I've had breakfast at Pat's many times. Peter has owned this place for ages, both in the present location and on Monkton St. The food is well prepared, and Peter is very flexible when it comes to preparing things the way you would like them.
The portions are generous and the prices are very reasonable. You won't find many tourists there, mainly local people. That might tell you something.
The service is very good, Peter is attentive to his patron's needs.
This little restaurant is strictly a casual place with the relaxed atmosphere one would expect in any unpretentious local non-chain restaurant. Just the kind of place I prefer to patronize.
Have been here and introduced many people also over the last 10 or more years. Used to be in
Moncton Street, and now is nearer the pier.
Their batter is light and tasty, and their fish is always fresh and cooked to perfection. The fries are
to die for. Service is prompt and the owners and staff are friendly. Place is a bit small and can be crowded
in that it can be hard to get in and out of the tables. Washrooms are clean. Parking may be difficult on sunny days and Fridays. They close one Thursday every month.
Pat's Galley used to be on Moncton Street for a long, long time. They moved to their new location on Bayview Street only a couple years ago.
It's a small, tiny place. Very, very casual. I have gone there dozens of times to get my coffee and corn beef hash and shredded potatoes any time of the day. I like the food because it is not greasy and not heavy. They serve breakfast all day.
My husband always has the grilled halibut, small amount of food, light and not greasy. I have either eaten there while reading the newspaper (the daily newspapers are always on a table by the counter), or taken my grilled halibut - To Go Takeout.
If you are tourist, you probably have peeked inside the window and walked on. It's not fancy, but if you are a local, and eaten in there, you might be aware of the charm a small, tiny place has in this big busy world.