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Bobby C's Dockside

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70 Port Darlington Road, Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada
(905) 623 4925
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night

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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Best Summertime Spot in Clarington

Bobby C's has been one of Bowmanville's best establishments for years. The service is fantastic, the food is great and the best part of Bobby C's is the setting, a beautiful smal town marina setting. Worth the drive 2 minutes off Highway 401 at Liberty street.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
Becks66
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Bowmanville, Canada
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Late Night
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Bowmanville, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Bobby C's has been one of Bowmanville's best establishments for years. The service is fantastic, the food is great and the best part of Bobby C's is the setting, a beautiful smal town marina setting. Worth the drive 2 minutes off Highway 401 at Liberty street.

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Bowmanville, Canada
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Last time we went there was a Friday night and was with my sis and our cousin both from out town. It was quite busy when we but we sat at the outside bar, had a drink and waited for a seat outside which we got in about 15 minutes. We ordered our food and another round of drinks and... More 

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Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Looking over the latest reviews, one would think the place was a dump but we found it very good. It wasn't very busy (maybe people are reading some of these reviews!) but the service was great! Actually, we were a little early for the dinner hour and the restaurant was quickly filling up. Our food was delicious and quite ample.... More 

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peterborough Ontario
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Went last night for a birthday dinner. My ribs were cold, people that had surf and turf say lobster was ovrrbaked and steaks were chewy. We were freezing all night. Best things were the margarita and the service. Waitresses were very good. Might be a nice place in the summer but should consider closing in the winter.

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Toronto, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I really should have known better .....but I went with friends anyway. In the first 20 minutes, we looked at each other and chatted because absolutely nobody came to take our drink orders. When he did - it was another 10 - 15 to get them. There were 2 wait staff on for at least 7 to 8 tables and... More 

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Courtice, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

A party of 5 of us went here for dinner. We were pleasantly surprised. Everyone enjoyed the meal. It was pretty quiet but the service was great. I look forward to eating here in the summer as the patio looks really nice. It was very affordable and a place we will definitely visit again.

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Port Perry, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

So NOT the place it use to be! Can't really say anything positive ... Except it's nice to look out over the lake.

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Bowmanville, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Brought my wife and 2 daughters for a late lunch and was pleasantly surprised that my daughter was allowed to order the prime rib at 2pm. Food was great and we were all very happy to bring home a good portion after having apps, mains and dessert. Martini was slightly disappointing, but I do have high standards when it comes... More 

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Whitby, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I used to look forward to going to Bobby Cs. This visit was terrible. A large group of friends out for a birthday. One waiter to serve us all. Forgot our drinks. I asked for no bun, just a few fries, and extra tomato and lettuce with a salmon burger and he looked at me as if I was from... More 

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Newcastle, Ontario
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9 reviews 9 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Bobby C's used to be one of our favourite places to go for a romantic dinner, family dinner, quick lunch, and even our business Christmas party. We loved the beautiful view of the marina and the atmosphere in the restaurant. A few years ago it went downhill, service and food was lacking, so we chose other dining locations. This year... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 70 Port Darlington Road, Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Bowmanville
  • Phone Number: (905) 623 4925

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