We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Blackbird Cafe

$$ - $$$
Canadian, Cafe, Soups
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
1694 Burnstown, Renfrew, Ontario K0J 1G0, Canada
+1 613-432-3599
Sun 11:30 - 19:00
Wed - Sat 11:30 - 21:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

101 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 101: English reviews
Level Contributor
38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have come here for lunch on several occasions and it never disappoints. The food and service are outstanding and the atmosphere is delightful.

Thank carol_bode
Level Contributor
8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first visit to this gem of a place. Small and quaint. Service was excellent with staff very knowledgeable. We had shrimp cocktail and crab cakes for starters then steak with blue cheese crust, and steak and mushrooms for main course. Steaks were done to exactly as we ordered. Finished off with carrot cake and a chocolate/banana cake.... More 

Thank Kevin W
Renfrew, Canada
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The black bird is 2nd to none.. excellent food and ..service.. great value all around.. you won't leave the black bird hungry the pourtions are huge

Thank shawn k
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

My lunch was good, but extremely expensive they should make the portions smaller and lower the prices. Also the bathrooms need updated they are very dark and smelly

Thank Davidma1gen
Level Contributor
17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

We had lunch here one day while staying at the Calabogie Lodge. We both had wraps from their specials that day and were very satisfied. Mine had chicken, cranberry goat cheese, bacon, pesto mayo, lettuce, and tomato. My husband's was southwest beef with veggies. Both came with a small salad and a bowl of soup for around $15. It was... More 

Thank Kaitlin B
Level Contributor
16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

The food is very expensive and horrible! Not even real chicken. Wished we went anywhere else! Extremely disappointing and will never be back.

Thank Applegirly
Level Contributor
102 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Stopped in late afternoon for coffee and dessert. Had the homemade carrot cake - one piece is enough for two people! Absolutely delicious! Great coffee as well as friendly, prompt service.

Thank Spunky56
Level Contributor
10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Three visits here. First time we only had time for a quick coffee and pastry - both were good. Loved the atmosphere and service. Came back the following September and they were closed until next year???? Apparently only a seasonal operation. What a shame. I can easily see this place packed in the middle of winter with all the skiers... More 

Thank Chrystine U
New Smyrna Beach, Florida
Level Contributor
64 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Our group of 12 had a family birthday at the Blackbird Cafe this week. Although tghe restaurant is about one hour away, it is located in a beautiful area close to Calabogie Resort. Tge lunch menu had many luncheon choices all of which came with soup and salad. A good selection of wine & beer also available. Service was excellent,... More 

Thank Maurice B
Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Stopped for what we hoped would be a good coffee and treat break. Turns out that there is only one type of coffee (brewed and stored in a decanter) and no 'treats' other than the desert menu items. Even at 1130, only lunch was available. The coffee was drinkable but nothing special. The homemade pecan pie was very tasty but... More 

Thank MB1769

Travellers who viewed Blackbird Cafe also viewed

Renfrew, Ontario
Renfrew, Ontario

Been to Blackbird Cafe? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Canadian, Cafe, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 19:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1694 Burnstown, Renfrew, Ontario K0J 1G0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Renfrew
  • Phone Number: +1 613-432-3599

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Blackbird Cafe and other visitors
3 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (3)

Questions? Get answers from Blackbird Cafe staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?