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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, Dinner, Breakfast, 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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  • 16
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  • 8
    Very good
  • 3
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  • 1
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great service

My husband and I were in Golden Lake for our mini honeymoon, we stayed at a cabin further up the road. We stopped in here for dinner and had excellent service from our waitress. She was kind, happy and answered all our questions. We loved the decor and feel of the place, our table was right... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2014
Lisa480
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Kitchener, Canada
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English first
Madoc, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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91 reviews 91 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
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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85 reviews 85 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
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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Cobourg, Canada
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48 reviews 48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Breakfast with a great lakeside view...perfect! The menu is standard breakfast fare, but lots of choice, well presented and well served. A good choice.

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Kitchener, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

My husband and I were in Golden Lake for our mini honeymoon, we stayed at a cabin further up the road. We stopped in here for dinner and had excellent service from our waitress. She was kind, happy and answered all our questions. We loved the decor and feel of the place, our table was right beside the windows which... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I went there for a nice holiday Monday breakfast. When we entered the resturant there were several emty tables. When the greeter met us at the door she informed us that they were really busy and there would be a 15-20 minute wait. We decided to wait because we had drive 60k to get there. By the... More 

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scharfj, Owner at Sands on Golden Lake, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we value all feedback. The long weekend in August is the busiest weekend of the year. We do everything possible to serve the hundreds of people that choose to visit us on this weekend. We also do our best to keep our customers informed of any delays that may keep them from getting back on... More 

Ottawa, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This establishment was recommended by our B&B owners and a few other residents of Killaloe. At first glance, you might think of high tailing it out of here, but in this case, appearances do deceive. 4 diners chose 3 different entrees. 2 had perch, 1 had the Prime Rib special and the other had Chicken Carbonara (large portion and very... More 

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ontario
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9 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

My fiancé and I we're looking for a nice dinner place to celebrate my birthday so we asked a few locals what would be a nice place to have dinner and we were recommended the Sands on Golden Lake. A hidden gem I must say. The dinner was delicious. The staff - Bonnie!!! Was fabulous as she answered ALL my... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The food was very very good, the stay in the lodge was excellent. Very clean rooms. Super service. Very romantic setting , view of the lake while you are having dinner.

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Ottawa, Ontario
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85 reviews 85 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We had another excellent dinner in the Sands' dining room. They also make terrific gin martinis! We hadn't made advance reservations as I had intended to do, but luckily for us it wasn't too busy on that Sat. evening, so we got a table by the window anyway. Still, it's best for hotel guests to reserve at least a few... 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 10 - 22
  • Cuisine: American

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