We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 25 Minden Restaurants

Firehouse Restaurant-Resort

18860 Hwy 35 | Algonquin Highlands, Minden, Ontario K0M 1J2, Canada
(705) 489-4608
Improve this listing
Write a Review

31 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    19
    4
    4
    0
    4
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Uxbridge, Canada
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

It's nice to boat up the Kushog, and have dinner on the lake. Food is average as best. It seems teen to 20's maybe like a little better...inexpensive.

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 via mobile

Will never eat at this place again!!! Service sucks. For a burger we have to wait for 30 minutes!! NEVER.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bonarlaw, Ontario, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

This restaurant has an amazing location on the shore of a beautiful lake. The view from the deck is worth the visit. The food is excellent, well prepared, and great quantity. In particular, the schnitzel sandwich is huge and delicious, and comes with a heap of very good fries. The coffee is superb. The service is exceptionally friendly, prompt, and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Barrie, Canada
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Enjoyed dinner at Firehouse Restaurant. Husband is a firefighter ... Was interesting looking at all the different FF patches from around the world, FF memorabilia and taking a look at the guest books signed by visiting FFs over the years ... Was interesting to see the names of old friends and coworkers ...

Was this review helpful? Yes
Toronto, Canada
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We visited the restaurant August 2014. Arrived between 5-6pm on a rainy afternoon. The decor inside the restaurant is very dated and tired. Chair backs were lacking stain. We sat midway in the restaurant. The waitress did turn the lights on but the lighting consisted of white string lights that you would use at Christmas time. Not much help. Felt... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Aurora, Canada
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We have had a cottage in Haliburton for 18 years and always driven by this restaurant. We went in last week and had a great time.The atmosphere and decor is very laid back. Our waitress was funny and amazing! The food was excellent (another couple had the onion rings and said they were the best they ever had). Lot's of... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Everything was ok here, with a few exceptions. Liked the beer selection and the outdoor seating. Service was friendly and prompt. Food was definitely the ok part. We ordered the kids pasta with marinara and it was far too peppery for my daughter to eat. After one bite she was upset because it was too spicy! I tasted it and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Kawartha Lakes, Canada
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Nestled right by the Ox Narrows on Lake Kushog, it's easy to access this restaurant by HWY 35 or by boat on the lake. There's lots of good docking facilities there. The food is good to very good, and the waitresses are friendly. The real appeal is just kicking back with your meal, seated at one of the outdoor tables... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Toronto, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

We love this restaurant; a real cottage country gem, right on the lake, where you can seat outside on the deck overlooking the waterfront, watch passing boats, and relax sipping your wine or beer, feeling the soothing breeze, and enjoying great food. We went for a boat ride with our friend and decided to stop for lunch early afternoon. The... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bradford West Gwillimbury, Canada
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

Love this restaurant, right on the lake, in the beautiful Algonquin Highlands! Excellent meals AND desserts. The restaurant is like a little firehall museum, very cool to peruse the artifacts, and enjoy the view, indoors or on the patio. Funny, friendly staff, great service and great value! (This is not a late night bar scene restaurant)

Was this review helpful? Yes 3

Travelers who viewed Firehouse Restaurant-Resort also viewed

 

Been to Firehouse Restaurant-Resort? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Firehouse Restaurant-Resort

Address: 18860 Hwy 35 | Algonquin Highlands, Minden, Ontario K0M 1J2, Canada
Phone Number: (705) 489-4608
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Minden

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Things to do Nearby

Enlarge Map