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Canvas Cove Bistro

52 Main Street | Iceberg Quest Premises, Twillingate, Newfoundland and Labrador A0G 4M0, Canada
+1 709-884-1818
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“mussels” (39 reviews)
“caesar salad” (18 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00All hours
$$ - $$$
52 Main Street | Iceberg Quest Premises, Twillingate, Newfoundland and Labrador A0G 4M0, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Thus little gem is well worth going out of your way for. We stayed two nights in Twillingate travelling through NFL. Not only is the food not fried (caught our attention right away) but this restaurant serves the best (local caught) crab we have ever...More

Thank mary h
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very unassuming on the outside so you might not expect much from the exterior (it's part of the Iceberg Quest building). However, our meals were excellent both times we ate here and the service was prompt and very friendly. Prices were trending to the high...More

Thank TDakin
Reviewed 1 week ago

No fried food here. What a nice change. Food very fresh, great mussels, delicious seafood soup. Nice location overlooking the bay.

Thank Lynette P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best mussels ever had and all delicious. Lovely restaurant. Very pretty. Our favorite in Twillingate

Thank katephoto2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived in Twillingate in late morning and noted the great patio on the water; asked if we could order coffee and sit out in the sun. Stayed for an hour and decided to enjoy lunch - seafood sandwich. Spectacular sandwich! Our server was delightful and...More

Thank mschmitt255
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a little trouble finding this place because the sign is a little small, but we were glad that we did. The bistro has a very nice ambience, which comes with a price tag to match, but the food is well worth it and...More

Thank Philip C
Reviewed 1 week ago

A bit pricey but everthing was really good! Had a quick lunch there and then we had all our suppers there, including nicely presented (ready-to-eat) lobster.

Thank LianneandAndre
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was the freshest seafood I've had in Newfoundland and I'm from here. Bruce and Anne were great hosts. This restaurant is great.

Thank Megan S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our favourite restaurant in Newfoundland. We wanted a small restaurant with locally sourced food and love put into the meal. Canvas Cove Bistro did not disappoint. If you are in Twillingate make sure you make time for a meal at this Bistro.

Thank Towner_12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a decent meal that was reasonably priced: They offered a couples sharing menu that was very reasonable, however they were overwhelmed with dealing with the dining room crowd. Not sure if they were shortstaffed the night we were there but definitely something they...More

Thank diverguy106
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Tammy G
2 September 2016|
Response from Lakehouse259 | Reviewed this property |
I think the menu is ever changing. Their pricing was reasonable for sure the time we went there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$31
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 Main Street | Iceberg Quest Premises, Twillingate, Newfoundland and Labrador A0G 4M0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  Twillingate
  • Phone Number: +1 709-884-1818
  • E-mail
Canvas Cove Bistro, offers a panoramic view of Twillingate harbour: fishing flakes, sail boats, fishing schooners and Greenland icebergs in season! Our licensed bistro offers the finer side of dining. Relaxed ambience. Gourmet, local seafood dishes. Elegant soups and salads. Extensive wine selection. Sit back and savour the view while enjoying our signature drinks or locally brewed Quidi Vidi Iceberg beer. Free WiFi. Fresh. Local. Delicious.
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