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Blackbird Cafe

$$ - $$$
Canadian, Soups
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1694 Burnstown, Renfrew, Ontario K0J 1G0, Canada
+1 613-432-3599
Sun 11:30 - 19:00
Wed - Sat 11:30 - 21:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My lunch was good, but extremely expensive they should make the portions smaller and lower the prices. Also the bathrooms need updated they are very dark and smelly

Thank Davidma1gen
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had lunch here one day while staying at the Calabogie Lodge. We both had wraps from their specials that day and were very satisfied. Mine had chicken, cranberry goat cheese, bacon, pesto mayo, lettuce, and tomato. My husband's was southwest beef with veggies. Both came with a small salad and a bowl of soup for around $15. It was... More 

Thank Kaitlin B
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15 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food is very expensive and horrible! Not even real chicken. Wished we went anywhere else! Extremely disappointing and will never be back.

Thank Applegirly
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Stopped in late afternoon for coffee and dessert. Had the homemade carrot cake - one piece is enough for two people! Absolutely delicious! Great coffee as well as friendly, prompt service.

Thank Spunky56
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Three visits here. First time we only had time for a quick coffee and pastry - both were good. Loved the atmosphere and service. Came back the following September and they were closed until next year???? Apparently only a seasonal operation. What a shame. I can easily see this place packed in the middle of winter with all the skiers... More 

Thank Chrystine U
New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Our group of 12 had a family birthday at the Blackbird Cafe this week. Although tghe restaurant is about one hour away, it is located in a beautiful area close to Calabogie Resort. Tge lunch menu had many luncheon choices all of which came with soup and salad. A good selection of wine & beer also available. Service was excellent,... More 

Thank Maurice B
Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Stopped for what we hoped would be a good coffee and treat break. Turns out that there is only one type of coffee (brewed and stored in a decanter) and no 'treats' other than the desert menu items. Even at 1130, only lunch was available. The coffee was drinkable but nothing special. The homemade pecan pie was very tasty but... More 

Thank MB1769
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We stumbled on this place with the kids and were thrilled with the food and ambiance. I had a steak and mushroom sandwich, my husband had their club sandwich, both came with salad and a delicious soup. When it came to the kids we asked for suggestions -- as the menu seemed a bit grown up for the kids (age... More 

Thank 485shelleyh
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Was much better with their old chef.. Kind of disappointed. Staff not as friendly as before. Not very many vegan options, I have to specifically ask for no cheese. I'd like a vegan option for dinner aside from a salad... Maybe i'd try again.

1 Thank Morgzexplores
Ontario's Near North, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Their menu is innovative and food quality is excellent. Excellent steaks. A lot of credit is due to their chef. She is fabulous. It has a small, intimate ambiance. Prices for dinner are a bit expensive but well worth it. Very popular, so reservations are a must.

Thank Hawkeye-999

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Canadian, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
11:30 - 19:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1694 Burnstown, Renfrew, Ontario K0J 1G0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Renfrew
  • Phone Number: +1 613-432-3599

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