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Chanterelle Bistro

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33 Division St., Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada
905-623-8772
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Monday
Closed
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Hours:
Sun 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tue - Thu 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 60
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent!

My friend and I enjoyed a lovely lunch here. We were greeted immediately and escorted to our seats. I like how we and other guests were all seated away from each other so that we could enjoy some privacy. Service was wonderful. Friendly and knowledgeable. I ordered the coq au vin. Very juicy... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
PerthDarter
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Perth, Canada
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79 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • French first
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English first
Perth, Canada
Top Contributor
201 reviews 201 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

My friend and I enjoyed a lovely lunch here. We were greeted immediately and escorted to our seats. I like how we and other guests were all seated away from each other so that we could enjoy some privacy. Service was wonderful. Friendly and knowledgeable. I ordered the coq au vin. Very juicy and tender and it was served with... More 

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Port Hope, Canada
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Chanterelle is by far my most favourite restaurant in this part of Ontario. This French bistro has the best food of anywhere. It is beautifully prepared and exquisitely presented. The restaurant is immaculate with tablecloths and flowers to make for a lovely presentation. Above all, the food is so delicious. I have lamb shanks frequently which come with a large... More 

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Ontario's Near North, Canada
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158 reviews 158 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

We had five in our party for a recent Friday evening celebration. Service was attentive and we enjoyed a chat with the chef/owner who clearly has a passion for fine food. Smoked salmon, crab cakes and rocket salad were all great appetizers. The mains were super too, especially the Grouper for just $24. The wine list is extensive with a... More 

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Bowmanville, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Was here for lunch after a funeral service a few times now. Great canneloni, warm beef and chicken wraps and super hospitality. These people are so warm and welcoming. They do their utmost it make your experience an enjoyable one.

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Bowmanville, Ontario
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4 reviews 4 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

This is our third year having a three course meal at Chanterelles on Valentine's Day. Always a treat for us! The kitchen is aware of my husband's garlic allergy and will substitute if needed. Lots of options to choose from - lobster avocado salad, beef tenderloin and lobster tail and a dessert tray to share is what we enjoyed this... More 

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Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada
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49 reviews 49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

I had put off going to this restaurant because I figured it would be too expensive but after visiting several other nearby restaurants, I figured we ought to give it a try. Hubby ordered beer and I had a glass of zinfandel. We started with a rocket salad for me and my husband had escargot. Fantastic! Waiting for the entrees... More 

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Oshawa, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I write from the perspective of a diner with Celiac who requires a strict gluten free menu. This little gem is exceptional on any level, but it's how an establishment handles a guest with special need that's the real test. Spoiler alert, this is my new favourite spot for a special night out. It’s privately owned, situated in Bowmanville, Ontario.... More 

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Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Was in Bowmanville for business...what a great spot. From beginning with rocket salad to Lamb and lentils with a creme brulee ending...perfection! And value for money. Will definetly go out of my way to stop in when in the area.

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canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

I took a friend for a belated birthday here last night. What a lovely surprise. The service was excellent. The wine list is very impressive! The food was done to perfection and served piping hot! My friend had the beef tenderloin with scalloped potatoes and seasonal veg and I have the surf and turf. So delicious! And of course we... More 

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Bowmanville, Canada
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

My wife and I made reservations here for a nice quiet dinner to end the old and bring in the new. We like the place having dined here on 3 or 4 occasions in the past. This time we were seated upstairs which was a new experience for us. We had a cozy little table with a window view over... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 33 Division St., Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Bowmanville
  • Phone Number: 905-623-8772

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Canadian
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?