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The Waterfront Dining

590 Liverpool Rd south | Swanns Marina, Pickering, Ontario L1W 1P9, Canada
+1 905-420-2020
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Ranked #8 of 164 Restaurants in Pickering
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $13 - $25
Sun 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat 10:30 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse, Bar, Pasta, Fish & Chips
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The Waterfront is a long time addition to Pickering and the East G.T.A. Located at Frenchman's Bay overlooking beautiful Lake Ontario. The Waterfront features one of the most desirable patios with a view in an undeniable setting. Take in the atmosphere as you enjoy Brunch, Lunch, Dinner or Cocktails, offering you a casual and comfortable dining atmosphere featuring a modern, yet classic inspired menu. The Waterfront is a Perfect Spot for a "Year Round" Getaway. Est.1996

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Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Great place and the food was excellent, our waitress was fantastic as she spent time going over the menu to explain the dishes as we where on holiday. We sat close to a very inviting fireplace and had drinks before our really great meal arrived Should you be near this place it's. really worth the visit 10 out of 10,... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This restaurant has the best location on the bay, overlooking the marina and yacht clubs. However, that being said, the food is mediocre and uninspiring. The emphasis is on the bar, especially in the summer months when the outside veranda is open. Presumably the restaurant makes more money on liquor than food and it shows. The restaurant has two parts,... More 

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Pickering ON
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Was good lunch, wife and daughter had the clams, and I had a burger. good food. seating is limited, outdoor patio is small.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Friendly staff, nice atmosphere and right on the waterfront. Great deck overlooking the boat and Lake Ontario in the summer.

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42 reviews 42 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Restaurant close by a friends so we like to go sit on the pation for a drink or a wonderful dinner or just appertizers. Never had a bad meal. Lots of room to sit.

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Thornhill, Ontario
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76 reviews 76 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We went there on a Friday evening after the work week. It is right at the foot of Liverpool Road and on the dock, while it was dark and difficult to see the water. The boats were right there but at this time of year boating activity is minimal. The restaurant was busy. We were a party of 5; I... More 

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Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
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143 reviews 143 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Best prime rib dip and frys. I have always enjoyed the food and service. This place has a nice size menu with choice from burgers to seafood

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Pickering, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

If you want to see the boats, while you dine, this is your place. If you love mussels, check out their monday special! Just don't get there too late, in case they run out. Cheaper than ports, because it is not as fancy.

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Pickering, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This restaurant is more of an upscale road house. The menu is limited but what they do have is good. If you go, try their tomato red pepper soup. It's excellent and very filling. Their prices are on the high side but the food is good. The patio in the summer is nice. The restaurant faces the bay and a... More 

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Port Perry, Canada
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58 reviews 58 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Was the food good? Yes. Was it a perfect experience? No. We went here for a work party. We each ordered drinks and our food. We were giving speeches and instead of waiting, they brought our food our within ten minutes of ordering (which was great) but rudely interrupted the speeches taking place to give us our food. I had... More 

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Additional Information about The Waterfront Dining

Address: 590 Liverpool Rd south | Swanns Marina, Pickering, Ontario L1W 1P9, Canada
Phone Number: +1 905-420-2020
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Pickering
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 10:30 am - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 13 - 25
Cuisine: Seafood, Steakhouse, Bar, Pasta, Fish & Chips

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