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The Boathouse Eatery

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Canadian
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177 King St, Midland, Ontario L4R 3L8, Canada
+1 705-527-7480
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Coldwater, Ontario, Canada
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70 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I find that this is a hit and miss type of place. Some days they are really happy to serve you and other times not so. I find that the food is average with nothing spectacular and the cost high for what it is.

Thank Ingrid S
Toronto, Canada
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We come here all the time - it's especially nice to eat on the large deck overlooking the harbour. It's a busy neighbourhood spot for after-work drinks and tourists join the local crowd for lunch and dinner. At peak times there is a small line-up to get in but we've always entered in a reasonable time. We generally have the... More 

Thank johnv01
Midland, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Boathouse always delivers when we go. The staff are great, and we've never had a meal we didn't enjoy. Perfect venue for live music too. There's no better patio experience in the area either. It's huge and the waterfront view is great.

Thank Lindzee21
Penetanguishene, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome place to boat up to in the summer, but not to be overlooked in the winter months, as they have great live entertainment and high quality food

Thank Peter F
Owen Sound, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the best place to eat and listen to excellent live music in all of Midland. They have it all Great food, hard working staff and stick around for some excellent live entertainment and a large dance floor

Thank shutchi2017
Wasaga Beach, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great views, excellent staff and delicious food is why I keep coming back to The Boathouse. It's a great venue for live music or dinner and drinks with friends.

Thank stevenm67700
Waterloo, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Terrific view of the harbour, good food, newly expanded kitchen to accommodate the large crowds. Staff is very friendly. great patio overlooking the water for a great summer venue with live music.

Thank bradmclean2016
Victoria Harbour, Canada
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

This is my favourite place to go for either a drink and a snack on a nice sunny day or a nice meal. I always take my friends and family here when they come for a visit. The atmosphere is great, the staff are friendly and well trained, and I have never been disappointed yet with the food. There is... More 

Thank Christine S
Victoria Harbour, Canada
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Ate here on two occasions. Patio is nice as if offers a view of the Harbour. Food is average and I found it to be expensive. Staff not overly friendly .

Thank Debbie M
Midland, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

We like to go in the summer and sit outside with a nice cold beer. Live music is always enjoyable. Usually get the Margarita pizza with a side Caesar salad. But anything I have had has been good. Nice to sit and look out at the dock and the water.

Thank r0bjan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$21
American, Bar, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 177 King St, Midland, Ontario L4R 3L8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Midland
  • Phone Number: +1 705-527-7480
The Boathouse Eatery is located at the town Docks overlooking beautiful Georgian Bay. With numerous areas to sit from inside dining, outdoor patio, upstairs private dining, we're sure you will have a favourite section. Our upstairs dining room is great for private bookings of parties of up to 45 people. Open for lunch and dinner seven days a week and live entertainment every Friday & Saturday night. One of Georgian Bay's best waterfront restaurants.

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