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Big Tide Brewing Co.

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
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47 Princess St, Saint John, New Brunswick E2L 1K1, Canada
+1 506-214-3311
11:00 - 00:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon 11:00 - 23:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Glendale, Arizona
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157 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went numerous times on this trip. Whistle Pig stout, Hemp ale, their IPA, all very good. Wendy, their head brewer really knows her stuff. Food menu also. GO HERE!!

Thank streykatt
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The beer is good, the staff is nice and polite and the atmosphere is great! Their food is pretty good too.

Thank Freyjaj93
Moncton, Canada
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We made a reservation weeks ahead of time for our large group, but the restaurant was not at all prepared. Our reservation was for 7:30 pm and some of the people in our group did not receive their meals until after 9. At my table everyone was served except me, when I asked they came out a minute later with... More 

Thank Marcel D
Kensington, Canada
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

This pub is in the brewery we found it while strolling on princess st in St John NB I'm not sure if it is an Irish pub but that is the feel. The waitress was lovely. We ordered the full order of fish n chips I had the beer batter the fries were the best I have ever had I... More 

Thank Tammy P
Saint John
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

We have been attending the Chop Chop dinners in uptown SJ for some time, and this was by far our most disappointing dining experience during this bi-annual restaurant week. The claim chowder appetizer was lukewarm and bland. The halibut was dry, and the roast potatoes hard with a few bits of squash in among the potatoes. My husband had the... More 

Thank NBIrishLassie
Saint John
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 February 2017

I really really want to like this pub but their beer is 50/50 and food is almost always a miss. I still drop in a few times a year to sample a few beers and the ones that are good are amazing but most contain a funky aftertaste. I recommend trying it out but don't expect quality of other places... More 

Thank jeeping
New Brunswick
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Late dinner on a Saturday was sweet potato poutine (generous serving, very tasty) and jambalaya (nice flavour, proteins overcooked). Decent prices, speedy and friendly service. Extra credit for an extensive menu available at 10 p.m. Loved their whiskey beer; California Common not so much. (Heavy on the bitter after-taste, light on the flavour.)

Thank happetravlr
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This was our third trip to Big Tide. Each time it has been outstanding. I do not remember our servers name but he was a young fellow with a beard. He was excellent. Prompt service and he really knew the menu and what he could substitute for us annoying vegans. I had the veggie burger and my wife had the... More 

Thank Terry M
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

My boyfriend and I ate here last night and everything was great however there was a small hair in one of our appetizers. This was very quickly handled by Thomas who was fantastic as our server. He was apologetic and was very professional in offering compensation. Everything else tasted great. The sweet potato poutine was delicious (that gravy is AWESOME)... More 

Thank Fantasia W
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

A group of us checked out the Big Tide over the weekend. Was quite impressed with the variety on the menu. Although there was quite a variety, I had a craving for a cheeseburger and it was great. I did their sampler for the beer which was a good variety. Would definitely go back and eat here again.

Thank Mitchel H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 Princess St, Saint John, New Brunswick E2L 1K1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  New Brunswick  >  Saint John
  • Phone Number: +1 506-214-3311
Big Tide Brewing, located at 47 Princess St in Saint John NB. Hand crafted beer of all styles brewed on-site, and a full service restaurant.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?