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Blue Mussel Cafe

312 Harbourview Drive | North Rustico Harbor, Rustico, Prince Edward Island C0A 1X0, Canada
+1 902-963-2152
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“halibut” (104 reviews)
“chowder” (169 reviews)
“lobster roll” (112 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 8:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Canadian, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
312 Harbourview Drive | North Rustico Harbor, Rustico, Prince Edward Island C0A 1X0, Canada
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1 - 10 of 994 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our meal was perfect in every way. The food, service, view and atmosphere was wonderful. We can’t wait to go back next summer.

Thank Trevor J
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a must stop if you are in the area. They have kept the look as an old fisherman's wharf and has a fun night relaxed environment. The staff are fun and provide great service. The food was very good and quick went on...More

Thank Dennis K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is everything you want in an oceanside seafood restaurant with outdoor seating and a rustic feel. The PEI mussels and seafood chowder were both incredible and my belly was very full and happy! Absolutely delicious!

1  Thank nfriesen1
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a lovely place, great staff, wonderful food. The seafood chowder was the best I've ever tried and I had the whiskey crime brûlée which was delicious. Well worth the long walk from Cavendish

1  Thank yarrum711
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Chowder was excellent. The mussels with garlic were also great. The service was excellent. Shared the linguine with my husband. So rich I could never have eaten it all. Wish I had saved room for dessert. Be back tomorrow night.

1  Thank Linda K
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We ate there twice in two days! They make an excellent Bloody Mary. Seafood chowder was the best I’ve ever had. Deserts are excellent as well. Service and atmosphere is also excellent!

1  Thank Frekanretired475
Reviewed 5 days ago

Best lobster role I ever had, and best potato salad as well! My otherwise picky 10 year old insisted on returning so he could have the mussels again. Very friendly waitstaff. Only drawback is a long wait, and it's not cheap. But, you can fill...More

Thank Lindsay F
Reviewed 6 days ago

Such a lovely spot the by water!! This was recommended by friends who vacationed in Canada in 2014 and we give it the thumbs up in 2017! Thoroughly enjoyed the chowder, the best we had on our trip, the halibut and the seafood casserole. Very...More

Thank Helen H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came to this restaurant on the advice of my B&B owner, she told me it does get quite busy, so I headed there early ... When I got there, there was a 15-20 minutes wait, but what was great is that they give you a...More

1  Thank Cal384
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great spot! October in PEI many restaurants have closed. We had been told that the Blue Mussel Cafe was a good restaurant in the area. We were so glad of the recommendation. Arriving at 7:10pm and told there was a 40 minute wait....More

1  Thank Tim P
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bootsyjean
28 September 2017|
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Response from Cass8-4U | Reviewed this property |
Where did the idea of "poor food quality" come from?? Our experience was wonderful starting with the tea biscuits. They had received a huge halibut that morning. It was fantastic and the presentation was top notch! They have... More
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DeerHeaven2015
10 September 2016|
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Response from Blue M | Property representative |
Yep. We are open everyday between now and October 5th 2016..... Hope to see you soon!
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hannah_050312
10 August 2016|
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Response from Jennie M | Reviewed this property |
I don't know, we went mid afternoon around 2:30ish....
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$24
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 312 Harbourview Drive | North Rustico Harbor, Rustico, Prince Edward Island C0A 1X0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Prince Edward Island  >  Rustico
  • Phone Number: +1 902-963-2152
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Description
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!
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