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Dalvay By The Sea

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16 Cottage Crescent, Dalvay, Prince Edward Island C0A 1P0, Canada
+1 902-672-2048
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Ravenna, Italy
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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!

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1 Thank Salserra
Management response:

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

Ottawa, Canada
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 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. Didn't have room for the sticky toffee pudding unfortunately . Plan on booking for our... More 

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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 More 

kenora
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45 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 there were other guests reading in the same area, our delightful server suggested we move... More 

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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 More 

Miami, FL
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49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles 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 dry, the “sausage” was raw ground pork patties. Not merely undercooked–actually raw. We sent back... More 

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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 More 

Naperville, Illinois
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175 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 most informative and gracious.

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Thank Jaci1202
Management response:

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

Shawnigan Lake, Canada
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30 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 and it's evident in the plates coming out of the kitchen. Some of the staff... More 

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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 in the future. Best regards, Sylvie More 

Boston MA
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123 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 did. We arrived at 7 PM and announced ourselves to front desk and several other... More 

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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 this to make sure it does not happen again. Again, my sincere apologies for your... More 

San Jose, California
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

The mussels dish is really over the moon. Menu has something for everyone. The whole family was happy with what they got. Good assortment of food and beverages. Even the burger was very good here.

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Thank arnbrown
Management response:

Thank you arnbrown for the wonderful review! We hope to see you in the near future! Best regards, Sylvie More 

Vancouver, Canada
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Make sure you have dinner reservation when staying at Dalvay by the Sea. Preference is given to in house guests, but reservations are open to anyone requesting one.

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Thank JRoy53
Management response:

Thank you JRoy53 for your great feedback! I will make sure to pass this along to the staff. We hope to see you in the near future. Bests regards, Sylvie More 

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We were in PEI on our honey moon, my wife really wanted to dine here so we made a reservation for lunch and informed them about my wife's allergies. The lady who answered the phone sounded very accommodating and said we will make sure that your allergies are taken care of. The next day from the moment we entered the... More 

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Thank Sagar A
Management response:

Hi Sagar A, I am sorry to hear you had an unpleasant experience at our restaurant. I would like to discuss this matter with you and I can be reach at 902-672-2048 or by email at smichaud@dalvaybythesea.com. Best regards, Sylvie More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Cottage Crescent, Dalvay, Prince Edward Island C0A 1P0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Prince Edward Island  >  Dalvay
  • Phone Number: +1 902-672-2048

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