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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, Canada
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159 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife booked reservations for a Saturday evening at 6:30 and it is a good thing she did. The place was packed. We ordered a pizza and a glass of wine each. Service was really good; but the pizza was great. As good ad any in the area. The tables are close together so no intimacy.

Thank Edwin G
Ajax, Canada
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67 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place is tucked away so it's a good idea to have the exact address, we drove by it even knowing it was hidden. The place is rustic and is noisy at lunch. I had a chicken special and the bride had a grilled spare rib cheese sandwich, both were very good. Shoe string French Fries which I don't like.... More 

Thank Local-traveller63
Whitby, Ontario
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 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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47 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 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 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 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 bubbles 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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63 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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60 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Pizza, Canadian, International, European, Gluten Free Options
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
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?