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The Crazy Fox Bistro

135 Bayfield St, Barrie, Ontario L4M 3B3, Canada
+1 705-737-5000
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good15%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pear salad” (6 reviews)
“grouper” (2 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
135 Bayfield St, Barrie, Ontario L4M 3B3, Canada
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Reviewed 17 February 2017

We have eaten at the Crazy Fox for many years....at both of their locations. We decided to go there again for a date night this evening and were not overly impressed. Service was very poor.....and I will make it clear it was just our server....there...More

Thank snlvrr
Reviewed 1 February 2017

A group of friends attended the Crazy Fox Bistro for Barrielicious on Saturday night. We did make reservations via website with ease. When we arrived the restaurant was full but we were escorted to our seats within minutes. The wait staff were helpful and attentive,...More

Thank Ronjoponjo
Reviewed 1 February 2017

We visited Crazy Fox with some friends during Barrielicious and enjoyed a wonderful meal. We have 3 courses for $25.00. Excellent value. Started with Escargot which was the best I have had in a long time. Main course I had was Chicken penne in an...More

1  Thank Fran847
Reviewed 27 January 2017

We decided to try the Crazy Fox Bistro for our choice, managed to get a reservation for 2 at 4:45 and was told we had a 1.5 hr time slot to eat our meal, sorry if I am paying you for my meal I don't...More

Thank Carol T
Reviewed 8 January 2017

I ordered the grouper with the barley risotto. I mentioned to the waitress that the barley ( looked like porridge) was tasteless. She said oh just add salt...the chef doesn't put too much salt in his meals......Then apparently the waitress went to the chef and...More

Thank gcampbellg138
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped in here on a Thursday night. The restaurant appeared very upscale, but after checking with the hostess, we were assured that our casual wear (nicer jeans) was not a problem. The hostess warmly greeted us upon entering and seated us immediately in a quiet...More

Thank flounder08
Reviewed 6 January 2017

My husband and I were greeted positively from the host and from there things went downhill (waited 45 minutes to get a glass of water, beer, wine and we were ready to walk out but decided to wait and see... we waited just as long...More

2  Thank KimBurgess
Reviewed 6 January 2017

In the past three months, I've been here three times and have yet to be disappointed. The service is strong and the kitchen is on point. Decor is a tad on the dated side but you won't notice because you'll be staring at your food...More

Thank C-u-r-t-S-44
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

I picked the crazy fox to have my staffs Christmas dinner this year, and was not disappointed. The food is always fresh and well presented, the wait staff is attentive and friendly. I tried this restaurant a few years ago during barrielicious and have chosen...More

Thank JWZim
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

The restaurant wasn't even serving lunch anymore because we arrived at 4:00 in the afternoon but the owner was so accommodating she even let us come early! We ended up having a drink at the bar before we were seated at a table. One of...More

Thank Tamara_Stew
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Paulette W
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.
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johndizio
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.
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johndizio
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, 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
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
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
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Description
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.
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