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Buoy's Eatery

) #1 of 8 Restaurants in Gore Bay $$ - $$$ Italian, Pizza,
1 Purvis Dr | Box 596, Gore Bay, Ontario P0P 1H0, Canada
+1 705-282-2869
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (66 reviews)
“panzerotti” (13 reviews)
“white fish” (27 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Purvis Dr | Box 596, Gore Bay, Ontario P0P 1H0, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I am not sure if we got lucky, but I will take it. Richard the owner smokes his meat in the early morning hours. I know I watched him from our boat. We had the smoked duck , it was great, we also took a...More

Thank Anthony M
Reviewed 4 days ago

Had lunch here on the patio. Much better then we expected. we ordered a pizza as the table next to us were eating one and it looked very good. We were not disappointed. One of the best thin crust pizza we have had in a...More

Thank Arby48
Reviewed 6 days ago

This place is well rated, I'm just not sure why. I tried the panzerotti. It was quite expensive, half of it had no filling, the dough didn't taste good. I could honestly get a better one from Pizza Nova in the city, for half the...More

Thank ncaa007
Reviewed 6 days ago

We came into Gore Bay by boat and were pleased to find this amazing gem right next to the marina. Deck seating with umbrella's to shade the sun, we sat in the back on benches overlooking the marina. Great view. We enjoyed local beer and...More

Thank Shayne U
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Entered this little gem while staying in Gore Bay, and had so much trouble deciding what to eat, we came back the next day. Great, fresh food, friendly service, and an all around feel good place!

Thank Dianne C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had dinner here on my last night on Manitoulin Island. Great location: right by Gore Bay harbor's peaceful waters. I had the rosemary whitefish dinner, which was quite tender with just a little seasoning. Sautéed vegetables and potatoes rounded out the meal. To drink...More

Thank James K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Buoy's is located by the water's edge in Gore Bay, a town of 900 people on the north side of Manitoulin Island in Ontario. There aren't really many good places to eat on the island and this is one of them. It looks informal; there's...More

Thank Faience44
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I walked in with my father on 07/26 and had a fantastic experience. We both ordered the catch of the day, a white fish of sorts, spiced with Cajun, served with a side of potato wedges and veggies. It felt like mom's home cooking; simple,...More

Thank Malitz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a late checking in one of the local B&B, we were directed to this small but quite interesting restaurant just a the end of the Bay, next to the Marina. Very good food and comfortable place to have a meal. Service was very good.

Thank Jean F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate as the sun set, looking over the bay at all the boats with the warm sun on our backs as a live guitar played. Our waitress was incredible. I highly recommend the fish. It's a nice, relaxed spot for anyone to go.

Thank deedee3113
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Street Parking
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
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12:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Purvis Dr | Box 596, Gore Bay, Ontario P0P 1H0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Northeastern Ontario  >  Manitoulin Island  >  Gore Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 705-282-2869
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Buoys Eatery is ideally located at the heart of the picturesque Gore Bay waterfront. We offer a waterfront patio and a lovely inside dining room both Licensed by the AGCO. Buoys uses as many local (Manitoulin) and fresh ingredients a seasonally possible including locally caught whitefish, our own freshly made pizzas, seasonal vegetables and much more. Please visit our web page for the days we're open. Our hours are limited this time of year. We will be closed for the months of January, Febuary and March.
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