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Dildo Dory Grill

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Seafood, Canadian
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9 Front Road, Dildo, Newfoundland and Labrador A0B 1P0, Canada
+1 709-582-3776
11:30 - 20:00
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Wed - Thu 11:30 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 21:00
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Red Deer, Canada
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430 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 258 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2016

We were taking the long route back into St. John's and decided to stop in Dildo for fun. It was kind of around lunch time so we decided to go here since it was nearby. I ordered the cod bites, which I thought would be kinda small since I wasn't that hungry, but it ended up being quite a lot... More 

Thank LazyRose
Edmonton, Canada
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Amazing amazing amazing! Eating on the sunny deck over the harbour and enjoying outstanding chowder and fish and chips!

Thank 396lindai
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We had two very good meals here.Service was efficient and friendly. Excellent clam chowder which we came back a second evening for, washed down by some pleasant wines.

Thank Evelyn P
St. Petersburg, Florida
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64 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Food was excellent...mussels ...seafood chowder...cod au gratin...friendly service....water view complete with boats..it was all good ...

Thank milliemccabe
Meaford, Canada
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

On the water, friendly service, eat inside or out. We came for the fish and chips and it was outstandingly good. They do have many other things on the menu, of course.

Thank Jay M
New York City, New York
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped at the Dory for dinner as it was right on the water and you have a great view of the boats in the marina and the bay. We had a nice light meal and really enjoyed the Manhattan clam chowder and a salad. The cup of chowder was large and had a nice flavor and lots of seafood so... More 

Thank MPrune50
St. John's, Canada
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95 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

On or way to the Hearts Content Cable Station, we dropped into the Dildo Dory for a meal. It is in an excel location and the facility was very appealing as we had been here a couple of years before and weren’t disappointed, so we decided to try them again. The fish was good, the portions properly sized and the... More 

Thank Robert P
Winnipeg, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Many fried things. Not much in the way of vegetables. Entirely lacklustre. The deck is great: lovely view of harbour and bay. Go for a drink and maybe some mussels.

Thank charlotteWPG
London, UK
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176 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 272 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Wide menu - we had the side salad and a split pea soup (with a delicious fluffy biscuit) to start then a main course salad and a cod burger. Couple of beers and good service from Glynis, sitting outside on the deck. Not gourmet, but hit the spot.

Thank tal27
Guelph, Canada
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272 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Awful slow service, casual seaside ambiance, mediocre food. Mixed red white clam chowder interesting, but not much seafood. Interesting part is the large clams in the red which tasted like leather. Squid fishy, cod Au gratin was nice, with a rich cheese sauce. Biscuits were good. Blueberry wine unimpressive, sticky pudding ok, hot and like a crude version of 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
Seafood, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Front Road, Dildo, Newfoundland and Labrador A0B 1P0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  Dildo
  • Phone Number: +1 709-582-3776

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