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That Little Place by the Lights

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76 Main St E, Huntsville, Ontario P1H 2C7, Canada
+1 705-789-2536
Mon - Fri 10:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Haliburton, Canada
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My lunch dates had been here before, but this was my first visit. I had the Diavola pizza, and it was delicious. My hubby had the pasta with creamy vodka blush sauce. I had a specialty coffee made with Kahlua and Frangelico - so yum! The service was excellent and very friendly and quick. If you are expecting a fancy... More 

Thank Ang1978
Grimsby, Canada
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Bear in mind that italian is my specialty including making my own pasta so I may be a tad overly critical. However I found this restaurant to be pretty much average. We both had linguine Alfredo with shrimp. This was ok...just ok. Quite simply there wasn't much flavour to the sauce this could be due to an inferior parmesan or... More 

Thank pantheracaa
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent pasta, tasted all homemade. Busy place in the summer, so don't expect a quiet meal, but the staff is friendly and the ambience is good. Portions are quite big, but I didn't mind because I love leftovers haha

Thank Cheryl F
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77 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We both had the soup special (roasted red pepper with potato) to start and it was delicious. Husband had the linguine alfredo with pesto as his main and I had chicken crepes, which were also very tasty - and big! Of the three crepes, two came home with us to anchor a subsequent lunch.

Thank ELDorey
Huntsville, Canada
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58 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hadn't been there for a long while..was disappointed. The atmosphere seems to have changed and the food and wine prices a little high for a small cafe..would still recommend it for lunch but not for dinner...better choices in and around Huntsville.

Thank Estie46
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm a big fan of the show "you gotta eat here" which was what brought me to this place. And for the most part every restaurant they have shown I agree you have to eat there. This one was ok. The food was very expensive for pasta and pizza so because it was so expensive I thought it would be... More 

Thank Cindy C
Sudbury, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Omg ,omg. Can't say enough with this little quaint restaurent. Best pizza I ever had service was just amazing and quick

Thank Martinegourde
Toronto, Canada
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53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The reviews are so good on TA, we had to try it. This place is nothing like a restaurant in Italy. It is small, too bright and not relaxing. In Italy we spent 2-3 hours relaxing and enjoying our meals. Here you are rushed to finish. There are no meat option such as steaks or main course fish freshly prepared... More 

Thank Traveller6345
Ottawa, Canada
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107 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent a lovely hour or so walking about the downtown of Huntsville looking at the Group of Seven Outdoor Gallery murals, and when we started to feel hunger pangs we happened to be right beside "That Little Place by the Lights". I ordered the Chicken Parmesan Panini and Hubby ordered the Diavolo pizza. The panini was just 'okay'. Was kind... More 

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Malton, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was recommended by the staff at the hotel. So pleased that it was. When we called in it was full and there was a crowd of people waiting which we thought was a good sign. It didn't take long until we were seated and here was a nice bar area to wait in. We had 3 courses. Homemade soup was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$11
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 76 Main St E, Huntsville, Ontario P1H 2C7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Muskoka District  >  Huntsville
  • Phone Number: +1 705-789-2536

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