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A Cavendish favourite, now entering our eleventh summer in business. No visit to Prince Edward Island is complete without a stop at The Lost Anchor!
PRICE RANGE
$9 - $21
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Late Night
CUISINES
Bar, Seafood, Canadian
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free off-street parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Table Service, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there last night excited to try their halibut. It was 7pm They put us on a waitlist and said they would text us in an hour. A half hour later they called and said they would not be able to accommodate us. This did...not give us much time to find another place, Poor businessMore

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant has a great outdoor patio. The food was excellent, we had the scallops and sausage meals. Staff and service was very good.

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They have a nice place to eat outdoors. Lost Anchor was the first place we found PEI mussels after several days on the island. They were excellent as was the seafood chowder. And despite the crowds, we were not rushed. Hear me clapping.

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great Food!!! We ate on the upper deck and the weather was beautiful! Denise was our server and very attentive and wonderful!

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Let me tell you - when You're a party of 9, ain't easy to get a table anywhere ... But his place ,tough they are extremely popular and busy, made it work,, 3 of our group are kids 6-5-4... not a problem! You may have...to wait you go in line for a while but get a drink sit back relax and wait!! we had everything from Mussels to lobster rolls to chowder.. not a derogatory remark ... go you love it !! We wound up going a 2nd time and everyone remembered us and received us like old friends !!More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Using TripAdvisor, we decided to have our lunch at this restaurant. The staff are so young, energetic and welcoming. They have inside and outside tables. Their portions are enormous and the food quality is very good. I recommend fish and chips. Their beer selection is...local and nice and I recommend to drink Somersby Apple cider in summer as it is refreshing.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

delicious and fresh seafood. Scallops excellent. So were fish tacos and mussels. Service staff was young and inexperienced— food was slow to arrive. I think this is due to staffing shortages in summer 2022 and not really the restaurant’s fault. But be prepared to wait...if it’s busy.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed August 19, 2022

We’re staying at nearby cottages while on vacation and walked over, and we’re so glad we did! Denise was so kind and lovely, joking with us and giving recommendations on the menu. The food and drinks were delicious! Everything from the sangria, to the mussels,...chowder, sliders, and Denise’s spot on dessert recommendations were perfect. Love it, will definitely go back!More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed August 13, 2022

Our family were there in July 31, 2022, arrived a little after 6:00pm, was told there was no seat, not allowed to wait nor could get take-out. No explaination. What a rude, unresonable attitude and service to customers. It shouldn't happen nor be tolerated.

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed August 13, 2022

We sat outside. Food was good, especially the scallops. It is a decent place to eat when in Cavendish.

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed August 9, 2022

My family and some friends stopped in here on our recent vacation to the east coast from Ontario. The staff was very friendly and accomodating our party of 7. The food was great! (highly recommend the fish tacos). It was so good that we made...a point of letting the manager and owner know how much we loved it.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed August 2, 2022 via mobile

Had the most amazingly fresh island burger. Choice of toppings all complemented each other. Loved the fries too. Service was great.

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed July 31, 2022 via mobile

We are so glad we stopped in at the unassuming Lost Anchor tucked away on the Cavendish strip! We are native islanders living away and it’s hard to find a chowder in a restaurant that matches your mom’s growing up but we were not disappointed!...The arugula salad and the fish tacos were also excellent. Thank you to our fantastic waitress Denise for the recommendations. We will be back (and have already messaged our family saying they need to come here!).More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed July 30, 2022

Fantastic! GREAT FOOD and GREAT SERVICE. Our server Izzy was nice and friendly and served us very well without being annoyingly over attentive. And did I mention the food was FANTASTIC?! Thanks for a great dining experience.

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed July 30, 2022

Stopped here for lunch, my wife and I both ordered the seafood chowder. The portion sizes work good and staff were friendly. However, the seafood chowder was the worst I’ve ever had. Very salty over cooked fish and had little flavour. Was very disappointing. Giving...one out of five stars just on the food alone.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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don22cc
August 7, 2018|
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Response from Jason M | Property representative |
Yes! We sure are.
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Ron_A5
August 13, 2017|
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Response from Jason M | Property representative |
Hi, we have many gluten free options. Please check our menu at our website! Trip advisor won't let me post the link here, but you can find our website in our bio!
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September 25, 2015|
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Response from Jason M | Property representative |
Hi, we are seasonal, but we might push our season out to October this year. Please check with us in September for a more definitive answer.
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Yes, The Lost Anchor offers takeout services.

The Lost Anchor is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5