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By the Bay

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7202 Main Street, Rustico, Prince Edward Island, Canada
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Description: Where the locals eat..

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Honest food, great service, good prices

There has to be some credit for great friendly service, welcoming decor and honest food. Had the fish and chips and rated the fish very highly, the chips were good but no more than that. Great price, good coffee. We'll be back.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

There has to be some credit for great friendly service, welcoming decor and honest food. Had the fish and chips and rated the fish very highly, the chips were good but no more than that. Great price, good coffee. We'll be back.

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New Brunswick, Canada
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I have no idea how a place like this can claim to have the best fish and chips on the north shore when they're probably the worst fish and chips I've ever had. If you're going to offer a quality fish and chips meal, it is an absolute must that you serve fresh cut fries. Instead we got frozen fries.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We were on a scenic drive from Cavendish one morning and decided to give this place a try--SOOOOO happy we did! Breakfast was priced reasonably (after being in Cavendish a few days and getting over priced average, small plates!). The food was fresh, hot and wonderful!! We loved it so much we went back for the next 3 mornings. Nicole... More 

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Ajax, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Last year stopped for breakfast, this year is was for lunch. Service was good, no complaints about the food, place was clean, but frozen French fries!

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Nashville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We loved By The Bay for its local atmosphere, kind service, and great food. There is free wifi as well, which was very helpful. The eggs, potatoes, and bacon are great, plus the prices are reasonable!

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West Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We stopped in and had fish and chips. Nice little restaurant with reasonable prices and friendly staff.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 via mobile

The breakfast was average, and the service was good and the prices were very reasonable. Not too fancy, but the food was good. I would reccommend it for breakfast, but maybe skip dinner.

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Halifax, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

A nice little restaurant. I had the vegetarian wrap with potatoes. The potatoes were a little dry but the wrap was packed with veggies. I would also recommend the fries.

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Miramichi, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Just a typical local cafe. Not alot of personality in terms of atmosphere, but the food was great and the portions were large. (We only had breakfast here). Prices were reasonable and the staff was very friendly!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

My husband and I are here mostly because we were vacationing in the off-season and our usual haunts were closed for the season. What a treat! The service was excellent, and the pizza and garlic fingers we ordered were delicious. We'll definitely be back the next time we're in PEI!

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Address: 7202 Main Street, Rustico, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Location: Canada  >  Prince Edward Island  >  Rustico
Cuisine: Diner

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  • Address: 7202 Main Street, Rustico, Prince Edward Island, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Prince Edward Island  >  Rustico

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Diner

Description

Where the locals eat..

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