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The Savvy Sailor

100 Montague Street, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0, Canada
+1 902-640-7245
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (115 reviews)
“muesli” (12 reviews)
“po'boy” (14 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 am - 3:00 pmAll hours
American, Cafe, Seafood, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
100 Montague Street, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Love the breakfast here, great service, wonderful consistent tasty food and the best breakfast in town.

Thank Allyson9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Savvy Sailor has it all – good (hearty) food, good location, good ambiance (with an outside deck), and great staff. I ate at Savvy Sailor three times (two Breakfasts and one lunch) and enjoyed each one. The quality of the food is outstanding. I...More

1  Thank Gregory P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed the small atmosphere and view, but the food was pretty mediocre. I was disappointed by the limited menu. With all the choices along the Harbor, I wish I had chosen a different one.

Thank Cathy W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I got Savvy Brekkie and good - mashed potato cake was kind of different- tasted like it had sour cream in it? Husband loved muesli and rhubarb compote- too sour for me... good coffee and service.

1  Thank suzannesg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice place, nice location......located among many restaurants and shops and over-looking the waterfront. To begin....service somewhat slow, but good. My wife had a Scallop Po Boy....had 4 scallops on it....flavor good. I had the Smoked Salmon Panini with cream cheese, capers and arugula. I have...More

Thank gold-vintner
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a nice lunch here in late October. The weather was so beautiful, they had their patio open! The views of the harbour are spectacular. My partner and I both had the beet salad with scallops. Very tasty and you get about 6 scallops. Would...More

Thank njlSurrey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I had to check out the Savvy Sailor when we arrived to Lunenburg due to recommendations from friends (and of course tripadvisor). The view from the balcony in itself is worth the trip! The prices were very reasonable and the portion sizes...More

Thank Taylor P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After an unexpected early wake up by fire alarms at Smuggers Cove Inn, we headed to the Savvy Sailor for breakfast. We were tired & cranky when we arrived but very happy & cheerful when we left. The french toast & bacon were D-lish! Jam...More

Thank Kate W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good food, nice patio and great service. The scallops and beet salad that I had was excellent, others with me enjoyed their selections as well.

Thank magook
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch here and thoroughly enjoyed it! The food was excellent, served quickly and piping hot. I had the Haddock Chowder - chalk full of haddock chunks in a milk based broth. Very nicely flavored. My sister had the cold fish plate. Members of...More

Thank Claudetteth
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Questions & Answers
Joseph L
9 April 2017|
Response from SavvySailor_2012 | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest. The Savvy Sailor's current hours are Monday-Friday 830am-3pm Saturday-Sunday 8am-3pm
4 July 2016|
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Response from Lynn E | Reviewed this property |
I think all day or at least until 11am.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 17
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Montague Street, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Lunenburg
  • Phone Number: +1 902-640-7245
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The Savvy Sailor Cafe is licensed and has great selection of both traditional and fresh new breakfast and lunch fairs. Views overlooking the UNESCO town harbour.
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