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The Blue Mermaid

Certificate of Excellence
Steakhouse, Seafood, Canadian
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10 Market St, St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 5C6, Canada
+1 905-684-7465
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Hamilton, Canada
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89 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

Thank MidTownDon
Burlington, Canada
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

4 Thank PMC456
Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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.

Thank Deductive_Dude
St. Catharines, Canada
1 review
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.

Thank Bcb S
Kitchener, Canada
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

My friend and I visited this establishment on Saturday Dec 10 for dinner. We arrived about 5 pm and were greeted at the door by who i assumed was the matre'd. Sue later informed me that he was the owner. He knew Sue through some earlier business dealings and greeted her like family. We were escorted to our table and... More 

Thank Geoff M
St. Catharines, Canada
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

We were a group of 16 (8 couples) on Dec.10/16. We were seated at one long table and it was too tight. Our reservation was at 7pm and we were served our food at 8:30pm. (I do understand that it is a very busy time of the year) The Caesar salad (which was prepared at the table) was excellent! Probably... More 

Thank Spectacularsunsets
Los Gatos, California
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

This may sound odd for a review on a restaurant but bear me out. The place is spotless. Incredibly clean which tells me they pay great attention to detail in every faucet of the business. David was our server. What a pure joy to have someone taking care of you of that kind of professionalism. Went there for my "birthday... More 

Thank Martin M
St. Catharines, Canada
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22 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

I have been at the Blue Mermaid many, many times for a period over 30 years. It is very good and classy. The service is excellent and the food is consistently up to par. Of course, it is an expensive restaurant! The only drawback of The Blue Mermaid is that it has no view at all. As a matter of... More 

Thank HoiWong
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

I had called the Blue Murmaid in short notice for my wedding and they accomidated me right away. I had my wedding reception in the banquet hall. All the servers were beyond amazing, making sure everyone had drinks, food and were comfortable. The food was outstanding we had chicken, roastbeef and ham, lots of vegetables, two types of potatoes. There... More 

1 Thank SerenityJDebassige
St. Catharines, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

First time here. Recommended by one of my husbands friends. My husband and I had a wonderful meal. The food and service was excellent. I would like to thank all the staff for making us feel welcomed. We will definitely dine here again.

Thank Wendy P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Steakhouse, Seafood, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, 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?