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Saltwater Restaurant

284 Duckworth St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1H3, Canada
+1 709-754-5670
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood risotto” (37 reviews)
“cod tongues” (27 reviews)
“duck” (21 reviews)
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Seafood, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
284 Duckworth St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1H3, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Took a group of seven there based off these reviews, and we were NOT disappointed. The group raved about the scallops and the pigeon berry covered brie with phyllo wrap was amazing. Dinner special of salmon with a coffee barbecue sauce was flat out world...More

Thank Steve E
Reviewed 5 days ago

What a great restaurant with a really nice atmosphere! We went there on the last day of a conference in St. John's. The service was excellent and food was well presented and delicious. Without a doubt, the best scallops I have ever had. Please, if...More

Thank Steve L
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were looking forward to our dining experience on our last night in St. John’s due to the positive reviews the Saltwater got. We were not disappointed. We started off with the beet salad for me and the mussels for my husband. Both were excellent....More

Thank JulieMN
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food. Excellent service. One of the best restaurants in the city. Would definitely recommend for a nice night out.

Thank Maxsellar
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the best and most recommended seafood restaurants in Saint John's. Had a cod chowder and a cod main meal. It was mouthwatering delicious. Since this place is in high demand, make sure you either book ahead, or show up early, while...More

Thank Laszlo P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This little restaurant is not easy to find but is worth the search. The menu covers all food groups, but because we were in Newfound we stuck with seafood. We started by sharing the scallops (we wished we had each ordered our own) and then...More

Thank Allyson1978
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good food. Nice wine list. Excellent service. I would highly recommend. Nice proportions and quality. Appetizers were nice, good,choice of enterres...lamb was excellent. 100 owrd sis too many! I would defientely repeat . Decent value for your money.

Thank Keith B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our meal at Saltwater. Gluten free options available. Staff provided excellent service and were very friendly!

Thank lesavery61
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On this visit to Saltwater the quality of food was a mixed bag. Two of our party ordered the Risotto and were very pleased. There were two orders of cod and one found it just okay while the other said it was horribly dry. The...More

Thank ReneWicks
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate downstairs in what appeared to be one of two tables. Restaurant appeared somewhat new. There were more upstairs, but did not get an opportunity to see the decor or how many stairs up. Good food, good service, bit on the expensive side. Worth a...More

Thank earladybon
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michaela m
31 May 2017|
Response from Peggy K | Reviewed this property |
I believe so. They are very attentive & I don't remember anything being done in any type of nut bases
29 August 2016|
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Response from CTRocks | Reviewed this property |
No. Pretty casual.
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 284 Duckworth St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1H3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  St. John's
  • Phone Number: +1 709-754-5670
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Casual and comfortable dining, fresh seafood and happy hour tapas in the heart of downtown St.John's, Newfoundland.
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