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4327 Highway 13, Hunter River, Prince Edward Island C0A 1N0, Canada
902-964-3300
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Dining options: Brunch, Lunch
Description: Postal code C0A1N0. Owned by Fred and Marina Doiron. Open Tue - Sun. We...
Postal code C0A1N0. Owned by Fred and Marina Doiron. Open Tue - Sun. We had a late lunch here and it was excellent!
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  • 6
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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
Cinnamon bun snack

On the road and we needed something to tie us over until lunch. We bought baked goods and coffee. Cinnamon buns are biscuit type, and very good and fresh. Cookies were good too. Baking on site and fresh. Seems like a busy diner. We did not eat in, but if I needed an all day breakfast place, this... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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Arnprior, Canada
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English first
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Food was not fresh. Soup was terribly thick. As the waitress said, "It gets like that when it sits around all day". Sandwiches were horrible. Very dirty floors etc. Will not go back.

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Arnprior, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

On the road and we needed something to tie us over until lunch. We bought baked goods and coffee. Cinnamon buns are biscuit type, and very good and fresh. Cookies were good too. Baking on site and fresh. Seems like a busy diner. We did not eat in, but if I needed an all day breakfast place, this would suit.... More 

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Manassas, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Breakfast here was disappointing. We had stopped by earlier and picked up some delicious cookies and made a special trip for breakfast. My "over-easy" fried eggs were medium at best, and the sausage I ordered with it was more like a hot dog. Orange juice came in a can. We won't be back.

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Delray Beach, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Very wonderful and the owner was great!! Ate there several days in a row for breakfast. Would eat there every day if I lived nearby. Reasonable prices and the Cinnamon Rolls were delicious!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Coffee and muffin was very good [and they do offer de Caff]. they also do breakfast all day.Very big Menu and they serve a "lunch special" daily. Only a very small seating area inside but have a large veranda when weather permits.

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Kensington, Prince Edward Island
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

This cute and charming little café eatery and bakery is just a short 100 yards/meters from the junction of highway 2 and route 13. Turn north on 13 and voilà! You're there. Situated right above the little tidal river (hence the name) parking can be a bit dicey especially at lunch time or fine summer days, but once you find... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

Hello biased opinion here but from a previous review I would like to set strait that the "proprietor" is not the "Yorkshire" woman who is actually just a waitress . But the business is actually owed and ran by a Chinese woman who has owned it for over 4 years now. And we try and better our selfs everyday. I... More 

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Vegreville Alberta
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

While cycling on the confederation trail we had stopped by for lunch. This place was quite busy and had people coming and going all the time. Which to us was a message that it was the place to eat. My wife ordered the seafood chowder, and I had the soup of the day which was a tomato curry. Both of... More 

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Lake Cowichan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Very Affordable. Service was quick. Homey feeling, lots of locals. Food was good, portions were good size. Nice to eat off real plates & metal cutlery compared to other breakfast restaurants.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Came in for a quick take-out coffee. Waitress behind counter mumbled something. Had to say pardon twice then just have up and asked for two coffees. Got two cups of hot dishwater with a vague coffee flavour. Threw it out a mile down the road and went to Tim's when we got to Charlottetown.

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Address: 4327 Highway 13, Hunter River, Prince Edward Island C0A 1N0, Canada
Phone Number: 902-964-3300
Location: Canada  >  Prince Edward Island  >  Hunter River
Cuisine: Cafe

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  • Address: 4327 Highway 13, Hunter River, Prince Edward Island C0A 1N0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Prince Edward Island  >  Hunter River
  • Phone Number: 902-964-3300

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cafe

Description

Postal code C0A1N0. Owned by Fred and Marina Doiron. Open Tue - Sun. We had a late lunch here and it was excellent!

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