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St. John's Fish Exchange Kitchen & Wet Bar


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2019 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Seafood, Grill, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options

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Urban and hip with an authentic twist that hearkens back to the soul of the City, SJFX is a casual restaurant with great food and loads of atmosphere where anyone will feel welcome. Featuring fresh seafood dishes, all the grill favourites and signature cocktails that offer creative takes on local classics.
$11 - $49
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Seafood, Grill, Canadian
Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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All reviews halibut seafood crab dip arctic char surf and turf pappardelle root vegetables chowder tacos fries chicken no reservation john's harbour sat at the bar daily specials an appetizer menu items
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Reviewed yesterday

We went in early evening without a reservation. They did seat us at a table in the bar area where there was a lot of traffic. We ordered the cod cheeks appetizer, which is supposed to be very good. What we received was over cooked...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank 2TucsonTrvls
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The food was slow to arrive and was cold. Fish and chips is basic and should be easy to do well especially considering the price. It was cold. We mentioned it and the response was as cool as the cod. Our appetizers were also a...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We ordered oysters and mussels as a starter. The oysters were brought up a good 10 minutes ahead of the mussels which they explained had got forgotten due to an allergy one of our party has. Sadly I was told to eat my oysters ahead...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Mikeferndown
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a big loud place with excellent menu and superb staff. It is popular, including tour groups, and they know how to price. But do recommend it but make sure to have reservation if at night. Not chi chi. There are others in town...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank D9794RCtoml
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were visiting from Ontario for a special dinner. Made a reservation for a party of 8 which was confirmed on the phone. We got there and waited 45min for the table. Listened to the hostesses making up excuses the whole time. Once we sat...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Barbara-Annem
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love the location. Service was great too. Food was fresh, big portions but good casual dining. Busy spot so reserve.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank happyKD
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were quite disappointed as we had called to make sure they had lobster for dinner. We got there placed our order and then to be told that they had no more lobster. Thought that was not good. They offered us some surf turf lobster...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Melody A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great service, friendly staff, good food and value for money. Lacked a bitter when we visited and the 3 IPAs were all similarly flowery, but that’s just my personal taste.

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank andrewdA5102RT
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited them on May 21, and were SO impressed that we returned for a birthday celebration dinner on May 22. Selection is GREAT, Halibut was cooked PERFECTLY. Mussels, and scallops were amazing. Lots of other choices. Most important: plates were HOT ... AND the...More

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank Eric S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was fantastic, the service good and the relaxed atmosphere was enjoyable. The restaurant was at least 80% full but there was room for movement without feeling crowded.

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank Chris H
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February 16, 2019|
Response from rickcardo | Reviewed this property |
Call up should be fine .
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