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R&L Bistro - CLOSED

193 Manitoba St, Bracebridge, Ontario P1L 1S3, Canada
+1 705-646-2237
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (22 reviews)
“escargot” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Canadian, American, International, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
193 Manitoba St, Bracebridge, Ontario P1L 1S3, Canada
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1 - 10 of 269 reviews

Reviewed 16 February 2017

Lovely Main Street spot. Sunday breakfast eggs Benedict were to die for. Our server was friendly and prompt even though the restaurant was almost full.

1  Thank flopsyone
Reviewed 16 February 2017

I went with a friend for the first time who raved about the place. I was not disappointed. Our server Adam was excellent and so friendly. I have a garlic allergy and they couldn't be more accommodating!! Service was excellent from start to finish. I...More

1  Thank dinesthebest
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Perfect little spot on Main Street, Bracebridge. Visiting for the Fire and Ice spectacular. Most restaurants were full and we showed up at 6pm without a reservation. As luck would have it they had a cancellation because of inclement weather. The fixed menu covered all...More

1  Thank backroad20bean
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We booked R & L's for a private retirement celebration for our colleague who celebrated 25 years of service. The owners closed the place and 35 of us had an amazing time. Excellent appetizers, especially Pat's homemade Parmesan chicken wings and drinks. It was so...More

Thank PCL0910
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Food was prepared quickly, done to order... atmosphere friendly, quiet, no blaring garbage for so-called dinner music...Restaurant located on Manitoba [main] Street... very handy to other local shops.

1  Thank Elaine M
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I Able to get a reservation for there new years dinner, the menu was a prix fixed menu. My wife had the butternut squash salad which she informed me was very good I had the tataki salmon for the entrees my wife...More

1  Thank blueeyes1962
Reviewed 6 January 2017

My husband and I decided on R&L Bistro for our celebration of the coming year. We left it until the last minute and were put on a waiting list. Luckily they called us back on the day after a cancellation because of the snowy weather....More

1  Thank cooper752016
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

On the new years eve , was just passing by and checked out this spot . preety good selection of food that they offer there and a good value gor your penny .

Thank Simon W
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

As a younger couple very familiar with the culinary industry we decided to try out R&L Bistro to get to know our dining community slightly better this New Year's Eve. It was a great disappointment from every course, our table location, and the overall experience....More

1  Thank bucket12
muskokaguys, Owner at R&L Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2017

I am very sorry that your evening did not go very well.I have talked to the server and kitchen and they explained to me what happened with your night I am very sorry this happened.We did have oven problems that night ,we should have suggested...More

Reviewed 2 December 2016

We had 20 people for my mother's 80th birthday. The food and service was second to none. There was no complaint at all.

Thank Linda F
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 193 Manitoba St, Bracebridge, Ontario P1L 1S3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Muskoka District  >  Bracebridge
  • Phone Number: +1 705-646-2237
  • E-mail
R&L Bistro is a small quaint Bistro on Manitoba Street in the heart of downtown Bracebridge. We seat a maximum of 32 covers for lunch and dinner at one time. We do recommend reservations either by phone or online through our booking interface.Inside you will find a casual, yet sophisticated atmosphere, with white linen table cloths. In the evening the atmosphere is decidedly romantic.A local artist provides the stunning artwork.Our food although simple and delicious, covers a wide array of cuisine styles from traditional French, to Asian and Italian dishes, all presented with flair.Our service is second to none, and in the evening is modeled on the service found at Michelin starred establishments.We look forward to welcoming you and your family and friends to R&L Bistro.
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