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Bistro by the Bay

) #3 of 45 Restaurants in Parry Sound $$ - $$$ , , Gluten Free Options
2 James St, Parry Sound, Ontario P2A 1T2, Canada
+1 705-746-3712
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  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Canadian, Grill, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2 James St, Parry Sound, Ontario P2A 1T2, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food and excellent service. Extensive menu, we had the pickerel and Georgian Bay whitefish both local and delicious. The chocolate cup with white chocolate mousse is to die for. Very happy.

Thank Lance N
Reviewed 1 week ago

We made a reservation, to ensure we had a table outside overlooking the waterfront. I had the Pickerel, very tasty, and my husband had the Rainbow Trout, also delicious!

Thank normad330
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant had been recommended to us. Overall, it was disappointing. We had asked for seating on the porch. I would not advise that. The tables are incredibly small and the chairs equally small. Seating would be fine for a short visit to an ice...More

Thank Canuck6616
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have visited quite a few restaurants in Ontario over the last three weeks. Bistro by the Bay has produced the most appealing and tasty food by far. If you want to visit please be there at the door at opening - or reserve ahead...More

1  Thank Andy M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our first visit. Recommended by Alecia at Parry Sound Bikes (go there too!). A busy spot which was a good sign. All staff were very friendly and professional. Food was wonderful. Caesar Salad, Kale Salad and Squid for starters. White Fish and Lamb Shanks, both...More

Thank Southamptoncyclist
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing! Great food and drinks! Homemade ceasar dressing sooo good! Dry Cajun chicken wings were great! Fresh salads! Totally recommend this as a stop when you come to town for some great food!

Thank Sarah P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The pasta dish Beef Madagascar was incredible! We heard this was the place to eat and we really enjoyed the evening! Service excellence!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Literally we shared an appetiser, main course and dessert between us: the food was top-tastic throughout. The cheesecake in particular was just right: neither dry nor cloying. Only one thing - one of us had a sweet white wine with the pud but it wasn't...More

Thank Eric_the_Bish
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was our last night and Parry Sound and we wanted to go to a finer dining place with a patio, it did not disappoint us.Bistro on the Bay met all these expectations. They do take reservations which many don't. We had a lovely table...More

Thank Judi T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here tonight with friends. We had an early reservation for 4.00pm before we went on the cruise at 6.00pm. Our waitress Jill greeted us with a warm smile and introduction and told us about the specials. We all agreed that the food was delicious...More

Thank mikiain
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Response from Patty C | 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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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
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Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Scenic view
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 James St, Parry Sound, Ontario P2A 1T2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Northeastern Ontario  >  Parry Sound
  • Phone Number: +1 705-746-3712
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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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