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By the Bay

$$ - $$$
Canadian, Diner
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7202 Main Street, Rustico, Prince Edward Island C0A 1X0, Canada
+1 902-963-2290
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Dorval, Canada
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great spot to grab breakfast before going out on a road trip.....did it a few times last year before heading out. Friendly service, family type place...try it, you'll like it!!

Thank Turtlelady1963
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

By the Bay is a wonderful place to eat. Fred & his staff go out of their way to give you a great dining experience & the food is amazing. Wait until you try the pancakes, wow they are amazing. It is a wonderful place to eat wether you are alone, couple or a family. When I go on holiday... More 

Thank Karen D
Oshawa, Canada
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

If you want to have a good, hot breakfast provided by helpful and friendly staff, this is the place. Food was tasty and fresh. I ordered the sausage and eggs, my husband had the cheese and mushroom omelette. Home fries, complete with fried onions, were the best we've had in a restaurant for a long time! Had a lovely chat... More 

Thank Frissbee
Puyallup, Washington
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

I would not reccomend this restaurant for dinner. My husband had the haddock and fries which both seemed to have been frozen. My mashed potatoes were two little dry mounds and my carrots and peas had very little flavor. My scallops were ok. Service was ok, not great. Breakfast may be better here.

Thank Traveler58693
Sherwood Park, Canada
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180 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

We stopped here for breakfast when we were in Rustico in late August.We had great service and the food was realy good.It was very quick and the food was hot and the coffee was good also.I will go back here in a heartbeat when ever we are back in the area . It was also reasonably priced . It is... More 

Thank gooilersLeduc
Ontario, Canada
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116 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

The staff were friendly and helpful and the food was tasty. We came in for breakfast and enjoyed it thoroughly. a nice sized portion of food. we had travelled some that morning and were hungry. It was evident that it was a local favourite.

Thank Takingoffeh
Brockville Ontario
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

We went twice for breakfast and the quality and service were great. Looking at special board tempted us to return for dinner but we were in another area.

Thank Winker69
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We had a very tasty meal with friendly service and a homey atmosphere. We had 3 different seafood dishes and they were each very good and served hot .

Thank Dan K
Ottawa, Canada
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

If you want fine Island cuisine and are willing to pay for it, there are other excellent options in Rustico. If you want a good meal at a reasonable price in a family diner setting, then this is the place for you. It was very busy and the decor was a bit dated, but the staff was friendly, the service... More 

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Hicksville, New York
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78 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

lunch was plentiful and good home cooking..The triple decker with fresh turkey and fresh local tomatoes..The fish burger was cooked to perfection....and there was enough to eat....the vanilla shake was made fresh..

Thank Jim M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Canadian, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7202 Main Street, Rustico, Prince Edward Island C0A 1X0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Prince Edward Island  >  Rustico
  • Phone Number: +1 902-963-2290
Where the locals eat..

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?