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Craftsman Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Canadian, Diner, Gluten Free Options
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27965 Hwy 28 South, Bancroft, Ontario K0L 1C0, Canada
+1 613-339-2456
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9:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wed - Fri 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Mississauga, Canada
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

Always the best burger in town, The Craftsman burger is sure to meet anyone's expectations. Our friend also had the liver and onions and said it was the best he has ever had. Service is always great!

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Thank Cathy B
Whitby, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

We walked in at 30 min to close expecting to just be turned away of have to take it to good and they insisted on us coming in and sitting for a full meal! Not only that but they were super happy to serve us and even offered us disert after and the best part they had so many gluten... More 

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Thank andrew181734
Toronto, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

Always great food and service! We have never been disappointed every time we go, whether it's breakfast, lunch or dinner.

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Thank Susie12345678910
Calgary, Canada
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

Stopped in for a bite of dinner on the way to the cottage. Decided to order the hamburgers steak with fried onions, home fries, veggies, coleslaw and warm fresh crusty bread. Meal was delicious, meat was cooked but not charred, still had some moisture. Homes fries were crisp on the top and soft underneath. Veggies were a pleasant surprise, delicious... More 

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Thank cottagelover1
Toronto, Canada
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76 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

There's basically 2 places of this calibre in the area to eat - Lakehouse or Craftsman. I visited both on our last trip experience at Craftsman far surpassed the Lakehouse. At the Lakehouse, we experienced very slow service and bland food. The food at the Craftsman is excellent, and service is quick and so friendly. You can't beat the atmosphere.... More 

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Thank emilybean
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

Lots of choices to pick from and huge portions. Was a great spot. Would definitely recommend. Also have a pretty good looking lunch menu as well

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Thank Ballsy8
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

A stop for a quick lunch was a good choice. Despite the uncomfortable bench seats that need to be replaced, this family style restaurant is a gem. The black bean and corn soup was tasty and a meal in itself. The burger variety is wonderful with anything from Swiss cheese and bacon to a fried egg on top. They also... More 

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Thank john c
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Everyone in town, tell us this place is the best. However we have tried this place twice and both times we were not happy! Wait 2 hour for food is crazy!!! Plus getting uncooked potatoes after waiting that long is awful. Not good for large groups.

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Thank lady80555555
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016

Breakfast was just ok. Interesting decor for this restaurant, lots to look at. As far as the food it was just average. I was not a fan of the homefries, they were kind of mushy and not really well cooked. The rest of the meal was ok. It is not somewhere that I would go back to.

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Thank Donna C
Ottawa, Canada
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107 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016

Hubby and I stopped in to the Craftsman yesterday for lunch. We've been here quite a few times over the years on our way to or from the family cottage and it is always a very welcoming experience. The service is top notch excellent and as you walk in the front door, you really feel like you're heading into someone's... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Canadian, Diner, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27965 Hwy 28 South, Bancroft, Ontario K0L 1C0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Bancroft
  • Phone Number: +1 613-339-2456

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?