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Address: George Street, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1H7, Canada
Phone Number: 709-722-7634
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Activities: Dining, Drinking
Description: The entertainment center of St. John's, offering events, nightlife and...
The entertainment center of St. John's, offering events, nightlife and shopping.
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A fun street to visit for good music and food -- many choices for all!

We travelled to St. John's during the George St Festival and had a great time - both during the day and the one night we returned to walk around. The YellowBelly Brewery served us... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Oakville, Canada
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38 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Everyone has to visit George street while visiting St. John's. As well you must take the time to get screeched in at Trapper John's on George street.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We travelled to St. John's during the George St Festival and had a great time - both during the day and the one night we returned to walk around. The YellowBelly Brewery served us just fantastic wood oven pizza! The music on the stage was first rate and George St. is worth at least a one-time visit! Friendly folks all... More 

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Barrington, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

St. George Street, in the summer at least, comes alive after 10 p.m. The length of this bar/restaurant lined, pedestrian walkway pulse with youthful energy and a cacophony of music pouring from open doors and windows of adjacent bars. It is decidedly more vibrant than any of the other areas of Newfoundland that we visited and the demographic contrasts sharply... More 

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Dawson Creek, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Fun to be had at every turn, good food, good refreshments, felt safe both day and night. Lots of local music!!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Hmmm - I'm getting old. Loads of drunks, drugs, police and people accosting you in the street. Worth a visit because of it's reputation but with so much else to offer in St John's your time may be better spent elsewhere.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

A fun place to visit with some good dining and charming pubs. Always busy, lots of music and the George Street Festival is a lot of fun...great to see so much support for local music and local microbrews.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Friendly rowdy atmosphere but the pubs are trying too hard. Give me an authentic Irish pub anyday over these very touristy inauthentic pubs.

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Long Sault
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

This is the happening street for sure. Music, people, fun. There are many restaurants and clubs to select from. Unfortunately, if you want to visit more than one venue you may have a problem because many of the restaurant/bars charge an entry fee.

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midland
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

George Street was fun, but I think I had expected more. It gets a bit pricey when you have to pay 20-30 to get on the street whether the concert is over or not. The no re-entry policy sucks on the days when concerts run early afternoon into the evening--but we had fun!

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Regina, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

There are some very interesting bars here and Shamrock City 1/2 block down on Water street. Some bars are packed while others have very few patrons. We couldn't get into one we wanted - so went to one where we were the only ones at the bar. Bartender wasn't very interested - too few people to gainer many tips, after... More 

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