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Grand Experience Family

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Pizza, Pasta
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177 Kent St, Lindsay, Kawartha Lakes, Ontario K9V 2Y7, Canada
+1 705-324-9444
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10:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Takeout
Description: Established in 1860Originally known has the Market Hotel, the building...
Established in 1860Originally known has the Market Hotel, the building occupied a position of importance in Lindsay's shopping area in the late 1800's. The Queens Square was where farmers would display their wares each and every week, with The Grand being a spot for the travelling merchants and their horses to stay while they were in the Lindsay area.Fast forward to the early 1980's, when The Grand Experience restaurant was added to the The Grand building, giving Lindsay a popular dining spot to go along with the well known Grand Pub. As of today, The Grand is owned and operated by Charlie McDonald and Ben Thompson, who became the 'new' owners in 2010. Since Charlie and Ben have taken over as owners, The Grand Experience has seen several renovations to better accommodate their customers, so if you haven't been to The Grand lately, you should take an evening, stop by for dinner and check out The Grand Experience.
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    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Don't order the Haddock fish and chips!

The fish and chips were awful. The fish tasted like store bought pre battered fish from giant tiger. Stay away from it!

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2014
Tekuila89
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Lindsay
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  • Large groups
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English first
Oshawa, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

This restaurant is way to over priced for the amount of food you receive and the food is actually terrible...my fiance got their special which was chicken parm....he got a piece of chicken smaller than the palm of my hand...and the pasta sauce for sure was out of a can...I got the chicken Ranchero sandwich...my chicken was just as small...I... More 

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Lindsay, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Good value for the price, good food quite well prepared, very good service. The menu features a variety of choice with everything from design your own pizza to fish and chips. Many item offer a choice of serving sizes to accommodate varied appetites. I particularly enjoy the liver and onions.

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Lindsay, Canada
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We always liked the Grand; however, the last 2 visits I have been disappointed with the food. Food is on par with what we serve at home on a weekend lunch. Chicken Caesar Wrap had tasteless chicken and some romaine lettuce with prepared dressing and a few bacon bits. Pulled pork sandwich was very small (half the size of the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Been going here for years, well done...always friendly and wings are very good every time. Many memories here and they support local charity through the wing fest competition through big brothers and sisters.

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Lindsay, Canada
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We went to the Grand with our two teenage sons for my husbands birthday. The food is great with generous portions at a reasonable price.

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Lindsay
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The fish and chips were awful. The fish tasted like store bought pre battered fish from giant tiger. Stay away from it!

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Lindsay, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I enjoy going to the Grand for their wings although the dinners have gotten quite expensive, most wing meals anywhere have though. The serviced is usually great and have never had to wait too long but the place is very dated on bar side, restaurant side is ok.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

The grand is a fixture in the downtown lindsay scene. I've eaten here several times, and enjoy the patio for a beer in the summer. the inside is a little dated and the menu is predictable but overall its pretty good and very reasonable. worth a visit. cheers.

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Cobourg, Canada
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

I suggested this restaurant as a place we could go with a small mixed aged group, seniors to a 5 year old. I remember the food here as being good home-style cooking in days gone by. We waited a very long time for 1 XLarge pizza... drinks came quickly and then we waited, waited and waited.... I did not time... More 

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Lindsay, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

I spend time at the Grand on weekends. Sometimes with friends and sometimes alone having a drink and updating info on my computer with their wifi network when available. The food is good and served reasonably fast. The Grand is well known for their pizza. I like their cheeseburger and fries or onion rings. Meals and drinks are reasonably priced,service... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 177 Kent St, Lindsay, Kawartha Lakes, Ontario K9V 2Y7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Kawartha Lakes  >  Lindsay
  • Phone Number: +1 705-324-9444

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 15
  • Cuisine: Pizza, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups

Description

Established in 1860Originally known has the Market Hotel, the building occupied a position of importance in Lindsay's shopping area in the late 1800's. The Queens Square was where farmers would display their wares each and every week, with The Grand being a spot for the travelling merchants and their horses to stay while they were in the Lindsay area.Fast forward to the early 1980's, when The Grand Experience restaurant was added to the The Grand building, giving Lindsay a popular dining spot to go along with the well known Grand Pub. As of today, The Grand is owned and operated by Charlie McDonald and Ben Thompson, who became the 'new' owners in 2010. Since Charlie and Ben have taken over as owners, The Grand Experience has seen several renovations to better accommodate their customers, so if you haven't been to The Grand lately, you should take an evening, stop by for dinner and check out The Grand Experience.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 2:00 am

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