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The Waterfront Dining

590 Liverpool Rd | Swanns Marina, Pickering, Ontario L1W 1P9, Canada
+1 905-420-2020
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good40%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“mussels” (16 reviews)
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Steakhouse, American, Bar, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
590 Liverpool Rd | Swanns Marina, Pickering, Ontario L1W 1P9, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This venue was chosen for a family brunch after a wedding. We were a group of about 25 including children. Our reservation had been made and upon arrival our table was set beautifully and children were given crayons and colouring pages right away. Orders for...More

1  Thank Diane M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely view, next to the marina... The hostess was excellent, greeted us in a friendly manner, kept us informed throughout our wait time- 45mins to sit @ root top patio l... The rest of the experience was less than pleasurable... Ask the waiter what the...More

1  Thank Georgiana C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you expect fine dining this is not the place to go , however if you want a great evening out with good food then you are in the right place , we were a party of eight five of whom had been many times...More

1  Thank Dave R
Reviewed 12 September 2017

One thing the Waterfront Dining has in its favour is location...and that's it. The food selection is not great and very average. Well, the view makes up for it if you are lucky enough to get a seat on the patio. What bothers me is...More

Thank SylviaToronto
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Love this place year round. Great outdoor patio in summer, nice ambiance in Bar area all the time. Great food, beverages and service.

2  Thank Kimberley M
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Really nice location by the bay. The atmosphere was quite good. The food was very average. I was there with my wife for our 40th anniversary. I just wanted to have appetizers as I was not too hungry. The mussels , although plenty, were mostly...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Had a late lunch with a friend the other day...2 orders of wings (suicide and sweet chili Thai) and the artichoke spinach dip, and a few drinks. I was really happy with my wings - nice a plump, crispy with suicide sauce. There are many...More

1  Thank FlyAtNIght
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

I called to make our reservation and mentioned it was for our anniversary so they made a noted for us to be by the window that way we could have a nice view of the water. Everything was excellent! We did get a nice view...More

1  Thank Kristiner_Taylor
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Service was a bit slow. The appetizers such as the crab cakes and oysters Rockefeller were awesome, especially the latter. The steaks and prime rib were mediocre. But the desserts were great such as the cheese cake and apple beignets. A great touch was the...More

1  Thank Alnoor K
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

I went to The Waterfront recently with a friend who has been there before. We choose to sit upstairs. We were very disappointed to learn that if you sit upstairs you don't get any of the restaurant specials. We were there on $5 house wine...More

1  Thank Michelle C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, View, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 590 Liverpool Rd | Swanns Marina, Pickering, Ontario L1W 1P9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Pickering
  • Phone Number: +1 905-420-2020
  • E-mail
The Waterfront is a long time addition to Pickering and the East G.T.A. Located at Frenchman's Bay overlooking beautiful Lake Ontario. The Waterfront features one of the most desirable patios with a view in an undeniable setting. Take in the atmosphere as you enjoy Brunch, Lunch, Dinner or Cocktails, offering you a casual and comfortable dining atmosphere featuring a modern, yet classic inspired menu. The Waterfront is a Perfect Spot for a "Year Round" Getaway. Est.1996
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