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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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Seafood, Canadian, Soups
$$ - $$$
25 Sansome's Place | Hillgrade,Twillingate, Twillingate, Newfoundland and Labrador A0G 2S0, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

Locals will tell you about this place OR you will stumble over it because on the road between Twillingate and Gander you'll see the single small red and white sign. The restaurant is purged alongside the government wolf and overlooks the saltwater. Open from about...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Caven M
Reviewed December 12, 2018

I ordered a small lobster. It was very cool to have a plate that teaches you how to eat it since it was the first time I ever had lobster. It was very good, and the seafood chowder was also great. Very friendly staff and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank William G
Reviewed November 11, 2018

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

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed October 28, 2018 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

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Robert B
Reviewed October 28, 2018

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

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank TwoByMotorcycle
Reviewed October 26, 2018

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

Date of visit: September 2018
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

Date of visit: September 2018
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!

Date of visit: September 2018
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

Date of visit: September 2018
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.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Woollygrape
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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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, View
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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