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The Crazy Fox Bistro

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135 Bayfield St, Barrie, Ontario L4M 3B3, Canada
+1 705-737-5000
11:30 - 23:00
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Tue - Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

amazing bbq ribs that fall off the bone with amazing flavour,also try their cuban sandwich it is very tasty!I have observed every table and not one complaint!A big conference in town filled every table in the eatery!A must try!!!!

Thank fb575155224
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

The food is always excellent here. Favourites are the tuna appetizer, veal scallopini! Drinks take too long to get though. Wine list too pricey and restaurant could use an updating.

Thank pilotmom
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30 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

We went there for lunch, I had often wanted to try this restaurant. I was initially impressed by the decor, even though the set up is a little confusing with 3 levels. I ordered the Herbed Fettucini with clams, shrimp, calamari in a garlic white wine sauce. My friend ordered the bang, bang shrimp. After waiting a while our server... More 

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Aurora, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Second time at Crazy Fox Bistro. Twice now we had a great meal and time. Starters were delicious and healthy portions. Main course, well done, both in presentation and taste. Will definitely go back.

1 Thank PatrickYYZ
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We've been here 4 or 5 times whenever we stop over in Barrie. Menu has plenty of great options and we always enjoy sharing the Chef's Platter which is a sample of the appetizers. Service has been excellent each time.

Thank Stuart E
Barrie, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Six of us for dinner....all with different meals. Everything was brought out at the same time, nice and hot, and each one delicious, including rack of lamb, salmon, pasta dishes. The appetizers were great as well, having had the boston pear salad, and bang bang shrimp.

Thank Felix1127
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Food was OK at best...the risotto tasted like under cooked white cheddar macaroni and cheese. Our server was slow, very slow, very unprofessional and actually asked us if we were 'pretty cool people' because she wanted us to move to another table while we were halfway through our main course (which we agreed was pretty off-putting and ruined what was... More 

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Innisfil, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

After reading rave reviews on the restaurant on Trip Advisor we thought it was time to give the restaurant a try. It started with overcooked rolls that were hard as rocks. The appetizer " Chefs Creation, was promoted for 2 persons ( 18 dollars), but there was two items on platter that were only single pieces each ( shrimp cocktail... More 

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Crazy Fox is an excellent choice for lunch or dinner. Four of us dined there for lunch. The fish and chips were outstanding. Lightly battered fish and crisp fries. The sea food crepe had quite a bit of cheese. The filling was a tasty and plentiful fish combo. The menu is broad enough to satisfy any craving. the wine list... More 

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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Food good, service good, and charming great location was given a gift card to this restaurant, I felt we were underdressed, I thought it would be a bistro type pub but I was wrong went in shorts and tee shirt, I will go there again in trousers and shirt,but they did make me feel welcome.

Thank happy2Cairo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 Bayfield St, Barrie, Ontario L4M 3B3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Barrie
  • Phone Number: +1 705-737-5000
The Crazy Fox Bistro brings together the best of classic and contemporary cuisine. This popular Barrie restaurant has been providing fine dining in a casual atmosphere since 1986. Award-winning chef and owner Coos Uylenbroek creates unique dishes that tantalize the senses using only the freshest ingredients available.

The Crazy Fox Bistro's staff offer superior, personalized service to its many satisfied customers. It's the perfect place in Barrie to stop by after work to try a scrumptious appetizer in the cozy bar area or savour superb cuisine in the multi-level dining room for the full fine dining experience.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?