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All 16 Kensington Restaurants

Shipwright's Cafe

11869 Route 6 | Margate, Kensington, Prince Edward Island C0B 1M0, Canada
902-836-3403
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Ranked #7 of 16 Restaurants in Kensington
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Cuisines: Canadian
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Massachusetts
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212 reviews 212 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
194 helpful votes 194 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We had an early dinner of seafood and pasta and a lamb special. The seafood pasta dish was fresh but nothing too special, and the lamb was very good but fatty. We were thinking about dessert but we thought $9 for a brownie with ice cream was a bit much.

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Toronto, Canada
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93 reviews 93 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Nice farm house atmosphere. A little better than average maybe. The choices in this area of Island are not great and this place is probably your best bet for a chef prepared meal and a menu with some variety of good fresh local produce. The salads were great, scallop dish with pasta was a little disappointing (the scallops were a... More 

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Charlottetown
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 via mobile

Seafood chowder prices are unreasonable, pulled pork very dry and vegetable soup (a cup!) $9.00. Asked for jam for biscuit and was told they only sell by jar. This is mot how you build clientele

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Eastern Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

We ate at Shipwright's Cafe in November. The menu was varied. Loved the Italian Wedding Soup and had duck for the main course while other options were on the menu, such as scallops, beef, etc. The presentation of each dish was interesting. The chef and his wife made us feel welcome and the service was second to none. Sure hope... More 

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Middleton, PEI
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

It was priced a little bit above what I normally like to spend but it was well worth it. If you are looking for high end food this is the place to go. Chef Calvin Burt is hands down the best Chef in PEI better than Chef Michael Smith or any others you might think of.

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Summerside, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

I love this place! We have been enjoying Shipwrights for many years. Fresh, ethically raised, fresh, local, prepared with passion and served with love. Calvin and his team impress us every time we visit. We buy from his Farmers Market stall in the winter, we dine with him during the summer and we buy his amazing preserves, pickles, breads and... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

So few good restaurants in area. Really want this one to succeed. Good local (some in the yard!) food. Last time we were there very disappointing. No effort to give us a table we wanted - or even a similar one. Charged a dollar (plus double digit taxes, everywhere in Canada) for extra condiment when they should have provided enough... More 

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Havelock, Canada
2 reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

Had a great lunch there today with a great friend. The restaurant was very accommodating with my gluten free requirements. GF clearly marked on the menu. John had the fish cakes, I had the lamb burger with a home made gluten free bun. My friend had the liver and onions, the serving was substantial and you did not leave the... More 

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Top Contributor
105 reviews 105 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

beautiful pastoral setting, chickens, flower and vegetable garden, lovely bakery and cafe on a quiet country road. food excellent as commented in previous reviews. if we lived in the area, it would definitely be a grocery/ bakery stop on a frequent basis. next time we go to Indian River Festival we will come here for lunch or dinner.

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Minden, Canada
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12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

Four of us had a wonderful meal here. The food was excellent as was the friendly service. We each had a different entree and each of us was very pleased. The house with several dining rooms was delightful. We were upstairs in a private room just for us. Looking out the window was a picture perfect pastoral scene. I would... More 

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Additional Information about Shipwright's Cafe

Address: 11869 Route 6 | Margate, Kensington, Prince Edward Island C0B 1M0, Canada
Phone Number: 902-836-3403
Location: Canada  >  Prince Edward Island  >  Kensington
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Canadian

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