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Lock 17 - CLOSED

646 River Rd, Kemptville, North Grenville, Ontario KOG1J0, Canada
+1 613-258-7166
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good11%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (12 reviews)
“fish and chips” (15 reviews)
“burger” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Bar, Pizza, Pub, Canadian, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
646 River Rd, Kemptville, North Grenville, Ontario KOG1J0, Canada
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1 - 10 of 111 reviews

Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

The place is closed and for sale. Yet another owner giving up on this business location. It is too bad since it is a nice size and right across the locks on the Rideau River.

Thank FoodandTea_Lover
Reviewed 17 September 2017

We are local to the area. We made a reservation here and arrived to find that our table had been given away. We probably should have just left since the food that night wasn't the best we've had there (we find that it is sometimes...More

Thank Rob W
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Totally enjoyed are meal. Staff was friendly and food good. Tried the blueberry beer and was pleasantly surprisedMore

1  Thank Gail D
Cailie M, Public Relations Manager at Lock 17, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Hi Gail, Thank you for your kind words! And its nice to see your photos as well! Looks like you both had a good time. The blueberry beer is really nice, we offer samples of it as most people are hesitant to order it, but...More

Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We got takeout food from this restaurant as we were going up the Rito canal at lot 17 the food was very good very hot and ready within 15 minutes. A hamburger and fries was $16 fish and chips was 18More

Thank Lori T
Cailie M, Public Relations Manager at Lock 17, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Hi Lori, Thanks for your kind words! We're glad you enjoyed your experience. I just want to comment on the pricing though, the fish and chips at $18 are for 2 pieces, the single portion is only $14. But it's made using nice local craft...More

Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

If your in need to impress a client or be in a confidential setting this it ! With the staff appreciating your privacy and only check on you when they see your getting low on things .....they leave you alone in a pleasant way. The...More

Thank Jean B
Reviewed 4 September 2017

This is my second round at congratulations for good food and service. I just wanted to add photos to my first write up and discovered I had to start from scratch. So here is. We twice had fish plates. Twice discovered a casual and family...More

1  Thank zeniatrips
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We had a family gathering for dinner. Great service and welcoming atmosphere. Presentation of food was exceptional and very generous portions. Would definitely recommend Lock 17.

Thank Tina H
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Fair food & lots of parking. Ribs were a slightly overdone but not bad. Decent brew on tap. A good place for lunch on the scenic route.

Thank gone2see
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Great night out and dinner was fabulous , along with a few drinks and a lot of shooters made by our great waiter , we will definitely be back , hopefully I will remember leaving this time but that's ok because I don't drive ,...More

1  Thank Karen Mindle V
Reviewed 7 August 2017

I was one of four people at our table. I am going to account for my husband and myself. the wait time for a drink was over a half hour. the service was not good at all, when we did get our food my fish...More

Thank dousan2
Cailie M, Manager at Lock 17, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Hi Dousan2, Thank you for the review. While we do not recall the date of your visit, this is definitely not what we aim for in terms of food and service for any guest. We always appreciate feedback, positive or negative, as it helps us...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$7 - US$29
Bar, Pizza, Pub, Canadian, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 646 River Rd, Kemptville, North Grenville, Ontario KOG1J0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  North Grenville  >  Kemptville
  • Phone Number: +1 613-258-7166
  • E-mail
Located in Burritts Rapids overlooking the historic Rideau Waterway, Lock 17 is a great place to spend your evenings with friends and family. Our bistro-style menu boasts fresh food and fine ingredients, all delectably presented and served to make every meal a memorable experience. Enjoy the fresh taste of local ingredients in a comfortable and relaxed environment that you will soon call home!
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