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Mallard Cottage

8 Barrows Rd | Quidi Vidi Village, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1A 1G8, Canada
+1 709-237-7314
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (234 reviews)
“pork” (51 reviews)
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Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8 Barrows Rd | Quidi Vidi Village, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1A 1G8, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

After having had a disappointing evening meal at Mallard Cottage in September, I decided that brunch might be a better option so I took my guy there for a birthday treat. The menu was nothing special, service was very, very slow, and the food was...More

Thank Barb B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the best dinner in more than a week touring Newfoundland. The dining environment was homey yet classy, the staff extremely competent, and the meal, well, every offering in the very small menu was exquisite, properly prepared, and uniquely flavoured. Cocktails were great, and...More

Thank Mezcal_Tours
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an amazing spot for brunch in Quidi Vidi. We opted for the brunch platter at $25 each and were not disappointed. Family style serving of eggs, French toast, bacon, sausage, beans and a ton of other good stuff. Great ambience and service. I’ve been...More

Thank Wes C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have eaten here a few times on my visits to St. John's now, and the service and food quality are impeccable. You are greeted with a smile every time, and the service staff are very genuine and ensure you have a perfect experience. The...More

Thank PeterB123789
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in St. John's for Thanksgiving with family and friends, and one of us who had been before said Mallard Cottage was a must. We thought we would try it for lunch our first day, but found online in the entire 5 day visit...More

Thank J P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently had Sunday Brunch. Food was ok. Really liked the dessert table. Staff was excellent. Place was busy and vibrant, but a little too noisy for me. Building is quaint and full of history. The debit/credit card machine was down so had to pay in...More

Thank JKR2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Though large, order the brunch special and sample a little of everything that this great restaurant has to offer. You might be overfull, but a few hundred feet north-ish of Quidi Vidi Harbour is a superlative sample of the East Coast Trail to walk away...More

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We began our trip to NL with a stop in Quidy Viddy. The brewery is a must stop with a great view of the bay. We then headed to eat at Mallard Cottage. My wife was lucky enough to get reservations before we came in...More

1  Thank Terry F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food selection,. great beer ,...nice friendly atmosphere. Cool dessert table. Can't wait to go again.

Thank DeanH1307
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had booked Sunday brunch at the Mallard Cottage in advance, and I was glad we didn't just drop in. It's a busy place! We saw a number of people turned away because the restaurant was fully booked. Food was excellent. We opted to have...More

1  Thank SBJEinToronto
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June 13, 2018|
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Response from Evolution73 | Reviewed this property |
Not certain about the brunch times. We went at dinner time. Pretty certain I saw high chairs there when I went.
Nancy-Lee L
August 13, 2017|
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Response from ahead12 | Reviewed this property |
$60.00 pp
May 28, 2017|
Response from Vipin_Shankar | Reviewed this property |
Hi, they have a lobster supper on mondays at 5pm (summer hours from May 1)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Barrows Rd | Quidi Vidi Village, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1A 1G8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  St. John's
  • Phone Number: +1 709-237-7314
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