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The Port Bistro Pub

) #12 of 58 Restaurants in Trenton €€ - €€€ , ,
21 Front Street, Trenton, Quinte West, Ontario K8V 4N3, Canada
+1 613-955-1409
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
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Bar, Pub, Canadian, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
21 Front Street, Trenton, Quinte West, Ontario K8V 4N3, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and i recently visited the port For an evening out. We have been several times before, when the previous owners were there:-) We asked our waitress if they had blonde Beer, she said we have two kinds, however When she brought our drinks,...More

Thank shirleyjskinkis
jens h, Owner at The Port Bistro Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Shirley Sorry to hear about your experience. Sounds like everything went wrong. That is never good, and should have been dealt with on the spot. We apologize for that. We appreciate that you have been here numerous times, and were apparently more than happy on...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My wife and I stopped here for lunch. Very nice looking bistro, great decor. We were promptly seated and had menus in hand. Did not sit on the outdoor patio because of the weather, but on a nice day looks like the place to sit,...More

Thank pitter1978
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been a fan of The Port since it opened. I have always loved supporting local and they have the best patio in Trenton. My friend and I went last night to listen to the live music, have some beers and snack on the...More

Thank Missie C
jens h, General Manager at The Port Bistro Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Missie C We apologize. you are absolutely correct, your order should never have been served, and you should not have been charged for it. You seem to have been a regular, so we hope you realize you got an anomaly, not the norm. Please come...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Port Bistro has a fabulous location adjacent to the Trent River. There's a spacious outdoor patio at the back of the restaurant with great views to the river and beyond - a perfect place to enjoy a meal or drink on a warm, sunny...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Using TripAdvisor we were trying to find a place to eat and everything was closed...we stumbled upon this place. The place is quite nice and they have a lovely patio (was too cold to sit out). The service was great and the good was delicious....More

Thank Orgchaos70
jens h, Owner at The Port Bistro Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017

hey, glad you you found us ! patio weather is coming :)

Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

I said I wouldn't return but was overruled by friendly consensus. I am critical because this could be a really good restaurant and we don't have many in our area. Again, food and presentation was good. Service was not. Between 2 People we made 3...More

Thank just_eh_guy
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Friendly and cozy, good service and interesting food. We opted for the combo of 3 appetizers for $30, and a couple bowls of soup. I tried a beer from Bath, and another from Napanee, both were good. Woodland snails, crab stuffed mushrooms and fish tacos;...More

Thank DiveProf
jens h, Owner at The Port Bistro Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

DiveProf Thanks for your comments. We will be bringing out our summer menu May 19. Please come back and try something new.

Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

I've now visited The Port Bistro Pub several times and find it a refreshing experience. Its a real gem and the ambience, food, and staff make this place a must stop destination if you ever find yourself in Quinte West. Lots of parking nearby, waterfront...More

Thank AntiguaRon
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

What a great spot to have a quick lunch. Staff was very pleasant and knowledgeable and the location is wonderful, price was a little high, but you have to pay for quality and that is what you will get. I would definitely return.

Thank Patrick S
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Been wanting to try this place for a long time. Finally got there. Nice microbrewery beer selection. Great apps and salads. Overall a nice menu. Everyone enjoyed their food. Our server April (Aubrey) was the best! If, like me, you're tired of the big chains....More

Thank ivansine
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Liz R
Trying to find the full menu? On here....
24 October 2015|
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Response from jens h | Property representative |
Please go to our website or our Facebook page.
jens h
3foodie Sorry to hear about your experience, This is the first complaint I have heard about our crabcakes. They have been one of the most consistent crowd pleasers on our menu. Perhaps a bad day ? Please come back and allow us show you we are better than that. Ask for me, Jens. I'm the owner.
27 January 2015|
Response from jens h | Property representative |
try us again
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$24
Bar, Pub, Canadian, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Front Street, Trenton, Quinte West, Ontario K8V 4N3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Quinte West  >  Trenton
  • Phone Number: +1 613-955-1409
  • E-mail
Situated in the heart of Trenton, The Port Bistro Pub is located in a beautifully restored historical building overlooking the Trent waterway. In the summer season, there is a spacious patio where you can watch the boats pass. Inside we feature the work of local artists & live music on Friday nights. The Port features a menu of gourmet comfort foods made from the very best quality, local products. Everything is made in house including hand-cut frites, desserts, and all sauces and dressings. The menu changes seasonally. We are proud of our unique beer list featuring local, regional and international brews, a comprehensive wine list and a great selection of cocktails and martinis. Additionally, we offer warm, friendly customer service and a fun unpretentious atmosphere that is uniquely ours. We strive to go above and beyond our patron's expectations and make The Port something the community can be proud of. This is partially achieved through our Green Initiatives and by highlighting the area's finest produce, meat, beer and wine.The Port opened July 14th 2011, with new owners acquiring it on August 1st 2014. The Port is locally owned and operated. We invite you to join us for some shared plates with friends, a full course meal or just a drink on the patio.
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