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The Blue Mermaid

Certificate of Excellence
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Downtown
Steakhouse, Seafood, Canadian
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10 Market St, St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 5C6, Canada
+1 905-684-7465
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Los Gatos, California
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This may sound odd for a review on a restaurant but bear me out. The place is spotless. Incredibly clean which tells me they pay great attention to detail in every faucet of the business. David was our server. What a pure joy to have someone taking care of you of that kind of professionalism. Went there for my "birthday... More 

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Thank Martin M
St. Catharines, Canada
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22 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been at the Blue Mermaid many, many times for a period over 30 years. It is very good and classy. The service is excellent and the food is consistently up to par. Of course, it is an expensive restaurant! The only drawback of The Blue Mermaid is that it has no view at all. As a matter of... More 

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Thank HoiWong
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had called the Blue Murmaid in short notice for my wedding and they accomidated me right away. I had my wedding reception in the banquet hall. All the servers were beyond amazing, making sure everyone had drinks, food and were comfortable. The food was outstanding we had chicken, roastbeef and ham, lots of vegetables, two types of potatoes. There... More 

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Thank SerenityJDebassige
St. Catharines, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

First time here. Recommended by one of my husbands friends. My husband and I had a wonderful meal. The food and service was excellent. I would like to thank all the staff for making us feel welcomed. We will definitely dine here again.

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Thank Wendy P
St. Catharines, Canada
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Your trip back to the 70's starts with the decor, club chairs and dim lighting. Old school favorites like french onion soup and Caesar salad just the way you remember. The wait staff is in character, order a Manhattan and complete your time travel experience, it's a thrill. I wish I had kept a polyester suit for my next visit.

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Thank Brian Y
Saint Catharines, Ontario, Canada
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The food presentation was great. Good variety of seafood meat and poultry. Old fashion décor but comfortable atmosphere. Personally the prices are a bit expensive so it would be a good place for special occasions. The waiters and waitress were great..

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Thank Ellen W
Marietta Ga.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

We love everything here & have been repeat dinners when ever in town visiting our second home in the area. We live in Atlanta GA. But have a second home & we seem to always dine at the blue mermaid every trip. It is more high end white table cloth dinning . You need well behaved children or a babysitter... More 

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Thank Priscilla&Tony
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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234 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

When you first walk into the Blue Mermaid, you are greeted with a quiet sophisticated elegant environment. Dim lighting- but not so dim that you can't read the menu or see your food. Drink service is fast and there's no waiting to take your order. If you want a slower service, you do need to ask. This is common in... More 

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Thank Miranda C
St. Catharines, Canada
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

The Blue Mermaid brought me back to the 70's and it did NOT disappoint! The food, service, ambiance....all worth it! Being new to St. Catharines, we were told the restaurants to go to and The Blue Mermaid was one of the top ones!

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Thank lnadeau22
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23 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is amazing the Decor takes you back to a time when people enjoyed the finer Things in life and our lives weren't so rushed. The food is amazing and the service is top notch

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Seafood, Canadian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Market St, St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 5C6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  St. Catharines>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 905-684-7465

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?