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Gertie's

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Hunter St., Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 21
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  • 26
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  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Patio and atmosphere

Spent a beautiful, sunny afternoon on the back patio nursing a few beers before sampling their kitchen delights. Very nice atmosphere, staff very friendly...I liked the black iron and old brick...very cozy. I ordered the Mexican hot dog which was a sausage in a bun with Chile sauce,etc served in a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 12, 2015
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Bowmanville, Canada
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Bowmanville, Canada
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015 via mobile

Spent a beautiful, sunny afternoon on the back patio nursing a few beers before sampling their kitchen delights. Very nice atmosphere, staff very friendly...I liked the black iron and old brick...very cozy. I ordered the Mexican hot dog which was a sausage in a bun with Chile sauce,etc served in a bun with a salad on the side. Very good.... More 

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Peterborough, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I went here this evening with a group of 5 other ladies. Drinks were great, and overall food was really good. Only one person wasn't happy with her vegetable pasta dish (said it tasted 'blah'), but she also said it was the only time she hasn't been happy with the food here. Potato skins and onion we shared were delicious.... More 

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Peterborough, ON
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Thoroughly enjoyed the food at Gerti's with 5 girlfriends. Service is good and the food is served hot with very plentiful portions. Like the choice of 1/2 fries - 1/2 salad with the meals. Have been here quite a few times and have always had a tasty meal.

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Peterborough, Canada
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50 reviews 50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Good food, great atmosphere and tasty grub! Summer patio is a real attraction. Food choices are always enticing.

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Toronto, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We were at Gerties on January 30th 2015, we didn't have a reservation but since it was just 5;00 PM the greeter advised us we could have a table till 6:30 when they were all reserved. This would work out perfectly. Our server came over promptly took a drink and starter order , our drinks arrived very quickly and our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

I have been coming to Gertie's for many years. My sister and I started coming and we love the atmosphere and the food is so delicious recently my daughter had the warm beet salad and she raved about how good it was! My husbands favourite is the beef aujour sandwich. I always get something different and it is always excellent.... More 

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Peterborough
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Get this soup!! It's not always on the menu but when it is, get it!! It has feta cheese and the flavours are just spectacular. Thick and rich. Unfortunately, I must also advise you to NOT get the chicken wings. Sadly they were rubbery and pale in colour when we had them last week. It seemed like they just pour... More 

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Peterborough, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I brought my mom and boyfriend here for lunch. It was our first time. I had walked by many times and the restaurant was always very busy, so I knew it must have been good. We got bruschetta to start - probably one of the best bruschetta's I've ever tasted. Also presented very well. The waitress was very kind and... More 

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Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Food here is great! Student friendly! Prices are amazing, especially for the big portion of food you will be getting. Try the Bruschetta! Best in Peterborough for sure!

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Pembroke, Canada
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128 reviews 128 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We spend a lot of time in Peterborough and have our favourite restaurants - but we decided to try something different. As it was a little later in the evening we decided to order appetizers and some drinks. We were so pleasantly surprised. The food was very flavourful, great portions, and the drinks were excellent as well. Do yourself a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Hunter St., Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Peterborough

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 30
  • Cuisine: Bistro

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