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Rocket Bakery and Fresh Food

272 Water St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1B7, Canada
+1 709-738-2015
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (109 reviews)
“turnover” (28 reviews)
“cinnamon buns” (27 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Canadian, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
272 Water St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1B7, Canada
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11 - 20 of 959 reviews

Reviewed 12 February 2018

This is really a "hip" place to be and to satisfy your hunger cravings. The ambiance reminds me of the old college coffee houses but with a sizable bakery to boot. One side is a bakery/deli with a large selection of hot and freshly prepared...More

Thank Dogkato
Kelly M, Owner at Rocket Bakery and Fresh Food, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2018

Thanks, Dogkato! Hope you come again, soon! Kelly

Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

The Rocket is a fine bakery with good fresh food. The service is very friendly .Fresh bakery is the key to the success of this place. Several time during the week musicians are playing and enjoying the guests. Management has to watch keeping the standard...More

Thank Puffinman
Kelly M, Owner at Rocket Bakery and Fresh Food, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2018

Thanks, Puffinman! We agree and working hard to keep our quality standards high! Hope to see you again, soon! Kelly

Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

I love coffee and these guys have some coffees that are supposed to be good. I must have terrible luck because what I got was warm and stale. The pastry was days old as well. Please throw out anything after it’s done and offer fresh...More

1  Thank MENBBB
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a very tasty Mediterranean grilled cheese sandwich and a latte... my friend had the soup of the day (red pepper bisque - creamy and good). This place has a casual, funky vibe, very relaxed.

Thank Sandra A
Kelly M, Owner at Rocket Bakery and Fresh Food, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2018

Thanks, Sandra! Hope you can come back again for another grilled cheese! :) Kelly

Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Always nice fresh soups and a friendly staff They had an interesting band on the small stage that played bluegrass was great

1  Thank John K
Kelly M, Owner at Rocket Bakery and Fresh Food, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2018

Hi John! Thanks for your review! We hope to have "High & Lonesome" back on stage again starting in May! Cheers, Kelly

Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

I love going to rocket to grab some baked goods and a delicious latte to enjoy while we sit and study for school for a while! Always an enjoyable experience at rocket ❤️

Thank Krystal H
Kelly M, Owner at Rocket Bakery and Fresh Food, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2018

Thanks, Krystal! We really appreciate your review! We're sure the "Rocket Boost" helped your marks! ;) Cheers, Kelly

Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Delicious baked good soups and sandwiches. Large selection of items made in Newfoundland such as wonderful jams. $$$$ price but great.

Thank Michelle W
Kelly M, Owner at Rocket Bakery and Fresh Food, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2018

Hi Michelle! Thanks for your review and we hope you come back soon! Cheers, Kelly

Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

There is no better place to get FRESH healthy salads, sandwiches, cakes and good coffee in town. My first address for breakfast and snacks.

Thank pedtravel
Kelly M, Owner at Rocket Bakery and Fresh Food, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2018

Hi Pedtravel! Thanks so much for your review ... hope you make it back soon! We're launching a whole bunch of new items next week! :) Cheers, Kelly

Reviewed 3 January 2018

Great for baked goods, simple meals and a pint. Live music on some nights. Relaxed atmosphere. Breads a bit pricey, but expected given the quality.

Thank kozycanuck
Kelly M, Owner at Rocket Bakery and Fresh Food, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2018

Hi kozycanuck! Thanks for your review! Hope you can make it back soon and enjoy more of what we have on the go! Cheers, Kelly

Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Overpriced. Service ok. Meal ok. Better places downtown for sure. There some interesting item in the store that worth a look but pass on the meal

Thank sherryanderic
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 2 - USD 24
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 272 Water St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1B7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  St. John's
  • Phone Number: +1 709-738-2015
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Description
Rocket Bakery & Fresh Food offers scrumptious, made-from-scratch handmade breads, desserts, prepared hot and cold specialties, excellent coffee and food-lover groceries in a warm, casual, heritage space at 272 Water Street in downtown St. John's. Try our no-flour-added soups, salads and desserts, too!
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