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Nanny's Root Cellar Kitchen

Canadian, Soups
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Orange Hall, Elliston, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
709 468-7998
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Livingston, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We wanted something "different" and "authentic"....not designer soups or salads and this was perfect. We finally were able to taste the "fish and brewis" and "cod tongues" that we'd read about and they were both great! Our server, who has been there for five years, suggested going easy on the molasses that's served with the fish and brewis. Great suggestion.... More 

Thank Cathy B
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The pea soup and partridgeberry crisp were fabulous. Make sure you bring cash; they cannot accept other forms of payment.

Thank Donna I
Montreal, Canada
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for lunch after seeing the puffins on our way to Bonavista. Yes, they only take cash and even though the sign out front says "licensed" - they are not. The food is not inexpensive, but it is homemade and quite toothsome. Wife had chowder ( it was very good) and a large salad (the first veggies in... More 

Thank Dr M
Ridgetown, Canada
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In a former Orange Hall, easy walk from anywhere in Elliston. Nice service, we both had excellent chowder and patridgeberry crumble, along with other good Newfoundland dishes. If you're staying in Elliston or nearby, definitely worth visiting.

Thank Greg R
Ontario, Canada
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45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lunch in this restaurant was different than expected. Its not in a root cellar but a former Orange Hall. Standard Newfoundland seafood, well cooked but we found a tad expensive for lunch.

Thank David T
Yarker, Ontario
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived to find out they only accepted cash - 'today' - a hand-written sign at the entrance informed us. We had heard from others at our B&B that the day before they'd had the same experience so clearly it wasn't just 'today'. We went to the local convenience store where they charged us 10% to do cash-back on our... More 

Thank RobinMartinPenrose
DownEast and Acadia Maine, Maine
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hot turkey sandwich covered with gravy mashed potatoes covered with gravy cranberry juice. And, for dessert bread pudding with vanilla ice cream

Thank Bob R
Taunton, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Fresh food Newfoundland style Great fish and chips, large salads, pan fried cod, Was a cash only location

Thank 821Bee
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

We loved our dinner at Nanny's Root Cellar! The restaurant, personnel, and menu were total Newfoundland. The food was delicious and our server was so friendly! We loved it!

Thank Leeann P
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

I have been eating fish and chips all over the island. It's my favorite meal. This place has the best batter so far. It's a delicious beer batter that is unforgettable!

Thank thalamus1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Canadian, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Orange Hall, Elliston, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  Elliston
  • Phone Number: 709 468-7998

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?