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201 Blackmarsh Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1E 1T1, Canada
+1 709-722-6549
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32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

I love the Big R. I have been coming here since I was a child. Best fries and gravy in town (in my opinion) and fantastic chicken. Reasonable prices.

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Thank kpodell
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Ordered fish and chips and a fishcake Thank god I was hungry it was greasy and pre cooked but I ate it and suffered the next day. The fat they use must be old it smelt.Im not going back

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Thank Grant A
St. John's, NL, Canada
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Salmon and Chips is excellent ...... quality of everything served is excellent for what you are ordering. There are some quirks. Air quality tends to be poor, inadequate ventilation. You can't get a bill from staff and have to go to one cash to pay by credit card and another to pay by cash. Most peculiar. It takes longer to... More 

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Thank Peter-sjn
St. John's, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 21 March 2016

Fast service very cozy,friendly people.The food is great every time I go.Fish seems very fresh,the gravy is very tasty.Clean environment ,friendly service.

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Thank Sandra S
St. John's, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 16 December 2014

This place used to serve good food but the quality has gone downhill. A couple of months ago we ordered takeout and the food was not hot when we got home - I live about 5 minutes away. We decided to give the place another try and this evening I ordered two hot turkey sandwiches to go. When I arrived... More 

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Thank Wanda B
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2014 via mobile

Ordered two fries to go and it was 15.00 totally overcharge for some fries. The place itself was sketchy and the people that work there are even more sketchy. They looked like dirty bums which is one reason I'll never go back and the fries were garbage, they were over cooked and hard. We walked in and walked up to... More 

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Thank Dillonjm
NL
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2014

one of the best places to eat fish and chips in st johns. Fresh cod and home made fries to perfection

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Thank crazybarcelloladies
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 May 2014

Im a regular customer of their blackmarsh road restaurant. Their food is delicious and the staff is sooo friendly. If you want good food and the best service.. this is the place to be! -Deanne.C-

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1 Thank Deanne_Chaulk
Saint Johnsbury, Vermont
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2014

THIS PLACE IS DISGUSTING AND WILL MAKE YOU SICK. I ordered fries which were in a dirty old bin under the counter. It looked like they had been there for a week and were all smashed up. They over charge…$15 for 2 medium fries that looked like something my dog threw up. They included no condiments in the bad and... More 

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Thank Jamie O
Halifax, Canada
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48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2014

Not a fancy eating establishment, but solid diner food at a reasonable price. Fries/wedges are nicely crispy on the outside, and HEAPED on the plate in generous portions. Burgers somewhat small, but plenty juicy. Staff very friendly.

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Thank Mike W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Canadian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 00:00
Monday
08:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 00:00
Thursday
08:00 - 00:00
Friday
08:00 - 00:00
Saturday
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 Blackmarsh Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1E 1T1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  St. John's
  • Phone Number: +1 709-722-6549

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?