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Philip's Cafe

170 Jerseyside Hill | Jerseyside, Placentia, Newfoundland and Labrador A0B 2G0, Canada
+1 709-227-6596
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  • Excellent91%
  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“quiche” (16 reviews)
“sandwiches” (13 reviews)
“bread” (12 reviews)
Opens in 21 min
All hours
Cafe, Canadian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
170 Jerseyside Hill | Jerseyside, Placentia, Newfoundland and Labrador A0B 2G0, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent 2 nights in the room above Philips Cafe and had 3 great meals there. The room is wonderful! Nicely decorated, spacious and warm. The room was clean and the bed was very comfortable. The space had a traditional charm with wood paneling but...More

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We stayed in Rose Wood Manor B&B along Orcan Drive and the breakfasts were served at the cafe. The breakfast sandwiches were gorgeous and set us up well for the day.

Thank Megan T
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We were lucky to spend a night in one of the lovely guest rooms upstairs and enjoy a delicious breakfast sandwich and coffee. Phillip and Linda are great hosts, the view is wonderful especially from the large outdoor patio. A better than anticipated stay and...More

Thank loridalebrodie
Reviewed 3 August 2017

The food and choice was excellent. The food was healthy and coffee or tea always available. The café was beautifully clean and the owners had taken trouble to support local artists and book sellers by displaying their work. A place well worth visiting if one...More

2  Thank Peter H
Reviewed 24 July 2017

We met Philip and Linda in 2013 on our first trip to Placentia so we knew we had to return to Rosedale Manor and Philip's Cafe on this trip. It was so good to see them both again. Glad that Philip's surgeries are over and...More

Thank Janet1949
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We had breakfast there (their musli with yogourt, fruit and molasses toast was great) and we returned for lunch. Food is homemade and delicious...

Thank AniseStar
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch prior to boarding the ferry back to NS and so happy we did! We were greeted by Philip himself who directed us and our camper into a spot and welcomed us warmly. Lunch was fresh, healthy and delicious- loved the grilled...More

Thank BeaTheTraveller
Reviewed 26 June 2017

The food is excellent. Linda and Philip give it personality. Only open in the summer and only until 3 p.m. Limited menu but all food is really good. Small but nicely appointed.

Thank Angeles
Philip M, Owner at Philip's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

Thanks for the nod, I'm glad you had a nice visit.

Reviewed 2 June 2017

A very relaxing and enjoyable experience. Food was great and the service was supreme. Very friendly staff and so helpful in giving tips on places to visit.

Thank Irene R
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We stayed overnight in a B&B that is associated with the Rosedale B&B in Placentia, just above the Philip's Cafe. Breakfast was very good, french toast, maple syrup, fruit, and coffee. Nicely done, we met other couples from the Rosedale while having breakfast. The view...More

Thank Jim H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$12
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Digital Payments, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 170 Jerseyside Hill | Jerseyside, Placentia, Newfoundland and Labrador A0B 2G0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  Placentia
  • Phone Number: +1 709-227-6596
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Philip's Café, OPEN from 7:30am-3pmWed.-Mon 8 Minutes from the Argentia Ferry TerminalJerseysidePlacentia, NLA0B 2Y0Waterfront café and pastry shop right in the heart of the fishing activity. Pastry chef Philip Meade was born in Placentia. After many years of travelling, he is back in Newfoundland - mixing Newfoundland flavours with the richness of French and Belgian chocolate. Serving Organic coffees and teas - including Lattes and other espresso drinks.Breakfast is served at 7 am for early risers. Watch the fishing boats prepare for their day, while enjoying a freshly baked quiche made with free range eggs, aged cheddar cheese, and other tasty ingredients. Daily bowls of vegetarian chili and fresh garlic cheese bread are served at lunch, as well as many different sandwiches made with freshly baked bread.Amenities:Bring your computer - Philip's Cafe has Wi-Fi.Heading off on a hike or picnic? Fill your picnic lunch or backpack from the many available sandwiches, fresh vegetables and fruits, baked treats, and cool drinks. Bring your thermos if you want to take along hot coffee or tea.On a rainy or cool day, you will find warmth from the wood stove greet you as you come in the door. On a hot day, the breezes on the deck while watching the boats makes Philip's Cafe a wonderful spot for breakfast, lunch or coffee and desert.Why not check out Philip's Cafe/Placentia on Facebook for photos and comments.
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