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Birdies Perch

625 Point Pelee Dr, Leamington, Ontario N8H 3V4, Canada
+1 519-325-1200
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“perch tacos” (36 reviews)
“poutine” (24 reviews)
“fries” (59 reviews)
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Seafood, Fast food, Canadian
$$ - $$$
625 Point Pelee Dr, Leamington, Ontario N8H 3V4, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been there quite a few times for perch and just loved it nice to sit at the picnic table and watch the purple martins .Will definitely stop there again

Thank SharonRoger C
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Birdies Perch is a fish a chips restaurant that works out of a double-decker bus that is always fun. It has a large garden area for finding a quiet place to eat your meal as well as an ice cream booth for dessert after

Thank Angela_and_Brodie
Reviewed 16 December 2017

I was there in August and I had the perch tacos and poutine, I have had poutine in Quebec and northern Ontario . Most poutines come in wide platter, either plastic or paper. Birdies poutine comes in a tall paper container. It becomes a big...More

Thank 67Rocky
Reviewed 16 November 2017

So we’re nearing Point Pelee National Park out in the Canadian countryside, and suddenly come across this red double-decker bus along the road, and it’s a perch taco stand! We came back after visiting the park and had a great lunch. While the perch filets...More

Thank Dmarkwind
Reviewed 1 November 2017

This place has the most amazing perch tacos. Absolutely loved eating here. Yes it was busy and they were having trouble keeping up to the demand but if it was this busy then the food must be good. We were not disappointed with our lunch....More

Thank Justin V
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Stop here if you are in the area, great little place to eat! I had 3 pieces of big Lake Erie perch with the special Birdies sauce.

Thank A.j. C
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Ordered a veggy burrito and fries, both were very good sized and tasted great, young people doing the cooking, this restaurant is double decker bus with some seating in upper level and cooking below. Fries were rated excellent by other diners, and we agreed. Perch...More

Thank Peter Z
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Birdies Perch falls squarely into the quirky diner category. Have had meals in quirky diners, and certainly on buses, but this was the 1st diner bus! They have seating on the top of the double decker & around the bus. For food, its a relatively...More

Thank UCLMSatchel
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We enjoyed our lunch at Birdie's Perch two summers in a row. We really like the relaxed atmosphere and the food. It is also nicely situated i.e. not far from the Point Peele National Park so that if you are really hungry after your hike...More

Thank FelineOnTheGo
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Felt compelled to submit a review since the quality of the fish and chips was quite good for what appears to be a roadside outdoor picnic area. To be honest I was with someone who had been here before and knew the quality was good...More

Thank Keith B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Fast food, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 625 Point Pelee Dr, Leamington, Ontario N8H 3V4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Leamington
  • Phone Number: +1 519-325-1200
  • E-mail
Open seasonally each year from May through October, from 11 a.m. until DARK (open until 8 or 9 p.m. in May, June, Sept. & Oct.; until 10 p.m. in July & August). Closed during winter. Visit the website for more info, including current hours and menu.

Birdie’s Perch bustaurant & takeaway and Pelee Cone ice cream shack are popular tourist attractions! It's easy to love the red double decker bus! Birdie’s Perch makes all food fresh onsite, using the best quality local ingredients, and the menu includes Fresh Yellow Perch (fish & chips), Tacos, Burritos, Hot Dogs, French Fries, Poutine, Ice Cream & a variety of ice cold drinks! Eat upstairs in the 1965 Bristol Lodekka double-decker bus from the U.K., or outside on our patio. We accept cash only, but have ATM Instant Cash on site.
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