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The Spud

53 North Main St, Deer Lake, Newfoundland and Labrador A8A 1X1, Canada
+1 709-635-2531
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“onion rings” (12 reviews)
“goose meat” (7 reviews)
“poutine” (9 reviews)
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Canadian, Fast food
53 North Main St, Deer Lake, Newfoundland and Labrador A8A 1X1, Canada
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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

I had been wanting to try the Spud for a long time but had never gotten around to it. Finally, my husband and I decided to get take out on Friday and this was our choice. It was a very busy evening there as they...More

Thank Jenna C
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a wonderful lunch at this restaurant while visiting Deer Lake. The local favorite. Great loose meat burger and perfect onion rings and fries. I would plan on take out because the restaurant is very small and only seats 6. Enjoy!

Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Locals eat here a lot we watched them come in. Tried the "mess" as a first timer. Hubby loved it. I enjoyed it as well just not as enthusiastically as him. All in house made. Onion rings were delicious as well.

Thank cors3
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

You have to check out for the snack bar! Staff is awsome and the food cant be more tasty! The poutine is even better than any other in Montreal. I came late and let me in anyway. I would come back to Deer Lake juste...More

Thank Etienne E
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Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Saw the review for a "mess"on line while driving to Corner Brook from Twillingate. Stopped and tried it. Tiny quaint shop that I have heard later from family has been around for years. Great staff that helped with my order. Shared one "mess" with 3...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

We got "What a Mess" and it was delicious. The fries had gravy, hamburger, fried onions, cheese, and weiners piled on top. It was amazing. Staff were caring and friendly, and even brought the fries out to us outside. In summary: Three Michelin stars, worth...More

Thank Globetrotting_Lolo
Reviewed 18 August 2017

After reading all the reviews, I was really excited to try the onion rings. Such a letdown. I paid $6.35 ($5.50+tax) for 5 large and crunchy, but very greasy, overly-breaded, flavourless pieces. That works out to over $1.25/ring, and if they'd been at all tasty,...More

1  Thank Dawn R
kay-steve123, Owner at The Spud, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

Thank you for your recent review, upon reading all your other destination reviews I hope other travellers who may be reading my response will take a look as well. Reason being...it made it extremely easy to understand how we ended up with such a review,...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Cute little Eatery in Deer Lake across from wonderful groomed ATV trails and serving home-cooked food with reasonable prices. Great, very friendly customer service

Thank melissa r
kay-steve123, Owner at The Spud, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Thanks so much for your kind review, we try very hard to provide the best products and services to all our valued customers.

Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Sooo yummy... best place for takeout on the west coast by far :) and it's decorated eclecticly beautiful... would Recommend to anyone in need of wonderful sustenance

Thank Crystal C
kay-steve123, Owner at The Spud, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

Thank you we appreciate your business!

Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Menu is deep fried everything. This is not a sit in relaxing restaurant. Only three small tables or take out. Do not go to the washroom. This restaurant is probably more popular with locals then with tourists. Should have gone to KFC. This is not...More

4  Thank phil_rie
kay-steve123, Owner at The Spud, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Sorry you feel that way Phil, this fast food "take-out" as listed here in trip advisor is just what it is....fast deep fried take-out food. The building is 63 years old and we have only owned it 2 of those years, due to many reasons...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 12
Canadian, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 North Main St, Deer Lake, Newfoundland and Labrador A8A 1X1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  Deer Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 709-635-2531
Quaint little take-out with a touch of Retro to take you back to the good ol' days! Fries Hamburger Meat and Gravy, Onion Rings, Taters, Chicken and to drink many flavors of CRUSH try newfoundland's own Birch Beer and Pineapple!! we got it all at The Spud in Deer Lake, NL
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