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Anchor Cafe

Fisher Street, Across street form fish plant, Port au Choix, Newfoundland and Labrador A0K 4C0, Canada
+1 709-861-3665
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good37%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“shrimp” (29 reviews)
“chowder” (24 reviews)
“seafood” (23 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Canadian
$$ - $$$
Fisher Street, Across street form fish plant, Port au Choix, Newfoundland and Labrador A0K 4C0, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stumbled upon the Anchor Café for lunch, had a great salad and returned for dinner. We were staying at a B and B close by (recommended by our lunch time server) so it was a nice walk to dinner. Great view of the ocean...More

Thank EuroTrip2011
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first trip out into the more removed towns and villages of Newfoundland and I was pleasantly surprised - make that shocked - to find such a great eatery so far off the beaten path. I always wonder if a small local population...More

Thank Late-Day-Traveller
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Stopped in here for dinner while in town on recommendation of the B&B owner. Unfortunately they were all out of moose (which my husband was on the look out for), so we had the local shrimp plate instead. The local shrimp are the tiny kind...More

Thank C K
Reviewed 10 December 2016

This is a wonderful little restaurant - a great place for lunch if you are doing the Viking Trail. We had the chowder and a sandwich - both were excellent. The outside of the restaurant has a nautical theme and that is carried through to...More

Thank trainfan2000
Management response:

DEAR CUSTOMER.your review is greatly appreciated ,I am honoured that you took the time to write trip advisor .we always aim to please .once again thank you !!!!

Reviewed 29 November 2016

A lovely little cafe. The front of the cafe is a boat with a wooden fisherman standing beside it.The inside of the cafe is astastefully decorated as the outside is cute.The waiter was a lovely out going person who immediately made us feel welcome. Food...More

Thank Photolady73
Reviewed 18 September 2016

This is the place to come for cold water shrimp. I had the shrimp sandwich and chowder combo. It was excellent. Others in our group who did not eat seafood found the menu varied enough that they could find good things to eat. The decor...More

Thank martomsak
Reviewed 11 September 2016

One of our favorite restaurants on our trip. We stopped on the drive back to eat here again. The panfried cod is great, the sticky pudding is great, the mooseburgers are interesting.

Thank eminbk
Management response:

Thank You for writing a review about us CHEERS !!!!!

Reviewed 9 September 2016

I had a delicious bowl of french onion soup and salad but my friends had hot turkey dinners which they all said wasn't very tasty. Turkey was not freshly cooked but tasted like frozen and tawed in a microwave which made it rubbery. But i...More

Thank cd0yle
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Ben Ploughman at Ben's Studio (reviewed by me separately) recommended Anchor Cafe to us. Well, Ben is slightly biased because the place is owned and run by his third cousin......But we went and weren't sorry at all!! The service was friendly and efficient. The food...More

Thank Shaked007
Reviewed 2 September 2016

The local specialty is small shrimps, which you will find on their menu in sandwiches, salads, hamburgers. not bad. the restaurant is decorated with plenty of artifacts related to the sea, the fishermen. very beautiful.

Thank French-girl-in-TO
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Sunrise Bakery
1 reviews
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Nearby Attractions
Port au Choix National Historic Site of Canada
79 reviews
1.93 km away
Arches Provincial Park
74 reviews
69.53 km away
Thrombolites Walking Trail
26 reviews
79.59 km away
Ben's Studio
15 reviews
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fisher Street, Across street form fish plant, Port au Choix, Newfoundland and Labrador A0K 4C0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  Port au Choix
  • Phone Number: +1 709-861-3665
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