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Doyle Sansome & Sons Lobster Pool

) #2 of 13 Restaurants in Twillingate ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Seafood, , Soups
25 Sansome's Place | Hillgrade,Twillingate, Twillingate, Newfoundland and Labrador A0G 2S0, Canada
+1 709-628-7421
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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25 Sansome's Place | Hillgrade,Twillingate, Twillingate, Newfoundland and Labrador A0G 2S0, Canada
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11 - 20 of 449 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fortunately, we arrived before noon and were easily able to choose a table. It was a lovely sunny day so the whole of the outdoor section was available as well. The decor is somewhat of a time warp from the 1950s or 60s, but kind...More

Thank Kar590
Reviewed 1 week ago

It had great food and a great atmosphere. We sat outside on the water until it rained then inside sharing a table. Get there early...it gets crowded.

Thank shrink516
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Drove from Twillingate one evening for dinner and enjoyed the food and staff so much we returned the next day at lunchtime for chowder after a hike. Eileen was delightful and told us how she started the restaurant. The chowder was excellent and evening meal...More

Thank IkeVal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Doyle Sansome came highly recommended and it definitely didn't disappoint. We had an early dinner which consisted of 4 lobster set dinners. The lobsters were a real divine treat. They were very fresh and it was served on a plate with clear instructions on how...More

Thank TayJessica
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had this place recommended to us from several B&B hosts while we'd travelled from St. John's. We found the place easily enough, and as we arrived right at 5 pm, were seated immediately. We were brought waters, and ordered our beers and appetizers and...More

Thank Dawn R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was pretty much the only definite plan I had for our trip to Newfoundland, eat lobster at Doyle Sansome's. I wasn't disappointed. We went for late lunch at 2:30 in the afternoon and it was busy even at that off time. I imagine there's...More

Thank Anne A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for dinner and was not disappointed. Little drive from Twillingate but worth it. Little frustrating to arrive ( after phoning to make reservation and told they don't take reservations and it would be no problem getting in) to see fhat all 8 tables were...More

Thank Teresa H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our waitress was so gracious and polite teaching us how to crack open the lobster. We thoroughly enjoyed our meal and meeting new people and of course.....the very friendly locals.. Loved this place and sooooooo reasonable.

Thank Rita M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the place to go if you love fresh seafood. We ate the lobster and crab and both were fabulous. The waitstaff were lovely and did their best to accommodate the line-up. On our first night we shared a table with other diners and...More

Thank debbies20162016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic food, excellent view of the ocean - A+++ service and Georgia was a super friendly server... made our visit super great, thank you!

Thank Plahey2
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Nick Y
11 June 2016|
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Response from nurf77 | Reviewed this property |
Yes! I would.
jadwiga s
1 February 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
18 January 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$ 20
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Cash Only
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
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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