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Dalvay By The Sea Restaurant

16 Cottage Cres., Dalvay, Prince Edward Island C0A 1P0, Canada
+1 902-672-2048
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good21%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (14 reviews)
“salad” (14 reviews)
“sandwiches” (13 reviews)
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7:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
16 Cottage Cres., Dalvay, Prince Edward Island C0A 1P0, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Dalvay By The Sea is a PEI landmark. This hotel is a heritage hotel on the north shore of PEI. Nestled in the National Park this iconic place has served royalty and celebrities since 1938. Originally built in 1895 as a vacation home for a...More

Thank Franklinmacd
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very nice place to go for fine dining. The food was excellent and the presentation was nice. The service and timing of the meal was very good the dessert was homemade and very good highly recommend this for special occasions as it is very pricey...More

Thank Dennis K
Reviewed 6 days ago

Wished we had the opportunity to enjoy more meals here but only able to enjoy breakfast which was divine. Pumpkin French toast and pulled pork eggs benedict both delicious and reasonably priced. Dining area overlooked a peaceful lake. Would recommend to friends.

Thank Helen H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel at Dalvay by the Sea is terrific! The restaurant? Not so much. Prices are high, service was spotty (at best), and the food is just so-so. For a historic property such as this, it is disappointing that the restaurant is not better than...More

Thank Lynn H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great meal in a fantastic setting! This beautiful summer cottage converted to a hotel and restaurant was right in the National Park along the Prince Edward Island seashore. The mussels were an excellent starter bUt fresh lobster was the highlight. Don't forget the sticky date...More

Thank Roger C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was really good,the rest was less than average. For the price we paid we would expect a professional service. So at first we overlooked the candle they forgot to light and tried to read the menu, then they forgot to bring the bread,...More

Thank Jean2802
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In a word: splendid! The food was excellent and delicious. Our salads were beautiful to look at with flowers and colour on the plate. Entrees were very good. We shared a crème brulee pumpkin-infused cranberries and a pumpkin seed biscotti. The dessert wasn't as good...More

Thank CanadianJane
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went there for dinner and breakfast. Very consistent service. All staff were friendly and the food was excellent. We really enjoyed it!

Thank ER_Travel2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delvay by the Sea is a small, historic hotel, originally built in 1895 by Alexander MacDonald, the one-time president of Standard Oil Company. “Dalvay By The Sea” was named after MacDonald's boyhood home in Scotland. Delvay, is located in the National Park,on its private lake...More

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited this gorgeous Inn twice early Sept/17. The Inn is gorgeous, beautiful decor with a relaxing nooks here and there to take a book and settle down. There are several wood fireplaces which add to the charm. My first visit was for a late...More

Thank Ally T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Cottage Cres., Dalvay, Prince Edward Island C0A 1P0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Prince Edward Island  >  Dalvay
  • Phone Number: +1 902-672-2048
  • This restaurant is at Dalvay by the Sea Hotel
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