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Harbourlite Restaurant

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110 Elgin St, Port Elgin, Ontario N0H 2C0, Canada
+1 519-832-6262
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

No trip would be complete without a visit to the Harbourlite for a cone! Great selection, good prices.....cool beach atmosphere! Get a cone, and walk along the harbour- what more could you ask for! Staff friendly and location perfect! It's like a "step back in time" with that old 60's diner decor...just what you look for in a trip to... More 

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Cambridge, Canada
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

had lunch here.....not impressed....had the burgers.... wouldn't be rushing back.... was asked what we wanted on our burgers - but then had to turn around and put the ketchup mustard and relish on them ourselves....don't know why they bothered asking.

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Thank doo2u
Guelph, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Yes it is old. But it is clean. Service was friendly , maybe a little slow. The kady behind the counter was an older woman that reminded me of my grandmother. Nice view of the harbour. Burger and fries were good. It is not meant to be fine dining.

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Thank Steve B
Cambridge, Canada
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78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

This is a typical beach restaurant. Great view for eating. Hamburger and hot dog place. Good selection of ice cream. They have one of the best hot dogs around and you should try it for a lunch.

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Thank Habsfan51
Tillsonburg, Canada
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66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

This place is right ar the harbour. We really like their fries. Staff is very friendly.They have a good breakfast.

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1 Thank Tworeaders
Port Elgin, Canada
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

My partner and I go frequently to the Harbourlite. We generally get the same things depending if its lunch or breakfast. I especially like the toasted westerns and the chili. Their hamburgers and french fries are great as the hamburger is locally grown and grass fed.Its not fancy but it fits in down by the beach and marina. It can... More 

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1 Thank andy b
Toronto, Canada
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

My aunt and I stopped for a bite to eat at this restaurant today. After reading over the menu we decide on a grilled cheese sandwich and a toasted western. We sat outside watching the people and boats go by waiting for our meal. The service was very good and staff were very friendly and helpful. The food was very... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

This little gem has been a great place to sit and ponder life, while eating a great home cooked meal! We have waited out the rain, helped catch the patio umbrellas and had great chats with the staff! A well worth visit!

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Thank Beverley J
Port Elgin, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

They have great breakfast and ice cream . Great summer place to eat . You can site outside by the harbour and watch the sun rise or sun set.

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Thank Denis B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

This is a must visit place if you are in the area, especially at sunset! I have never eaten any of the other items on the menu, except for the ice cream, which is our 'after dinner' tradition. It's a busy little place and the ice cream line is usually long, but it is good ice cream at a good... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Canadian
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 Elgin St, Port Elgin, Ontario N0H 2C0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Bruce County  >  Port Elgin
  • Phone Number: +1 519-832-6262

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