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The Pantry Shelf

$$ - $$$
Cafe, Canadian, Soups
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172 Water St, Port Perry, Ontario L9L 1C4, Canada
9059851409
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09:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 17:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 17:00
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Port Perry, Canada
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115 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The restaurant had recently been redecorated and is bright and welcoming with a beautiful view of Lake Scugog. The homemade scones and butter tarts are worth the visit alone. Breakfast is my favourite time to come here. The coffee is delicious and bottomless. Eggs of all kinds are available including quiche and omelettes. Sandwiches are freshly made and delicious on... More 

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Thank lovetotravel876
Portugal
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cafe has a great location across from the park. Its a basic cafe inside. They have the run of the mill tarts and scones with a coffee. A good stop if you just want a small snack. There is a shelf of homemade treats when you walk in the door. My friend bought some jams so we will have... More 

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Thank Tracy M
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a great butternut squash soup and egg salad sandwich while enjoying the view of park and water. Staff have always been pleasant and helpful. Wife loves the shortbread cookies. Just a reasonable pleasant stop for lunch.

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Thank SCUGOG2
Whitby, Canada
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

The Pantry Shelf's food is equally good to eat in or take home. The Scones, tourtiere, quiche, and of course the butter tarts are all winners. The Shepard's Pie is a great take away!

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Toronto, Canada
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Love their Cranberry Scones, butter tarts and freshly brewed coffee. Service is quick and efficient.

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Pickering
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45 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

My wife and I enjoyed breakfast over looking the lake. Breakfast was good. The pecan tarts were great! It was just enough for my wife, I could have had a bigger portion.

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Toronto
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250 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Stopped in for lunch to this family run café. Location is right on the waterfront, and street parking is available. Food: Lots of choice for soup and sandwiches or wraps. Generally good, but not outstanding. What does merit attention is the other baked goods. Shortbread cookies have the buttery texture and taste, the meat pies are moist and flavourful without... More 

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Port Perry, Canada
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Blueberry muffins and eggs, breakfast, lovely. The muffins, home made, sandwiches, wraps, fresh and always served with their signature relish or cutney sauce.

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Toronto, Canada
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53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Stopped in to get some of these butter tarts I've heard so much about and they don't disappoint! We tried a plain and a pecan one, while both were delicious the plain ones were missing a little filling and could have used a bit more. We picked up a pack for $8.99 which is a little pricey for six but... More 

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Port Perry, On
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144 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

This little cafe continues to provide friendly service and a limited but fresh menu. Fabulous scones and butter tarts. The soup is always homemade and yummy.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Canadian, Soups
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 17:00
Monday
08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 17:00
Thursday
08:00 - 17:00
Friday
08:00 - 17:00
Saturday
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 172 Water St, Port Perry, Ontario L9L 1C4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Port Perry
  • Phone Number: 9059851409

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?