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“Fantastic service and family friendly”

The Leeky Canoe Pub & Eatery
Ranked #3 of 29 Restaurants in Meaford
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $20
Cuisines: Canadian
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
Reviewed May 24, 2013 via mobile

We are locals and absolutely love eating at the Leeky! The service is great, the food portions are massive in comparison to the price and its 100% kid friendly. They always have something unique on the go on Fridays and the lunch specials are tasty.

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crooksbums, Owner at The Leeky Canoe Pub & Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded May 27, 2013

Thanks you so much! We love getting positive feedback, especially from our locals!
Happy Summer!

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Reviewed May 24, 2013

... this is a restaurant you will enjoy. However, if you're after healthier fare, stay clear. There were no appealing vegetarian choices on the menu. As someone with dietary restrictions, the choices were very limited and even then, I had to delete two of the items in the wrap.

Wait staff was very pleasant and food was timely.

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crooksbums, Owner at The Leeky Canoe Pub & Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded May 27, 2013

..."There were no appealing vegetarian choices on the menu. As someone with dietary restrictions, the choices were very limited and even then, I had to delete two of the items in the wrap."
We are so sorry you didn't find our Vegetarian Options satisfactory....we were suprised at this as so often we are told what a fabulous amount of Vegetarian options we DO have. We were glad that you were able to adapt a menu item to suit your palate! Almost anything on our menu CAN be made veggie style..We're not certain what (if any) other dietary restrictions you had, but wanted to let you know that we are always happy to adapt a menu item to suit a customer!
Happy Summer!

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Reviewed May 12, 2013

This was my first time to eat at the Leeky Canoe. We were warmly welcomed and given excellent service. The place is rather quaint and old fashioned but that only added to its charm. The food was delicious with good sized portions. I hope I can eat there again soon.

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crooksbums, Owner at The Leeky Canoe Pub & Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2013

Thanks You!!

We LOVE positive feedback (and we happen to think the Leeky is pretty charming ourselves) :)

Cheers!

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Reviewed April 12, 2013

We recently visited the Leeky Canoe for lunch. It had been a number of years since our last visit. We are pleased to say that this pub continues to offer very good service and value for it's customers.

Our visit for lunch was on a day when the restaurant was not particularly busy. Upon our arrival, we were warmly greeted by a member of the wait staff who met our seating requirements with a smile.

Service on our visit was very good. Wait staff was knowledgeable about the menu and readily answered questions we had. Of note for us, was the fact that they had a decent selection of brews on tap.

The menu offerings we chose were very good. Hot dishes were hot, salads fresh and tasty and food plentiful. Of particular note during our visit, was the Mulligitawny soup: fresh and spicy as advertised! Highly recommend it to guests.

The Leeky Canoe is worthy of a visit for the service alone: combine the latter with the value and food quality it offers, and we have no reservation in recommending it to people who are looking for a positive "pub" style experience.

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crooksbums, Owner at The Leeky Canoe Pub & Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded April 16, 2013

Yay! So glad to hear this! We love to please and are super happy to hear about it, when we do!
Thanks so much for the positive feedback!
Cheers!
M

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Reviewed April 8, 2013

The menu is absolutely huge - good if you have a bunch of people who want different types of food for dinner I guess. For me I'd rather see a place do fewer things better.

The food was okay. The beer selection was pretty good. The service was slightly below average. That leaves me with a final score of average for the Leeky Canoe.

I might return here again if in town, if only because there really aren't that many choices in town.

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crooksbums, Owner at The Leeky Canoe Pub & Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2013

We are so sorry that you didn't have a GREAT experience while at the Leeky...you are right, we do have a huge menu (in the hopes of satisfying all palates when they visit). We sincerely hope that you expressed you view of the service you were receiving while it was happening (to a manager or supervisor) or that at the very least you filled out a comment card with a litte more information about how your experience fell short (commetn cards are PRIVATE and we do make certain to deal with anything that is commented on that does not fit our policies and causes concern about our cutomers experiences)...
We would love to know who served you (as you stated service to be below average), so we can address that issue immediately. It would also help us to know what you ordered off the menu and why it was only okay and not GREAT in your eyes :( It would also help us to know the eact date and the time you visited (so we know who was cooking and how busy we were etc etc.)
Again we would like to sincerely apologise, please know that MOST peoples experiences are GREAT and we'd love to be able to show you how great we can be. If you would forward me your name and address (via email) we'll send you out a gift cert so we can try to make it up to you...Cheers!

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