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531 Bayfield St | Unit 109, Barrie, Ontario L4M 4Z9, Canada
+1 705-728-8474
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“carrot cake” (8 reviews)
“soups” (12 reviews)
“sandwich” (14 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 19:00 Hours
Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
531 Bayfield St | Unit 109, Barrie, Ontario L4M 4Z9, Canada
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Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

My husband recommended we meet here for lunch on a day heading for Midland for a meeting. I had never been but he said the food wash fresh and well prepared. We met just after the rush and I was surprised at all of the...More

Thank Wendy L
Ester S, Owner at Fresh-A-Fare, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

Dear Wendy, Happy to read your kind comments :) and thrilled to know that we may have a new fresh a-fare fan ! Let us know how you like your next meal. Fresh Greetings, Ester

Reviewed 22 January 2018

Awesome place to go for lunch alone or with your friends or family....food is always fresh and delicious....love the homemade soups and fresh bread and rolls.....they also cater...

Thank 1953connie
Reviewed 21 January 2018

We purchase many lunches here. Great menu with fresh delicacies and sandwiches. Can eat in or take away.

Thank edrousseau
Reviewed 17 January 2018

The salads and soups are so good and made right in front of you, the ladies there are very welcoming and helpful. And dont forget the carrot cake because its the best in town!

Thank SDobber1980
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We have eaten here several times since being introduced by friends. The restaurant is a bit out of sight in a small strip mall adjacent to the much larger Georgian Mall but well worth the search. A large variety of sandwiches, soups, salads etc. are...More

Thank Fraser M
Ester S, Owner at Fresh-A-Fare, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2017

Dear Fraser M, So thrilled to read your comments on our restaurant :):):) It is truly rewarding to see that our customers appreciate and understand how true freshness makes such a difference. Not sure if you are aware that we bake all our breads in...More

Reviewed 16 August 2017

When your looking for a healthier choice or simply something more than a Franchise Burger... Fresh-A-Fare is the place to go. Service is great, and the food menu is excellent. There's something for everyone. I love the BIG Salads and fresh bread. Salads, Soups, Sandwiches...More

Thank Repsol_SP
Ester S, Owner at Fresh-A-Fare, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Hello and thank you for your comment. It is always a thrill for us when we make a customer happy. How did you find us? Bayfield or Welham location? Keep watching for a new and very exciting meal salad coming up in a few days....More

Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

This place is amazing!!! The salad was so fresh and they ingredients were so good!! Salad size was definitely a lot but was unable to stop!! The sandwiches were decent size as well!! Found it pricey but worth it in the end!!!

Thank Katie A
Ester S, Owner at Fresh-A-Fare, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Hello Katie, Thank you so much for your kind review. Happy to hear you enjoyed the salad !! See you soon, Ester

Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Got some catering done by the Bayfield location , if I knew I was just gonna be meat with abit of spring mix , no butter or any other toppings besides some tiny mustards /mayo containers on the side and it cost $9 a sandwich...More

Thank brittrail
Ester S, Owner at Fresh-A-Fare, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Hello and thank you for your comments. I feel as disappointed as you felt .... this does not sound like our standard for sandwich platters. I will follow up with the managers at Bayfield and make sure every order will be made to our specifications....More

Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Food was excellent. Good friendly service. Salads are fresh with your choice of toppings. Sandwiches large and tasty. Would highly recommend

Thank poppadoug
Ester S, Owner at Fresh-A-Fare, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2017

Nice to see we have a fan in Victoria Harbour ! :) Thank you for you kind comments. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed our food. See you again soon.

Reviewed 15 January 2017

I enjoyed the soup, but felt put upon to stand in line, wait for the food, find a table and then clean up after the meal. Not my favourite dining experience. I like to be served when I go out for a meal. I didn't...More

1  Thank janice c
Ester S, Owner at Fresh-A-Fare, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2017

Dear Janice, Thank you for your review. Happy to hear that you enjoyed one of our soups :) Yes, you are correct. We do not offer table service and the line ups may get quite long at times, though the wait times are kept under...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 19:00
10:30 - 19:00
10:30 - 19:00
10:30 - 19:00
10:30 - 19:00
10:30 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 531 Bayfield St | Unit 109, Barrie, Ontario L4M 4Z9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Barrie
  • Phone Number: +1 705-728-8474
We take great pride in our food because it is OUR food. We cook, cure and smoke our own meats. We make our soups from scratch using recipes we create. We make our doughs and bake our breads. We select our produce and our meat cuts. We don't offer food we don't love ourselves. We believe in making good, honest food with lots of flavour. Eat and enjoy.
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