We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
WINNER WONDERLAND
Win Big When You Book on TripAdvisor

The North Restaurant

££££
Canadian
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
45 Mary St | Dunlop Street, W & Bayfield Street Intersection, Barrie, Ontario L4N 1T2, Canada
705-812-2192
Website
Today
16:00 - 21:00
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Sun - Tue 16:00 - 21:00
Wed 16:00 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 16:00 - 23:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

137 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 137: English reviews
Huntsville, Canada
Level Contributor
58 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, atmosphere and service...hubby had the lamb and I had the Squash pasta dish...so yummy You can take your own wine as they do offer a corking fee...which is nice...I do fine the dining area a little tight...the tables are somewhat close....but the food makes up for it, We will be back on our next visit to Barrie.

Helpful?
Thank Estie46
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a good time the last time we were here with friends. Tonight had to ask for bread three times, people that came in after us were given bread & the chefs sample of smoked salmon, but we didn't receive anything. My husband asked the waitress after what everyone else had??? The Keg is much better that's why you have... More 

Helpful?
Thank Theresa O
Barrie, Canada
Level Contributor
12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I was not as thrilled with the North as I had been led to believe. While my dinner was good my hubby did not like and could not eat his dinner. The fish was to far overwhelming in the smell and he was turned off . Being from the east coast and being a fish eater I He had never... More 

Helpful?
Thank Sandy W
ontario canada
Level Contributor
300 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We went to celebrate a special occasion with some friends. Service, food and ambience are top notch. Our appetizers, oysters, crab pastry were delicious. Our mains, steak, pasta dish, salad , rack of lamb and tuna were all delicious, perfectly seasoned. Lovely tray of mini desserts was a wonderful touch.

Helpful?
Thank pinn
Barrie, Canada
Level Contributor
415 reviews
233 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 249 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

I'd been looking forward to the restaurant since moving to Barrie and chose a special occasion with my husband to visit but unfortunately it didn't quite live up to the hype - guess that's the problem with hype. To start with the music was too loud and 90's pop - should have been a clue for the food to follow... More 

Helpful?
Thank Peytonsage
New Delhi, India
Level Contributor
25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Very nice dinner Food +++++ Service+++++ Atmosphere +++++ Great evening spent in a very nicely renovated old home. Thank you and we will visit again

Helpful?
Thank Jeff C
Barrie, Canada
Level Contributor
25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

We chose the tasting menu and were wonderfully surprised, costly but worth it! All courses were unique and beautifully presented with perfect portion sizes. The atmosphere was cozy and comfortable; as you open the door to an refurbished old house you feel 'at home'. A wonderful fine dining experience!

Helpful?
Thank Aprilmaedawn
Level Contributor
12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Rather unique "eats" at this restaurant. Only one problem that I didn;t like is that you leave hungry small portions and very expensive.

Helpful?
Thank Leslie G
Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

If you are a visitor to Toronto and are going to cottage country and don't mind waiting for an hour and 15 minutes for food served mostly warm to cold try THE NORTH. I have had many good experiences there because I know the owner/chef Marco to be a great chef BUT NOT THIS EVENING (Tuesday August 9, 2016). I... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Barry S
Barrie, Canada
Level Contributor
7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

My husband and I joined another couple here for a birthday celebration (last minute). Barrielicious was on and the menu was small but the choices were delightful. The food is absolutely delicious and the service is 5 star. Staff are extremely friendly and make every effort to cater to your needs. Our waitress didn't miss a thing, from perfect timing... More 

Helpful?
Thank Tourinamongmasses

Travellers who viewed The North Restaurant also viewed

 

Been to The North Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Cuisine
Canadian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
Monday
16:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 22:00
Thursday
16:00 - 23:00
Friday
16:00 - 23:00
Saturday
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Mary St | Dunlop Street, W & Bayfield Street Intersection, Barrie, Ontario L4N 1T2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Barrie
  • Phone Number: 705-812-2192

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from The North Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?