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The Cod Jigger Diner Family Restaurant

3 Central, Main St | Fogo Center, Newfoundland and Labrador A0G 2X0, Canada
+1 709-266-1200
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good24%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“berry tart” (2 reviews)
“chicken” (4 reviews)
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08:00 - 22:00All hours
Canadian, Fast food
3 Central, Main St | Fogo Center, Newfoundland and Labrador A0G 2X0, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It's the kind of breakfast that totally satisfies the appetite. Fresh, delicious and great coffee!!!

Thank MardeBear
trapper11, Owner at The Cod Jigger Diner Family Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for your comments. Come by anytime.

Reviewed 4 days ago

We made an order to go and was told it would take 20 minutes to be ready,the ferry was leaving in 50 minutes so we thought we would have time to make it but it took over 45 minutes for our food to be ready.We...More

Thank rob p
trapper11, Owner at The Cod Jigger Diner Family Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

sorry to hear that you missed the ferry, I hope it didn't interfear with your travel plans. we serve 200 plus people a day, and the odd time something will go wrong, sorry for your experience. take care.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were stuck in line at the ferry terminal after having missed getting on the 4:30 trip. We called The Cod Jigger Diner and they were very ready and willing to deliver a pizza to us. We were very appreciative and the food was great!...More

Thank BLZee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had the fish stew, which was fantastic. Friendly and relatively quick service even though it was quite busy. Specials seem to be best.

Thank SBF_travel
trapper11, Owner at The Cod Jigger Diner Family Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for kind comments. It was a pleasure to have you.

Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

On Fogo Island you really have to look out for a place to eat, especially before main season. Our host recommended this place for dinner. We drove past first as it is a small place combined with a shop, quite unimposing and simple. But when...More

Thank moonflower66
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

After having many many fish and seafood meals during our trip around the island we landed at the Cod Jigger on a rainy mid week evening. I ordered the turkey soup and my travelling companion ordered a hot turkey sandwich with all the trimmings. My...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 13 May 2017

I was so fortunate that this restaurant was the only one open on Fogo Island (other than the inaccessible Fogo Island Inn) in Mid-May when I visited. A small restaurant for families - the fish and chips were great. The fish was the best I've...More

Thank Maureen-Van-BC
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Tonights meal at the Cod Jigger Diner was fantastic. The new Quesadilla was outstanding... chicken,, with slightly steamed spinach, ...it was fresh and delicious. But tonight I found THE dessert on Fogo Island - at the Cod Jigger Diner.. It was a blueberry turnover... an...More

Thank claudiabrahms
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The food was really good but rather expensive. The restaurant needs some separation from the store front and the bathroom was out of order while we were there.

Thank Amy T
Reviewed 15 October 2016

This is a local service centre, easily accessible in Fogo. It is not fancy in any way, but if you are selective, you can eat relatively well. I had a very good turkey/vegetable soup, with homemade broth; one of our friends had a good cod...More

Thank denpich
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$24
Canadian, Fast food
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Delivery, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Central, Main St | Fogo Center, Newfoundland and Labrador A0G 2X0, Canada (Formerly Chester Fried Super Stop)
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  Fogo Island
  • Phone Number: +1 709-266-1200
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The Cod Jigger Diner family restaurant is located in the centre of Fogo Island, approximately 20 minutes from the ferry. A place where you can stop by for a coffee break and find directions to anywhere on Fogo Island. Grab a snack or sit for dinner, enjoy a full menu from Chester fried chicken to our very own Fogo Island cod. We also have accommodations right next door, stay at our four bedroom guest house and share your experiences with other travellers, have the whole house to yourself. We provide a full kitchen where you can prepare your own meals, a large common room and dining room. Each bedroom has comfy beds and tv. Quite common to see caribou all year long especially in late fall. Our central location is great, it's about 15 minutes from all communities and points of interest. You will be pleased with your experience on Fogo Island.
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