With a delicious restaurant to discover around each corner, standing out is no easy feat. However, the Murphy Hospitality Group has made a lasting impression to the Charlottetown’s dining scene with a collection of unforgettable restaurants that a add touch of exceptional flavour and charm to the already thriving culinary scene.

Vicinato Ristorante

Experience the true flavours of Italy in the heart of Charlottetown at Vicinato Ristorante. This charming new hotspot takes Italian cuisine to a whole new level, especially when paired with the perfect classic Italian wine. Get ready to experience warm and welcoming hospitality that’ll make you feel right at home in their tastefully cozy space. Dining at Vicinato is not just a meal, it’s a memory in the making.

What makes it different? Every dish is prepared in house, by hand so you can enjoy the most authentic Italian dishes like wood-fired pizza, hand-made pasta, and delicious gelato! And if you’re looking for an intimate venue for a special occasion, their cozy private dining room is the perfect place.

The Gahan House

If you’re a craft beer enthusiast, a visit to The Gahan House is an absolute must. This lively brewpub offers an exceptional array of craft ales and lagers, showcasing their dedication to the art of brewing. With its exposed brick walls and stylish decor, The Gahan House has perfected a cozy and inviting vibe. It’s the perfect place for catching up with friends or grabbing a well-deserved drink after a day of exploring the city. Their diverse menu features creative twists on traditional pub fare, and makes it a favourite among locals and visitors alike.

What makes it different? As you take your seat, be sure to keep a lookout for hidden treasures, as the historic walls are adorned with scribbled secrets and notes waiting to be found. If you venture downstairs, you’ll have the opportunity to catch a glimpse of their in-house brewery.

Sims Corner Steakhouse & Oyster Bar

Step into the timeless elegance of Sims Corner Steakhouse, where classic sophistication meets modern flair. This restaurant prides itself on serving the finest, hand-cut beef alongside an extensive selection of wines and craft cocktails. With a focus on impeccable service and a warm atmosphere, Sims sets the stage for unforgettable celebrations and intimate dinners alike.

What makes it different? As PEI’s only authentic steakhouse, Sims boasts an experience like no other. Their Island raised beef is hand-cut and aged in-house for a minimum of 45 days, turning every bite into a mouthwatering masterpiece. If that’s not enough, their extensive wine selection has over 300 options to your meal absolutely perfect.

Ponyboat Social Club

Quirky and inviting, the Ponyboat Social Club is the very first of its kind on the Island. It’s colourful, energetic, and full of activities that will keep you entertained all day and night. Their kitchen prepares a delightful array of comforting dishes, shareable platters, and inventive treats and shakes to tantalize your taste buds.

What makes it different? The Ponyboat Social Club is the perfect place to let loose and enjoy a night with friends. From billards to bocce ball, and an arcade full of your favourite games, you’re guaranteed an memorable evening.

Merchantman Fresh Seafood & Oyster Bar

Merchantman is a true treasure that offers more than just great food. Embracing the bountiful treasures of the Atlantic Ocean, their menu showcases the freshest seafood beautifully. Paired with their warm hospitality, inviting ambiance, and wide array of craft beers and cocktails, it’s no wonder Merchantman is a local favourite. Whether you prefer to unwind in their cozy dining area or sip a drink on the patio, one thing is certain – you’re in for an unforgettable dining experience.

What makes it different? Make your way “Next Door” to their charming garden patio. With flower boxes, patio lights, cozy seating, and an outdoor bar, it’s the perfect place to enjoy an evening with friends, listening to live music and sipping on craft beer.

Brickhouse Kitchen & Bar

A historic building transformed into a hip culinary hotspot, Brickhouse Kitchen & Bar effortlessly brings together the best of the past and the present. Its rustic charm and trendy flair create a big city feel that perfectly complements its innovative menu. Serving up casual dishes with a culinary twist, the Brickhouse embraces the essence of Island flavours and memorable dining.

What makes it different? Step into this converted 1860s warehouse and let each floor unveil its unique charm, giving you a different experience at every turn. Witness the culinary magic from the Chef’s table on the first floor, savour a selection of meticulously crafted cocktails at the bar on the second floor, or head up to Marc’s Lounge on the third floor to unwind in style.

bar1911 Beer + Coffee

For a unique blend of craft beer and coffee culture, look no further than bar1911. During the day, you can indulge in expertly brewed coffee creations and grab a delightful breakfast, lunch, or pastry. And after work, swing by to enjoy a wide selection of refreshing local brews on tap. The cozy and inviting atmosphere make it the perfect spot to hang out solo and catch up on work, or meet up with your friends for a few laughs.

What makes it different? With an ever-evolving array of over 20 locally crafted beers on tap and a rotating selection of coffee beans from roasters across North America, bar1911 offers an enticing variety of delightful flavors to indulge in, so there’s always something new to try!

Treat your loved ones (or yourself) to the culinary delights of the Murphy Hospitality Group with a gift card that you can use at any of their locations!


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