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Claddagh Oyster House

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131 Sydney Street, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 1G5, Canada (Queen Street)
902 892 9661
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: THE ISLANDS ONLY YEAR-ROUND OYSTER BAR WITH FRESH LOBSTER TANK.Featuring...
THE ISLANDS ONLY YEAR-ROUND OYSTER BAR WITH FRESH LOBSTER TANK.Featuring more than just the best available oysters from PEI, the Claddagh Oyster House is a warm, contemporary dining room located within an historic building in downtown Charlottetown.A Constantly changing menu that features the freshest seafood, premium Island beef, chicken, pasta and more - combined with our extensive wine selections are sure to please.THE CLADDAGH OYSTER HOUSE - MORE THAN JUST GREAT OYSTERS!!
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Good for:
Casual Dining
Entertaining clients

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  • 178
    Excellent
  • 64
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
One of the best restaurants in the city

We went with another couple and had a thoroughly enjoyable evening. The atmosphere was good and the service was excellent. We all went with the Winterdine tenderloin steak dinner - probably the best steak dinner we've had in a restaurant. Perfectly done, tender, juicy and extremely tasty. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
Treva M
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Charlottetown
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Entertaining clients
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Charlottetown
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

We went with another couple and had a thoroughly enjoyable evening. The atmosphere was good and the service was excellent. We all went with the Winterdine tenderloin steak dinner - probably the best steak dinner we've had in a restaurant. Perfectly done, tender, juicy and extremely tasty. The shrimp appetizers were fantastic too and the evening would have been complete... More 

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Charlottetown, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We have gone to the Claddagh many times over the years, and have seldom been disappointed. Sometimes it is quite noisy even with only the dinner crowd...the old brick walls may have something to do with it. The menu changes fairly often and is not extensive...seafood, pork, beef, etc. plus the oysters. I prefer the blue mussels and they vary... More 

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Charlottetown, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This had to be the best dining experience I have enjoyed in a long time. Food was exceptional, service was great and everyone was so friendly and accommodating. The atmosphere made the whole experience most enjoyable.

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Bangor, Maine
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259 reviews 259 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Had dinner here one night. Very nice atmosphere with the waterfall along the wall. It was definitely a relaxing atmosphere. Food was great and service was great. Good place to consider if in Charlottetown.

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East Coast of Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

My wife did a review where she said I loved the salmon - not true. I just didn't want to spoil Valentines day by sending it back. It was way overcooked, bland and very disappointing. I think it was just a piece of salmon sprinkled with herbs and cooked way too long on too low a heat. Also, the oysters... More 

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Stratford, Canada
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65 reviews 65 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

This was a last-minute reservation on Valentine's Day. We called several restaurants until we got two seats at the bar of this restaurant. We hadn't been there in a few years and were very impressed with the renos, including the very comfortable seats at what turned out to be a beautiful oyster bar. It was a great place to watch... More 

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Charlottetown, Canada
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46 reviews 46 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Just finished a wonderful Winterdine dinner here! The chowder appetizer was great but the scallop entree was exceptional! Not to mention the Lemon tart for dessert..yum. Our waiter, Brett was great too!

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Saint Paul, Alberta, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

The ambiance was nice, service was ok but not very talkative. Seafood was cooked perfectly but sides were ok. Mussels were ok.

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Notre-Dame-de-l'Ile-Perrot, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

The service was excellent, the food out of this world. The lobster was huge, with all the trimmings. The waiter was polite, and quite helpful in choosing the menu

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Halifax, Canada
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75 reviews 75 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

we had a good meal here, but it was expensive. it seemed a lot smaller and not very busy. There's a pub style restaurant upstairs I suggest you check it out first.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 131 Sydney Street, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 1G5, Canada
    (Queen Street)
  • Location: Canada  >  Prince Edward Island  >  Charlottetown
  • Phone Number: 902 892 9661

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 39
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Entertaining clients

Description

THE ISLANDS ONLY YEAR-ROUND OYSTER BAR WITH FRESH LOBSTER TANK.Featuring more than just the best available oysters from PEI, the Claddagh Oyster House is a warm, contemporary dining room located within an historic building in downtown Charlottetown.A Constantly changing menu that features the freshest seafood, premium Island beef, chicken, pasta and more - combined with our extensive wine selections are sure to please.THE CLADDAGH OYSTER HOUSE - MORE THAN JUST GREAT OYSTERS!!
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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