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The North Restaurant

45 Mary St | Dunlop Street, W & Bayfield Street Intersection, Barrie, Ontario L4N 1T2, Canada
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“risotto” (10 reviews)
Closes in 19 min
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
45 Mary St | Dunlop Street, W & Bayfield Street Intersection, Barrie, Ontario L4N 1T2, Canada
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Reviewed 30 May 2012

I have been a fan of this restaurant since the first week it opened. The chef, Marco Ormonde, though only in his mid-thirties, is a veteran of several top Toronto restaurants. He has recently moved to larger and beautifully decorated premises just up the street...More

1  Thank BarrieTravellers
Reviewed 27 May 2012

We have eaten at the North several times. It has a new location and we were very excited to see what they had done with it but were very disappointed to find that it was even more crowded feeling than the previous location and totally...More

Thank snlvrr
Reviewed 25 May 2012

The first time I ate at this restaurant, the food was amazing! Recommending it to friends, I went a second time (with friends) ordering the same entree. Unfortunately the same entree this time was disappointing. It would be nice if the quality of food was...More

Thank 122WendyH
Reviewed 20 May 2012

The restaurant has moved to new premises recently at 49 Mary Street. The Chef, Marco, is highly skilled and is very creative. He has combined elements of fine European cuisine with Asian and Canadian methods, flavours and foods to create unique and delicious food. It...More

Thank GBrider1
Reviewed 22 April 2012

Poor service, two tables seated after us had their appetizers and drinks before we even got served. And dessert, was disgusting ... tasted like they forgot to put the sweetening in. The waitress was so slow that she had to apologize, and comp'd our drinks...More

Thank diorkate
Reviewed 17 March 2012

I triple LOVE this place. Amazingly creative and delicious food. Service is exquisite. Amazing desserts and martinis. It's just the best!! Awesome for lunch as well. I'd recommend a reservation just in case. They are moving to a bigger location (right next door) this spring.

Thank melmobarrie
Reviewed 15 March 2012

Chef Marco Ormonde - Portuguese born and French trained - has worked with the top chefs in Toronto. He abandoned the "big city hassles" to bring his amazing talent to our little city. How lucky we are! Soon to be moving to larger quarters (behind...More

1  Thank BarrieTravellers
Reviewed 4 March 2012

The North tops our restaurant list. Always amazing and always a different twist. Marco Ormonde is an amazing chef and we can't wait to see the new place.

Thank SClarkPhoto
Reviewed 1 February 2012

Unfriendly and slow service. Charge for every cup of coffee - a surprise on the bill.

4  Thank James R
Reviewed 6 January 2012

The North is a Barrie favourite. Chef Marco is innovative and attending to detail. If by some chance anything is amiss with your selection, preparation or presentation it is immediately corrected. Not into denying or arguing with the Customer here. Those events have been very...More

Thank Canad_ian1952
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Mary St | Dunlop Street, W & Bayfield Street Intersection, Barrie, Ontario L4N 1T2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Barrie
  • Phone Number: 705-812-2192
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