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Doyle Sansome & Sons Lobster Pool

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$$ - $$$
Seafood, Canadian, Soups
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25 Sansome's Place | Hillgrade,Twillingate, Twillingate, Newfoundland and Labrador A0G 2S0, Canada
+1 709-628-7421
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10:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 21:00
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234 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 232 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is amazing sometimes what you find off the beaten path. Doyle Sansome's came recommended so we made the short trip down to Hillgrade for dinner. Wasn't sure what to expect when we arrived - looked more like just a fish dock ... We first ended up entering a large building with the biggest lobster pound I've ever seen. The... More 

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Newfoundland, Canada
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7 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food and scenery......but too busy. People were stood up in dining room watching you eat while waiting for a table. Our order was taken and served but no one came back and asked if we wanted desert. We had to go looking for our bills which took some time because the waitress was not available.

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Little out of the way spot. Had great Lobster salad sandwiches and what my husband called the best seafood chowder in the world!

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

The restaurant is a few minutes off the main road but is easy to find and is situated by the water. Lobster season was just over. We however tried the scallops, mussels and seafood Linguini. The food was excellent. The dessert was also excellent. Service was terrific and they were very accommodating with a toddler. It was a bit inconvenient... More 

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Thank Michelle O
Winnipeg, Canada
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

My wife and I went here for dinner on ur last night of tour. It was recommended by our Bed and Breakfast. My wife had the seafood chowder and scallops. I had the seafood pasta/ One of best meals we had in Newfoundland. Excellent view right on the water.

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Thank Ray J
Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Samsone and Sons is a source provider of seafood in a basic dining environment, no frills but very friendly staff and great seafood. You pick your own lobster and pay by its size. Good value for the money

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Sundre, Canada
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Excellent service, atmosphere and food!! We would highly recommend visiting this restaurant. Owners were extremely friendly and made us feel at home. Will definitely return next time we are in NL.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Cash only! Decent food, great waitress! Great location! I had the fish and chips. It was good but not special. My other three companions had fish cakes. They would offer the same review ... Decent!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I ate there twice, the good and service is awesome. I recommed this place if you like seafood.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Our B&B host recommended we stop here after our hike to have a bowl of chowder...Wow! The best we have ever had. No fillers or potato, just pure seafood and made with cream. The service was A1. Walking onto the property is like walking into an authentic little fishing harbour. It takes you back in time. Lovely scenery and relaxing... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$19
Cuisine
Seafood, Canadian, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Cash Only
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
10:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 21:00
Thursday
10:00 - 21:00
Friday
10:00 - 21:00
Saturday
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Sansome's Place | Hillgrade,Twillingate, Twillingate, Newfoundland and Labrador A0G 2S0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  Twillingate
  • Phone Number: +1 709-628-7421
Description
Seasonal restaurant on the dock or indoor dining in Hillgrade near Twillingate.Open for lunch and dinner.Excellent view from our dockside restaurant. Live lobster is available from our pool while in season until we have stock, usually until mid August. Please note we only accept cash and cheques.

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