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Splendid Essence

186 Prince St, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 4R9, Canada
+1 902-566-4991
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“tofu” (6 reviews)
“dim sum” (5 reviews)
“bok choy” (4 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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186 Prince St, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 4R9, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice atmosphere, nice booths, lovely people/service, lots of variety on the menu, for fairly prefab stuff (some of it is clearly frozen mass-produced then reheated), somehow it manages to be a good meal experience for a fair price every single time. I go here fairly...More

Thank Indie P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are a small company of vegetarian people, we thought that is hard to find some place that can offer us good Veggie food, especially everyont is hunting for restaurant for Lobster at PEI, but it is a miracle that we found this restaurant in...More

Thank 123Happyme
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

In Charlottetown for a night and we were looking for some good options for a vegetarian and a vegan and much to our surprise we found this little gem. I was not expecting a vegetarian or a vegan friendly place in Maritimes and definitely not...More

Thank PatelSR
Reviewed 6 July 2017

My family and I loved the food and we're not vegetarians. We ordered dumplings, curried noodles but the rock star on the menu was definitely the green beans. Also enjoyed the tea selection. The staff was welcoming and the price was very reasonable. We're over...More

Thank move2wonder
Reviewed 26 June 2017

I am not a vegetarian, but the food here was amazing. Well seasons, superb presentation and freshly made. I recommend the food here, you can't go wrong.

Thank Bill R
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Great service, great atmosphere, and amazing food! We can't wait to return here next time we come to town

Thank ralph-natalia-vessey
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Terrific vegetarian food with lots of flavour and the best service. We love the black pepper nuggets, the house fried rice and the mushroom and bok choy dishes, but really, you can never go wrong here.

Thank Toughnut
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

My daughter loves Scrambled Eggs with Tomato, I enjoy Dry-sautéed String Beans, and my husband is satisfied with Eight-Gem Tofu. A nice place to go if you would like a homemade style Chinese food as traveler.

1  Thank wanga1226
Reviewed 18 February 2017

My husband and I love Splendid Essence!! The service is fantastic and the food is excellent!! Amazing menu and labelled either vegetarian or vegan! Everything we try on the menu, we love! <3 We recommend it to everyone!

Thank JeDee88
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

We are regulars, trying the many and varied meals. Relaxing and uplifting setting, with attentive and enthusiastic service. Not for fast meals, though take out is available and very popular.

Thank Sandy A
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20 October 2015|
Response from Splendid E | Property representative |
Yes, we have gluten free options. Please let us know your preference when order the food.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 186 Prince St, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 4R9, Canada (Formerly Splendid Essense)
  • Location: Canada  >  Prince Edward Island  >  Charlottetown
  • Phone Number: +1 902-566-4991
The Splendid Essence is a congregation of all kinds of beauty and splendor inside an exquisite cottage.The restaurant on the first floor offers trendy and gourmet vegetable dishes and an assortment of Chinese teas and beverages in a cozy and congenial atmosphere. The bright and delightful space on the second floor offers facinating classes, lectures and exhibitions to enrich your life.The third floor is an elegant Buddhist praying hall.
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