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Philip's Cafe

170 Jerseyside Hill | Jerseyside, Placentia, Newfoundland and Labrador A0B2G0d, Canada
+1 709-227-6596
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  • Excellent91%
  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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170 Jerseyside Hill | Jerseyside, Placentia, Newfoundland and Labrador A0B2G0d, Canada
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Reviewed 13 July 2015

Stopped here for lunch before taking the ferry from Argentia. Food was delicious and homemade but unfortunately, they were out of fish cakes. The staff was very friendly. Freshly baked desserts on display. Lot of organic teas and fresh sandwiches that you would not expect...More

1  Thank tobybour1
Reviewed 11 July 2015

The dinner loos like a roadside cafe, but make no mistake about it. it was the most extraordinary breakfast. Phillip and Linda are great, friendly and breakfast with a smile. We had breakfast there Jun 29 and 30th. My wife is vegetarian but no problem...More

1  Thank silky s
Reviewed 9 July 2015

This looks like a roadside diner but the food is extraordinary. Phillip and Linda are great hosts and the food is as good as any big city restaurant

1  Thank Mary B
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Bakes bread from scratch. His toutons melt in your mouth. Good selection of organic teas, chai latte was fantastic!

1  Thank Skhallock
Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

Chocolate cherry tart was amazing! Perfect place to stop for lunch on a roadtrip. Fish cakes, beans, salad, chowder...oh my

1  Thank frequentraveller77
Reviewed 24 June 2015 via mobile

This place is a hidden gem. Amazing scrumptious food. The coffee is superb and the fish cakes just out of this world! The woman who owns this is so hospitable and friendly makes you instantly feel welcomed. The chef is very talented and his joy...More

3  Thank IrishDub30
Reviewed 21 June 2015

After a night in the owners B& B, the Rosedale Manor, we went to the café for our gourmet breakfast. Wow, it was excellent. Right from the enjoyable organic coffee to the traditional fishcakes, beans, toutons & egg breakfast. Everything made from quality ingredients &...More

2  Thank The_Rock_50
Reviewed 19 June 2015 via mobile

Philip had me at the coffee! We struggled to find good quality espresso coffee during our two week trip throughout NL. Finally we stumbled across Philips Cafe on our way the Cape St Marys. After savoring our coffees we returned for breakfast. The breakfast sandwich...More

1  Thank Christine C
Reviewed 24 March 2015

Philip not only cooks fantastically tasty food ... but the food is also healthy (most is organic) and allergies are accommodated!

1  Thank Taber B
Reviewed 10 December 2014

After a night in "The Little House Cottage" (Rosedale Manor B&B), Joye and I had breakfast at this outstanding cafe. We enjoyed the traditional eggs, ham, and toast breakfast, and blueberry buckwheat pancakes, each perfectly prepared. Philip and Linda were very friendly, and helped us...More

Thank Bill B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$11
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Digital Payments, Takeout, Validated Parking
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 170 Jerseyside Hill | Jerseyside, Placentia, Newfoundland and Labrador A0B2G0d, 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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