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Hot Rocks Creative Diner

728 Anderson St, Whitby, Ontario L1N 3V6, Canada
(905) 668-8600
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Ranked #44 of 241 Restaurants in Whitby
Price range: $0 - $100
Cuisines: European, Pizza, Continental
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Ontario's Near North, Canada
Top Contributor
140 reviews 140 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

This used to be one of my favourite restaurants in Whitby. The food was always top-notch and 'creative' just like the name. But what was once a 'creative' diner is now 'vegetative' with its fare now falling well below par. The pizza just does not taste like it used to. The half roasted chicken was not crispy, well seasoned or... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

I absolutely love Hot Rocks! They have a great menu, excellent daily specials, great pizza, friendly and professional staff and a great atmosphere. It is more expensive then your typical restaurant but it is well worth it!

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Toronto, Canada
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This is a wonderful restaurant. It is beautiful inside and outside. Surprising because it is in a strip mall but it is truly lovely and the patio looks really nice too because of the greenery. The pizzas are truly amazing, the wood oven, I think, is key to a nice crispy crust. We went with friends who swear by this... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

I came here with my girlfriend and another friend on a Thursday evening. The Wood burnt pizzas where cooked perfectly and the Caesar salad is absolutely delicious. We also had the coconut shrimp with chipotle plum sauce which was great as well. Dessert was vanilla Creme Brule. Our server was friendly and attentive. Overall decent prices for the quality of... More

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Oshawa, Canada
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

My partner and I went to Hot Rocks for dinner tonight. She had been before and liked the food. The restaurant was quite empty so I was quite surprised when she sat us right beside the servers work station. I should have said something then as we spent our dinner watching two young girls texting and eating pizza. Our waitress... More

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Port perry
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Have been there many times, the old menu had a pizza named "mary had a little lamb", oh my my it was delicious. The newest menu (june 24, 2014) has a bacon cheeseburger which my boyfriend had and it was amazing. The juice dripping down your arms while you eat it. Amazing I had the chicken, shrimp and sausage pasta.... More

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Whitby, Canada
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

A great menu, good atmosphere and friendly helpful staff. Great for lunch or dinner! Nice spot to stop for a drink. Plenty of parking.

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Whitby, Canada
15 reviews 15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Visited this restaurant several times as a couple and with friends - every meal was unique and well-prepared. The staff was extra friendly and made the experience vey homey. Because or this, we chose them to cater a company dinner that was over the top successful. Food arrived timely, with detailed instructions on serving, and all guests raved about it.... More

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Hot Rocks Creative Diner was a great experience in both food and service for our group of 8. The food was delicious and the combinations of the food choices were very unique! Not what you expect in a small town outside of Toronto. If you find yourself in Whitby, go and experience it.

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Top Contributor
240 reviews 240 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
160 helpful votes 160 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

I went here for a Sunday dinner with my mom. She had been wanting to try this place out. She ordered a pizza and I ordered the sausage ravioli. Her pizza looked average- if you are going to claim that you make wood-fire pizzas I am expecting something amazing with fresh toppings. My ravoli had potential as it was all... More

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