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“Not Terrible”
Review of Sand Box Pub and Eatery - CLOSED

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

The food was on par with average pub food. Price for the meal was ok, but a substitution (Caesar salad instead of fries) was OBSCENE! $3.99.....for a side salad!!! My attitude towards the place was soured just based on that. kind of a shame I suppose. overall average experience, probably will not return

Thank Alex R
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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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