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The Crazy Fox Bistro

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135 Bayfield Street, Barrie, Ontario L4M 3B3,, Canada
+1 705-737-5000
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: The Crazy Fox Bistro brings together the best of classic and contemporary...
The Crazy Fox Bistro brings together the best of classic and contemporary cuisine. This popular Barrie restaurant has been providing fine dining in a casual atmosphere since 1986. Award-winning chef and owner Coos Uylenbroek creates unique dishes that tantalize the senses using only the freshest ingredients available. The Crazy Fox Bistro's staff offer superior, personalized service to its many satisfied customers. It's the perfect place in Barrie to stop by after work to try a scrumptious appetizer in the cozy bar area or savour superb cuisine in the multi-level dining room for the full fine dining experience.
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Visitor rating
  • 72
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great place for an evening out!

The Crazy Fox Bistro never dissapoints. The food is always excellent and the service is wonderful. During our last visit Denise served us, she was amazing and made our evening that much more enjoyable. This is definitely one of my favorite places for a lovely evening out.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
tsweiger
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Good for:
  • Special occasions
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

The Crazy Fox Bistro never dissapoints. The food is always excellent and the service is wonderful. During our last visit Denise served us, she was amazing and made our evening that much more enjoyable. This is definitely one of my favorite places for a lovely evening out.

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Barrie, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

I Love dining at this restaurant. The food and service are both superb. The setting is charming. My husband and I visit often and are always delighted by the menu. Highly recommend.

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Toronto
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Great Food and very friendly service, Can't wait to go back without the kids, I like how the chefs cook in plain view.

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Barrie, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

I had my staff appreciation dinner at Crazy Fox last year and we all had a wonderful dinner and a great experience. So we decided and were excited about going there again for this years dinner. Our reservations were for 7pm for 6 people. One party did not show up. Finally at 7:40 the waitress came to the table and... More 

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Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Went for our daughters 20th birthday. Nice quaint atmosphere. Waitress very pleasant. Food was amazing and piping hot. 4 of us got the stuffed crusted pecan chicken and husband got steak. No complaints.

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Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We attended a family function on Friday the 24th and could not have been more pleased. There were approx 30 of us and you would have thought that there was only one. The service was exceptional and the food was delicious. This restaurant is highly recommended and we will certainly return

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Not only is the quality of food extremely high, and the service simply excellent (thanks again to our very professional server Nicole), I can now say that there is consistency from visit to visit, as this was my second superb experience at Crazy Fox. There is also a very respectable wine selection that Nicole was very familiar with and offered... More 

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Seagrave, ON
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Had a fantastic dinner with friends on Saturday, March 28th. Had a great table with a view of the kitchen. Had several appetizers and fantastic entrees for all. Everything was delicious and cooked to perfection. The absolute highlight of the night was our server Leslie. She is fantastic and made our experience at the Crazy Fox truly a night to... More 

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Borden, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 via mobile

took my spouse for a birthday supper. Nothing short of perfect food was spectacular service amazing and we were never rushed service with a smile all the time. A must do over.

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Barrie, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

One of my favourite spots for dinner out with my husband or girlfriends. The service is always consistent , friendly and professional staff. A must try is the signature Boston Pear Salad, a meal in its self. The sea bass is very good, a restaurant that we frequent often.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 135 Bayfield Street, Barrie, Ontario L4M 3B3,, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Barrie
  • Phone Number: +1 705-737-5000

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Bistro

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions

Description

The Crazy Fox Bistro brings together the best of classic and contemporary cuisine. This popular Barrie restaurant has been providing fine dining in a casual atmosphere since 1986. Award-winning chef and owner Coos Uylenbroek creates unique dishes that tantalize the senses using only the freshest ingredients available. The Crazy Fox Bistro's staff offer superior, personalized service to its many satisfied customers. It's the perfect place in Barrie to stop by after work to try a scrumptious appetizer in the cozy bar area or savour superb cuisine in the multi-level dining room for the full fine dining experience.
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?