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Classic Cafe

) #32 of 295 Restaurants in St. John's €€ - €€€ Cafe,
73 Duckworth St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1E6, Canada
+1 709-726-4444
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“fish cakes” (22 reviews)
“cod tongues” (14 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 14:30All hours
Cafe, Canadian
€€ - €€€
73 Duckworth St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1E6, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

We had a breakfast and dinner here while staying close at the Courtyard Marriott , the food is excellent home cooking you will not leave disappointed. Their cod is great and prices quite a bit less than other restaurants in the downtown area but food...More

Thank rknack2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

I read fine reviews about this coffee shop and was hoping to really enjoy beginning my mornings there while I was on a week's holiday in St. John's. The first day was pleasant, as the gentleman made me feel welcome and provided excellent service. However,...More

Thank anna320
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived here on a cold Sunday morning. The restaurant was cold. I mentioned that to the waitress and she said she just turned up the heat. The service & food was great. The serving sizes are a decent size. Way too much bread!! Baked...More

Thank RobbiP
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took the opportunity to get a quick breakfast at this cafe. Close to the downtown area. Clean, friendly location near the Sheraton and Signal Hill. Service was quick and prompt. Service with a smile is always nice! Coffee was hot and good. I had the...More

Thank Rob P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We heard about this place from a local man so we decided to try it out. We ate dinner there then breakfast too. For dinner we tried the seafood chowder, cod tongues with scrunchions. All delicious and typical Newfoundland food. For breakfast we had eggs...More

Thank CdnGal1
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We ate here a few times while on holiday, the food here is so nice! The staff are really friendly aswell. I would happily eat here every day. They do take out food aswell Very good value for money, I can't wait to go back...More

Thank Emma D
Reviewed 11 June 2017

My wife and I have eaten here several times over the past few years and usually had a positive experience and decent food. Our recent visit was unsatisfactory. While the service was OK, the food was not. The cod tongues (a Newfoundland delicacy) were the...More

Thank PeterB001
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the friendly service and delicious fish cakes. The Classic Cafe opens early at 7:00 AM, and is next door to the convention center. The owner told me they are now serving lobster!

Thank Kenneth B
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Food is not overly fancy but the classic cafe serves good quality food for a reasonable price. You can get a few NL favorites like fish cakes and cod tongues. The service is friendly and quick a good choice for lunch.

Thank NLtrout
Reviewed 4 June 2017

We ate breakfast and lunch here several times during our stay in St.John's. Always good food and very friendly staff. It's very handy across the street from the Sheraton Hotel. The best part is the food is reasonably priced and has a nice view of...More

Thank marpenn
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Cafe, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:30
08:00 - 14:30
08:00 - 14:30
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73 Duckworth St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1E6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  St. John's>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 709-726-4444
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