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The Rooms Cafe

) #18 of 295 Restaurants in St. John's $$ - $$$ Cafe, , Soups
9 Bonaventure Ave, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 3Y9, Canada
+1 709-757-8097
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (74 reviews)
Closed Now
10:00 - 20:00All hours
Cafe, Canadian, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
9 Bonaventure Ave, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 3Y9, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Newfoundland entrees. Fish was really fresh and there were many choices on the menu - it was difficult to decide. The view was tremendous.

Thank inhalifax
Reviewed 1 week ago

a newfoundland specialty well done! The corned beef hash cakes were served with braised cabbage that was delicious.

Thank Valerie C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view from the restaurant is the best in St Johns. Arrive early and get a table by the window where you can see the entire harbour and downtown as well as Signal Hill. We arrived at 5 so we would be sure to have...More

Thank sweep1978
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cafe served excellent food in a lovely setting. Good coffee as well. Service was fair and we had to flag someone down for a coffee refill, although someone had been walking around with a pot. She simply ignored our table. A minor annoyance. Would recommend...More

Thank Joan B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were touring The Rooms and decided to stop into the Cafe for a late breakfast, early lunch. We were directed to a lovely table in the sunshine, right by the windows with a great view of the harbour. After checking the menu my husband...More

Thank tourist155
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed a delicious lunch at The Rooms Cafe on a sunny day which provided a gorgeous view of the Narrows. Service was really good- fish tacos, seafood chowder and fish cakes enjoyed by our party of 5 . Very pleasant experience and I recommend this...More

Thank pmwparsons
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our last lunch in Newfoundland at this cafe with stunning views of the harbour. We ordered the seafood platter and it was absolutely delicious!! It was served hot and the service was just great. Highly recommend even if you only have a muffin...More

Thank Wendi N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fabulous view of the harbour. The menu seemed reasonably priced for the location, and the food we had was very good. Staff was friendly. Be aware that it is relatively small, so you may have to wait in order to get your table. If you're...More

Thank DouglasJSteele
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Took a few relatives that were in town for a lunch. There are no reservations (sadly) so you have to arrive really early to get a table by the window. Menu is a bit limited and contains a lot of cod (so if you don't...More

Thank AmberK
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

The only great thing I can say about this restaurant is that the view was amazing. Service: service was horrible, our waitress was basically a mute, didn't check in on our meal or ask how it was after. Also had a long wait for food...More

Thank LiaJasmin
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Helen B
30 May 2017|
Response from jobird65 | Reviewed this property |
Yes to salads and gf and I would highly recommend making a reservation for a Saturday lunch. It can get busy.
6 June 2016|
Response from jaemichael | Reviewed this property |
wow why do you not phone the restaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Bonaventure Ave, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 3Y9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  St. John's>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 709-757-8097
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