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The Oar & Paddle

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530 Muskoka Road N, Gravenhurst, Ontario P1P 1G3, Canada
+1 705-687-8618
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11:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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108 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I have eaten in this place many times when it was 'North' and offered fine dining. It has successfully changed its format and menu to a general restaurant but has preserved its excellent quality of food and service. Reasonably priced with fast, friendly service.

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Thank Craig C
Richmond Hill, Canada
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62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were short on dinner options since we were in Gravenhurst on the off-season and almost everything was closed for the season. This is a wonderful, quirky little place that seems to be a locals favourite. What a surprise when a duo of guitar and music machine started a set - there was even a couple who started dancing! Food... More 

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Ontario
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95 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We came here for an early Monday meal. It was a quiet evening but picked up around 6pm. Our server was prompt and friendly. The decor is very Muskoka and you definitely get the small town feel here. We had the pull apart cheese bread to begin (delicious!). We shared a tasty bottle of Sauvignon Blanc which paired well with... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

we stopped in for a bite to eat while out with our realtor while looking for a home in muskoka. The interior is cozy and defiantly a muskoka theme. The service was slow and there was only 6 tables in the restaurant if appeared as if their weekend plans were more important than serving guests. Menu is busy and they... More 

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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123 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I travelled to Gravenhurst to celebrate our Wedding Anniversary and had a lovely meal at the Oar & Paddle. We also enjoyed the entertainment provided by a guitarist who sang popular songs. Our Server provided exemplary service. Highly Recommended.

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Bracebridge, Canada
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went last night for diner at the Oar n Paddle .... 4 of us... I had the fish special it was yummy... we all totally enjoyed our food! Why I didn't give it 5 stars is because the service was very slow ... for Thursday. But food was good...we were famished by the time we got it... Maybe they need... More 

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Gravenhurst, Canada
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is a popular place on a Friday night! Loved the atmosphere--cozy, lots of window views, music not too loud so that you can carry on a conversation. First time we've been there; service was excellent, friendly and prompt. The food was outstanding: good value and plentiful helpings.

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Thank Shirley C
Seabrook, Texas
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217 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Met with my sister and a dear friend here for lunch and it was really pleasant, had the Tuscan soup and it was so flavorful, came back the same night with friends and we all enjoyed our meals. Fish and chips were very nice, Our Waitress served us both times and was friendly and very professional. Lovely spot to meet... More 

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Parry Sound, Canada
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131 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to come for dinner and we enjoyed our meal very much. The food was hot and there was plenty of it. I ordered 12 chicken wings and the wings were huge, I had to take 6 of them home. We started with the cheese/garlic bread and it was nice and hot with lots of cheese and garlic. My... More 

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Combermere, Canada
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

good casual dining great service nice muskoka flare good menu a fun and friendly place would definitely visit it again

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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$11 - US$19
Cuisine
Bar, Pub
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 530 Muskoka Road N, Gravenhurst, Ontario P1P 1G3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Muskoka District  >  Gravenhurst
  • Phone Number: +1 705-687-8618

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