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Rocket Bakery and Fresh Food

€€ - €€€American, , Cafe
272 Water St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1B7, Canada
+1 709-738-2015
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sandwiches” (104 reviews)
“sausage roll” (28 reviews)
“turnover” (28 reviews)
Closes in 5 min
07:30 - 20:00All hours
American, Canadian, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
272 Water St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1B7, Canada
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91 - 100 of 908 reviews

Reviewed 10 July 2017

Food is great and the owners are wonderful supporters of many community events. The coffee is freshly made, the scones are to die for and the sandwiches are flavourful and fresh.

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

I've wanted to go to the rocket bakery for a while now. They show good reviews and is a very popular.

Thank ToddN346
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We walked Gros Morne National park for four days with a "base camp" in Cow Head where there wasn't a decent cup of coffee or croissant available. Imagine my relief when we landed in St. John's and discovered The Rocket not five minutes from Murray...More

Thank Simon J
Reviewed 8 July 2017

we got yogurt, fruit and granola to go that we ate in our hotel room in the morning. Also a yummy gooey granola bar. Croissants also available.

Thank Valerie C
Reviewed 8 July 2017

We only bought a couple of pastries to take out but I was very disappointed. I had a red and white chocolate cupcake which was dry. The icing tasted strange. My husband was happier with his Danish pastry. It seemed to be doing good business...More

Thank Julie P
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Glad we found the Rocket when we first arrived, we grabbed coffee and snacks here every day we in St. John's, and grabbed food for the road when we hit the highway (not a lot of decent restaurants on the TCH so packing some food...More

Thank Flathead42
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

So first you must pick a number before you can order and that number will not match the number you get with your food order so you may not know your food has been sitting there for some time. The salad was very good, bread...More

Thank ALTravel_everywhere
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

The bakery was bustling when we arrived with locals grabbing lunch. We were quickly served by friendly staff, found a window seat and settled in to watch the world go by. There is a great selection of freshly baked bread, sandwiches made onsite, homemade soup,...More

Thank adtp100
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely fresh baked goods, sandwiches, soups etc. Rustic and bohemian atmosphere with rooms galore. Hang out and have coffee and read a paper.

Thank GuyLaporte
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for a quick lunch and loved it! Everything we are was delicious. We enjoyed the fish cakes so much that we went back for seconds.

Thank Michaela M
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Questions & Answers
4 February 2017|
Response from Robert T | Reviewed this property |
I'd suggest calling the bakery. (709) 738-2011 When they are open of course. yummy idea
4 October 2016|
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Response from Gordbritton | Reviewed this property |
Had a Cappuccino with milk.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$24
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 272 Water St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1B7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  St. John's
  • Phone Number: +1 709-738-2015
  • E-mail
Rocket Bakery & Fresh Food offers scrumptious, made-from-scratch handmade breads, desserts, prepared hot and cold specialties, excellent coffee and food-lover groceries in a warm, casual, heritage space at 272 Water Street in downtown St. John's. Try our no-flour-added soups, salads and desserts, too!
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