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Rocket Bakery and Fresh Food

272 Water St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1B7, Canada
+1 709-738-2015
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Canadian, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
272 Water St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1B7, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Unique with a good selection of food..the fishcakes were very good.. Not your run of the mill restaurant...tables and chairs are very rustic ...definitely not boring..

Thank nickzee
Reviewed 4 days ago

Once again we were on a walkabout in the beautiful city of St. John's and stopped here for a fresh cup of coffee and a treat. The wonderful lass wiped down some chairs for us outside in order for us to enjoy the morning sunshine...More

Thank JoAnn Paul K
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Sometimes your product is so good you can charge whatever you want and it's still a good value. Rocket bakery items are not that good. $11 for a soda and a raspberry tart! The tart was pretty good but no better than any other bakery...More

Thank sixcolors
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch here a couple of times and it was good. Staff friendly without being intrusive. Lovely cakes as well as god mains etc. Damn good coffee too.

Thank Greyfoodie
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great latte and pastry in a really funky place. Old men playing cards, eclectic and artisan place. Parking is tough on the street, but walk a bit. Don't miss this one.

Thank rwboberg
Reviewed 1 week ago

This site on Water St. offers an option to ordering dessert in the many local restaurants. Our expectations were high when we entered this establishment as it had been recommended to us by a local pub, who didn't offer desserts. The site is large and...More

Thank Tytaany
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Many lovely things to eat here, but if you're looking for stellar bread pudding, look no further. My hubby is a bread pudding connoisseur and rates this second best, second only to a pub in Dublin. Salads in the deli looked delicious too but didn't...More

Thank Luvstobake
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very interesting spot in downtown St. Johns. Good choice of fresh baked goods. Friendly staff. A fun place to visit.

Thank rdpegg
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were going for coffee and ended up with lunch! The staff were enthusiastic and there was so much to see, as we waited for our coffee order to be filled. We sat outside at the café tables on the street on our first visit...More

Thank jlfHensall
Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose our lunch and sat at a table in the large room. As it happened, a group of musicians were jamming over coffee. What a treat. All of the local instruments and music. The Greek salad was good but was sitting in a bowl...More

Thank MC0959
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4 February 2017|
Response from Robert T | Reviewed this property |
I'd suggest calling the bakery. (709) 738-2011 When they are open of course. yummy idea
4 October 2016|
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Response from Gordbritton | Reviewed this property |
Had a Cappuccino with milk.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$25
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 272 Water St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1B7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  St. John's
  • Phone Number: +1 709-738-2015
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Rocket Bakery & Fresh Food offers scrumptious, made-from-scratch handmade breads, desserts, prepared hot and cold specialties, excellent coffee and food-lover groceries in a warm, casual, heritage space at 272 Water Street in downtown St. John's. Try our no-flour-added soups, salads and desserts, too!
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