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Reviewed July 15, 2023

8 friends for a re-union dinner. I made the reservation in May. We tried a variety of cocktails...my favorite was "Smokey Hole" with a distinct strong ginger beer base. Seal Flipper Pie was the appetizer one of our group raved about!!. Salmon, pan fried cod,...and moose burger were some of the mains we ordered and each person enjoyed their meal. No room for dessert. Plenty of staff who were all pleasant and helpful. The AC was freezing and blowing directly on our table.More

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed July 4, 2023

We highly recommend this BnB to anyone sttaying in Terra Nova. The rooms were very large with a fantastic view of the bay. The owner told us a few stories about Newfoundland which we found to be fascinating. His son-in-law looked after us very well...and even found us some playing cards when the weather was too wet to stay outside for long. Very friendly hosts. The food was excellent! Served to please the eye as well. Dietary needs and allergies were taken seriously and they found alternatives for them. If you ordered lobster, you could watch them go down to the sea and get it fresh for you. This was the best BnB during our Newfoundland trip. If you want to be spoiled, stay here.More

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed June 20, 2023

Having a Birthday to celebrate while touring rural Newfoundland in May, it is difficult to find anything but casual dining open as many places are not staffed until the schools get out. It was a delight therefore to find the restaurant ( Chucky’s) at The...Happy Adventure Inn open during our stay on the Eastport Peninsula. I had chowder, sea trout and cheesecake. My wife had calamari, scallops and cobbler. All were excellent. Nice room with water view and great service. If you are in the area check out Chucky’s.More

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed November 21, 2022

The Inn has one of the best views, the best restaurants, and some of the best staff around. Definitely worth a visit, plus they have kayak and boat tours running all season.

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed October 3, 2022 via mobile

I have written about this restaurant in the past. We went again on their last night of this season and I thought I’d do an update. I can say that the service and food continues to be of top quality. We had calamari appetizer with...fish and chips entree which continues to be among the best anywhere. The ever erudite, efficient and friendly James keeps everything running smoothly. I’m looking forward to the 2023 season and highly recommend Chucky’s to anyone visiting the Eastport peninsula first time.More

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed July 31, 2022

We were staying at the hotel and logically we went there for dinner. What a great surprise and what a good experience. We took 2 lobsters which were perfectly cooked. Great food and great service. Unfortunately we stayed there only one night…

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed July 28, 2022 via mobile

We have travelled in newfoundland for years but only just came across this Inn. It is run by a fantastic couple who couldn't be more professional and helpful and their team who are equally capable and admirable. And of course it is a truly beautiful...spot, aptly named! Well executed local food, good rooms and overall a great find. Highly recommend.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed July 23, 2022 via mobile

Wow! What a pleasant surprise! Happy Adventure turns out to be a whole little town on it’s own bay and the Inn sits above it with a beautiful view of the bay, the houses, boats and Tera Nova National Park in the background. All four...rooms have balconies that fully enjoy the complete vista the rooms are large and comfortable. James and his team have paid great attention to detail and are a wealth of information for hikes and other activities in the area. The highlight of the Inn, however, might well be the restaurant. Do not fail to make your reservation to dine there, as it is popular with locals and visitors alike. If you plan to stay anywhere near Terra Nova Park, this is the place!More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed July 17, 2022 via mobile

We stayed 1 night this week and we were very impressed. The inn is hard to find but worth the effort. Our room had a lovely deck overlooking the small town and harbor. The room was very nice and well kept. We had dinner and...it was delicious. The restaurant was crowded but service was great. Our breakfast, included in the room rate, and it was cooked to order. We highly recommend.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed July 15, 2022 via mobile

Great food, great atmosphere and staff is fabulous Make sure you have reservations 😊 James and Charlotte are excellent hosts

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed June 25, 2022 via mobile

reservations seem a must. You will not get a table after your day hiking- best plan to stay at the inn sipping one a draft all afternoon if you plan o eat here.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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HappyAdventureInn, General Manager at Happy Adventure Inn, responded to this reviewResponded June 29, 2022

Hi Eric D, Chucky's restaurant is a small seaside restaurant with limited seating. We highly recommend reserving ahead of time as we book out very quickly. It is hard to know the exact nature of your experience from your review but I apologize if you...More

Reviewed June 20, 2022 via mobile

We were staying at the inn and had dinner with them too. The bar is great with NL gins which we enjoyed. Our dishes were fabulous (massive seafood platter and moose steak). The ganache chocolate cake for dessert was divine. And service was impeccable. Breakfast...the next morning was equally good - choose the ham as it’s thick cut and cooked with maple, just deliciousMore

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed August 12, 2021 via mobile

3 years running still the best darn fish’n’chips on the island. Do NOT pass up the opportunity to eat here. Even the coleslaw is amazing. Delightfully acidic to cut through the meal. Awesome selection of beer too btw.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed June 26, 2021

Went here for a celebratory dinner at the end of a work trip in the area. Helpful staff made good recommendations. The view complemented the meal of seafood and game. Strong Newfoundland component to the menu and the "standard items" have innovative presentation and chef's...personal style. Hope to come back here both for the restaurant and a stay on future trips. If the moose steak became known in Argentina it would trigger a major immigration to Newfoundland!More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed June 23, 2021

We had a lovely dinner of local seafood and the service was excellent. You definitely need to make a booking!

Date of visit: June 2021
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