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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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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (109 reviews)
“turnover” (28 reviews)
“cinnamon buns” (27 reviews)
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7:30 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
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 28 August 2017

when every day for the coffee and the atmosphere. good place to people watch. the walls were covered in old rocket scifi postures and some old st.john's history

Thank c b
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Ate here twice during our visit. Coffee and baked goods are excellent. Sandwiches are not made fresh to order and just ok.

Thank VancouverRay
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Best cinnamon rolls I've eaten! Great selection of fresh sweet and savoury goods as well as wonderful coffee!

Thank loves2travel89
Reviewed 27 August 2017

The 50s rocket theme of the restaurant is really fun and gives it an informal and fun-loving atmosphere where there is a constant buzz about the place. It's always busy from what we saw and when we went for lunch, we were pleasantly surprised with...More

1  Thank Deborah K
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

We were told to visit the Rocket by friends of ours. The vibe was cool and would be welcome on any street corner of Queen West or the Annex in Toronto. They also play live music in the evenings (not sure if it's every day...More

Thank Jay K
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Had a really nice lunch in a great lively atmosphere, the cafe has lots of character. Really like the fish cakes, had lots of good fish flavour and the aioli was really good. The sandwiches and soups were really good. Service was top notch.

Thank displacedandrew
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Sometimes you just want a coffee and pastry for breakfast and this spot fits the bill perfectly. There are some assorted breakfast sandwichs if you need something more substantial, but the true barista coffee and pastry selections are the real treat. Has a nice retro...More

Thank TDakin
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Good choice to visit, friendly staff and excellent food choices! Recommend any of the menu selections.

Thank DaveWhitby
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Rocket has an excellent offering of baked goods and breakfast items. You order at the counter and take it to your table. It's rated one of the best in St John's and I can see why.

Thank Bob H
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Love the energy! Great bakery and some deli food - not a huge selection. Better than average coffee at this place. A little pricey, but worth it.

Thank Pshn4life
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$23
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
7:30 AM - 8:00 PM
7:30 AM - 8:00 PM
7:30 AM - 8:00 PM
7:30 AM - 8:00 PM
7:30 AM - 8:00 PM
7:30 AM - 8:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
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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