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Big R

69 Harvey Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 2E9, Canada
+1 709-722-2256
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Overview
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good47%
  • Average0%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible19%
7 Aug 2017
“Good local food”
6 Jul 2017
“Down to earth quick bite”
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Canadian, Seafood, Fast food
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69 Harvey Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 2E9, Canada
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

I have never been presented with such a plate of unappetising food. I ordered fish and chips and both items were completely inedible

Thank ParadiseDweller
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We liked this place very much, it is not a fancy place, but they serve good local food. We had toutons (bread dough fried in pork fat. Fish and brewis ( salt cod and fresh cod mixed with hard bread and scrunchions ) (fried cubes...More

1  Thank mamajax24
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

This place may not be for everyone but it sure was for me. Very friendly and local feel which I so enjoy. I had fish and chips with gravy stuffing peas and carrots. It was tasty what I liked about the fish was it was...More

Thank ALTravel_everywhere
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Great spot for your classic breakfast on weekends. 6.99$ classic with homemade bread really hits the spot. Parking is limited however isn't to hard to find spot on weekends. Staff here has always been warm and inviting, especially to kids. Your not getting anything fancy...More

Thank honestskipper
Reviewed 7 September 2016

I finally made it "home" this summer to Newfoundland after being away for 9 years, and getting a good meal of fish was at the top of my priority list. After having had a disappointing meal at Ches's the day before, my brother suggested we...More

2  Thank Glen M
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

I love big R's. The food is plenty and the fish is fantastic. They have a big selection of food for kids to adult's. The parking is not the best but if can walk a shot distance the view is great and the food is...More

Thank darabbit22
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Thank you for all the delicious breakfasts. I look forward to eating at the Big R weeks in advance. Your kind and caring team make for a truly welcoming environment. I wish there were more restaurants like yours in my life. I will miss you.

Thank _julesnhlstar_
Reviewed 8 July 2016

don't ever eat here no matter how hungry you are! The oil they used was so old that the the grease on the plate was dark brown. Out of 4 people none of us finished our meal.

Thank MA_in_Edmonton
Reviewed 25 May 2016

My son and I set out on Monday, to go to Leo's, as we heard they had great fish and chips. I have been everywhere but wanted a change. Oh noooo the place was closed...... it was a holiday. Now what! As I no longer...More

Thank Moneek M
Reviewed 25 April 2016

If you are visiting you want to try local fish or chicken here is the place it is awesome food better than some of the others out there prices are great portions are plentiful ,you will leave full ,satisfied and glad you tried it 🤑

Thank allison s
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Canadian, Seafood, Fast food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69 Harvey Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 2E9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  St. John's>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 709-722-2256
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