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Painters Hall Bistro

Certificate of Excellence
City Center
Canadian, European, Contemporary
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17 Clapperton St, Barrie, Ontario L4M3E4, Canada
+1 705-797-8844
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Tue - Sun 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

I had the pleasure of dining at Painters Hall many times during my stay in Barrie for a month of business. The owners and staff are wonderful, warm and inviting people. Chef Ben is a young, talented and creative individual. Every attention to detail start to finish! The back of the restaurant has a small bar, tables and a private... More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

While the restaurant was pretty quiet the night we were there (during the week), the atmosphere was lovely. Our server was very friendly and attentive. The food was delicious!

Thank Susan P
Barrie, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

This restaurant is one of my favourites in Barrie Ontario It is not a chain it's family run, with excellent menu and cosy atmosphere. It's food prices are reasonable in line with top restaurants found in Toronto. And lunches are very good value with good varied choice of meals for every appetite.

Thank Ward1961
Winnipeg, Canada
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Arrived quite late (9:30 pm) on a Thursday night. We weren't sure we'd be in time for the kitchen but we were and we are so glad. We began with a pork belly appetizer that was melt in your mouth (the pork belly was recommended on Tripadvisor and that's what made us choose this restaurant.) My husband had the pasta... More 

Thank SpicyLaura
Barrie, Canada
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Came here with my boyfriend for our anniversary and it was quite enjoyable. It was relatively easy to find and the layout of the restaurant is very nice. It is a high end restaurant therefore the meals are on the pricier side but the quality is very good. The wait staff were very friendly and very attentive. Only complaint I... More 

Thank Adrienne L
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16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

My hubby and I went to Casino Rama on Saturday and finished playing at 8 pm (this doesn't happen so often!) and so, decided to have dinner in Barrie as a little treat. My Yelp search indicated this restaurant offers great food at a reasonable price and it was damn right! The food was very very good and the service... More 

Thank Mahsa A
Barrie, Canada
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10 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

Waited for a special occasion we had heard so much about it very disappointed.My husband had lamb over cooked and tasted old .L chose the seafood pasta very rich and too much garlic. But the dessert was great.

Thank madelynprendy1
Mississauga, Canada
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40 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

This is a very good fine dining restaurant. The service, the decor and the cuisine is all excellent. We will definitely return to this place.

Thank felixjb123
Toronto, On
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

Upscale restaurant with great food and staff. No complaints about this place. The food is spectacular.

Thank beachlaura
Barrie, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

This is a favourite for us - we have eaten here several times and have never been disappointed. The food is delicious.

Thank Sporter5050

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $25
Canadian, European, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Television
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Clapperton St, Barrie, Ontario L4M3E4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Barrie>  > City Center
  • Neighborhood: City Center
  • Phone Number: +1 705-797-8844

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?