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School House Restaurant

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46 McNevin Street, Providence Bay, Ontario P0P 1T0, Canada
+1 705-377-4055
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed September 11, 2016

What a wonderful restaurant, and certainly one of Manitoulin Island's hidden jewels. My husband and I had a fabulous dinner, the food was excellent as was the service and the atmosphere . We highly recommend. B. Calback

1 Thank Barbara K
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Totally unexpected and unique, the decor is amazing, service excellent, it was the nicest restuarnt we visited in manitoulin. We were lucky enough to get a same day reso for the sunday night "oyster night", this was a 5 course meal including fresh bread, soup, salad, oysters, steak, and GET the bread pudding (best ive ever had). I would highly... More 

1 Thank Jennifer J
Neepawa, MB
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 17, 2016

We arrived on Manitoulin Island for the first time after an interesting Ferry ride. I found School House restaurant on tripadvisor and let the GPS do the rest. The restaurant was full, but the staff was very helpful. They asked if we would mind being outside, although it was threatening rain. No Problem...there were umbrellas over the tables and we... More 

Thank Lynne R
Evansville, Canada
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

I have been here multiple times now and the food is always amazing ! The service is also great! It had been a months since going as we usually come here for special occasions and the waiter remembered what drinks we liked and how we liked them!

Thank Pandalynn16
1 review
Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

We have arrived at the restaurant after 22:00 and eventhough the restaurant was already closed, the owner opened the kitchen especially for us realizing we wouldn't find any other place open. We had a 3 course meal which was outstanding by all standards. The staff was very kind and went out of its way to please us. A great restaurant... More 

Thank Jonathan W
Capreol, Canada
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed August 10, 2016

I had the whitefish that was served with a white wine sauce that was really good and would recommend. It was very interesting to see photos on the walls about the history of the schoolhouse.

Thank snoozer22229
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed an excellent dinner at the School House restaurant in Providence Bay, Manitoulin Island. Both the lamb and trout entrees were delicious. Dessert was also perfect (lemon tart & bread pudding). Excellent quality food served in an unpretentious style.

Thank Lina J
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

Our 2nd time eating at the restaurant and we were still very impressed with the quality of food and services we got from this quaint and elegant outfit. Excellent clam chowder and crab cakes; rainbow trout from northern channel was fresh and tasty; medium rare rack of lamb was cooked to perfection. To top it all, a special request of... More 

Thank Lynettezeng
Zurich, Switzerland
2 reviews
Reviewed July 28, 2016

Staff was very fiendly. Special, cozy location in the woods near the lake. Nice dining room inside and patio under pine trees. Good steak.

Thank simaag
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed July 25, 2016

My wife and I and three adult children visited The Schoolhouse for dinner and we were very pleased with the service and food quality in all respects. This restaurant is also also accessible for those in a wheelchairs (they have a ramp)

Thank Doug M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46 McNevin Street, Providence Bay, Ontario P0P 1T0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Northeastern Ontario  >  Manitoulin Island  >  Providence Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 705-377-4055

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