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Reviewed 3 days ago

The mussels in coconut milk and cilantro were delicious. The pad Thai was too copious but gave us food for another meal when taken in a doggy bag.

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the seafood chowder. It was the best !! Out of this world even. Add the lime and it takes it to another level. Thanks so much Gardens are beautiful as well

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed September 18, 2021

The Dunes should not be missed during a visit to PEI. You enter through the gallery where there is a wide selection of paintings, pottery and crafts for sale. The cafe is on 2 levels overlooking the garden and has an interesting menu with many...choices. The owners apparently winter in South East Asia this is reflected in the menu. The young man who was our server was informative, pleasant and efficient. We opted for the Pizza of the day which was a ham and pineapple with a small salad plus the soup of the day which was a squash cream soup with a mild curry. Everything was delicious. There is also an Asian theme in the beautiful garden which has been further developed since our last visit. Well worth a visit.More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed September 15, 2021 via mobile

Can’t miss this place. Store, cafe and an amazing garden! We almost missed it! And, by the way, the booted duck is so cute! We’ve got one!

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed September 4, 2021 via mobile

Restaurant in art gallery. Skip the ploughmans board, not worth the price considering the sparse cheese and meats it came with. Seafood fettuccine was okay, more veggies than seafood. Stuffed chicken was good.

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed September 4, 2021

Busy most days so be prepared to wait in the lovely gardens or browse in the shop. The food was worth the wait. Enjoy!

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed August 23, 2021

This gallery is amazing...worth the trip! However, dinner was a bit disappointing for the price. Food was very good, but the night we went, we found out after that they were short-staffed, and the service was poor for the price we paid. Think it was...a management and organizational issue rather than the server herself, but it was frustrating to deal with. That and fighting the flies!!!More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed July 4, 2021

Bustling with creativity in art, food, and gardens. I ordered a veggie pad Thai and partner ordered same with chicken. We truly enjoyed our lunch and plan to return.

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed October 2, 2020

My daughter and I went to the Dunes for dinner a couple weeks ago and I have to say it was as always, a perfect meal. We have visited the cafe many times and have never been disappointed. This is a very difficult year for...many businesses and I was very impressed with their protocol for Covid We both had the lamb shank and it was delicious! There was a summer drink special with had a rhubarb component, which my daughter said was so good... The service was superb, the waiter was so attentive and was over the top willing to accommodate our requests for desserts to take home This place is a must visit whether you are a local or a visitor!More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed September 28, 2020

Rice wasn't cooked well. 3 shrimp in a $36 curry entre. Overall quality was that of a cheap diner (parsley garnish and all!). Service was ok. Nice looking location though so worth a visit. Just get fast food on the way there.

Date of visit: September 2020
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October 6, 2019|
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Response from Trudy M | Reviewed this property |
Islander Appreciation Days - October 17 - 20, 2019 - Thursday and Sunday, 9 to 6 and Friday and Saturday, 9 to 8. The Cafe will offer lunch until October 20, 2019. Fall Feast - 6 courses, $60 on Oct 11, 12, 18 & 19... More
August 5, 2018|
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Response from Niwri | Reviewed this property |
The entrance is accessible through the garden door at the back. Go around the end of the building and along the path through the garden. The accessible washroom door is along that path. Much prettier than it sounds in... More
June 29, 2016|
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Response from Kimru | Reviewed this property |
I am sure they would be open perhaps email would be better? They would have a website and/or Facebook
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The Dunes Studio Gallery and Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5