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1040 Walker Lake Dr., Huntsville, Ontario P1H 2J6, Canada (Hwy 60 and Limberlost Rd.)
+1 705-635-2473
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Hours:
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: The Norsemen Restaurant is Muskoka's ultimate Bistro, with casual dining...
The Norsemen Restaurant is Muskoka's ultimate Bistro, with casual dining and "Old Muskoka" charm. Treat yourself to outstanding game, seafood and steak or try our Summer Monday Bistro menu with gourmet pizzas, wings and ribs. The Norsemen has a reputation for great food and great times.Whether nibbling before a stone fireplace in the dining room or out on the screened-in porch, delight in a diverse menu beginning with appetite-enhancers like Creamy Garlic Shrimp or a Smoked Salmon Caesar Salad. Inhale the savoury Venison Schnitzel, 15oz T-bone Steak, Herb crusted Salmon or Princess Chicken, considered relaxation-enhancing substances in six provinces. Stretch the languorous evening further by swaddling appetites in decadent desserts like our RichFlourless Chocolate Cake, or Caramelized Preserve Crepe which performs its tongue ballet in tandem with hand whipped vanilla cream and drizzled with a sour blueberry coulis. Finish off perfectly with a cappuccino encore.(Please note the chefs changes the menu whenever he feels like it, so some items mentioned may not be available all the time)
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Good for:
Casual Elegant
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 53
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Delicious

Service was excellent. The food was excellent. I would definitely recommend the Norsemen Restaurant.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 16, 2015
691Kathleen
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Huntsville, Canada
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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85 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Huntsville, Canada
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Service was excellent. The food was excellent. I would definitely recommend the Norsemen Restaurant.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Norsemen, Owner at Norsemen Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks very much for taking the time to write this great review. We're really glad you found the service and food were excellent. All of us at the Norsemen Restaurant appreciate that you would recommend us and we certainly hope to see you again. More 

Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

We had an anniversary lunch at the Norseman. We were not disappointed with anything they had to offer! The service was fast and efficient, the wine list extensive, and the food superb. Our steak arrived cooked exactly as ordered. The ambiance makes this a delightful place to enjoy a meal in the north! Thank you!

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Norsemen, Owner at Norsemen Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks very much for writing this great review. We appreciate that you chose to celebrate your anniversary at our Norsemen Restaurant and we're glad you found it a delightful place. Our chef and servers are happy to know you found their service fast and the food superb. We hope you'll come back again. More 

Top Contributor
86 reviews 86 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Although we have been wanting to try the Norsemen's yearly wine tasting dinner for awhile, we finally got to go this past weekend. It was amazing! A perfect balance of excellent wine, explained in detail by a wonderful sommelier who came in from the highly acclaimed Scaramouche in Toronto and excellent food, explained in detail by the Norsemen's incredible young... More 

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Huntsville, Canada
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We often go for dinner at the Norseman, its close and the food is always good...I can be very fussy...My steak is always cooked to my liking..and the scallops..so yummy...we usually top dinner off with the flour less chocolate cake. They have a extensive wine list as well...service is always spot on. Thanks Les, Suzy and staff.

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Toronto, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Fantastic food and excellent service. The steak was perfect and the calamari to die for. We loved the art and atmosphere too. I scored big points with my wife for bringing her here. It was charming and romantic with a nice fire going in the stone fireplace. What a great night! We will most definitely be back.

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Bracebridge
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I visited the Norseman homepage on the web and was delighted to read "Prime Rib Three Course Dinner soup or salad; fresh roasted prime rib au jus with Yorkshire pudding and mashed potatoes; crème brûlée or chocolate cake. SERVED SUNDAYS $34". Don't believe it for a moment. I informed my guests on the way to the restaurant what we were... More 

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Toronto, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

A friend recommended this restaurant and I thought I would try it over the weekend. The food was fantastic - my steak was cooked perfectly and my boyfriend said his scallops were the best he's had. The Manager and Server were very friendly and attentive. The atmosphere was very warm, a nice cozy place in the woods, with a lovely... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This restaurant had good reviews but we were rather disappointed that the menu was rather limited and, for a place like this, it had no fish offerings on the menu on the evening that we visited last week. Also, the place is a bit out of the way and rather dark when walking from the restaurant to the car, especially... More 

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Toronto, Canada
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

After a few meals during a cottage visit, it is sometimes nice to venture out to a cozy restaurant with a city feel and menu and this restaurant came highly recommended by locals. Its is cozy for sure, warm and elegant and exactly what you might expect from a country tavern. It was an early fall evening when we visited... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

A chef with passion not just for preparation but also for the presentation of his dishes. A very good wine list allows you to further enjoy the great food. Price and performance are in balance.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1040 Walker Lake Dr., Huntsville, Ontario P1H 2J6, Canada
    (Hwy 60 and Limberlost Rd.)
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Muskoka District  >  Huntsville
  • Phone Number: +1 705-635-2473

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 14 - 36
  • Cuisine: American, European, Seafood, Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

The Norsemen Restaurant is Muskoka's ultimate Bistro, with casual dining and "Old Muskoka" charm. Treat yourself to outstanding game, seafood and steak or try our Summer Monday Bistro menu with gourmet pizzas, wings and ribs. The Norsemen has a reputation for great food and great times.Whether nibbling before a stone fireplace in the dining room or out on the screened-in porch, delight in a diverse menu beginning with appetite-enhancers like Creamy Garlic Shrimp or a Smoked Salmon Caesar Salad. Inhale the savoury Venison Schnitzel, 15oz T-bone Steak, Herb crusted Salmon or Princess Chicken, considered relaxation-enhancing substances in six provinces. Stretch the languorous evening further by swaddling appetites in decadent desserts like our RichFlourless Chocolate Cake, or Caramelized Preserve Crepe which performs its tongue ballet in tandem with hand whipped vanilla cream and drizzled with a sour blueberry coulis. Finish off perfectly with a cappuccino encore.(Please note the chefs changes the menu whenever he feels like it, so some items mentioned may not be available all the time)
Open Hours
Friday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?