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Hook and Ladder

Bala Pines Plz Hwy 169, Bala, Ontario P0C 1A0, Canada
+1 705-762-0707
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good39%
  • Average26%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible13%
Nov 22, 2016
“Just a basic place”
Oct 23, 2016
“Great Sandwiches ”
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All hours
American, Canadian, Diner
$$ - $$$
Bala Pines Plz Hwy 169, Bala, Ontario P0C 1A0, Canada
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Reviewed November 22, 2016

They have good pizza, nice service and would qualify as an average place to eat. Nothing wrong with it at all. My daughter and I enjoyed a quick meal and would return.

Thank Catharine28
Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Nice little diner it maybe had 15-20 tables. I loved the firefighter theme and the interior was very homey and relaxing. The menu items were all firefighter themed as well. My husband ordered a club sandwich and I had the 2nd Alarm which was a...More

Thank 1Love2Travel789
Reviewed October 17, 2016

A cute family restaurant located in Bala, themed with the fire fighter in mind. Although extremely busy the staff was so friendly and accommodating to us. Our food was excellent. Definitely would recommend and eat there again!

Thank Lori A
Reviewed October 11, 2016

Went here for a Sunday brunch. I had the breakfast wrap, a friend had the omelet and another had the standard 2 egg breakfast. Mine was excellent, the rest looked good too. Nice home fries.

Thank Marty M
Reviewed August 3, 2016

Good food and value. A local favorite with a fun atmosphere. All breakfast options are good and come with great home fries.

Thank Tom S
Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

This Firefighter themed restaurant offered very quick and friendly service. There were obvious regulars enjoying their meals. The woman who waited on me was attentive and welcoming. The food was fresh and tasty and some fruit was substituted for eggs (which I don't eat but...More

1  Thank Tdotontario
Reviewed July 8, 2016

Popped in Wednesday am for my first breakfast of the year here. Only one other person there so expected quick service. Shortly after order ten more people arrived and the wheels fell off! With only a single server our order took and extremely long period...More

Thank imawanker
Reviewed April 26, 2016

This establishment is a great gathering area for friends and a great diner also. Decorated with a firefighter motif and ample parking it is worth a visit. Directly in downtown Bala, it is hard to miss. Stop in for a great breakfast over easy chat...More

Thank donmarco2016
Reviewed December 19, 2015

This is not the fine dining venue often seen in the area, but it is a great go to place when you just want to eat after a day on the water or you are about to go out for one. I found the food...More

Thank slapper1958
Reviewed October 28, 2015

We popped in for a bite to eat and it was only OK. There was very few people here and several locals who obviously come regularly. The service - not so great. The waitress was kind and nice but slow. The food was your average...More

Thank Pamela D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Canadian, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bala Pines Plz Hwy 169, Bala, Ontario P0C 1A0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Muskoka District  >  Bala
  • Phone Number: +1 705-762-0707