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The Boat House Restaurant

€€ - €€€,
13 Front Street, Port Rowan, Ontario, Canada
+1 519-586-9316
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good39%
  • Average25%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible12%
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“burger” (14 reviews)
“perch dinner” (4 reviews)
Closed Now
09:00 - 21:00All hours
Bar, Canadian
€€ - €€€
13 Front Street, Port Rowan, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

The restaurant has nice location and the terrace has a nice view to the lake. The food is just ok. The French fries and fried seafood platter suggest that the oil in the kitchen is reused over and over again, most likely more than it...More

Thank Ina_31
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Average place, Noisy, dark, wood chairs, no cushions. Basic food. Has a bar also. Bit slow in service. On the harbour but no view.

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We stop in every time we venture to Port Rowan! Great food, good menu, won't break the bank! Great service! Pleasant surrounding and a view of the water. Plus, there is a good place to get out with the dogs for a bit, sheltered areas.

1  Thank Gillian D
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Point Rowan has a limited supply of restaurants! The boat house offers both out door and return indoor! Enjoyable marina to stroll after the meal

1  Thank ELFDUDE
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

We ate here while camping at Long Point. It was just good food, the type of food one expects at a pub. We did enjoy the beer on tap. I ordered onion rings and they were out of them so the kitchen substituted sweet potato...More

1  Thank Msyeldaws
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Never been here before so we thought we would try it out. Service was great as was the food. Excellent menu and well priced. Seemed to be very busy so we were lucky to get there early for dinner.

2  Thank Yes2scotland
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Our club returned to The Boat House Restaurant for a second time after enjoying out first visit over a year ago. The second visit was NOT the charm! Service was slow and when the orders were finally taken, three of the orders were cold (liver...More

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 1 July 2017

We ate outside and it was nice Service was good. The perch was great and cold draft was refreshing. The lettuce pieces in the salad were too big to manage and the broccoli was over cooked. But overall enjoyable experience.

Thank CrawdadJCW
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Already read poor ratings but since causeway closed only choice. Waitress Tori tried her best, her colleague never lifted a hand until I asked her to take some of the empty plates, she removed one never to be seen again. Food came in stages far...More

Thank nansc0
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Had lunch with my daughter and a local who was giving us a tour of the area. It was a beautiful day so we sat on the patio, very nice view of the water We all had different meals and they were all good The...More

1  Thank mamarip
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Front Street, Port Rowan, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Norfolk County  >  Port Rowan
  • Phone Number: +1 519-586-9316
(519) 586-9316
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