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Best's Restaurant & Homemade Ice Cream

) #3 of 4 Dessert in Grand Bend #25 of 36 Places to Eat in Grand Bend $$ - $$$, American, Fast food, Canadian
345 Ontario Street South | Ontario, Grand Bend, Lambton Shores, Ontario N0M 1T0, Canada
+1 519-238-6196
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good24%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible14%
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All hours
CUISINES
American, Fast food, Canadian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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345 Ontario Street South | Ontario, Grand Bend, Lambton Shores, Ontario N0M 1T0, Canada
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1 - 10 of 78 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Tried the coconut cream homemade, awesome! Lots of indoor and outdoor seating. Local family business.... Highly recommended, will go again for sure

Thank Denise M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was just as good as last year! Home made and regular ice cream available here. Lots of seating and decent environment. Friendly Staff!

Thank DougNemeth
Kameidotraveler, Owner at Best's Restaurant & Homemade Ice Cream, responded to this review

Thank you for your continued patronage at our restaurant. Your a loyal customer as sure as the sun shines! J. Best

Reviewed 14 March 2017

This place is super busy on Sundays during the summer! The ice cream is amazing and the prices are affordable.

Thank Angelica A
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Go there frequently in the summer for their excellent ice cream and occasionally for something quick to eat. Lots of selections for ice cream and their homemade stuff is excellent. Staff are very friendly and accommodating. Food is good and the place is very clean....More

Thank Robert E
Reviewed 14 October 2016

After setting up our tent, camping at the Pinery, we decided to skip making dinner and headed to Best's Restaurant. I had hamburger and fries and my husband had a hamburger and onion rings. Price was comparable. Lots of variety. We went just before dinner...More

Thank Kym P
myirishblood, Owner at Best's Restaurant & Homemade Ice Cream, responded to this review

Dear Kym P, Thank you for choosing BESTS during your recent trip to Grand Bend. Please know that all of your comments, including those pertaining to your burger and fries, are greatly appreciated and will be shared accordingly with our team. Thank you again, and...More

Reviewed 21 September 2016

I love to stop in and get some home made ice cream or regular ice cream. Great seating as well and relaxing. The girls behind the counter are always friendly too!

Thank DougNemeth
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

The ice cream is great, and the setting is nice with a large patio and great dining space for kids. When it is busy, however, it can take a long time to be served as there is very little organization to the lineup.More

Thank SirusJess
myirishblood, Owner at Best's Restaurant & Homemade Ice Cream, responded to this review

Dear SirusJess, I am glad you enjoyed your ice cream on our outdoor patio. I want to extend my apologies for the extended wait time you encountered in line. At Bests, we focus a great deal of attention in ensuring our customer traffic flows through...More

Reviewed 1 September 2016

Came here after a night at the Pinery just down the street. Ice cream is great and they have a lot of variety of foods. Looks like a good place for lunch. It was fairly big inside and it looked pretty clean. Staff was friendly...More

Thank hughezzy23
myirishblood, Owner at Best's Restaurant & Homemade Ice Cream, responded to this review

Dear hughezzy23, Thank you for your review. I am overjoyed to hear your feedback on our ice cream. Our ice cream maker makes every effort to provide our customers with lasting taste sensations. I am glad that you took notice of our efforts in achieving...More

Reviewed 26 August 2016

We stopped here after going to a play as my Mom said this is a tradition not to be missed. She was right! They have a couple of dozen hard ice cream flavours with a large assortment of interesting flavours made right on site. A...More

Thank Laurie H
myirishblood, Owner at Best's Restaurant & Homemade Ice Cream, responded to this review

Dear Laurie, Thank you for following your moms advise to keep the tradition of a trip to BESTS alive. It is fantastic that you enjoyed your ice cream. We take a great deal of pride in making our own home made ice cream. Your delightful...More

Reviewed 26 August 2016

Family went here for dinner. One of the best burgers i've ever had!! Had a bacon cheeseburger and fries. Thick and juicy and cooked just right. Husband had the haddock dinner. Big piece of fish he could hardly finish. Everyone had ice cream for dessert...More

Thank Melissa D
myirishblood, Owner at Best's Restaurant & Homemade Ice Cream, responded to this review

Dear Melissa, Thank you for choosing BESTS as your restaurant to dine at. It is with pleasure I read that your burger was one of the best you have ever had. Additionally it is our goal to provide our customers with the best food in...More

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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
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Average prices
US$7 - US$11
Cuisine
American, Fast food, Canadian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 345 Ontario Street South | Ontario, Grand Bend, Lambton Shores, Ontario N0M 1T0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Lambton Shores  >  Grand Bend
  • Phone Number: +1 519-238-6196
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Description
Quick service restaurant licensed. Burgers & Fries, kids meals, pizzas, salads, wraps, haddock & chips, Canadian Poutine and lots more choices. Indoor seating and large outdoor covered patio. Famous for making our own ice cream. Family owned and operated for 32 years.