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The Savvy Sailor

100 Montague Street, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0, Canada
+1 902-640-7245
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (22 reviews)
“french toast” (24 reviews)
“muesli” (10 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Seafood, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
100 Montague Street, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place was great, food was awesome and the chowder was delicious! Staff were all very kind and friendly. The food came quick and well exceeded our expectations! Highly recommend!

Thank Kaitlin C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to this place for breakfast. Menu had lots of different options and everything you like is possible. We got a table by the windows with very nice views. The place is not very big, but most tables have good views and lots of...More

Thank palacios2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They make an awesome breakfast the French toast made with a locally made apple raisin bread. The bacon (locally smoked) and eggs with toast form that same bakery was great. The staff have a wonderful sense of humour and the coffee was continuely refilled and...More

Thank Bruce_reviews
Reviewed 8 April 2018

The Savvy Sailor is a must-go to place in Lunenburg. Witha special maritime twit on the usual dishes. The food is locally sourced, and is homemade - offering both a take-out and a seating area. Had the Lunenburg bennie - poached eggs on homemade salt...More

Thank Growfbear
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Had a great little breakfast at Savvy Sailor in lunenburg during the off season. They were just about the only place open by the water and had a great BLT Benedict special 😊😊😊

Thank Shannon C
Reviewed 4 March 2018

We have break at The Savvy Sailor every time we visit Lunenburg. The bacon and their bread is Amazing. Excellent and very friendly service.

Thank Michele C
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Excellent breakfast attractively served, with a great view of Lunenburg Harbour, attentive and friendly service. Very reasonably priced .

Thank maureenh906
Reviewed 20 January 2018

Tasty interesting food. Great service despite its being incredibly busy because of two major events taking place the same weekend. And the server was extremely knowledgeable and accommodating regarding gluten free options.

Thank Catriona T
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Stopped in on the Labour Day Weekend for brunch (guided by Trip Advisor-of course) The place was not surprisingly packed and we took an unwanted spot on the cool (temperature wise) balcony rather than wait. Keeping our coats on was all we needed. We were...More

Thank P W
Reviewed 21 December 2017

This is an incredible restaurant for breakfast or lunch. The food is excellent, service is fantastic and you get to look out at the ocean. I've had wonderful experiences every time I've eaten there.

Thank Patricia W
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Joseph L
9 April 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
3 July 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, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
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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