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The Caves Restaurant

82 Big Salmon River Road, St. Martins, New Brunswick E5R-1H1, Canada
+1 506-833-4698
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“biscuits” (55 reviews)
“seafood chowder” (115 reviews)
“fish” (68 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 7:00 PMAll hours
Seafood, Canadian, Soups
$$ - $$$
82 Big Salmon River Road, St. Martins, New Brunswick E5R-1H1, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic restaurant. Service excellent. Food delicious Did I mention the homemade butter dripping hot biscuits and Lobster bisque. Delicious. Would highly recommend

Thank phowle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here on our ship's excursion and had delicious seafood chowder with biscuits and cookies for dessert. For those who didn't want the chowder, they could choose chicken tenders. The staff was great as it's not easy serving large groups but they did a...More

Thank Nancy H
Bruhut, Owner at The Caves Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for the wonderful review Nancy! Bruce and Staff

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a good spot for lunch or a snack, located right on the beach in St. Martins. Our tour bus stopped here, and it's also a popular rest room stop. The food is good, and Bruce and his staff are welcoming. The selections are...More

Thank TravelerfromNJ2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You just can't beat the food or the view at The Caves. This little restaurant, located in beautiful St. Martins, New Brunswick, offers a dynamic view of large caves that the wind and water have carved into a nearby hillside. The fish and chips are...More

Thank 1101Traveler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our tour bus had lunch here & they had a room reserved for us. It was on a glassed in porch which was nice. But --- due to us being a tour bus, we only had a couple of choices for an entrée. I was...More

Thank fitzhoyt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went here on an excursion booked through a cruise. The small restaurant handled the large volumes of customers like real champs. You could tell they do this daily. I've never been a big chowder person, but I sure would be if chowder tasted like...More

Thank hanksmomma
Bruhut, Owner at The Caves Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your wonderful review of our establishment we are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit! Bruce and Staff

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this restaurant as part of a tour group. We ordered a bowl of the chowder and a bottle of water which we shared. Drinks seemed to be overpriced, but there was no other place to get a drink. The chowder was full...More

Thank roadtriptakers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came to the sea caves as part of a cruise ship excursion. I was skeptical of the included “chowder lunch,” as these are usually mediocre. Boy, was I wrong. I generally don’t even like chowder. Usually it is either too rich/thick and filled with...More

Thank Nicole G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our tour driver chose the Caves Restaurant for our lunch stop, and what a great decision it was! The line was long, but it moved pretty quickly. We placed our order at the counter, and the food was brought to our table. Most of us...More

Thank dianer0949
Bruhut, Owner at The Caves Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again. Bruce and Staff

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I ate here with a few friends, and everyone enjoyed their meals. It's a nice, casual atmosphere with a magnificent view of the St. Martins sea caves.

Thank Photobug2000
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Chrissy S
22 May 2017|
Response from George S | Reviewed this property |
After Thanksgiving, the Caves restaurant is open only when cruises dock in the Saint John harbour. If definitely closes for the season early November (when cruises season ends as well). It re-opens early May.
2 October 2015|
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Response from Bruhut | Property representative |
We will be open full time until October 12th and after that only on cruise ship days best to call ahead to check on times 1-506-833-4698 r 1-506-333-4691 My cell. Hope this is helpful. Bruce
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Canadian, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 82 Big Salmon River Road, St. Martins, New Brunswick E5R-1H1, Canada (Formerly Cave View Family Restaurant)
  • Location: Canada  >  New Brunswick  >  St. Martins
  • Phone Number: +1 506-833-4698
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