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Driftwood Restaurant

1753 King's Highway 2 East, Kingston, Ontario K7L 4V1, Canada
+1 613-548-4499
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (10 reviews)
“club sandwich” (2 reviews)
“burger” (5 reviews)
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Canadian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1753 King's Highway 2 East, Kingston, Ontario K7L 4V1, Canada
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Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

I didn’t like this place the first time I went but I saw the menu changed and got talked into trying it again. The service was terrible. Everything took a long time. From waiting to get menus, drinks, food, the bill. Then the change takes...More

Thank Jimmy P
Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

A bit outside Kingston but not far if you're coming from the highway, we stopped over coming from Montreal on the way to Toronto. Very very friendly staff, family operated makes you feel like home. Come here for authentic food and a good meal, homemade...More

Thank willyoutravel
Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

Had dinner at this very scenic location on the water. Great food. Great prices. Family owned and operated. Desserts are all homemade. There is ample free parking. Just a few minutes from downtown Kingston well worth the drive. It's unfortunate it's not open all year...More

Thank Greg B
Reviewed June 30, 2017 via mobile

Find this place while scouting marinas in the kingston area. It is a beautiful space with a wonderful view of the boats and water. The menu is simple pub food. Prices are good, service excellent and I had the best fish batter ( and fish)...More

Thank Isabelle S
Reviewed June 1, 2017 via mobile

Great food! A return to a simple menu, burgers, fish and chips, pulled pork, and traditional favs. Home cooked and delicious

Thank Ken R
Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

Sitting by the water on a nice late summer early fall day with a local beer from gananoque, what could better? They have a full menu of pub appetizers from clam chowder to mussels and dinner selections that include BBQ ribs and sea scallop pasta....More

Thank 1000islandsdude
Reviewed September 14, 2016

Not the most pleasant of experiences, given the above. Driftwood is on a nice location with outside seating, but I wouldn't go there with high expectations for the dining experience. Maybe it was an 'off night' ...

Thank burnsinny
Reviewed August 4, 2016

We made reservations for 3. We arrived in time and were told to sit at any available table. We ended up sitting at a still dirty table. No one brought us menus. We sat and waited for 20 minutes. A waiter came with food to...More

4  Thank guest2009
Reviewed July 9, 2016

My elderly parents live on Hwy 15 and we were trying to decide where to take them for dinner. Having lived in the area for many years we have driven Hwy 2 to gananoque hundreds of times, and have passed this location. Tonight we decided...More

1  Thank pencilcase
Reviewed July 7, 2016

We really enjoyed our lunch we had at the Driftwood on Canada Day. We are local and it took awhile....but we finally made it down Highway 2 for a meal! First & foremost I want to say how EXCELLENT the service was! Our meals (club...More

2  Thank LBtravelandfood
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Questions & Answers
July 21, 2016|
Response from Wayne S | Reviewed this property |
Thursday's. 10.00 lb
peter l
July 9, 2015|
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Response from Dean T | Property representative |
Hi Peter, Thank you for the question. That is our everyday steak and it's darn good at the price. We can offer a 20 oz bone in on special order just $24.99 with 2 sides. They are fresh frozen and you will not be... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1753 King's Highway 2 East, Kingston, Ontario K7L 4V1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Kingston
  • Phone Number: +1 613-548-4499
  • E-mail
Driftwood restaurant features a Southern style Tennessee menu with BBQ ribs, smoked pork, chicken and wood fired entrees including Pizza. Sit on our waterfront patio with a beautiful view of the Marina and the Bateau Channel.
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