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The Spud

) #1 of 15 Restaurants in Deer Lake , Fast food
53 North Main St, Deer Lake, Newfoundland and Labrador A8A 1X1, Canada
+1 709-635-2531
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“onion rings” (13 reviews)
“poutine” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Canadian, Fast food
53 North Main St, Deer Lake, Newfoundland and Labrador A8A 1X1, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

After reading all the reviews, I was really excited to try the onion rings. Such a letdown. I paid $6.35 ($5.50+tax) for 5 large and crunchy, but very greasy, overly-breaded, flavourless pieces. That works out to over $1.25/ring, and if they'd been at all tasty,...More

Thank Dawn R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cute little Eatery in Deer Lake across from wonderful groomed ATV trails and serving home-cooked food with reasonable prices. Great, very friendly customer service

Thank melissa r
kay-steve123, Owner at The Spud, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for your kind review, we try very hard to provide the best products and services to all our valued customers.

Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Sooo yummy... best place for takeout on the west coast by far :) and it's decorated eclecticly beautiful... would Recommend to anyone in need of wonderful sustenance

Thank Crystal C
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Menu is deep fried everything. This is not a sit in relaxing restaurant. Only three small tables or take out. Do not go to the washroom. This restaurant is probably more popular with locals then with tourists. Should have gone to KFC. This is not...More

3  Thank phil_rie
kay-steve123, Owner at The Spud, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Sorry you feel that way Phil, this fast food "take-out" as listed here in trip advisor is just what it is....fast deep fried take-out food. The building is 63 years old and we have only owned it 2 of those years, due to many reasons...More

Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Delicious food. I had fish and chips with dressing and gravy. I ate outside on the patio-a perfect meal.

Thank Lori S
Reviewed 20 June 2017

We both loved the hamburger named "O What A Mess!" It is delicious! Loose meat surrounded by a large onion ring (which prevents it from becoming a mess). Went back for more onion rings, they were so good! Fried chicken, potatoes, everything was tasty. Also...More

Thank Roger C
Reviewed 8 June 2017

For years, The Spud was the only place I would get onion rings from in the summer while visiting Deer Lake. A while ago, new owners took over, so I was a bit worried that it wouldn't be the same. I was right, it wasn't...More

2  Thank Terri M
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

I could not wait for a trip home to Deer Lake to get some food at The Spud, it did not disappoint. I ordered O What A Mess, minus the wieners, it was worth the 5 year wait, I'm just wondering why I didn't get...More

Thank Simmons_fam
Reviewed 16 May 2017

OK first this is more of a take out place it has 3 two seats tables inside. If it can go into a deep fryer it goes into it at this resturant. Wings,chicken,fries,poppers anything deep fried is fair game here. No burgers, no soup,no salads,...More

Thank Greyhoundlover
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Hands down I'd recommend this eatery to anyone!! The staff were all friendly, and more important the food was soo good. If your going to go you have to try "The Mess" you dont know what your missing if you dont!!

Thank Nastaisha Z
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$8
Canadian, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 North Main St, Deer Lake, Newfoundland and Labrador A8A 1X1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  Deer Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 709-635-2531
Quaint little take-out with a touch of Retro to take you back to the good ol' days! Fries Hamburger Meat and Gravy, Onion Rings, Taters, Chicken and to drink many flavors of CRUSH try newfoundland's own Birch Beer and Pineapple!! we got it all at The Spud in Deer Lake, NL
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