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The Port Bistro Pub

Bar, Canadian, American, Pub, Gastropub
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21 Front Street, Trenton, Quinte West, Ontario K8V 4N3, Canada
+1 613-955-1409
11:30 am - 9:00 am
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Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 am
Tue - Wed 11:30 am - 10:00 am
Thu - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Rochester, New York
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We recommended that 5 of us staying at the Marina have dinner here and it was wonderful. The beer samplers were fun and the service was great. We were too busy talking to be ready to order dinner when our waitress came by but she responded well and came back promptly. All the meals were excellent.

Thank Mary M
Brighton, Canada
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44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On arrival at the restaurant, we were greeted and seated quickly. We did have to wait quite a bit prior to our server attending the table - long enough to have read the menu and decided on the drinks and dinner. We were very close to leaving. It became clear that there was not quite sufficient serving staff to handle... More 

Thank Sc0M0
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Read through the reviews and was a little hesitant, however upon arrival we were greeted with a smile and escorted to a patio table. Service was perfect, food was very very good as was there beer (many local) and wine menus. Would highly recommend for a casual dinner and will definitely return. Cheers!!

Thank Allan L
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When my husband got posted to Trenton....as I live in Ottawa w e made this place our date night when I came to Trenton for a visit......! We raved about this place to everyone and his colleagues on the base as I'm a huge foodie and love good food. There were 10 of us arriving for dinner on the Sat... More 

Thank Shirley P
jens h, Owner at The Port Bistro Pub, responded to this review

So we were your date night place. Thank you. Sounds like you had a couple of good enjoyable evenings. It seems we had a bad Saturday ( the Air Show ). We were certainly overwhelmed that weekend. I believe we apologized for that in the only way we can - you didn't pay for anything.... the food you ate, the... More 

Belleville, Canada
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Roasted Garlic Feta Bake..$12 Five Cheese Mac...............$16 Turkey Burger.....................$16 2 Iced Tea...........................$8 Tax......................................$6.76 Total. $58.76 We were the only patrons when we arrived at 5:00 pm. Two servers were on as well as the chef. There was five other couples that trickled in by the time we finished eating at 6:00. Service was slooow. Table are sticky. Waited more than... More 

Thank shipless
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37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My sister &I were out for a walk in the winter months &stopped in for a bowl of delish soup & coffee.

1 Thank Kim F
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately I won't be going back. A group of friends 10 to be exact booked a table as we were attending the Air show that weekend and friends had recommended Port as they said the food was delicious and the service was very good. We'll obviously they were not prepared for how busy they were going to be. They ran... More 

Thank Sandra W
jens h, Owner at The Port Bistro Pub, responded to this review

Sandra So I took your comments at face value and responded too quickly. Yes it was the busiest weekend we have ever had. We have lots of choices on our menu, regretfully we do sometimes run out of items that are surprisingly popular on a given night. Our kitchen was also fully staffed. More bodies in the kitchen would of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

High class bistro in a small town. Couldn't ask for better! I love this place! I go there often. The food is amazing and the live music is always entertaining

Thank Tina S
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We went into town looking for a quick bite to eat and happened upon this place on the main street. The menu is very interesting, the food was delicious and the waitress we had was excellent. The serving size was huge, all kinds of interesting dishes on the menu to choose from and it was the perfect place to have... More 

Thank LiveForVacation2228
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

We arrived by chance - a neighbouring restaurant had a 45 minute wait on a Saturday evening, so we went next door. The Port Bistro was busy, and we didn't have a reservation, but they gave us a table anyway - we had the choice of inside or on the patio, and we chose the latter. The exclusively craft beers... More 

Thank Belinda W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $24
Bar, Canadian, American, Pub, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 am
11:30 am - 10:00 am
11:30 am - 10:00 am
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Front Street, Trenton, Quinte West, Ontario K8V 4N3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Quinte West  >  Trenton
  • Phone Number: +1 613-955-1409
Situated in the heart of Trenton, The Port Bistro Pub is located in a beautifully restored historical building overlooking the Trent waterway. In the summer season, there is a spacious patio where you can watch the boats pass. Inside we feature the work of local artists & live music on Friday nights. The Port features a menu of gourmet comfort foods made from the very best quality, local products. Everything is made in house including hand-cut frites, desserts, and all sauces and dressings. The menu changes seasonally. We are proud of our unique beer list featuring local, regional and international brews, a comprehensive wine list and a great selection of cocktails and martinis. Additionally, we offer warm, friendly customer service and a fun unpretentious atmosphere that is uniquely ours. We strive to go above and beyond our patron's expectations and make The Port something the community can be proud of. This is partially achieved through our Green Initiatives and by highlighting the area's finest produce, meat, beer and wine.The Port opened July 14th 2011, with new owners acquiring it on August 1st 2014. The Port is locally owned and operated. We invite you to join us for some shared plates with friends, a full course meal or just a drink on the patio.

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