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Water's Edge Restaurant

50 Canal St, Bobcaygeon, Kawartha Lakes, Ontario, Canada
+1 705-738-1802
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“escargot” (3 reviews)
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Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
50 Canal St, Bobcaygeon, Kawartha Lakes, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good service and very friendly staff.. Food was just average. It was cold out do we sat inside the restaurant. Could use some decorating updates.

Thank amoke4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for lunch on a nice day. There were reservations under the awning of the patio...but we got a good table with an umbrella at the water's edge. It is fun to watch the boats go by while eating. I had a the special salad...More

Thank Face1234
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Expect very friendly staff and a lovely outdoor seating area next to the water where you can watch boats pass through as you enjoy your lunch. Food is quite good!

Thank 147bevm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place if arriving by boat or car, food can bevupscale or mid scale. Seating in or out. Staff friendly. Food ok not spectacular but pleasing !!

Thank CPAIR1967
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We both ordered the chicken parmigiana. It was excellent! Everyone was very friendly and helpful. The place was full and we were given notice that it would take longer then normal. We agreed to stay and was not disappointed!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A wonderful little restaurant in a lovely setting. Service and food were great. Patio is right on the water.

Thank DrTedV
Reviewed 18 August 2017

This is a hidden gem in Bobcaygeon. It is off the beat path but well worth finding it. We stopped for dinner after some summer theatre. It was a rainy do so eating out on the patio right by the water's edge wasn't going to...More

Thank Stephen S
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

We went to this restaurant for both lunch and dinner on the same day during a recent trip. The servers are helpful and accommodating. The food is great. The view is what makes this place amazing, you definitely want to sit on the patio and...More

Thank Amanda B
Reviewed 17 August 2017

nice view good food and good service , wine selection is restricted but good . would recommend with friends

Thank Pierre C
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Four of us had dinner at Water's Edge Restaurant and we all enjoyed our meals immensely. The dinner special was fresh Pickerel. It was cooked to perfection. Some had appetizers and dessert as well. No complaints from anyone. Staff is friendly and very attentive. The...More

Thank Lori B
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norman c
18 May 2016|
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Response from shirleymcmurray490 | Reviewed this property |
Good morning Norman When I was at the Waters Edge the only plate I had that came through cold was a salad. Not sure what the issue is with your wine glass. Did you ask them when you were there? I did not have wine... More
Amanda C
15 August 2015|
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Response from xrmeguy | Reviewed this property |
As most people have outlined...service dogs are permitted, but pets should remain out of the dining area. It is a casual atmosphere, but still is a Canadian retaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:45 - 20:00
11:45 - 20:00
11:45 - 20:00
11:45 - 20:00
11:45 - 20:00
11:45 - 20:00
11:45 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Canal St, Bobcaygeon, Kawartha Lakes, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Kawartha Lakes  >  Bobcaygeon
  • Phone Number: +1 705-738-1802
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*CLOSED FOR THE SEASON* Water's Edge Restaurant, Finest Casual Dining - water front dining and covered patio over looking canal at Bobcaygeon locks - call to reserve your table and docking (if coming by boat)
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