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Bobcaygeon Inn

31 Main St, Bobcaygeon, Kawartha Lakes, Ontario, Canada
(705) 738-5433
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Ranked #16 of 20 Restaurants in Bobcaygeon
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English first
Maple, Canada
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

we looked around for a place to stay before we settled in.. there were 4 hotels that are closer to the locks. We chose to stay here because the room is comfortable enough for the 4 of us, the waterfront patio and the docking for the boat. The room was neat, charming and clean. we got the one with the... More

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Canada, Kentucky
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3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

That's all I have to say about that! But it seems I have to write 100 characters...so I'll reiterate, I'd strongly advise against going there! Food wasn't the worst....but rest of exlerience sure was!

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COTU
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We have visited this location several times in the past and have always had a good time and good food but this time it was like a horse and pony show! Free entertainment complements of the staff. There were 3 wait staff and the owner all on the patio but no organization at all. The very loud server was so... More

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Oshawa
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3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We arrived at 1:50 in the afternoon, so the lunch rush was well over and thus, expected prompt service. We were seated on the patio overlooking the river... nice location! The menu looked decent enough - a fair variety of dishes from which to choose. The waitress was very pleasant, but it turned out also very slow. We had been... More

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Toronto, Canada
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59 reviews 59 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

I have been to the inn/big tomato many times. They have the absolute best patio in bobcaygeon, literally sitting on top of the river. It amazes me the place isn't more crowded for this alone. The food is been up and down, nothing fancy but decent sandwiches. I have had some nice meals for dinner before but it seems to... More

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Hamilton, Canada
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109 reviews 109 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

It was very nice to sit on the patio with a very nice view of the recreational boats on there way to the lock. The Inn has a beautiful scenic location, so when we saw the menu we were a little disappointed, fish and chips was the only item that caught my fancy. That disappointment was not reduced when we... More

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Port Perry, Canada
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34 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

I had the pleasure of visiting Bobcaygeon, Ontario, and had lunch at what looked like a pleasant restaurant on the waterfront. The Bobcaygeon Inn is one of the oldest inns in the Kawarthas and boasts the largest patio in the area. When I arrived there were lots of empty tables, and I was seated immediately. The waiter, was quite friendly,... More

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Carleton Place, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

The room was clean and charming, the staff was amazing and helpful. Liz the owner was very nice and Gary very helpful! The patio is beautiful and we spent a glorious afternoon watching the boats go by and had a very delicious homemade lunch there. Dinner was also amazing in the dinning room with hand battered fish and homemade dressing... More

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Peterborough, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Classic pubfare for the offering. Nothing ground breaking about this place, but when in Bobcaygeon a great place for a drink or munch with friends. The patio overlooks the river and there's always a breeze. I imagine it gets "hopping" after dark....

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Bobcaygeon, Canada
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13 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

Some visits are OK and then next time poor. See it up for sale, hopefully new owners will improve as a goo location

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