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Clam Diggers Beach House and Restaurant, Cardigan, PE

Clam Diggers Beach House and Restaurant

4.9
4.9
655 Reviews
CAN$30 and under
Seafood
Located on the waterfront in Cardigan, the restaurant boasts some of the finest seafood on PEI, an oceanside deck and menu that features a variety of local Island fare. Prepared in the classical eastern PEI tradition and served in one of the most spectacular waterfront locations on Prince Edward Island. A must-have dining experience while visiting the Island.

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2 people

7:00 p.m.


Booked 5 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    CAN$30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Seafood
  • Hours of Operation
    Mon–Thu, Sun 11:30 am–8:00 pm Fri, Sat 11:30 am–9:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (902) 583-3111
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress

What 655 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.9
4.9 based on recent ratings
  • 4.8Food
  • 4.6Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 4.6Value

NoiseModerate

655 Reviews
  1. MercedesC

    Atlantic Canada

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    “Best fish ever!” - 9 year old and 8 year old kids. Seriously the food is delicious, very generous portions, beautiful spot, friendly staff!

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  2. cristel

    Atlantic Canada

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Beautiful view, delicious breaded scallops, yummy steak, fun atmosphere. Heard about this place for years and finally got to try it on Mothers Day. Will definitely be back. Only criticism is that it would have been nice to have a Mothers Day special and could stand a wider variety of beer.

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  3. OpenTable Diner

    Atlantic Canada

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 11, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We were a party of 8. Our server, Ms. MacDougall, was wonderful! The dining room was busy but there was no wait for our food. All the meals were delicious (and I can say that because we were all sharing bites 😊). I would definitely recommend Clamdiggers!

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  4. JohbI

    Atlantic Canada

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on May 8, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    It was axgreat meal from start to finish.We gave been here many tines and never disappointed.

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  5. LouiseC

    Atlantic Canada

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 8, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Delicious food and wonderful service. It is my favourite restaurant and I recommend it to everyone!

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  6. DebbyG

    Atlantic Canada

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on May 5, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Clam Diggers never fails to produce a great meal. We had a great meal. The food as always was very good. The restaurant was very busy and as a result quite noisy. It was a casual meal with family so it didn't bother us.

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  7. StephanieH

    Atlantic Canada

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 4, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Great food, great service Our steak was done perfect

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  8. Nortie

    Atlantic Canada

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on April 26, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food & service was fantastic as usual. We’ll see you soon!!!

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  9. ValerieD

    Caribbean

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on April 21, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    I came for the clams and they were wonderful. I'm not a big fan of freshcut fries, as I usually find them less than stellar, which is the reason for a 4* regarding the food. Our server was absolutely wonderful and a great assist to the restaurant. I have no doubt I will be back, particularly for the clams, I just won't order the fries.

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  10. KarenR

    Atlantic Canada

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on April 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Clamdiggers was a great experience. Our waitress was spot on. Food was good.one of our favourite go too.

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  11. JoeH

    Atlantic Canada

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 5, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food and service...as usual. Have never been disappointed.

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  12. gerardd

    Atlantic Canada

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on November 4, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    always great food and friendly staff.i always book ahead to insure a spot

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  13. RandyC

    Atlantic Canada

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on November 4, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent meal and service. Would recommend it anytime

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  14. JudiA

    Atlantic Canada

    8 reviews

    4.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on November 2, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    As always the food was excellent and service exemplary.

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  15. CatherineB

    Atlantic Canada

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 30, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Loved the meal great place too bad it closes for the winter !

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  16. OpenTable Diner

    Atlantic Canada

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 28, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    We had one of the best meals in a very long time at Clamdiggers. We highly recommend a trip ASAP since they are closing very soon. Sorry we won’t be able to enjoy another wonderful meal until spring 2024

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  17. GailG

    Atlantic Canada

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on October 27, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    A wonderful meal as always! Top notch service! The wait staff is awesome! Friendly, efficient and attentive!

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  18. CindyG

    Atlantic Canada

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 21, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Really loved having a delicious lunch with a beautiful view. The server was friendly and attentive, the food was great with generous portions. Always a favorite place to eat.

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  19. CharlieI

    Central Coast

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 20, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Absolutely the best! The service was outstanding, very friendly servers, prompt service, and a very short wait for orders. The food was also outstanding, good menu offerings, well-prepared, and ample proportions. This is a must-go for our visits to the Island!

