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The Surf Restaurant

$$ - $$$, , American
369 Balm Beach Rd W, Perkinsfield, Tiny, Ontario L0L 2J0, Canada
+1 705-361-1612
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good25%
  • Average34%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
Travelers talk about
“breakfast” (15 reviews)
“fries” (6 reviews)
“burger” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Bar, Canadian, American
$$ - $$$
369 Balm Beach Rd W, Perkinsfield, Tiny, Ontario L0L 2J0, Canada
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1 - 10 of 74 reviews

Reviewed November 8, 2017

If you want to stare out at the water and enjoy a comfortable stay with good food this is the place for you . Casual, family or couples....al welcome. In the summer even the squirrels come around for little scraps if you are outside.

1  Thank Ray-Roma
Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

Nice little local eatery. Nothing fancy but food is good and price is reasonable. Outside patio facing the bay is very scenic.

1  Thank John R
Reviewed October 2, 2017

We live in the area and have often eaten at The Surf Restaurant. The food is usually good. We get fair value for our dollar. I usually have the hamburger platter and my husband has the fish and chips platter. Both platters are good for...More

Thank Nickie R
Reviewed September 29, 2017

Stopped here for a meal as the location was overlooking the beach. We had our dinner on the patio outside and it was very nice. The tables are picnic style. The food is not outstanding but good and the view, wonderful. Staff were very pleasant....More

Thank Diane F
Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

I have been eating here since I was a child. The food is not award winning but the atmosphere is awesome. The staff are friendly and the views of Georgian bay are breath taking.

Thank Cory M
Reviewed August 7, 2017

We ate here last week as we vacationed at Balm Beach. The variety of the menu was good. We ate on the patio, overlooking the bay. It was a cool day, but pleasant to be outdoors. The service was good. The waitress was attentive. We...More

1  Thank Lisa D
Reviewed July 28, 2017 via mobile

A ceilidh of live music was underway when we arrived for dinner on Thursday night. Staff were very friendly, making helpful recommendations. Everyone enjoyed their meals: Wiener Schnitzel was excellent. So were burgers. We loved the view of the beach from the patio.

Thank 251ceh
Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

Very bad service. And unfortunately witnessed one of the worst forms of human behaviour while leaving the restaurant. The owner was verbally abusing a lady and calling her the most vile names, it was horrific. He was like an animal, I was frightened. Needless to...More

1  Thank Michele499283
Reviewed June 24, 2017

The menu was pretty boring, with not much variety, However, what we did have was edible but lacking in flavour. Wine list was also lacking in variety, but I suppose for a beach resort restaurant, it was good enough!

Thank Alexander S
Reviewed June 20, 2017 via mobile

Service was very slow but they only had 2 waitresses for the entire restaurant inside and out. Food was adequate. Premises are clean. Staff were too busy to be personable. Don't expect much and if you are on a time schedule and expect a quaint...More

Thank CS P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Canadian, American
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 369 Balm Beach Rd W, Perkinsfield, Tiny, Ontario L0L 2J0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Tiny  >  Perkinsfield
  • Phone Number: +1 705-361-1612
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