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Your Best Bet for Brunch in Charlottetown

Rise and shine, eggs benny enthusiasts! Forget the snooze button – your real wake-up call lies in the aroma of sizzling bacon, steaming coffee, and the anticipation of a brunch-filled belly. Whether you’re a sweet tooth craving stacks of fluffy pancakes or a savoury seeker on the hunt for the perfect breakfast burrito, our curated roundup of brunch havens in Charlottetown will redefine your idea of the perfect morning meal.

All-Day Breakfast

French toast for breakfast, lunch, and dinner? Count us in! Enjoy your favourite breakfast dish at any time of the day with the lovely locations listed below…

*Hours differ for each location

1) Leonhard’s Cafe

With a naturally delicious menu, Leonhard’s Cafe takes pride in their food- made daily from scratch. Pop in to their quaint and welcoming environment for the breakfast of your dreams.

Pro tip: We highly recommend the eggs benny, as it is surely a fan favourite around our office.

2) The Kettle Black Cafe

Speciality coffee, fresh food, all day brunch, great atmosphere… must we go on? Pop in to the Kettle Black’s cozy little cafe for a bite to eat (accompanied by a fresh cup of house roasted beans) any time of the day!

3) Receiver Coffee Co. – Milky Way, Brass Shop, Vic Row

Visit Receiver Coffee Co. for some of Prince Edward Island’s best, freshly baked pastries. Soak in the good vibes this cafe radiates, and discover their creative take on breakfast and brunch staples.

Four locations: Victoria Row, The Brass Shop, The Milky Way, Founder’s Food Hall

Brunch & Breakfast Spots 12 Leonhard's Eggs Benny | Photo Credit: Axel Leonhard
Brunch & Breakfast Spots 24 Kettle Black
Brunch & Breakfast Spots 10 Receiver Coffee on Vic Row

4) Smitty’s

“Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so eat it ALL DAY!” Check out Smitty’s Family Restaurant for a classic dish of your favourite hot breakfast, anytime.

5) Maid Marian’s

A classic stop-in for Islanders. Enjoy all-things homestyle, and experience the welcoming, old-fashioned atmosphere that Maid Marian’s has to offer. They have a patio now, too!

6) Linda’s Coffee Shop

Tucked in to a little shop on Queen Street, Linda’s is a family owned business popular for its welcoming atmosphere, friendly service, and delicious classic-style breakfast dishes.

Your Best Bet for Brunch in Charlottetown 4 Smitty's Breakfast
Your Best Bet for Brunch in Charlottetown 32 Maid Marians Patio
Your Best Bet for Brunch in Charlottetown 25 Linda's

7) Timothy’s World Coffee

Cozy up to a light breakfast and hot cup of delicious coffee in the haven that Timothy’s has created for themselves. Discover an abundance of coffee, great food & open-minded people.

Pro tip: Try out the breakfast bagel for a quick pick-me-up. It’s another go-to here at the office 😉

8) The Old Triangle

Step into the Celtic heart of the Maritimes at The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse! Enjoy all-day breakfast, along with brunch Saturdays & Sundays from 11-2.

9) The Gallery Coffee House & Bistro

Known for its stellar location on Great George Street in the heart of Charlottetown’s historic district, The Gallery Coffee House & Bistro serves up delicious all-day breakfast. Dine inside their charming space, complete with red brick walls and local artwork, or outdoors on their expansive deck with views of St. Dunstan’s Basilica.

Your Best Bet for Brunch in Charlottetown 41 Timothy's Breakfast Bagel
Your Best Bet for Brunch in Charlottetown 9 Timothy's Cafe
Brunch & Breakfast Spots 25 Old Triangle Eggs Benny

Weekday & Weekend Breakfast & Brunch

Start off your day with a delicious dish of all things breakfast & brunch – whether it be during a busy work week, or a laid-back weekend. Check in during the time periods listed beside each location and enjoy the most important meal of the day.

1) The Brickhouse

Sat & Sun 10am – 4pm

Experience a unique culinary experience at The Brickhouse with an atmosphere that brings the kitchen to the forefront. Settle into the cozy atmosphere and dig in to some fresh blueberry pancakes- or whatever you may prefer to start off your weekend right.

2) Casa Mia Cafe

Daily until 3pm

Located in the heart of Charlottetown, Casa Mia Cafe serves an abundance of breakfast foods and bottomless coffee, and they never disappoint. Still hungry? Don’t hesitate to try out one of the cafe’s delicious desserts – a sweet ending!

Visiting during the summer months? Be sure to check out the cafe’s new seasonal location in Victoria, Casa Mia By The Sea.

3) Salvador Dali Cafe

Sat & Sun 9am – 1pm

The eclectic Salvador Dali Cafe, located inside the Arts Hotel, is the perfect place to  sit down for a classic meal from Belgian waffles to steak & eggs. 

Everyone’s favourite live music venue, and the Dali Cafe’s sister, The Trailside Music Hall also hosts the occasional brunch and performance. From Drag Shows to intimate Bluegrass jams, be sure to follow them on Instagram to stay up to date and you just might be lucky enough to experience one!

