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Sands on Golden Lake

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Canadian
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13163 Hwy 60 | Golden Lake, Ontario, Golden Lake, Ontario K0J 1X0, Canada
+1 613-625-2525
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is quite good if a little pricey. It is tasty with a gourmet touch. The view from the restaurant is lovely, overlooking the sandy beach and lake. The biggest drawback on my last two visits were the ever present houseflies by the windows which were quite annoying. But as I said, the food is good and it's a... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

stopped in for lunch and had a good meal in this motel on Golden Lake. very nice view, food was good.

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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

There are not so many choices nearby so it became a natural pick. The lake view from tables close to windows shall be marvellous but we arrived late.

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Thank Karl D
Toronto, Canada
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35 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

Amazing cuisine, very friendly personal, not expensive but classy restaurant on the Golden Lake, close to Algonquin Park.

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Thank Marius I
Ottawa, Canada
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

This quaint little place offered us an ideal rest for lunch while touring the area. First impressions are friendly, inviting style atmosphere simple and clean place. Not too busy at this time, were promptly seated and weather led to a very beautiful view of Golden Lake with its sandy beach. Our server,Tammy, was pleasant, helpful, gave us effective service. Prices... More 

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Thank velclo
Pickering, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

Great food, beautiful view, excellent service, and very reasonably priced. Restaurant was open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

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Thank wendyburkin
Hagen, Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely restaurant with a nice view over the sea. The menu was good. We had two wonderful dinner. It was really good, the dessert was delicious. The waitress was so friendly and sympathetic. She (Bonnie) was extraordinary kindly! Really a good place for a Dinner on Highway 60!

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Thank juliazink
Jeff S, Owner at Sands on Golden Lake, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words and thoughtful feedback. We are always happy to have visitors from Europe! It was an honor having you in our establishment and in our Country. Safe Travels. Sands on Golden Lake More 

Bridgend, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

This is a lovely restaurant with views over the lake. A good selection on the menu and the service was friendly but efficient

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

love the lakeside window in the restaurant and the wide selection on the menu. We went for coffee and dessert, dinner and breakfast buffet on Sunday

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Thank Barbara M
Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

We went here for an early supper on a Monday night. They are open seven days a week now, which is nice. We have been here before and it has been hit or miss. So we were hoping for the best. We were not disappointed. It is so nice to see Walleye (pickerel) on the menu as this is my... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$9 - $21
Cuisine
American, Canadian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13163 Hwy 60 | Golden Lake, Ontario, Golden Lake, Ontario K0J 1X0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Golden Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 613-625-2525

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?