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Two Whales Coffee Shop

99 Main Road, Port Rexton, Newfoundland and Labrador A0C 2H0, Canada
+1 709-464-3928
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (65 reviews)
“paninis” (30 reviews)
“brownie” (38 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Canadian, Soups, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
99 Main Road, Port Rexton, Newfoundland and Labrador A0C 2H0, Canada
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Reviewed October 30, 2018

Daniel Champagne,his musical talent just blew us away.An intimate musical experience was had by all who ventured out on this foggy Port Rexton night.Thank you to the performers and to the owners of Two Whales Café!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank GeriO504
Reviewed October 8, 2018

Two Whales serves tasty paninis, soup and baked goods. They have a cozy setting with friendly staff. A lovely place to lunch during your travels.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Neil H
Reviewed October 1, 2018

We had delicious soup and coffee at this small shop. Very clean - great food - wonderful service! Strongly recommend having lunch here before or after the Skerwink Trail.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank carolajr888
Reviewed September 30, 2018

Loved the coffees, and the treats! Ingredients were fresh, and all of the choices were right up my ally. The service was genuine and friendly. A must stop for the best coffee in Newfoundland.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank mewtjm
Reviewed September 24, 2018

Two Whales is an oasis in a desert of mediocre cafes that abound in these parts - family run, friendly, really tasty baked goods, great coffee and a pleasant location near the sea. We visited on successive days (the first a truly awful weather day,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Kathryn M
Reviewed September 9, 2018

Was passing through Port Rexton today and went into the Two Whales Coffee Shop for a take away latte. It was the BEST latte that I have had in Eastern Newfoundland. Can’t wait to go by there again for another. It was yummy! And served...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank p_lahey
Reviewed September 9, 2018

I went there because the fish and chips place was sold out. I had a panini and free refill coffee. It was very busy during the lunch hours. Locals and travellers mingle. It's lovely place to get home-made food in a very nice atmosphere.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Grit A
Reviewed September 6, 2018

Always loved Two Whales, and on a visit this past weekend they didn't disappoint. The place was packed and we had to wait a few minutes for a table. Had the brie cheese and berry chutney panini - fantastic! Their dessert case is amazing and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank SueAnn709
Reviewed September 4, 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our lunch which served such interesting and inventive meals. The service was friendly and outstanding.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank hmg51
Reviewed August 31, 2018

Not a disaster, but considering all of the accolades it receives, we were definitely underwhelmed. We (a party of 3) were enroute to Bonavista and stopped in for takeaway coffee and some baked goods. For one medium coffee and 4 baked items, it was a...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $13
Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99 Main Road, Port Rexton, Newfoundland and Labrador A0C 2H0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  Port Rexton
  • Phone Number: +1 709-464-3928
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We are closed for the season - reopening 27 April 2019. Two Whales is a small, family run, independent coffee shop and restaurant overlooking Robin Hood Bay in the small township of Port Rexton on the Bonavista Peninsula. This is our 10th season in business and our reputation grows every year. According to many of our customers we serve the best espresso coffees on the island - we feel it is a combination of great beans (from Jumping Bean in St John's), our espresso machine, skill, our well water and a bit of Two Whales magic! We serve a range of premium teas and soft drinks including our special homemade organic lemonade. Part of our philosophy is that we do not serve anything that we will not eat or drink ourselves. We serve delicious, healthy vegetarian food and yummy cakes. We use as much organic and/or locally sourced ingredients as we can, make and bake just about everything ourselves in our own kitchen and take great care in what we do.
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