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Chinched Bistro

7 Queen St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 4B5, Canada
+1 709-722-3100
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“charcuterie” (32 reviews)
“pavlova” (12 reviews)
“pigs ears” (7 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7 Queen St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 4B5, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are tired of seafood and want to fabulous pork dishes and charcuterie this is the place to go. Excellent service and unique offerings. The pigs ears fries were so good - crunchy and tossed in buffalo sauce. The cauliflower was a highlight. The...More

Thank Jessica G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to celebrate my birthday with my wife and folks. We had another fantastic meal at Chinched, as always. They really have found their groove in the new location with the small plates/sharing menu. We almost conquered the whole menu on this visit. They also...More

Thank andrewhitchen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So I ordered as recommended some pig ear fries! I thought it was fries shaped like pig ears! So when my order came through, I thought the fries were kinda chewy! Until I was told that they are actually made of pig ears!!! Crunchy, well...More

Thank Mutukwa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While mostly known for there great dinner menu, I recently discovered they have lunch menu too. Small sandwich menu, but amazing. This lunch option hasn’t been truly discovered yet so take advantage before it gets really busy. All sandwiches use house made meats, all breads...More

Thank honestskipper
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Three of us had an early dinner after a long day at a conference. We shared a charcuterie board and miso crusted cauliflower. Two of us tried the corn dog special and the other had turkey wings. The food was amazing. All of the sausage...More

Thank Dan L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Just ok. Read reviews and thought it would be great. It was fine. Pavlova was dry. Needed custard and more whipped cream.

Thank Sally Z
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The server was frendly and the food overall tasty. My wife thought the miso crusted cauliflower was a bit too spicy and i must admit it did have quite a kick. The shank steak was a bit less than medium rare which was fine for...More

Thank Reese23
Reviewed April 27, 2018

Went for a feature menu that Chinced was offering over the last couple of months for Thursday nights... "Chef's Choice". 3 courses at $40/person. Knowing how good the food at Chinched is and how creative their kitchen staff can be, we were more than happy...More

Thank andrewhitchen
Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

We picked up a couple sandwiches here before heading on the ferry to Bell Island. Delicious sandwiches, the charcuterie is very tasty and nice sauces as well. We were glad our toddler was full of fruit and yogurt from snack time as we did not...More

Thank E W
Reviewed April 6, 2018

I had not been at the old location but my spouse was and kept raving about it. I really appreciated the range of beers on tap. The bartender was extremely knowledgeable. I also noticed that they had Teelings Irish Whiskey. I had toured this distillery...More

Thank NotaPickyGuy
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Cait M
June 29, 2016|
Response from CTRocks | Reviewed this property |
There are very few seats downstairs and the space is very tight. The rest of the tables are upstairs and I didn't see an elevator.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Queen St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 4B5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  St. John's
  • Phone Number: +1 709-722-3100
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Chinched offers a creative dining experience with a focus on hand crafted gourmet food prepared with traditional preservation techniques, sustainable methods and whole animal butchery. Attention to detail, casual atmosphere, thoughtful wine and drink lists and creative menu offerings are prepared and executed by a very dedicated team at Chinched.
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