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Big Tide Brewing Co.

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47 Princess Street, Saint John, New Brunswick E2L 1M1 , Canada
+1 506-214-3311
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11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff

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  • 10
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  • 4
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  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
For vegetarian food in Saint John it's not too bad!

Prices were very reasonable, they have a separate vegetarian menu and their chili is really good at $4.99 with two tea biscuits. Service was excellent. Beer was good. Parking was a bit difficult as its on a steep hill but no different from downtown Halifax.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 4, 2015
Nadine M
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Yarmouth
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We were looking for a place to eat within walking distance of our hotel. We stumbled across this little place. Great atmosphere, big open window to let the breeze blow through.. The meal was tasty and the brew wonderful! Think we may try and drop back before we head home!

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Bahrain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Stumbled into this place by accident and was not disappointed at all. Fabulous micro brewery with a great selection of beers to try. Food looked good too!

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W. Newbury, MA
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

It looked like a cute quaint brew pub so thought we would give it a try. Big mistake! I had their IPA brew to start. It was completely flat. I was told that is because it was a fresh batch and would not be carbonated until next week. So then wait to serve it until next week! I ordered the... More 

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Brantford, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015 via mobile

Interesting pub. My partner ordered the clams and chips. I ordered the BBQ chicken naan pizza. Overall good food and service.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Prices were very reasonable, they have a separate vegetarian menu and their chili is really good at $4.99 with two tea biscuits. Service was excellent. Beer was good. Parking was a bit difficult as its on a steep hill but no different from downtown Halifax.

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Neptune, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

We had dinner at Big Tide during a stopover night in St. John. They do not have as many beers on tap as other brewpubs, but that does not matter as the quality is excellent. Our server was very friendly and prompt, and brought out Thomas who is one of the brewers. He spent quite a while discussing the beers... More 

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Andover
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

I generally like brewpub food, but let's face it, I go for the beer. On this very quiet Thursday evening, they were out of their IPA which I wanted, and the summer beer the better half was looking for. Second choices, a surprisingly flavorless hemp ale and a cream ale that lacked zest left us uninterested in repeats. However, the... More 

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Saint John, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Went there last night with a friend of mine and although the service was slow (which doesn't surprise me for a Tuesday night) it was very good. The food was well made and the kettle chips I think are the best I have had in this city. Also found the prices decent which is a plus. All in all I... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We had a wonderful experience at Big Tide, the Beer was amazing and both the Bartender Chris and the Brewmaster Wendy were friendly and. knowledgeable. They were in the process of creating a beer brewed with seawater that sounded like they were really pushing the envelope of creativity. Wish I could get back to try it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Good selection of craft beers made on site. They offer flights to taste them all or growlers to take them with you. Tasty pub food with excellent portions. Friendly waitress showed us where they make the beer.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 47 Princess Street, Saint John, New Brunswick E2L 1M1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  New Brunswick  >  Saint John
  • Phone Number: +1 506-214-3311

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pub, Canadian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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