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White Owl Bistro

639 Lakeshore Dr, North Bay, Ontario P1A 2E9, Canada
+1 705-472-2662
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (6 reviews)
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Canadian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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639 Lakeshore Dr, North Bay, Ontario P1A 2E9, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the daily special - pickerel bite salad & zucchini, spinach, walnut puree soup. Both were delicious. I like how White Owl Bistro shops at the local farmers market and uses fresh ingredients. This restaurant is always on my list of where to go...More

Thank Prairiebreeze2014
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Was next door to our motel, has a wonderfull menu to choose from, like the fact that they pay attention to local grown food, farm to table approach which adds to the flavor of the food. Enjoyed the RAINBOW TROUT while my wife enjoyed her...More

Thank FrankWill
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

This is clearly one of the best in town, not sure why there aren't more great reviews. Excellent food, best patio in area, good service. Why anyone would prefer Burger World is a mystery.

1  Thank Mike A
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Great food, nice view of Lake Nipissing from patio, usually has live entertainment during the summer. Can't recommend this place enough.

Thank CanadianBattman
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We had a wonderful meal on the patio. The service was excellent! The meal was delicious! We ordered the Farmers Board for an appetizer. I didn't like all the items but my husband found them all to be very tasty. For dinner I had Seafood...More

Thank Joanne M
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

We stayed in the area for two weeks and managed to visit this place three times. We just love coming here every year and we have never once been disappointed. The service and atmosphere only add to the experience of the dining. The chef has...More

1  Thank CanadianBeachFan
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Recently we went to the White Owl and were very pleased with our choice. The view from the patio was lovely (although as it was raiining we actually sat inside to eat). The wine was a Tawse Riesling, which my husband really enjoyed. I had...More

Thank Annonyrat
Reviewed 23 July 2017

On the negative side my table was beside some old posters that I suppose someone thought was rustic-the thing is the posters were severely damaged and looked like they belonged in the garbage. That took away from the experience of eating in a place that...More

Thank geographica77
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Besides having to wait for service. The beverages took forever. Do not and i will repeat not get the cup of soup. The size is a joke. Not one of our dinners was acceptable. Every dish was piled on mashed potatoes with a sauce.... the...More

Thank scruffy01
Reviewed 2 July 2017

This restaurant is excellent. We went there for lunch and dinner in the same day (July 1st), had different dishes each time, and were amazed by the food quality. Everyone at this restaurant is very kind. Our server, Michelle, was lovely. Very kind and professional....More

Thank Supergoofy
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Questions & Answers
5 January 2017|
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Response from Gee557 | Reviewed this property |
They have a big outdoor seating area. Also a smaller indoor space. Not sure how many people. Just call and ask them :(
22 July 2016|
Response from havetostay | Reviewed this property |
Not unless they are registered support dogs.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 639 Lakeshore Dr, North Bay, Ontario P1A 2E9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Northeastern Ontario  >  North Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 705-472-2662
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