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Bacalao - Nouvelle Newfoundland Cuisine

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65 Lemarchant Road, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 2G9, Canada
709-579-6565
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6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Newfoundland Seafood Risotto - sweet local coldwater shrimp, succulent bay...
Newfoundland Seafood Risotto - sweet local coldwater shrimp, succulent bay scallops, local mussels and lobster. Finished with lobster oil and asparagus!
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
very nice meal

We enjoyed the food and ambiance. Service was prompt and efficient, and they had a nice wine list. I would return in the future.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
tigerwoods1954
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Houston, TX
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
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Houston, TX
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed the food and ambiance. Service was prompt and efficient, and they had a nice wine list. I would return in the future.

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Paradise NL
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Was taken to the Bacalao for lunch. If you like NL. food you will like eating there. It was as good as my mother made when I was growing up. Will eat there again.

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Montreal, Canada
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I had a delicious dinner here, wonderful locally caught seafood. The atmosphere was very nice and quiet, and the server was excellent. It's on the pricy side, but if you're looking for a quality meal, you'll get it here.

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HOUSTON
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This place is wonderfully cozy. The food is delicious and the wait staff is excellent. If it's dreary outside, you'll forget all about it once you're inside Bacalao. Drinks are divine. Book ahead--or asap.

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St. John's, Canada
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

birthday dinner MArch 2015: food was interesting and good. Atmosphere was nice, service was lovely until they tried to force an off bottle of wine on us.

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St.John's, NL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

This was our first time here, celebrating my 30th birthday. The food was delicious and the service was top notch. Small menu but a lot of options if you aren't picky. My only thing was I ordered a filet main meal and it said on the menu that goat cheese potatoes gratin was supposed to come with the meal and... More 

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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed a fantastic dinner at Bacalao. The Jiggs dinner cabbage roll was delicious as was the gnocchi/veggie entree. My only complaint was the amount of garlic used; just too much for my taste.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

We had a great dinner here... cod based of course... Service was pleasant and attentive. we have been to a few other spots in town and this was deserving of its higher ranking.

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Conception Bay South, Canada
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The food in this restaurant is amazing. Fresh, delicious, inviting......like nowhere else. It is easy to find in an old, renovated house and there is sufficient parking in front or down the back. The decor is lovely and the place is divided into a number of smaller rooms, lending it a cozy atmosphere. But did I mention the food? Fantastic!

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Toronto
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We were a group of 8 and the staff were helpful, accommodating and provided great recommendations. The food was fresh, innovative and tasty. Highly recommend

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Additional Information about Bacalao - Nouvelle Newfoundland Cuisine

Address: 65 Lemarchant Road, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 2G9, Canada
Phone Number: 709-579-6565
Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  St. John's>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Cuisine: Canadian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 65 Lemarchant Road, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 2G9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  St. John's>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 709-579-6565

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Canadian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Entertaining clients, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Doing business

Description

Newfoundland Seafood Risotto - sweet local coldwater shrimp, succulent bay scallops, local mussels and lobster. Finished with lobster oil and asparagus!
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm

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