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Port Bar & Dining Room

1289 Wharf St, Pickering, Ontario L1W 1A2, Canada
+1 905-839-7678
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good28%
  • Average19%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
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“brunch” (23 reviews)
“oysters” (19 reviews)
“deviled eggs” (7 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
1289 Wharf St, Pickering, Ontario L1W 1A2, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We went to Port on a Monday around 6 pm. Should have been quick service considering it wasn't busy but, as my daughter said it was like watching the Stepford wives. We ordered drinks after a wait and waited again for about 20 minutes to...More

Thank wendyhern
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for a family birthday the patio was full so we sat on the dinning room with a view of the water. Our waiting was extremely friendly and professional, however it seemed like they were under staffed and he was looking after the entire dinning...More

Thank hailey09
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We searched yelp along the entire shore of Lake Ontario and discovered Port! Great dinning right on the water. Emma and Victoria took fantastic care of us and helped to ensure we had a fabulous night! This is the first time I've ever written a...More

1  Thank Wayne S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found the staff extremely pleasant, chatty, interested, and willing to please. The drinks in the bar were great -- we liked that it was quiet enough that we could talk comfortably -- not always the case in new restaurants. Our dinner table was on...More

Thank Barbara P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We reserved online 5 days b4 hand. We booked for Sat night at 8pm. We waiting approx 8 mins for at table outside on the patio which has a nice view of the harbour and boats. The sunset, atmosphere and food were great. It gets...More

1  Thank Superstar08
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Over a number of years i have tried to come to port for a good experience and every time i was dissapointed. This time was the last time i will come to this place. we ordered mussels to start which i was very excited for....More

Thank Tom A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We sat in the bar area for dinner. Our server was amazing. I must say I am so happy to hear the servers are to respond "my pleasure" and "you're welcome" rather than "no worries" and "no problem." Thank you for this! We weren't rushed....More

Thank No-Laptops-Allowed
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautifully situated with one of the best views from their patio ever! Enjoyable food with very friendly and efficient service only draw back was the food was very slow coming from the kitchen which wasn't so bad as it gave us time to chat and...More

Thank MaireAnne2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hostess was not so welcoming . And NO we didn't have reservations . Nice sunny afternoon out on the patio . Had a small problem with one of the appetizers and server handled it well . Manager came by and dish was re-made . Food...More

1  Thank cosmos55
Reviewed 7 June 2017

One of the best patio in the Durham region. The food is yummy and the service is friendly. A place to unwind and relax.

Thank Kate C
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Questions & Answers
Baxter M
17 January 2017|
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Response from TMorgan1289 | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hello Baxter, Yes, we always have vegan options. Currently we are testing our next menu and there is a vegetarian/vegan option available. Todd PORT bar-dining room
11 June 2015|
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Response from Todd M | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for your inquiry. We have hosted buffet lunches and dinners for certain events. Please email us or call 905-839-7678 to discuss the specifics of your request.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$24
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Digital Payments
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1289 Wharf St, Pickering, Ontario L1W 1A2, Canada (Formerly Port)
    (Liverpool Rd)
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Pickering
  • Phone Number: +1 905-839-7678
  • E-mail
PORT -dining room & bar- is a Waterfront North American Bistro. OUR GOAL is to create a community gathering spot, where we showcase our passion for hospitality and great food & beverage. Our Chef team has created menus that evolve to reflect the season and locally raised products. Our products are produced in house by career-minded chefs using fresh ingredients and classic techniques. Our Beverage Team strives to (re)create cocktails that reflect the passion and skill of the original bartender. We support independently owned breweries with 14 beers on tap. Our wine list varies in price and style for every enjoyer of wine. FeastON & OceanWise certified.
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