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The Penalty Box

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian
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220 Bayview Avenue, Barrie, Ontario L4N 2Z4, Canada
+1 705-728-8901
11:00 - 00:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Wed 11:00 - 00:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Alliston, Canada
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114 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thursday / Saturday Colts Wings and 32 ounces Canadian Draft aka a mans schooner, is the Special. All this for two at $33.98 plus tax and tip. Wings are full size and done to perfection. OK hockey this year but a someone once said "it's a rebuilding year" Go Colts Go

Thank Clarkwaynewinter
Barrie, Canada
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This place has the best bar food in Barrie and by far the most reasonable. Nachos and Ribs ............wow!

Thank gary t
Barrie, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Great place to watch the games, and they have a huge room in the back that you can book parties for free!!! GREAT FOOD and SERVICE

Thank sherilee51
Elora, Canada
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246 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

Love to watch the game, drop by the Penalty Box.....beers are cold and wings are good....Plus the atmosphere is great !

Thank Brawnetml
North Bay, Ontario, Canada
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114 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

Pulled into this place while on business in Barrie. Good location to many manufacturing plants. The place was empty for the most part. A sports bar theme. Sat at the bar and the bartender did not know what an IPA was??? And was grumpy! Really....I'm your customer not your spouse. Ate my smoked meat sandwich with sweet potato fries. It... More 

Thank Luc C
Abrantes, Portugal
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97 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016

It was a good nice place to lunch. The people there were really nice. The decoration was really interesting, very sporty. The food was ok. A nice place to go back again.

Thank ehelkur
Reading, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2015

When I visit Barrie for the ice hockey, my old chum and I call in for Wings & Beer and as vets, we enjoy both a lot. Well looked after, if it ain't top notch then that is easily and quickly fixed.

1 Thank John E
Detroit, Michigan
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76 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015

Stopped in after doing some shopping by a referral from Brian's Pro Shop. Great lunch. They did start to really pack in the customers as the lunch hour approached so you may have to wait for a table on a busy day.

Thank J W
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

Dry wings had to be choked down with warm beer. Ribs couldn't be cut with a knife. Manager holly acknowledged they were not cooked correctly. Offered dessert??? Really. Do not go here.

1 Thank Nishin T
Innisfil, Canada
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2015

My friend and I went in for lunch and it was horrible. My friend had wings and fries and I had fish and chips. The French fries were reheated and were hard as a rock not to mention, not eatable. She said her wings were ok but she, as well as I, could not eat the fries. The fish was... More 

1 Thank Lorraine_H1748902

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Seating
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 Bayview Avenue, Barrie, Ontario L4N 2Z4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Barrie
  • Phone Number: +1 705-728-8901

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?