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St. Ann's Lobster Supper

St. Ann's, Route 224 between Stanley Bridge and New Glasgow, near Cavendish National Park, Prince Edward Island C0A 1N0, Canada
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Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Reservations
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- Jul 21, 2014
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English first
Montreal, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

It is the best place for your lobster supper experience. The service is fast, efficient, and friendly. The food (mussels, chowder, lobster) is excellent and super fresh.Even when the dinner room is full it is still quiet enough to allow for a conversation.

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Perth, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I don't have much to add to the other reviewers -- just make sure you GET THERE! Who knew a church supper would grow to this amazing outing. Is it tired and past its prime? Hell no. It is what it says it is -- a church supper. A fantastic lobster dinner in a church basement.

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Rhode Island, USA
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55 reviews 55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

You can't visit PEI without doing at least one of the famous lobster suppers. We chose St. Ann's, the oldest one, which is celebrating its 50th year. When we arrived, we explained that one of our party has allergies to gluten and dairy, and they were more than happy to accommodate (and knowledgeable, too). We loved the clam chowder (salad... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Overall the food was fantastic and very plentiful! The chowder was delicious very creamy and thick and the mussels were very tasty too. The lobster was fresh and oh so tasty as was the chicken that my brother had and the steak my sister tried. The rhubarb crumble that is in house made was some of the best I ever... More

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Hamilton, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

A short drive from Cavendish St. Ann's operates in a large church basement. Its history says that it was the first church group starting in 1964 to put on lobster suppers to raise money. The atmosphere is very basic and we thought it was now old and tired. There was a going-through- the-motions feeling about the whole operation maybe because... More

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Barrie, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

We were in PEI for a week and visited St.Anns. We had the standard fair as follows: - 1) Fish Chowder Soup and Home-Made Biscuit ( My Rating 8/10) 2) Plate full of mussels (My Rating 10/10) 3) 1 Lb Lobster (Warmed not Freshly steamed) ( My rating 6/10 ) 4) Homemade Strawberry Shortcake (My rating 9/10) - The dinner... More

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Fukaya, Japan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

St. Ann's was featured in a travel show in Japan just before we came over so we knew we could expect something good... well, mostly good anyway. Being in a church kind of guarantees interesting but slightly uncomfortable chairs and tables and that's what we got. The idea here is quite simple: to cook up a lot of lobster and... More

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Muskoka District, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013 via mobile

So you're eating in a church basement. Our waitress was very sweet but very very slow. The hostess eventually figured out that the rolls waiting on a nearby service station were for us. Our lobster was tasty. The mussels were gritty. The lemon meringue pie was a treat!

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

I went to St. Ann's with great expectations. They had a 1 and 1/2 pound lobster special. My wife and I ordered the special which sounded pretty good. Each of us was served a 1 pound lobster and one-half of a second lobster, cut in half. The lobster was clearly reheated a second time, with the meat being very tough... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

St Ann's came highly recommended by the owner of the B&B we stayed at, as well as in other restaurant reviews. It was disappointing!!!!!!! The mussels and lobster were not fresh, We had the special 1 1/2 pound of lobster dinner. The mussels were at least a few days old!!! The lobster came in 2 pieces (i.e., 1 whole lobster... More

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