12 Best Dishes in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador

Travelling Foodie's Best Dishes in St. John's, Newfoundland

As I mentioned in Travelling Foodie’s Best Sights in St. John’s, one thing I loved about St. John’s is it being also a foodie haven! There are so many great restaurants to visit, including some of the best restaurants in the country!

One thing I love to do as a Travelling Foodie is to do what I call a Food Trip where I hop around different restaurants to try something special. In here, you’ll find one dish per restaurant that I find truly unique where the dish doesn’t coincide similarly with another restaurant’s. This will help guide you on where to eat and what to order in St. John’s!

Without further ado, here are Travelling Foodie’s Best Dishes in St. John’s (and near the city) in alphabetical order!

Arancini at Evoo in the Courtyard

An explosion of flavours in one ball! Crispy risotto croquette with oxtail, peas, wild mushroom and mozzarella, pomodoro sauce, Grana Padano

Check out my review of Evoo in the Courtyard!

Arancini at Evoo in the Courtyard in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador

Buffalo Pig Ears at Chinched Bistro

Seriously one of the most addicting bar food there is, and goes perfectly well with an ice cold beer or their signature cocktails!

Check out my review of Chinched Bistro!

Coconut Red Curry Mussels at YellowBelly Brewery and Public House

Best mussels I’ve had to date (and this comment includes mussels I’ve tried in Belgium)!

Check out my review of YellowBelly Brewery & Public House!

Fish and Chips at Ches’s

Perfect batter on fresh fish and fresh-cut potatoes… need I say more?

Lobster and Snow Crab Salad from Bacalao

The only salad I can eat everyday and will crave every day!

Check out my review of Bacalao!

Lobster Roll from Chafe’s Landing

Fresh and flavourful lobster roll with overflowing chunks of lobster.

Octopus Saam at Adelaide Oyster House

First time having Octopus Saam and I loved it. Perfectly crispy octopus!

Octopus Saam at Adelaide Oyster House in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador

Pan Fried Cod at Magnum and Steins

Very unique and creative cod dish. The chorizo sauce was amazing on the cod.

Check out my review of Magnum and Steins!

Scallop from Raymonds Restaurant

Most flavourful scallop I’ve had to date.

Seafood Crepe from Mallard Cottage

Seafood lover’s dream crepe right here!

Check out my review of Mallard Cottage!

Shrimp Diavollo at Tavola on Water

One of the best shrimp dishes I’ve eaten! Full of flavour without overpowering the shrimp taste.

Check out my review of Tavola!

DESSERT: Pavlova from Chinched Bistro

Because there’s always room for dessert! I’ve added my favourite dessert during my trip. This Pavlova is like eating the clouds!

Check out my review of Chinched Bistro!

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