Welcome to Carolyn’s Restaurant and Crafts ~

Welcome to the website for  Carolyn’s Restaurant and Crafts on Big Tancook Island. Big Tancook is located in Mahone Bay, six miles off the coast of Chester, Nova Scotia.

Just up the hill from the Tancook Ferry wharf. Carolyn’s is just up the hill from the ferry wharf on Big Tancook Island. A cozy gray and plum building, only a five minute walk from the Tancook Ferry, Carolyn’s Restaurant and Crafts is the first to welcome you to the island and all it has to offer.

Dine in or carry-out. Carolyn’s is an eat-in or take-out restaurant, specializing in fresh seafood, burgers, sandwiches, salads, seafood chowder, home made pie, ice cream, hot and cold drinks, and much more.

Dine in overlooking picturesque Mahone Bay, or take out Carolyn’s fresh, top quality home-cooking.  Bus tours and large groups should call ahead and ask her to prepare a delicious chowder luncheon, just for you and your friends…made with only the freshest seafood available.  Call (902) 228-2749

Large selection of locally made crafts. Browse through her large selection of locally made crafts.  You will find unique gifts for everyone on your list as well as souvenirs and post cards of the Island…all hand made.  The selection of hand-made craft items include, Suttle mats, crocheted afghans and baby sweater sets, embroidered and quilted items, hand painted popple rocks and fisherman’s buoys, and much more!

Carolyn’s Restaurant & Crafts: Big Tancook Island’s Tourist Ambassador.  Stop in to Carolyn’s for tourist information, maps of the island, and other  information about this area of Nova Scotia.  Inquire at Carolyn’s about Big Rock (the largest rock on the island), The Free Wilderness tenting location, and other features of interest on Big Tancook.

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