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Grand River Raceway

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This racetrack is only 20 minutes from my house, and is more quicker and easier to go pick up a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
HHE10
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Fergus, Canada
Nice oasis in the country

Typical casino.. Win some lose more... Actually we found the machine play to be fair.. it was... read more

Reviewed July 6, 2018
Mark A
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Erie
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7445 County Road 21, Elora, Centre Wellington, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This racetrack is only 20 minutes from my house, and is more quicker and easier to go pick up a program, instead of driving 45 minutes to Mohawk. Our family comes here every year to watch there big race day "Industry Day". Its always a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank HHE10
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

Went to take out my mother in-law for her birthday. Our. Waitress was lacking proper manors. The amount of times she would elk up beside me and then reach right in front on my face to give food to someone either beside me or two...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TabibiCameron
Reviewed October 10, 2018

We went to Elora Grand River raceway restaurant for their Tuesday rib special . $9.99 for a full rack of ribs, mashed potatoes vegetable and dessert. We arrived about 5 and had no problem being immediately ushered to our table. OUr waitress was friendly and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sharonjane1
Reviewed September 12, 2018

not enough slot machines. there were waits for many slots and I never saw anyone win any amount. would not go again

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lynda W
Reviewed August 29, 2018

Decided to do something different for our anniversary dinner and booked a table at the Captain's Quarters. From our table the view of the track wasn't great. We would have to stand to see the finish of the race. The tv at the table was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Rydalot
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

There were 3 adults and wait for regular restaurant was going to be 1.10 hrs so we went the the lighthouse diner at the right of the entrance. It was great from there special of roast chicken dinner to sandwiches, soup, salads and desserts. From...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank kajj21
Reviewed August 5, 2018

We went ( a small group ) on a race night and actually made a reservation for the Captain's Quarters restaurant. The atmosphere in the "restaurant" was non existent, and the cheap uncomfortable chairs and wobbly tables resembled an old conference room. The service was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Lyn K
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

I made the best of it because I did get to see the horses. This place seems highly unorganized. Be prepared to miss some races because it’s the same line for food and beer inside and the tarmac bbq, so if you want a beer...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Shan_Mike1015
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

Had a great time watching the horses even bet on a few but the food was absolutely dreadful and expensive better to eat before or after it’s a shame they don’t have a better venue as they have a great spot and it could be...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank David B
Reviewed July 6, 2018

Typical casino.. Win some lose more... Actually we found the machine play to be fair.. it was really packed on Canada Day .. we actually left ahead.. so it was a good stop. I really enjoyed their coffee machine which was free and fresh. As...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mark A
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garkar
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Response from Fergusgrandparents | Reviewed this property |
Hi there: Dress comfortably, you see it all... however mostly nice casual dress, capris, dress jeans, and a sweater etc. in case you want to get up close and personal with the horses and stand by the track after dinner!!
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