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The Crazy Fox Bistro

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135 Bayfield St, Barrie, Ontario L4M 3B3, Canada
+1 705-737-5000
17:00 - 23:00
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Tue - Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

A perennial favorite of ours for superb gastronomic delights with personal attention by Lana. Her spouse Coos is an award winning chef numerous times in Canada. Fantastic wines, delicious entrees & yummy desserts prepared in their glass encased immaculate kitchen. Bistro bar on main floor and outdoor patio add to the chic ambiance. Reservations are a must.

Thank James K
Barrie, Canada
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 November 2016

We went again to the Crazy Fox and as always the service and food was exceptional! They even gave us a free beer glass with my husband's beer order!

Thank Tamara D
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 November 2016

My husband and I just love The Crazy Fox - especially love sitting in the loft! Excellent service and wonderful food. The occasional time we've felt the food was lack-luster but it has never stopped us from returning. We also celebrated a surprise party for a family member there and the staff did an incredible job of keeping up the... More 

Thank Deanna F
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

There were two of us. We ate early and were seated upstairs. The waitress was very attentive and helpful with suggestions. We had the tuna appetizer and it was excellent. We enjoyed different means and deserts. Everything was delicious, presented nicely and portions were generous. Would definitely go again.

Thank Nancy C
Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

amazing bbq ribs that fall off the bone with amazing flavour,also try their cuban sandwich it is very tasty!I have observed every table and not one complaint!A big conference in town filled every table in the eatery!A must try!!!!

Thank fb575155224
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

The food is always excellent here. Favourites are the tuna appetizer, veal scallopini! Drinks take too long to get though. Wine list too pricey and restaurant could use an updating.

Thank pilotmom
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

We went there for lunch, I had often wanted to try this restaurant. I was initially impressed by the decor, even though the set up is a little confusing with 3 levels. I ordered the Herbed Fettucini with clams, shrimp, calamari in a garlic white wine sauce. My friend ordered the bang, bang shrimp. After waiting a while our server... More 

Thank gogitoronto
Aurora, Canada
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14 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Second time at Crazy Fox Bistro. Twice now we had a great meal and time. Starters were delicious and healthy portions. Main course, well done, both in presentation and taste. Will definitely go back.

1 Thank PatrickYYZ
1 review
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We've been here 4 or 5 times whenever we stop over in Barrie. Menu has plenty of great options and we always enjoy sharing the Chef's Platter which is a sample of the appetizers. Service has been excellent each time.

Thank Stuart E
Barrie, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Six of us for dinner....all with different meals. Everything was brought out at the same time, nice and hot, and each one delicious, including rack of lamb, salmon, pasta dishes. The appetizers were great as well, having had the boston pear salad, and bang bang shrimp.

Thank Felix1127

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 Bayfield St, Barrie, Ontario L4M 3B3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Barrie
  • Phone Number: +1 705-737-5000
The Crazy Fox Bistro brings together the best of classic and contemporary cuisine. This popular Barrie restaurant has been providing fine dining in a casual atmosphere since 1986. Award-winning chef and owner Coos Uylenbroek creates unique dishes that tantalize the senses using only the freshest ingredients available.

The Crazy Fox Bistro's staff offer superior, personalized service to its many satisfied customers. It's the perfect place in Barrie to stop by after work to try a scrumptious appetizer in the cozy bar area or savour superb cuisine in the multi-level dining room for the full fine dining experience.

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