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Saltwater Restaurant

284 Duckworth St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1H3, Canada
+1 709-754-5670
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood risotto” (38 reviews)
“cod tongues” (27 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (13 reviews)
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Seafood, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
284 Duckworth St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1H3, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The meal was delish. We had cod and salmon and both were cooked very well and may be a little on the well done side. The staff seemed scared or nervous and were not as light or relaxed as one would expect at a nice...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here to celebrate our 25th anniversary. One of the few romantic “non-pub” atmosphere places to eat. Always a pleasure. Shocked that my wife’s cod was a little over cooked as was my steak. But food is always good. Just a little off tonight. Plus...More

Thank IMARover1973
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a Sunday evening dinner choice as a lot of places are closed. No compromise here though. The best cod tongues I've perhaps ever had, even got my husband to try and enjoy them. Charming wait staff, very good food.

Thank jamestmcd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was good and well presented so on that count visitors wont be disappointed, however, we just felt that it lacked atmosphere which we feel is as important as the food itself.

Thank Peter P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thought about having a fish meal in St John’s. Called into this place named Salt Water Restaurant. Well what a “Gem.” My wife had beetroot and goats cheese salad to start and the salmon for main meal. I had the belly of pork to start...More

1  Thank David G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a wonderful meal at the Saltwater Restaurant. Every course was delicious and the staff was very good. We ate upstairs and marveled at how the waitresses balanced plates going up and down the stairs to serve people on the first floor!

Thank D A F
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

The seafood platter and duck were delicious, along with the mussels! Atmosphere is great and our server, Angelina was phenomenal. Highly recommend to any seafood lovers!

Thank Monika P
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful meal my sister, her husband and I had tonight at Saltwater. We started with a smoked salmon and a baked Brie with partridgeberries. Both delicious. For the main course, my sister had a perfectly prepared salmon, my brother in law had a...More

Thank Go686451
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Minimalist décor, dim lighting, very good music. We were seated promptly. Our server was new, and seemed nervous and unsure, a bit timid, but she was pleasant and trying hard. Unfortunately, she was having trouble opening the wine, we had to ask about the specials....More

1  Thank busyeater
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a very nice meal at Saltwater last night. The food was consistently excellent and well worth waiting a little for. The atmosphere was a little strange though. Staff seemed stressed and a little terse even though the place was only about half full. Not...More

1  Thank Real_FoodieToronto
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michaela m
31 May 2017|
Response from Peggy K | Reviewed this property |
I believe so. They are very attentive & I don't remember anything being done in any type of nut bases
29 August 2016|
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Response from CTRocks | Reviewed this property |
No. Pretty casual.
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 284 Duckworth St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1H3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  St. John's
  • Phone Number: +1 709-754-5670
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Casual and comfortable dining, fresh seafood and happy hour tapas in the heart of downtown St.John's, Newfoundland.
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