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  20. DanyL

    Montreal

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on October 19, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great place to eat. Always fresh food and very convivial service :)

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  21. Islandgirl

    Exclusive

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on October 18, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Best place in PEI for whole fried clams. Had them with potato salad which delicious. We shared their homemade carrot cake which was another home run dish! Service was spot on. View spectacular (until darkness set in).

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  22. GeraldineG

    Ottawa

    6 reviews

    4.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on October 15, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    I do really like this restaurant. But I found the baked haddock dinner just so so. The fish and seasonal vegetables were rather bland -not really flavourful. Seasoning or a sauce of some sort on the fish would be helpful. Even butter on the veggies would be nice. The curried citrus rice was very good. My husband had the fish platter which he really enjoyed. He had potato salad which was excellent. We will go back again.

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  23. KrystalJ

    Atlantic Canada

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 14, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    We really love this location. The food is great & the service is too.

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  24. SteveC

    Washington DC

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on October 12, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Thanks for a great meal and evening! We easily found the restaurant, there was ample parking, and we enjoyed overlooking the river.

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  25. SusanB

    Montreal

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 10, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Very friendly staff. A good variety of offerings on the menu. Pretty view. This is one of our go- to places to bring visitors.

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  26. AlvinR

    Atlantic Canada

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 8, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Delicious turkey dinner everything was cooked to perfection.

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  27. GaryG

    Atlantic Canada

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 7, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Delicious food, clean restaurant and excellent service with the view of Cardigan River!

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  28. JaneJ

    Greater Boston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 6, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    It is always good at Clam Diggers and a nice view as well.

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  29. Cassandra

    Toronto

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on October 5, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Lobster roll was perfect! Service was a touch slow but they had a very large reso. Would definitely try again.

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  30. JeffS

    Atlantic Canada

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 24, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Sat out on the patio, was a nice evening to take in the fresh air. The staff were very friendly and accommodating. The food was AMAZING!!!! The fresh in season vegetables were cooked just right and the fish was done to perfection. The chowder had real clams in shell adding to the appeal and taste. Prices were very reasonable. Would recommend Clam Diggers Restaurant to anyone who likes fresh seafood at a reasonable price.

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  31. ConnieH

    Atlantic Canada

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 23, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Food was delicious and great serving size. Window set overlooking the river was beautiful, and our server was excellent and very engaged.

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  32. KarenM

    Atlantic Canada

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 22, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Great atmosphere, friendly service and great food

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  33. TerriL

    Toronto

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on September 21, 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    Great food and drinks with good friends. The biscuits were divine.

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  34. MarP

    Atlantic Canada

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 11, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Pleasant decor and service. The view is lovely, from the hill.

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  35. SimonA

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on September 9, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great overall experience. Food was good qnd we were surprised with a complentary piece of carrot cake for my wife's birthday. Thanks so much for everything and the great service.

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  36. RobinM

    Greater Boston

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on September 8, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our first time to PEI as we are celebrating my husbands 65th birthday! Last night we had his celebration and couldn’t have been happier with the service the view and the food!

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  37. AnneA

    Atlantic Canada

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on September 8, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food and great service as always… I’d go a lot more often if I could afford to eat out!

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  38. JoeA

    Greensboro

    19 reviews

    5.0

    19 reviews

    Dined on September 7, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Wonderful family style restaurant with a wide selection on the menu and GF options

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  39. NMBEats

    Charleston

    12 reviews

    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on September 5, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Very nice restaurant overlooking the Cardigan River. Waitress was outstanding, food was great and plentiful. Highly recommended for dinner (and lunch too)!

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  40. Marsh

    Naples

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on September 4, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Menu, presentation, service were all well worth the drive, definitely recommend it.

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FAQs

Clam Diggers Beach House and Restaurant offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (902) 583-3111.

Clam Diggers Beach House and Restaurant is rated 4.9 stars by 655 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 p.m.


Booked 5 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for Clam Diggers Beach House and Restaurant

6864 Water St Highway 311, Cardigan, PE C0A 1G0

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Neighbourhood
    Cardigan
  • Hours of Operation
    Mon–Thu, Sun 11:30 am–8:00 pm Fri, Sat 11:30 am–9:00 pm
  • Price
    CAN$30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Seafood
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking Details
    Private Lot
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Additional
    Beer, Cocktails, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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