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The Savvy Sailor

100 Montague Street, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0, Canada
+1 902-640-7245
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, Seafood, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
100 Montague Street, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0, Canada
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1 - 10 of 664 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Atmosphere is great. Food down east all of the way! Service friendly and smart! Great view over the water.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Adventurer597769
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were recommended to this place that overlooks the harbour. They serve food all day, starting with breakfast at 8 a.m. Friendly staff, excellent food...we will be back.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank John S
Reviewed December 11, 2018

There is not much extraordinary to eat here as it serves mostly breakfast and lunch. Very much adequate. Service is fast and friendly. The views of Lunenburg harbor are lovely. A tad noisy when busy but all in good fun.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank William B
Reviewed November 20, 2018

It was very crowded and noisy on the very hot summer day we were there, but that's because there were lots of happy people having a great time and enjoying the food and drinks! We thoroughly enjoyed our lunch - we had Scallops with Peanut...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Sara L
Reviewed November 10, 2018

We had breakfast there and it was really good! The atmosphere is nice and you can see the harbor from the windows:) The service was also really nice and friendly:)

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank magdalenaKoci
Reviewed October 31, 2018

There were 6 of us to seat for breakfast, but they were able to accommodate us. It is a very small place, and there were a lot of people, so, hence quite noisy. Our server, whom we think just started that day, was very good....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lynn M
Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

Went for Sunday brunch and had the salmon eggs Benedict! Great food and atmosphere, friendly staff. Would definitely eat there again.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank steffielittle
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

We read reviews before coming and knew that this was the go-to breakfast place, but we weren't expecting the lineup at the door when we arrived! We waited probably about 20l25 minutes to be seated, but it was worth the wait! My husband got the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JameAndDare
Reviewed October 27, 2018

We were told by a local that this was, hands down, the place to have breakfast. Nice location overlooking the water and the breakfast selection and finished products did not disappoint. Very good food and service.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Onthebacknine
Reviewed October 26, 2018

Although there was a wait of about 15 minutes, the food was worth it. If all the local RCMPs eat there it's got to be good, eh?

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 781edr
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Joseph L
April 9, 2017|
Response from SavvySailor_2012 | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest. The Savvy Sailor's current hours are Monday-Friday 830am-3pm Saturday-Sunday 8am-3pm
July 3, 2016|
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Response from Lynn E | Reviewed this property |
I think all day or at least until 11am.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$17
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Montague Street, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Lunenburg
  • Phone Number: +1 902-640-7245
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The Savvy Sailor Cafe is licensed and has great selection of both traditional and fresh new breakfast and lunch fairs. Views overlooking the UNESCO town harbour.
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