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The Blue Mermaid

Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
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10 Market St, St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 5C6, Canada
+1 905-684-7465
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St Catharines
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been going to this restaurant for over 30 years and I have never been disappointed. It is a classic steak house with great steaks and seafood. The cocktails are a generous pour compared to many restaurants and the service is professional and accommodating. The bar/lounge is a great spot for informal dining and has piano on the weekend.

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Thank David S
Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

go for it worth the money service is incredible food was fantastic a little pricy but well worth every bite steaks were perfect fresh ingrediants at every bite my mouth is watering just thinking about it

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St. Catharines, Canada
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It has been some time since we had dinner at the Blue Mermaid. We ate there on New Years Eve and things have not changed. Fantastic food and atmosphere.

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Chester
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In a positive way you don't know whether you're in the 70's, 80's, 90's or Noughties at the BM. You imagine that the interior decor, wood panelling etc have been there since the 'good ole days'. Service is consistent, considered and personal. Great conversation with some history and heritage there for all to see. Food wise, the Caesar salad is... More 

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Thank pjj2k
St. Catharines, Canada
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have lived in St. Catharines for many years and always meant to try this restaurant out but for whatever reason or another it was never on my radar. Ample parking steps away in downtown St. Catharines. Attended a Tuesday night which was very quiet. The ambiance in the main dining room is nice, good for a romantic dinner. The... More 

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St. Catharines, Canada
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

We have been to this Resturant 3-4 times & we were never disappointed, the service is excellent & the waiters are real knowledgeable, the food here especially the steaks are just great

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Hamilton, Canada
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90 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

My wife called for a reservation for 8 people including an 11 month old baby and she asked for a high chair. We arrived at noon and there was no one in the dining room. We were brought to our table. We asked about the high chair and he said they don't any. The restaurant obviously is not family friendly... More 

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Burlington, Canada
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Four adults. Bill for dinner was over $600. Done around 10:00 pm. Our designated driver asked for another cup of coffee. Waiter with the painted-on black hair was unhappy and stomped off for the coffee pot. As he poured the coffee, the waiter stared in her face and said "All night diner. All diner" in a very rude way. He... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

We are regulars at this place simply because it is our most favorite restaurant for dinner in St Catharines. The very friendly staff that makes you feel at home and the tasty food especially the centennial platter which is a must try in addition to the pleasant atmosphere all makes it a favorite place for special occasions.

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Thank Deductive_Dude
St. Catharines, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

They have big steaks, seafood, great service, old school classics ...go here for good food in St Catharines.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Seafood, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Market St, St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 5C6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  St. Catharines>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 905-684-7465

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?