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EVOO in the Courtyard

5 Beck's Cove | Located inside of the historic Murray Premises Hotel, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 6H1, Canada
+1 709-738-1011
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“meatballs” (17 reviews)
“pizza” (64 reviews)
“tiramisu” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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5 Beck's Cove | Located inside of the historic Murray Premises Hotel, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 6H1, Canada
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Reviewed December 29, 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed recent dinner outing. Lovely building and interior design. Lighting nice and low. Noise level moderate. The food is obviously prepared by a skilled chef and from quality ingredients. Had the vegan pasta; lovely rich flavours. Others in the group had pizza and spaghetti...More

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank Colleen O
Grant F, General Manager at EVOO in the Courtyard, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2018

Thank you for your review. i appreciate your business and am so happy to have you as a friend of our restaurant. Don't be a stranger...come back soon

Reviewed December 27, 2017

If mediocrity is what you are looking for you'll receive it at this establishment. Two for one pizza's is not something we expected to be the bulk of the menu. Ambiance is nice however we were there on a colder evening and the restaurant was...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank cmackinnon2015
Grant F, General Manager at EVOO in the Courtyard, responded to this reviewResponded December 29, 2017

Thank you for your review. I do apologize for the chill in the restaurant on the night you were in. We have had issue with our heat pumps on very cold evenings and will have a tech back to look at them again. I appreciate...More

Reviewed December 24, 2017 via mobile

Excellent pizza and appetizers. Thin crust pizza was delicious with chicken and lamb bacon. Extremely reasonably priced and the decor and ambience was beautiful. A must for a return visit.

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank William T
Grant F, General Manager at EVOO in the Courtyard, responded to this reviewResponded December 29, 2017

Thank you for your review! The Lamb Bacon is cured in house and goes well with just about everything. I appreciate your comments and hope you come back soon. Cheers

Reviewed December 16, 2017 via mobile

The food we had was excellent, and the staff serving us were very nice and friendly, however it took quite some time to receive appetizers, main course, and desserts.More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Jason C
Grant F, General Manager at EVOO in the Courtyard, responded to this reviewResponded December 22, 2017

Thank you for your review. i apologize for the delay in service. Not to offer excuses but Christmas is busy and sometime the kitchen can get hit all at once no matter how we try to space the reservations. I hope this will not stop...More

Reviewed December 10, 2017 via mobile

Two of us came here for the Happy Hour (5.00-6.00 pm, Monday to Friday) two for one pizza special. Note, Monday’s has a two for one pasta special. Started with a local beer (Quidi Vidi Fall lager) and 1/2 litre of Italian. Both were very...More

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank GlobaloneNL
Grant F, General Manager at EVOO in the Courtyard, responded to this reviewResponded December 13, 2017

Thank you for your review. So glad to hear you enjoyed your experience in the restaurant. Our staff were trained and certified by some of the best pizzaiolos in the world and the care for their craft shows. I appreciate your business and hope you...More

Reviewed November 16, 2017

Great restaurant all around. The food is always great. Hubby loves the pasta. I love the vegan menu and the extra vegan additions on Wednesday. The service is always top notch, the food excellent, the atmosphere great, and all at a good price point.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Michelle T
Stephanie C, Manager at EVOO in the Courtyard, responded to this reviewResponded November 20, 2017

Thank you very much for your review! We appreciate the continued patronage and we are so happy to hear that the Wednesday night Vegan Additions are popular. We have passed along all of your praise to the staff. Thanks again!

Reviewed November 6, 2017

For the first time my wife and I tried 2 for 1 pizza which is available on Sundays. We both ordered the Margherita Pizza which was excellent. The only places we found slightly better versions of this pizza were in Venice, Rome and (locally) Piatto's...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Phantom052
Stephanie C, Manager at EVOO in the Courtyard, responded to this reviewResponded November 20, 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review of our restaurant! We are happy to hear that you were impressed with our 2 for 1 pizza deal, and appreciate the high praise with regard to the Margherita pizza. We have passed...More

Reviewed October 28, 2017 via mobile

This was recommended to us by a friend, and unfortunately while the service and atmosphere was good , the food we ordered did not match. The gnocchi was mushy and the crusted cod was resting on a broth (which did not match the description on...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Ann H
Stephanie C, Manager at EVOO in the Courtyard, responded to this reviewResponded November 20, 2017

Hello there, Thank you for you compliments about the service and the atmosphere of our restaurant. We are very displeased to hear that you were disappointed with your entrees and regret that there was not more we could do that evening as we offered to...More

Reviewed October 27, 2017

My husband and I ate at EVOO a year or so ago and loved everything about it. Very disappointed to see the duck confit is no longer on the menu, but I would love to recreate it at home, any chance you would share the...More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank Alison S
Stephanie C, Manager at EVOO in the Courtyard, responded to this reviewResponded November 20, 2017

Thank You for your Review! Sorry to hear you were disappointed about the dish that was removed from the menu. If you would like to get in contact with us directly we can answer any questions you might have! Manager@evoorestaurant.ca Looking forward to hearing from...More

Reviewed October 20, 2017 via mobile

Had a great time with great food. Our server, Georgie was great! Highly recommend trying this restaurant.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Krista G
Stephanie C, Manager at EVOO in the Courtyard, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$21
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Monday
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Tuesday
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Wednesday
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Thursday
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Beck's Cove | Located inside of the historic Murray Premises Hotel, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 6H1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  St. John's
  • Phone Number: +1 709-738-1011
  • E-mail
Description
Located beside the Gypsy Tea Room with the Main entrance off of the courtyard on Water street. evoo in the courtyard offers great Mediterranean fare and authentic Neapolitan style wood fired pizza. We cater to families, vegetarians, and have quite a few gluten friendly options. Our cozy bar is a great hideaway with a good selection of spirits, crafted beer and cocktails.
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