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114 Prince William Street, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
(506) 642-1885
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9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Thu 8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Breakfast wrap was a hit

Charming young waitress served us excellent breakfast. The potatoes were just right. There is music in the adjoining restaurant in the evening,

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 3, 2015
Phillip G
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015 via mobile

Saint John doesn't have many brunch spots to offer that aren't chain restaurants and this is by far the best brunch place in the city! We have had many different items off the menu and never been disappointed. Great for coffee, brunch, or dessert.

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Thank AmyLeroysMom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

I really like the atmosphere here and how you can choose to sit anywhere in the restaurant (not just in the cafe). My cousin and I both tried eggs benny variations, which I would rate pretty good, but not amazing. The crab cakes were well seasoned and added nice flavor. The sausage and apple combo didn't thrill us though. Overall,... More 

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Thank merrykat
New York City, New York
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60 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Charming young waitress served us excellent breakfast. The potatoes were just right. There is music in the adjoining restaurant in the evening,

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Thank Phillip G
Fredericton, Canada
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129 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

This is a perfect spot for a relaxed brunch. We had the chicken and waffles (ask for maple syrup with them!), mimosas, breakfast sandwiches and the watermelon salad. The food was so good, and the outside seating is peaceful and pretty. And great playlists! A must-visit on a weekend trip to Saint John.

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Thank atticgirl7
Saint John, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

The Bourbon omelette was well delicious; very interesting combination of flavours. Jalepenos and chorizo give it a good bit of heat. The eggs Benedict were fantastic as well, served on cornbread. Generous portion of home fries and toast to accompany the main dish. Drip coffee was tolerable, but nothing special.

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Thank Ron Y
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

I hate eating breakfast, but I swear I can never say that again after eating here. This breakfast was like nothing I have ever experienced. I am a huge addict of hot sauce and ketchup, but for this meal I used NEITHER! What?! I got eggs benedict with avocado, sweet potato & creole sauce (don't like hollandaise) all on top... More 

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Thank Kirstin V
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

I have only ever eaten breakfast here so I cannot comment on the lunch and dinner menu, but their breakfast is so good. I almost always get the poached eggs, which have some unique combinations like avocado and sweet potato chips, and sausage and apple- served on cornbread, which is different and delicious. My SO often gets the omelet or... More 

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Thank Guyute_21
Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015 via mobile

We walked by looking for dessert and the carrot cake was the perfect answer. When we walked up we thought it was closed so almost missed out on a great finish to our night in Saint John

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Thank Don S
Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

My title says it all. Especially loved the fish tacos.m my friend had the lobster poutine and raved about it. I will order that next time. Servers great. Lovely spot.

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Thank Marlenemaca
Moncton, Canada
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117 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

The cafe is a fantastic place for breakfast! Stopped in recently on a beautiful morning and sat in a booth beside an open window to enjoy our meal. We ordered up two versions of egg Benedict. One with crab cakes and one with apples and cheese. They were awesome! Fantastic breakfast made so much better with the beautiful setting! Well... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 114 Prince William Street, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  New Brunswick  >  Saint John
  • Phone Number: (506) 642-1885

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cafe
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm

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