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“Unexpectedly great time!”

Red Shores Racetrack & Casino
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Owner description: Whether it's the thrill of live harness racing or daily simulcast action from our state-of-the-art simulcast theatres, the fun of over 200 slot machines, Blackjack or live Texas Hold 'Em Poker tables, you'll find it right here in Charlottetown at 21 Exhibition Drive next to the Eastlink Centre. Gather with friends and family for casual food and drink at TURF'S Bar & Grill or relax under an umbrella and enjoy the best trackside seat in the house at the TRACKSIDE Patio (seasonal). Experience casual, contemporary dining at the all you-care-to-eat lunch or dinner buffet in the Top of the Park Dining Room where you will enjoy Island favourites such as the chef's award-winning seafood chowder! Be part of the action! RED SHORES offers unique one-of-a-kind package options for your special events, groups or conference! Just minutes from downtown with golf courses nearby! Enjoy it all in one "RED HOT" bundle of entertainment - all done Island style! You can enjoy RED SHORES even more by becoming a member of RED SHORES REWARDS; a FREE rewards program that lets you collect points while you play! Be sure to stop by the Rewards Desk for more details and to check out our new line of merchandise!
Ottawa, Canada
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19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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“Unexpectedly great time!”
Reviewed 19 September 2013

We planned to visit the casino during our trip to Charlottetown as a "rainy day" activity. Well, it didn't end up raining (gotta love unpredictable island weather!) but we went anyway, and were glad that we did! We went on a Friday, which is when they have their Surf and Turf buffet. It was DELICIOUS!!! We made a reservation but it probably wasn't needed (there was no horse race - they are only held on Thursdays and Fridays - so not as busy). The variety and quality of the food was superb, and the service was extremely friendly.

We visited the casino afterwards. It's small (and I say that as someone has only been to one or two other casinos) but fun. We spent some time on the slot machines and had some drinks (very friendly service at the bar!) Didn't come out on top but the buffet and the friendly staff was definitely worth it! Just a 5 minute cab ride to downtown, where we went after we left the casino.

We would certainly visit again, simply for the Surf and Turf buffet!!

Visited August 2013
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Kingston, Canada
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80 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Disappointing!!!”
Reviewed 26 August 2013

Run of the mill Casino, nolthing special. Vacationing from Ontario, where Casino's know the value of satisfied patrons - non-alcoholic drinks are FREE. PEI, on the other hand has extremely tight machines (didn't see anyone winning) and they charg an outrageous amount for pop or coffee. Shame on you.

Visited August 2013
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Halifax
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49 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Saturday Afternoon at the Races”
Reviewed 23 August 2013

Had a great time going to the afternoon race card with a table upstairs for the lunch buffet. Really nice facility, staff were great with our kids, would go again anytime.

Visited August 2013
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Guelph, Canada
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45 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Tasty Buffet & Free Slot Machine Cash!”
Reviewed 16 August 2013

The food and atmosphere were fantastic when a group of us visited Red Shores!

The big buffet offered a huge assortment of food, including lots of options for vegetarians as well as many different types of meat! The food was constantly being replaced by kitchen staff who seemed to be really on top of things, and there were many types of fruit and other desserts also available. The wait staff was also great as they were very prompt with drinks etc.

We also received a free voucher for $5.00 to use in the casino, where there were a variety of slots ranging in price from $0.01 - $2.00 - turned out great as I ended up winning enough to pay for my meal with some left over! The casino is small, but offers a good selection.

Visited February 2013
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St. Augustine, Florida
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44 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Great Casino”
Reviewed 30 July 2013

Had lots of fun at the Casino. Lots of games the choose from, anywhere from 1 cent machines to $1.00 machines and everything in between.
Clean and felt very comfortable and safe!!
Best part....No SMOKING inside the casino!!!!
Great time at the Casino!

Visited July 2013
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