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Big Tide Brewing Co.

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
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47 Princess St, Saint John, New Brunswick E2L 1K1, Canada
+1 506-214-3311
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon 11:00 - 23:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Kensington, Canada
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This pub is in the brewery we found it while strolling on princess st in St John NB I'm not sure if it is an Irish pub but that is the feel. The waitress was lovely. We ordered the full order of fish n chips I had the beer batter the fries were the best I have ever had I... More 

Thank Tammy P
Saint John
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been attending the Chop Chop dinners in uptown SJ for some time, and this was by far our most disappointing dining experience during this bi-annual restaurant week. The claim chowder appetizer was lukewarm and bland. The halibut was dry, and the roast potatoes hard with a few bits of squash in among the potatoes. My husband had the... More 

Thank NBIrishLassie
Saint John
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

I really really want to like this pub but their beer is 50/50 and food is almost always a miss. I still drop in a few times a year to sample a few beers and the ones that are good are amazing but most contain a funky aftertaste. I recommend trying it out but don't expect quality of other places... More 

Thank jeeping
New Brunswick
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Late dinner on a Saturday was sweet potato poutine (generous serving, very tasty) and jambalaya (nice flavour, proteins overcooked). Decent prices, speedy and friendly service. Extra credit for an extensive menu available at 10 p.m. Loved their whiskey beer; California Common not so much. (Heavy on the bitter after-taste, light on the flavour.)

Thank happetravlr
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

This was our third trip to Big Tide. Each time it has been outstanding. I do not remember our servers name but he was a young fellow with a beard. He was excellent. Prompt service and he really knew the menu and what he could substitute for us annoying vegans. I had the veggie burger and my wife had the... More 

Thank Terry M
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

My boyfriend and I ate here last night and everything was great however there was a small hair in one of our appetizers. This was very quickly handled by Thomas who was fantastic as our server. He was apologetic and was very professional in offering compensation. Everything else tasted great. The sweet potato poutine was delicious (that gravy is AWESOME)... More 

Thank Fantasia W
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

A group of us checked out the Big Tide over the weekend. Was quite impressed with the variety on the menu. Although there was quite a variety, I had a craving for a cheeseburger and it was great. I did their sampler for the beer which was a good variety. Would definitely go back and eat here again.

Thank Mitchel H
Saint John, Canada
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Our meals were perfect. Steaming hot, generously portioned and very tasty. Our waitress was excellent even though it was busy when we arrived. Thoroughly satisfying and highly recommended. We will be back

Thank vonja
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152 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

The second micro brew pub in Saint John they have a nice variety on their menu and lots of great beer.

Thank Virageault
Dieppe, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Visited with my mother while we were in town - we didn't know where to eat, but saw the very favourable rating on tripadvisor and figured since I wanted to try some local craft beer if I had the chance, why not kill two birds with one stone? Glad we made this choice - the food was great - a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 Princess St, Saint John, New Brunswick E2L 1K1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  New Brunswick  >  Saint John
  • Phone Number: +1 506-214-3311
Big Tide Brewing, located at 47 Princess St in Saint John NB. Hand crafted beer of all styles brewed on-site, and a full service restaurant.

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