Bacalao boasts a range of dishes to satisfy any taste, and uses the freshest ingredients to create them. Try the locally roasted fair-trade and organic coffee, and don’t miss the seafood chowder, cod, scallops, cold water shrimp and snow crab stewed in a light cream broth with Pernod, herbs and a touch of citrus. If you’re in the mood for breakfast, go for the omelette of the day. It is changed each day to include the freshest, and seasonal, ingredients.
Mallard Cottage is a great place for brunch, not just on Sundays, but Fridays and Saturdays, too. This spot is one-of-a-kind, with a huge range of options, whether you crave meat, seafood, or strictly veggies. Grab a freshly baked pastry, or have a slice of one of their house-made pies and cakes, perfectly paired with a rich cup of coffee. The menu changes frequently, but expect dishes like an open-faced braised pork biscuit topped with mozzarella, gravy and a sunny-side-up egg. This spot is a must-visit, don’t miss it.
Mallard Cottage, 8 Barrows Road, St. John’s, NL, Canada, +1 709 237 7314
The Bonavista Social Club is a family-owned restaurant, using produce from their own gardens and serving it to their loyal diners. Hang out on the ocean view deck and enjoy the view. The menu specializes in a range of satisfying dishes like tomato and cod or roasted parsnip soup, and fresh pasta served with braised lamb, and with the option to walk through the gardens of the cove, this spot offers a unique experience unlike any other.
Bonavista Social Club, Newmans Cove, NL, Canada, +1 709 445 5556