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ZAGAT Restaurant & Market Ratings

A new guide showcasing Prince Edward Island’s culinary highlights is the latest example of how the province is cementing its reputation as a top culinary destination, thanks to investments from the federal and provincial governments.

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Zagat is the world’s first provider of user-based survey information, producing accurate ratings and curated reviews of restaurants, nightlife, shopping, hotels and other leisure-based establishments around the world. The Prince Edward Island Restaurants and Markets Survey is based on the collective opinions of 623 diners who rated and reviewed 75 local restaurants and markets. The guide will be available at local Visitor Information Centres and Island Information Service. The Prince Edward Island ratings and reviews will also be available online at and

The Zagat ratings will also be included in the restaurant and market listings in the Prince Edward Island Culinary Trail Guide, which was released today. The Culinary Trail Guide showcases the unique restaurants, farms, markets, fishers, authentic Prince Edward Island products and culinary adventures. Order your FREE Culinary Trail Guide or view it ONLINE.

The trail links tourism, agriculture and fisheries while encouraging visitors to explore rural communities in all regions of the province. It also creates organized culinary routes for visitors to discover unique Island restaurants, culinary adventures, authentic P.E.I. products, farmers, fishers, local markets, and culinary festivals and events all while experiencing our scenic coastal drives.

The top markets and restaurants in the Food and Popularity categories are as follows:

Top Food

1) Lot 30 (Eclectic)

2) Sirenella (Italian)

3) Pearl Cafe (Eclectic)

4) Shipwright’s (Canadian)

5) Selkirk (Continental)

6) Malpeque Oyster (Seafood)

7) Inn at Bay Fortune (American/Seafood)

8) Cafe Maplethorpe (Canadian)

9) PEI Preserve Co. (American/Canadian)

10) Home Place (Canadian)

Most Popular

1) Gahan House (Pub Food)

2) PEI Preserve Co. (American/Canadian)

3) Fisherman's Wharf (Seafood)

4) Lot 30 (Eclectic)

5) New Glasgow Lobster (Seafood)

6) Pearl Cafe (Eclectic)

7) Pilot House (Eclectic/Pub Food)

8) Dalvay by the Sea (European)

9) Claddagh Oyster (Seafood)

10) Sims Corner (Seafood/Steak)

Top Markets

Most Popular – Charlottetown Farmers Market

Top Quality – Summerside Farmers Market

Top Display – Riverview Country Market

Top Service – Summerside Farmers Market

Prince Edward Island was recently named by the Zagat Blog as one of their favourite foodie destinations in the world.

Bon Appetit,