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Doyle Sansome & Sons Lobster Pool

25 Sansome's Place | Hillgrade,Twillingate, Twillingate, Newfoundland and Labrador A0G 2S0, Canada
+1 709-628-7421
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lobster dinner” (57 reviews)
“seafood chowder” (75 reviews)
“fish” (62 reviews)
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Seafood, Canadian, Soups
$$ - $$$
25 Sansome's Place | Hillgrade,Twillingate, Twillingate, Newfoundland and Labrador A0G 2S0, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have eaten here several times this summer. The food was always very fresh. excellent customer service, You can eat inside or on the deck overlooking the ocean . I especially like this on a nice summer day. Eileen and her staff are very professional....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

No lobster as the season was over. However, the seafood chowder came highly recommended. And it was the best I had in my 40 day vacation in Newfoundland. Why? Because there’s no filler. None! No potato cubes you so often find in seafood chowder. And...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We followed a small sign on the road which probably led to a restaurant as it said, but, we came to Doyle Sansome's first and we are sure glad we did. The staff - exceptional friendliness and service; genuine. Everything we ate was delicious: crab...More

Thank TwoByMotorcycle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent 2 weeks in NL and without a doubt this was the best piece of cod we had while we were there, probably the best I've ever had in my life. Great location with view of the water. Wait staff were exceptionally friendly and happy...More

Thank monty394
Reviewed October 14, 2018

great fresh cod. I thin fresh cod is one of the best fish anywhere. great place, great food, great experience

Thank Larry H
Reviewed October 3, 2018

We stopped in here for seafood chowder one day and hands down it was the best compared to all the other seafood chowders that we had while on the east coast! We would definitely come here again!

Thank OntarioTravellers2
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

One of our favourite spots to eat. Pleasant service and wonderful food. Highly recommended. Always a stop with family from away

Thank Amy B
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Squid rings a must. Scallops perfectly seared delish and the seafood pasta in a rich and creamy sauce. Super location with a true flavor of the area.

Thank Woollygrape
Reviewed September 28, 2018

Had lobster dinners here. The lobster was okay, nothing special, tough. The potato salad was cold and although typical potato salad is cold, this was mashed potatoes with some what appeared to be frozen bits of carrot and peas. French fries looked better. Terrible service....More

Thank 271gp
Reviewed September 22, 2018

We went here for supper and it was great. I had the Lobster Kaiser plate and my partner had the seafood chowder and the fish cakes ad the blueberry cheesecake. The meal was delicious and so fresh. Lots of lobster in my sandwich. Service was...More

Thank gailp111
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Nick Y
June 10, 2016|
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Response from nurf77 | Reviewed this property |
Yes! I would.
jadwiga s
January 31, 2016|
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Response from Wayne W | Reviewed this property |
Take highway 340 and travel south. Once you get to Newville turn right onto the County Road. We went in September and reservations weren't required. July and August will be their busy season so I would phone ahead. We stayed... More
Betty H
January 17, 2016|
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Response from Eileen S | Property representative |
Lobster season in our area is from May through the beginning of July.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$19
Seafood, Canadian, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Sansome's Place | Hillgrade,Twillingate, Twillingate, Newfoundland and Labrador A0G 2S0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  Twillingate
  • Phone Number: +1 709-628-7421
  • E-mail
Seasonal restaurant on the dock or indoor dining in Hillgrade near Twillingate.Open for lunch and dinner.Excellent view from our dockside restaurant. Live lobster is available from our pool while in season until we have stock, usually until mid August. For your convenience there is an ATM on site as we accept CASH only.
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