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Casa Mia Café 1 Casa Mia Cafe
You Should Be Dancing! - Ultimate NYE Dance Party at Trailside 1 Trailside Music Hall

4) Salt & Sol

Sundays 10am – 2pm

*Please take note – Salt & Sol is a seasonal restaurant, only open during the summer months (May – October). Use this info as an excuse to visit Charlottetown next summer!

Enjoy your Sunday brunch at Salt & Sol with a picturesque view of the Charlottetown Harbour! With unique and delicious takes on their dishes, the atmosphere is designed with your experience and enjoyment in mind.

5) Bar1911 Beer + Coffee

Daily until 2pm

Plug in or unplug while enjoying a meal and/or favourite drink in the cozy atmosphere of Bar1911. Located at the bottom level of the old jailhouse in Charlottetown, we consider this cafe a hidden gem. Stop in for some breakfast, and you’ll be sure to return.

6) Slaymaker & Nichols Gastro House

Thurs & Fri 10am to 3pm & Sat & Sun 9am to 3pm

Simple, fresh, and local ingredients create Slaymaker & Nichols’ menu, packed with flavour. Feel the upbeat, trendy, and cozy vibes radiating upon entrance of this beautiful building.

This property also features a boutique three-bedroom Inn. Considering a stay in Charlottetown? This accommodation is 100% worth looking into.

Your Best Bet for Brunch in Charlottetown 33 Salt & Sol Patio
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Brunch & Breakfast Spots Slaymaker & Nichols

7) Quality Inn On The Hill

Daily until 2pm

Unwind at The Inn Restaurant & Lounge before or throughout exploring our little city of Charlottetown. Enjoy everything from whipped waffles to loaded omelets!

8) Sam’s Family Restaurant

Mon – Fri until 11am, Sat & Sun until 1pm

Another classic for us locals. With a casual and low-key atmosphere, visit Sam’s for your favourite breakfast comfort dish.

9) Redwater Rustic Grille

Mon – Fri until 11am, Sat & Sun until 2:30pm

Located alongside the Holman Grand Hotel, Redwater Rustic Grille serves delicious dishes, sure to meet all of your breakfast needs. And for the not-so-early risers, enjoy brunch until 2:30PM on the weekends.
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Your Best Bet for Brunch in Charlottetown 14 Sam's Family Restaurant
Your Best Bet for Brunch in Charlottetown 18 Redwater Rustic Grille

10) The Pilot House

Sat & Sun 11:30am – 2pm

A casual fine dining experience in one of Charlottetown’s beautiful heritage buildings, The Pilot House offers warm hospitality and unique meals. Check them out for the most important meal of the day!

11) Water’s Edge Resto Bar & Grill

Daily until 10:30am

This one is more suitable for the early risers, and is guaranteed to be worth breaking the slumber! Start your day on the right foot with an elevated atmosphere and tasty breakfast of your desire at Water’s Edge, located at the Delta Prince Edward by Marriott.

12) Chambers Restaurant & Bar

Sat 7am – 11am & Sun 7am – 1pm

Built in 1931, Rodd Charlottetown features a historic elegance you’ll catch immediately upon entering the building. Every Saturday & Sunday, check out the Rodd’s specialty “Brunch on a Plate”, where the Chambers Restaurant kitchen cooks up everything you need for the perfect breakfast.

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Brunch & Breakfast Spots 28 Water's Edge
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13) John Brown Grille

Saturdays & Sunday 11am – 2pm

John Brown Richmond Street Grille on Victoria Row throws down an awesome brunch each weekend that’ll hit the spot!

14) Top Of The Park

Sundays 11am – 1pm

The infamous Sunday Brunch Buffet returns! Load your plate with all of favourites at Top Of The Park (inside the Red Shores Racetrack & Casino building).

15) Phinley’s

Saturdays & Sundays 10am – 2pm

When those wild weekend brunch cravings come out to play, Phinley’s in Stratford has you covered – see you there!

Your Best Bet for Brunch in Charlottetown 36 John Brown Grille
Your Best Bet for Brunch in Charlottetown 35 Top Of The Park
Your Best Bet for Brunch in Charlottetown 40 Phinley's

16) Farmacy and Fermentary

Tuesday – Friday

Get your breakfast burrito fix with the freshest ingredients around! With vegan-friendly options, Farmacy & Fermentary knows how to nourish.

17) The Local

Sat & Sun 10am – 2pm

When it comes to brunch at The Local, it’s perfectly acceptable to have a caesar in one hand and a coffee in the other!

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Your Best Bet for Brunch in Charlottetown 38 The Local


Check out the Brunch Box on offer at Cured Creations! Mini bagels with cream cheese, house-made pastries, yogurt & granola, cured meats, cheese, fresh fruit, shall we go on?


Your Best Bet for Brunch in Charlottetown 39 Cured Creations

And that’s a wrap. Bring on the ‘brekky’!

Looking for a place to stay? Check out our amazing selection of accommodations. Curious what else to do around Charlottetown? Don’t miss a beat over on our events page. And for everything else you need to know about Charlottetown, go to our “Need to Know” page!

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