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Swiss Bear Restaurant & Bakery

) #1 of 2 Restaurants in Apsley $$ - $$$ European, ,
10330 Highway 28, Apsley, North Kawartha, Ontario K0L 1A0, Canada
+1 705-656-2411
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
“schnitzel” (46 reviews)
“tarts” (38 reviews)
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European, Canadian, Swiss
$$ - $$$
10330 Highway 28, Apsley, North Kawartha, Ontario K0L 1A0, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This has become a favourite the food is fantastic with large portion sizes but the real hit here is the home made butter tarts. The service is a little slow and they seem to have weird hours they are closed a lot but stop if...More

Thank AlwaysAskALocal
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been coming to the Swiss Bear for a year or two now. They are really the nicest people. And as vegans sometimes it can be difficult to find options in small towns. As we don't eat any animal products. They are always so...More

Thank jennifernewman1
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have a lot of time on your hands by all means eat here. The food when arrives is delicious, but the wait time was astronomical. We came here on Friday at 230 in the afternoon and did not receive food until 345. We...More

Thank Me2412
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the pleasure of eating at the Swiss Bear Restaurant a few times in July. We had the opportunity to sample many items from the menu. Their schnitzel and rosti are amazing and filling! We also had a fantastic brunch on one of the...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fantastic little family owned restaurant just outside Apsley Ontario. It has wonderful breakfasts and great dinners. The best part of this place is the desserts. The pecan pie is to die for and the homemade tarts, pies and cakes are worth the...More

Thank johnstonesensei
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped by for lunch on the way back from cottage country. Sat for 1 hour waiting for a schnitzel sandwich, soup and a schnitzel lunch platter. When we inquired about how much longer it would take we were told there were still two tables ahead...More

Thank april_liza
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

W,e're in town visiting the area and a cousin who suggest we go to Swiss Bear for lunch. The schnitzel I really wanted to try, but we went off menu and ordered grilled cheese sandwiches with bacon instead. Fortunately the place wasn't busy and it's...More

Thank Rick C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Truly - they are. But also try all their other fruit and nut tarts which are amazingly good - especially fresh from the oven (but let them cool off a bit!). The breakfasts are great and feature items such as breakfast schnitzels and rosti potatoes....More

Thank John K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice Swiss food experience. Sometimes the service is slow, depending on how busy it is. We did see a black bear outside need where the owners feed the bears. Recommend the snitzel.

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Swiss Bear is a jewel -- if you happen to be driving by and you like schnitzel, you should definitely stop. The food is homemade and uniformly excellent, from the various kinds of schnitzel to the French fries. And the tarts are to die...More

Thank mathewingram
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August 27, 2016|
Response from CPAIR1967 | Reviewed this property |
Im sorry ive met the couple many times as I have been back 4 times since my review with new people each time. They are husband and wife and two young adult Children who run the fast food outdoor cabin for those who want food... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
European, Canadian, Swiss
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10330 Highway 28, Apsley, North Kawartha, Ontario K0L 1A0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  North Kawartha  >  Apsley
  • Phone Number: +1 705-656-2411
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