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15 Walker, Port Dover, Ontario, Canada
(519) 583-1908
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Good for:
Families with children

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  • 10
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  • 22
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  • 12
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  • 2
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  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Cheaper version of The Beach house

Liked - same food as The Beach House - quick service Disliked - hot inside - poor AC - sticky tables - seating limited Summary Overall we like this place -food is good and people are nice - just can get abit hot and crowded in there in the summer. Overall good place to eat.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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Toronto
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72 reviews 72 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Liked - same food as The Beach House - quick service Disliked - hot inside - poor AC - sticky tables - seating limited Summary Overall we like this place -food is good and people are nice - just can get abit hot and crowded in there in the summer. Overall good place to eat.

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Cambridge, Canada
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59 reviews 59 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Or maybe my taste buds have matured and my patience has waned. We came here for our last hurrah of summer to have our traditional Knetchel's feast but sadly; our expectations were not met. I've been going to Knetchel's every summer for over 35 years and the last few years have become mere echoes of the Knetchel's that I grew... More 

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Grimsby, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Great place for Fish and Chips. Salad bar is mediocre, but hey, at least there is one. Waitresses are very friendly, and it really is a good value for your money

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32 reviews 32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 via mobile

Dined at knechtels on the beach in Dover. Hasn't changed in years. It was cold outside so it was cold inside. The best thing here is the perch. But tonight I got that one thing that I can't handle. Overlooked food that is served cold. I watched our waitress keep our fry cook from watching our food cook , which... More 

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Port Dover, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I am a local of port Dover , do yourself a favor and skip this so called local attraction . Food is greasy and management and wait staff have an excuse for why everything is bad , there is a reason you pay before you get your food , it's garbage . You would think tourist restaurants would care about... More 

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Paris, Ontario, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Went to Knechtels today for lunch after getting no service from Fisherman's Catch. Got a seat asked for a high chair and the kid brought us a booster seat which the grandchild is to small for. When we did get a highchair it was dirty. After 10 min's trying to ask for a wet cloth to clean the highchair and... More 

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Mattoon, Illinois
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356 reviews 356 reviews
315 restaurant reviews
201 helpful votes 201 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Over nine dollars in change in my pocket.... I must be in Canada. I don’t know the reason that the dollar coin has never been popular in the US but I have found Canada’s loonies and toonies to be rather convenient. The fellow at the bank where I exchanged my US currency indicated that Canada has been thinking about introducing... More 

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Cambridge, Canada
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41 reviews 41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

well i had not been for at least ten years and was looking forward to fish and chips. I was taking the family(grown up) so they could maybe start their own traditionS. I totally understand it is a very short season for these people so price isnt why i was disappointed. I decided on the perch dinner for 15.99 It... More 

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62 reviews 62 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 via mobile

Years ago when we had our trailer parked in Dover this was our goto for Friday night supper so decided to eat here on a return day trip should have allowed our memories to suffice foot long was ice cold fries were frozen under fried lumps topping bar for burgers n dogs was sorely lacking in variety indifferent staff refused... More 

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Smithville, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Went there Sunday for the Summer Festival and we were craving for Fish. We ate inside, ordered the Perch Dinner and the Pickerel dinner., which came with the salad bar that we thought was a bonus. Was not disappointed, the Pickerel was great 2 large portions my husband loved the perch cooked to perfection both meals. Found the price was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 15 Walker, Port Dover, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Norfolk County  >  Port Dover
  • Phone Number: (519) 583-1908

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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