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Bistro On Roe

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110 Roe Ave, Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador A1V 0H5, Canada
+1 709-651-4763
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11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 13:30
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Gander, Canada
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The best place in town. Try the blueberry scallops. When it's crowded it gets a bit noisy, though. Recommended.

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Thank Brian S
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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239 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I were in Gander on business and decided to eat here for our last day. Service was great and food was delicious. We both had the seafood chowder for an appetizer along with crab cakes and salad for our main course. The food was served hot and quick. For a special occasion I recommend this restaurant.

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Thank countdown6
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

I could have chosen anything on the menu - it all looked good! Portion size is perfect and the food was presented with great care by the chef. The service from Nicole was excellent and could not be faulted. Everyone in the party enjoyed their meal. If your experience is like ours, you will not be disappointed!

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Thank Happytransitter
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Terrible service. We arrived at arrived slightly after 8 pm, and we could not get served because the cook didnt want to do his job. He has one job. There was about four people in the restaurant, and it closed at 10. Extremely disappointing, being not from NL and reading all the great reviews.

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Thank Andrew T
Nicole K, Owner at Bistro On Roe, responded to this review

I'm sorry you feel you received terrible service Andrew. Yes, we are open until 10:00 however we also state that our last seating is at 8:00 pm and that reservations are strongly recommended. On slow nights, the kitchen staff leave at 8:00. I hope you'll give us another try next time you are in town. Nicole More 

St. John's, Canada
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146 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This really is the ONLY restaurant in Gander. It won't win any rewards for ambiance, but the food is just wonderful. Service is fast and friendly and the prices are very reasonable.

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Thank Upalong
Gander, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Very tasty food with some unique dishes. Great staff and lovely decor. My only criticism is that the restaurant can get a little noisy as the dining area is one large room.

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Thank Greg K
St. John's
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49 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Went with a group in the middle of a blizzard, they kept open for us on a miserable night. Food was decent- a set 3 course menu for $35, with some interesting choices- not usually what I expect for dining outside of St. John's.

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Thank JSMunn
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34 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

With limited options, it's not hard to choose the bistro. In a place where 'down home cooking' is something you go to a restaurant for, this is a gem for someone who apppreciates good food and finer things. It is not dressy, pretentious or expensive, and it does offer heathy portions, reasonable prices and a great atmosphere. We have had... More 

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Thank Kelly T
Holyrood, Canada
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69 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Bistro On Roe was certainly a treat. The food was fantastic and beautifully prepared. The ambience was contemporary, decorated with a splash of colour by the beautifully displayed traditional local art. All four partrons in my party were all satisfied with our meals. I had the lamb shank for my main with a side/starter of beet salad with goat cheese.... More 

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Thank marklane2015
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Nice place with beautiful paintings on the walls. We had 6 people for dinner and they had no problem accommodating us. Service was very good. I had the salmon dinner and it was excellent! Couple people at the table had the pork and were raving about it. Definitely going back when I'm back in Gander!

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Thank Jlk65

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$22 - US$44
Cuisine
Canadian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 Roe Ave, Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador A1V 0H5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  Gander
  • Phone Number: +1 709-651-4763

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