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Bistro by the Bay

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
Hello and welcome to our Bistro By The Bay web site. We are located at 2 James Street in Parry Sound, Ontario, near the port facilities. Our "on-the-deck" dining experience provides a pleasing view of the Seguin River rapids as well as the nearby Georgian Bay port itself. Indoor seating is also available, of course. We are pleased to offer our valued customers a fine dining menu that includes shrimp and mussels in six different sauces, pickerel, salmon, stuffed chicken, stuffed pork, fall off the bone ribs, some wonderful pastas, and a variety of delicious homemade desserts. We also provide vegetarian and gluten free options.
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Canadian, Grill
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for dinner with my in-laws for a nice night out in Parry Sound. The menu wasn't huge but was ok. The service was a bit slow but restaurants trying to be high end often say you have to wait for good food. Food...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank TracyLB27
Reviewed November 7, 2018

A return visit to the Bistro by the Bay. Good French Onion soup, scallops and pickerel followed by apple crisp and creme brulee. Rather a long wait for our meals to appear but excellent quality. The interior decor is a bit bland. Some thought to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank CDNeh
Reviewed October 28, 2018

Our meal here was good but not perfect. It was pricey and I think we expected a higher standard than we found. I started with scallops served with a superb lemon risotto. Scallops are a favourite of mine and I thought these were cooked just...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank AnnFelicity
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

A friendly cozy restaurant with fabulous food. We stopped by on our way from Sudbury to Toronto. Pick this restaurant after looking at reviews online! It did not disappoint!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Anita L
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

We had this restaurant recommended to us twice by locals. It was delicious. We sat on the heated porch. It was cozy. Loved our pork rib meals. It was hard to decide as there were so many delicious sounding menu items. We did have some...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank laurampetrunick
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Incredible delicious food, every item we had is excellent. Recommend to anyone visiting Parry Sound, this is a Must-Try restaurant in the area

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Sylvia L
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

As always, I had an amazing dinner at the Bistro. I can be a little picky and yet all my special requests were met with a smile and the meal was above and beyond. Every bite was incredible...I could not have cooked it better and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank balltrina
Reviewed August 27, 2018

The restaurant is small and cramped and the decor is so-so. The air conditioning wasn't very effective so it was uncomfortably warm. But the food was very good and is the main reason we go there. It is always a treat.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Dale B
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

What a great find. We had amazing seduce from Amy who was friendly, knowledgeable about the menu and great with our kids. The mussels in the coconut curry sauce was a hit. The bowl was almost licked clean. The quinoa and mixed greens salad was...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank KDJlove
Reviewed August 9, 2018

We really enjoyed our meal at Bistro last night. Service by Sara was fantastic, a wonderful thoughtful girl and the food was great. One of the best places in Parry Sound!

Date of visit: August 2018
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August 17, 2018|
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Response from PattyC816 | Property representative |
Hi. We only did lunch the first 2 Years and haven’t the last 4. Sorry. The flight deck is new and has good food in the new Georgian airways building down the street on the water.
December 11, 2016|
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Response from PattyC816 | Property representative |
No I'm sorry we don't. We are just not set up for it. Thanks for you enquiry.
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