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Doyle Sansome & Sons Lobster Pool

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Seafood, Canadian, Soups
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25 Sansome's Place | Hillgrade,Twillingate, Twillingate, Newfoundland and Labrador A0G 2S0, Canada
+1 709-628-7421
10:00 - 21:00
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Niagara Falls, Canada
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Little out of the way spot. Had great Lobster salad sandwiches and what my husband called the best seafood chowder in the world!

Thank Chearn60
Sydney, Australia
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is a few minutes off the main road but is easy to find and is situated by the water. Lobster season was just over. We however tried the scallops, mussels and seafood Linguini. The food was excellent. The dessert was also excellent. Service was terrific and they were very accommodating with a toddler. It was a bit inconvenient... More 

Thank Michelle O
Winnipeg, Canada
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

My wife and I went here for dinner on ur last night of tour. It was recommended by our Bed and Breakfast. My wife had the seafood chowder and scallops. I had the seafood pasta/ One of best meals we had in Newfoundland. Excellent view right on the water.

Thank Ray J
Ottawa, Canada
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Samsone and Sons is a source provider of seafood in a basic dining environment, no frills but very friendly staff and great seafood. You pick your own lobster and pay by its size. Good value for the money

Thank rogerbowden
Sundre, Canada
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Excellent service, atmosphere and food!! We would highly recommend visiting this restaurant. Owners were extremely friendly and made us feel at home. Will definitely return next time we are in NL.

Thank Paul G
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55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Cash only! Decent food, great waitress! Great location! I had the fish and chips. It was good but not special. My other three companions had fish cakes. They would offer the same review ... Decent!

Thank Cyril T
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3 reviews
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I ate there twice, the good and service is awesome. I recommed this place if you like seafood.

Thank Gilberte D
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Our B&B host recommended we stop here after our hike to have a bowl of chowder...Wow! The best we have ever had. No fillers or potato, just pure seafood and made with cream. The service was A1. Walking onto the property is like walking into an authentic little fishing harbour. It takes you back in time. Lovely scenery and relaxing... More 

Thank Sherri C
Timmins, Canada
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89 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We were so looking forward to buying some Lobsters or Mussels at this well advertised shop but when we got there, we could not buy anything. They were saving it for the restaurant for dinner that evening. Don't you think a small sign out on the highway that says "Sold Out" might have been possible?

Thank SchumacherJack
Blind Bay, Canada
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52 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Imagine sitting at a wharf side table watching the sun set across the bay. Imagine being greeted by cheerful and friendly people who serve you a wonderful meal at a very reasonable price. If you go to Sansome's that is what you will get.

Thank Peter B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$18
Seafood, Canadian, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Cash Only
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Sansome's Place | Hillgrade,Twillingate, Twillingate, Newfoundland and Labrador A0G 2S0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  Twillingate
  • Phone Number: +1 709-628-7421
Seasonal restaurant on the dock or indoor dining in Hillgrade near Twillingate.Open for lunch and dinner.Excellent view from our dockside restaurant. Live lobster is available from our pool while in season until we have stock, usually until mid August. Please note we only accept cash and cheques.

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