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Saltwater Restaurant

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284 Duckworth St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1H3, Canada
+1 709-754-5670
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15:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 15:00 - 00:00
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St. John's, Canada
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of our staples for dining for work. Good seafood, and cool menu selection. Only complaint is sometimes they could use an extra server on during their slower nights.

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St. John's, Canada
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Expensive and not worth the mone. Food was poor. The quality of the food is not great and the presentation was poor. Over priced diner.

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Thank msmena
Corner Brook, Canada
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50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Had dinner at Saltwater and must say we were a little disappointed. Based on the reviews we were expecting a little more. Our main courses were both very good but the appetizers and amuse-bouche were lacking flavor. The ambience of the restaurant was nice, the service was very good, but probably wouldn't try again.

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Gimli, Mb, Canada
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20 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Excellent restaurant (hotel manager told us !!) nice place, outstanding food (fresh oysters, lobsters, catch of the day fish) great service by very well skilled staff! Glad we found the place.....

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St. John's, Canada
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Fantastic service, superb food - this is the first time since moving to St. John's (Aug 2016) that I have found Lamb on a menu. This is without question my favorite meat, and it never disappointed! My wife had Duck, and again, sensationally cooked, and the flavors were amazing! My only criticism of the food was that there weren't enough... More 

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Zaventem, Belgium
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111 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We found the food so good, that we even came back for a second time and then again it was great. You should try the scampi's: they are awesome! As main course we have tried risotto, salmon, cod and pasta. All of them were very good. The first waiter even informed the other waiter that we would come back a... More 

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St. John's, Canada
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

I usually skip the chicken option when going somewhere more upscale, but the preparation demanded that it be tried. Was not only good , it was amazing, very impressive, so much so that I've been back a few times and couldn't help but order it again. Will be going back for sure, also a definite reccomend!

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Enjoyed our meal here. The fish chowder to start was delicious. Service was slightly slow but really friendly. I actually doubt it was truly slow but just that I live in a larger city and am used to a less laid back approach. Had a shellfish risotto for my entree that was also pretty good. This restaurant was worth checking... More 

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St. John's, Canada
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Saltwater has become one of our favorite go-to restaurants in St. John's. The servers are always friendly and courteous. We recently enjoyed our meal of vanilla beet salad to start followed by amaretto chicken supreme and roasted rack of lamb respectively, finishing with a delicious chocolate torte. These are all some of our favorite dishes in the city! Always a... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

In our first night in St John's during a recent trip to Newfoundland we enjoyed a very good meal at the Saltwater. Service was friendly and informative, atmosphere was pleasant and the food was very good. Started with oysters which were extremely fresh and delicious, and followed with cod which was beautifully prepared and halibut, one of the day's specials... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
15:00 - 00:00
Saturday
15:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 284 Duckworth St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1H3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  St. John's
  • Phone Number: +1 709-754-5670
Description
Casual and comfortable dining, fresh seafood and happy hour tapas in the heart of downtown St.John's, Newfoundland.

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