We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 56 Bayfield Street, Barrie, Ontario, Canada
Phone Number: 705-728-8080
Website
Improve this listing
Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 am

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 14 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 4
    Excellent
  • 3
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Somewhat disappointed

The bar itself is a nice size and open concept. Lots of parking downtown. The washrooms are large and seemed clean. The bar staff were friendly and spent some of their night on... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
rnr636
,
Elora, Canada
Add Photo Write a Review

14 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Bracebridge, Canada
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015 via mobile

Went there for a battle of the bands in 2014. I will never go back. Admittedly, I hate country music and the people who like it, so I wasn't going back anyways, but still. To recap: 1. Beer selection consisted of Bud Light, Coors Light and Canadian. That right there says all you need to know about the clientele. 2.... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank El_Monstro
Elora, Canada
Level Contributor
120 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

The bar itself is a nice size and open concept. Lots of parking downtown. The washrooms are large and seemed clean. The bar staff were friendly and spent some of their night on top of the bar when bought a shot. At one of the bars I was able to run a tab. The opposite bar however only takes cash... More 

Helpful?
Thank rnr636
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015 via mobile

Annoying place. I guess if you were 19 and wanted to drink in a barn with half a dozen steroid users watching you it would be good. Not an enjoyable place.

Helpful?
3 Thank JazzzyJeff
Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 via mobile

My girl and I just attended our second Rock 95 Toy Drive concert at the Ranch. We opted for VIP tickets this year to see the Trews, but won't waste our money again in the future. There is very little parking available in the VIP back lot. The "premium" bars don't have any better of a selection over the GA... More 

Helpful?
3 Thank brant585
Wasaga Beach, Canada
Level Contributor
10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

My common-law husband , me and three other couples were lucky enough to have won passes to the 2014 Rock 95 birthday bash held at the Ranch. We were all having a good time until out of the blue my husband, who NEVER embarrases himself from drinking too much or causes ANY problems EVER was asked to follow a security... More 

Helpful?
7 Thank jackie o
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Halloween party was epic. We had a blast and will be there again. Staff were a blast and did their best to make sure the experience was great. Well done to the staff and management. I will be going again.

Helpful?
1 Thank 67_zxcvbnm
Keswick, Ontario, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Everything about this bar was fun. The music was great and the prices were really reasonable. I will definitely return.

Helpful?
1 Thank Carolynn C
Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Please note that I put yes for a fee for the Ranch, it was for the concert... A big venue, lot's of bar with many very attracive servers, there is a restaurant also available, I did not use so no review, there is a VIP section, which I did use, this also let's you in before General Admission if you... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank TCMS
London, Canada
Level Contributor
43 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Recently played this venue. Great place,food,atmosphere,staff. This is a very well run establishment.

Helpful?
1 Thank markcarla
Mississauga, Canada
Level Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

One of my favourite spots to go out at night in Barrie. Wear plaid, cowboy boots, cowboy hat...dress the part for a country bar! Majority younger crowd, 19-25 on average I would say. However, I am 28 and did not feel out of place. There were some middle aged groups of men and women as well. Best bartender is the... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank alexandrapalumbo85

Travelers who viewed The Ranch also viewed

 
Barrie, Ontario
 

Been to The Ranch? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of The Ranch and other visitors
3 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (3)

Questions? Get answers from The Ranch staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?