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Neil's Yard

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Mockbeggar Plantation | Mockbeggar Road, Bonavista, Newfoundland and Labrador A0C 1B0, Canada
+1 709-468-3139
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09:30 - 17:30
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 17:30
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Port Credit
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115 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walking distance from our rental, open all year. Great place for my coffee fix. The owner is great, friendly and very chatty, nice place to relax and look at the harbour. The store also carries white a few locally made goods in case you need a souvenir fix.

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1 Thank Melinda G
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34 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We stayed in a local home in teh neighborhood on our trip around NF. Neil's Yard was just up the street so we went one morning when it was cool and foggy and a bit of rain, which created great atmosphere. Neil was running the show, gave us a rundown on his place. There were wonderful pictures of the many... More 

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Blind Bay, Canada
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

As a member of the hospitality industry I was impressed that this restaurant did not have a limited menu/stock before closing. I loved the Thai crepe with a fresh salad/English salad cream. The cappuccino was hot not the lukewarm stuff you get elsewhere.

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1 Thank B.C.guide
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

We only had cappuccinos and espressos - they were delicious. Neil also serves up some interesting snacks but we were expected for dinner at the home of a friend and so refused to be tempted.

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Sydney, Australia
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

A great little place off the main road. It can be a little hard to find as there are not many signs. The place is so quaint and well done. The expresso coffee is excellent. They have mainly crepes, savoury and sweet, which are excellent. The couple running the place are very friendly. The sit down and location will not... More 

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1 Thank Michelle O
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

This place made for a nice but not great lunch. My husband and I had the Thai and Indian crepes, which also came with a salad. We also shared a dessert crepe with rhubarb and strawberries. The crepes were reasonably tasty, but the mix of flavours could have been better. I wouldn't call it delicious. The Thai crepe was a... More 

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London, Canada
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We happened to stop here for a light lunch one day and we are glad we did. Neil was very welcoming. I had a bowl of Morocan lentil soup which was delicious and my wife the quiche. The tea roon/cafe is comparatively small but the food was more than satisfying and the service was excellent. Well done!

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Edmonton, Canada
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Fantastic lattes and lovely selection of local art/crafts/photos. Watching the whales play just down the way was amazing!

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1 Thank 396lindai
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

I recently stopped by this off the beaten track coffee shop / restaurant for a quick Americano. Although the weather was miserable the owner greeted me with warmth and the coffee was wonderful.

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Victoria, Canada
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45 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

We asked for a beverage when we came through the door, since there was no indicator of a menu. The server (the owner I think) was in the strangest mood. We were told we could have coffee but would have to wait. We settled on ice tea, he went to a small fridge and pulled out a large Nestle bottle... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$11
Cuisine
Cafe, Canadian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
09:30 - 17:30
Monday
09:30 - 17:30
Tuesday
09:30 - 17:30
Wednesday
09:30 - 17:30
Thursday
09:30 - 17:30
Friday
09:30 - 17:30
Saturday
09:30 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mockbeggar Plantation | Mockbeggar Road, Bonavista, Newfoundland and Labrador A0C 1B0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  Bonavista
  • Phone Number: +1 709-468-3139
Description
We serve seriously good espresso coffee and a range of fine leaf teas. We have freshly prepared Breton-style crepes, and we bake our own renowned cheesecake and wonderful homemade pastries from local berries and fruits. Our breakfasts, lunches and dinners are focussed towards healthy eating. We serve vegan and gluten-free foods.We also promote and sell the Crafts Council and/or Crafts of Character juried work of Newfoundland and Labrador artists and crasftspeople in our shop.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?