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The Waterfront Dining

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590 Liverpool Rd south | Swanns Marina, Pickering, Ontario L1W 1P9, Canada
+1 905-420-2020
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat 10:30 am - 1:00 am
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Pickering, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have my 50th hear great service and ambitious by the lake. Everyone had a great time. Great place for a private party.

Thank Cathy E
Pickering, Canada
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a place I really looked forward to trying. The location in stunning. The service was extremely poor starting with the manager yelling at us because we came in the wrong door. We were made to feel stupid and like they didn't want to wait on us. The food was not that good and quite frankly the whole experience... More 

Thank Michelle G
Pickering, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Summertime on the balcony overlooking Lake Ontario, watching the sunset. Winter tucked in listening to great music. The best atmosphere, either with friends or couples. good food (love the mussels), amazing staff! But don't tell too many people....:)

Thank Sue O
Ajax, Canada
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156 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We've been to this restaurant many times over the years the food and service have always been good. The view of Frenchman's Bay is beautiful. Tonight we felt that the prices had increased considerable and it seemed like the menu had gotten smaller since we last visited.

Thank S L
Pickering, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant has a great atmosphere. With live bands playing on weekends. It is a nice place to get away and enjoy some great food at reasonable prices. It has an upper deck overlooking lake Ontario and Frenchman's Bay.

Thank robertoalwaysfishing
Pickering, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had an excellent dinner tonight at The Waterfront in Pickering. It has been a few years since we've had a meal here, and I have to say it exceeded my expectations. We made a reservation and sat inside - patio was busy, but it was overcast so we didn't mind much. Our group had the Wild Mushroom Rigatoni, Lobster Mac... More 

Thank Laneybird82
Richmond, Canada
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154 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a lovely setting overlooking Lake Ontario and the marina. Whatever your mood, bistro, fine dining or sitting on the patio upstairs overlooking the view it's a great venue!! Food is yummy. Had the Cobb salad, delicious. According to my friends the Wings were delish as well as the mussels!! Lovely walk along the water and marina before or after... More 

Thank Wings298
Pickering, Canada
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here a few times for dinner and lunch. Food is good but it's the view I really enjoy! Staff is friendly and courteous.

Thank RinkuSingh
Ayr, Australia
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142 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our party had three separate orders which arrived at the same time, all nicely presented and ready to eat. The shrimp starter delivered in terms of flavour, and the French onion soup amazing. The oysters were very fresh, served with a wedge of lemon. The Pasta del Mar had loads of scallops and a generous amount of baby shrimp, but... More 

Thank Candy-Stewart
Toronto, Canada
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137 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a hot day and we decided we wanted to have dinner on a patio and chose Waterfront dining for the views as it over looks the Marina and the lake. We were seated on the downstairs patio. Mussels are half price Monday's $7. We split an order of chicken wings...delicious...and mussels plus a craft beer. The service was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$11 - $22
American, Bar, Canadian, Gluten Free, Steakhouse, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Scenic view, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 1:00 am
10:30 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 590 Liverpool Rd south | Swanns Marina, Pickering, Ontario L1W 1P9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Pickering
  • Phone Number: +1 905-420-2020
The Waterfront is a long time addition to Pickering and the East G.T.A. Located at Frenchman's Bay overlooking beautiful Lake Ontario. The Waterfront features one of the most desirable patios with a view in an undeniable setting. Take in the atmosphere as you enjoy Brunch, Lunch, Dinner or Cocktails, offering you a casual and comfortable dining atmosphere featuring a modern, yet classic inspired menu.

The Waterfront is a Perfect Spot for a "Year Round" Getaway.

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