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Splendid Essence

186 Prince St, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 4R9, Canada
+1 902-566-4991
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Chinese, Asian, 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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Reviewed 5 days ago

I had the opportunity to visit Splendid Essence for the first time for my grandson 21st birthday. Their vegetarian, vegan menu is absolutely wonderful. There were five of us, and we each ordered something different as well as dumplings and a steamed bun to try....More

Thank Gail M
Reviewed 13 July 2018

This place is so lovely, the food is delicious, and all of the staff are very friendly and helpful. I've brought many people here over the years, and everyone loves it. There is a lot of diversity, and it's all vegetarian and/or vegan. The curry...More

Thank D A
Reviewed 1 June 2018

Tried this one and was impressed. The food was excellent. It was very tasty and the faux meat was a great addition to the different dishes we tried. There were more Asians than north americans when we went. Excellent service and very fair prices for...More

1  Thank klodio
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Very friendly staff and awesome food make for a great experience. Great for vegetarian options and the tea is so nice.

1  Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 8 February 2018

Splendid essence has easily taken the spot for best restaurant in my book, The staff are nice, the prices are fair, the food is great and the atmosphere is excellent, and on top of all this they support great foundations, like the free-ranch buffalo ranch...More

1  Thank Padraigh B
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Great little spot with a really great veggie/vegan menu. Great service and the large sized meal was a perfect size for a big eater like myself. So glad I found this place while visiting Charlottetown, I'll be going back tomorrow to try more items and...More

Thank Jenn L
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

It's not everyday you come across the vegetarian Chinese restaurant. Despite our reservations, all the dishes were excellent - I honestly think anything we ordered would have been great. Closes a little early so get there early in the evening to avoid disappointment!

Thank inyongh743
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Nice atmosphere, nice booths, lovely people/service, lots of variety on the menu, for fairly prefab stuff (some of it is clearly frozen mass-produced then reheated), somehow it manages to be a good meal experience for a fair price every single time. I go here fairly...More

Thank Indie P
Reviewed 9 September 2017

We are a small company of vegetarian people, we thought that is hard to find some place that can offer us good Veggie food, especially everyont is hunting for restaurant for Lobster at PEI, but it is a miracle that we found this restaurant in...More

Thank 123Happyme
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

In Charlottetown for a night and we were looking for some good options for a vegetarian and a vegan and much to our surprise we found this little gem. I was not expecting a vegetarian or a vegan friendly place in Maritimes and definitely not...More

Thank PatelSR
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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, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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
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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