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Dalvay By The Sea Restaurant

16 Cottage Cres., Dalvay, Prince Edward Island C0A 1P0, Canada
+1 902-672-2048
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good22%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
7 Jan 2017
“Really nice”
1 Nov 2016
“Great lunch on the set of Anne of Green Gables”
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Canadian, Gluten Free Options
16 Cottage Cres., Dalvay, Prince Edward Island C0A 1P0, Canada
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Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Between the truffle fries, sandwich options, and strawberry basil Eton Mess dessert, I was surprised to find so many delicious gluten-free options for lunch! My husband and I visited based off of a recommendation, and we are so glad we did. We loved the history...More

Thank Chelsea L
Joel J, General Manager at Dalvay By The Sea Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Chelsea L, Thank you very much for your glowing review. I am so pleased to hear that you enjoyed the Gluten Free options on our menu. I very much hope that you will have the opportunity to try this years fantastic menu when we...More

Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is a beautiful turn of the century hotel, perfect for a quiet romantic vacation. It is located on a peaceful lake about 200 yards from a great beach. There is a great restaurant and bar,friendly staff and best of all no TV's or telephones.

Thank Sheila B
Management response:

Thank you Sheila B for your wonderful comments! We hope you will come back and visit next season. Best regards, Sylvie

Reviewed 8 January 2017

The food was superb. Waiter was excellent. Ambience and decor were very nice. When the management changed a couple of years ago, the service was pitiable and we hadn't been back since, but were hearing good things so we tried it again for lunch. It...More

Thank CrossRiver
Management response:

Thank you CrossRiver for your great review! We hope to see you again next summer. Best regards, Sylvie

Reviewed 1 November 2016

We had an amazing lunch in the historic dining room. Open lobster sandwiches and a splendid dessert. Very beautiful gardens, spend some time after by the lake!

1  Thank Salserra
Management response:

Thank you Salserra for your feedback! We hope to see you again next summer. Best regards, Sylvie

Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a place to take business associates To dine and so checked Dalvay out. About half an hour out if Charlottetown the beautiful old building (100 + years) is worth the trip. We had a lovely dinner, salmon and haddock and applies....More

Thank Moose76_12
Management response:

Thank you Moose76_12 for your great review! I am glad to here you had a good day at Dalvay. Let me know when you would like to plan your meetings for next season. You can reach me at smichaud@dalvaybythesea.com. Best regards, Sylvie

Reviewed 21 September 2016

We had stopped in to have a quick look at the resort on our first trip across the Island and went back several days later intending to spend the afternoon. There's a beautiful, large fireplace in the 'lobby', flanked by armchairs and love seats. Since...More

Thank freddie43Kenora
Management response:

Thank you freddie43Kenora for your wonderful review! I will make sure to pass this along to all the staff. We hope to see you again next year! Best regards, Sylvie

Reviewed 17 September 2016

Dinner excellent, but was $180 for only 1 small salad, 1 cup soup, 1 glass beer, 1 glass inexpensive wine, and 2 moderate priced entrees. Breakfast terrible service even though 3 waiters serving only 6 tables. Ordered scrambled eggs with sausage. The scrambled eggs were...More

Thank johnpE908TO
Management response:

Dear johnpE908TO, I am sorry to hear about your poor experience at Dalvay. I would like to hear more about what happen. Please contact me directly so we can discuss this further either at 902-672-2048 or by email at smichaud@dalvaybythesea.com. Best regards, Sylvie

Reviewed 15 September 2016

We stopped in Dalvay By The Sea on our drive along the northern coast of PEI just to sample dessert, specifically, Sticky Toffee Date Pudding. It was definitely worth the stop. The grounds and building are lovely and worth the stop alone. Our waitress was...More

Thank Jaci1202
Management response:

Thank you Jaci1202 for your wonderful comment! We hope to see you again soon. Bests regards, Sylvie

Reviewed 9 September 2016

We stumbled on Dalvay by the Sea and were fortunate that seating was available. The Dalvay is an impressive building with rich history worth a visit even though the dining experience lacked a few things: Meal was very good, the kitchen and chef try hard...More

Thank west250
Management response:

Thank you west250 for your review. I am sorry to hear your experience at Dalvay was not up to your expectations. I will make sure to have a talk with my staff about managing their stress during busy service. We hope to see you again...More

Reviewed 6 September 2016

Called for reservations the day before we wanted to dine. Was told that a big wedding rehearsal dinner was taking place, but they could take our reservation for 7:30. They also mentioned we could come early and have a drink in the lounge, which we...More

Thank cocoajean
Management response:

Hi cocoajean, I am sorry to hear about your bad experience. Here at Dalvay, we try to improve our service every day and I can see that we dropped the ball with you. I will make sure to talk with the servers and hostess about...More

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
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Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Cottage Cres., Dalvay, Prince Edward Island C0A 1P0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Prince Edward Island  >  Dalvay
  • Phone Number: +1 902-672-2048
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  • This restaurant is at Dalvay by the Sea Hotel