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The Crazy Fox Bistro

135 Bayfield St, Barrie, Ontario L4M 3B3, Canada
+1 705-737-5000
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“pear salad” (6 reviews)
“grouper” (2 reviews)
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Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
135 Bayfield St, Barrie, Ontario L4M 3B3, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As always a nice dinner at the Fox. Seems to be always something new to try without disappointment nice atmosphere and quiet super level to have nice quiet romantic dinner

Thank 60kevin54
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A husband/wife fine dining restaurant with a warm atmosphere and friendly service; and, they will make any drink you want, just ask.

Thank Jody S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First we started with appetizer .Chef's Platter The Chef's Platter at The Crazy Fox Bistro is a delicious sample of many appetizers So good 😊 For Dinner , Delicious and tender Grilled 10 Oz. New York Sirloin with Oven Roasted Potato and for myself, Crab...More

Thank Francesca T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best food and the most amazing service from the staff even on super busy nights. We go for every special occasion because it's consistently the best.

Thank Royalty86
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

We invited friends here for a nice Friday night diner. We shared the chefs appetizer recommendation which was a mix of different starters. We all thought it was really good. We ordered 4 different mains and everyone was happy with their choices. The atmosphere is...More

Thank 4Macs
Reviewed 7 April 2017

The food, staff and friendly ambience of the Crazy Fox Bistro will never disappoint. Whether you are just stopping in for apps after work or looking for a unique fine dining experience, you'll be impressed with the variety and quality this restaurant has to offer.

Thank Jeff R
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Have been to Crazy Fox many times with family or as a couple and it never disappoints. Always consistent, great service and even better food.

Thank Jamie W
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

I have been here a few times with a few different people(relatives and friends) over the last two years. The people working there are consistent. Great service and fantastic meals, great variety. Everything from the wine choices and pairing to appetizers, entries and desserts.

Thank David G
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We were very intrigued by the menu on-line and looked forward to a good meal...unfortunately it was quite ordinary. Our starters were their signature mushroom soup - quite bland - and the spicy shrimp which weren't bad but the salad bed was wilted. For mains...More

Thank Peytonsage
Reviewed 26 February 2017

this is the beat restaurant for fine dining in Barrie (to my knowledge), great dining experience, nice set up, fabric white cloth tablecloth and napkin, good service, menu with steak and fish, beef, veal, lamb and chicken, pickerel, grouper, shrimps and lobster... very god food,...More

Thank gdusastre
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Paulette W
Are you wheel chair accessible?
10 August 2016|
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Response from Lawna U | Property representative |
We do have a wheelchair ramp and a few tables we assign that are wheelchair accessible. However, our washrooms are several flights of stairs down into the office building which we are a part of.
Barrielicious menu
21 July 2016|
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Response from Maria C | Reviewed this property |
is there a question here? They do participate in Barrielicious every year.
Barrielicious menu
21 July 2016|
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Response from Albino B | Reviewed this property |
I Never have the Barrielicious menu at any restaurant, if I go out would prefer to order off of regular menu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 Bayfield St, Barrie, Ontario L4M 3B3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Barrie
  • Phone Number: +1 705-737-5000
  • E-mail
The Crazy Fox Bistro brings together the best of classic and contemporary cuisine. This popular Barrie restaurant has been providing fine dining in a casual atmosphere since 1986. Award-winning chef and owner Coos Uylenbroek creates unique dishes that tantalize the senses using only the freshest ingredients available.

The Crazy Fox Bistro's staff offer superior, personalized service to its many satisfied customers. It's the perfect place in Barrie to stop by after work to try a scrumptious appetizer in the cozy bar area or savour superb cuisine in the multi-level dining room for the full fine dining experience.