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Compass Restaurant - CLOSED

2340 Ontario St, Oakville, Ontario L6L 6P7, Canada
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good25%
  • Average20%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible22%
5 Sep 2016
“Great view, otherwise not so good.”
29 Dec 2014
“Ok I guess”
Restaurant Hours Closed
2340 Ontario St, Oakville, Ontario L6L 6P7, Canada
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Reviewed September 5, 2016

The Compass Patio is open sporadically this season. It is hard to know if it is open or not. It shuts down if the Harbour Banquet has a wedding or function. Best way to know it is open is to go and see. The menu...More

Thank Brontetraveler
Reviewed December 29, 2014

You have been on mystery diners and ever since thatits worked out for you guys congrats but bad food!

Thank Jhonertd
Reviewed August 23, 2014

Painfully slow service. Mediocre food. Terrible, short wine list with very few, poor choices. Noisy kitchen. Seemed to be understaffed as all staff were scrambling. Waited an eternity for our food. Very little ambiance. Fish and sides were good. Promised "roast chicken" for $28 was...More

2  Thank TorontoDebbie
Reviewed August 18, 2014

Oakville's only and best patio on the water. Great views. Large portions - 3 pieces of fish with chips - fantastic burgers and delicious soup. Only complaint was that there was a drink special that they didn't include on the bill (twice) - Overall very...More

Thank MrESP2013
Reviewed August 14, 2014

Really enjoyed our evening at Compass! The Patio was amazing, with a spectacular view of the harbour. Drinks were reasonable and food was good as well. Fresh Salads, good selection of appies! Although busy, the service was great! Highly recommended. Will Definitely Return!!

Thank KathrynB2012
Reviewed August 10, 2014

My mom and I had a superb dining experience at the Compass this evening. The service was attentive and the food was delicious. We will most definitely return. Thanks to Evangelica and her colleagues for a great evening. Cheers, Angella

Thank Angella M
Reviewed August 4, 2014

We sat on the lovely patio for dinner. The location is definitely the highlight of the restaurant. It's quite lovely. The service and food were lacking. I sat with an empty glass in front of me for quite a while before it was noticed and...More

3  Thank Natasha C
Michael M, Manager at Compass Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2014

Good Afternoon, We would like to thank you for joining us for dinner and are happy to hear that you enjoyed the spectacular views that Compass has to offer in beautiful Bronte. The service which you described is unacceptable and we are sorry to hear...More

Reviewed July 26, 2014

Location at Bronte Harbour is the perfect setting for a evening meal on the patio overlooking the boats. Sadly the food came very slowly. The wait staff all seemed like rather young and were "afraid" of the kitchen staff. They were reluctant to chase the...More

2  Thank jtfoodie99
Michael M, Manager at Compass Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2014

Good Afternoon, Firstly, we would like to thank you for joining us for dinner at Compass. Our view and atmosphere truly are one of a kind and we are happy to hear that you enjoyed the ambience. We are very sorry to hear that the...More

Reviewed July 23, 2014

I was really looking forward to dining at this restaurant despite a number of sub-par reviews. Sadly, I did not get the dining experience I was hoping for. The calamari appetizer was good, yet the waiter could not wait to take my plate away. When...More

1  Thank NickiW1234
Michael M, Manager at Compass Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2014

Good Afternoon, On behalf of COMPASS Restaurant & Lounge we would like to apologize for the inexcusable service you received and experience that you had with us. Our servers have been trained with top tier steps of service and the steps of service you mentioned...More

Reviewed July 15, 2014

My fiancé and I recently celebrated our wedding rehearsal dinner at Compass. The night was amazing. With a group of over 35 people the service did not skip a beat. Drinks were served promptly and the food was amazing. Many of our guest who came...More

Thank Stacey L
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 7:00 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.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2340 Ontario St, Oakville, Ontario L6L 6P7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Oakville
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