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The Boathouse Eatery

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American, Bar, Canadian
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177 King St, Midland, Ontario L4R 3L8, Canada
+1 705-527-7480
11:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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London, Canada
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived ln town hungry and ended up at the Boathouse. Other than the location , it has nothing special to offer. The menu features typical bar food. The main bar area was quite noisy and that was before the live entertainment started. We sat in the back room so we could hear each other talk. That room was freezing.... More 

Thank Jane W
Mono, Canada
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89 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

This place was very good. :) staff were ok but, a bit forgetful! Food was really good, atmosphere is wonderful! drinks were excellent!

Thank Satisfied_Relaxed
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I ate at the Boathouse Eatery twice during my recent stay in Midland. The first night I went the weather was lovely and I ate on the patio. The service was very slow; I waited a long time to even give a drink order and hadn't been given a wine menu. The food, however, was delicious as was the presentation,... More 

Thank Lorraine M
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89 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Nice atmosphere. Neat restaurant. The special was Crab alfredo and it was delicious. I had the Alaskan Haddock fish and chips and it was delicious as well. We will return.

Thank Kek74
Bracebridge, Ontario
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56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Thanksgiving weekend (Canada) we were out for a nice hike in the sunshine. Stopped at the boathouse which offers indoor & patio dining. Quesadillas, poutine, salad with goat cheese, coconut shrimp. Deep fried pickles. All good. Good wait staff. Medium prices. A good spot.

Thank Sandyj7
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Don't waste your time or money. Boyfriend ordered the rib and wings platter. The ribs were undercooked. I ordered the bacon burger platter. Beef was overcooked and bacon under. Paid over $100 for this plus some drinks and apps. Not worth it.... Atmosphere is definitely not worth the price you pay. Run down....

Thank Mad M
Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Time to find another restaurant to try during our annual trip to Martyr's Shrine. Previously we'd go to the usual (McDonalds, Boston Pizza, etc) but last year I used TripAdvisor to try something different .... and we loved it. So this time I chose The Boathouse. After church, it only took us 5 minutes to get there, very easy and... More 

2 Thank MisterJimenez
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31 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

stopped for coffee and dessert ....it was a little expensive and very average ..there are better places on the main streets which are better value and better tasting ..will pass on this next Iime.

Thank Tim R
Winchester, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

The Boatery has the best position in Midland by the marina and facing north onto the southern end of Georgian Bay. The outside deck is a great place to dine al fresco in good weather. Service is quick and friendly (ideas on places to visit), although the food is average in quality. Prices are, however, OK for such an excellent... More 

Thank tomwO6177GV
Toronto, Canada
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344 reviews
262 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Very rustic, looks like a lot of locals in off-season. Great Patio in good weather. Service friendly and decent. Not great, our server had a poor memory. Food, tasty and plentiful, very large portions. NOTE: Suggest maybe sharing an order of chicken wraps if not famished. Prices seemed on the higher end for the fare served, however the portions are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
American, Bar, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 177 King St, Midland, Ontario L4R 3L8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Midland
  • Phone Number: +1 705-527-7480
The Boathouse Eatery is located at the town Docks overlooking beautiful Georgian Bay. With numerous areas to sit from inside dining, outdoor patio, upstairs private dining, we're sure you will have a favourite section. Our upstairs dining room is great for private bookings of parties of up to 45 people. Open for lunch and dinner seven days a week and live entertainment every Friday & Saturday night. One of Georgian Bay's best waterfront restaurants.

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