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Marydale's Family Restaurant

American, Diner, Canadian
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76 Main Street, Lion's Head, Ontario N0H 1W0, Canada
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Ottawa, Canada
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Mary dale's is a restaurant known for its yesteryear charm, and the best value for your loonie. The food is always plentiful, hot and delicious.

Thank Glenn S
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our summer cottage in the Bruce Peninsula is maybe fifteen minutes south of Lion's Head up a delightfully leafy stretch of Bruce County 9, so as often as not when we don't feel like cooking supper we head up to Marydale's. She is a local institution. Make no mistake, fine dining this ain't, but this is where us locals come... More 

Thank Chris M
Geraldton, Canada
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50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Small town diner with frozen everything slow service not cause they were busy just slow. Try if you must the food is edible just not very good.

Thank tucker618
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service at Marydale's is an experience in itself. Especially when the rude waitress starts rolling her eyes around cause you had a question about the menu. You also better be ready with your order the second she comes over, after ignoring you for good 25 minutes. Food. Frozen french fries, everything from frozen. I've had some amazing food at small... More 

Thank HarisCeric
Georgetown, Canada
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great stop for lunch. Clubhouse is yummy and the staff were friendly. Just a regular small town diner with the basics.

Thank juliebulie84
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to have breakfast out and ventured on into Marydale's restaurant. Having stood at the door waiting to be seated or at least told we could sit anywhere by a waitress, another patron came in and said to us just to find a seat. Nothing too special on the menu, but that's ok. Straightforward menu, prices decent. Our food... More 

Thank TSOJ5
Whitby, Canada
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44 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here for our first dinner in Lions head as we arrived on a holiday and lots was closed. It is your typical small town restaurant.... Which does have the potential of being good. However, sadly this was not. Everything we had, including the fried were cooked from frozen .... Grill cheese and omelettes used Kraft cheese slices . A... More 

Thank lolapop21
springfield vt
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116 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were told this was a nice place to dine if we got to visit Lion's Head. More simple choices, good prices, nice service, a more local, less touristy stop. About 25 schoolchildren visited it as we were leaving, which gave us a moment to see some of the beautiful children.

Thank sprung51
Retford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A warm and welcoming diner with excellent customer service, the breakfasts are wonderful, service is fast with attentive care and the overall atmosphere is homely. Loved the little touches like the children's drawings that individualise the menus.

Thank ninja6361
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dropped by for both lunch and dinner. They got a bit of everything for all ages and half portions under senior/kids menu section. Very friendly staff and food come within decent time frame. All around decent diner food but charging two dollars for hot water was a bit of a surprise.

Thank coreslogic

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $14
American, Diner, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 76 Main Street, Lion's Head, Ontario N0H 1W0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Bruce County  >  Bruce Peninsula  >  Lion's Head
  • Phone Number: 519-793-4224

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