Charlottetown Restaurants Scene

Victoria Row cafes

Charlottetown has a number of fine restaurants, and is a great place for seafood lovers to dine out. It even has McDonald's serving Lobster Burgers! Shellfish, especially the local Malpeque oysters are in abundance over the summer months, a number of community halls offer special lobster dinners.

Restaurants in the province run the gamut from rustic to "diner" to haute decor, with the most choices in Charlottetown and along the north shore. There are a number of fine Acadian restaurants in the Mont-Carmel area west of Summerside. If you are touring the province, wether on bike or by car, time your trips into towns for the mealtimes.

Victoria Row
For cozy restaurants in heritage buildings, with streetside patios, head along Richmond St, between Queen & Great George. Not only can you dine on cuisine ranging from Greek to seafood,you can relax in a cafe or shop the many craft shops.

Down the Hill
Toward the waterfront are a couple of great restaurants, including Off Broadway for seafood, Claddagh Room for Irish food, and Sirenella for Italian food. This area also has a number of pubs, including the 42nd St Lounge, The Olde Dublin Pub and The Merchantman.

Merchantman Pub

Along the Waterfront
This area has more than just seafood, but seafood it does have! Establishments include Peake's Quay, Lobster-on-the-Wharf, and the Lucy Maud Dining Room (for the Culinary institute of Canada). There are some interesting dining rooms that are part of older established hotels: Inn Restaurants (Inn on the Hill), Griffon Room (Dundee Arms), Selkirk (Prince Edward Hotel), the Carvery, (Charlottetown Hotel).

Use the pop-down list at upper-left to quickly find restaurants by cuisine. You can use the Restaurant Search Form to quickly filter the restaurants by community/neighbourhood AND by cuisine. You can even search by postal code, even by street to find all restaurants really close to you.

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