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Doyle Sansome & Sons Lobster Pool

25 Sansome's Place | Hillgrade,Twillingate, Twillingate, Newfoundland and Labrador A0G 2S0, Canada
+1 709-628-7421
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lobster dinner” (57 reviews)
“seafood chowder” (69 reviews)
“potato salad” (16 reviews)
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Seafood, Canadian, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
25 Sansome's Place | Hillgrade,Twillingate, Twillingate, Newfoundland and Labrador A0G 2S0, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had heard Sansomes was the place to come for lobster so we saved ourselves and were not disappointed. I started out with the mussels, my husband the seafood soup and both were excellent. Then the lobster, oh my, it was so good. We went...More

Thank JulieMN
Reviewed 3 days ago

Amazing little restaurant! Watch fish swimmer just off the dock via their live, underwater cam. Server was extremely friendly and helpful. Food was outstanding! Absolute must when in Twillingate!

Thank cjmquinn
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great seafood chowder and fish and chips. Every other dish that went by looked delicious too. Staff is very friendly and knowledgeable about the ingredients and cooking process. The views off the patio is breathtaking. If you are in the area a must place to...More

Thank Adolmoni
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We stopped for lunch and my husband had a lobster. We had done it before so it was not the novelty this time around and it sure is pricey. $35pp . It takes a while to prepare and we enjoyed a beer but I think...More

Thank ceg51
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We saw the sign on the highway for a lobster pond and o figured maybe we could find some large lobsters as most we'd seen thus far were one pounders or so. We were not disappointed. We all ad perfectly cooked 2 and 3 power...More

Thank Robert G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

People and waitress very nice. We had a beautiful sunset on the bay! The chowder was delicious and my son took the linguini. A lot of seafood big chunk of lobster and crab. Homemade tartare sauce. I highly recommand to eat at that restaurant!

1  Thank Robert M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No place is perfect I guess. Our 3 lb. lobsters were overcooked (my best guess) and tasted bad. I think the staff realized that when they offered a reduced price. This was a place we went because of the reviews and it was to have...More

2  Thank elowest
Eileen S, Owner at Doyle Sansome & Sons Lobster Pool, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Sorry this was not the restaurant you had the bad experience with lobster.i work side by side with my staff and if something like this happened it would have to be authorized by myself to give a reduced price or I would correct the problem..Make...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have eaten chowder every day we’ve been in Newfoundland (now on our 8th day) and this was by far and away the best! Full of fish and shellfish, light and creamy soup base. Delicious! Fish and chips and scallops (too many to count), also...More

Thank Nickynfreya
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We like seafood and I'm very difficult to please. The chowder was impressing, with lots of big pieces of lobster, cod, shrimp and nice creamy sauce. The cod fish&Chip was fresh and perfectly cook. We order fryed calamary, the crust pefectly season. And the linguini...More

Thank Philippe B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I have a bed-and-breakfast on Twillingate island. It’s always a special treat to visit Eileen. When our family comes to visit it’s a must when we have a special meal out. The food is always great!

Thank WDAndrews
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Nick Y
11 June 2016|
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Response from nurf77 | Reviewed this property |
Yes! I would.
jadwiga s
1 February 2016|
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Response from Wayne W | Reviewed this property |
Take highway 340 and travel south. Once you get to Newville turn right onto the County Road. We went in September and reservations weren't required. July and August will be their busy season so I would phone ahead. We stayed... More
Betty H
18 January 2016|
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Response from Eileen S | Property representative |
Lobster season in our area is from May through the beginning of July.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
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. For your convenience there is an ATM on site as we accept CASH only.
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