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Rocket Bakery and Fresh Food

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Cafe
272 Water St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1B7, Canada
+1 709-738-2015
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sandwiches” (106 reviews)
“turnover” (28 reviews)
“cinnamon buns” (27 reviews)
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American, Canadian, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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272 Water St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1B7, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Good coffee and breakfast options, but found it overly “bureaucratic”. One line up to order a hot drink, another line up to order breakfast food, then yet another line up to request pastries and pay. I didn’t think a café could get more complicated. Reminded...More

Thank Stephan T
Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice local bakery/cafe and a busy place. The quiche was tasty and the baked goods looked delicious. They have a nice selection of teas in addition to their coffee. Pretty big seating area adjacent to the bakery section.

Thank Patricia G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow! this place is amazing. All their food is made right there.Anything you want-give them ideas! They'll make it! Not only is the food great but the building itself is funky and always seems to be full. You can sit on the wide windowsill, eat...More

Thank Mary C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fresh food baked on the premises. Our favourite eatery in St. John’s. Located on Water Street a short distance from George Street. The sausage rolls, pulled pork pies, lemon meringue tarts and shortbread are personal favourites, although the salads are so tasty even meatlovers are...More

Thank Mowglia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food is excellent in the coffee shop. Also, our daughter and current son-in-law held their wedding reception at the upstairs loft in September, 2017. Great service and catered eats and desserts. The beer wasn't too bad either, ha!

Thank ray_piercey
Reviewed 1 week ago

Twice a year we visit and cannot miss the music and lunch 12.30 to1.30 tuesdays good food and great coffee the music was fantastic lots of fun

Thank Golfingnutkingston
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food, the fishcakea are amazing but all of the salads and soups look awesome too. Of course the desserts are a must-have!

Thank Alison S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Rocket is a combined bakery and coffee shop. A casual spot, and a bit of a hangout for students, seniors, etc.

Thank Lee F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved this place for it's atmosphere / vibe / decor. Very much like a place you'd find in London; and constantly booming. We arrived at open for breakfast so I managed to snap some photos before the crowds came. Service was super friendly and...More

Thank SHynes15
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They have a pretty decent menu of sandwiches. Be sure to read the ordering instructions at the front door!

Thank realgem1
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Response from Kelly M | Property representative |
Hi! Yes! We have free WiFi and plugs to recharge your computer! Kelly
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 24
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
7:30 AM - 8:00 PM
7:30 AM - 8:00 PM
7:30 AM - 8:00 PM
7:30 AM - 8:00 PM
7:30 AM - 8:00 PM
7:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 272 Water St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1B7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  St. John's
  • Phone Number: +1 709-738-2015
  • E-mail
Rocket Bakery & Fresh Food offers scrumptious, made-from-scratch handmade breads, desserts, prepared hot and cold specialties, excellent coffee and food-lover groceries in a warm, casual, heritage space at 272 Water Street in downtown St. John's. Try our no-flour-added soups, salads and desserts, too!
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