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The Dish Cafe

Canadian, Healthy
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77 Government Rd W Unit 2, Kirkland Lake, Ontario P2N 2E6, Canada
+1 705-462-3200
Tue - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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2 reviews
Reviewed 20 January 2017

The steak was tender and cooked perfectly! We love this restaurant ! Its a little pricey but worth the money!

Thank Janet W
Kirkland Lake, Canada
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Just returned from another great dinner at The Dish Cafe. Meals are consistently delicious. Staff very friendly and approachable. Reservations are recommended as this gem of a place gets full.

Thank Brian M
Kirkland Lake, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 November 2016

I love the Dish Cafe. I've been there several times and have never been disappointed. My favorite gift.....a gift certificate for dinner at The Dish.

Thank HilaryLarder
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40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Kirkland Lake, ON is a small town, so it doesn't take long before you've tried all the dining options in town. Even though we tried to make reservation at this restaurant before, the place was reserved for a private event, so we couldn't get in. Last month, we were finally able to get a table and I was happily surprised... More 

Thank Belvera
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152 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

The standard of food here is exceptional. The waitress is friendly and knows many of the locals by name. The chef focussed on delivery of the meals, quality and presentation. This should be the first choice for anyone wanting quality food at reasonable prices in the Kirkland Lake area. We went on two nights and both nights were exceptional main... More 

2 Thank Matt_kal
Kirkland Lake, Canada
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Dining is an experience that involves all of your senses. Chef Matt gives your senses a serious workout. His creations are a beauty to behold and and promise to delight your palate. The Dish Cafe, is located in a small northern mining town where Chef Matt is seriously worth his weight in gold.

1 Thank Sheldren G
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

# 1 - You have to make reservations Everything else is like magic !! Before I could sit down - Katie asked me if I would like a beverage and viola ... The rest is good history !! Started with a Mill St. organic bokkle of beer ... Chilled glass and all !! Roasted Red Pepper & Tomato smoked fontina... More 

1 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Toronto, Canada
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016

We first visited this restaurant about 2 years ago. It is truly a gourmand's delight. The husband (chef) and wife team produce wonderful food in a very intimate atmosphere. My wife and I enjoyed a vegetarian Milles-feuille while my son's girlfriend enjoyed a shrimp dish which featured the largest perfectly cooked 6 shrimp that I have ever seen. My son... More 

1 Thank Bucky09
Toronto, Canada
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 9 May 2016

I was pleasantly surprised by the excellent meal we had. A cauliflower and blue cheese soup for appetizer followed by a pork tenderloin with shrimp and a great sauce. The flavor was incredible. A must stop for anyone coming north.

Thank Normand L
Kirkland Lake, Canada
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

This restaurant is intimate and above average for its location. We are very lucky to have this in our town. The dining experience here is second to none. I highly recommend restaurant.

Thank snow11140

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Canadian, Healthy
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 77 Government Rd W Unit 2, Kirkland Lake, Ontario P2N 2E6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Northeastern Ontario  >  Kirkland Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 705-462-3200

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