Food and Shops

Tide Cycles
IMG_20170427_093614Tide Cycles is a bicycle repair shop focused on recycling and refurbishing used/vintage bikes. We offer quality repairs and servicing to get people back on the road and we aim to promote local bicycle culture and active, free-moving lifestyles. Open from 9-4 Thursday to Saturday until the May long weekend, and open 9-4 Tuesday to Saturday thereafter. Located in the Oakdene Centre, 1913 Clementsvale Road, Bear River. Phone: (902) 245-0014. Email: Facebook:

Myrtle’s and Rosie’s Restaurant
Restaurant, Ice Cream, Treats, and Treasures and Bear River-related memorabilia. Try our own home-made Chili, sauces, take-out-meals, and especially Mom’s (really good) Bread Pudding! Friday night music jam sessions after supper. Located in the Trading Post Building on Clementsvale Road. Open year round.
(902) 467-0176


Groceries and Nova Scotia Liquor Commission outlet.
Cherry Brook Grocery features locally smoked bacon and ham, plus a selection of Nova Scotian made foodstuffs.
Mon-Sat 7 am-10 pm, Sun 9 am-9 pm
River Road & Lansdowne
Darcy (902) 467 3543

ferry ad A small-batch roaster offering fresh, fairtrade, organic coffee beans to both retail and wholesale markets. “fairtrade + organic = happiness”
1890 Clementsvale Rd. PO Box 133, Bear River, NS, B0S 1B0, 902.467.0128 (Roastery). Owners Jonathan Welch & Erin Schopfer. Coffee beans available at the roaster by chance or at The Flight of Fancy and Cherrybrook GroceryStore. Email:  Facebook page.

Wilson’s Gas

1245 River Road

L’sitkuk gas bar
185 Reservation Road, across from the Bear River First Nation Cultural and Heritage Centre. Gas, diesel, furnace oil and small convenience store.
8:oo am – 8:00 pm     7 days/week        902-467-0557

Other Businesses:

Bear River Plastics

For the last 15 years Bear River Plastic Welding has offered cutting edge floating dock design for both commercial and recreational uses, consistently delivering unsurpassed quality and service. For more information please contact Dave Wilson
Office: 902.638.3438    Cell:    902.245.8319
Fax:    .902.638.8264
Shop Location:   231 Spinnaker Dr Cornwallis N.S. B0S 1H0
Mailing Address:   186 Upper River Rd. Bear River, NS B0S1B0
Website: Bear River Plastic Welding

Clare-Thorbes-in-cafeClare Thorbes – Creativity Coach
What’s in the way of your best life in the arts? Creativity coaching can help you manage anxiety, find the time and space to create, and overcome creative blocks. Phone: (902) 250-0735. Please visit to find out more.


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