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Harbourview Cafe

5 Bay Street West | Brighton Bay, Brighton, Ontario K0K 1H0, Canada
+1 613-475-6260
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
Healthy, Canadian, Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
5 Bay Street West | Brighton Bay, Brighton, Ontario K0K 1H0, Canada
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1 - 10 of 119 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best breakfast around town. Jenny’s bennies (eggs Benedict) are the best. They come with homemade hash browns lots of fresh coffee! The vegetarian omelet is delightful with red peppers, green peppers, onions, & spinach. Love all those fresh tomatoes in it as well. Lunch...More

Thank Margot V
Marina G, Owner at Harbourview Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much Margot. Always a pleasure to see you. Cheers Jeni

Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

The food here is fabulous, especially the desserts! The only issue I have is that I wish it was open all year round.

Thank Nicole4Sandals
Marina G, Owner at Harbourview Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Thank you so much for your positive review. We strive hard to cater to people's needs. I am too old and too tired to work through the winter but I hope to see you again soon. Cheers Jeni

Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Reasonably priced breakfast, $8.00 Bennie no side or $7.50 egg 2 bacon , 1 sausage with home fries and toast, very good deal and quality. It lost major points for really awful coffee, which wasn't included in breakfast cost. They should pay the customer to...More

Thank CottageMouse
Marina G, Owner at Harbourview Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Thank you for your comments. Glad you enjoyed your breakfast. 99% of our customers comment how good the coffe is so I'm guessing you got some that had sat in the pot too long. Very sorry . I hope that you will return and that...More

Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Homemade food with very pleasant staff, and a beautiful view. Opportunity to try local wines not carried in LCBO. Highly recommend.

Thank Ruth S
Reviewed 21 August 2017

This place is a real gem in Brighton. Wonderful food with beautiful views. They were able to accommodate my husband, who is Celiac. The owner actually made a chicken pot pie with gluten free crust. His face was aglow as he devoured it. He then...More

Thank Rona M
Marina G, Owner at Harbourview Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

I was delighted to meet you and pleased that we cater gluten free items.I look forward to your next visit. Cheers Jeni

Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

The food here is delicious and healthy, made from scratch. They were very accommodating for a gluten and egg free diet. Friendly staff and beautiful view to boot.

Thank A M
Marina G, Owner at Harbourview Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Thank you so much for your positive review. I'm glad we were able to serve a tasty meal to your son. We hope to see you again. Cheers Jeni

Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We have great breakfasts here after our dragon boating. Great food, great service and great venue. We love it here.

Thank maryrobertson2015
Marina G, Owner at Harbourview Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Thanks Mary. Always my pleasure to see you all.

Reviewed 29 July 2017

I love going to Harbourview Cafe. It always makes me feel like I am on vacation. Quaint and homey. Great home cooked meals, the ambience, and the stunning harbour view. An enticing menu to satisfy any pallet. A couple of my favorites the chicken pot...More

Thank mlbodywise
Marina G, Owner at Harbourview Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Wow. Thanks so much for such a detailed review. Always our pleasure to see you. I look forward to your next visit. Cheers Jeni

Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for an overnight stay at the marina. Popped in for a quick bite after a long day on the water. We were greated by Jen the owner, a lovely lady who is also the chef. Lovely home cooking and a clean warm...More

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Marina G, Owner at Harbourview Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Thanks Joe, lovely to meet you. So glad you enjoyed your visit.Cheers Jeni

Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We had the misfortune of visiting on a Sunday morning at the peak of the rush with a couple of large groups ahead of us. As a result, we had a long wait for our breakfast. However our server was excellent, getting us coffee refills,...More

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Marina G, Owner at Harbourview Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

Thank you so much for your understanding and honest review. We try hard to provide good food but sometimes the kitchen is overwhelmed.I am delighted but not surprised that my servers were attentive. I hope that we are better able to accommodate you next time...More

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Ziggy159
25 February 2016|
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Response from Jeni G |
thank you for your enquiry. the cafe is closed during the winter but I shall be hiring from april to september. Please call me on 613 475 6260 after the 16th march. we can seat 48 inside and 50 on the patio. I am out of the... More
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CDceedee
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Response from Marina G | Property representative |
Yes we offer gluten free options for breakfast lunch and dinner.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$14
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Bay Street West | Brighton Bay, Brighton, Ontario K0K 1H0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +1 613-475-6260
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Description
Harbourview Cafe is an intimate friendly eatery ideally located on the north shore of Lake Ontario, mid way between Toronto and Montreal.All home cooking and baking. We make the best chowder, baked fish & chips, steak & kidney pie, curry and english breakfast. Weddings and private parties, wine tastings & tea parties our speciality. Visit our web site for photos and menu. now open daily
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