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The Black Dog Village Pub & Bistro

) #1 of 13 Restaurants in Bayfield $$ - $$$ , ,
5 Main St N, Bayfield, Bluewater, Ontario N0M 1G0, Canada
+1 519-565-2326
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, Pub, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5 Main St N, Bayfield, Bluewater, Ontario N0M 1G0, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stopped for a drink after shopping. We sat on the pwtio which was very nice and were able to enjoy the good weather. You needed to wait to be seated which of course is standard. Unfortunately 3 staff walked right past us and didnt even...More

Thank loraine01
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Made the 'Cottage Girls' yearly trek to this favourite pub. Didn't disappoint with excellent cider washing down the relish fish & chips!

Thank Merri F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped by The Dog to have lunch with some friends. The patio was nice, the service was good, most of the food was good, but the lake perch fish sandwich was a poor choice. The fish sandwich consisted of three very small perch fillets,...More

2  Thank Ian Mackay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I wish I could choose 4.5 stars for this review because my only complaint was minor. This was my second visit to The Black Dog and both times have been thoroughly enjoyable. The atmosphere is cozy and inviting, the food and drink delicious and the...More

Thank ajc248
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I read good reviews so thought we would go for dinner... So wrong We were given the choice of two bad tables outside as they told us that's all they had. We picked a table behind the host podium. As we sat...More

1  Thank clamback
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really good experience. We originally had reservations on the patio for a (chilly) Friday night. But, when we arrived they told us that they had a cancellation so we were able to sit inside. Everyone loved their meal. I had the burger with Bleu Cheese...More

Thank Christie C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious lunch of Caesar salad and hamburger with many trimmings served under a beautiful blue sky on the patio. Our second visit to The Black Dog Pub was as enjoyable as our first several years ago.

Thank Slepinur
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great meal at the Black Dog! Everyone thoroughly enjoyed their meal! Our server Conor was attentive and made good suggestions from the menu! Had the Pavlova for desert, it was wonderful, next time the Guinness Chocolate cake is what I will try...More

Thank Cheryl B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were seated on the patio, which got a bit cool, but I cannot blame the Pub for that. I had the hamburger and fries, which was very good. Unfortunately they only had Coke in a small bottle, which was rather expensive. Why can they...More

1  Thank John A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awesome place! I'm a big Beer and Whiskey guy! I wish I could remember his name, but an extremely friendly bartender with perfect hair had drink recommendations for days! (which you'll need with their incredible selection) Stayed for 3 days 2 nights in Bayfield, went...More

Thank Kirk A
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
are you open on Christmas Day for dinner and is there a special menu?
24 December 2015|
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Response from jaunty5 | Reviewed this property |
were there during the Summer so I don't know
Do you have gluten-free options?
23 June 2015|
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Response from Mike H | Reviewed this property |
My wife is celiac, and she has no problems with the food. They go out of their way to accomadate your needs.
Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?
8 May 2015|
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Response from needles4ewe | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, we were there in the winter. Call the restaurant and see
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Main St N, Bayfield, Bluewater, Ontario N0M 1G0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Huron County  >  Bluewater  >  Bayfield
  • Phone Number: +1 519-565-2326
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