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The Library Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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924 King Street, Midland, Ontario L4R 0B8, Canada
+1 705-528-0100
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Today
17:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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Tiny, Canada
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were there for my birthday and like always, it was a great experience. I had the steak, which was done to perfection and my husband had the duck, which unfortunately wasn't as well done as he would had liked. The waitress mentioned the duck should be medium and he tried it that way, but it was not as tender... More 

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Ontario
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47 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Quite a lovely place. Ambiance is very cozy and pleasant. Food was very very good. Service was amazing!

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Thank moe777
Penetanguishene, Canada
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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We recently ate here and once again The Library didn't disappoint! has become our favorite place to eat in Midland! food was perfect service was great now the off season got a parking spot right out front! don't take my word go there and try it! We will be back again!

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Penetanguishene, Canada
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

I have not been there in awhile, but last time my wife and I had a meal there it was too noisy and you couldn't think or enjoy your meal. Couldn't wait to leave. Very high ceiling and a few loud guests equals poor judgement by ownership or servers. Must have been regulars. First time there, food and service was... More 

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Thank coachscott7693
Peterborough, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We had dinner at The Library on September 23 at about 6:00 PM. It was a disappointing experience, to say the least. My partner has a black pepper allergy and after mentioning this to our server we entered into a protracted discussion of what she could have to eat. There were perhaps two out of nine dishes that had not... More 

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Thank Dirk R
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

My wife's steak was perfect as was my halibut. Prices very reasonable. Will go back if we're ever back in town.

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Thank Robert B
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

We are new to the area, decided to eat out last Sunday since we had visitor. Many restaurants are closed Sunday?! The library opens for dinner at five. We made a reservation but didn't need it. Enough customers but many empty tables. The building is historic and the decor fitting. The duck and liver were very good, the steak ordered... More 

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Thank Riina M
Keswick
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

I almost squeeled with delight when I was taken here. The ambiance is so perfect. They did a great job restoring what could be and blending the new so it didn't look tacky. The service was very good and the staff were obviously groomed for finer dining. They had a moderate menu but my selections was very mouth watering. I... More 

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Thank Laura M
Clearwater, Florida
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

Went for dinner - 32C + night --- very little if any A/C! Actually quite uncomfortable. Reservation for 6:30 - did not receive any food(bread included) until after 7:30! Food was good but items on the menu were not available and waiter did not tell us! This is the third time we have tried this place and will be the... More 

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Thank Eileen302
Barrie, Ontario, Canada
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere in the century old building, but needs an interior face-lift and better lighting (it was so dark we couldn't see our food). Wide variety of menu options - a little bit of everything, including something for vegetarians and vegans. I highly recommend the Maple Pecan Duck with Sweet Potato Gnocchi. We were there for a wedding anniversary and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Canadian
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 924 King Street, Midland, Ontario L4R 0B8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Midland
  • Phone Number: +1 705-528-0100

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?