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Marty's World Famous Cafe

5 Manitoba Steet, Bracebridge, Ontario, Canada
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Ranked #49 of 61 Restaurants in Bracebridge
Cuisines: Canadian
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English first
Ottawa, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Several years ago, we were in Bracebridge and stopped for coffee and desert. Three of us shared a slice of apple pie and a butter tart (though the crust in both cases was thicker than I like) - they were simply amazing. The apple pie was really "mile high" and the butter tart was sinfully gooey. Yes, the service was... More

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Bracebridge, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I lived in Bracebridge for a large part of my life- Marty's is not what you think! I read that the staff are grumpy- that's because they are treated badly. I have witnessed the owner being rude to them often. After I took a friend from out of town for lunch- I only went back for the tarts and coffee.... More

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Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Not the greatest flavours, cash only and everything is overpriced! The butter tarts suck and they cost waaaaay too much!

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Silves, Portugal
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

This was the first 'restaurant' we visited during our stay near Bracebridge and it really is a rip off. The prices are rediculous and the food only very average. It's dirty and the staff are rude. There are lots of much better restaurants in town - so don't waste your time and money on this one. When we got back... More

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Timmins, Canada
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58 reviews 58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

This place was small, and had a lot of flies. They were also sold out of several items like veggie sandwiches ( once they are sold out they won't make more). The staff was rude- aloof and kind of seemed to make fun of us. The butter-tarts were good, but it we'd $50 for a dozen. That's insane! They were... More

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Huntsville, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Had lunch at Marty's August 18th and do not have a good thing to say. It has been awhile since visiting Marty's and what a disappointment. We had Greek Salad -- which was ok - but the portion was incredibly small for the 10.00 cost -- the table was dirty and we had to clean it ourselves before we could... More

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Marty's is famous for the rude service, fly infestation and insane prices but this did not stop me from reaching into my wallet to pay $9.61 for two wonderful butter tarts. While the pastry is thicker than I would prefer, the tarts are scrumptious. I recommend Marty's tarts yes but please bring your sense of humour for the attitude your... More

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ontario
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We made a trip off highway to pick up some tarts since we've had them once before. There were two employees working on Saturday morning of civic long weekend. I ordered a dozen tarts and was informed it was a cash only establishment. I went down the road to get 25$ for the dozen tarts. Upon returning 5 minutes later... More

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Bracebridge, Canada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I get that the baking is homemade but prices are crazily over priced, poor customer service and is there no one to keep the tables clean !? Went for a mid after coffee break with friends - tried to sit on the patio but many of the tables had dirty dishes from previous patrons. Tables inside were all grumbled together... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I had to ask the kitchen staff to wipe the table and exchange a significantly cracked tea mug. The kitchen staff had very dirty tops on that could have used a good scrub. Very poor presentation in cleanliness or food preparation. Cutlery was dirty too. Avoid this place like the plague!!!

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