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Blue Mussel Cafe

) #1 of 4 Restaurants in Rustico €€ - €€€ Seafood, , Soups
312 Harbourview Drive | North Rustico Harbor, Rustico, Prince Edward Island C0A 1X0, Canada
+1 902-963-2152
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“halibut” (85 reviews)
“chowder” (157 reviews)
“lobster roll” (90 reviews)
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Seafood, Canadian, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
312 Harbourview Drive | North Rustico Harbor, Rustico, Prince Edward Island C0A 1X0, Canada
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1 - 10 of 873 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had to wait briefly for a table but let me tell you, any wait time would be worth it!!! We started with the mussels. They were fantastic!! We contemplated ordering another portion but we had already ordered our main dishes and decided to wait....More

Thank Tricia D
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Recommended to us and well worth the 1.30 hour wait. Service was great and the food was great. Although we don't eat mussels etc my smoked salmon salad was delicious and my husbands salmon meal was superb If you are in PEI make sure you...More

Thank Adrienne W
Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I had lunch which was OK but with some respects disappointing. First, the gluten free options are limited. They don't offer gluten free buns for lobster rolls like many other similar restaurants now do (e.g., Lobster Barn Pub and Beachcomber in Victoria...More

Thank BRSCH07
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I was so impressed with the decor and the food was even better. Service was fabulous. Chowder was amazing with loads of fresh seafood. Biscuit was warm and fresh. Amazing ! Lobster roll was awesome and was cold likes the mixture and was so fresh...More

Thank Jasmine S
Reviewed 4 days ago

Such a great meal. I waited an hour at the bar for my table and enjoyed a local PEI beer, whilst watching the moody and misty weather outside. I was glad to get there at 5.30pm which meant I was seated and eating by 6.30pm....More

1  Thank Lotsafreshair
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We chose this restaurant for a Saturday afternoon lunch after a hike based on the name alone. Mussels in PEI seemed to be a no-brainer. What we didn't expect but were thrilled to find was a gourmet experience ranking in our top 10 meals of...More

1  Thank Lorie M
Reviewed 5 days ago

The wait was about an hour and 20 minutes but once we were in we had a great meal. The Halibut was amazing and we also had the lobster which was good. To kill time we hit the beach up and walked around. There is...More

1  Thank sadowayconditioning
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed an early lunch at this local hot spot. It is a clean and upbeat spot right at the edge of the harbour. The ambiance is very friendly and welcoming. The beer was cold and the food fresh. Do visit the local gift shop...More

Thank PoppyBirtch
Reviewed 6 days ago

Tasty lobster and Caesar salad finished off with yummy fresh blueberry pie. The service was friendly and timely. We had an experienced waiter who hailed from Ireland. He was very good at what he does.

1  Thank Gord S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My friends and I stopped at the Blue Mussel Cafe for lunch. There was a 30 minute wait to be seated which is normal according to the staff. We had the blue mussels, lobster roll, and blueberry pie. Simply Delicious! The lobster roll was different...More

1  Thank msdanipi
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Questions & Answers
9 September 2016|
Response from Blue M | Property representative |
Yep. We are open everyday between now and October 5th 2016..... Hope to see you soon!
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....
10 August 2016|
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Response from Blue M | Property representative |
I'm sorry to hear that you were turned away. We did have an extremely busy day today and at 8:20 the wait list was close to an hour. Our last seating is at 9pm and due to the wait time are still seating some of our last... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$24
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
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
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
  • E-mail
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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