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Splendid Essence

) #31 of 177 Restaurants in Charlottetown ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Chinese, Asian, Taiwanese
186 Prince St, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 4R9, Canada
+1 902-566-4991
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“tofu” (6 reviews)
“bok choy” (3 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Taiwanese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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186 Prince St, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 4R9, Canada
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Reviews (75)
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1 - 10 of 75 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great service, great atmosphere, and amazing food! We can't wait to return here next time we come to town

Thank ralph-natalia-vessey
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Terrific vegetarian food with lots of flavour and the best service. We love the black pepper nuggets, the house fried rice and the mushroom and bok choy dishes, but really, you can never go wrong here.

Thank Toughnut
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

My daughter loves Scrambled Eggs with Tomato, I enjoy Dry-sautéed String Beans, and my husband is satisfied with Eight-Gem Tofu. A nice place to go if you would like a homemade style Chinese food as traveler.

1  Thank wanga1226
Reviewed 18 February 2017

My husband and I love Splendid Essence!! The service is fantastic and the food is excellent!! Amazing menu and labelled either vegetarian or vegan! Everything we try on the menu, we love! <3 We recommend it to everyone!

Thank JeDee88
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

We are regulars, trying the many and varied meals. Relaxing and uplifting setting, with attentive and enthusiastic service. Not for fast meals, though take out is available and very popular.

Thank Sandy A
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great food, great service. Easily the best atmosphere of any restaurant in Charlottetown. Highly recommended, the dim sum and cold teas are a must.

Thank DanaLJD
Reviewed 4 September 2016

I anticipated a special Taiwanese menu that would offer something other than the run of the mill Chinese restaurant. There were too many items with "mock ham" or "mock this or that meat" . If the goal was to offer vegetarian then please do not...More

Thank cptyyg
Reviewed 4 September 2016

First, I really liked the waitress we had, she was so kind, helpful, smiling and upbeat! We ordered two spring rolls, sweet and sour tofu (which comes with rice), and stir fry udon noodles with mushrooms. Everything was hot and tasty and we ate every...More

Thank sun044
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We came across this restaurant because of a little advertisement brochure at our hotel. We decided to give it a shot. And it was definitely one of the best choices we've made! We arrived at this restaurant, it looked very peaceful from the outside. So...More

Thank Splimmie
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Don't let the external house look fool you, this restaurant is very good. The menu isn't a normal western Chinese restaurant menu - it's more creative, and borrows from Thai and other cuisines. The food was fresh, not greasy, and packaged (we had takeout) in...More

Thank BadBadgerBoom
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you have gluten free options?
20 October 2015|
Response from Splendid E | Property representative |
Yes, we have gluten free options. Please let us know your preference when order the food.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 186 Prince St, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 4R9, Canada (Formerly Splendid Essense)
  • Location: Canada  >  Prince Edward Island  >  Charlottetown
  • Phone Number: +1 902-566-4991
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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.
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