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166 Brock St, Peterborough, Ontario K9H 2P4, Canada
+1 705-742-3737
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Steakhouse, Canadian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
166 Brock St, Peterborough, Ontario K9H 2P4, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Locally sourced, well prepared and a daily special board! A family favourite for special occasions and "just because". Well priced, fine dining.

Thank Deb W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to Rare a few times and have never been disappointed. The quality and presentation of the food is excellent and it is a lovely place to go for a special occasion. The restaurant is small but does not feel crowded and the...More

1  Thank janicej6102016
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We moved to Peterborough a few years ago and have been searching for a special place for dinner. There are lots of interesting places here, but RARE will be our go-to for anniversaries, birthdays etc. It is fundamentally a steak house, but everything is done...More

2  Thank JanTravels_4
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We had heard about Rare and thought we would give it a try. Smallish, but inviting, would recommend reservations. Hours of operation are designed for dinner service only. The wait staff were pleasant and attentive. Strange that a burger is on the menu of this...More

2  Thank Robert P
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

My first visit to Rare was a big hit. The beet salad with fried brussel sprouts was unusual and very yummy! I ordered the chicken with the mushroom risotto. It came with green vegetables and was delicious. I will definitely be back - this would...More

2  Thank roseandsil
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

The food was lovely. The BLT bib lettuce salad was delicious as were our steaks, Bernaisse mushrooms, wine and desert. Wasn't thrilled with the crab tater tots. (I had expected them to be baked rather than deep fried and so greasy. ) I have been...More

2  Thank Kate K
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Small restaurant with very little parking. The steaks are outstanding! A great place for a romantic dinner. Would not be a good place to go with a group of 6 or more.

2  Thank Pauline O
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I have been to this place many times. It is one of my favourite places to go. Out of at least twenty five visits with friends and family. Only once was one of them disappointed with something she ordered. She said her fillet mignon was...More

1  Thank Dave W
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Good food but very expensive. Not worth a return by me but some think it is excellent. The wine is to costly and so are the steak selection

1  Thank wjenkins777
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We went for dinner and had some amazing food. The tune poke appetizer was an amazing combination of flavours. The steaks were perfect and the mushroom risotto and twice baked potatoes were delicious. Great service and some good wine selections. ..my favourite in Peterborough!

1  Thank Dwight B
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$95
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 166 Brock St, Peterborough, Ontario K9H 2P4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Peterborough
  • Phone Number: +1 705-742-3737
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