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Driftwood Restaurant

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1753 King's Highway 2 East, Kingston, Ontario K7L 4V1, Canada
+1 613-548-4499
11:30 - 21:00
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Brockville, Canada
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320 reviews
237 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 267 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 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. The Naughty Otter beer is good too! Nice spot for an after work cool down.

Thank 1000islandsdude
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429 reviews
381 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 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
Montreal, QC, Canada
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52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 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 our table that was for another table and he never came back. I made eye... More 

2 Thank guest2009
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66 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 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 to give it a try and we're delighted that we did. It's very accessible for... More 

1 Thank pencilcase
Ontario, Canada
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296 reviews
228 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 825 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 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 sandwich and fish tacos) were fine...decent pub food enjoyed on the patio. Great drinks....an excellent... More 

2 Thank lb64
Kingston, Canada
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2016

We arrived at the Driftwood Restaurant around 3 pm on Father's day. We were seated on the patio. We ordered a round of Caesars which were ok but only had one ice cube each. My wile and I each ordered the steak sandwich and our daughter ordered a pizza. We split an order of Calamari - it was ok. Our... More 

Thank Punker65
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54 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2016

This restaurant is located at a marina. The view is wonderful. Great food, I had the N.Y. striploin special, my wife had the salmon. The price was very reasonable. Christine, our wait person, very friendly. The Driftwood is a must try.

Thank Al W
Odessa Ontario Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 10 June 2016

Went with three other couples for our anniversary dinner. Atmosphere is very welcoming . Service was quick, efficient and very friendly. Would recommend clam dip as an appetizer. I had the rib eye steak and it was fantastic. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed our meals. Definitely going back

Thank Peter F
Kingston, Canada
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Great food, service and pricing. We ordered app's and pizzas. Both were very good. Talked to another group next to us and they were very pleased with their dinner too. Will be going back again very soon. New cooks and servers!

Thank Wayne S
Whitby, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

An absolute dump with a service level to match! The guest showers were covered in mould that had been there for more than a few months. We unfortunately had to have our boat launched there this year...had we not been there after the launch, it would have been on the bottom of the lake. What marina owner forgets to put... More 

3 Thank Keyless15

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?