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Big R

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201 Blackmarsh Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1E 1T1, Canada
+1 709-722-6549
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Overview
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible13%
1 Jul 2017
“Comfort food”
19 Mar 2017
“Yum ”
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201 Blackmarsh Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1E 1T1, Canada
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Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

If you want decent home cooking at a reasonable price, then this is a good choice. Old school, basic restaurant with small tables and booths but the food is tasty. I started with the home made beef brisket soup. Really flavourful and full of delicious...More

Thank Sandra B
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Dined here twice during my recent visit to St. John's. On one occasion I had Jigg's dinner, the other I had pan fried cod fish. All was just awesome! Staff are wonderful! Can't wait to return!

1  Thank robinhood38
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

I love the Big R. I have been coming here since I was a child. Best fries and gravy in town (in my opinion) and fantastic chicken. Reasonable prices.

Thank kpodell
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Ordered fish and chips and a fishcake Thank god I was hungry it was greasy and pre cooked but I ate it and suffered the next day. The fat they use must be old it smelt.Im not going back

Thank Grant A
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Salmon and Chips is excellent ...... quality of everything served is excellent for what you are ordering. There are some quirks. Air quality tends to be poor, inadequate ventilation. You can't get a bill from staff and have to go to one cash to pay...More

Thank Peter-sjn
Reviewed 21 March 2016

Fast service very cozy,friendly people.The food is great every time I go.Fish seems very fresh,the gravy is very tasty.Clean environment ,friendly service.

Thank Sandra S
Reviewed 16 December 2014

This place used to serve good food but the quality has gone downhill. A couple of months ago we ordered takeout and the food was not hot when we got home - I live about 5 minutes away. We decided to give the place another...More

Thank Wanda B
Reviewed 2 September 2014 via mobile

Ordered two fries to go and it was 15.00 totally overcharge for some fries. The place itself was sketchy and the people that work there are even more sketchy. They looked like dirty bums which is one reason I'll never go back and the fries...More

Thank Dillonjm
Reviewed 30 June 2014

one of the best places to eat fish and chips in st johns. Fresh cod and home made fries to perfection

Thank crazybarcelloladies
Reviewed 20 May 2014

Im a regular customer of their blackmarsh road restaurant. Their food is delicious and the staff is sooo friendly. If you want good food and the best service.. this is the place to be! -Deanne.C-

1  Thank Deanne_Chaulk
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Canadian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 00:00
Monday
08:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 00:00
Thursday
08:00 - 00:00
Friday
08:00 - 00:00
Saturday
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 Blackmarsh Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1E 1T1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  St. John's
  • Phone Number: +1 709-722-6549
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