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School House Restaurant

) #2 of 2 Restaurants in Providence Bay €€€€
46 McNevin Street, Providence Bay, Ontario P0P 1T0, Canada
+1 705-377-4055
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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46 McNevin Street, Providence Bay, Ontario P0P 1T0, Canada
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1 - 10 of 75 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent meal pre-arranged for 32 guests - mostly family - and everyone was delighted and well satisfied with the experience.

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had a three-course dinner here and were out in less than an hour. I don't take this personally any more - it's just the Manitoulin Island way. Our servers didn't appear to have much time for chatting, which is a shame,...More

Thank Faience44
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was excellent. We loved the portobello mushroom. it was delicious and very filling. the home made desserts were excellent too! However, i do agree with a previous comment that the wine wasn't good enough for the food

Thank mhk34
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was truly delicious. Ambiance and decor were great. Wine was average. I was a bit shocked when I was told that the coffee was Nescafe....

1  Thank Doug K
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We chose this little restaurant to celebrate an anniversary. The menu is small with only a few offerings. My husband ordered the lamb, which I was surprised was New Zealand lamb (as printed on the menu) and not from the island, especially since it boasts...More

1  Thank jonbonjovifan
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Our guests was to take us there again and again. Fine dining in a schoolhouse more that a hundred years old surrounded by superb pines also as old as the school, a block or two from the boardwalk and sandy shore of Providence Bay, one...More

Thank panglin
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Considering Providence Bay is tiny and very seasonal the School House does well to stay open far less provide the class of service and food it offers. Staff were friendly, food was delicious and prices reasonable for the quality provided.

Thank Glyn W
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We had a memorable dinner here in July 2016 and it was without question our best dining experience on Manitoulin Island. The restaurant's historical setting and decor provided a romantic vibe that was perfect for the birthday that we were celebrating. The food was excellent...More

Thank Canadianstraveling
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

This is a great restaurant with a short menu but great food. There should be something for every taste in fine dining. Service was warm, friendly and competent. We highly recommend this charming restaurant.

Thank Dennis D
Reviewed 11 September 2016

What a wonderful restaurant, and certainly one of Manitoulin Island's hidden jewels. My husband and I had a fabulous dinner, the food was excellent as was the service and the atmosphere . We highly recommend. B. Calback

1  Thank Barbara K
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46 McNevin Street, Providence Bay, Ontario P0P 1T0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Northeastern Ontario  >  Manitoulin Island  >  Providence Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 705-377-4055
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