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French's Refreshment Booth

388 Couchiching Point Rd, Orillia, Ontario L3V 6P4, Canada
+1 705-325-4990
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good22%
  • Average19%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible3%
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“ice cream” (7 reviews)
“burger” (4 reviews)
“stephen” (4 reviews)
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Fast food, Canadian
388 Couchiching Point Rd, Orillia, Ontario L3V 6P4, Canada
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Interesting history and photos of this place over the years. The teenagers serving were not helpful or friendly. Food was very average tooo.

Thank Nik C
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Best take out food while visiting the Port of Orillia. Location; right on the water front, take food back to your boat or sit anywhere in the park and enjoys your burger, hot dog or ice cream. Ask for your fries "well done" and you...More

Thank Flyingdutchman951
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Perhaps got a reprieve from Council tearing it down which would be a huge mistake, as that is what draws me here, a bit of yesteryears amusement parks. Food is good and reasonable and still operating despite a new snack bar open at the new...More

Thank thephoenixrisesagain
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

We went to French's refreshment booth for some ice cream I have vanilla of course it was good there we will return

Thank Mackenzie R
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Frenchies has been around in the same spot for over a hundred years and we are there to celebrate it every year in Orillia. Stephen Leacock had his own table there which still exists with a plaque commemorating him. Best homemade burgers, fries, shakes ,...More

Thank Beverly P
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

We arrived close to 9:00 p.m. put in our order a banquet burger and regular burger, fries and water. Wow huge banquet burger tasty treat soft hamburger role, perfectly cooked banquet burger and huge order of fries. We sat in the car as we were...More

Thank Billybob1234567
Reviewed 3 August 2016

This time I had a burger. It was OK and all. The fries still just OK not something to write home about (only to you guys) . The burger tasted fine but for me, not good enough to justify the money. I don't know how...More

Thank Rockiroads
Reviewed 22 July 2016

I understand the history of French's restaurant booth. Longevity in business is to be encouraged. However, the french fies are absolutely awful. The look like skinny pieces of straw and taste like frozen fries that are undercooked. I would not recommend this pit stop to...More

Thank Pierre B
Reviewed 1 July 2016

I have been visiting this place since 1954! Gordon Lightfoot and even Stephen Leacock ate here often.

Thank 1esteban
Reviewed 15 April 2016

French's is a great place to visit and because of the selection, location and history. It is only opened from spring until fall but I am not quite sure of the actual dates! This establishment is located directly across the street from Couchiching Beach Park...More

Thank TheNorsworthys
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Fast food, Canadian
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 388 Couchiching Point Rd, Orillia, Ontario L3V 6P4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Orillia
  • Phone Number: +1 705-325-4990
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