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Lily's

55 Lake Dr S | The Lily Lake Pavilion, Saint John, New Brunswick E2K 5S3, Canada
+1 506-693-3586
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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CUISINES
American, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
55 Lake Dr S | The Lily Lake Pavilion, Saint John, New Brunswick E2K 5S3, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are traveling from the U.S. and were fortunate to find Lily's for dinner and had a delicious Thanksgiving meal. The restaurant was very inviting and well managed. Highly recommended.

Thank Richard B
Shyla A, Front Office Manager at Lily's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review, we are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your experience at Lily's.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I had a wonderful, well-prepared, well-presented reasonably priced full meal tonight for dinner. We each had the tasty pumpkin soup with choice of bread. We chose foccacia. The main course offered several choices, but mine was blackened salmon. My partner's was traditional...More

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Shyla A, Front Office Manager at Lily's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for sharing your experience at Lily's, it is so nice to read your comments and the staff will be thrilled when they see it. We are a unique restaurant with a wonderful story to tell so thank you for telling it...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This wonderful restaurant overlooks a lake right in the middle of the city of Saint John. A boardwalk with outside dining as well. The food was delicious. The tenderloin tips melted in my mouth. The wait staff were awesome. I would recommend this restaurant to...More

Thank witwim
Shyla A, Front Office Manager at Lily's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We are so very lucky to have this beautiful location, a hidden gem in the city. The lights around the lake in the evening make this a great place to walk and then come to Lily's for...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You know, like all the majority or reviews, this place was really nice! Its a nice restaurant at the bottom of the building. The service genuinely nice. Its simple inside, but don't let that sway you. The food is really good! My party had the...More

Thank iyeh
Shyla A, Front Office Manager at Lily's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking time to send in your review, we are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your meals and experience at Lily's. Our chefs take great pride in offering mostly scratch made items, fresh baked breads and soups. Next time you visit you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a calming view of the water while we waited for our orders of eggs benny and spinach frittata. Don't expect fast food prep time -- we had a leisurely chat while we waited, but the food, when it arrived, was beautiful, delicious, and...More

Thank Janice T
Shyla A, Front Office Manager at Lily's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much Janice for taking time to give us your lovely review! Sarah was so pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit. You can't come to Lily's without trying one of our desserts, scratch made by our very own pastry chef Lucie. If...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been here in the past. The food was fine however for we found the service to be a little slow. We gave our meal and drink order at one time. Two pops and two glasses of water. It took about 10 mins to...More

Thank Dan S
Shyla A, Front Office Manager at Lily's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Dan, Thank you for your review, we certainly appreciate your feedback on your recent experience at Lily's. I apologize for the less than stellar service, please be aware this is not our typical standard. If you would like to discuss this further I would...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wanted a lunch spot with a fantastic chowder and I read the reviews for Lily's and wasn't disappointed! I had the cup portion which was more than enough for me. It was full of seafood, huge scallops and other fish. Really nice biscuit as...More

Thank Mrs S
Shyla A, Front Office Manager at Lily's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed our Bay of Fundy Seafood Chowder and Lucie's scratch made tea biscuits-they are the best! Hope to see you again soon :)

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner at the restaurant on my husband's birthday (9/02/2017). Excellent food and service Lovely view of the water.

Thank linda c
Shyla A, Front Office Manager at Lily's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Linda, Thank you for taking time to send in your review, we are so pleased to hear you and your husband enjoyed your visit at Lily's. Hope to see you again soon:)

Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Three of us visited for dinner. Even though there was a large party from a tour bus, we were seated and served promptly. All of the food was excellent. Our only complaint was that there was only one beer tap, and it had Moosehead Light,...More

Thank Margaret J
Shyla A, Front Office Manager at Lily's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Margaret, thank you for taking time to send in your review! We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your recent experience at Lily's. Our chefs will appreciate your comments on our food. Currently we do only have Moosehead light on tap, but we...More

Reviewed 12 September 2017

I came with a party of four for supper. The waitstaff were very efficient and friendly. Our waitress especially so. I had the seafood fettuccine. It was the best I have ever had. Large pieces of seafood, mussels, shrimp, scallops, lobster clearly visible, on a...More

Thank Deborah W
Shyla A, Front Office Manager at Lily's, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Thank you Deborah for sharing your experience at Lily's, we are so happy to hear you enjoyed your meal and service-it was our pleasure to have you. Thank you for supporting your community by choosing Lily's.

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Jeffdoak216
18 December 2016|
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Response from Shyla A | Property representative |
We are not open Christmas day or Boxing Day. We reopen on the 27th at 11 am.
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Racie-roo
12 July 2016|
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Response from Shyla A | Property representative |
Unfortunately there is not an elevator...there is ramp access on both sides of the building but it is a long walk. We do have a wheelchair in our upstairs lobby that is available for our customers should you choose to use... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, View
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Lake Dr S | The Lily Lake Pavilion, Saint John, New Brunswick E2K 5S3, Canada (Formerly Lily's Cafe)
  • Location: Canada  >  New Brunswick  >  Saint John
  • Phone Number: +1 506-693-3586
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