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Barry's Bay Dairy and Restaurant

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American, Diner, Canadian
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15 Dunn Street, Barry's Bay, Ontario K0J 1B0, Canada
(613) 756-2018
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went in for an early lunch. About 1145am. It took an hour to get our hot dog, hamburger and fries. Food was not bad, but the service is unacceptably slow, especially for it being a slow time.

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Thank Cheryl C
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We passed through Barry's Bay on our way from Ottawa to Haliburton and stopped for lunch at the Dairy and Restaurant. I had a Reuben and my wife had a BLT. Both were very good. There is an ice cream counter in the restaurant, and the selection of flavors was great! We both had "Senior" cones (1 scoop which was... More 

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Thank DonH
Trenton, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered 3 sandwiches. It took over 30 min. I'll never go back. The food was good but if your in a hurry keep on going. Lots of ice cream and the milk shakes are great.

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Thank Scott F
Thunder Bay, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Server: helpful and friendly. meal ( 6 am open!) delicious and nutritious. Locally owned. Barry's Bay is a friendly tidy tourist town. Nearby Ash Grove Inn has clean affordable rooams and also has a very good restaurant.

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Thank PaddlerBruce
Kawartha Lakes, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

As often as I've been to Barry's Bay, I don't ever recall eating here before. The menu is basic diner food which is what we were looking for. Service was very good, food was good. Not fine dining but exactly what we were looking for.

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Thank LastMango
Ottawa, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here on our drive from Huntsville to Ottawa for a quick lunch....... And it was quick! We were probably in and out in 30 min......but the food was pretty average. We had the BLT wrap, with no fries, a simple burger with no fries, two soups and one pop. $27.50 was the total before the tip....seems a bit... More 

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Thank SALOttawa_Canada
Somerset, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

We visited this no frills restaurant several times during our recent holiday and each time we had simple well-cooked breakfast or lunch with good coffee (and free top-ups!) with friendly efficient service. Popular with the locals. Check the opening times which vary with the season.

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Thank Martin L
Ontario, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

only open limited hours (mornings) and very outdated interior the staff are very friendly the food is average.

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Thank Venessa M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

We had a quick family breakfast there before heading down the road for a short rafting trip. The service was great, the food plentiful and the price was right. Just a simple diner-style restaurant with no presumption.

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Thank Craig L
Northeastern Ontario, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

Looked busy when we went in and service was good.. My husband had club sandwich which was basically just burnt toast with lettuce and some chicken.. Fries were frozen and some were uncooked.. I had fish and chips.. Not the best.. It's clean enough and the staff are friendly.. Would not go again..

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Thank Carol S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Diner, Canadian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Dunn Street, Barry's Bay, Ontario K0J 1B0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Barry's Bay
  • Phone Number: (613) 756-2018

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