Trinity and surrounding areas has a restaurants that range from award-winning gourmet cuisine to traditional Newfoundland cooking to Vegan and gluten free cafes. Not to mention the bagels, granola, yogurt, jams, breads, and muffins (all homemade) we serve as part of our complimentary breakfast here at the hostel every morning. Whatever your tastes, you’ll find something delicious to fill you up after a long day on the trails.
The Twine Loft: With many awards under their belt and an impressive and reasonably priced wine list, the Twine Loft is a wonderful place to grab dinner and a drink during your stay in Trinity. The four course meal features fresh, local ingredients and changes almost daily, and the dining room is open for two sittings daily, one at 5:30 and the second at 7:45. Choosing the early sitting guarantees you’ll make it to the 8:00 show at the Rising Tide Theater. http://www.trinityvacations.com/dining-trinity/
The Fisher’s Loft: Located a stone’s throw from the Skerwink Hostel, The Fisher’s Loft boasts an award winning menu that showcases produce from their very own garden. The owners take pride in providing a wonderful atmosphere as well as a delicious meal, and have even been known to make appearances in the dining room with their fiddles to liven things up. http://www.fishersloft.com/dining.asp
The Two Whales Cafe: As one of the only cafes in the area that offers gluten free, vegetarian, and vegan options on the menu, as well one of the first to provide espresso-based drinks, The Two Whales is sure to impress all palates. The menu features homemade paninis, daily soups, and fresh bread, and the desert cupboard is mouthwatering. Enjoy lunch and a coffee there and you may even see some whales in the bay outside your window. http://www.facebook.com/pages/Two-Whales-Coffee-Shop/186612252146
The Trinity Mercantile: The Trinity Mercantile is a licensed cafe and gift store with home-smoked-meat sandwiches and refreshing milkshakes. They provide fair-trade coffee, fresh baked goods, as well as smoked-salmon mac and cheese and other delightful options.
The Dock Marina: Traditional Newfoundland cooking at a reasonable price, The Dock Marina is located on the Trinity waterfront and hosts an art gallery and gift shop upstairs. The fresh lobster is delicious and the fish and chips can’t be beat. http://www.atlanticadventures.com/
Erikson Inn: An inn, gift shop, and restaurant, The Erikson Inn offers a wonderful dining experience in downtown Trinity. They offer casual lunch settings as well as fine dining in the evening that features lots of local seafood. http://www.trinityexperience.com/eriksen.html
Galley’s Restaurant: Just over the hill from the hostel, Cooper’s restaurant provides traditional Newfoundland cooking in a relaxed setting. The menu features things like fish and chips, chicken fingers, burgers, and much more.
Bonavista Social Club: Home to the only commercial wood-fired oven in Newfoundland, the Bonavista Social Club makes some of the best pizza you can have on the rock. With acres of garden as the source of their ingredients, their menu is as fresh as it gets and includes homemade pasta and build-your-own pizza. For desert, grab a partridgeberry sorbet or some bread pudding and you won’t be sorry.
Nearest Grocer: ValuFoods (about a 5 minute drive)
Corner Store up the street (about a five minute drive) with Liquor Express