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Brew Pub, Bar, Pub, Canadian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews fish and chips tacos beef melt beet salad pei mussels potatoes rice brown bag half fries port city cruise stop service was top notch food was amazing the pub an appetizer charlottetown beer
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Reviewed January 15, 2024

Our server, Matthew was attentive and friendly. When I mentioned that my meal seemed like it was lacking, he made sure to have the meal brought up to par - and then some! Had a very nice visit, thanks to Matthew!

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed November 22, 2023

So good we visited twice! Firstly, we had a couple of beers (blueberry ale and honey wheat ale, as you ask), sat outside under the trees on this lively street just up from the waterfront. Then we returned in the evening for a superb dinner...of local oysters (as their PEI branch had none, we did ask in advance!), crisp calamari, lobster two ways and a bottle of US chardonnay. Superb service both times.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed September 12, 2023

When one's cruise ship hits town, it is difficult to capture the flovor of a city in a short amount of time. Gahan House was IDEAL! Easy walking distance from the cruise terminal and ready with delectible foods. We had salmon and divine mussels. I...don't always even like mussels, but these were in a white wine sauce that ensured they were delectible. The atmosphere is warm and inviting.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Kiel Vessey, Owner at Gahan House Port City, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2023

Hi there, Thank you so much for visiting us on your vacation to PEI! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed the atmosphere, and food, especially the mussels! We hope to see you again the next time you are on the Island. Gahan House...More

Reviewed August 31, 2023 via mobile

After some axe throwing on our cruise stop in Saint John … we came across this place on our way to another place and stopped in because of the heavy rain. The seafood chowder ($19) had a great flavor with some bread on the side...… but maybe a few too many potatoes for my taste. The lobster roll ($28) was more like lobster salad in mayo … but still good on the soft toasted roll and came with really nice homemade fries. DH said the haddock tacos ($19) were excellent … along with the uncharged pickled beet salad ($4). We thought about the 10 oyster & 2 half pints special ($37) … but unfortunately, couldn’t find any of the NE/hazy IPAs we like on tap (and the cider and hard root beer were also excluded). The service was spot on and despite the rain … we had a lovely dinner sitting at a large booth by the window to get our seafood fix.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Kiel Vessey, Owner at Gahan House Port City, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2023

Hi there, Thank you so much for visiting us! We're so happy to hear you enjoyed the food, service, and overall experience here at Gahan. We hope to see you again soon! Gahan House Guest Services

Reviewed August 27, 2023 via mobile

Had a great experience here. Our waitress Sarah and the (I assume) the FOH manager were nothing short of excellent! Oysters, mains (with substitutions, thanks Chef!), drinks, everything was exceptional. Will be back when in the city.

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed August 12, 2023

Our meals were very good. But the rules! They don't give out 2nd napkins, if you ask for another napkin, they give you bar cocktail napkins and we were made aware of this when I asked for a regular napkin...did not want a black cocktail...napkin to cover my white pants. They do not offer small tastes of anything. I don't like goat cheese and the waitress insisted it tasted just like Feta, I like Feta, not goat...she would not bring me a little bit of the cheese to see if I would like it on my salad or not.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed July 13, 2023 via mobile

Just ate here this evening! My wife and two adult sons. Absolutely gross. Brown Bag Chicken and Fish and Chips were over cooked and tasteless. Seemed like the grease in the fryers hadn't been changed in weeks. Beer was only moderately cold. Best part was...the Pretzel bread appetizers and they probably came in a box. My fish cakes were ok. $200.00 wasted! Will not be back and can no way recommend. Sad because it is a lovely space. At least we had some time together as a family!!!More

Date of visit: July 2023
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Kiel Vessey, Owner at Gahan House Port City, responded to this reviewResponded July 20, 2023

Hi there, Thank you for sharing your experience and feedback. We always appreciate hearing from our guests as it helps us continue to improve. It certainly sounds like your experience did not meet the premium standards we pride ourselves on and for that we apologize....More

Reviewed June 27, 2023

Went from the cruise ship actually before lunch and were really not ready for lunch but who cares if you get Musslels like they serve!

