Staff Recommendations

Are you looking to experience true Prince Edward Island? Enjoy one of the many, amazing restaurants in the downtown Charlottetown area! Here are our staff recommendations all in the heart of Charlottetown, perfect for travellers or business meetings!

Or, you can Let the Locals Lead >


The Merchantman is a firm believer in supporting local farmers, fishers, producers and artists. There are many pieces of artwork designed and produced by local artists. Our menu boasts a variety of produce, meats, fish and poultry have grown right here on PEI. The Taste and flavour of our food is thanks to our PEI Farmers and Fisherman [8-minute walk]

A warm atmosphere, friendly service and a menu including fresh, local PEI produce, meats and seafood make The Merchantman Pub the best pub in town.


In 1999 locals, Kevin and Kathy Murphy purchased the Fishbones building and have been operating this unique restaurant ever since. Fishbones Bar is located on Richmond Street in Charlottetown but known to many as Victoria Row. “Vic Row” has become the music destination in Charlottetown showcasing talented local musicians. In 2000 Chris Buddan a young enthusiastic 16-year-old approached Kevin to help support his idea of developing an entertainment platform for young local musicians. The City Stages Program was created on Victoria Row and to this day continues to grow. Fishbones has been supporting local fishermen, farmers, and local musician for the past 15 years. [Open Seasonally, 6-minute walk]


Located in an historic downtown property, The Gahan House Pub & Brewery provides a memorable dining experience in a casual yet energetic setting. Within its brick walls, enjoy a host of signature dishes (including local favourite brown bag fish and chips) alongside a pint of our renowned Gahan Beer. Choose from a variety of these hand-crafted ales and enjoy a full guided tour of the on-site brewery following dinner. [6-minute walk]


Sims Corner Steakhouse & Oyster Bar specializes in extraordinary cuts of steak, prepared using select Prince Edward Island Beef that has been aged to perfection. Our ‘Sims Custom Cuts’ are hand selected and offered exclusively for preparation by the award winning culinary team. The charming atmosphere also incorporates a full Oyster Bar, complemented by an extensive wine cellar offering an impressive variety of New and Old World wines [5- minute walk]


At The Brickhouse, our philosophy is simple; we want to serve you the best, local, handcrafted food that Prince Edward Island has to offer. Food is a way of life here, from the farmers nurturing their crops and livestock, to the fisherman, tirelessly working to bring the freshest fish and seafood from the ocean to our tables. Here we are not only supporting local, but also ensuring the sustainability of all that the Island and its surrounding waters have to share with us. It’s an experience you will never forget, one we hope that you will take with you [6-minute walk]


The PEI Brewing Company is a brewer and distributor of all-natural craft beer, brewed in Charlottetown. We represent our own line of products and the Gahan line of craft beers. We brew using all natural ingredients, no preservatives or additives, just fresh PEI water, malted barley, hops and yeast. You can find our beer in fine restaurants and pubs, in all PEI Liquor Commission outlets across the Island and select outlets in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Alberta. Drop into our location at 96 Kensington Road for a tour of our brewery, a bit of our deliciously created menu (best paired with our beers) a browse through our retail and a taste of our beer. We also offer a cold beer store with cans, bottles, growlers and kegs available for purchase [6-minute drive]