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70 Main St, Penetanguishene, Ontario L9M 1T4, Canada
(705) 549-8691
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Delicious Pickerel Dinner

We went to Captain Ken's Diner for dinner with our two daughters (11 & 13). Everything we had was very good, the fries are homemade and delicious. My daughter and I shared a Cesar salad as an appetizer and the waitress brought them on separate plates, which were still very big portions, but... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
Chelsea P
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We went to Captain Ken's Diner for dinner with our two daughters (11 & 13). Everything we had was very good, the fries are homemade and delicious. My daughter and I shared a Cesar salad as an appetizer and the waitress brought them on separate plates, which were still very big portions, but thought it was a nice touch. I... More 

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Victoria Harbour
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Delicious food and very friendly staff. Interior redone about a year ago and a classier looking place now.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I recently had the pleasure of dining at Captain Ken's. I was traveling alone and the quiet quaintness of this diner/pub drew me in. The waitress was wonderfully friendly and seated me right away. I ordered the pan friend pickerel and chips. It was delicious! The customers seated next to me had the battered fish and chips which looked great.... More 

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Tiny, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

When I first started working here on weekends, I mostly was rushing up from work in the city - working here for 3 days and rushing back. The first place that I ever went out to eat was at Captain Ken's. I still remember where I sat and what I ate... The fish and chips were superb! The servings enormous.... More 

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Penetanguishene, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Always good food, nice surroundings, friendly and efficient staff. I have been there for both lunch and dinner with large groups and also as a couple. The food and service is always very good. in the last couple of years the resturant has been remodelled. There are no longer billiard tables.

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Penetanguishene, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

To die for. The food here is excellent. The service was quick and we were treated as family. Looking at the outside we had no idea how great the food is. The chicken wings, the spare ribs, the pickeral and anything we have ordered over the past year has been nothing but excellent. Recommend this place when in the Pentang... More 

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waterloo, ON
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Best pan fried pickerel you can find. Friendly, fast service. Ken is just a super nice guy. They have more than fish and chips. Try the daily specials.

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London, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

2nd visit average decor uncofortable chairs i had a smaller portion of fish again smaller portion of sweet fries again extra charge of 2 bucks my soda water was flat. A family had a crying kid it for over 30 mins no staff dealt with it.

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

good service, quick food if you order fish and chips. decent food, nothing special but nice. kids meals were sizeable. price was fine too.

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Calgary, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

My Wife and I stopped in here during a drive while vacationing in Wasaga Beach. After seeing the town of Penetanguishine we asked one of the locals and she suggested Captain Ken's. Our server was Tammy. First, it was very hot inside the restaurant so we asked for drinks right away. My wife had the Beef Au Jus and I... More 

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Address: 70 Main St, Penetanguishene, Ontario L9M 1T4, Canada
Phone Number: (705) 549-8691
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Penetanguishene
Average Prices: USD 15

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  • Address: 70 Main St, Penetanguishene, Ontario L9M 1T4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Penetanguishene
  • Phone Number: (705) 549-8691

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15
  • Price Range: $ $

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