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Java Jack's Restaurant & Gallery

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88 Main Street North, Rocky Harbour, Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland and Labrador A0K 4N0, Canada
+1 709-458-2710
08:30 - 20:30
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 20:30
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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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152 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had eaten lunch here on a previous trip to Gros Morne (and found it just average), but tried it again for dinner and were pleasantly surprised. The food was good enough we returned a second night. Friendly service. Great pan fried cod tongues. Delicious sundried tomato focaccia. Delicious salmon with rice. Decent chowder. Good beet salad. Excellent fish cakes... More 

Thank swim_bunny2012
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96 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We had dinner here. It was very good. The food was well prepared with local ingredients highlighted. The cafe was also comfortable. Good coffee and baked goods. Good views of the water from the front windows.

1 Thank johnpaul1
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69 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

We stopped for lunch. Very pleasant spot but there was a bit confusion about dining room upstairs vs a small space with a coffee bar downstairs. Once seated in a nicely decorated room with lots of local artwork we proceeded to order and eat our lunch, Service was excellent and cheerful with good recommendations. As for mussels with feta cheese?... More 

1 Thank Tom W
Waterloo, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

We stayed in Norris Point and took a short drive each morning to Java Jacks for breakfast. I ordered a tea latte, a bowl of hot oatmeal and a home made muffin. I was never disappointed. Take out coffee orders was popular. There were only a few restaurants in Rocky Harbour and Java Jacks was pretty much spot on compared... More 

Thank Sei2015
Victoria, Canada
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150 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

The intention to make a fun dining experience is evident with local paintings, funky colours and multiple rooms. A few tables offer a nice view of the harbour. The food however was underwhelming: cooked vegetables were tasty but our fish was dry and overdone, chowder was watery and lacked sizeable seafood chunks. I felt wedged into my table because of... More 

Thank Robert T
Bandung, Indonesia
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49 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

this is a restaurant that got good reviews, despite the fact that it changes hand recently. this is resraurant that takes their food as seriously as their decoration. the decor is close to country oriented with flowery patterns in the table cloths. the food done by excellent chefs, they are very good. this is also a restaurant that offer vegetarian... More 

Thank tristilde0314
Englewood, Colorado, United States
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

I was told by some locals that this was the place to get good and unique seafood, but I guess I was here out of season for most everything...except Cod. I loved the service, the food was very good and everyone was friendly and helpful. The dinner menu was much of the same and what I wanted was not available.... More 

Thank Ronald M
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Fantastic dining room upstairs. If you are 2 and think of it soon enough to make a reservation, shoot for a window table at sunset for great view over the harbour. Fresh salads, delicious mussels, fantastic chicken and salmon. Be sure to put in your order for Sticky Toffee Pudding right off the bat to make sure you don't miss... More 

1 Thank Lianne R
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96 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

We had dinner here in July while visiting Rocky Harbour. After a 15 minute wait we were shown to our table. My wife has the lobster, which she was very happy with. I ordered cod. I got a very small piece of cod, probably in the 5 ounce range, some potato & veges. The meal was $32.00, I priced out... More 

Thank paul52
Ottawa, Canada
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148 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

We went to Java Jack's in August, 2016. We were on our way from St. Anthony to Corner Brook, and we didn't have a lot of time to spare. We arrived around 2:00PM and the dining room was closed (although their sign said it was supposed to be open). It didn't matter because they were serving cookies, coffee, soup, chowder... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Canadian, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:30 - 20:30
08:30 - 20:30
08:30 - 20:30
08:30 - 20:30
08:30 - 20:30
08:30 - 20:30
08:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88 Main Street North, Rocky Harbour, Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland and Labrador A0K 4N0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  Gros Morne National Park  >  Rocky Harbour
  • Phone Number: +1 709-458-2710

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