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Hot Rocks Creative Diner

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728 Anderson St, Whitby, Ontario L1N 3V6, Canada
(905) 668-8600
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Whitby, Ontario
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3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We frequently eat out in Whitby and enjoy many of the local restaurants. On this particular evening, we wanted to have a good glass of wine and share a pizza. Upon arrival, we were given a menu that had seen better days. It was dirty and ragged. Glasses of water were put in front of us that were scratched and... More 

Thank MattandJudy2010
Oshawa, Canada
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41 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Local fave. We haven't been for a few years but not because we didn't want to just weren't able. We like to celebrate our anniversary here and tonight did not disappoint. Service was fantastic and food even better. Forgot to take pictures but we both had a pizza mine was gluten free and it was the best I have ever... More 

Thank Terry J
Whitby, Canada
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hot Rocks is a family favourite, within walking distance should we choose to get there on foot. The menu is varied, their wine selection is quite good, and their wood fired pizza is excellent. Personally, I am a huge fan of their Lamb Shank dinner offering...it is excellent every time. An excellent venue to dine with family, friends, or a... More 

Thank Cynthia W
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Delicious thin crust pizza...ordered the MVP and jerk pizza. Price reasonable. Service amazing! Only 10 mins away from where we live in Brooklin. Will come back again

Thank Kathleen T
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62 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Really nice food...tasty. staff were attentive and friendly and worked the floor well. Nice mix of beers and cocktails. Would return and recommend

Thank Hackers123
Toronto, Canada
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154 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

My husband and I recently went out for dinner at Hot Rocks with my aunt on her recommendation. The restaurant was quiet on the night we were there and our server was friendly and attentive. The menu has quite a few "comfort food" items on it and specializes in meat and seafood. I was disappointed at the lack of vegetarian... More 

Thank theRoamingMurphys
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

So far I've only had salads here and they have all been absolutely delicious. But I've side eyed the pizza at the table next to me and by the look, smell and the customers' reaction they have to be next on my list. The service is professional but in a casual and very friendly way. They make you feel like... More 

Thank Zephyr5154
Brooklin, Canada
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59 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

For a change we decided to have our Friday evening dinner here. We were seated immediately (without a reservation). The menu has some creative items. We shared the Focaccia to start. I had the Macedonian salad with chicken. It was delicious. My wife had the short ribs pizza, equally good. The staff were friendly and attentive. We will return.

Thank Easyville
Whitby, Canada
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Visited with a group of friends and enjoyed a delicious lunch and a pleasant time. The second visit was with a couple we have known for over 40 years and we enjoyed a very fun lunch together - good food and good memories as our children grew up as good friends. Recommended for good service and food at a reasonable... More 

Thank AllenDB
Ajax, Ontario, Canada
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

All six of us enjoyed our dinners very much. Our waitress was outstanding. The mood in the restaurant was lively. Couldn't ask for more.

Thank Lizabeth55

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
Italian, Pizza, Canadian, International, European
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
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
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 728 Anderson St, Whitby, Ontario L1N 3V6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Whitby
  • Phone Number: (905) 668-8600

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