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Back Cove Cafe

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Main Street, Cow Head, Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland and Labrador A0K 2A0, Canada
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Overview
  • Excellent13%
  • Very good40%
  • Average20%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible17%
Travellers talk about
“french fries” (2 reviews)
“moose burgers” (3 reviews)
“cove cafe” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
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Canadian
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LOCATION
Main Street, Cow Head, Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland and Labrador A0K 2A0, Canada
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

the Back Cove Cafe is a diner, so no real ambience. We met interesting diners and enjoyed chatting. The fish and chips were delicious and plentiful. Service was a little slow because the staff were busy busy busy.

Thank Elizabeth and J... R
Reviewed 27 August 2017

This is a small cafe in the Cow Head area, and they also send crafts. We had the fish and chips, dressing and gravy - I would call it very average, but my husband really didn't care for it all, he thought the fish, the...More

Thank 45DegreesNorth
Reviewed 19 July 2017

My husband and I ate at the Back Cove and had a good experience. We had gone in early in the afternoon to get an ice cream cone. We each got two scoops in a waffle cone- cost us $12.00 all together which wasn't bad...More

Thank dangerouslemons
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Had fries dressing and gravy.It was just ok..Server brought out a piece of Canada Day birthday cake being that it was July 1st.Small portion but free ...about 1 inch square.It was the thought that counted I guess.I would return

Thank Robert G
Reviewed 26 June 2017

I have stayed away from writing reviews on anything, but when I had this "seafood chowder" I felt the need to say something. It was just a meager bowl of pasty white hot water with too much pepper a few diced vegetables and no seafood...More

Thank Island_Lifer2017
Reviewed 25 June 2017

I have to say, this was the absolute WORSE seafood chowder I have ever had in my life. Living in Newfoundland, you have to expect good seafood chowder, or at least great fish chowder, this was neither. I was a gluey paste of flour, too...More

Thank FishermansBlues
Reviewed 21 June 2017

We had lunch here and everyone's meals were very good. It was busy as it was lunch and only one lady doing all the work so a bit slow but the wait was worth it as the meal was good. I had turkey soup ,...More

Thank AustraliaSpecial
Reviewed 19 June 2017

It's a tiny local cafe with seafood - and other local foods. We had the moose stew, and it was so good that we could hardly wait to get there another time to enjoy it again!

Thank CarlFondaver
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Great little spot in Cow Head. Really only other spot than Shallow Bay. Seafood specialties. Very ggod value.

Thank TandAM
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Ignored the bad reviews and took a chance. Had fresh cod with chips. It was very good. Cooked perfect, light batter and moist fish. Fish servings not very big but we enjoyed the meal.

Thank SandGlike2travel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Canadian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Cow Head, Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland and Labrador A0K 2A0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  Gros Morne National Park  >  Cow Head
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