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The Savvy Sailor

100 Montague Street, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0, Canada
+1 902-640-7245
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (17 reviews)
“french toast” (19 reviews)
“eggs benny” (13 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Seafood, Canadian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
100 Montague Street, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited because it was so highly rated here, and we were not disappointed. I went with a special, local mussels steamed in wine and butter and garlic - very nice. My bride chose the scallop Po'Boy, she was unsure about the bacon part, but it...More

Thank VillagerRick
Reviewed 3 days ago

Another Lunenburg place with a great view. No room on the deck so inside which was fine. Friendly service and tasty cookies and cake. 4 lattes were prepared quickly and we enjoyed everything.

Thank Reg2654
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went there after a sailing trip, the service was excellent and the food exceptional. We had a quick lunch: haddock chowder, scallops roll - perfect!

Thank Sulami79
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful spot for breakfast. Very nice selection of breakfast meals, great service and quick service. First restaurant I have been to where they offer a choice of coffee... light and dark. The muesli was very tasty and my partner had the classic bacon and eggs...More

Thank Kim E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is very good. I tried several of the bennies and my wife had the savvy brekkie each morning. The bacon is thick and tasty. The have delicious gluten free bread. Outdoor seating above the wharf. Excellent service. Clean and comfortable washroom.

Thank Tom C
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely spot on Montague, just down from the Rum Runner Inn. Brightly decorated with a view of the harbour. Directly across from where the Bluenose 2 docks. The food is served hot, fast, and is tasty The staff is friendly. Best coffee I've had...More

Thank Diana A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed several breakfasts here and all were perfect. Good menu with selection of healthy and fresh foods. Super friendly staff and efficient service.

Thank Flicks88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we had an amazing breakfast here, gave a great local feel and atmosphere and very good coffee. over all extremely impressed.

Thank Samantha G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked down the street from our hotel in Lunenburg and stopped in this lovely restaurant for breakfast. We shared a delicious eggs benedict with first rate hollandaise sauce and local bacon, while enjoying the beautiful view of the bay. Service was excellent and we...More

Thank preppy007
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While visiting Lunenburg, we spotted their advertised lunch special: scallops with a salad. The lunch was excellent as was the service and view! A great start to our Maritimes tour!

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Nearby Attractions
St. John's Anglican Church
258 reviews
.24 km away
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650 reviews
.12 km away
Bluenose II
290 reviews
.05 km away
Glimpses Theatre Troupe
109 reviews
.10 km away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Joseph L
is it open for dinner,if so till what time
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
What time is breakfast served until?
4 July 2016|
Answer Show all 9 answers
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
US$3 - US$17
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
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 breakfast,lunch, and seasonal dinner fair.Views overlooking the UNESCO town harbour.
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