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Hot Rocks Creative Diner

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

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Thank Cynthia W
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

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Thank Kathleen T
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

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Thank Hackers123
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 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 

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Thank theRoamingMurphys
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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 

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Thank Zephyr5154
Brooklin, Canada
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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.

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Thank Easyville
Whitby, Canada
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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 

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Thank AllenDB
Ajax, Ontario, Canada
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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.

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Thank Lizabeth55
Toronto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

Well, my girlfriend took me out for dinner for my birthday and I suggested Hot Rocks in Whitby. I had eaten there twice before and it was very good. I ordered the Lamb which was outstanding, delicious. Unfortunately my friend ordered the steak and it was awful...smothered in heavy sauce and very thin for a strip sirloin. Needless to say... More 

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Thank SylviaToronto
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

My first experience at Hot Rocks was just over a year ago and it hasn't failed once! It is an absolutely delicious restaurant and in my opinion, a staple of Whitby. I have had everything from the calamari, to the orzo to my own pizza concoction and everything has been very fantastic. The service is great and the wait staff... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$100
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Canadian, International, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
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?