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Captain Ken's Diner-Billiards

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

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fish and chips

All you can eat fish and chip night, great meal you will never go hungry. Nice you have a choice of batter or pan seared fish. Service was great.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
LovesCuba6355
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Barrie, Ontario, Canada
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Barrie, Ontario, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

All you can eat fish and chip night, great meal you will never go hungry. Nice you have a choice of batter or pan seared fish. Service was great.

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Thank LovesCuba6355
Georgian Bay, Canada
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53 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Large portions, great fresh local fish, fast service, nice surroundings. Best F&C's in the area. No pool, the tables are long-gone. Don't be put off by the title, the back room is nicely renovated.

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Thank Norman M
Toronto, Canada
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94 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

best fish 'n' chips deal in canada !! if u are on a budget this place can help u, if u are just hungry they can help u - best fish 'n' chips deal in canada !

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Thank mike k
Perkinsfield, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Food is good. Staff are very friendly and service was prompt. Great place for all meals: lunch, brunch, dinner, supper or breakfast. Even good for just stopping in for a drink. Prices are a bit high though for what you get.

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Thank Shawn F
Magnetawan, Ontario, Canada
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4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Poor atmosphere, old deco...average food. Nothing to recommend Service was poor. Almost like we were bothering them by being there. Seemed like a local hang out for community seniors/guys. Not a place that was there for new comers

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Thank Maura62266
new albany, indiana
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117 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

On the suggestion we tried it and found Captain Kens to be a nice cozy and friendly place the service was prompt, helpful and very nice. The food was fresh and hot with a genuine concern on how it was. The fish and chips were well done and tasty.

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Thank hoosierscience
Vaughan, Canada
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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

My wife and I recently purchased a cottage and sought a go-to place to eat. We found it at Ken's! Folks, this is a diner type experience, so if you go expecting something different, your review may be skewed. Our first experience: Ken was cooking in an open kitchen, and he had an all-knowing presence- he was hand battering fish,... More 

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Thank Jason S
Penetanguishene, Canada
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

Ken's diner has been in business for many years and I guess that speaks for itself. Many people locally like it a lot. For us though, not so much. Although some of their fish and chips, (fries) are delicious, their prices are quite expensive. We always order their Pickerrel diner and it's very tasty but bring your wallet. Their Sunday... More 

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Thank Arby48
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

As a long time cottager in the area, I have often commented on the lack of establishments in the area where we order good food, grab a drink, and watch whatever sports might be in season...yesterday I found my new in-town hangout spot. We stopped in for lunch, opting to sit in the sports bar area. Our waitress was incredibly... More 

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Midland Ontario
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

A good family restaurant, with good value and specialty in fish and chips. Pleasant service and open kitchen

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • 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

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