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Just for the Halibut

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Seafood, Canadian
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17 King St. East | Canada, Bobcaygeon, Kawartha Lakes, Ontario K0M 1A0, Canada
+1 705-738-4545
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Dunsford, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

i like the food there it is so great. the staff are also great I would go back and eat there also the food never comes out cold

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Thank julianjosemoreno1990
Oshawa, Canada
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103 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

One our favourite places to visit . Wasn't really impressed this time. We both ordered the lunch special of halibut, fries and coleslaw. When our plates arrived, the first thing I couldn't help noticing was the really dark fries. Tried one and told the waitress they were dry inside, cooked twice or perhaps more times as leftover thrown in with... More 

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Wasaga Beach, Canada
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Thought it was just a fish and chip fast food place from the outside but was pleasantly surprised to find a great menu. Much bigger inside than it looked from the outside

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1 Thank Erin102
Oshawa, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great restaurant would highly recommend for family,business, alone. Been there numerous times service is excellent and the food fantastic

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1 Thank Kim M
Ottawa, Canada
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The fish and chips were fantastic - thin crispy batter and perfectly cooked fish. Great fries too. The fish chowder, however was thick with potatoes and flour, but not a chunk of fish was to be found. It was disappointing.

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Thank UncorkOntario
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great fish and chips. Tasty fish chowder. Servers are an absolute hoot!!(Sara) Prices a very little bit high but not outrageous. Coleslaw was awesome. Surprised at the portion pack tartar sauce for an establishment this big. Homemade would have been nice, but that's really the only complaint.

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1 Thank Steve H
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

2 pieces of fish. one piece was thin and cooked so much it was hard. 2nd piece did not even exist in the batter. Waitress was nice however they replace my dinner with only 1 piece of fish. Other person also expressed that there was hardly any fish her 1st piece but her complaint was ignored. My 2nd dinner with... More 

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Thank Ginette H
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having heard so much about this restaurant from friends that reside in the area, we had to give it a try. The service was adequate but it was compensated with the food! It was prepared to perfection. My kids don't like to eat much fish but they gobbled up their plates within minutes! Can't wait to come back to this... More 

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1 Thank Angela P
Cameron, Ontario
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just for the Halibut is Number one for fish and chips in Bobcaygeon. Their other seafood dishes and regular meals are great. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone visiting the area. The residents know to go there for terrific food and so do the return visitors.

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1 Thank Dennis M
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a fish lover this is a very nice/ good place to eat. When you see the people lined out the door you know its going to a great place.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Seafood, Canadian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 King St. East | Canada, Bobcaygeon, Kawartha Lakes, Ontario K0M 1A0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Kawartha Lakes  >  Bobcaygeon
  • Phone Number: +1 705-738-4545
Description
The Original Just for the Halibut has been part of the Bobcaygeon Heritage for decades. Offering our world famous Halibut and Chips, in-house ground burgers, Certified Angus steaks, beers from around the province and worldwide as well as wines to complement any dish. Don't forget dessert! We have dishes for everyone in the family and a kids menu too.open WEDNESDAY TO SUNDAY

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