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Painters Hall Bistro

Certificate of Excellence
City Center
Canadian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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17 Clapperton St, Barrie, Ontario L4M3E4, Canada
+1 705-797-8844
16:00 - 00:00
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Burlington, Canada
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a great spot in Barrie. Great menu cocktails and wine list. We sat in the bar area and were pleasantly surprised by a musician playing on a Saturday night. Service was top notch and accommodating. Highly recommend - thank you for a great night!

Thank pst20
Barrie, Canada
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The menu here is rotated every so often so there is always something new to try. The Food is excellent, the beer and wine choices are well distributed but most of all the service is top notch. The owner is there most every night to greet you and she is absolutely delightful to talk to.

Thank K503QGpaulo
Estero, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have being a customer for several years. The new chef is very creative and food is outstanding. Erin and her staff are very polite and courteous. Wine selection is very good. I highly recommend this restaurant. Place is very clean and atmosphere is very cozy. They have a entertainer on the week end.

1 Thank venza989
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went back to Painter's Hall for the Winter Barrielicious event and was not disappointed. They had a different menu than before (which was a nice change) with new options for the 3-course meals. Our group of three was pleasantly surprised that they accommodated "tweaks" to the salads, even though it was a "set" menu. The main courses of salmon and... More 

Thank semiquavers
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must stop, eat and enjoy restaurant with a staff that treats you with respect. They are also super friendly and polite. The food is amazing with flavours that tease and awaken your tastebuds. I highly recommend that you stop by and indulge yourself. 😉

Thank chillis
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and i were very impressed with the food. Musscles were out of this world. She said yes

1 Thank Dylan M
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We sat by the bar, service was great and they were even training a new employee (John) who had incredible support from management. Short Ribs were amazing! This was my 3rd visit in two years and never disappointed. Very consistent! Keep up the great work!

Thank Jlk65
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant offers a quaint and classy dining experience. The servers are attentive and enjoyable to be around. I have visited this restaurant twice and enjoyed every morsel on my plate! Each dish is prepared with care and caters to the discerning customer. The only down fall is that the portions are quite small, however the presentation has been so... More 

Thank Michelle B
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had never been to Painters Hall before, and decided to try it during Barrielicious - we were definitely not disappointed! The Pork Belly and Scallops melted in your mouth, like cotton candy. The Cheddar and Potato Soup was creamy and had just the right balance of flavours. For the main course, we enjoyed the Steak and the Braised Beef... More 

Thank Jayson M
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food wise, I doubt youll find a better meal in Barrie. The restaurant is a bit quirky. I prefer the back "lounge" area which tends to be quieter and more relaxed than the noisy busy and sometimes jam packed front main dining room. The food though is proper gourmet. Try the share platter with a glass of wine.

Thank Bob C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
Canadian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Clapperton St, Barrie, Ontario L4M3E4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Barrie>  > City Center
  • Neighbourhood: City Center
  • Phone Number: +1 705-797-8844

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?