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Top store recommendations from locals

Art Gallery
“Check out what local artists and craft goers in Newfoundland have to offer.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Nearest grocery store with a small liquor store inside, also has a drycleaner and pharmacy.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Jewellery Store
“Sort of a mini-mall in one spot, this store has been open for years and recently expanded to host other smaller (and incredible) ventures. Pay special attention to Pascal Horan's specialty t-shirts and dresses. Chic and gorgeous. You can find everything from clothes to hats to button pins here. Tons of gift items and even more you'll want to own yourself. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
“Located in Quidi Vidi, this cozy, rustic cottage-turned-restaurant offers a changing menu of locally sourced seasonal meals. On Sundays they offer local live music. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Record Shop
“Best place to get the scoop on the local music scene. Incredibly knowledgeable and helpful staff. The store has lots of vinyl and CDs new and used. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
“Try Moo Moo's delicious ice cream on a hot day or a rainy day! Turtle Cheesecake is my fave!”
  • 8 locals recommend
“Best Health Food store in the city, right on our corner. Nancy keeps an incredible stock in-store, so if you don't see it, ask. She's very knowledgable and sweet. She also keeps other household items and lots of great sweets.”
  • 6 locals recommend
“Chocolate! Great gifts - packaged well - wonderful little store. They also have a cafe on Signal Hill and do Signal Hill Picnics”
  • 5 locals recommend
Clothes Shop
“Curated vintage shop with men and women's clothing. Excellent unique finds here!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Book Store
“A rare find downtown, a store that sells books! Local and international. Small spot but well stocked.”
  • 1 local recommends
Shoe Shop
“A shoe repair shop in the best cobbler's tradition. It's almost worth it to bring a pair of shoes just to be re-laced. These are wonderful men, who love their work (and a well made shoe!) ”
  • 1 local recommends
Grocery or Supermarket
“Because not only is it a neighbourhood convenience store, they also have a great hot and cold food take out at great value. I recommend the jigs dinner on Sunday!”
  • 2 locals recommend
“There are so many great shops in downtown St. John's and this one's a gem! Their Labradorite is pretty nice too!”
  • 1 local recommends
Grocery Store
“A 20-30 Min walk will get you to Belbins Grocery store. Locally operated with tons of pre-maid meals ready to go and an ample supply of groceries to shoes from”
  • 23 locals recommend