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By the Bay

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7202 Main Street, Rustico, Prince Edward Island, Canada
9029632290
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for: Families with children
Description: Where the locals eat..

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  • 13
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  • 21
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Tasty Food!

In early October, we enjoyed dinner here on two occasions while visiting PEI. We tried a third time, but, unfortunately, the restaurant was closed Monday nights. Three or four days after our second visit, this restaurant became the only one in the area open for the winter. This clean, family... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 20, 2015
Zofia P
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Toronto, Canada
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London, Canada
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

We didn't want the typical seafood meal for a change and stopped in here as we were driving by. We order pizza and it was awesome!! No take out box needed, we ate it all!

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Toronto, Canada
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79 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

In early October, we enjoyed dinner here on two occasions while visiting PEI. We tried a third time, but, unfortunately, the restaurant was closed Monday nights. Three or four days after our second visit, this restaurant became the only one in the area open for the winter. This clean, family restaurant has two sections, one a nice dining area with... More 

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Thank Zofia P
Miramichi, Nb. Canada
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192 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

We were on a 3 day package deal with cottage & meals..included, in Rustico PEI, at the end of the season... We had breakfast at the By The Bay Restaurant...and had only been given a $15 voucher for the 2 of us..not each..just $15.. We were very surprised by the breakfast served... Huge servings...hot & everything was very very good...no... More 

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Thank Victoria477
Moncton, Canada
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

We entered and were never greeted, It was busy and everyone kept walking by us going straight ahead. We asked if we had to order breakfast or if we could have lunch. The server told us in 5 minutes we could order lunch. So we waited until she came back. She said they had to serve all the breakfast first.... More 

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Thank Chantal601
Beachburg
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Their breakfasts are amazing, the bacon is done just right, lots of meat on it, not much fat, the eggs are cooked just the way you ask for it. Lunches and dinners are very tasty as well and filling, you get your money's worth. They have a wide selection of food from seafood to pizzas and does them all well.... More 

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Thank Nora J
Bridgewater, Canada
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56 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

We found this quaint little restaurant in PEI a few years ago and we have gone there ever since when we are in the area. Only ever had breakfast here...delicious. We get the number 5 ( standard breakfast). Soft boiled eggs are done to perfection, the bacon crisp and tasty, but the home fries are Second to none. The service... More 

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Thank Hebbvillefoodie
Calgary, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

Found this to be a great place for a meal any time of the day. Good food, great people. Handy to anything else we were doing.

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Thank Adamsrib2014
Fredericton, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Food must have been sitting around for a few hours. It was rubbery and tasteless but still expensive. Fast food places have better food. I should have stayed at the cottage and had scrambled eggs.

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Thank Buckstravelbucks3
Kearney, Ontario
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235 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed lunch at the By the Bay Family Restaurant and it was easily one of the best meals we've eaten during our 5 day stay ipon PEI. The food was well prepared and tasty. The portions were huge and the service was excellent. I frankly wish we had dpfound the place a few days ago. This... More 

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Thank Allan H
Ottawa
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

We, all 4 of us, went for a family supper. Food was good and well prepared. Although the menu is very basic, there were enough choices to please everybody.'s taste. One of my son and my wife had scallops, I had hot turkey platter while my other son has fish & chips. Everybody indicated that the food was good but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7202 Main Street, Rustico, Prince Edward Island, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Prince Edward Island  >  Rustico
  • Phone Number: 9029632290

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Diner

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Where the locals eat..

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