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Firehouse Restaurant-Resort

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18860 Hwy 35 | Algonquin Highlands, Minden, Ontario K0M 1J2, Canada
(705) 489-4608
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Amazing food

The food is Amazing I'm so happy they changed it up a little it was good food before and now.I have been coming here for years and I understand completely why they changed it. I think it is best for what she is going through she has only a bit of staff but still how they do it is crazy... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 7, 2015
shelby s
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Algonquin Highlands, Canada
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

this is not a stop we will ever make again...not much to pick from, the pizza is not on fresh rolled dough its frozen.... all premade food .. they microwave it..... and this is not a clean resturant....

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Thank lovethesunalliston
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

We checked their web site , was supposed to be open . Was shut down . No notice on door no NADDA . We arrived there about 6:15 pm on. Thursday evening. Won't be back for sure .

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Thank JOHN W
toronto
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81 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

This was without a doubt one of the rudest places I've ever been.we went in because it looked great..on the water great view..but from the moment we walked in it went downhill..it was so hot in the restaurant that we decided to sit outside.( no air conditioning)..once out there the girl,(seemed about 11 years old)..served us..we asked for water..it came... More 

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4 Thank Johnny N
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

The food is Amazing I'm so happy they changed it up a little it was good food before and now.I have been coming here for years and I understand completely why they changed it. I think it is best for what she is going through she has only a bit of staff but still how they do it is crazy... More 

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Thank shelby s
Aurora, Canada
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106 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 via mobile

We went here last year and the atmosphere and food was great. Now they got rid of the old bar and added a convenience store. Menu is limited with no pub grub that you would expect. 45 minutes to get our food with only one other table in the, restaurant?? Panini was plain, and my wife's noodle dish tasted funny.... More 

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Huntsville, Canada
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

We were looking forward to stopping on the way to Haliburton.. We pulled up at 12 and not a car in the lot.. Bad sign... The lady rushed out and cut some flowers and we went in.. The restaurant is totally changed and the menu there was nothing that looked good. We left.. Too bad it changed

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Thank thebeamingbumpkin
Baldock, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015 via mobile

We bookec an extended family lunch and could not have had a better time. Service very friendly. Food took a while to come but was well worth the wait. All home prepared and cooked, you could taste that too. Good selection of drinks available. Worth making time to give a try

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Thank SimonMWatts
Toronto
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

stopped by this place by boat while staying at another location last month. This time we went up decided to stay there and believe me you wont find nicer people or a more relaxed place to stay. and very affordable.

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Thank Leger3275
Uxbridge, Canada
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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.

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Thank Denise K
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

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

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

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