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Skipper's Restaurant

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) #3 of 11 Restaurants in Bonavista $$ - $$$ Seafood,
42 Campbell Street, Bonavista, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
+1 709-468-7892
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Overview
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good43%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“cod tongues” (15 reviews)
“crab legs” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Canadian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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42 Campbell Street, Bonavista, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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1 - 10 of 219 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Loved my visit here! The dining room was beautiful and cozy. Felt like a very authentic Newfoundland experience, especially with the beautiful ocean view. The food was awesome. I ordered the soup which was so great, and the fish cake Trio. I was very impressed...More

Thank Jenna C
Reviewed 2 days ago

The food looked very appealing, and the service was great, but we could not find any flavor anywhere. Maybe this was the English influence. The locals may like this but we are looking for flavor. Whether it was the split pea soup or a full...More

Thank Alan F
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Came for lunch, the food was delicious. The service could have been better. In saying this, there were 3 ladies working the floor when we arrived, 2 went out of their way to make it an enjoyable meal. The lady servicing us didn't ask if...More

Thank travelingturtle709
Reviewed 5 days ago

Its a nice furnished restaurant specialized in seafood. I liked the seafood so much. From the restaurant you have a beautiful harbourview.

Thank manublech
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pleasant lunch time meal at this harbourside restaurant. Our meals were decent quality and the menu of course leaned toward traditional NFLD dishes (i.e., seafood). As others have noted, service was a touch on the slow side, but not annoyingly so. The interior definitely suited...More

Thank TDakin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nicely decorated, situated in an inn on the harbour. Many traditional Newfoundland dishes. Our meal was ok but the service could have been better. Views of the Harbour are the best thing about this place.

Thank Zepp12345
Reviewed 1 week ago

In scanning the other reviews, the common denominator seems to be "okay", and I would agree. My fisherman's plate of assorted fried fish was "okay", as was my wife's snow crab legs, although she said she had to work very hard for a comparatively small...More

Thank DoctorJoeE
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The children's menu is good and yummy too! The mussels weren't as good as other places in Newfoundland and the burger buns were soggy. The view is spectacular. The service is excellent!

Thank aerync
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not the best place that we ate at, but perfectly acceptable and in a nice position by the Harbour in Bonavista.

Thank Roger M
Reviewed 1 week ago

As we were staying in the adjoining hotel, we opted to have both breakfast and dinner at Skipper's for convenience reasons and because my mother wanted to have the crab legs special. Breakfast was great and enjoyed by all (3 adults, 3 kids)... plates cleaned....More

Thank amjoy373
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Seafood, Canadian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Campbell Street, Bonavista, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  Bonavista
  • Phone Number: +1 709-468-7892
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