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Painters Hall Bistro

$$$$Steakhouse, ,
17 Clapperton St, Barrie, Ontario L4M 3E4, Canada
+1 705-797-8844
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“mussels” (22 reviews)
“braised ribs” (4 reviews)
“short ribs” (11 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Canadian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
17 Clapperton St, Barrie, Ontario L4M 3E4, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely evening at the painters hall with some friends on the weekend. Had the duo of duck, cooked perfectly and the balsamic glaze was great. Definitely will be returning

Thank cheffffry
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was fabulous... Atmosphere was lovely... Live music in the bar after dinner was terrific... But our service was the very best ever!!! Thanks so much Wagner for making this evening perfect. You took such great care of us!!! We'll be back...

1  Thank cruizinwithsoozin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Other reviews are accurate - fixed menu was very good- service was attentive and appropriate- for me the mussels were the highlight- nothing over the top to quite reach a 5 but definitely worth a try

Thank L0l2l0ngs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time visiting this restaurant, celebrating my birthday weekend - very quaint fine dining establishment. Service was excellent! Atmosphere was great! Our Chef's meat and cheese platter was excellent! Apart from my first entree not having been prepared as well as it could have been...More

Thank Repsol_SP
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cozy atmosphere and intersting menu make this a must go there stop! if you like /love mussels you must try theirs !! Defintely worth a try for the atmosphere alone !! Close to downtown so you can stroll after dinner !

Thank N6022LMheleng
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came with friends for a birthday dinner. All I can say is the service was impeccable, food was to die for. Can’t wait to go back!!!

1  Thank Mythoughtsare120
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are never disappointed with the food, service or atmosphere when we go to Painters Hall. Amazing food, friendly staff and beautiful atmosphere. Our favorite date night escape destination :)

Thank ericaritcey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I made our second trip to Painters Hall when visiting Canada again from England and were not disappointed in fact the food ,service,and attention to detail was even better than the last time we visited three years ago. Thank you Erin, Shane...More

Thank jbeauchamp2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a nice set menu which included selection of two appetizers, two mains and two desserts. Portion sizes were quite generous. Pork tenderloin was nicely cooked and not dry (which can often happen). Waiter and service was attentive but not overbearing. Nice little place...More

Thank ThePrincelyTraveller
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was a good choice for an evening meal. Fairly costly. Wine list was very over priced. Stay with beer! Smells a bit mouldy inside. Definitely an old building that has been redone with brick. has some atmosphere and charm.

Thank Bomani
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Questions & Answers
12 February 2017|
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Response from Shane B | Property representative |
We do offer BYOB corkage at $20.00 per bottle. We also discount and even waive corkage periodically, follow us on Facebook to find out more.
5 August 2016|
Response from Shane B | Property representative |
We cook them overnight, 16 hrs. Glad you enjoy them!
11 January 2016|
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Response from Shane B | Property representative |
Hi, thanks for reaching out. I am sorry that you think our restaurant is garbage. It may not seem apparent but we do work extremely hard to ensure our customers experience a great evening when they visit. I am also sorry... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Clapperton St, Barrie, Ontario L4M 3E4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Barrie>  > City Center
  • Neighbourhood: City Center
  • Phone Number: +1 705-797-8844
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