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Mallard Cottage

8 Barrows Rd | Quidi Vidi Village, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1A 1G8, Canada
+1 709-237-7314
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (240 reviews)
“pork” (51 reviews)
“cake” (45 reviews)
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Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
8 Barrows Rd | Quidi Vidi Village, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1A 1G8, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Waiter was nice enough, not too clear on the menu (the written version of which is vague enough to be unintelligible - skin on cod, as opposed to skin-on cod and other weird intangibles). Wanted the lamb chops (they call them t-bones!) but not with...More

Thank froghollow1
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were extended family with kids in tow - they were accommodating and helpful, and made us feel welcome to come with the kids. We did the family-style brunch for all of the adults, and, at their suggestion, just got a couple of sides for...More

Thank Ria R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A guy at the car rental place told us to try this place. It’s out a bit on the cute little Quidi Vidi harbor in an old cottage. We couldn’t get in until 8:30 but showed up early due to hunger and ate at the...More

Thank lpennin104
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After having had a disappointing evening meal at Mallard Cottage in September, I decided that brunch might be a better option so I took my guy there for a birthday treat. The menu was nothing special, service was very, very slow, and the food was...More

1  Thank Barb B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the best dinner in more than a week touring Newfoundland. The dining environment was homey yet classy, the staff extremely competent, and the meal, well, every offering in the very small menu was exquisite, properly prepared, and uniquely flavoured. Cocktails were great, and...More

Thank Mezcal_Tours
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing spot for brunch in Quidi Vidi. We opted for the brunch platter at $25 each and were not disappointed. Family style serving of eggs, French toast, bacon, sausage, beans and a ton of other good stuff. Great ambience and service. I’ve been...More

Thank Wes C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have eaten here a few times on my visits to St. John's now, and the service and food quality are impeccable. You are greeted with a smile every time, and the service staff are very genuine and ensure you have a perfect experience. The...More

Thank PeterB123789
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in St. John's for Thanksgiving with family and friends, and one of us who had been before said Mallard Cottage was a must. We thought we would try it for lunch our first day, but found online in the entire 5 day visit...More

Thank JP188
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Recently had Sunday Brunch. Food was ok. Really liked the dessert table. Staff was excellent. Place was busy and vibrant, but a little too noisy for me. Building is quaint and full of history. The debit/credit card machine was down so had to pay in...More

Thank JKR2013
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Though large, order the brunch special and sample a little of everything that this great restaurant has to offer. You might be overfull, but a few hundred feet north-ish of Quidi Vidi Harbour is a superlative sample of the East Coast Trail to walk away...More

Thank Andrew B
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Questions & Answers
14 June 2018|
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Response from Evolution73 | Reviewed this property |
Not certain about the brunch times. We went at dinner time. Pretty certain I saw high chairs there when I went.
Nancy-Lee L
14 August 2017|
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Response from ahead12 | Reviewed this property |
$60.00 pp
29 May 2017|
Response from Vipin_Shankar | Reviewed this property |
Hi, they have a lobster supper on mondays at 5pm (summer hours from May 1)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Barrows Rd | Quidi Vidi Village, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1A 1G8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  St. John's
  • Phone Number: +1 709-237-7314
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