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Saltwater Restaurant

284 Duckworth St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1H3, Canada
+1 709-754-5670
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Seafood, Canadian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
284 Duckworth St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1H3, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were looking for a special place with nice atmosphere and fabulous food and we were not disapointed in the least. Out server John was attentive and on the mark. We started with raw oysters and golden pan fried cod tongues that were both excellant....More

Thank mcguiverw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went as two couples and were completely satisfied with the quality of the service and the quality of the food. Portion size what not an issue either, if anything, generous is the word that comes to mind. My scallops were cooked excellently. The shrimp,...More

Thank Montel056
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Had a wonderful meal and experience at this restaurant. Service was great. Loved the meal. The atmosphere was delightful.

Thank Trudy O
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Amazing seafood and cosy atmosphere! The portions were generous, the prices reasonable and the service was fantastic! This place should be busier! It's the best kept secret in town!

Thank Lisablue154964
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Meal was delicious, appetizers were to die for. Wine was pleasing to the palette. Strongly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Shawn R
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Saltwater has a variety of seafood on the menu and most items are available gluten free. The cod tongue appetizer was quite good, the scallops, fantastic! Fresh and cooked to perfection. The roasted duck was nicely complemented by the mint and partridgeberry chutney and the...More

Thank Joan D
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Great service. Devine food. From appetizers to entrees. Highly recommend. Great seafood, like most of St John's, presentation with attention to detail was superb. Very nice wine selections as well.

Thank Peggy K
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

This was a wonderfulexperience. From the delicious appetizers of shrimp scampi, beet spinach salad, mussels in wine sauce to the main dish delights cod, salmon and chicken --that melted in your mouth. In addition we had fabulous service. We will go back again.

Thank Susan D
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We've visited Saltwater a couple of times now, and each time the food has been great and the service amazing. I had the surf n turf which was cooked to perfection. My wife raved about the vanilla and beat salad. She also had the special...More

Thank ManfromtheRock
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Saltwater continues to deliver, I know some of the backstory of the owner, formerly of Bianca's and Gypsy. Serge knows this town and he knows good food, we had a great meal in a great atmosphere. Highly recommend scallops and any seafood that is available

Thank Joanne H
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Is there a dress-code for this restaurant?
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No. Pretty casual.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 284 Duckworth St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1H3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  St. John's
  • Phone Number: +1 709-754-5670
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Casual and comfortable dining, fresh seafood and happy hour tapas in the heart of downtown St.John's, Newfoundland.