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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

On a little fall getaway we again visited a favourite Owen Sound restaurant. My husband enjoyed a full turkey dinner with all the fixings while I had fish and chips. Everything was fresh and tasty and served quickly ! The portions are generous and filling....We returned the next morning for breakfast before leaving town. We enjoyed the Kettles Feature Breakfast with bacon , eggs , hash browns, toast and jam..along with coffee. Of course we also picked up half a dozen large homemade cookies to take home ! Staff are very friendly , and Covid rules were being enforced as needed . A great family restaurant.. not to be missed just outside of Owen Sound.More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 22 January 2021

Great classic offerings, from hamburgers, good soups, shepherd pie, to hot chicken on a kaiser add liver with onions&bacon, all well prepared Quality food, nice staff, amazing coconut cream pie. There are always cars here as the locals know a good thing ! They are...managing well during covid with well organized take out service.More

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 23 November 2020

Excellent food, staff and safety measures during COVID. I had the fish and chips and my husband had one of their specialty burgers. The coleslaw was delicious and home made, fish was crunchy and hot and perfectly cooked on the inside. The burger disappeared quickly...too :) Buns were home made! Hard to find that level of goodness these days. We took two slices of pie home with us and were not disappointed. Judging by the number of types of pie they offer we're not the only ones to do this. They sell whole pies as well. I'll do that next time for sure.More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 25 October 2020

If you like good home-cooked meals, you'll like Kettles restaurant. I like the fish meal, but burgers, and other meals are also great. Lots of pie and desert choices. It does get really busy, so I usually meet up with friends outside meal times: 11...am or 1-2 pm. Also wheelchair accessible, which makes it great for families who need accommodation.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 14 October 2020 via mobile

My wife and I visited Kettles after camping in Owen Sound for the weekend. We arrived around 11 am on a Tuesday. It wasn't very busy but got busier near noon. We ordered a reuben sandwich, a club sandwich, and fries to share. The reuben...was really good! The club sandwich was pretty good but not on the level of the reuben. We didn't specify a large or small fries and were pretty sure we had been given a large order until we checked the bill. We noticed other customers getting generous quantities of food as well. We were able to est inside. All the tables were separated by plexiglas partitions.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 2 September 2020 via mobile

Delighted to visit Kettles again on our annual trip to Meaford. We ALWAYS head here our first night. With COVID restrictions being adhered to, including greatly reduced seating, we were surprised to easily get a table indoors at 6:30 on a Tuesday night. I had...delicious baked potatoe and bacon soup and a chicken club wrap. My husband had tender liver, onions and bacon with their homemade bean salad to start. We shared an awesome bread pudding which is definitely big enough for two. Very generous portions, reasonable prices, friendly service. So glad they have found a way to carry on during the pandemic.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 1 September 2020

Quite a number of restaurants in Owen Sound are either closed temporary or permanently. However, this one is still open. It is located around 10 km south of Owen Sound. Sitting is on the covered patio around the restaurant, totally about 10 tables. There are...additional picnic tables with umbrellas in the car park for takeout. There is no sitting inside. The food is reasonable priced and big portion, crowded on the dish. Chicken was tender and juicy, sweet potato fries were very good. My wife liked the bean salad. Food was good. It is also famous for its home made cakes. Service was generally good. Flies were many and landed on the table and food. There were flies hovering over the tables even before food arrived. I think the tables were not cleaned thoroughly between different guests.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 15 August 2020

Went online to find somewhere new to eat. What a wonderful place! Delicious food, ample serving, following all COVID guidelines, friendly staff. Desserts looked amazing, but we were too full (next time). Reasonable prices, will definitely visit again.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 9 August 2020 via mobile

Out for a day ride on the motorbike and found ourselves near Owen Sound. We heard about this place and stopped in for dinner. The menu selection was was amazing. Ordered the garlic bread, it was so good, I had the Papa Burger with mashed,...fantastic. My wife had the Ceasar chicken wrap and real fresh cut fries. She love it as well. Everything here is home made, no frozen burgers,, mashed were actually mashed and not powder mashed, gravy was also great. The girls serving are terrific and cute as can be. It is clearly a favourite with the locals. I will be back. Dying to try the eggs benny. Prices are much lower than expected given the high quality of the food.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 11 February 2020

Food and service are always wonderful. The staff are friendly and welcoming. Generous portions and a great selection of gluten free options. The bean salad is amazing. Not surprising that it is always busy.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Frequently Asked Questions about Kettles Back Home Cookin'

  • Yes, Kettles Back Home Cookin' offers takeaway services.

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  • Kettles Back Home Cookin' is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4