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The North Restaurant

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45 Mary St | Dunlop Street, W & Bayfield Street Intersection, Barrie, Ontario L4N 1T2, Canada
16:00 - 23:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Tue 16:00 - 21:00
Wed 16:00 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 16:00 - 23:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Enjoy the apps with your favorite wine. Organic food plated beautifully . A great selection of vino to accompany it. Modern urban in upscale decor setting nestled downtown off the main road.

Thank James K
Huntsville, Canada
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58 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, atmosphere and service...hubby had the lamb and I had the Squash pasta dish...so yummy You can take your own wine as they do offer a corking fee...which is nice...I do fine the dining area a little tight...the tables are somewhat close....but the food makes up for it, We will be back on our next visit to Barrie.

Thank Estie46
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a good time the last time we were here with friends. Tonight had to ask for bread three times, people that came in after us were given bread & the chefs sample of smoked salmon, but we didn't receive anything. My husband asked the waitress after what everyone else had??? The Keg is much better that's why you have... More 

Thank Theresa O
Barrie, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I was not as thrilled with the North as I had been led to believe. While my dinner was good my hubby did not like and could not eat his dinner. The fish was to far overwhelming in the smell and he was turned off . Being from the east coast and being a fish eater I He had never... More 

Thank Sandy W
ontario canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We went to celebrate a special occasion with some friends. Service, food and ambience are top notch. Our appetizers, oysters, crab pastry were delicious. Our mains, steak, pasta dish, salad , rack of lamb and tuna were all delicious, perfectly seasoned. Lovely tray of mini desserts was a wonderful touch.

Thank pinn
Barrie, Canada
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420 reviews
234 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

I'd been looking forward to the restaurant since moving to Barrie and chose a special occasion with my husband to visit but unfortunately it didn't quite live up to the hype - guess that's the problem with hype. To start with the music was too loud and 90's pop - should have been a clue for the food to follow... More 

Thank Peytonsage
New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Very nice dinner Food +++++ Service+++++ Atmosphere +++++ Great evening spent in a very nicely renovated old home. Thank you and we will visit again

Thank Jeff C
Barrie, Canada
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

We chose the tasting menu and were wonderfully surprised, costly but worth it! All courses were unique and beautifully presented with perfect portion sizes. The atmosphere was cozy and comfortable; as you open the door to an refurbished old house you feel 'at home'. A wonderful fine dining experience!

Thank Aprilmaedawn
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Rather unique "eats" at this restaurant. Only one problem that I didn;t like is that you leave hungry small portions and very expensive.

Thank Leslie G
Toronto, Canada
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22 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

If you are a visitor to Toronto and are going to cottage country and don't mind waiting for an hour and 15 minutes for food served mostly warm to cold try THE NORTH. I have had many good experiences there because I know the owner/chef Marco to be a great chef BUT NOT THIS EVENING (Tuesday August 9, 2016). I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Mary St | Dunlop Street, W & Bayfield Street Intersection, Barrie, Ontario L4N 1T2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Barrie
  • Phone Number: 705-812-2192

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