Shanty Cafe

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The Shanty Café is a casual dining restaurant and catering business located at 6B Central Street in the heart of beautiful downtown Yarmouth, Nova Scotia.  

The Shanty Cafe is a Social Enterprise.  Our parent company is the Yarmouth Association for Community Residential Options (YACRO).  Our mandate is to provide meaningful employment to individuals who face barriers to employment as a result of disability, mental illness, age, language, literacy, etc.  Our mission is to do this in a professional restaurant environment which brings a variety of ethnic and organic menu items to our community.

We focus on serving great meals that are flavorful and affordable. Featuring a variety of dishes inspired by local and international cuisine, this is the perfect location for a relaxing breakfast, a delicious lunch or just a friendly gathering.


Our current hours of operation are : Monday to Thursday, 6:00 am to 7:00 pm. Friday, 6:00 am to 8:00 pm and Saturday, 6:00 am to 7:00 pm.

We’re looking forward to seeing you!