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The Dish Cafe

77 Government Rd W Unit 2, Kirkland Lake, Ontario P2N 2E6, Canada
+1 705-462-3200
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  • Excellent90%
  • Very good4%
  • Average1%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“soup” (4 reviews)
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Canadian, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
77 Government Rd W Unit 2, Kirkland Lake, Ontario P2N 2E6, Canada
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

If you visit Kirkland Lake and don’t go here for dinner you are absolutely missing out. The husband wife team that runs the restaurant are beyond amazing. Service is a 10/10 and Food is a 10/10 they have a 3 course tasting menu and everything...More

Thank jeff_s131722
Reviewed 23 October 2017

So delicious that I'm still dreaming of the fantastic food. Service was exceptional, and we all had a wonderful time. Very relaxing and pleasant. Every item was perfection. I had made reservations a week in advance and mentioned dietary requirements. Matt made me a special...More

Thank Lynda M
Reviewed 30 September 2017

I was here in late August with family who lives in KL. There aren't a lot of restaurants in this town, so I guess the enthusiasm for The Dish is more about perspective than anything else. It was a prix fixe menu and I am...More

2  Thank Dana M
Management response:Responded 3 October 2017

Thank you for your review, Dana. We will take your criticism seriously, and continue to work on ways to improve our food and service. We are striving to ensure that there is a vegan option available for our unexpected vegan guests. We will also continue...More

Reviewed 5 September 2017

We went to this restaurant to celebrate a friends birthday. It was a very enjoyable evening and al parts of the meal were exceptional. The next day when we talked about the evening everyone agreed that the food was great but the price of the...More

Thank leonbass
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Katie and Matt are the best! Food is delicious and very unique. The atmosphere is simple elegance! A little mining town like KirklandLake is lucky to have them! I eat here whenever I can!

Thank Tracy B
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

The Dish always amazes us with flavour combinations and foods we never thought we'd enjoy! Roasted radishes! Who would have thought they'd become a favourite. The service and atmosphere make the whole experience.

Thank hwick2016
Reviewed 8 July 2017

When they put on a promotion of $40 fixed menu for app, entree and dessert, you can't go wrong. It's filling, it's tasty, and best of all there's a good mix of choices to build your meal. The soup is always a can't miss pick....More

Thank Micheal A
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

The place has a complete lack of atmosphere. Whilst the food is good and the place is clean, it has absolutely no atmosphere. The rule of 3 applies: 1/3 setting; 1/3 cuisine; 1/3 atmosphere. The chef is reputed to be top class. Would make a...More

5  Thank Justin T
TheDishKL, Owner at The Dish Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

We are sorry that you feel this way about our establishment. It is never our goal to have our guests leave disappointed and apologize for your experience. We work hard to ensure that our guests are provided with an experience where they want to return....More

Reviewed 21 January 2017

The steak was tender and cooked perfectly! We love this restaurant ! Its a little pricey but worth the money!

Thank Janet W
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Just returned from another great dinner at The Dish Cafe. Meals are consistently delicious. Staff very friendly and approachable. Reservations are recommended as this gem of a place gets full.

Thank Brian M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$28
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 77 Government Rd W Unit 2, Kirkland Lake, Ontario P2N 2E6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Northeastern Ontario  >  Kirkland Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 705-462-3200
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