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“Good food, slow service”
Review of Michael & Marion's

Michael & Marion's
Ranked #14 of 523 Restaurants in Barrie
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$25 - US$100
Cuisines: Canadian
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Neighbourhood: City Center
Reviewed 25 January 2013

We stopped in for barrielicious as this was one restaurant we have been meaning to try. Parking can be a challenge, so be prepared to walk a little bit.

We were seated promptly and our drink order was taken, but it took almost 10 minutes to get our menus, after witch we could place our order for almost 20 minutes.

I am a fan of Barrielicious, however I find resturants are deviating too much from the principals of the festival. The idea is 25 for dinner, not 20.33, not 25.10 and 30. Its 25, and a smaller than usual portion so you can have the 3 courses! They have a fancy menu with 'extra' appetisers too, which again, is not the point.

The food was howeve fantastic, cream of broccoli soup, I could have just had that and nothing else! The lamb was done to perfection, and was quite a large portion. My wife had the pizza which too was fantastic, but too large. Again, missing the point of Barrielicious, the portions are too large, and thus the bizzare and non-conforming price points.

Would we come back for the food? Yes! The service was not good, other tables received much more attention, while when the waitress did come she was professional. To me, good food and poor service = we probably will not come back.

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Thank Stephan29
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Reviewed 23 January 2013

Great food, great service, intimate atmosphere and a terrific spot to meet up with friends. Desserts are truly great here too - if all you want is a dessert later in the evening - this is the place for it.

Thank execjim
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Reviewed 11 January 2013

Try the Barrielicious menu. Good service, nice atmosphere and the menu is not cheapened for Barrielicious. Good private party venue.

Thank J K
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Reviewed 30 December 2012

Great food. Good value, a reasonable wine list and friendly service.
Reservations are a must for any peak time.
There is food service in the adjacent bar, same menu. For private needs a room upstairs for about 20 people.

Thank Canad_ian1952
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Reviewed 21 December 2012

Went with Friends the food was good but when you leave hungry that's not good I like to have plenty of food.

Thank gdwilson
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