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The Whistling Duck

75 Harbour St | Ontario, Brighton, Ontario K0K 1H0, Canada
+1 613-475-4142
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
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“lobster” (6 reviews)
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Bar, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
75 Harbour St | Ontario, Brighton, Ontario K0K 1H0, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Early Sunday evening and only 4 tables were occupied. Our server was friendly enough but not very attentive once we received our mains. My brother said his burger wasn't bad and my mom didn't mind her chicken dish but my seafood fettucini was horrible!!! My...More

1  Thank Carol J
Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

Had dinner at the Whistling Duck with 10 members of my family. Service was prompt and dinner was served together, no one had to wait on their meal. Food was very good and hot. Our waitress was friendly and genuinely enjoyed her job. The evening...More

1  Thank OntarioGeordiegirl
Reviewed December 12, 2017

It always surprises me to read a very poor review of a restaurant, then I visit it and the review can be nothing further from the truth. Yes, during rush periods every business everywhere on the globe face challenges. Driving back from Kingston to Toronto...More

Thank Rick4141
Reviewed December 4, 2017

My wife and I went to the Whistling Duck last evening because we heard that the service and quality of food had improved since new ownership. This was not our experience. We were greeted by a hostess who was very annoyed that we arrived 15...More

Thank glsmithe12
Reviewed November 28, 2017 via mobile

We visited on busy Saturday evening, but waited only about 10 minutes to have a table. Apple Caramel martini was very good. Our soups, French onion and seafood chowder were excellent both. We were disappointed with the burgers, brie & mushroom burger and whiskey BBQ...More

Thank JLechass
Reviewed November 18, 2017 via mobile

We were visiting the Presquile Art Show with my son and daughter in law and decided to have lunch somewhere close, rather than returning home. When we walked in, it looked bright, cheerful and busy but had an overpowering smell of fish. We were seated...More

Thank Laura F
Reviewed November 10, 2017

Since this restaurant changed hands \I have visited it several times and enjoyed every meal. Plus the fact that the restaurant has great views of Lake Ontario and also a very nice patio.

Thank O8459QCpeterc
Reviewed November 9, 2017

Food was excellent. Staff could use coaching, once the meal is set you are ignored. Coffee went cold while we tried to get milk instead of cream.

Thank svanderwilp2017
Reviewed November 9, 2017

Was bun and Patko crust, hardly any fish, have had it before and enjoyed it, maybe it was Dugalds then...not good

1  Thank Carol Ann W
Reviewed October 28, 2017 via mobile

Special thanks to Heather and Ellen, excellent service! I was in the mood for fish, nothing battered and I was provided with a pan fried pickeral with rice and veg that was absolutely perfect! Great portion and the price is right! Thank you and I'll...More

Thank Kenny M
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Carol Ann W
November 9, 2017|
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Response from Alan S | Reviewed this property |
Great food, atmosphere, service and prices. The views are ausome too.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Scenic view, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 Harbour St | Ontario, Brighton, Ontario K0K 1H0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +1 613-475-4142
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