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The Lake Grill

1628 Brock St S., Whitby, Ontario L1N 4M4, Canada
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Ranked #8 of 241 Restaurants in Whitby
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
Cornwall ON
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We were looking for seafood but didn't know the area so I checked on my iphone and found The Lake Grill. It is south of the 401 on Brock St. going towards the lake. The restaurant probably seats only about 50 and was clean with an open kitchen. It is owned by chef Jose Mendoza and his wife. The service... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 via mobile

We had dinner for five and everything was fantastic. The service was excellent and staff extremely friendly and accommodating. The chef introduced himself, then went to work in the kitchen where we could see him prepare our meals. Everything was fresh and made to order. Prices are great for the food quality served. We will plan to be back again... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We had Jose come to our home October 2013 and cook dinner for a party of 8. Only one way to describe the evening OUTSTANDING. We have booked him again for this year. We have visit the restaurant several times for lunch & Dinner.

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Oshawa, Canada
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60 reviews 60 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I was expecting more, I had heard great things about the Lake Grill. It's small and noisy. Service was lacking. We were seated then waited 10 minutes. I had the seared halibut & jumbo scallops which was bland. Found bones in the halibut and jumbo scallops weren't very jumbo. The rice was tasteless mush. Waited a while for the table... More

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Whitby, Canada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This is a place we visit for lunch and special occasions where we know we'll get delicious food, called in again and were not disappointed. I had the tiger shrimps in a spicy curry sauce.....yummy.....and the creme brûlée.....my husband had a small salad, extremely tasty....then the seared tuna.....head chef was not cooking but the food was still amazing and beautifully... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 via mobile

Made reservations. Restaurant not busy. 2 servers completely ignored us for 15 minutes. No water no acknowledgment at all. We fine dine out all the time. We walked out and went to nice bistro in Whitby instead. It was great. Will never return to the lake grill

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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Went on Saturday for lunch. I had viewd their web-site. The menu for lunch only had 5-6 items available. Missing over half the choices from the web-site. Space is cramped.. sitting right on your neighbour. It is pricey walked out hungry sandwich and fries-fries were nasty....dark, black spots, soggy. Frozen fries would of been better. After seeing other plates..It looks... More

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Whitby, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Our experience left us a little disappointed. The food is superb and the service was good. Prices a little on the steep side. For some reason the kitchen is not separated from the dining area. The fans were on continuously and detracted from what would otherwise have been a lovely dining experience. Although we went early, reservations would have been... More

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We went to this restaurant for dinner on Saturday 28th June. First impressions from the outside were not good, The sign could be upgraded as it does not reflect the food or the service that is shown inside. We had reservations for 5:30 and arrived 20 minutes early and were seated right away. The waitress was very good, we were... More

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Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Went to the Lake Grill for my boss's retirement supper. It was great!! I had the shrimp tempura for a starter and it was huge. 6 large battered shrimp with some deep fried chips that totally tasted perfect. For a main course I had the 12 ounce grilled rib eye steak and it was also a real treat. You need... More

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