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Loondocks Restaurant

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98 Joseph Street, Port Carling, Ontario P0B 1J0, Canada
+1 705-765-5191
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Annandale, Virginia
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

The outside space remodel is terrific and loses nothing from the previous space. I was with a group of "sharers" and so I can say that the appetizers were a terrific and the pasta, beef and trout were all very well prepared and presented. The staff is always very attentive without being hovering. Must do a shout out of congratulations... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

After staying at the Marriott Resort at Lake Rousseau and reading the bad reviews of the restaurant there, we opted to go to Loondocks Restaurant in Port Carling. So glad we did. Quaint and friendly restaurant with outstanding service. We were pleasantly surprised by the superb dinners which were served. Certainly worth the drive from the resort and reasonably priced... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

My husband and I had a lovely dinner at Loondock. We shared the Muskoka salad which was delicious. We both had the trout with puréed squash. Again delicious. Desert was creme brûlée and a flourless chocolate cake, both were fabulous. The service was superb. The setting was lovely as well overlooking the Port Carling locks. I highly recommend dinner at... More 

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Naples, Florida
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73 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

On the rainy evening in September, we were greeted in such a friendly way, it set the mood for us to enjoy the meal. We had traveled for most of the day and stopped in for an early dinner. We sat on the covered porch and enjoyed a lovely meal. We applaud the staff and the food. A wonderful greeting... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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130 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

My husband and I recently went to Loondocks for dinner with 2 other couples. The setting is beautiful, overlooking the south end of Lake Rosseau. We were not able to get a table on the back deck as it was fully booked so we sat in the covered porch area -- not as good a view but still nice. Five... More 

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Thornhill, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This restaurant is perched over the Port Carling locks and diners can choose to sit outside and watch the boats or inside. For a treat, book a table outside on a summer evening. The menu is small with carefully chosen plates to reflect the local availability of fresh ingredients. There is a variety of meat, fish (Milford Bay trout), poultry... More 

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Thank Debi1959
Ottawa Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

We had drinks and appetizers on a beautiful evening. All were very tasty and beautifully presented. The staff is wonderful: friendly, knowledgeable, helpful. We'll be back for sure!

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Thank 5dolla
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Peaceful dinner with my husband. We enjoyed the fresh Vietnamese spring rolls but thought they could be more generously filled, the peanut sauce was very mildly flavoured. We ordered the gnocchi ( pleasant ) and the beef filet with one shrimp ( beef was overlooked but still very tender and had good flavour . The jumbo shrimp at $7 each... More 

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Thank Kelly B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Been here several times and always enjoyed the food. The specials are always differant and innovative. The gnocchi with sausage is amazing.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Really liked Loondocks. Sat on the patio for a delicious meal with very good service. Had the soup of the day which was fabulous and the steak and pasta main meals were equally delicious. Only thing was my husband ordered his steak with extra shrimp and they knowingly brought it out with the shrimp on top of my pasta dish... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$29
Cuisine
Canadian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98 Joseph Street, Port Carling, Ontario P0B 1J0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Muskoka District  >  Port Carling
  • Phone Number: +1 705-765-5191
Description
Fresh and local fine dining in the heart of Muskoka.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?