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Bay Street Cafe

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Canadian, American
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22 Bay St, Parry Sound, Ontario P2A 1S5, Canada
+1 705-746-2882
11:00 - 23:00
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Parry Sound, Canada
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic location, and a great verandah (which means a roof and blinds to keep out the rain) to have a drink and a snack and watch the boats. Food is OK, nachos and apps OK if you just want something to soak up the beer or wine before getting back into your boat. THey certainly could do better, but the... More 

Thank GreatLakeNomads
Parry Sound, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Wow the service was so bad - the waitress never brought my drink despite being reminded, and even though our friends arrived before us and ordered our food we had to wait 10 minutes to get the waitress' attention and another 10 minutes before she actually brought the food and you could tell the fries had been re-fried to the... More 

Thank Sandie S
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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160 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Very attractive seafood restaurant just down Bay Street from our bed and breakfast. Seeing as it was Thanksgiving weekend and we showed up at 8pm we had the place practically to ourselves. The food was excellent and so was our friendly efficient waiter. It was too cold to sit outside on the porch but it looked delightful. The cafe is... More 

Thank praedewald
Holetown, Barbados
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

There were flies everywhere...we should have left. I had the French onion soup. Good. Others had the chowder...and had stomach issues later. Our server was abysmal. No spunk. No personality... Oh well, not again.

Thank Katherine Y
Mellieha, Malta
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64 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

We came there for a lunch on a sunny day. The location is quite nice, watching activity on the water either from the terrace or from inside at a window place. The food was simple but adequate, but the place looks a bit shabby.

Thank AbrahamPotappel
Angus, Canada
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Wife and I had lunch there. Selection is very good and what we ordered was very good. Staff was friendly and you're near the water.

Thank jgangelicchio
Stratford, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

I have been here before many hours ago, the serve was great. I had the new fish tacos. The were delicious but a little spicy. I would definitely recommend them. And for dessert you have to have their deep fried ice cream . Yummy

Thank smoreangel
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

My husband and I visited the Bay Street Cafe after the lady on the 30,000 Island Cruise recommended it. The restaurant itself was dirty and nothing special to look at, but we were pleased with our meals. I had the surf and turf and my husband had the steak. We sat on the porch overlooking the lake which helped distract... More 

Thank Elisabeth K
Toronto, Canada
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

This was a great, new rest stop idea returning Southbound on the 400. This is only a few minutes detour for wonderful lake views from the Bay St Cafe in the quaint town of Parry Sound. Food and service were quite good and menu prices were very reasonable. A typical 400 drive-thru pit-stop is 10 minutes, this was relaxing enough... More 

Thank David O
Hamilton, Canada
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We were camping at nearby Sturgeon Bay Provincial Park on Labor Day weekend, and we came into town to grab a few things and some lunch. We sat on the patio, which is ok, but a little tight. The service was painfully slow...we waited for a long time just to get our dirty table cleaned, then again for beers, then... More 

Thank Alyssa B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Canadian, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Bay St, Parry Sound, Ontario P2A 1S5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Northeastern Ontario  >  Parry Sound
  • Phone Number: +1 705-746-2882

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