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13163 Hwy 60 | Golden Lake, Ontario, Golden Lake, Ontario K0J 1X0, Canada
+1 613-625-2525
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
good food, nice view

Dining room has a good view of Golden Lake. Service was friendly and reasonably quick. All three of us enjoyed our food very much; pickerel, trout and smokehouse burger (which was outstanding).

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
John G
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London, Canada
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Ottawa, Canada
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36 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This restaurant has a varied menu, ranging from top grade beef to fish. Our meal was quite satisfactory for a reasonable price. My biggest complaint however was the loud live music played throughout the meal. The vocalist & guitar was not needed & we disliked having to shout to be heard. Soft quiet piped in music would have been far... More 

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Smiths Falls, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Living on Golden Lake in the Summer, when you do not feel like cooking, options are very limited as far as dinning goes. Have been to the Sands several times before for breakfast and dinners, meals were always overpriced but decent. The last trip there is just that, going to be my last. I attended The Sands for dinner with... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

This resort restaurant serves excellent food at reasonable prices. We stayed at the resort and were quite please that this restaurant was so good. The staff were very friendly and courteous. The restaurants hours fit our schedule very nicely as well. Would recommend this spot for any meal to anyone staying at the Sands or just passing by.

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London, Canada
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19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Dining room has a good view of Golden Lake. Service was friendly and reasonably quick. All three of us enjoyed our food very much; pickerel, trout and smokehouse burger (which was outstanding).

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Good choice of food, and very good service. . There are not many restaurants in the immediate vicinity so very busy at times and can need booking.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Great restaurant with a super friendly staff & a/c. We ordered the Ravioli and Atlantic Salmon. Both dishes were tasty, arrived at the right speed and hot. The restaurant also offered a kiddy menu even though it's not printed. We were lucky... Showed up without a reservation but I would suggest calling in advance.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

Great view of Golden lake and staff was very friendly, food was equivalent to your average Montana, kelseys or TGIF meal but a little pricier.

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Madoc, Canada
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

the food and the service at this restaurant were fantastic. And the view was outstanding!! My family and I ate breakfast there this year and in the past have had lunch as well. reasonable prices for the area. I recommend this restaurant if in the area.

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Ottawa, Canada
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61 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Huuuuuge kudos to the staff for the amazing brunch put on April 5th! If that is anything like the ones on Sunday during the summer you can count me in! Smorgasbord of all your typical hot breakfast items, made to order omelette station, and tasty fresh pastries. This place is right on Hwy 60 if you're heading to Barry's Bay... More 

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Ottawa, Ontario
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23 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We were again very pleased with our dinner at the Sands and our breakfast the next morning. Good thing we had made a dinner reservation, as there was a large party there on that Sat. evening (for a wedding anniversary). Fortunately, the restaurant had enough servers on hand that evening and most of the other diners, including ourselves, were able... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 13163 Hwy 60 | Golden Lake, Ontario, Golden Lake, Ontario K0J 1X0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Golden Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 613-625-2525

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 21
  • Cuisine: American

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