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Blue On Water

$$ - $$$
Downtown
Canadian, Seafood, International, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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319 Water St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1B9, Canada
+1 709-754-2583
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Blue on Water is one of the best restaurants in St. John's. The menu is not overwhelming and all the items seem purposeful and well thought out. The decor is the best in any restaurant downtown. It is so beautiful and modern. Blue does not disappoint! You can have a fancier meal in the restaurant side or relax on the... More 

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Thank krisp709
Portugal Cove, Canada
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Visited without a reservation and we were escorted to a seat right away . The server was friendly and attentive . We ordered the breakfast with various sides . The coffee was delicious and my companion said that the Caesar cocktail was quite good , had to ask for celery but it was delivered right away ! My breakfast was... More 

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Thank Bev V
Vancouver, Canada
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54 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Brunch here is awesome!! It's pricey, yes, but the food quality is far above other breakfast places. Not to mention the service is much better. They have an extensive cocktail list which I imagine is great for dinner. Service was great about topping up coffees and water

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Thank Loves2wine
Hamilton, Canada
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89 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Our party was all craving eggs benedict so we decided this was the place to go. Really delicious. A tad on the pricey side for what you get, but it was good food and a neat atmosphere.

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Thank Daveee00
St. John's, Canada
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116 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

The front windows lift up and out of the way so you are basically sitting on the sidewalk. Its a great feeling especially on a nice evening. Staff is friendly and the food is a bit expensive but is indeed good. A must visit

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Thank Bill L
New Glasgow, Canada
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62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We were there with our grandson and friend and so we were enjoying the outing. With that said the place itself was not as nice as the prices indicate. Service was only fair. We were there for a sunday brunch which amounted to order from the menu.

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Thank Karleen C
St. John's, Canada
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50 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Surprisingly our visit here for the second time lacked everything we hoped for. Menu was bland and offered such limited options. Our server person simply appeared to loathe the idea of working there which reflected in her service to us.

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Guisborough, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Stopped in here for a snack while walking around Water Street. I had the Fried Banana Bread - and would highly recommend it. My husband had the cheese plate and was happy with it. The restaurant was busy when we got there but our service was very efficient. The teapot was a bit heavy but at the same time -... More 

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Québec
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

This restaurant, like most in St John's, is rather expensive for the level of "cuisine" you get. But, it remains a good restaurant, offering fresh fish as well as a few meat dishes, all well prepared. We were a party of 8 persons and we were all satisfied with what we had, despite the high price. It has a bistro... More 

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Huntsville, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Was introduced to this restaurant during a private function. Food and drinks were good but a bit pricey. Good vib here with the late night crowd and it is a nice change from the George St crowds.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Canadian, Seafood, International, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 319 Water St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1B9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  St. John's>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 709-754-2583
  • This restaurant is at Blue on Water

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?