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“Best fish sandwich I ever had”
Review of Sand Box Pub and Eatery - CLOSED

Sand Box Pub and Eatery
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Reviewed 24 August 2013

What a sandwich! The fish was crunchy, the batter was tasty, and the tartar sauce had a little heat to it. Addictive! The only thing I didn't like was the $4 upcharge if you want to have a baked potato instead of fries. I could see $2 but $4 is kind of steep! Still, I'd go again gladly.

Thank miatagirl
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Reviewed 22 August 2013

Service was relatively quick and food was good. Lots of French fries served with a spicy chicken wrap and a chicken quesadilla. Most certainly freshly cut fries. Yum. Nice patios for outdoor dining. Family friendly. Fairly reasonable prices.

Thank Biblib3
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Reviewed 21 August 2013

Food quality was OK. Ambiance was "Early Creepy". Prices were RIDICULOU$LY HIGH!!! If you try to pay with American money they charge you 13% !!! more than the already crazy prices!!! STAY AWAY!!!

2  Thank Jim B
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Reviewed 20 August 2013

I ate at the Sandbox today, we had a party of 6. While the server was pleasant the décor and feel of this place really started our experience off on the bad foot. A high point was that they served kids meals, very expensive kids meals. Five ordered fish and chips. The fish was certainly modest in size and overcooked. How can you possibly overcook a staple on your menu. The fish was poor, dry and chewy. To go with the fish was this spicy sauce that they called tartar. Not tasty at all. Just poor. I ordered whole clams and chips. The clams were awful, once again over cooked. The order was also embarrassingly small as were the clams themselves. Just brutal. To top this whole mess off was the French Fries. How can you possibly get terrible fries on PEI, the potato capital of the world. They were this terrible coated variety, soggy and absolutely tasteless. In a nutshell the Sandbox reflects very poorly on PEI. This place should close if they are not prepared to get serious about the quality of food they serve to those visiting the Island. Terrible food, average service, high prices = poor value. My first ever food comment on line, trust that the Sandbox is not worth the stop.

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2  Thank louisb143
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Reviewed 11 August 2013

We ordered take out - 2 club houses and a BLT - cost us $44.15. Two were with fries and one with rice. The rice was the only good part. They turned out to be glorified burgers. The club house was actually a piece of grilled chicken with lettuce and tomato and the BLT was a veggie burger with salty bacon. Both were on Kaiser buns. These burgers had a sauce on them tasting like herbs had been added to miracle whip...yuck! We tried to eat them because we were really hungry, but my daughter couldn't eat any of it and we threw most of ours away. The chips were not burnt but soggy, and like a lead weight in your stomach after eating them. We didn't realize until a bit further down the road or we would have returned and demanded a refund. After reading previous reviews, it seems to have been going on for some time, and although tourism is so important, this is a black eye. I would advise fellow tourists to be cautious if this is a sample of what is acceptable in the Cavendish area.

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Thank M C
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