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R&L Bistro

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193 Manitoba St, Bracebridge, Ontario P1L 1S3, Canada
+1 705-646-2237
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
Closed now
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Tue - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Wed - Sat 17:00 - 20:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 14:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had 20 people for my mother's 80th birthday. The food and service was second to none. There was no complaint at all.

Thank Linda F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Love it here, the ambiance and food are great. I choose this place for great lunches, sunday eggs benedict and romantic evening dinners

Thank Sue T
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was there for dinner with my wife we both had the Caesar salad I had the tenderloin and my wife had the lamb both we cooked exactly the way we wished Adam helped us pick the right wine this has been our 3rd time there and again not disappointed. Will be back again.

Thank blueeyes1962
Baysville, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I must admit, I'm a club sandwich fan. Nothing like a good one to offset that mid day hunger, & this is a place to get a great one! We went for lunch today around 1:30, the place was busy, but not packed. The service was good, the club sandwich was great. Ping back... Soon

1 Thank Wayne D
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of our favorite places for lunch! Great food, staff and prices! Love it! A must when you come to Muskoka

1 Thank DOC65Burlington
Bracebridge, Canada
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Want a casually elegant meal in warm surroundings? R & L's is your best bet. Chef Rick ensures a terrific dining experience. Seasonal vegetables are fresh and crisp, the meat only the highest quality. Each place is designed to be as attractive as possible. Our server Adam was friendly and honestly interested in his customers. Food was served with the... More 

1 Thank andyb512016
Toronto, Canada
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53 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having been here several times in the past, we decided on R&L Bistro for a birthday dinner. Eight of us were all happy with the fantastic service and food. We wanted for nothing and even when the restaurant was full, everything was excellent. The service and kitchen team here really know what they are doing. The food was sensational, as... More 

1 Thank Traveller6345
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner tonight. Three of us our son from Calgary...was not original plan...but it was a great experience...great food ...great service .....we will go back...the New Year's Eve menu looks great....

1 Thank Doug B
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

It's absolutely beyond my comprehension that there is even one negative review on this gem of a restaurant. We have dined there several times and have never found fault with any aspect. The food is always cooked to perfection by very capanly kitchen, the staff courteous , friendly and professional and several conversations with other diners have made for memorable... More 

Thank Brucehig
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Thank you Adam and Rick for a fantastic evening - our food was absolutely delicious as were the wines. An excellent menu with something for everyone. The atmosphere and attention to detail is spot on. Looking forward to returning on our next trip to Canada!

Thank Sharon A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Canadian, International, Mediterranean, European, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 193 Manitoba St, Bracebridge, Ontario P1L 1S3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Muskoka District  >  Bracebridge
  • Phone Number: +1 705-646-2237
R&L Bistro is a small quaint Bistro on Manitoba Street in the heart of downtown Bracebridge. We seat a maximum of 32 covers for lunch and dinner at one time. We do recommend reservations either by phone or online through our booking interface.Inside you will find a casual, yet sophisticated atmosphere, with white linen table cloths. In the evening the atmosphere is decidedly romantic.A local artist provides the stunning artwork.Our food although simple and delicious, covers a wide array of cuisine styles from traditional French, to Asian and Italian dishes, all presented with flair.Our service is second to none, and in the evening is modeled on the service found at Michelin starred establishments.We look forward to welcoming you and your family and friends to R&L Bistro.

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