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Palmwood Waterfront Dining Lounge & Patio

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Canadian, Seafood, Pub
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3823 Terrace Lane, Crystal Beach, Fort Erie, Ontario L0S 1B0, Canada
+1 905-894-0820
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was brought to this restaurant to celebrate a person's birthday. Good atmosphere and setting, although a bit cool for sitting outside. The food was good and tasty, six of us in the group and all commented on how good their meal was. Staff were friendly and service efficient. In summertime this place would be well worth visiting, although I... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Well after missing the sign for this restaurant, as I was looking for a hotel (it was once but now a dining lounge!). We settled for a few drinks and a late lunch / early dinner, The service was great, the food was hot and as expected and plentiful. The views stunning. It's certainly a place we'd return to.

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Thank Aldoc999
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112 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We visited this restaurant tonight for the first to have a final family dinner before flying bal to England, Wow what a fantastic restaurant in a fabulous location, right on the beautiful Crystal beach, great place also yo watch the sunset, the food was good service great and very reasonable too, if you're ever at Crystal Beach be sure to... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

There aren't too many places near Crystal Beach for a nice sit-down dinner. Luckily, there's the Palmwood. The interior exudes a 60s vibe including the sign above the door proclaiming "Room for Rent", but it was so nice when we visited, everyone was outside. Their draft beer selection isn't huge, but has mainstays like Coors Light and Steamwhistle. We heard... More 

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Thank Bianca Z
Fort Erie, Canada
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

The Palmwood is a great place that had been around for many many years, large floor space, good food, bands and an awesome view of Lake Erie.

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Thank Derek J
Crystal Beach, Canada
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5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

It's the view and patio you come here for, not the food. Fish from Lake Erie is good, rest of menu is mediocre at best. Service is friendly.

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Thank Aleta B
Fort Erie, Canada
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

View is amazing. Was smelly that day and the beer was not cold enough but the food was good. Nice staff.

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Thank Gerri M
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

This is an older dining lounge and patio and could definitely use an upgrade. Everything is quite worn down. However the meals are good portion sizes and salads are large. Quality is average. The view of the water and the park makes for a very relaxed setting and makes up for the mediocre building and average food.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Lovely location and views of the sea all around restaurant. Cocktails were good but meals we ordered were average. Some of it didn't taste fresh and the salad was not good at all. Wouldn't come here to eat again which is a shame as the restaurant has the best location. Compared to other places to eat in the local area.

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Thank Jamie77UK
Ancaster, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Shrimp platter with 12 huge shrimps, 3 different kinds, was a great value as well as the Perch dinner, lightly battered, great fries. Sipping on Lime margaritas watching the view, waiting for our dinner watching the gorgeous waterfront view was perfect! We will be back!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Canadian, Seafood, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3823 Terrace Lane, Crystal Beach, Fort Erie, Ontario L0S 1B0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Fort Erie  >  Crystal Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 905-894-0820

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