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Loondocks Restaurant

98 Joseph Street, Port Carling, Muskoka Lakes, Ontario P0B 1J0, Canada
+1 705-765-5191
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
98 Joseph Street, Port Carling, Muskoka Lakes, Ontario P0B 1J0, Canada
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Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

We return to the area fairly frequently and this restaurant is our favourite. The view on the patio is nice (if a bit cramped), but most importantly, the food is great and reasonably price.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jodi905
Reviewed September 19, 2018

So relaxing. On a patio deck over looking the peaceful relaxing river. Surrounded by trees,feels like you are just in another place at another time. Fantastic staff, make it such a relaxing, and peaceful dinner experience. A wonderful dining experience. I had the wonderful grilled...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Deborah B
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

Had a great dinner at Loondocks. Standouts were the roasted cauliflower steak and the side order of sirloin tips. Service (Cindy) was excellent. Nice wine choices. Good cocktails.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank stacyt2013
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

After reading all the good reviews we booked a table for our anniversary dinner with friends. We opted to sit indoors as it was a tad cold in the outdoor area. We were shown to a table next to the disabled toilet. Not a good...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank CleggyBroon
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

An outstanding meal. Mac and cheese is to die for. Heirloom tomato salad was exceptional. Fresh and tasty. Good portion sizes. And desserts were amazing. We tried the crepe brûlée and the the chocolate flourless as well as the cheesecakes special. Definitely the best restaurant...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank M1234Z
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Excellent service, excellent food. Excellent evening spent with amazing friend to celebrate years of friendship.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank kingslandkelly
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Booked a reservation very easily on the phone. Enjoyed a delicious meal of the Angus tenderloin and the scallops including the cheese cake of the day. The service was great and very accommodating when it started to rain we were quickly helped under the covered...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank jameshM7789XQ
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

We sat on the patio overlooking the lock on a warm evening with the lights on. It was a very relaxing atmosphere. The Caesar appetizer, mains of pasta, veal chop and scallops were all excellent.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank IR8U
Reviewed August 9, 2018

Despite a slow start.......it seemed we arrived when no one could take time to look after us......but they apologized profusely and once we got going it was terrific. The food was super fresh, beautifully presented, somewhat original and extremely tasty. I had the tomato salad...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 181sallyf
Reviewed August 6, 2018

One of the best restaurants in the area with friendly and efficient staff and consistently good food. It could be considered fine-dining because of the quality of the food, service and wine selection, but it still offers a casual atmosphere. We had halibut served on...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank gateway889
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Questions & Answers
February 21, 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Adriano G | Reviewed this property |
don't know sorry
Judy W
April 9, 2016|
Response from ChefKevin99 | Property representative |
Hi Judy, we are currently open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 5-8pm.
March 20, 2016|
Response from ChefKevin99 | Property representative |
Hi Angelika, thanks for your inquiry. We will be open on those days, as we are open Friday - Sunday from 5pm-8pm. Our menu is available on our website. As for gluten free options, we have many. A fair amount our dishes are... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$29
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98 Joseph Street, Port Carling, Muskoka Lakes, Ontario P0B 1J0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Muskoka District  >  Muskoka Lakes  >  Port Carling
  • Phone Number: +1 705-765-5191
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Fresh and local fine dining in the heart of Muskoka.
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