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Rocket Bakery and Fresh Food

) #4 of 295 Restaurants in St. John's $$ - $$$ American, , Cafe
272 Water St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1B7, Canada
+1 709-738-2015
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sandwiches” (94 reviews)
“sausage roll” (26 reviews)
“turnover” (24 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 20:00All hours
American, Canadian, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
272 Water St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1B7, Canada
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Reviewed 18 March 2017

We went to the Rocket Bakery twice during our stay in St. John's - once for breakfast and once for lunch. Both were delicious. We like the quirky style of the eating area. It is nice that they have jugs of ice water that you...More

Thank wloo11
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The rocket bakery is a great spot to have a quick coffee and one of their diet breaking pastries or a quick lunch. They offer a great variety of foods so you'll be sure to find something to please your tastebuds. With the addition of...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

First time there. Just wondering around looking for sandwich. Making sense of the counter layout. Found it! Cuban daily special. Gf has a breakfast biscuit. Want cold bevy, no prices shown, bottle of coke. Ouch! 3$ for each coke! I wanted a glass of water...More

Thank ToddN346
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Great place for a casual lunch. Nice sandwiches, soup and salads. You have the option to eat in or take your meal to go. I had the Thai chicken soup, fish cake and quinoa salad. Though the price was a bit high the soup was...More

Thank Jody216
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Came here 10am to purchase lunch with the intention of eating it on the run later. I had the chicken burrito (salsa & sour cream on the side) and the corn, bean, & red pepper salad. It was delicious and lasted me more than one...More

Thank Newfiechick1
Reviewed 21 February 2017

St. John's was closed for 2 days during major blizzard last week, EVERYTHING downtown from restaurants to coffee shops was closed. Rocket was literally the only place open mid-day Tuesday in a 15 block stretch of the downtown core. Anything would have been good, instead,...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Great location. Amazing atmosphere. Great coffee, nice baked goods and amazing lunch choices. Local treats to buy and take home as well.

Thank peggykyria
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised with this coffee shop..it has baked goods and cookbooks ...good old Newfoundland place ...they have real silverware and recycle bins ..even a pan for dirty silverware....the teabuns were sooo yummy and it was a good home smelling place....had good cookies too

Thank milliemccabe
Reviewed 17 February 2017

The Rocket offers exception coffee and teas to accompany their inhouse baked goods, their French Toast is fufilling and delicate, drizzed in maple syrup....yum yum ..oh the calories

Thank 19Terry2014
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I love the ambience, the food, and the drinks. It's not really a restaurant but it's much more than a coffee shop. It's my go to place for socializing with friends.

Thank Scott C
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Questions & Answers
4 February 2017|
Response from Robert T | Reviewed this property |
I'd suggest calling the bakery. (709) 738-2011 When they are open of course. yummy idea
3 October 2016|
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Response from Gordbritton | Reviewed this property |
Had a Cappuccino with milk.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$24
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
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
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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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