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Riverside Inn

Highway 35 | Norland, Kawartha Lakes, Ontario K0M 2L0, Canada
Riverside Inn
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Oakville, Canada
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

We love to stop in here for Friday night dinner on our way to the cottage. Love it when Mac n cheese makes it back on the menu. It's nice to see the menu change up season to season, although, did I say I loved the mac n cheese? The fireplace is warm in the winter time. Service is fantastic... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I went there with a group of friends and we had made reservations whihc was good. This place is always busy and reservations are recommended. The location is good but parking can be tight in the lot beside the inn. The table wobbled but we fixed it. No specials but they change their menu every few months we were told.... More 

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Minden ON
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88 reviews 88 reviews
24 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Great place to aim for at lunch time if you're out on the sled. About a 3 hour ride from Haliburton, and less than that if coming from Orillia. My friend had the fish and chips-excellent- and I had the chili special with garlic bread, again-excellent.

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Oakville, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013 via mobile

We come here every chance we get. Terrific food. Extremely good versions of classics like pulled pork. Unfortunately, the pulled pork was removed from the menu this time. We left commentary to please reintroduce it (our fave). Above average cocktails too. Great Caesar. We can attest to the quality of the burgesr, crispy beef,riverside sizzler, fish and chips.

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1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

We used to go to the Riverside all the time. Great food and lots of selection. Just went there and now they are closed for breakfast (WHAT!?) the menu has nothing good on it anymore either. They change it monthly which is annoying. Not worth the drive anymore.

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Haliburton, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

We have eaten at this restaurant many times in the past year and now heading there for my dads birthday The food is exceptional, good portions for your money and very palet friendly.. The cook/owner has been to our table to ckeck out the food and the service...one the the first times I have not had to white lie and... More 

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Waterloo, Canada
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40 reviews 40 reviews
15 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2012

Having driven by this restaurant many, many times on our way to the cottage and noticing just how busy this restaurant is since being taken over almost (2 years ago I think) we decided to try it once, then twice and now three times and we understand why all the Riverside Inn is busy for either breakfast, lunch and/or especially... More 

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Fenelon Falls Ontario
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78 reviews 78 reviews
38 hotel reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

Cannot say enough good things about the food here. One of the best restaurants I have ever eaten in. First time here our food group did not have one bad thing to say about the food. Went back a second time and the food was as delicious as the first time. Do not eat all day because the portions are... More 

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Minden, Canada
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2012

This place is great! The food is awesome! A wonderful variety.....and best of all, very reasonably priced to keep you going back! The portions are generous, but not overbearing! The service was great! It is my new favorite restaurant!!! It's a welcome addition to the area restaurants, and the other local restaurants should be worried. I have never driven by... More 

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1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2011

A delightful discovery, Riverside Inn is located in the Kawartha Lakes area at Norland, Ontario, about 2 hours north east of Toronto. Newly purchased by Chef James and his wife, Margy, the Inn has been wonderfully renovated and welcomes you to its pretty setting across from Gull River. Chef James has earned such a well deserved reputation in his short... More 

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