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The Portly Piper

235 Bayly Street West, Unit 11, Ajax, Ontario, Canada
(905) 426-9535
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Ranked #5 of 182 Restaurants in Ajax
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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English first
Cobourg, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Not sure why this place is so highly rated. We were really looking forward to eating here because if the great reviews and was terribly disappointed. I had fish and chips, fish was greasy with a heavy bread batter which just soaked up the grease it was cooked in and tasted like they needed to change the grease. Fries were... More 

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Pickering, Ontario
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Have been here several times over the past couple of years and have never been disappointed. I gave it a 4-star rating because the 3-star rating is just average and for a pub, the Portly Piper is much better than average. It is a large room with plenty of tables and TVs and while a bit noisy at times given... More 

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Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
242 reviews 242 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I went here early this month and found the food and service very good and fast. The prices are pretty good for a pud and my family and I were happen. I had a nice burger and my cousin ended up with wings and veggie sticks. My aunt had a pasta dish which she said was ok. If you like... More 

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Oshawa, Canada
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I have been to this restaurant several times. My advice would be order from the specials they introduce during the weekend. They are pretty amazing. What I like about this restaurant is that 90 percent of their food is homemade. The best lobster and crab dip i've ever tasted. You can actually TASTE the seafood. It can get a bit... More 

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Ajax
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3 reviews 3 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Good Pub fare,Lots of T.V's. like the idea of having T.V's in the booths,great chicken wings,good service

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Ajax, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Had a delicious burger and the fries were crisp and hot! The service was prompt and friendly. Atmosphere is fun

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Toronto
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

Nice neighborhood restaurant suitable for families or friends getting together for a good time. Often a bit loud because of the groups. Not roust but big groups having a good time

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Peterborough, Canada
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78 reviews 78 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Met up with a group for a "get together". There was a shortage of staff for the number of patrons so it took a while to get service and then more time waiting for the food and then even more time for the bill. The food was good - not great or even noteworthy - but the portions were small... More 

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41 reviews 41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014 via mobile

Went with my family on my daughters' suggestion (she's been here before) and I was quite impressed. The portion sizes were pretty good and the prices were very reasonable. I overheard a few of the waitresses mentioning that their manager was miserable and that they had to keep moving or that they will get in trouble so I felt a... More 

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Ajax, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Great neighbourhood restaurant , always busy because they have great food . .they support a lot of local hockey teams .no matter when you go there you will see some hockey families or whole teams dining . Good for meeting up with friends to have a drink or two , dinner with family or friends .

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Address: 235 Bayly Street West, Unit 11, Ajax, Ontario, Canada
Phone Number: (905) 426-9535
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ajax

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