Dave Hyndman of Dave’s Lobster from PEI has had his sights on the Saint John for some time. The restaurant’s menu is simple “Atlantic Canadian lobster rolls & tacos, awesome grilled cheese, local craft beer. “ Dave’s is widely considered to be among the best lobster rolls in Atlantic Canada. They currently have two locations…one on the Charlottetown waterfront and one on the Halifax waterfront. “Saint John was a logical next step for me” says Dave. “I operate seasonally from May-October and wanted a location which would be convenient for the locals but from which I also could capture the cruise ship passenger market”.
It was on a visit to Saint John just before Christmas that Dave was introduced to Shawn Verner at Bourbon Quarter and talks ensued about Dave’s Lobster sub-leasing the Magnolia Café space at the corner of Prince William and Princess. “This location is at the centre of it all and gives me a direct site line from Water Street to lure cruise ship passengers up” said Hyndman.
Chatelaine Magazine called Dave’s “the ultimate lobster roll” http://www.chatelaine.com/living/travel/gourmet-getaways/charlottetown-pei-prince-edward-island-travel/.