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Taboo Resort Restaurant

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1209 Muskoka Beach Rd, Gravenhurst, Ontario P1P 1R1, Canada
+1 705-687-2233
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07:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
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Toronto, Canada
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118 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have had several meals at the Taboo resort restaurant. They are kind of hit or miss. The meals can be tasty, the atmosphere can be nice (on a quiet day) but often times it feels understaffed. The service is just meh.

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Thank Lynne K
Pickering, Ontario
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214 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

We tried dinner one evening. My husband's striploin had little flavour. If he had known the "greens" (kale and zucchini) were so similar to the accompanying salad, he would have made another selection. Thank goodness there were toppings on the boathouse burger (which 2 of us had), because that was pretty dull as well. The garlic aioli really livened it... More 

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Thank TFry55
Brampton, Canada
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

On our arrival, we were left to wander until we found a server and asked if we could just seat ourselves outside on the patio overlooking the water. After waiting for 10 minutes, my husband went to find someone so we could order drinks. The hostess (we presume) came out to serve us. (there was no one else on the... More 

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Thank 86deb2015
Burlington, Canada
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Worst lunch ever! We paid $90 for disgusting and dry nachos (how can you mess up nachos!), horrible fettuccine with dry chicken, decent fish tacos and one drink. The service was mediocre at best. Take a 10-minute drive from the resort and visit all the different restaurants around, so much better and way more economical!

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Thank foodjunkiecanada2016
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323 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

For: 1) Fantastic Sunsets from the Patio 2) you're on the resort anyway Against: 1) the food quality is inferior to the price point (expensive) 2) no fresh beverages in a pub like environment? Overall it gets a poor. I've been coming here for nearly 15 years and the location never seems to pull it off, perhaps due to poor... More 

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Thank Faizal B
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59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Boated over and tied up at the dock out front. Went upstairs and sat in the outdoor patio. Ordered drinks and the Mediterranean Plate for an appetizer. Was absolutely delicious. Nice afternoon experience.

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Thank Terry R
Milton, Ontario
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2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a nice place to enjoy a cocktail and the sunset. We had heard countless ads on the radio about Taboo but did not remember that there was a fire in 2014 that took out the restaurant. That would explain the less than stellar dining venue but it does not excuse the poor service and high pricing... More 

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Thank Tobler
Cambridge, Canada
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

This restaurant is like a roadhouse with a beautiful view. It is strictly run by teenagers and in the three days we stayed at the resort, where it is located, we never saw anyone over early 20's. The food is mediocre at best. The first day we had the nachos and they were out of sour cream so dropped the... More 

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Thank Brit W
Gravenhurst, Canada
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Been many times prior by boat. Its was always a first class relaxing place to boat to, have a beer and great food view. New management by apparently 3 bar owners from Toronto, according to the staff. 12 bucks for a mimosa, 4 out of 4 orders were flat out terrible. Eggs beni all hard boiled, French toast with non... More 

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Thank W s
Ottawa, Canada
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Not at all what I expected. Ordering a glass of wine takes 10 minutes to get delivered. The food is more road house than anything. Beer and water served in plastic glasses. The servers are young kids who take orders and deliver food and drink. Very unimpressive. I'm dreading dinner tomorrow But fortunately I'm here for golf and only staying... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$22 - US$56
Cuisine
Canadian, American, International, Contemporary
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
Monday
07:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
Thursday
07:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
Friday
07:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
Saturday
07:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1209 Muskoka Beach Rd, Gravenhurst, Ontario P1P 1R1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Muskoka District  >  Gravenhurst
  • Phone Number: +1 705-687-2233

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