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The North Restaurant

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45 Mary St | Dunlop Street, W & Bayfield Street Intersection, Barrie, Ontario L4N 1T2, Canada
16:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Tue 16:00 - 21:00
Wed 16:00 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 16:00 - 23:00
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42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2016

Due to previous negative experiences, I had decided to avoid this restaurant. However, I received a gift certificate and naturally wanted to use it. I invited a friend and we went there this past Saturday. We both started our meal with the grilled calamari appetizer. It was absolutely delicious, the calamari was tender and the combination of the grilled asparagus,... More 

Thank gogitoronto
Barrie, Canada
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

We took our adult daughter and her fiancée here for dinner over a Christmas visit. The food was amazing! I am still thinking about it and know I will be back. I had been before for Barrielicious but never just to order off the regular menu. We all loved our meals and couldn't stop talking about it the next day.... More 

Thank Kathym1955
1 review
Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

My husband and I, with 5 others, made reservations for New years. We received our meal two and a half hours later. Our meal was cold,and not properly cooked. Although we received one meal on the house as well as a few drinks,it still did not justify the price we paid and the poor service. At least the bread baskets... More 

Thank kishapoo
Oro Station, Canada
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57 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2015

I'll break it down into 3 phases! 1) Atmosphere-- Casual yet refined... Nice ambiance whether you are a couple or a group of friends. Dining room side has seating for approximately 30 guests and they also have a bar side and a patio fronting on to Mary Street. 2) Service-- We received exceptional service from all of the wait staff.... More 

Thank mmousseau
Barrie, Canada
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2015

We visited for an early dinner on a Saturday night and had a very private meal in the second floor dining room. The presentation of the food is only surpassed by its' excellent quality and superb preparation. Portions were generous compared to many fine dining restaurants. Service was outstanding. Well worth spending the extra money for a dining experience, not... More 

Thank Wag54
Barrie, Canada
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2015

Have always wanted to try out this restaurant everyone talks about and finally last night I had the chance. Excellent selection of wine, delicious sushi appetizer and amazing squash cannelloni. Service was perfect, ambiance was lovely. Definitely a place I highly recommend!

Thank Jellybean107_2000
Barrie, Canada
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45 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2015

Went for my birthday! The food was good. I had the tempura sushi as an appetizer is was wonderful! The server brought up a dessert platter for my dessert which was totally unexpected and delicious!

Thank mybele
Huntsville, Canada
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58 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2015

My husband and I had such a wonderful lunch here with my son and his new baby...Our server was spot on and the food what can I say...its just so nice when your in a restaurant that makes you feel so welcome...one of my best dining experiences in Barrie.,.their dinner menu looks amazing...and they do a corking fee for your... More 

Thank Estie46
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Reviewed 4 November 2015 via mobile

We have frequented The North for many years now and chef Marco and staff always makes us feel at home. Superb service and amazing food always brings us back. Very comfortable dining room and a great place to bring your loved one for a romantic evening.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Aurora, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2015

Barrie can be a sleepy town when it comes to fine dinning. Most go to the Keg and Jack Astor's but if you want something special for dinner this is the best chef in town.

Thank Stu C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?