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Painters Hall Bistro

€€€€Steakhouse, ,
17 Clapperton St, Barrie, Ontario L4M 3E4, Canada
+1 705-797-8844
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“mussels” (23 reviews)
“pork belly” (8 reviews)
“short rib” (4 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Canadian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
17 Clapperton St, Barrie, Ontario L4M 3E4, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Painter's Hall is a must for people who enjoy great food, a relaxing environment and knowledgeable staff. Ask staff about the food or wine and there is always an engaging answer to every question. One of the best restaurants for good wines, great seafood and...More

Thank davidfC434FO
Reviewed 1 week ago

my friends and I went to their anniversary celebration for drinks and appys but the braised ribs looked so good I ordered that instead. Amazing fall off the bone goodness

Thank Jellybean107_2000
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been to Painter’s Hall twice and we had excellent service and wonderful food both times. Highly recommend!!!

Thank Jackie R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely evening at the painters hall with some friends on the weekend. Had the duo of duck, cooked perfectly and the balsamic glaze was great. Definitely will be returning

1  Thank cheffffry
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was fabulous... Atmosphere was lovely... Live music in the bar after dinner was terrific... But our service was the very best ever!!! Thanks so much Wagner for making this evening perfect. You took such great care of us!!! We'll be back...

2  Thank cruizinwithsoozin
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Other reviews are accurate - fixed menu was very good- service was attentive and appropriate- for me the mussels were the highlight- nothing over the top to quite reach a 5 but definitely worth a try

Thank L0l2l0ngs
Reviewed 3 October 2017

First time visiting this restaurant, celebrating my birthday weekend - very quaint fine dining establishment. Service was excellent! Atmosphere was great! Our Chef's meat and cheese platter was excellent! Apart from my first entree not having been prepared as well as it could have been...More

1  Thank Repsol_SP
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Cozy atmosphere and intersting menu make this a must go there stop! if you like /love mussels you must try theirs !! Defintely worth a try for the atmosphere alone !! Close to downtown so you can stroll after dinner !

Thank N6022LMheleng
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Came with friends for a birthday dinner. All I can say is the service was impeccable, food was to die for. Can’t wait to go back!!!

1  Thank Mythoughtsare120
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

We are never disappointed with the food, service or atmosphere when we go to Painters Hall. Amazing food, friendly staff and beautiful atmosphere. Our favorite date night escape destination :)

Thank ericaritcey
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Questions & Answers
Alessa W
7 November 2017|
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Response from Shane B | Property representative |
The dress code isn't something we are regularly asked about. Most customers dress casual to business casual. Very few baseball caps, track pants etc. Is there anything you are particularly concerned about?
11 February 2017|
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Response from Shane B | Property representative |
We do offer BYOB corkage at $20.00 per bottle. We also discount and even waive corkage periodically, follow us on Facebook to find out more.
4 August 2016|
Response from Shane B | Property representative |
We cook them overnight, 16 hrs. Glad you enjoy them!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Clapperton St, Barrie, Ontario L4M 3E4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Barrie>  > City Center
  • Neighbourhood: City Center
  • Phone Number: +1 705-797-8844
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Classy, intimate bistro offering progressive Canadian cuisine. The perfect spot after work, for a romantic evening or an important business meeting. The "Hall" also shines as the place to enjoy your most special occasions. Call us today and let us customize your celebration.​ If it's worth celebrating, it's worth celebrating at the "Hall".
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