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The Rooms Cafe

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$$ - $$$Cafe, , Soups
9 Bonaventure Ave, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 3Y9, Canada
+1 709-757-8097
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Cafe, Canadian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
9 Bonaventure Ave, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 3Y9, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Food was excellent, service was efficient but extremely robotic. The grilled veggie panini is amazing.

Thank EKT2011
Reviewed yesterday

After a tour of the gallery we went up to cafe. It may have been a bad choice on our part but we wanted to know what they could do with fish cakes. Apart from charge for them, they could do very little. Little being...More

Thank tom h
Reviewed 3 days ago

Nice spot with a great view for a relaxed lunch. Food is good and servers are friendly. The menu has lots to offer and prices are reasonable. There is pay parking in front and wheelchair access available. After lunch, take a walk through the displays...More

Thank molley59
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited the rooms during one of the first, which will be annual trip to St. John's. Enjoyed lunch with an old friend from College. Service was efficient, the staff were extremely friendly and food was hot and delicious! Will definitely recommend to future clients!

Thank John V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tried the featured special, BBQ pork belly over scalloped potatoes and baby spinach. Carmalized pork belly was perfect, scalloped potatoes not overly creamy, just the right texture. My wife had the Lobster Nicoise Salad, Lobster super moist, fresh greens and the dressing was not overpowering....More

Thank PeterDa1956
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was excellent and the views stunning. The service was above par. A must visit when you are at the Rooms.

Thank Omar B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The cafe is on the 4th floor and the view overlooking St. John's is spectacular, but the food was dismal and a total disappointment. The Lobster Nicoise salad and mystery dressing was barely edible and overpriced. Enjoy the fabulous museum, but eat beforehand.

Thank dkb60
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have eaten at the Rooms Cafe many times, the food is consistently excellent quality and when the weather co-operates, the views of St. John's are spectacular. The cafe offers vegetarian and Gluten free options, with enough selection to please children and adults. While the...More

Thank Michele F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch there after a lovely day at the museum. Local specialties offered. Not very different from the food that you can get anywhere in Newfoundland, but the setting is spectacular! Best view of St John's from the restaurant windows!

Thank cbcsw
Reviewed 17 August 2017

If you plan to have lunch here, get your name on the wait list when you enter the museum. We waited 45 minutes for a table, then 1/2 hour for our food. Maybe it was an exceptionally busy Wednesday afternoon (after2:00pm). The food, especially seafood...More

Thank mary h
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Helen B
29 May 2017|
Response from jobird65 | Reviewed this property |
Yes to salads and gf and I would highly recommend making a reservation for a Saturday lunch. It can get busy.
5 June 2016|
Response from jaemichael | Reviewed this property |
wow why do you not phone the restaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Bonaventure Ave, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 3Y9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  St. John's>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 709-757-8097
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