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The Surf Restaurant

) #2 of 2 Restaurants in Perkinsfield $$ - $$$ , , American
369 Balm Beach Rd W, Perkinsfield, Tiny, Ontario L0L 2J0, Canada
+1 705-361-1612
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good25%
  • Average33%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“breakfast” (14 reviews)
“fries” (6 reviews)
“burger” (8 reviews)
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Bar, Canadian, American
$$ - $$$
369 Balm Beach Rd W, Perkinsfield, Tiny, Ontario L0L 2J0, Canada
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1 - 10 of 69 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here last week as we vacationed at Balm Beach. The variety of the menu was good. We ate on the patio, overlooking the bay. It was a cool day, but pleasant to be outdoors. The service was good. The waitress was attentive. We...More

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A ceilidh of live music was underway when we arrived for dinner on Thursday night. Staff were very friendly, making helpful recommendations. Everyone enjoyed their meals: Wiener Schnitzel was excellent. So were burgers. We loved the view of the beach from the patio.

Thank 251ceh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very bad service. And unfortunately witnessed one of the worst forms of human behaviour while leaving the restaurant. The owner was verbally abusing a lady and calling her the most vile names, it was horrific. He was like an animal, I was frightened. Needless to...More

Thank Michele499283
Reviewed 24 June 2017

The menu was pretty boring, with not much variety, However, what we did have was edible but lacking in flavour. Wine list was also lacking in variety, but I suppose for a beach resort restaurant, it was good enough!

Thank Alexander S
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Service was very slow but they only had 2 waitresses for the entire restaurant inside and out. Food was adequate. Premises are clean. Staff were too busy to be personable. Don't expect much and if you are on a time schedule and expect a quaint...More

Thank CS P
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Stopped in for lunch on a beautiful sunny day. Patio was very busy but the server pointed out a table in the corner in the shade under a lovely tree. There were only two servers and they were running the entire time we were there....More

Thank Trish A
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Attended one of the Thursay night Jamms last August. Friendly hostess and entertaining musicians. The nachos and crab cakes are delicious. Great atmosphere for families young and old. We often bike to the Surf as we live close by

Thank Cheryl k
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Looking for a charming little eatery on beautiful Georgian Bay this is the place you must try. Great place for a Breakfast after church on a Sunday or even any other day of the week. Great choices on the menu, reasonable prices, fast friendly service....More

Thank Doug M
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

excellent way to spend a winter night. local talent. very informal playing and singing all types of music. even a pan flute. thanks judy for tour hospitality

Thank Ryan B
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch during the labour day long weekend. The area was packed (expected during the long weekend and beautiful weather) and after not being able to find parking we noticed The Surf Restaurant had free parking and spots available so we gave it...More

Thank keljohn75
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Canadian, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 369 Balm Beach Rd W, Perkinsfield, Tiny, Ontario L0L 2J0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Tiny  >  Perkinsfield
  • Phone Number: +1 705-361-1612
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