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Merlo's Press and Bean

) #133 of 291 Restaurants in St. John's $$ - $$$ ,
291 Water St | Klima, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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Canadian, Contemporary
$$ - $$$
291 Water St | Klima, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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Reviewed April 30, 2017 via mobile

This is closed at this location. Owners have opened at another location on the other side of town with a completely different menu and different name.

Reviewed January 11, 2017

This is a nice place to eat out for a special occasion or just a nice dinner or lunch. I love their pan fried cod three course meal. It's located downdown St. John's a great place to take a walk around at stores also

Thank Rainnie2015
Reviewed August 30, 2016

Excellent meal on a Monday night. Menu had a good variety with unexpected asian entrees among standard fare. Seafood chowder was exceptional - hearty, well flavored and steaming hot. Vancouver Panini was outstanding. The cod dinner was also superb - perfectly cooked fish and tasty...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere, service and food. Had ordered the red pepper soup and hadn't realized it was spicy. Tasted good, but couldn't eat it. Waitress asked if there was a problem and I told her that I couldn't drink the soup. She asked if I'd like...More

Thank sandrafowlow
Reviewed May 6, 2016

Merlot has many locations in town this is a great one for healthy eating choices like stir fry meals. I am never disappointed with a Merlos meal.

Thank bdivmedia
Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

Food was great. Josh, our waiter was polite, friendly and quite attentive. Good location, lots of parking, unlike downtown.

Thank darrellg123
Reviewed January 25, 2016

Merlo's Press & Bean is a great place for lunch. Try their strawberry spinach salad. Their Vancouver sandwich is the best. Definitely will go back.

Thank GBL112
Reviewed January 10, 2016

January 9, 2016 for dinner. Atmosphere wrecked by loud music... Waitress got the order wrong amid all that noise.. Really too bad since it is a nice place and the food is good. We will only visit again if they promise to turn down the...More

Thank Ford A
Reviewed December 12, 2015

I had not dined at the Press & Bean on Torbay Road in some time and in that time the quality of the food has gone downhill!! The restaurant itself is tired and old, could definitely use a re-vamp. The menus given to me &...More

Thank Dawn F
Reviewed October 27, 2015

Very nice atmosphere with great menu...especially liked the blackened salmon as well as their stir fries....desserts are very good as well..

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Canadian, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 291 Water St | Klima, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  St. John's
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There are 2 restaurants by the same name. Tripadvisor already lists the one on Torbay Road. However, it is worth listing this one also because it is in a more central location and because the food, atmosphere, and service differ between the two locations.
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