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The Port Bistro Pub

21 Front Street, Trenton, Quinte West, Ontario, Canada
+1 613-955-1409
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Ranked #8 of 60 Restaurants in Trenton
Price range: $11 - $25
Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Pub, Bistro, Gastropub
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Situated in the heart of Trenton, The Port Bistro Pub is located in a beautifully restored historical building overlooking the Trent waterway. In the summer season, there is a spacious patio where you can watch the boats pass. Inside we feature the work of local artists & feature live music on most weekends. The Port features a menu of gourmet comfort foods made from the very best quality, local products. Everything is made in house including hand-cut frites, desserts, and all sauces and dressings. We are proud of our unique beer list featuring local, regional and international brews, a comprehensive wine list and a great selection of cocktails and martinis. Additionally, we offer warm, friendly customer service and a fun unpretentious atmosphere that is uniquely ours. We strive to go above and beyond our patron's expectations and make The Port something the community can be proud of. This is partially achieved through our Green Initiatives and by highlighting the area's finest produce, meat, beer and wine.The Port opened July 14th 2011 and is locally owned and operated.We invite you to join us for some shared plates with friends, a full course meal or even just a drink on the patio.
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Situated in the heart of Trenton, The Port Bistro Pub is located in a beautifully restored historical building overlooking the Trent waterway. In the summer season, there is a spacious patio where you can watch the boats pass. Inside we feature the work of local artists & feature live music on most weekends. The Port features a menu of gourmet comfort foods made from the very best quality, local products. Everything is made in house including hand-cut frites, desserts, and all sauces and dressings. We are proud of our unique beer list featuring local, regional and international brews, a comprehensive wine list and a great selection of cocktails and martinis. Additionally, we offer warm, friendly customer service and a fun unpretentious atmosphere that is uniquely ours. We strive to go above and beyond our patron's expectations and make The Port something the community can be proud of. This is partially achieved through our Green Initiatives and by highlighting the area's finest produce, meat, beer and wine.The Port opened July 14th 2011 and is locally owned and operated.We invite you to join us for some shared plates with friends, a full course meal or even just a drink on the patio.
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English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

We don't normally stop in Trenton on our way through to Ottawa but sure glad we found this warm and inviting little bistro pub with an amazing patio and beautiful view of the Trent River. Apparently this little gem of a restaurant was recently reopened under new ownership, management, and chef. The new menu with so many tantalizing and interesting... More

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Belleville, Canada
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48 reviews 48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We sat out on the patio on a nice warm evening. The service was good. I had the burger which was as advertised...a tiny bit pink. It was very good. My husband enjoyed his wings. We took our time and shared a pitcher of excellent beer. We were not rushed at all, which we really appreciate. We will go again.

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Belleville, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We visited on July 31, not knowing it was the opening night for the new management. There were a few opening hiccups - that might be expected. The Burger that was advertised as being "medium", a little pink inside, was well done, but tasty. The Pulled Pork in the Sliders was tender, but the three sauces were applied much too... More

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Trenton, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

An intimate place for all ages to enjoy good quality local food. The chef creates his meals using local food artisans from around this part of eastern Ontario. Wines and cheeses to pulled pork sandwiches that really hit the spot. In the summer the open air patio increases the seating choices and brings the Trent River into your dining room.... More

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Carrying Place, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

This a great place to experience something different. Different style of meals. Very friendly service. Food is prepared with local ingredients.

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Markham, Canada
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64 reviews 64 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Okay, I admit I am a tough critic, it takes a lot to impress me and The Port Bistro Pub left me smiling. From the moment I walked in, I had a very good feeling about the meal ahead. We were greeted promptly at the door and shown to our reserved table by the window with a nice view of... More

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Frankford, Canada
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4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

I visited this restaurant for the first time tonight. I was really disappointed. I ordered the Fish & Chips, and although the frites were good, the fish was tough. Yes, tough. It was a 2" by 2" by 4" chunk of fish, beer battered. I know of no good way to get a lump of fish that shape cooked to... More

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Ontario's Near North, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Hi I live here and I am a foodie. Trenton is no food mecca, and this is the only restaurant in town that is worthy of being called an actual restaurant. Despite that, the Port would still fit in in Kingston or Toronto as a restaurant that I would visit and go back to. Creative menu, excellent service and ambience.... More

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Belleville, Canada
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5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

Don't get me wrong, just cause I think the menu is alittle small and the prices slightly higher then I would expect doesn't mean I don't like this place. Quite the contrary, I go once every other month because I LOVE their appetizers. I did have a bad experience with their olives, way to spicy, and with their Mac &... More

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Thomasburg,Ontrio
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Greeted at the door and walked to our table. The meal in four courses with an extra. That is Oxtail soup, appetizer, salad, entre' and dessert. Each course was presented nicely on the plate. We ordered the beef tenderloin. It just melted in your mouth. The salad was delicious. Not used to haute cuisine, but can get used to it.

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