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White Owl Bistro

639 Lakeshore Dr, North Bay, Ontario P1A 2E9, Canada
+1 705-472-2662
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
639 Lakeshore Dr, North Bay, Ontario P1A 2E9, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is our go to spot in North Bay. Pleasant, quiet atmosphere. Excellent service. Awesome food that is harvested locally. As a bonus, I understand the restaurant is owned and operated by a local couple. Couldn’t ask for anything more. We think it is #1...More

Thank RJW2014
Reviewed October 11, 2017

The food is delicious, the service is great. It's a small restaurant that offers a cozy environment, promotes local food. Portion are perfect. During the warmer months there are some musicians on the patio. If ever you are in the area, this is THE place...More

Thank Kacydi
Reviewed October 6, 2017 via mobile

I have been here twice now and neither time was a disappointment. The food is always fresh and locally purchased. The staff is friendly and fun. Their selection for beverages is refreshing. I have had the seafood Canneloni and it was bar none spectacular. The...More

Thank Steve P
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

Found this lovely bistro in the Fall LCBO Food & Drink magazine. It was part of a list of restaurant pairing their food with local wines. Exceptionally for this time of year, it was Summer weather and we sat outside on their lovely terrace at...More

Thank Christine P
Reviewed September 30, 2017 via mobile

What a lovely, friendly place. We were made very welcome. The first night, I had the pickerel which was delicious! The portions are large, so I shared the entree with my husband on the second night. The cannelloni with lobster tail was outstanding! My only...More

Thank Yzzis
Reviewed September 30, 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is next door to the Sunset Inn and an excellent place to eat if you are staying at the Inn. It is also popular with local residents. The menu is varied and the appetisers are good and interesting - so good that we...More

Thank DP1066
Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

My partner and i came here on our 3 year anniversary and got to enjoying a candle lit dinner with a view of the sunset over lake Nipissing. The food is amazing and their cheese cake is one of the best i have had at...More

Thank A-W S
Reviewed August 24, 2017

I had the daily special - pickerel bite salad & zucchini, spinach, walnut puree soup. Both were delicious. I like how White Owl Bistro shops at the local farmers market and uses fresh ingredients. This restaurant is always on my list of where to go...More

Thank Prairiebreeze2014
Reviewed August 19, 2017

Was next door to our motel, has a wonderfull menu to choose from, like the fact that they pay attention to local grown food, farm to table approach which adds to the flavor of the food. Enjoyed the RAINBOW TROUT while my wife enjoyed her...More

Thank FrankWill
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

This is clearly one of the best in town, not sure why there aren't more great reviews. Excellent food, best patio in area, good service. Why anyone would prefer Burger World is a mystery.

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Questions & Answers
January 5, 2017|
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Response from Gee557 | Reviewed this property |
They have a big outdoor seating area. Also a smaller indoor space. Not sure how many people. Just call and ask them :(
July 22, 2016|
Response from havetostay | Reviewed this property |
Not unless they are registered support dogs.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 639 Lakeshore Dr, North Bay, Ontario P1A 2E9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Northeastern Ontario  >  North Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 705-472-2662
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