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The Crazy Fox Bistro

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135 Bayfield St, Barrie, Ontario L4M 3B3, Canada
+1 705-737-5000
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Barrie, Canada
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As always a nice dinner at the Fox. Seems to be always something new to try without disappointment nice atmosphere and quiet super level to have nice quiet romantic dinner

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Thank 60kevin54
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

A husband/wife fine dining restaurant with a warm atmosphere and friendly service; and, they will make any drink you want, just ask.

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Thank Jody S
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5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First we started with appetizer .Chef's Platter The Chef's Platter at The Crazy Fox Bistro is a delicious sample of many appetizers So good 😊 For Dinner , Delicious and tender Grilled 10 Oz. New York Sirloin with Oven Roasted Potato and for myself, Crab and Lobster Mezzaluna . love it

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Thank Francesca T
Petawawa, Canada
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best food and the most amazing service from the staff even on super busy nights. We go for every special occasion because it's consistently the best.

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Thank Royalty86
Barrie
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39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed April 12, 2017 via mobile

We invited friends here for a nice Friday night diner. We shared the chefs appetizer recommendation which was a mix of different starters. We all thought it was really good. We ordered 4 different mains and everyone was happy with their choices. The atmosphere is what makes this restaurant. It's nice to be able to chat while your eating without... More 

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Thank 4Macs
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed April 7, 2017

The food, staff and friendly ambience of the Crazy Fox Bistro will never disappoint. Whether you are just stopping in for apps after work or looking for a unique fine dining experience, you'll be impressed with the variety and quality this restaurant has to offer.

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Thank Jeff R
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed March 23, 2017

Have been to Crazy Fox many times with family or as a couple and it never disappoints. Always consistent, great service and even better food.

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Thank Jamie W
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 16, 2017 via mobile

I have been here a few times with a few different people(relatives and friends) over the last two years. The people working there are consistent. Great service and fantastic meals, great variety. Everything from the wine choices and pairing to appetizers, entries and desserts.

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Thank David G
Barrie, Canada
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441 reviews
254 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 253 helpful votes
Reviewed March 9, 2017

We were very intrigued by the menu on-line and looked forward to a good meal...unfortunately it was quite ordinary. Our starters were their signature mushroom soup - quite bland - and the spicy shrimp which weren't bad but the salad bed was wilted. For mains we had crusted, stuffed chicken breast which was overly cooked with too much butter sauce;... More 

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Thank Peytonsage
Toronto, Canada
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed February 26, 2017

this is the beat restaurant for fine dining in Barrie (to my knowledge), great dining experience, nice set up, fabric white cloth tablecloth and napkin, good service, menu with steak and fish, beef, veal, lamb and chicken, pickerel, grouper, shrimps and lobster... very god food, italian style... we had a great time (be patient, service may be a bit slow)

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 Bayfield St, Barrie, Ontario L4M 3B3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Barrie
  • Phone Number: +1 705-737-5000
Description
The Crazy Fox Bistro brings together the best of classic and contemporary cuisine. This popular Barrie restaurant has been providing fine dining in a casual atmosphere since 1986. Award-winning chef and owner Coos Uylenbroek creates unique dishes that tantalize the senses using only the freshest ingredients available.

The Crazy Fox Bistro's staff offer superior, personalized service to its many satisfied customers. It's the perfect place in Barrie to stop by after work to try a scrumptious appetizer in the cozy bar area or savour superb cuisine in the multi-level dining room for the full fine dining experience.

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