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“Location and great food” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Pier Bistro

The Pier Bistro
Ranked #7 of 84 Restaurants in Sidney
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $22
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Canadian, Soups, Bar
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
St. Catharines, Canada
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Location and great food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2013

We had breakfast the first day and enjoyed it so much that we returned again for our final breakfast. Great service, food and well priced.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Julie M
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Auckland
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Best chowder”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 2, 2013

Pouring with rain when we found this lovely restaurant on our way to catch the ferry from Swartz Bay. My clam chowder was the best that I had eaten. And it was fresh. The rest of our group had no complaints. The service was excellent, the surroundings pleasant, but the window seat did help.
All in all a great lunch.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank k8ienzl
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Is anything here not pre made?”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 2, 2013 via mobile

Has the potential to be a great little bistro. Unfortunately the owners clearly too cheap to invest in fresh quality ingredients. The food was tolerable, but I could get the same meal for a quarter of the price if I went to an M & M meat shop. I will say that their tatter sauce is tasty though. Other than the view. This place has little to nothing going for it.

  • Visited May 2012
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Lilsavage
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Canterbury
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55 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“What are the others moaning about?????”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2013

Went for a quick lunch recently and thoroughly enjoyed our meal. I had cod and chips and loved it, hubby and our friend both had the steak and kidney pie and loved their's also. Our hostess was great - ideal personality for the job. Really don't understand what the others are moaing about! Willn go gain when we are back in Sidney. Was a bleak miserable day but still enjoyed the view.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank CountryKiwis
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“Cold and greasy! Yuck”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 8, 2013

I had the fish and chips which is a big treat for me cuz I'm older and don't ever eat fried food. They should be ashamed to serve it, thick batter on a super thin piece of "halibut" which was cold in the centre
Don't waste your time or money

    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Ststst
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