A relatively large and busy fishing port. There is little shelter from the swell in the outer reaches of the harbour, but once inside the breakwater there are plenty of mooring possibilities on the wharves on the western side of the harbour with a minimum of 3m at low water.
The harbour and town are not as scenic or peaceful as others in this area and if simply looking for an overnight stopover en route to or from St Pierre and Miquelon then Little St Lawrence or Burin are far more peaceful and attractive alternatives.
However if you need to re-provision or do laundry then St Lawrence is a good choice. There is a supermarket within 100m of the wharf and a pharmacist and liquor store within easy walking distance. The harbour master's office has excellent showers and laundry facilities with free wifi. However, rather unusually, the harbour master treats a "day" as starting and finishing at midnight and under this interpretation an overnight stop of 12 hours actually attracts 2 days worth of mooring fees!
There is a motel with a bar serving food adjacent to the wharf, but it is not a particularly enticing place to visit and falls a long way short of its counterparts in Trepassey and Burin.