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The Caves Restaurant

82 Big Salmon River Road, St. Martins, New Brunswick E5R-1H1, Canada
+1 506-833-4698
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“biscuits” (63 reviews)
“fish and chips” (88 reviews)
“chowder” (223 reviews)
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Seafood, Canadian, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
82 Big Salmon River Road, St. Martins, New Brunswick E5R-1H1, Canada
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Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

Their chowder is loaded with all kinds of seafood, delicious and thick and filling. Actually could be world's best. Best I've ever had, for sure. And, a fantastic view of the Bay of Fundy. Common stop for all tour buses, but others can be seated...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank dwlit
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

After a great bus tour of this spectacular area our group stopped for lunch. I ordered the fish and chips . I was famished and this delicious meal quickly remedied that. Service was quick and efficient for our large crowd. We had a view of...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank CBonn57
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

The food here is really good. The view of the caves is amazing. The people who worked here made us feel like family. I am so glad that we stopped here and you will be too!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mark062017
Reviewed October 14, 2018

In a recent tour of Bay of Fundy and St. Martins we stopped for lunch at The Caves Restaurant. The chowder was GREAT and my friend had the lobster roll and said it was GREAT too. Lovely setting too with the shore and the caves....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Carol G
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Ate at this restaurant on the recommendation of our tour director. My husband ordered the fried shrimp. He said it was the best that he has ever eaten. I ordered their famous Seafood Chowder. I normally can only tolerate clam chowder, however the seafood chowder...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank dsfort
Reviewed October 12, 2018

The place is not fancy, but I wasn't expecting it to be. It was nice, local place. This was part of our tour that included at lunch. I should say that this is one of four restaurants in St Martins. They are obviously handled many...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Carol D
Reviewed October 12, 2018

We did this while on a cruise excursion. The line moves quickly and their chowder and lobster roll were exceptional.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Mike4TraveI
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

Stopped as part of a cruise tour. Best clam chowder I've ever had. Even with several tour buses arriving at the same they were able to serve everyone pretty quickly. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank donnyet
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

Enough said. A tourist stop that is offering the best chowder and service anywhere. Beautiful surroundings with fast and quality dining.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank B2619QHjohnm
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant lives off of being right on a beach that is adjacent to the Sea Caves that are on all regional tours. The building and its deck are nothing spectacular, but the food and service were a very nice surprise. We had a great...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Mink52
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Kelly C
June 24, 2018|
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Response from Don R | Reviewed this property |
No, I've never heard of anyone needing a reservation. It can be a busy spot but it can also accommodate a large crowd. Enjoy your visit.
Chrissy S
May 22, 2017|
Response from George S | Reviewed this property |
After Thanksgiving, the Caves restaurant is open only when cruises dock in the Saint John harbour. If definitely closes for the season early November (when cruises season ends as well). It re-opens early May.
October 2, 2015|
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Response from Bruhut | Property representative |
We will be open full time until October 12th and after that only on cruise ship days best to call ahead to check on times 1-506-833-4698 r 1-506-333-4691 My cell. Hope this is helpful. Bruce
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 82 Big Salmon River Road, St. Martins, New Brunswick E5R-1H1, Canada (Formerly Cave View Family Restaurant)
  • Location: Canada  >  New Brunswick  >  St. Martins
  • Phone Number: +1 506-833-4698
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