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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Restaurant
“Cozy, rustic cottage-turned-restaurant offering a changing menu of locally sourced seasonal meals”
  • 40 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Top restaurant in Atlantic Canada (but a price to go with it). Managed by Jeremy Charles, one of Canada's top chefs. Jeremy runs both Merchant Tavern (cheaper fare) and Raymond's (formal dining) and both are exceptional.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“Vegetarian and vegan restaurant with a very sweet and friendly owner. Always a pleasant dining experience here.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“felafel, wraps, and platters. Great place, reasonably priced. Good lunch option, eat in or take out.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Middle Eastern Restaurant
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“Middle Eastern Food - At the base of signal hill that has great food and a great bang for your buck.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
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“Great sushi spot with an amazing all you can eat (just follow their rules so you order just enough, you can't take it away and you won't want to leave it behind) ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“A great menu and wonderful atmosphere. If you like cider, try No Boats on Sunday from NS, and they also carry local beer. Very cosy spot for 2 but they can accommodate larger tables too.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Mac & Cheese Joint
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“Delicious, homecooked food that comes in generous portions. The vibe is homey but slightly romantic at night, with dim lighting and candlelit tables. Prices are very fair for the quality and quantity of food you get.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Cafe
“Good decaf coffee. Good basic fare at a decent price and a GREAT view of The Narrows. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Great food - unwavering great service...all the time! Highly recommend this restaurant - it's a favorite among locals and tourists alike.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“When you are in the mood for more gourmet pizza, this is divine. Think caramelized onion and pear as toppings. Om nom nom.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
“Late night pizza is often a necessity after a night out in St john's located across the street from Bannerman park its open late a tastes great. Mon - Thu 11:00 AM to 2:00 AM Fri - Sat 11:00 AM to 4:00 AM Sun 12:00 PM to 2:00 AM ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Affordable great food, local art on the walls. Honestly one of the better coffee's in town. Cash Only. Worth a stop if you're headed towards the gut or lake. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Seafood Restaurant
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“It took me 10 years to get in this bar as the building itself is not very attractive but what a unique place! Check it out if you want a unique local experience! Great to have a few drinks”
  • 1 local recommends