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“Yummy!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Bistro by the Bay

Bistro by the Bay
2 James Street, Parry Sound, Ontario P2A 1T2, Canada
+1 705-746-3712
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Ranked #2 of 56 Restaurants in Parry Sound
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: French, Seafood, Vegetarian, Grill, Bistro, Pasta
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Dining options: Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Hello and welcome to our Bistro By The Bay web site. We are located at 2 James Street in Parry Sound, Ontario, near the port facilities. Our "on-the-deck" dining experience provides a pleasing view of the Seguin River rapids as well as the nearby Georgian Bay port itself. Indoor seating is also available, of course. We are pleased to offer our valued customers a fine dining menu that includes shrimp and mussels in six different sauces, pickerel, salmon, cornish hen, stuffed pork, fall off the bone ribs, some wonderful pastas, and a variety of delicious homemade desserts. We also provide vegetarian and gluten free options.
Toronto, Canada
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130 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Yummy!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

This is a great little restaurant with home-cooked meals. Shame it is only open in seasonal months, but it is most excellent.

Visited July 2013
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Gold nugget of a find!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

Dined there with the whole family to celebrate my daughter's graduation. We all tried different dishes and were all completely satisfied. The staff and atmosphere was very relaxing and intimate. Our compliments to the chef and his kitchen staff for an excellent meal! Definitely worth checking out if you're looking for for a new experience in fine dining! :-)

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Morpeth, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Excellent food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

We enjoyed lunch in this restaurant, next to the waterfront, with outdoor seating and friendly service. The meal was excellent quality.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Nice food, great service!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Had a banquet burger. Huge portion. Delicious homemade burger. Real cheddar.
Also tried pulled pork sliders and yummy too.
Definitely worth a visit in Port Perry.
Just a warning though, No Amex accepted here.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Toronto, Canada
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80 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Great Lunch in Parry Sound”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

My wife and I looked up the restaurant reviews and saw that Bistro by the Bay ranked first in Parry Sound. We tried it and we now agree that it is a good choice. The Bistro is quite small and was busy during this Friday lunch period. We were offered a table in the bar area or one on the heated patio. We stayed inside and although the wait for our meal was a little long, we greatly enjoyed both of our meals (pickerel and a blackened chicken sandwich). The staff was very friendly. We would not hesitate to return.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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