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Buoy's Eatery

€€ - €€€Italian, Pizza,
1 Purvis Dr | Box 596, Gore Bay, Ontario P0P 1H0, Canada
+1 705-282-2869
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (69 reviews)
“panzerotti” (14 reviews)
“white fish” (27 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 20:00All hours
Italian, Pizza, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1 Purvis Dr | Box 596, Gore Bay, Ontario P0P 1H0, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed a good meal here. End of the season boaters added to the atmosphere. Fun place. Right on Gore Bay and the marina. Outdoor seating would be grand, but for the rain.

Thank Jan R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had two great dinners. We had the whitefish the first night my husband had the Cajun spiced which he loved. The second night he had pizza which was fantastic and I had their Tuscan pasta dish which was amazing. Both nights had Manitoulin Split Rail...More

Thank karen_w_laing
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are in Gore Bay, you will most likely eat here at some point. The location is awesome, right beside the marina, where you can look out upon the water and watch the boats come and go. We sat outside on the deck, which...More

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed dinner with 3 yr old in tow, and despite no kids menu, they happily put together something to her liking. Nice menu choices for everyone. Food was excellent and worth the wait. Located on marina and pier which provides nice walk afterwards. Lucked into...More

Thank WilliamofWindsor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food and wonderful host to welcome you to Gore Bay's Best Restaurant! Wonderful setting on the Bay and Awesome food that makes you remember it and return again.

Thank Louise O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very expensive for the food you get. Service was so so and not very attentive. Had no fish or beef burgers. Very disapointed.

1  Thank Renald R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful spot with great potential but did not live up to the reviews I got. I found it quite pricey and they seemed to be out of everything. The service was good but I found it odd the the new waitress starting her shift would...More

1  Thank Doe D
Reviewed 16 August 2017

I am not sure if we got lucky, but I will take it. Richard the owner smokes his meat in the early morning hours. I know I watched him from our boat. We had the smoked duck , it was great, we also took a...More

Thank Anthony M
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Had lunch here on the patio. Much better then we expected. we ordered a pizza as the table next to us were eating one and it looked very good. We were not disappointed. One of the best thin crust pizza we have had in a...More

Thank Arby48
Reviewed 14 August 2017

This place is well rated, I'm just not sure why. I tried the panzerotti. It was quite expensive, half of it had no filling, the dough didn't taste good. I could honestly get a better one from Pizza Nova in the city, for half the...More

1  Thank ncaa007
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Street Parking
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Purvis Dr | Box 596, Gore Bay, Ontario P0P 1H0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Northeastern Ontario  >  Manitoulin Island  >  Gore Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 705-282-2869
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Buoys Eatery is ideally located at the heart of the picturesque Gore Bay waterfront. We offer a waterfront patio and a lovely inside dining room both Licensed by the AGCO. Buoys uses as many local (Manitoulin) and fresh ingredients a seasonally possible including locally caught whitefish, our own freshly made pizzas, seasonal vegetables and much more. Please visit our web page for the days we're open. Our hours are limited this time of year. We will be closed for the months of January, Febuary and March.
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