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Address: 75 Ships Cove Main Road | St. Lunaire-Griquet, Newfoundland and Labrador A0K 2X0, Canada
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+1 709-623-2354
09:00 - 18:00
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The Dark Tickle Company makes jams, sauces, teas, vinegars, drinks, and...

The Dark Tickle Company makes jams, sauces, teas, vinegars, drinks, and chocolates from unique wild berries. The berries are picked by hand, and are carefully processed without additives for the high-quality, distinctiveness and deliciousness. Some of the berries they use include the bakeapple (cloudberry), partridgeberry (lingonberry), crowberry, squashberry and wild blueberry. As part of the Atlantic ÉCONOMUSÉE Network, visitors can explore the whole production from start to finish.

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Interesting Presentation!! Great Jams!! Excellent Cafe!!

We stopped at The Dark Tickle Company on our way to Quirpon Island (reviewed by me separately). The owner gave us a presentation on the wild berries harvested in the area and on... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2016
Hod Hasharon

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Hod Hasharon
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Reviewed 9 November 2016

We stopped at The Dark Tickle Company on our way to Quirpon Island (reviewed by me separately). The owner gave us a presentation on the wild berries harvested in the area and on the products (Tasty!!) made from these berries by the company. We proceeded upstairs to the cafe and had some great food - Ham & rhubarb sandwich (Yummy),... More 

Thank Shaked007
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Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

While I actually love fried food--once a month--the cafe at Dark Tickle serves as the perfect break from such fare. Surrounded by historical displays of a French expedition to the area, the dining area is as tasteful as the delicious sandwiches and soup. Even better they have excellent coffee and teas. Definitely stop here to eat and pick up some... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

The gift shop, and the treats were hard to choose from. After a presentation on berries, by the owner was enjoyed by everyone. We were introduced to his two Newfoundland dogs who seemed to like all the attention the tour group could give.

Thank Andy S
New York
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Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

Great store with amazing selections of jams made with local berries and the food here is wonderful. I just had an amazing sandwich. Idella made me a wonderful panini with Ham + rhubarb pickle and partridgeberry relish! Absolutely delicious! I would highly recommend you stop here on the way to the viking settlement. Also, free wifi!

Thank Eric F
Port Deposit, Maryland
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Reviewed 4 August 2015

You can watch them processing whatever berries are currently available. All of the local jams, jellies, preserves, etc. are available for purchase. Small snack shop on the premises.

Thank Lou1505
Vernon, Connecticut
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Reviewed 10 July 2015

Now this is different. A museum on premises, a viewing window where you can watch the jellies and jams being produced, a small cafe area, and of course, gifts/crafts, and berry products for sale. You can even take a tour in back on a trail where berries are grown. There is a sampling area to try the different types of... More 

Thank Eugene F
Egham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 November 2014

We visited Newfoundland back in June to view the icebergs and whales, and stumbled on the Dark Tickle store while driving around the St Anthony's area. We just popped in for tea and a snack. That's when we discovered Dark Tickle Blueberry Spread on their muffins. Divine. We spent a most enjoyable hour or so chatting to the jovial owner,... More 

Thank IOAngell
Annapolis Royal, Canada
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Reviewed 12 July 2014

Such a lovely discovery in St. Lunaire. I was warmly welcomed by the owners who showed me around the store and happily answered all of my questions about their local products. I had a delicious lentil soup and Bakeapple tart at their cafe "The Berry Patch". I couldn't resist buying a variety of their jams and teas and chocolates to... More 

Thank Everardus_VB
Bowser, Canada
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Reviewed 3 July 2014

We stopped a couple of times at the Dark Tickle comapny. It is a family based business and upstairs has boards up to show area history. They have a lot of local crafts and gifts and have a little coffee area at the back of the store.

Thank Lorenekimura
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Reviewed 19 June 2014

Dark Tickle built its reputation upon high quality local, unique, berry jams, spreads and sauces. That is still its core business and by far its best core products. They offer Bakeapple tea and assorted chocolate and Screech enhanced products but these are essentially peripheral to the real core of Dark Tickle's product line. Souvenirs, a bit of a museum and... More 

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