Central PEI restaurants

Top Choice Canadian in New Glasgow

The Mill in New Glasgow

Chef Emily Wells has turned this lakeside restaurant into a destination address since winning the 'Taste Our Island' competition in 2015. The ethos is comfort food with an upscale twist, often with an Asian-inspired…
Top Choice Seafood in Kensington

Malpeque Oyster Barn

If you want to sample Malpeque's legendary bivalves, this harborside fisherman's barn in Kensington is the place to do it. Experienced eaters take them straight-up raw, fresh-shucked with maybe a twist of lemon; fir…
Top Choice Fusion in Brackley Beach

Dunes Studio Gallery & Cafe

Wow – this place is worth the trip. Buddha statues, gleaming glass, island artworks and Canadian crafts aplenty in the gallery; a lovely garden filled with exotic plants and blooms; and a great cafe serving sophisti…
Top Choice Seafood in Rustico & North Rustico

Blue Mussel Cafe

Simple seafood fresh off the boats is the order of the day at this stylish harborside cafe: Daisy Bay oysters, seared halibut, seafood bubbly bake and a banquet-worthy lobster dinner. The space is light and modern, …
Top Choice Canadian in Rustico & North Rustico

Pearl Eatery

Local sourcing and seasonal ingredients are key to the ethos at this refined restaurant, overseen by chef Steven Wilson. Set in a shingled house stocked with eclectic antiques and bric-a-brac, it's a model of farm-t…
Top Choice Cafe in Victoria

Landmark Oyster House

Despite the name, there's a lot more on offer at this super-friendly cafe-diner than oysters (although you can certainly sample the holy bivalves if you want, choosing 'em raw, deep-fried or baked). The menu is a ca…
Top Choice Seafood in New Glasgow

New Glasgow Lobster Supper

There are plenty of places to get a lobster supper these days, but this spot claims to be the original – in any event, it's been serving these shellfish feasts since 1958. Getting messy while you crack your crustace…
Cafe in New Glasgow

Prince Edward Island Preserve Company

This place carries on the old island tradition of making preserves, chutneys, marmalades, jellies and curds, many from local fruit. There's a cafe too, serving island dishes like hodgepodge haddock, seafood bubbly p…
Seafood in Brackley Beach

Richard's Seafood

Lobster rolls, fish sandwiches, sea-scallop burgers – when it comes to seafood on the north shore, Richard's long-standing shack is the place to go to try it. But it's the crispy haddock and Burbank fries that keep …
British in New London

Blue Winds Tea Room

A most charming place to stop for a bite and a cup of tea, surrounded by English gardens. Of course, like everything else in this region, the fare can be very Anne of Green Gables-centric and perhaps too twee for so…