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Hot Rocks Creative Diner

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$$ - $$$
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728 Anderson St, Whitby, Ontario L1N 3V6, Canada
+1 905-668-8600
11:30 - 22:00
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I really enjoy the atmosphere at Hot Rocks. They don't have a huge menu. However the quality is fantastic. We enjoy sharing an appetizer with a wood oven pizza and a glass of wine. Our last visit they had a lobster mac n cheese as their special. .WOW...I hope they have it again soon. I just had... More 

Thank Trevor P
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love to eat food but hate paying for food that we can make ourselves at home. This place did not disappoint! Food: hands down best food in Durham for quality/ price/ flavour. 5 star for food on it's own. Menu has great selection but not too big. Our group of four split 4 apps (BRUSSELS SPROUTS good but not... More 

Thank barkwellnbickle
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106 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

If it's been a while since you've been here, you must go again!..And if you like to dine at one of the best places in town, this place is also a must.... I sat at the bar and I had the best seat in the house. The young, passionate pizza maker was phenomenal to watch. Every pizza was crafted and... More 

Thank Dawn D
Whitby, Canada
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 March 2017

I have been going to to Hot Rocks since they opened in the late 90's and never had a complaint. The door staff knows pretty well every customer by name since all the customers like myself live close and visit several times a year. There are always specials that are excellent, my favorite appetizer the coconut shrimp are awesome. I've... More 

Thank Pumpkin1998
Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We celebrated a small birthday party in this restaurant. We have known this place for many years. It serves great food and you can “build-your-own” pizza. We love that. Every time we come for a dinner it surprises us with new type of food or pizza. I like a selection of local Ontario beers.

Thank Cri1230
Whitby, Canada
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143 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We have not popped in here for some time, but tried it again when deciding to go out on Valentine's Day, sort of at the last second. Even with late notice we were to book a table at a decent time. Maybe luck on our part as it did fill up soon after we arrived. In previous visits, there was... More 

Thank Pete M
Whitby, Canada
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62 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016

As usual, Great service and great food, Calamari was delicious and the traditional Pizza was a winner as always. Service is fast friendly and efficient and the aroma when you walk in the door is great.

Thank JKM007JKM
Windsor, Canada
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Four for dinner, each had something very different. Lots of variety on the menu, plus wonderful pizza. Moderately priced, great wait staff, no disappointment here.

Thank CarolHalford
Whitby, Canada
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Busy on a Friday but we reserved our table online and didn't have to wait at all. Wait staff was friendly and efficient. Restaurant was full but you could still hear everyone at your table easily. Highly recommend the pizza!!

Thank LeeL03
Toronto, Canada
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102 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

went here with a group of people from work. We were visiting the area for a business meeting and this little hide-a-way store-front in a plaza was recommended. I have to admit that I was skeptical when I first walked in, but the food really changed my minds... the oven fired pizza was fantastic. Try building your own with a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 100
Pizza, Canadian, International, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 728 Anderson St, Whitby, Ontario L1N 3V6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Whitby
  • Phone Number: +1 905-668-8600

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