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The Friendly Chef Adventures Inc

98 Main Street | Hillsburgh in the township of Erin, Erin, Ontario N0B 1Z0, Canada
+1 519-308-0900
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good8%
  • Average0%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (8 reviews)
“panini” (3 reviews)
“soup” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Canadian, French, International, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
98 Main Street | Hillsburgh in the township of Erin, Erin, Ontario N0B 1Z0, Canada
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1 - 10 of 36 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in after seeing this place for several months. Very friendly and welcoming, nice atmosphere. Menu is not huge, but a decent amount of selections. Tried a couple of the pastas, had a $5 beer and a couple of pieces of pumpkin loaf. Was surprised...More

1  Thank SirC_LadyDD
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We went there for Breakfast. We were the only (4) people in the restaurant and it took 45 minutes to receive our food. Everything was cold especially the eggs. Hash browns were just cut up deep fried french fries sprinkled with Cajun spice. Ketchup was...More

1  Thank 630Craigbert
Reviewed 27 June 2017

From fresh baked bread, to wraps and sandwiches, and desserts, the food is always good and worth the drive. There is more seating in the new location, and more choices as well. AND . . yes, the chef is friendly, and makes the visit fun.More

Thank Q B
TheFriendlyChef, Owner at The Friendly Chef Adventures Inc, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2017

Thank you Q B for taking the time to write a review and I'm so glad that you have enjoyed your time dining with us in our new location in Hillsburgh. There will be lots of great new things coming in the next two months...More

Reviewed 14 April 2017

We booked for Good Friday lunch with my mother-in-law and Chef Pam did not disappoint. As always, the atmosphere was friendly and welcoming, the service prompt and exact and the food amazing! The house "fall soup" was to die for and all of our meals...More

1  Thank annchris44
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Three of us walked in for an early Saturday meal and were made welcome by the chef and server. Beverages were cold and refreshing, the meals were well put together. The taco on the taco salad is thin and delicious. Guacamole was yummy. Dessert case...More

1  Thank GeoRoadWarriors
TheFriendlyChef, Owner at The Friendly Chef Adventures Inc, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2017

Thanks so much GeoRoadWarriors for both coming in to dine with us this week AND for taking the time to write a review on TA. I very much appreciate it ! We enjoyed having you in and hope that you'll be back again soon.....perhaps next...More

Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Starting with the food..... it's just ok. Not Bad but certainly not good. However, they need to change the name from Friendly Chef. Been here 2 times and there isn't a friendly staff member in the place, least of all the Chef!. Maybe with some...More

Thank markf4966
TheFriendlyChef, Owner at The Friendly Chef Adventures Inc, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2017

Thank you Mark for taking the time to express your concerns - I only wish you would have actually done so in person as I don't believe we have ever actually had the opportunity to meet one another in person. Perhaps that is why you...More

Reviewed 6 March 2017

We just visited this restaurant in the last couple of weeks. The food was awful! We had salads that were hardly dressed. Cheese sticks that were overly breaded. 22$ for the curry chicken, nann bread and rice. It was the dish that supposedly won her...More

Thank jenstew2
TheFriendlyChef, Owner at The Friendly Chef Adventures Inc, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2017

I am truly sorry to hear that your experience dining at our restaurant recently fell both far short of your expectations and was not in line with our consistently high standards for both food quality and service. I am even more disappointed to see an...More

Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

This has become our favourite local place. We took our very dear friends to dinner after a days events and as always we were not disappointed. Even though it wasn't dinner we were able to order off the dinner menu. The staff are always friendly...More

Thank davidericjohnson
Reviewed 24 September 2016

My husband and I found this restaurant on a trip through Hillsburgh Saturday and gave it a try. Must have been bad timing as the other writers raved about it and our experience was not great. As soon as we sat down we were told...More

1  Thank djlottoe
TheFriendlyChef, Owner at The Friendly Chef Adventures Inc, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2016

I was sorry to hear your experience did not live up to your expectations and our other reviews when you had our shared sandwich of the day lunch for 2 yesterday. In deed the restaurant was closed between 2 and 5pm as posted on our...More

Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

The Friendly Chef is now located at 100 Trafalgar Road in the charming village of Hillsburg, Ontario. Chef Pam Fanjoy truly creates a dining adventure, using the best of local products, paired with unique libations and presented with flair. The ingredients may be simple, but...More

Thank CaledonLinda
TheFriendlyChef, Owner at The Friendly Chef Adventures Inc, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2016

Thank you so very much for taking the time to write about your experience here with us at the new location in Hillsburgh. We pride ourselves in partnering with several local farms and growers to bring you the best of what Headwaters region offers for...More

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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$11
Meals
Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98 Main Street | Hillsburgh in the township of Erin, Erin, Ontario N0B 1Z0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Erin
  • Phone Number: +1 519-308-0900
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