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Blue Mussel Cafe


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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The Blue Mussel Cafe is a seasonal seafood restaurant located in North Rustico Harbour, PEI just off the beaten path. We specialize in FRESH seafood and strive to provide food that is as fresh and local as possible. We offer a large variety of delicious and wholesome meals with NO deep fried food. We are committed to offering an authentic PEI dining experience and a view that you will never forget!
US$7 - US$23
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Seafood, Canadian, Soups
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You'll have to wait a bit before you can get in. This spot is incredibly popular with tourists and locals alike. If you are willing to wait you will definitely will say it was worth it. The atmosphere was nice and the serviced/food were impeccable...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Randy N Jean V
Reviewed January 24, 2019

We were recommended this stop and we were not disappointed. Located near the lighthouse in North Rustico we sat in an airy room with lots of light and Windows to see the water. My husband had seafood chowder with biscuit and I had chowder poutine....More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank JLDC
Reviewed January 5, 2019

Went here twice during a boys golf trip in Sept 2018 because it was just SO GOOD. From the food itself, to the owners to the staff, everyone and everything was just excellent. Now planning a return trip with my wife. The Chowder is the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank paddyboy1747
Reviewed November 18, 2018

They don't accept reservation so we had to wait for half an hour until we had the seats, but it was worth. Great foods, reasonable price and nice view (we were seated in the 2/F (the patio).

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank The G
Reviewed November 5, 2018

we discovered this place on a friday afternoon for an early dinner. The locals were just starting to come to begin their weekend. The food was interesting and delicious... the chef is well known in the area and there is a lot of pride in...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank ravenB1885MR
Reviewed October 22, 2018

We stumbled upon this place when we were visiting the area and thoroughly enjoyed our dinner......and I'm not a real lover of seafood but really enjoyed how it was prepared and served here! We aren't big eaters so we shared 2 seafood appetizers for dinner...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank ChitchatCanada
Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

We stumbled on the Blue Mussel by accident but it was a lucky stumble indeed. We ate at fancier places during our holiday but the Blue Mussel was definitely our best meal. We shared the lobster roll, chowder, and mussels. Each was spectacular! The service...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Mark B
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

We had lunch here on a rainy October afternoon. Much of the town’s tourism had shut down for the season and I wondered if this restaurant would be quiet & down to minimal menu but NO — the parking lot was full, the heat lamps...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank jennifereI4138BQ
Reviewed October 15, 2018

My husband & I stopped by for lunch just after the season had ended. Thankfully, the Blue Mussel was still open. We had a most memorable meal. Hubby had the steamed mussels which were fabulous. I had a salad (the first really good salad all...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank CFIViper
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Drove to PEI for the day and ended up in Cavendish Tourist Information.Enquired about where to find a lobster restaurant and Blue Mussel was the only one open! Drove to North Rustico and were very pleased to find the restaurant open. Food (and beer) were...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Michael W
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March 22, 2019|
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Response from Burnham10 | Reviewed this property |
I believe so. There is a ramp and it’s well worth it!
March 8, 2019|
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Response from yakovf2016 | Reviewed this property |
We have no idea really, other than send him to macd’s and go by yourself because the seafood is first rate. A non-stop eater would be easier. Enjoy your trip to PEI.
August 26, 2018|
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Response from Trent O | Reviewed this property |
Service animals only. Other pets need to left outside of eating areas.
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