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By the River Bakery & Cafe

Cafe, Canadian, Soups
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4327 Highway 13, Hunter River, Prince Edward Island C0A 1N0, Canada
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Holyoke, Massachusetts
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here the night we attended Harmony House performance which was about a 20 minute drive from where we stay in Cavendish at the Parkview Farms Tourist Home and Cottages. It has a nice screened porch and the menu is fine with sandwiches and limited entrees. The bakery items were limited but wonderful with muffins, bread and rolls, cookies... More 

Thank Mary904
Nova Scotia, Canada
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141 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hubby & I stopped in for breakfast. We both had 2 eggs, potatoes, toast, ham and juice. The eggs were cooked to perfection. The potatoes were cooked perfectly as well. They make their own breads. I had raisin bread toast. Hubby had whole wheat toast. They also have white, multi-grain and gluten free breads. My hubby ordered oj to drink.... More 

Thank CoalLady
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of choices here and all are really good. We stopped a couple times for fresh baking and were never disappointed.

Thank Jody L
Summerside, Canada
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Our family had brunch there.Food was fabulous and made to order.Homemade blueberry pancakes were delicious.Everyone had something different and it was all amazing. Service was fast and friendly.

Thank cindy5136
Charlottetown, Canada
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

I'm always on the search for a good fish and chips meal. Heard about this place and their $10.99 fresh fish and chips every day. It's a bakery/Cafe. Service was good, meal was best I've had on the Island. Large piece of crispy, lightly battered haddock ( just a bit over cooked) served with large order of fries, fresh bakery... More 

Thank Bill A
Hunter River, Prince Edward Island, Canada
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

I live in the area and am there quite a bit. The good is good, prices are excellent and the staff is very friendly. I feel so lucky that this place is just down the road.

Thank Colleen M
Shelburne, Canada
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73 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

We stopped here for breakfast on our way from Charlottetown to Prince Edward Island National Park. It's a wonderful find. The baked goods are delicious, and we enjoyed our breakfast, as well: French toast made with their own baked bread. Yummy!

Thank messengrl
Stratford, Canada
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50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

I had guests with me during the of-season for tourists and we needed to find a place to eat in the major tourist region of PEI. It was one of those situations, "What to do? What to do?". This little spot popped into my mind, and with really no alternative, took my guests there. Thank good ness we popped in... More 

Thank Irwin J
Saskatoon, Canada
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168 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed a very good lunch on the deck here. The staff was congenial and efficient. The server continually checked up upon us and made us feel welcome. The bill was fair. We would not hesitate to stop here again. Well done!

Thank GuatadeLapis
Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

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.

2 Thank horacebaxter

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Cafe, Canadian, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4327 Highway 13, Hunter River, Prince Edward Island C0A 1N0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Prince Edward Island  >  Hunter River
  • Phone Number: 902-964-3300
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?