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Philip's Cafe

) #1 of 1 Coffee & Tea in Placentia #1 of 6 Places to Eat in Placentia ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Cafe, , Soups
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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“quiche” (16 reviews)
“sandwiches” (12 reviews)
“muesli” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, Canadian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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170 Jerseyside Hill | Jerseyside, Placentia, Newfoundland and Labrador A0B2G0d, Canada
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41 - 50 of 136 reviews

Reviewed 30 July 2015

We stopped in here for a coffee and dessert and both were excellent. I had the cinnamon cake and a latte and we took out some cardamom cake for later. Yummy.

1  Thank GPOZ
Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

Delicious. Wonderful service from the lady on the cash register. Philips has great specialty coffee and awesome lunch option including vegetarian chili and unique baked goods.

1  Thank Amy T
Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

This cafe is inviting and comfortable. The food is above average and healthy. The prices are reasonable. The owners work in the cafe and they take pride in their cafe and food. There is a room upstairs called the Crows Nest that is available to...More

1  Thank beachwalker4955
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Excellent café, highly recommended for coffee, breakfast and take-out! A very nice surprise in Placentia, on our way to Cape St Mary's. We had a hearty and healthy breakfast: freshly squeezed orange juice, scrambled eggs, home baked bread. The coffee is fabulous: you can choose...More

1  Thank D A
Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

What a charming little place! Friendly smiling staff! In our group we had toutons, fish cakes, grilled ham and cheese and tea. Everything was awesome, homemade bread, thick cut ham, fish cakes with chunks of fish and I loved to toutons. These people are obviously...More

1  Thank Bendtla
Reviewed 16 July 2015

Stopped here for lunch. Excellent sandwich on home made bread. All ingredients locally sourced and organic. Best meal so far in Newfoundland. Highly recommended.

1  Thank Trevor P
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Stopped here for lunch before boarding the ferry back to Nova Scotia. It took awhile for our lunch, but it was worth it. Hand crafted, not just home made. I hadn't tried toutons while in Newfoundland, and was glad to have been given a chance...More

2  Thank Eugene F
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
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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
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View
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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