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178 Water St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1A9, Canada
+1 709-754-1678
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
“gnocchi” (20 reviews)
“chocolate plate” (15 reviews)
Opens in 2 min
Canadian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
178 Water St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1A9, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well yes, we shared a large seafood platter that contained just about everything you could want from the sea, except for lobster to which I'm allergic and octopus which I dislike.Did I mention cod? I'm sure it was in there too. It's everywhere! It's owned...More

Thank MikeyVancouverCanada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Try this place for a light brunch offering. The “Newfoundland” breakfast is great as it includes a variety of the foods which are hallmarks of Newfoundland. They also have a good beer, wine and other drink offerings. The service was friendly and courteous.

Thank Tia A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were 3 couples, traveling together, and this was our final meal of the trip together. It did not disappoint. Some of us had the lobster linguini special, and I don't think I have ever eaten anything so delicious. The owner was so helpful to...More

Thank laddie1
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Tavola is a little gem in St. John's. From small plates to large, the food is fresh, flavourful and just plain delicious. The brussel sprouts and the lobster linguine were very, very good tonight. Crystal, the manager, is friendly, welcoming and all around awesome!

Thank Greg V
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Had a great dinner at Tavolo. The waitress was very friendly and the service was quick. The fried brussel sprouts in honey were really good. I understand why they are featured on the St. John*s food tour. The pasta of the day, prawns and summer...More

1  Thank Sharonbee3
Reviewed 28 June 2018

the place took you back in time. the fish here was good and service was nice. As it was a group of us we had lots talk about in this place.

Thank mfavour
Reviewed 26 June 2018

We lucked out and they had a table for 2. Enjoyed our dinner and had the chocolate plate for desert! Very relaxed atmosphere

Thank k_r_likestotravel
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Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

Six of us arrived for a late dinner on June 9. We could not have been more pleased. The restaurant is an attractive, comfortable, casual space. The servers were friendly and at the same time extremely capable, knowledgeable and helpful. The food was superb. Everything...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Came here for an early dinner. Food was average and I expected better based on comments from friends and reviews. I had a lobster pasta noodle and felt the noodle was too thin for a spaghetti noodle as well as over cooked resulting in the...More

Thank Justin C
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

We had no reservations but got in no problem, my daughter has allergies they went out off there way to make her food, staff was very friendly, food good.

Thank Janet C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$19
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 178 Water St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1A9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  St. John's
  • Phone Number: +1 709-754-1678
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Tavola's food is playful and original, drawing on the finest traditional techniques, but embracing local products and purveyors, reinventing classic dishes for a modern Newfoundland.
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