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St. John's Fish Exchange Kitchen & Wet Bar

$$ - $$$Seafood, ,
351 Water St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1C2, Canada
+1 709-739-7539
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Seafood, Grill, Canadian, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
351 Water St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1C2, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

We had the whole party room to our selves for about 12 of us. Good service and food. They didn't even charge a minimum tip for our party size. A bit slow with service - we had to kind of push them along so we...More

Thank bbsneed
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Came here with business colleagues for dinner. Wasn't sure what to expect as seafood in a chain restaurant can often be dicey. Restaurant is situated right downtown in great location with nice views of the harbour. When we arrived the place was packed (Wed night...More

Thank Julian L
Reviewed 4 days ago

Excellent food, and chef was accommodating for make small adjustment in the menu item...so great in fact that we came back the next night for dinner again. So many pub style restaurants in St. John's, it was nice to have grilled seafood (lobster tail and...More

Thank 525joanne1949
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are from Toronto and coming to St. John’s, we were looking for local and authentic seafood, being on the coast! This place is a bit of a challenge to get into and I highly recommend reservations BUT if you walk in and sit at...More

Thank Tia A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

OMG, My friends and I were so looking forward to having a nice seafood dinner experience but man oh man this restaurant is simply terrible. Jammed packed with patrons, hot as a sauna, we’ve never sweated so much in a restaurant and our waitress was...More

Thank Barrie M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a Friday night and we did not have reservations so we ate on the patio. Food was excellent, music too loud, service was friendly. Fred cod was just delicious and lobster salad was nice. Tables were really dusty but maybe they decided to...More

Thank ceg51
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant is located right across the street from St. John’s Harbour which provides a perfect backdrop while enjoying the fresh seafood. We tried the French country salad, Caesar salad, seafood chowder and bang bang shrimp to start. All were delicious. My son had the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food is good lots of choice. The service was good with a friendly server. Nice view of St.John's harbour.

Thank Rick G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great view from the restaurant over the harbour - The food was excellent - The personal were friendly and professional - Many choices on the menu

Thank Michel L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant was recommended to us and was close to our hotel. We booked and it was lucky we did as the place was packed. We had found it surprisingly difficult to find anything but fast food fish dishes throughout our travels overland from Boston...More

Thank NomadicTeachers
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Mary S
8 April 2018|
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Response from deanhynes | Reviewed this property |
No I can’t.
20 October 2017|
Response from retireeVancouver | Reviewed this property |
Hopefully you did eventually find the Fish Exchange restaurant. This restaurant is at Queens and Water Street or along Water Street (harbor side) between Queens and Holdsworth Street. Look for the Starbucks cafe at that... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$49
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 351 Water St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1C2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  St. John's
  • Phone Number: +1 709-739-7539
  • E-mail
Urban and hip with an authentic twist that hearkens back to the soul of the City, SJFX is a casual restaurant with great food and loads of atmosphere where anyone will feel welcome. Featuring fresh seafood dishes, all the grill favourites and signature cocktails that offer creative takes on local classics.
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