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Merchantman Fresh Seafood & Oyster Bar

$$ - $$$, Seafood,
23 Queen St, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 4A2, Canada
+1 902-892-9150
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“mussels” (58 reviews)
“seafood” (46 reviews)
“lobster roll” (27 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
Bar, Seafood, Canadian, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
23 Queen St, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 4A2, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely location in central Charlottetown. Lots of local favorites on the menu including lobster rolls. Good lunch spot, service can be a bit slow so factor that in.

Thank Heather S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Merchantman is a welcoming place, and the staff were all very friendly. We went for lunch when our cruise ship docked in Charlottetown. It’s a gentle stroll from the port into the centre of town. The restaurant was quite busy, which explains the somewhat...More

Thank RogerC001
MMGM79, Guest Services at Merchantman Fresh Seafood & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi RogerC001, Thank you for making us part of your Charlottetown experience! We're happy to hear you enjoyed your experience and we'd like to thank you for your feedback about the service, oysters, and wine. We will certainly take your comments into consideration and we...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fresh Seafood, and great service. My wife & I tried the Seafood Boil & is a must if you are visiting Charlottetown ....great value for money.

Thank Marvick5520
MMGM79, Guest Services at Merchantman Fresh Seafood & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Marvick5520, Thank you for visiting us and for sharing your feedback - we're so happy you enjoyed it and we hope we'll see you again! Alyssa

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fresh Seafood, and great service. The Muscle appetizer is a meal in itself. Enough muscles for 3 as an appetizer...The Chowder is loaded with a variety of seafood, lobster is fresh and a good size, the only negative is a mater of personal preference. Way...More

Thank Kay S
MMGM79, Guest Services at Merchantman Fresh Seafood & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Kay S, Thank you for sharing your review - we appreciate your feedback about the greenery and we will certainly take this into consideration as we continue to improve the Merchantman experience. We're happy to hear you enjoyed your overall experience and we hope...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is is a fine eating establishment with emphasis on fresh fish. It is right down town opposite the Delta Hotel. It attracts local and tourists alike. It is a good eating establishment wit reasonable prices.

Thank ericdQ8828ZO
MMGM79, Guest Services at Merchantman Fresh Seafood & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi ericdQ8828ZO, Thank you for visiting us and sharing your review, we always love hearing from our guests! Looking forward to seeing you again, Alyssa

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The lobster legitimately the best I've ever had - our server was amazing, too! Absolutely lovely experience. Would go back in a heartbeat.

Thank Jessica B
MMGM79, Guest Services at Merchantman Fresh Seafood & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Jessica B, Wow! We're are so happy to hear that! Thank you for sharing your review, we will make sure to pass your compliments along to our team. Looking forward to seeing you again, Alyssa

Reviewed 6 November 2017

Was in Charlottetown at a confernce and therefore we had 25 people booked. Restaruant was accommadintg and put as at back of restaurant. Service by all the staff was excellent and they even kept on smiling. I had the starter of mussels and the only...More

Thank Brunswickmews
MMGM79, Guest Services at Merchantman Fresh Seafood & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Brunswickmews, We're very happy to hear you enjoyed your meal here at Merchantman! Thank you for visiting us and for sharing your review, we always appreciate feedback from our guests. Alyssa

Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

This is a great restaurant. Great atmosphere, great food and accommodating staff. Did a great job working with food sensitivities.

Thank Mark H
MMGM79, Guest Services at Merchantman Fresh Seafood & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Mark, Thank you for visiting us! We're always happy to make sure we can accommodate food sensitivities and we're so glad to hear you enjoyed your meal. Looking forward to seeing you again, Alyssa

Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Visited while on lunch, the food is amazing, flavourful and decorative. Our server, he was fantastic! He made us laugh and smile the whole time. Can't wait to return next time. Best food in town!

Thank Hilary L
MMGM79, Guest Services at Merchantman Fresh Seafood & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Hilary L, We're so happy to hear you enjoyed it! We will make sure to pass your compliments along to our team, we're all looking forward to seeing you again. Alyssa

Reviewed 22 October 2017

We were here for dinner on a Saturday, we got the last table without reservation and ordered some chowder of course, which was one of the best I ever had. Also the was great, staff very friendly and...., they made us a Shandy, mixed beer...More

Thank Thomas G
MMGM79, Guest Services at Merchantman Fresh Seafood & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Thomas G, We're so glad you enjoyed the chowder and we hope we'll see you again soon! Thank you for sharing your review, Alyssa

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$23
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Friday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Queen St, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 4A2, Canada (Formerly Merchantman Pub)
  • Location: Canada  >  Prince Edward Island  >  Charlottetown
  • Phone Number: +1 902-892-9150
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Description
The Merchantman Fresh Seafood & Oyster Bar excels in seafood and local favourites while offering a warm and inviting atmosphere. If it's oysters you're after, look no further - our raw bar has a wide selection of local oysters from Malpeque Bay to Colville Bay and everywhere in between. The next time you're looking for a great evening out, be sure to stop by the Merchantman! Hours Sunday- Wednesday 11-9pm (kitchen) 12am (bar) Thursday-Saturday 11-10pm (kitchen) 1am (bar)
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