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Best Family Restaurant in Sydney NS

Located at 45 Keltic Drive in the Sydney River Plaza, Don Cherry’s Family Restaurant in Sydney River is one of the best family restaurants in Sydney NS according to an increase in traffic that has been coming through our doors recently.

We are seeing about the same amount of sports teams and lunch crowds, but family dining at Don Cherry’s in Sydney NS has definitely increased significantly over the past few months.

If you family is a little older, then you’ll want to come down during happy hour on Friday and Saturday nights where the buckets of beer are only $15.00 and the big game is always on one of our many big screen TVs.

Full Service Family Style Restaurant

If you are looking for a full service family style restaurant that caters to family dining and has a friendly atmosphere, then Don Cherry’s Restaurant in Sydney NS is the place to be. This popular family restaurant in Sydney River is open 7 days a week and has lunch or supper specials to please the whole family.

If you are looking for mouth watering steaks, fish & chips, wings, lasagna, or nachos, come on out to Don Cherry’s in Sydney River. We have a children’s menu were the kids can pick from a number of yummy items to eat. Don’t forget we also have a gluten-friendly menu.

Home Cooked Meals

  • Ribs
  • BBQ heaven
  • New York steak
  • Oriental stir fry
  • Chicken Tortellini
  • Meat Lasagna
  • Chicken Parmesan
  • Sweet Thai chicken
  • Grilled chicken dinner
  • Fajitas
  • Spaghetti n’ meatball melt
  • Chicken fingers
  • Fisherman’s platter


Best Desserts in Sydney NS

Think you’ve had the best desserts in Cape Breton? Why not try a piece of deep dish apple crisp at Don Cherry’s Sports Grill and Family Restaurant in Sydney, Nova Scotia. If apple crisp is not your favorite dessert then surely a chocolate brownie sundae will make your mouth water. If you have never tried Don Cherry’s deep fried cheesecake, our patrons have said it’s to die for.

So if you are looking for a family restaurant that serves home make desserts, then call and make a reservation for the whole family at Don Cherry’s Restaurant in Sydney River.

  • Deep dish apple crisp
  • chocolate brownie sundae
  • chocolate explosion
  • New York cheesecake
  • Deep fried cheesecake

Hot Wings

If the family wants to try the best hot wings in Sydney River, then there are quite a few different flavored hot wings to choose from including buffalo hot wings, Don’s ultimate wings, smokey BBQ wings, honey garlic wings, and teriyaki wings.

If you are in the Sydney River area on Tuesday or Thursday nights, the hot wings are the cheapest and best tasting in Sydney NS, just $7.99/pound.

Happy Hour at Don Cherrys Sydney River

The lowest HAPPY HOUR Prices in Sydney Nova Scotia are at Don Cherry’s Sports Grill in Sydney River! If you are looking for a great place to hang out with friends, especially during Happy Hour, check out Don Cherry’s Sports Grill in Sydney River!

Don Cherry’s in Sydney NS has over 20 big screen TVs where you and your friends can watch the big game. While you watch the Blue Jays play or your favorite hockey game, you can enjoy our special HAPPY HOUR prices!

Friday & Saturday Nights Are Happy Hour at Don Cherry’s!

If you come to Don Cherry’s in Sydney on the weekend, in particular Friday or Saturday night between 9-11 PM for Don Cherry’s happy hour, our 60 oz pictures of Budweiser and Bud Light are on for $15.00 taxes included!

If you want to try out “Well Shots” they are only $4.00 taxes included!

Happy Hour at Don Cherry’s in Sydney River has been growing over the past couple of years mostly because of word of mouth. We have been seeing an increase of new and old customers returning to Don Cherry’s on Friday and Saturday nights, not only to watch the big game, but to take advantage of the best Happy Hour prices in Sydney NS.

The Patio is Open

Don’t forget if you want to come to Don Cherry’s in the afternoon or evening to enjoy a hearty supper or dinner special, our patio is always open. Just come to Don Cherry’s Pub in Sydney River, take a seat anywhere in our patio area outside, and your friendly waitress will be over quickly to take your order.

There are many types of beer on tap including our Budweiser and Bud Light specials. We have a large menu selection for you to choose from including lunch specials, hot wings, and steaks grilled to perfection!

If you are wondering where to eat in Sydney and are looking for the best family restaurant in Sydney NS to enjoy a nice meal with the wife and kids, Don Cherry’s is the perfect location. Don Cherry’s in Sydney River the best place in town to watch your favorite sports channel with the boys.

Food Specials

You can expect nothing but cheap food specials at Don’s! If you are coming in for dinner or supper you will have many choices of home cooked meals at affordable pricing. Some of our best sellers include nachos, poutines, ribs, steak, chicken dinner, spaghetti, or the popular fisherman’s platter.

So all in all it is a great experience dining out in Sydney NS at Don Cherry’s where you will find decent pricing on all menu items, drink specials, family friendly menu, and gluten friendly items.

Best Hot Wings in Sydney NS

Don’t forget Tuesday and Thursday nights are our famous hot wing specials! Don Cherry’s has the best hot wings in Sydney NS. The price for hot wings is the cheapest in town, not to mention that they are the best tasting wings anywhere in Cape Breton, or so our patrons have told us.

Tuesday and Thursday nights are usually packed because of the hot wing specials so come early or call ahead and we’ll reserve a couple tables for you and your friends. There are many varieties of hot wings like Don’s famous ultimate wings or the teriyaki hot wings so order up 3 or 4 dozen different flavors of hot wings and pick and choose which ones you want to share with your buds.

Bring a few friends to Don Cherry’s Sports Grill in Sydney and stay around for our cheap happy hour drink prices on Friday and Saturday nights only.


Aug 3, 2017 by Tanya Marie
Service and Food was Amazing !!

Been introduced to this place a couple of weeks ago.It is amazing I ate there twice, service was a 10 and the food was a 10. THANK YOU.



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