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Rumpelstiltskin's

2 Hill Of Chips, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada (Downtown)
(709) 579-6000
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Ranked #84 of 302 Restaurants in St. John's
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Downtown
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57% Recommend
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English first
Ottawa, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Good food, good service, good portions. I ate cod all over the province of Newfoundland and this was the best prepared by far.

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Mississauga, Canada
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60 reviews 60 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We were very hungry coming off Signal Hill and stopped in here for lunch. The entrance was through the hotel lobby, but the restaurant itself has great views looking out over the harbour. The waitress was great, and we had drinks and an appetizer (tasty spinach dip) in no time. The food (chicken burger and an order of salmon) was... More

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Toronto, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

My husband and I stayed at the Harbour View hotel so we tried the restaurant in the hotel one morning for breakfast and returned a couple of days later. The food was good and came quickly even though they were at capacity one morning. They have a breakfast buffet if you get there early enough but we didn't make it... More

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Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I ordered the fish and chips....biggest mistake I ever made....fries and fish were burnt and cooked in oil that smelled and tasted rotten....it was nauseating. I didn't want to complain as I am typically not a complainer but my wife and daughter tried it and felt like throwing up. We brought it to the attention of the server who got... More

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toronto
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Fun, good food, great view, outsanding staff. Our first visit was for a pancake breakfast. Fluffy, hot, with butter, syrup, and whipped cream. Great way to start a day. Our next visit a couple of days later was dinner. I had the seafood linguini, my guest had the pan seared salmon. We both were totally pleased with our choices. The... More

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Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Dont go for the ribs unless you like them crunchy. I prefer a slow cooked, soft and tender type. Everything was good, drinks, service, value.

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Toronto, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

My husband and I stopped in here on our way up to our room. The local beer QV light was and delicious! I had a Caesar, which had a great level of spice, and tasty celery salt mix on the rim. The celery and lime were fresh and generous. The location has a beautiful view of the harbour at night,... More

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Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The restaurant staff were very pleasant and the service was excellent. Although the restaurant is a little outdated it was very clean. I would recommend the restaurant....especially the mussels.

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New Haven
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96 reviews 96 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The food was bland with meagre portions and way overpriced. We would advise finding an alternative unless you're in a hurry and need to eat at the restaurant.

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Toronto, Canada
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

Too bad because the views from the dining room are beautiful. Overpriced, stale and in need of a major facelift. Specifically asked if the fish was fresh with an answer of "yes".... Can't fool a native newf! It wasn't fresh. Our service was soooo slow and it seemed our waiter would've liked to have been anywhere other than doing his... More

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