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Rocket Bakery and Fresh Food

272 Water St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1B7, Canada
+1 709-738-2015
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (109 reviews)
“cinnamon buns” (29 reviews)
“turnover” (27 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Canadian, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
272 Water St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1B7, Canada
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1 - 10 of 1,047 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place was very confusing with the layout. The staff seemed uninterested in helping people. It took forever and the bread was so hard we couldn’t eat the sandwiches. Coffee is good.

Thank Kristin B
Reviewed yesterday

It looks nothing much from outside but this bakery does lovely fresh food at all hours of the day. Staffed by young people it has a quirky slightly off beat air but the food is excellent, everyone is very enthusiastic and the prices seemed very...More

Thank Sharon H
Reviewed 2 days ago

I've only had breakfast and a sweet, with very large pots of tea. The breakfast granola is made in house and full of flavor. I do wish the fruit salad was more interesting and slightly larger. I also ordered the lemon tart for an afternoon...More

Thank JustErinF
Reviewed 3 days ago

Loved this place. Great food, and baked goods. We bought great sandwiches and made our own picnic for ferryland lighthouse

Thank PatG827
Kelly M, Owner at Rocket Bakery and Fresh Food, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi PatG827! Thanks for your review! Hope you had a great time (and picnic) in Ferryland! :) Cheers, Kelly

Reviewed 4 days ago

Ate breakfast here our first full day in St. John's. The ordering system is a little confusing at first but the coffee and food are all of great quality, the staff are friendly, and the space is both visually interesting and comfortable. I didn't have...More

Thank Pimlicogirl
Kelly M, Owner at Rocket Bakery and Fresh Food, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Pimlicogirl! Thanks for your review! We really appreciate that you took the time to let us know you enjoyed your Rocket experience! :) Cheers, Kelly

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Not only all kinds of fresh goodies but mild, medium and dark roast coffees to go or eat in. Cute cafe with free wifi.

Thank Debbie M
Kelly M, Owner at Rocket Bakery and Fresh Food, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Debbie! Thanks for taking the time to write a review about Rocket. We really appreciate it! Cheers, Kelly

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visiting this amazing place should be a requirement of every visitor to St. John’s. I love it so much I go multiple times each day that I am there and always have their fish cakes with tartar sauce every day at lunch time and often...More

1  Thank Robert E
Kelly M, Owner at Rocket Bakery and Fresh Food, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Robert! Wow! Thanks so much for your review! We really appreciate it! And you're right! We love visitors from near and far! Hope to see you again, soon! Cheers, Kelly

Reviewed 6 days ago

We had the fresh almond crossants - very nice. It was very busy with a wide range of ages dropping by for the pastries & lunch. We were greeted by a staff member who asked if we were familar with the place. This was our...More

Thank Debbie L
Kelly M, Owner at Rocket Bakery and Fresh Food, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Debbie! Thanks so much for your review! We're happy you enjoyed your "Rocket Experience"! Cheers, Kelly

Reviewed 1 week ago

Innovative sandwiches choices and a wide range of unique light bites. Cool shabby chic atmosphere. Three of us were there for lunch and two were very happy with their choices. One sandwich was just a touch too dry although tasty but may be a matter...More

Thank Brian M
Kelly M, Owner at Rocket Bakery and Fresh Food, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Brian M! Thanks so much for taking the time to let us know how we did! Hope you can come back soon! Cheers, Kelly

Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed coffee and fishcakes here when starting the day. We were also fortunate enough to catch a jam session one night on our way by. Easily accessible there on Water Street. Great energy and warm feel.

Thank braincandy19
Kelly M, Owner at Rocket Bakery and Fresh Food, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi braincandy19! Thanks so much for your review! We really appreciate the time you took to write it! Hope to see you back soon! Cheers, Kelly

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Response from Kelly M | Property representative |
Hi! Yes! We have free WiFi and plugs to recharge your computer! Kelly
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$2 - US$23
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Monday
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Thursday
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 272 Water St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1B7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  St. John's
  • Phone Number: +1 709-738-2015
  • E-mail
Description
Rocket Bakery & Fresh Food offers scrumptious, made-from-scratch handmade breads, desserts, prepared hot and cold specialties, excellent coffee and food-lover groceries in a warm, casual, heritage space at 272 Water Street in downtown St. John's. Try our no-flour-added soups, salads and desserts, too!
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