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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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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood risotto” (38 reviews)
“cod tongues” (28 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (13 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 22:00 Hours
Seafood, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
284 Duckworth St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1H3, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Again this restaurant was recommended by a local person. Having seen "Cod Tongues' on other menus, and not believing it was real! We did see some fishermen on our tour earlier in in the day actually preparing the fish on the dock....so we ordered the...More

Thank Jo B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were a large group and all our meals were excellent. The service was not only very friendly but our server made sure we did not want for anything.

Thank pace34
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the Saltwater for it had good reviews on TripAdvisor. I just added another one for the Cod fish, tongues and fillet were cooked to perfection. The veggies with the Cod were perfect as well, a nice crispness to them. My wife had...More

Thank Smoltman
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

The meal was delish. We had cod and salmon and both were cooked very well and may be a little on the well done side. The staff seemed scared or nervous and were not as light or relaxed as one would expect at a nice...More

Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Came here to celebrate our 25th anniversary. One of the few romantic “non-pub” atmosphere places to eat. Always a pleasure. Shocked that my wife’s cod was a little over cooked as was my steak. But food is always good. Just a little off tonight. Plus...More

Thank IMARover1973
Reviewed 21 September 2018

This was a Sunday evening dinner choice as a lot of places are closed. No compromise here though. The best cod tongues I've perhaps ever had, even got my husband to try and enjoy them. Charming wait staff, very good food.

Thank jamestmcd
Reviewed 21 September 2018

The food was good and well presented so on that count visitors wont be disappointed, however, we just felt that it lacked atmosphere which we feel is as important as the food itself.

Thank Peter P
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Thought about having a fish meal in St John’s. Called into this place named Salt Water Restaurant. Well what a “Gem.” My wife had beetroot and goats cheese salad to start and the salmon for main meal. I had the belly of pork to start...More

1  Thank David G
Reviewed 10 September 2018

We had a wonderful meal at the Saltwater Restaurant. Every course was delicious and the staff was very good. We ate upstairs and marveled at how the waitresses balanced plates going up and down the stairs to serve people on the first floor!

Thank D A F
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

The seafood platter and duck were delicious, along with the mussels! Atmosphere is great and our server, Angelina was phenomenal. Highly recommend to any seafood lovers!

Thank Monika P
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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

Rating summary
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
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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