Date of visit: June 2023
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Kiel Vessey, Owner at Gahan House Port City, responded to this reviewResponded June 28, 2023

Hi there, Thank you so much for visiting us on your cruise stop! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your lunch with us. We hope to see you again soon! Gahan House Guest Services

Reviewed May 25, 2023

My wife had the Coconut Curry Chicken with half fries and half rice as the sides. She loved it and cleaned the bowl out. I even had a taste, and as the curry was not strong, more mild to medium. I actually liked it and...I am not a curry fan. My Beef Melt with sweet potato fries was a large meal. I am a big man, and it filled me. But we did have to share a dessert, and share indeed. The Apple Crisp was definitely to large for one person - the two spoons were a must. Would have liked a bit more spice like "Mom" used to make.More

Date of visit: May 2023
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Kiel Vessey, Owner at Gahan House Port City, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2023

Hi there, Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us! We are so happy to hear you and your wife enjoyed the food- the coconut chicken curry is always a great choice! We hope to see you again soon :) Gahan House Port...More

Reviewed May 23, 2023

The place looks great, but the food is soso. Ordered the seafood chowder and the tuna tartar. The seafood chowder was huge, I was warned, but I wasn't warned that it would be mostly diced potato and crisp celery, which isn't mentioned on the menu...with barely any seafood and no fresh basil. The tuna tartar was small in portion to what I'm use to and not bad in taste. It could have more avocado to give it a nice balance.More

Date of visit: May 2023
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Kiel Vessey, Owner at Gahan House Port City, responded to this reviewResponded May 26, 2023

Hi there, We are very sorry about this disappointing experience. Thank you for sharing your feedback - we always appreciate hearing from our guests, especially when it gives us the opportunity to improve. If you'd like to speak to our manager about your experience, you...More

Reviewed May 15, 2023

This is one of the Charlottetown based brewpubs now in most larger Maritimes cities. their beer range is good...had their flight which was enjoyable. And the pub menu also good...nothing spectacular but honest fare.Nicely set up in an older well maintained building.

Date of visit: April 2023
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Kiel Vessey, Owner at Gahan House Port City, responded to this reviewResponded May 26, 2023

Hi there, Thank you so much for leaving us a review! We're so happy to hear you enjoyed the range of beer options and the overall experience! We hope to see you again soon! Gahan House Guest Services

Reviewed May 2, 2023

Arrived at 7pm for a nice dinner out. After being seated, (very few people in the restaurant) we waited for 15 minutes for the server to come back for our order. We ordered mushroom caps to share, fish and chips and the beef dip for...our meals. Delivery time was reasonable for both the appetizers and the meals. The fish and chips were reasonable (3/5). However, the beef dip sandwich was very poor. The roast beef was thick, tough and full of gristle. The dipping sauce was very similar to brown dishwater. No flavour and very watery. Fortunately, the sweet potato fries were quite good. I mentioned my disappointment t to the server in hopes that they would make improvements for future guests. I got the impression that she was not interested in my comments. I will note that today was the first time that I have felt the need to write a negative review on Trip Advisor. We are just returning from a 7 day road trip and this was the first time we had problems with our food.More

Date of visit: May 2023
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Kiel Vessey, Owner at Gahan House Port City, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2023

Hi there, Thank you for sharing your experience and feedback. We always appreciate hearing from our guests as it helps us continue to improve. It certainly sounds like your experience did not meet the premium standards we pride ourselves on and for that we apologize....More

Reviewed October 18, 2022

We had a great experience at Gahan House this week. The food was excellent, the atmosphere was inviting with muted lighting and our server Charlotte was friendly and efficient! My wife and I had PEI Mussels as an appetizer, fresh and flavorful. I had the...Coconut Chicken Curry with half rice, half fries. It was delicious, especially the curry sauce which was amazing. My wide had the Beef Melt which was piled high with beef. She said it was great as well. We shared a lemon bar with our coffee for dessert which was good. All in all a 5/5 worthy dining experience.More

Date of visit: October 2022
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MMGM79, Owner at Gahan House Port City, responded to this reviewResponded October 27, 2022

Hi there, Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us! We're so glad to hear you and your wife enjoyed the food, atmosphere, and overall experience here at Gahan! We will be sure to pass along your comments to the rest of the...More

Reviewed October 14, 2022 via mobile

Just had a wonderful lunch at Gahan’s Port City. Beer was great, oysters were incredible, and our waitress, Alicia was terrific. Pleasure to speak with and went out of her way to accommodate us. Thank you Alicia!!More

Date of visit: October 2022
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MMGM79, Owner at Gahan House Port City, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2022

Hi Mark, Thank you for visiting us! We're so happy to hear you enjoyed your meals and we'd like to thank you for sharing your review, we always appreciate hearing from our guests. We will be sure to give Alicia and the team a special...More

Reviewed October 13, 2022

The food was amazing, I had the incredible Cauliflower tacos and hubby had Brown bag fish & chips. We topped it off with a pumpkin beer.... doesn't get any better!

Date of visit: October 2022
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MMGM79, Owner at Gahan House Port City, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2022

Hi Lynn, Thank you for sharing your feedback! We're very happy to hear you and your husband enjoyed the cauliflower tacos, brown bag fish and chips, and pumpkin beer and we can't wait to see you again. Thanks again, Gahan House Guest Services

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