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The Boreal Diner

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61 Church Street, Bonavista, Newfoundland and Labrador A0C 1B0, Canada
+1 709-476-2330
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (3 reviews)
“noodles” (7 reviews)
“mussels” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Canadian, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
61 Church Street, Bonavista, Newfoundland and Labrador A0C 1B0, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great intimate restaurant for family or couple. The service and food was excellent. You can have your meal inside or outside on the patio. Great location.

Thank debbiecoffin
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I were walking around and decided to stop for a cold one. It was super service and great food. Sitting there in a warm summers evening it was like being in another land.

Thank sharonkelly61
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although we had to climb the stairs and the dining room was hot, the food choices were interesting. Hubby and I each had a beet salad and seared scallops over cauliflower puree. Absolutely delicious and filling. Highly recommend!

Thank JudyTroy_NY
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The positive reviews of The Boreal Diner are spot on. We visited on our second night in Bonavista and had the best meal of our trip. The atmosphere and the food were both perfect. We can recommend the Scallops cooked to perfection, the tasty burgers...More

Thank Pete_HWare_UK
Reviewed 1 week ago

My sister and I travelled to Bonavista from her home in Salmon Cove. She had never been here having lived on the Island for a decade. Lovely area.....and I had done some research online specifically on The Boreal Diner. Lovely old converted home.....friendly staff and...More

Thank cat_lovers_9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely little restaurant offering a small but varied menu. Excellent service and presentation. Probably best to book ahead.

Thank 4pence
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by last minute and we were disappointed/happy to hear that they were booked for the night. Two days later we made reservations and really enjoyed our meal. We started with the Brandade, which was delicious, and everyone enjoyed their meals. Our daughter, a...More

Thank LASoper
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

lovely food, great wine, great looking room. We were there the first part of June so we didn't need reservations but the place is tiny so probably a good idea to call ahead.

Thank Janet H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We couldn't get in the first night, so reserved for the 2nd. Worth waiting for. A small menu, but cooked with panache.

Thank amygilbert777
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately we did not get to eat here as we were turned away in the most rude way possible . We don’t have any space! Period. No ‘“possibly later or check back with us for tomorrow.” I heard the food was good but never felt...More

1  Thank flneil
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June 21, 2018|
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Response from LorenzoelJefe | Reviewed this property |
Look up their website. Your question comes across as a general TripAdvisor question when you probably wish to ... check the website or call them. BUT I think it opens daily at 5 PM. Fog, moose and pot holes encouraged us to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 Church Street, Bonavista, Newfoundland and Labrador A0C 1B0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  Bonavista
  • Phone Number: +1 709-476-2330
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