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Dinkel's Restaurant & Courtyard

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44 Bridge St E, Belleville, Ontario K8N 1L6, Canada
+1 613-966-2556
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Ottawa
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57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Hosted a work lunch at Dinkel',s which is a regular occurrence. The service is terrific; the ambiance is special; the specials are always a hit. Easily accommodated a few extra guests and brought the food out super quick. No one lacked for anything. The savoury food and the terrific servers will have us planning our next meeting there

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Thank OttawaTwinsMama
Brampton, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

The service is generally solicitous and quick. The food is always fresh and cooked correctly. The menu is traditional French, Swiss Italian and English. The surroundings provide the opportunity for quiet, private conversation

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Thank Clare W
Carrying Place, Canada
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248 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We went for a business lunch to Dinkel's and had the opportunity to sit outside at backpatio. The lunch menu was from Paulo's next door. We ordered the Pesto PIzza with some salad and we enjoyed it very much.

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Thank Christian J
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We celebrated a special anniversary with family. We had a private room and wonderful service. I had the salmon special with grilled vegetables. It was excellent. I notified the server that I was celiac and he assured me that the kitchen staff would be notified that my meal had to be kept separate and not in any contact with gluten/flour.... More 

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Thank June F
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66 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

It is a very quaint restaurant, but it was a bit hot. The terrace was being used by a group and the doors were closed (I had been advised of that when I phoned to inquire), the staff was very nice and the salmon was excellent. Highly recommended!

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Thank Renee T
Belleville, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2016

We went here for a treat on our Anniversary, what a mistake. I should have read the other reviews!!! We were told before ordering that the ONLY choice for starch was scalloped potatoes, we had a reservation you would think they could have at least boiled a couple of potatoes and had 2 baked in the oven for more choice,... More 

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Belleville, Canada
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2016

Whatever reputation Dinkle's had, it's gone. We've eaten there several times only to walk away feeling that we've paid for an over rated meal. Bland veggies, okay main & okay desserts. Our last visit in 2015 is definitely our last. Capers or Earl & Angelos wins hands down.

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Thank Artzee44
Ontario, Canada
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88 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2015

This restaurant has a great reputation in the community. It has nice decor and friendly people. My last visit wasn't great. The food was ok and the service lacked. This is not a place I would usually go and would prefer Paulo's next door.

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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2015

I was there last month when one of my friends celebrated job promotion and there were 15 of us. The guy who was serving us was horrible; slow, forgetful, trying to be funny? The food was disgusting. The bill for that table was more than $500, but they asked us to leave at 9:30 although the restaurant is officially closing... More 

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2 Thank Dl V
Belleville, Canada
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100 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2015

Dinkel's has an incredible patio. When the weather is nice - you HAVE to lunch/dine here. You'll be swept away to Europe (or at least Kingston). Food is simple but good. It used to be a lot better, but the focus seems to have blurred a little. Great service.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Canadian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Bridge St E, Belleville, Ontario K8N 1L6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Belleville
  • Phone Number: +1 613-966-2556

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