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“Excellent Chinese vegetarian” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Splendid Essence

Splendid Essence
Ranked #32 of 241 Restaurants in Charlottetown
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Chinese, Asian, Taiwanese
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Description: 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.
California
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Excellent Chinese vegetarian”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2013

A good representative dish in Chinese restaurants is string beans. If they can do good string beans, the food is usually good overall. Splendid Essence makes them perfectly, along with the other dishes I tried, which were tofu-based and vegan.

Visited May 2013
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3 Thank dagmaragogo
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73 reviews from our community

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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Saint John, Canada
Level Contributor
11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Most peaceful dinning experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 9, 2013

The food was sooo good! I loved the overall atmosphere of the restaurant. It gave you a feeling of almost being in another country. The service was quick, helpful and very friendly! It felt so relaxing and gave you a perfect taste of authenticity. Amazing selection of Teas (MUST Try).

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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1 Thank Allyson C
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great value”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 24, 2013

Vegetarian dishes served quickly by friendly, helpful staff. Large selection of teas. Lovely flavours.

Visited January 2013
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1 Thank Bunty A
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Murray Harbour, Prince Edward Island, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Fantastic atmosphere.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2012

Great food and ambiance.Very well priced with pleasant service.I had to return twice more just for more of the place.

Visited September 2012
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3 Thank Gordon M
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Charlottetown, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Magnificient! Great atmosphere! Healthy & Affordable :)”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2012

Can't count the number of times I've been here. Food is incredibly delicious. I love it for its authenticity. Ambiance is another factor that triggers me to go back each time. Nice and cozy. Definitely a great place to hang out with friends and your loved ones. Occasionally I would go alone, sit at a booth, catch up on some reading, while enjoying my afternoon tea and dim sum.

Surely worth a visit!

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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2 Thank Chris T
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