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“Not cheap but worth it” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Turtle Jack's Muskoka Grill

Turtle Jack's Muskoka Grill
Ranked #2 of 16 Restaurants in Port Carling
Cuisines: American, Bar, Canadian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Scenic view, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Toronto, ON
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Not cheap but worth it”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2013

If you want to eat or drink on a beautiful patio in a beautiful place then you're not going to be paying ghetto prices. Yes my lunch was $40 with a 20% tip but it was absolutely delicious! I had their signature drink, the Hurricaine...it was $12.99 but FULL of rum and gigantic! My meal was the buffalo chicken pizza which was BY FAR the BEST pizza I have ever had. It's an appetizer but is the size of a large pizza so two people can easily split it as a meal.
We were there on a Saturday at lunch time on a beautiful sunny day so of course we expected a wait. They said it would be 45 minutes and gave us a buzzer so we could browse the MANY shops while we waited. I found ALL the staff to be extremely kind and not rushed at all, asking how the food was and extremely friendly. Yes they are young and attractive (sorry if some women are intimidated by that) but I had no complaints. I have been before and will return for the best pizza ever.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 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
      Food
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English first
Mississauga, Canada
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Large and Airy”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2013

We had dinner here. The food was good and served in a timely manner. Menu has a large selection, something for everyone

Visited August 2013
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Thank middleagedyuppie
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Grand Bend, Canada
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226 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
“Great view from Patio”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2013

My son and I stopped here for lunch after a round of golf at Kerrie Glen. The place was packed but a friendly server found us a couple of seats at the patio bar. The view was fantastic and we enjoyed a platter of jumbo wins and a supersized draft beer from their on tap selection. The food was very good and came quickly,brought by a friendly and courteous server, The jumbo wings platter was quite good but came with no accoutrements such as celery or carrots. At $28 it seemed a bit over priced but I guess we were paying for the ambience! All in all a nice lunch.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Balls99
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Orangeville, Canada
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Nice patio on the waterfront but the staff are useless.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2013

We have been there several times before and it seems the staff get worse each time. Yes the food is expensive because of being in Port Carling and the patio overlooking the water is nice but it all quickly falls apart once you finally get to your table. The staff are rude, unfriendly and useless. Our waitress couldn't even remember our appetizer and we had to re order it. I had the fish tacos which were actually very tasty but throw on a few more fries on the plate. Trying to get ANY staff to bring us cutlery and condiments was near impossible. They all seemed so annoyed and never smiled. There is no way I'm tipping 15% on that attitude and service. If there are better options nearby; take it.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Hiker817
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Thornhill, Ontario, Canada
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Meh...”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2013

They've really tried to fancy this place up. It's no big deal. Ok for families, not such great food though. Sorry.

Visited September 2012
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Thank Danielle S
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