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The Boathouse Eatery

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American, Bar, Canadian
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177 King St, Midland, Ontario L4R 3L8, Canada
+1 705-527-7480
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11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Waterloo, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Terrific view of the harbour, good food, newly expanded kitchen to accommodate the large crowds. Staff is very friendly. great patio overlooking the water for a great summer venue with live music.

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Thank bradmclean2016
Victoria Harbour, Canada
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is my favourite place to go for either a drink and a snack on a nice sunny day or a nice meal. I always take my friends and family here when they come for a visit. The atmosphere is great, the staff are friendly and well trained, and I have never been disappointed yet with the food. There is... More 

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Thank Christine S
Victoria Harbour, Canada
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate here on two occasions. Patio is nice as if offers a view of the Harbour. Food is average and I found it to be expensive. Staff not overly friendly .

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Thank Debbie M
Midland, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We like to go in the summer and sit outside with a nice cold beer. Live music is always enjoyable. Usually get the Margarita pizza with a side Caesar salad. But anything I have had has been good. Nice to sit and look out at the dock and the water.

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Thank r0bjan
Midland, Canada
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here on two occasions a lunch with two other friends and a family birthday party of about 20 people. The servers are nice and good at their jobs. Nothing extraordinary. The food is average but it doesn't match the price point. I found it to be a very expensive place to go and have a few drinks and a... More 

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Thank Kyle2788
Orillia, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

We got engaged at this restaurant 36 years ago. This was our first time back (because we don't live in the area) and we returned with 14 other friends and family. Everyone was very pleased with their meal and we had a wide assortment of dishes. We all got HOT food, served within one or two minutes of each other... More 

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Thank sunshinesky251
London, Canada
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8 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

We arrived ln town hungry and ended up at the Boathouse. Other than the location , it has nothing special to offer. The menu features typical bar food. The main bar area was quite noisy and that was before the live entertainment started. We sat in the back room so we could hear each other talk. That room was freezing.... More 

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Thank Jane W
Mono, Canada
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89 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

This place was very good. :) staff were ok but, a bit forgetful! Food was really good, atmosphere is wonderful! drinks were excellent!

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Thank Satisfied_Relaxed
Ottawa
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I ate at the Boathouse Eatery twice during my recent stay in Midland. The first night I went the weather was lovely and I ate on the patio. The service was very slow; I waited a long time to even give a drink order and hadn't been given a wine menu. The food, however, was delicious as was the presentation,... More 

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Thank Lorraine M
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90 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Nice atmosphere. Neat restaurant. The special was Crab alfredo and it was delicious. I had the Alaskan Haddock fish and chips and it was delicious as well. We will return.

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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$5 - US$21
Cuisine
American, Bar, Canadian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 177 King St, Midland, Ontario L4R 3L8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Midland
  • Phone Number: +1 705-527-7480
Description
The Boathouse Eatery is located at the town Docks overlooking beautiful Georgian Bay. With numerous areas to sit from inside dining, outdoor patio, upstairs private dining, we're sure you will have a favourite section. Our upstairs dining room is great for private bookings of parties of up to 45 people. Open for lunch and dinner seven days a week and live entertainment every Friday & Saturday night. One of Georgian Bay's best waterfront restaurants.

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