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French's Refreshment Booth

) #43 of 125 Restaurants in Orillia Fast food, American,
388 Couchiching Point Rd, Orillia, Ontario L3V 6P4, Canada
+1 705-325-4990
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good21%
  • Average21%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible3%
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388 Couchiching Point Rd, Orillia, Ontario L3V 6P4, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to French's refreshment booth for some ice cream I have vanilla of course it was good there we will return

Thank Mackenzie R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Frenchies has been around in the same spot for over a hundred years and we are there to celebrate it every year in Orillia. Stephen Leacock had his own table there which still exists with a plaque commemorating him. Best homemade burgers, fries, shakes ,...More

Thank Beverly P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived close to 9:00 p.m. put in our order a banquet burger and regular burger, fries and water. Wow huge banquet burger tasty treat soft hamburger role, perfectly cooked banquet burger and huge order of fries. We sat in the car as we were...More

Thank Billybob1234567
Reviewed 2 August 2016

This time I had a burger. It was OK and all. The fries still just OK not something to write home about (only to you guys) . The burger tasted fine but for me, not good enough to justify the money. I don't know how...More

Thank Rockiroads
Reviewed 21 July 2016

I understand the history of French's restaurant booth. Longevity in business is to be encouraged. However, the french fies are absolutely awful. The look like skinny pieces of straw and taste like frozen fries that are undercooked. I would not recommend this pit stop to...More

Thank Pierre B
Reviewed 30 June 2016

I have been visiting this place since 1954! Gordon Lightfoot and even Stephen Leacock ate here often.

Thank 1esteban
Reviewed 15 April 2016

French's is a great place to visit and because of the selection, location and history. It is only opened from spring until fall but I am not quite sure of the actual dates! This establishment is located directly across the street from Couchiching Beach Park...More

Thank TheNorsworthys
Reviewed 17 March 2016

The chip stand of your youth - little changed since Stephen Leacock sat there! Good traditional burgers, fries and shakes. Limited seating - outside only. A classic.

1  Thank Lyndell O
Reviewed 6 January 2016

Great burgers, fries and hot dogs unless you feel like something cold and they have delicious ice cream cones. Everyone know French's stand as it is an historical site as it has been there for years.

Thank livingthelife2016
Reviewed 29 August 2015

Typical snack shack with ice cream and a nice sense of history. Take time to read the history of this place and the waterfront area.

Thank Wakebored
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  • Food
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  • Value
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Cuisine
Fast food, American, Canadian
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 388 Couchiching Point Rd, Orillia, Ontario L3V 6P4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Orillia
  • Phone Number: +1 705-325-4990
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