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Oliver's Restaurant

$$$$, , Vegetarian Friendly
160 Water St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1A9, Canada
+1 709-754-6444
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood platter” (41 reviews)
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Canadian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
160 Water St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1A9, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a dinner for 2 on a Tuesday night - and glad that we made reservations - as at least 2 dozen people that turned up while we ate were turned away - a very popular place. The service was very good. The timing...More

Thank gkach53
Reviewed 2 days ago

Our reservation was made for 6:00. A couple days before, we called to see if we could change it to 6:30. We were told no because they were fully booked for that particular evening, but we could have 6:15. What a joke, we arrived at...More

Thank Ruth G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Check this place out!Good selection of beers and wines!Seafood dine perfectly,Prices good and service quick and friendly!

Thank rickcardo
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I was in town for just one day and was looking for a restaurant that combined fine dining and local specialties. Oliver's is amazing for that. Great wine, amazing food and outstanding service. Thank you!

Thank sarine b
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

While visiting St John’s for the Iceberg Alley Music Festival, I dropped in for a late lunch. The cod tongues with scrunchions were amazing!!! The hosts were Newfoundland friendly and helpful. If you are looking for lunch in St John’s, you need look no further...More

Thank Renee E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very close to centre of town. Small Intimate dining. Chose this restaurant after seeing it on trip advisor. Definitely not disappointed. The owner Cal visited our table, an incredible interesting gentleman, very informed about the seafood we were enjoying. The waiters were extremely informative helpful...More

Thank decisions
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the shrimp appetizer to the chocolate dessert, Olivers is an all-around good restaurant. We really enjoyed the pan-fried cod!

Thank D A F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely date night on our last night out in St John's. Quiet, intimate spot with a great wine list, delicious food, and warm service. Pricey but worth the treat.

Thank stephslange
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first time at Oliver's and I was really impressed. If you're looking for somewhere to enjoy a quality meal in a more relaxing environment this is a great choice. The small venue and knowledgeable staff make for comfortable patrons. We skipped a...More

Thank DiesForAScoff
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an extraordinary dinner at Olivers. The special of the day was a seafood risotto for my guy. He ate as slowly as possible to enjoy every scrumptious bite. I had the seafood platter and assumed it was Gluten free. Alas - when I...More

1  Thank EllaRohl
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June 4, 2016|
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Response from Calvin38 | Property representative |
Hi. We highly recommend reservations.1-709-754-6444 Thanks. Cal
February 28, 2015|
Response from Calvin38 | Property representative |
Hi, Casual to business casual. Thanks Cal
February 28, 2015|
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Response from Ellepow | Reviewed this property |
There really is no dress code as such- You would be welcome in casual dress or more formal attire- It depends on your occasion. The staff at Oliver's would welcome you and make you feel comfortable in whatever you would be... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $31
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 160 Water St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1A9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  St. John's
  • Phone Number: +1 709-754-6444
  • E-mail
Intimate restaurant in the heart of downtown St. John's, Newfoundland. Operating for over 17 years,Oliver's is a favourite for great seafood, steaks, fresh pastas and mouthwatering housemade desserts. Featuring intimate booths, warm colours and a fantastic wine list. Serving lunch and dinner weekdays and brunch and dinner on weekends.
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