Local hangout, gastropub, microbrewery: there's nothing The Gahan House can't do. Brewing seven ales on the premises, this downtown joint is the perfect place to stop for a quick bite or beer though the menu also offers options for a heavier meal. The casual cuisine celebrates local flavors, particularly those from the sea. Try the Prince Edward Island mussels or Atlantic seafood chowder. If you're feeling thirsty and don't want something on tap, you can also opt for cocktails, wine, or even sangria. Either way, be sure to book a brewery tour after your meal to get an inside look at how the house specialities are made.
Hunter's Ale House is a friendly and lively neighborhood bar that promises a great atmosphere and cool entertainment. Opened in 2005, it has fast gained popularity, which is evident in the enthusiastic crowd it gathers. You can sit down at the outdoor patios and indulge in people watching or simply sit inside to watch the live music concerts. And if you think Hunter's simply serves regular pub food, then you're in for a surprise, as its menu features a variety of dishes ranging from elaborate seafood specialties to quick bites. Apart from the food and ambiance, people head here for entertaining events like concerts, trivia quizzes, open mic night, and so forth.
Baba's Lounge is a relatively small bar that has a big place in the Charlottetown music scene. The setting is both intimate and lively, creating a warm environment for its patrons. Beyond the great live acts that pass through Baba's Lounge, one of the biggest perks of visiting is the superb Middle Eastern restaurant located below: Cedar's Eatery. Visitors are invited to sample Lebanese flavors while discovering a new band. There is also a year round smoking deck for those so inclined. Enjoyable as a bar, restaurant, and venue, it's no wonder that Baba's Lounge has a loyal local following.
Any meal at Terre Rouge Bistro is a true celebration of flavors. Located in the city center, this wonderful restaurant is explored by locals and tourists alike. The place has a welcoming interior with artwork bringing walls to life, and floor-to-ceiling windows pouring in ample of sunlight. Their food menu has something for everyone's preference, from delicious seafood-infused dishes to meaty mains. The Pan Seared Scallops, Cheese & Charcuterie Board and the Bone Marrow are popular among regulars here. Cooked using fresh, local ingredients, these dishes look like a work of art on your plate.
The Old Triangle is the place to be for some great brews, delicious food, and entertaining live music. The menu features a variety of starters and snacks, soups, salads, burgers, sandwiches, wraps, pasta, and traditional Irish dishes. Some of the stars of the menu include the Shepherd's Pie, Chicken Curry, Fish cakes, and Greek salad. More than 20 brews on tap, a number of bottled beers, and craft beers that are both local and imported, and a good choice of wine ensure there is something for every taste. Grab a bite and a cold one and enjoy some live music performed by local artists for an entertaining and memorable night.
After a long day of sightseeing, if you are looking for a place where you can unwind with some chilled beer then Olde Dublin Pub is the place to be. A quintessentially Irish establishment, Olde Dublin Pub is popular for their robust beers. There are close to 15 beers to delight your palate, these include pale ales, Irish lagers, pilsner and the world-famous Guinness Stout. The food menu is extensive and has everything from Seafood Chowder, Shepherd's Pie, Chicken Pot Pie, Bacon Wrapped Scallops, Steak Sandwiches to Fish Burgers and Fish & Chips on offer. Certain evenings at Olde Dublin Pub see live music performances, on other nights the television plays sports action.
Fishbones Oyster Bar & Seafood Grill is the brainchild of Kevin and Kathy Murphy. Opened in 1999, this seasonal restaurant is one of the best places in town for seafood. Oyster lovers can indulge in various fresh varieties like Lucky Limes, Colville Bay, Raspberry Point, Shiny Seas, Pickle Points and Daisy Bay. Savor their Lobster Dinner, Grilled Halibut, Chowder, Fish Tacos and, Fish and Chips. Their bar has a wide list of beers, wine and cocktails. Take a sip of a handcrafted ale and enjoy the delicious food. They also host live music everyday and is among the top spots for live entertainment.