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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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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“mussels” (217 reviews)
“chowder” (137 reviews)
“lobster roll” (74 reviews)
Closes in 25 min
11:30 - 20:00All hours
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 752 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Ate ther with friends during our stay in the New Glasgow area. Exceptional food and great service. Will definately visit again

Thank charli
Reviewed 2 days ago

We heard that this should be one of PEI's best restaurants....well, not in my book....or was I unlucky again? I ordered smoked salmon on home made bread. The smoked salmon was average tasting but not bad at all (could have been from CostCo as well)....More

Thank White B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Had a wonderful lunch here. Ordered the mussels outstanding and ordered a lobster roll the best that I have had.

Thank Tony G
Reviewed 2 days ago

While visiting this beautiful island, my cousin and I were looking for the best lobster rolls on PEI. We consulted Tripadvisor and the BMC was rated number 1. As we were just up the road in Cavendish, we made our way there and discovered that...More

Thank hunteshr
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We arrived to the Blue Mussel by a (un)fortunate coincidence: the restaurant we were heading to was closed (due to some unexpected water problems) and they kindly recommended this one. We were greeted with a firm handshake and smile by Steve, the nice and friendly...More

2  Thank Sabrina C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Absolutely the best, freshest mussels in PEI. Our server, Chad, was friendly and help full. We talked to do the owner and he told us Chad started with him when he was 14 doing dishes! Also, I'm not sure how he cooks his haddock sandwich,...More

1  Thank Renee C
Reviewed 4 days ago

We travel to pei each year and always eat here at least twice. The food is superb and a great menu. The staff is really friendly and the owner is always working the floor to ensure everyone is happy. Beautiful water side spot with seating...More

1  Thank raywestgarth
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had hoped for better Appetizer of crab cake and halibut cake was a winner Pan fried haddock was soaked in butter. Too oily to eat. Ordered an extra tea biscuit which was savory and delish. Hubby liked his chowder which he said was a whole...More

1  Thank Tabbi G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a popular place because after we were seated and ordered at around 4:30 the place just began to fill up. Always a good sign. We chose the lobster dip to start. It was hot and tasty with lots of cheese and lobster. Thin...More

Thank easytrvlr
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our party of four had a lovely dinner at the Blue Mussel Cafe last Friday. It was our first time there and we were all impressed. The service was wonderful all evening, starting with the hostess at the door and ending with the owner, Steve,...More

1  Thank RoseandMikePEI
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Please excuse my confusion, but I have found conflicting information regard your hours...are you open on Sundays?? My thanks for your attention.
10 September 2016|
Response from Blue M | Property representative |
Yep. We are open everyday between now and October 5th 2016..... Hope to see you soon!
When do you start turning people away during the evening? We showed up at 8:20 and were treated with no courtesy.
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....
When do you start turning people away during the evening? We showed up at 8:20 and were treated with no courtesy.
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$23
Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, View
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
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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