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Blue Mussel Cafe

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Seafood, , Soups
312 Harbourview Drive | North Rustico Harbor, Rustico, Prince Edward Island C0A 1X0, Canada
+1 902-963-2152
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“halibut” (149 reviews)
“chowder” (188 reviews)
“seafood” (208 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
Seafood, Canadian, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
312 Harbourview Drive | North Rustico Harbor, Rustico, Prince Edward Island C0A 1X0, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They don't accept reservation so we had to wait for half an hour until we had the seats, but it was worth. Great foods, reasonable price and nice view (we were seated in the 2/F (the patio).

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank The G
Reviewed 5 November 2018

we discovered this place on a friday afternoon for an early dinner. The locals were just starting to come to begin their weekend. The food was interesting and delicious... the chef is well known in the area and there is a lot of pride in...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank ravenB1885MR
Reviewed 23 October 2018

We stumbled upon this place when we were visiting the area and thoroughly enjoyed our dinner......and I'm not a real lover of seafood but really enjoyed how it was prepared and served here! We aren't big eaters so we shared 2 seafood appetizers for dinner...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ChitchatCanada
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

We stumbled on the Blue Mussel by accident but it was a lucky stumble indeed. We ate at fancier places during our holiday but the Blue Mussel was definitely our best meal. We shared the lobster roll, chowder, and mussels. Each was spectacular! The service...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mark B
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

We had lunch here on a rainy October afternoon. Much of the town’s tourism had shut down for the season and I wondered if this restaurant would be quiet & down to minimal menu but NO — the parking lot was full, the heat lamps...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jennifereI4138BQ
Reviewed 15 October 2018

My husband & I stopped by for lunch just after the season had ended. Thankfully, the Blue Mussel was still open. We had a most memorable meal. Hubby had the steamed mussels which were fabulous. I had a salad (the first really good salad all...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank CFIViper
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Drove to PEI for the day and ended up in Cavendish Tourist Information.Enquired about where to find a lobster restaurant and Blue Mussel was the only one open! Drove to North Rustico and were very pleased to find the restaurant open. Food (and beer) were...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Michael W
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

We found this gem while visiting the nearby lighthouse. It exceeded our expectations in every way. The lobster rolls were to die for, as was the lobster dip, and homemade blueberry pie. Don’t miss this quaint restaurant on PEI!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank srgauger
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

I've only been here once...I can see what all the fuss is about. It's good. We were there at the end of the tourist season so we didn't have to wait to get in but I've heard the wait can be long at other times....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank cyn882016
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

So glad we made it just days before they closed. We had the lobster dinner, seafood bubbly, pecan pie and pumpkin ice cream cake. All were lovely! The staff was so friendly and welcoming as well. Make this a must do!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Linamary69
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27 August 2018|
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Response from GlobeTrotting597548 | Reviewed this property |
Service animals only. Other pets need to left outside of eating areas.
4 July 2018|
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Response from Blue M | Property representative |
Nope. It is mainly outside.
28 September 2017|
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Response from Blue M | Property representative |
Hi, Bootsyjean, sorry about your experience, as you can tell by the responses below, this is not a typical experience. It must have been an off night. Hope you'll give us another try sometime.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 22
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
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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