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Rocket Bakery and Fresh Food

) #4 of 291 Restaurants in St. John's ££ - £££ American, , Cafe
272 Water St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1B7, Canada
+1 709-738-2015
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (88 reviews)
“sausage roll” (25 reviews)
“turnover” (24 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 20:00All hours
American, Canadian, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
272 Water St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1B7, Canada
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91 - 100 of 805 reviews

Reviewed 13 November 2016

Nice place for a coffee and Sweets. Great sandwiches and bakery items. Very busy spot. We enjoyed our coffee outside at a table for two and two njoyed the sights on water street.

Thank msmena
Reviewed 11 November 2016

This is a community focused place. In addition to being a good coffee/lunch place, we also attended an open mic night and a Sunday Christmas Craft Fair. A benefit to downtown St. John's!

Thank Rhonda G
Reviewed 9 November 2016

My husband and I were out walking in the downtown area and decided we would drop in for dinner. Food was fabulous, service great and the entertainment was wonderful. This restaurant allows locals to go in and entertain you with dance, playing a musical instrument...More

Thank Marlene P
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

I have visited Rocket Bakery many times since it opened and it has never disappointed. You can get a yummy lunch, a hot drink, and a dessert and soak in the sights from the big windows, or sit further in where it's nice and cozy....More

Thank DandiBrandi
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Had a wonderful time and met two great guys who made my work trip to Newfoundland extra fun. Good food, good stories, and truly welcomng to the Island of Newfoundland.

Thank Marcia B
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Definitely a must visit place for a lunch. Can get it to-go, or find a seat in the quirky dining area. Very popular with the locals, often line-ups. Very good food at reasonable prices. Had live music at lunch on a weekday. Awesome!

Thank Five_from_Canada
Reviewed 30 October 2016

The Rocket Cafe receives very good reviews locally....I think it is okay. By St. John's standards it is probably pretty good, but I am not from St. John's. The stuff that is good (in my opinion): - the wraps - particularly the blackbean burrito -...More

Thank 66_JAC
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

They have a decent French press coffee and God baked treats. Friendly service. And efficient. Went for morning coffee.

Thank James L
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Cafe was recommended by a couple people for lunch. Large venue with carnivore and herbivore options but most items were pre-made. Choose falafel wrap and was pleased they were baked not fried but they were super bland. No spice or flavor at all. Wrap was...More

1  Thank Susan F
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Great bakery and homey feeling with delicious food. Very casual but great value.fisk cakes very second to none as was the seafood chowder. Nice friendly staff

Thank Toutois
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Would like to order a chocolate birthday cake for Monday, February 6th. Pick up. Can I place an order using my credit card?
4 February 2017|
Response from Robert T | Reviewed this property |
I'd suggest calling the bakery. (709) 738-2011 When they are open of course. yummy idea
Do you make a London Fog with almond milk? Thanks!
4 October 2016|
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Response from Gordbritton | Reviewed this property |
Had a Cappuccino with milk.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$23
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 272 Water St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1B7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  St. John's
  • Phone Number: +1 709-738-2015
  • E-mail
Rocket Bakery & Fresh Food offers scrumptious, made-from-scratch handmade breads, desserts, prepared hot and cold specialties, excellent coffee and food-lover groceries in a warm, casual, heritage space at 272 Water Street in downtown St. John's. Try our no-flour-added soups, salads and desserts, too!
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