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Alternate Grounds Dockside

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$5 - $30
CUISINES
Canadian, Cajun & Creole, Bar
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews shrimp tacos potato latkes crab cakes sandwich eggs benedict sarnia bay watching boats patio overlooking the water great view of the marina summer berry hot evening great setting nice patio love this place ducks summertime margaritas
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nice location on the water. Service was very good. Food was tasty. Nice selection and very filling. Waffles and chicken was the favourite.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Lise S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Sarnia for business and we were looking for a place to have a quick bite. So glad we found this spot! The view, the food and the service were all excellent!

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Mel M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have really enjoyed every visit to this restaurant, the food is absolutely delicious, and priced reasonably. The service was fantastic and everyone seems so happy and friendly. We can’t wait to go back and enjoy the best view and food in town!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ericade5
Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

The food was absolutely delicious! The eggs Benedict was superb! Fabulous service, friendly and efficient. The view was perfect as well. Can’t wait for the season to open again!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Angela S
tamvic0814, Owner at Alternate Grounds Dockside, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much! We look forward to welcoming you back as we reopen Friday April 5 for our 8th season!

Reviewed March 3, 2019

Interesting food! The burger is STACKED, great wings, and the Fish Tacos are fabulous. This is a seasonal restaurant over looking the Sarnia Bay Marina with all the boats and birds, fish jumping...Wonderful spot, great service, super food. Go.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank C K
tamvic0814, Owner at Alternate Grounds Dockside, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much! I'm glad you enjoyed everything! We look forward to welcoming you back as we reopen Friday April 5 for our 8th season!

Reviewed February 5, 2019

Dockside is a beautiful place in the summertime. Nothing better than sitting on the patio overlooking the water and having a drink. Staff is friendly and welcoming. There is seating inside and outside and it is usually busy. There are many different food items and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank anabeltram
tamvic0814, Owner at Alternate Grounds Dockside, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, I'm glad that you've enjoyed your visits. We look forward to welcoming you back as we reopen Friday April 5 for our 8th season! and we've made some exciting changes to our menu

Reviewed January 18, 2019

Great menu, but expensive. Not as great as the hype. Weird location.Credit for a fresh menu, though.More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Gardensnake14
tamvic0814, Owner at Alternate Grounds Dockside, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking time to leave a review, and mentioning that you like our great fresh menu. I'm not sure what mean when you say "weird location"? We are located in a marina, on the water affording one of the best views in all...More

Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

The indoor room feels like you are on a boat, but we found it too noisy to hold a conversation so we moved outside. The outdoor patio is also overlooking water. Covered for the sun. Was cool when we were there and the restaurant provided...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank johnbyl50
tamvic0814, Owner at Alternate Grounds Dockside, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for leaving a review! We have addressed the front room noise by installing sound absorbing panels on the ceiling.We look forward to welcoming you back as we reopen Friday April 5 for our 8th season!

Reviewed August 30, 2018

The restaurant was quite busy, and we requested seating away from kitchen,The problem being the quieter area has no a/c only screened open windows and it was a hot that day. We sat in the smaller main part of restaurant,near the semi open kitchen which...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank amenitiesgal
tamvic0814, Owner at Alternate Grounds Dockside, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for leaving a review! I'm happy you enjoyed your meal and our service and we have addressed the front room noise by installing sound absorbing panels on the ceiling. I hope you'll be back, We reopen Friday April 5 for our...More

Reviewed August 27, 2018

Love the location! Food is fast and fresh! The fish and chips was excellent! My friend had a pulled pork sammy, and said it was awesome! The people there work together so well! Fast service, smiles, they make you feel welcome! Loved sitting watching boats,...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank K B
tamvic0814, Owner at Alternate Grounds Dockside, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. I'm glad you enjoyed your meals and our service. I hope you'll be back as we re-ope for our 8th season on Friday April 5

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