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Reviewed August 21, 2021

The service was excellent, and the food was delicious. It was not a cheap meal, but I would say that it was good value, nevertheless. I had the grilled veal, and it was very tender, with quite an assortment of vegetables. I thought that the...mashed potatoes was the only weak point on the plate -- quite bland. My wife had the braised lamb shank, and I had a taste of it. It was very flavourful, and the portion was very large, so much so that I had to help her with it. the wine was good -- both red and white, and my wife said that her Caesar salad was the best she ever had. My appetizer was grilled beets -- quite delicious, and I had never eaten yellow beets before. Finally, we shared a Creme Brule. It was good, but I prefer it when served warm. All in all, a terrific experience. We will be back when we have something noteworthy to celebrate.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed June 26, 2021

The magicians in the kitchen at Chanterelle Bistro are what makes this one of Bowmanville's hidden gems. I have never had a bad meal there. From the mouth watering food to the vastly impressive wine list, you can't go wrong. This is the place you...want to take your significant other for a romantic night out.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed February 21, 2021 via mobile

Amazing food and great service you much go. The building is very nice and people are great. Wow what a great place

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed January 2, 2021 via mobile

Lovely French restaurant in Bowmanville offering take out. It was our New Year’s Eve dinner. We had beet salad, heirloom tomatoes with burrata cheese, roast rack of lamb, artic char with lovely vegetables. Chicken penne with pesto sauce. All delicious. Will definitely return. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed December 24, 2020

We had dinner for 4 and everything was terrific. Wonderful menu, perfect food and excellent service.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed October 16, 2020

The ambience, wine list, and mostly the food is spectacular. Everything is homemade. Their tomato sauce is right out of Italy. The homemade ice cream and desserts are way too delicious to resist. The staff is knowledgeable and delightful. I wish it wasn’t so far...from my home or it would be a regular.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed January 31, 2020 via mobile

Just back from another great dinner at Chanterelle's in downtown Bowmanville! The Muscovy duck is great! Customer service is always outstanding! It's become our preferred restaurant in town. Can't wait to go back!

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed December 15, 2019 via mobile

A lovely night out. We started the night off right with delicious oysters Rockefeller, followed by a tomato burrata salad. My husband had the steak poivre-which is always delicious. Save room for dessert as the creme brûlée is always awesome. Our server seemed quite ‘new’...but made up for what she didn’t know about wine with a pleasant disposition & attentiveness.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed November 10, 2019

We had an absolutely fantastic evening at Chanterelles. The venison tenderloin was fantastic and we ordered a side of the mushroom risotto which complimented the dish so well. I highly recommend the thyme potato medley as a side. Excellent service, meal and ambiance.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 25, 2019

Anniversary dinner again this year. Appetizer pate was excellent. Wine was cold. Mains were both very good (steak, seafood with rice). Dessert was a shared creme brulee that never fails to satisfy. The restaurant was quite busy which is a sign of success. Can't really...have it both ways. Lots of family groups celebrating. The only slight disappointment was a version of Caprese salad (heirloom tomatoes with balsamic vinegar and buratta cheese) served as our second appetizer. The flavours seemed a bit under powered. All in all a good evening out. We will no doubt return.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Response from skash | Reviewed this property |
causal but not too fancy. A great place to eat
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Chanterelle Bistro is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5