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Doyle Sansome & Sons Lobster Pool
Ranked #2 of 19 Restaurants in Twillingate
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$4 - US$20
Cuisines: Seafood
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Seasonal restaurant on the dock or indoor dining in Hillgrade near Twillingate.Open for lunch and dinner.Excellent view from our dockside restaurant. Live lobster is available from our pool while in season until we have stock, usually until mid August. For your convenience there is an ATM on site as we accept CASH only.
Reviewed 10 August 2013

Recommended to us by the owners of the B&B we were staying at. Somewhat out of the way and easy to miss the road leading to the restaurant unless you know what you're looking for. Beautiful location set on the water, we chose to sit outside. Service was on the slow side but will give them benefit of the doubt as it was busy when we were there. Cash only, fortunately our B&B people had advised us. Lobster was very good, as was the cheeseburger I'm told. Parking could be a bit of a challenge if restaurant is busy.

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Thank Val G
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Reviewed 6 August 2013

Went with group of five for lobster dinner but after waiting for 20 min for someone to take our order we left. There were only six tables in the shack so it was not busy. Great location on the water but be forewarned they accept cash only no debit/credit

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Eileen S, Manager at Doyle Sansome & Sons Lobster Pool, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2013

I am really sorry that you did not have a good experience.
I believe that you visited on August 6th.
Menus and water were brought to your table. I explained that I would be delivering desserts to another table before taking your order.
Much to my dismay you were gone when I returned to your table.
If you would still like a lobster dinner, we still have some lobster in the pool.

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Reviewed 5 August 2013

This is a great restaurant for seafood. the lobster was great and well priced. the scallops were delicious as well.

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Thank Arthur972
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Reviewed 30 July 2013

Where else could you get the best and freshest Lobster? It is at Doyle Sansome of course. You can buy them live & fresh or cooked at their Lobster Pool. You can choose the size and pick male or female lobster. We picked 3 large 2.5 lobsters, have them cooked and ate them at their dockside restaurant. What can be better than that. We are in lobster heaven!!! Yum.

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Thank 777happy
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Reviewed 30 July 2013

This has been our second year to visit this specific location and this year our second visit resulted in our friend being advised she was the winner of the Blue Lobster . . a 1 in a million lobster. Reine did not hesitate in the least . . "she will be set free right now." This is a unique place not just for the delicious food (their cod was some of the best we've tasted) but the sunset's can be absolutely awesome! Our first visit this year resulted in two CFA'ers (Come From Away folk) making up the band and we enjoyed them very much. However, the event of the evening was a local chap with his various guitars. This young man while not reading music has a fantastic ear. He was absolutely stunning in his presentation of some of the most fantastic Blues playing I have heard, and that would include the likes of New York and New Orleans. As superb as the food was, his performance was truly a unique gift to be present to in such an 'out of the way' place. If you are ever in Newfoundland and choose to take in the Twillingate Folk Festival do set this Lobster Pool on your 'bucket list'.... 'sure tis a place to behold!" Check out their facebook page for some pics.

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Thank Jnanayog
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