About The Company
The Pirate is “The King of Lobster Rolls”, and a branch of fast food seafood restaurants located in Edmundston, New Brunswick. We serve a wide array of both seafood and non-seafood items, ranging from lobster rolls, scallops and shrimps; through cheeseburgers and poutines; to Canadian-style breakfasts. In addition, we also supply live or freshly cooked whole lobsters to go.
- Perry Francis opens a fish shop called “La Shop de Poisson” in Bouctouche, where, at the beginning, he mainly focuses on selling fresh lobster and lobster rolls.
- The business is renamed “Pirate de la mer”.
- Perry Francis opens a second location on Madawaska Maliseet First Nation’s reserve, in the Edmundston area.
- Pirate de la mer’s Edmundston location is acquired by Karl Poirier.
- In order to make the brand fully bilingual, Karl Poirier changes the official name of the business to “Le Pirate (French) / The Pirate (English)”.
- Karl Poirier opens a second location in Edmundston, at Grey Rock Power Centre, inside Edmundston Truck Stop.
- Nowadays, The Pirate is a renowned and well-established branch of restaurants in Edmundston, for both local folks and tourists. The restaurant chain still aims at serving the “best lobster roll in town”, but also serves a wide array of seafood and non-seafood fast food items, in addition to selling fresh (whole) lobster.