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Top of the Park Restaurant

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21 Exhibition Dr, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 9S8, Canada
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Wed - Fri 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Thu - Fri 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Summerside, Canada
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had made reservations for my wife and I for dinner. Today was the first day of Old Home Week and saw that the Buffet prices were a bit higher. ( I completely understand that) So my wife and I drove an hour to Charlottetown and due to Old Home Week, we had to pay $4.00 for parking off the premises.... More 

Thank MMB746
Lisa-MacDougall, Sales Lead at Top of the Park Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear MMB746, Red Shores is a supporter of the agricultural traditions of PEI on display every year during Old Home Week, and part of that support is the use of our parking lot for the fairgrounds. We do understand, however, that there are additional costs to our patrons who visit during Old Home Week. We apologize that this information was... More 

Bowden, Canada
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic buffet, great service (never ran dry), and fantastic atmosphere. I would recommend the Saturday night Buffet at the top of the park, Buffet followed by a few races to anyone! Take in a couple of races outside though, the atmosphere and noise trackside is worth going in itself, even if you don't wager.

Thank Peamaster
Stratford, Canada
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

Although the food was great, atmosphere was good and service was about average what I really remember about our visit was almost bumping the person behind me with my chair when I tried to stand up from my table to go to the buffet. I understand that they try to accommodate many patrons but taking away from peoples comfort during... More 

Thank Angela P
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Small buffet but loved that everything was labelled as gluten free - very helpful and convenient - I even got fresh gluten free bread to the table! Just wish there was a soup option available that was also gluten free. Lovely environment and friendly service. Made the day at the races very enjoyable :)

Thank Jojo_TravelA
Charlottetown, Canada
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189 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

This is our go to place when we feel like having a good buffet. The food is great and nicely varied with good local flavors. There is always a soup, today's was Tomato Basil. Then there are lots of salads, including a green salad with toppings such as raw veggies, croutons, bacon bits and homemade dressings. Other salads today included... More 

Thank Claudetteth
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

We went to Top of the Park for an office party and was expecting the usual buffet. Ok, but not outstanding and same menu as elsewhere. The selection was great : duck breast in an amazing sauce, chicken and fish prepared in a variety of ways and amazing desserts.

Thank Monique L
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

Our staff dinner was held last week and we chose to go to the Top of the Park. Our group was 50 employees. When we arrived there were other groups as well. I was worried that there wouldn't be enough to eat. Boy was I wrong. There was plenty to eat, everything was hot, and food was replenished before it... More 

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Thank dillonkr
Charlottetown, Canada
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Considering it is an all you can eat buffet, the pricing isn't bad. You do get a great view of the racetrack. The food is not the attraction here.

Thank ConnieSomers
Calgary, Canada
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

Had the 'race night buffet' and enjoyed eating and then watching the harness racing. The buffet had some great quality food that was very well and cleanly presented. The standouts were the steamed mussels, seafood chowder, and the island beef. What was really surprising to me was how good the green salad and potatoes actually tasted--the produce tasted great and... More 

Thank cathy c
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19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Our last visit to what used to be a great buffet didn't hold up to my expectations. The food was lukewarm, not replenished quickly and quite bland.

Thank karenbea

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Open Hours
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Exhibition Dr, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 9S8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Prince Edward Island  >  Charlottetown
  • Phone Number: 19026204264
Interested in one-of-a-kind dining? Enjoy a dining experience that can only be found at the TOP OF THE PARK Restaurant, overlooking the Charlottetown Driving Park. Our three-tiered dining room offers a spectacular view from any table. Dining Experience Manager Sean Furlong and his culinary team always bring a positive, upbeat attitude, and an eagerness to promote local and fresh cuisine! The Red Shores culinary team has been presented with such awards as best Dessert & Local dish at Food & Wine Savor, Taste our Island Award, & best PEI Ribs, to name a few.

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