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The Spud

Canadian, Fast food
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53 North Main St, Deer Lake, Newfoundland and Labrador A8A 1X1, Canada
+1 709-635-2531
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Deer Lake, Canada
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The new menu is amazing and same friendly staff! Bacon crumble poutine is a must have for poutine lovers!!! Definitely have a new favorite!!!😍😍😍

Thank K K
Deer Lake, Canada
Level Contributor
15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Great place for traditional good. Especially the pouting. Drop by for lunch or dinner. A bit greasy but very tasteful.

Thank Monty1010101
Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, canada
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66 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

The Spud is a wonderful place. My family and I stopped in during a visit to the Town during the Summer. We considered this visit a highlight of our visit to Deer Lake. One of the things we noticed was the friendly people. The staff went out of their way to make us welcome. We recommend The Spud to anyone... More 

1 Thank rebaker
Toronto, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Love everything on the menu!! My favorite is the chicken filet burger ( o' what a chick ). It's like the non gmo fresh real chicken version of the mc chicken from McDonald's but 10 times better!!!! The taters and fries are amazing because they are homemade and cut fresh everyday, and they have the best coleslaw I've ever tasted... More 

1 Thank nyomibee
St. Petersburg, Florida
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77 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

If you are looking for a loose meat burger and home made french fries, this is a place not to miss. The taste of both is delicious; not too salt, not too bland, just right! The service is fast, and the order taker pleasant and caring. And you'll be in for the treat of your life when the workers start... More 

1 Thank Ruth G
St. John's, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Been enjoying the food there since I was a wee l'il Dana and it's only gotten better with the new owners and the updates/additions they've introduced. One of the few (and BEST!) places to find a loose meat (no, not moose meat...loose ground beef) burger and the taters and onion rings are fantastic. Great prices, great food, great service!

2 Thank carterdana
Deer Lake, Canada
Level Contributor
9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent food, very friendly staff! Pleasant customer service and the food was perfect! If your in deer lake it's a must!

2 Thank K K
Deer Lake, Canada
Level Contributor
11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

I have been eating at The Spud since I was a little girl and it is even better now with the new owners. Taters, onion rings and the loose meat hamburger are my favourites but all the food is delicious!

1 Thank Parsons76
Winnipeg, Canada
Level Contributor
57 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Liked the vibes. Really cute retro decor inside. The cottage they rent outside was adorable. Great friendly service. Mostly deep fried foods but they were delicious. Definately try the Newfoundland poutine with dressing and O What a Mess. the Newfoundland exclusive crush pineapple and birch beer were fun! Great first introduction to Newfoundland.

1 Thank disneygirl202
Carbonear, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately my experience was not what I expected. The only hamburger option is loose meat and had no flavor and tasted undercooked. Limited seating. Menu is scattered throughout the store written in chalk and is confusing. No air conditioning and with just a few customers it gets very crowded.

2 Thank KyleBrookings
kay-steve123, Owner at The Spud, responded to this review

We're very sorry Kyle that you were disappointed with your visit at The Spud and what we have to offer overall with everything you mentioned in the review you left for us here, in saying that we will respond with an explanation to some very good points you made on that review. We will start with saying that The Spud... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$7
Canadian, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 North Main St, Deer Lake, Newfoundland and Labrador A8A 1X1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  Deer Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 709-635-2531
Quaint little take-out with a touch of Retro to take you back to the good ol' days! Fries Hamburger Meat and Gravy, Onion Rings, Taters, Chicken and to drink many flavors of CRUSH try newfoundland's own Birch Beer and Pineapple!! we got it all at The Spud in Deer Lake, NL

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?