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Growlin Gator Bar & Grill

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86 Main Street, Grand Bend, Lambton Shores, Ontario, Canada
+1 519-238-5636
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good47%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
86 Main Street, Grand Bend, Lambton Shores, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place obviously is all about location/view of the beach so it doesn’t have to have great food. Saying that, our service was good and friendly and food was fine. Just a tad expensive as they are open only may - September so they have...More

Thank MJGlas
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I've been here a few times. Service is fine, view is great but prices are double from what you would experience in an American restaurant. Essentially 20 bucks with tax for a wrap. I understand making a profit, but 20 dollars for 2 dollars worth...More

Thank whileitravel
Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

The restaurant is always busy, and in a great spot. The prices and quality of the food does not match. Drinks are expensive, but good. Both times we were there in 2017 the staff were focused on the young tables ordering lots of drinks, and...More

Thank KassM
Reviewed January 26, 2018

This is a fun place for sitting with friends to enjoy food and drinks and to watch the amazing Huron sunset.

Thank KNCooper
Reviewed October 3, 2017 via mobile

Excellent restaurant prices are very good food is very good full bar and a great place to watch the sunset go down on the beach

Thank Theresa R
Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

Our entire family had excellent meals! We ordered 3 adult meals: steak sandwich, burger, halibut sandwich and all were really very good. My steak sandwich had sauteed onions, melted cheese and was medium, as ordered. It came with fresh cut french fries - delicious! The...More

Thank CdnGoldy
Reviewed September 26, 2017 via mobile

Popular place very busy the evening we were there. Took 20 minutes to get seated. Staff were friendly and prompt. Ordered an Orange Dream Smoothie lacking in flavour. Had a Bacon Cheeseburger and fries very good. This is a seasonal restaurant closes in October for...More

Thank TouristGuru
Reviewed September 20, 2017 via mobile

Had a good lunch here on a long weekend. To be expected very busy but getting in was no problem as there was ample seating. Large patio with multiple levels makes it so that no table is without a view! The food was decent but...More

Thank Ghislain G
Reviewed September 18, 2017

We had a girls day at the beach and went here for dinner. They do not take reservations, but if you call to let them know you are arriving they will try to accommodate you, which they did for us. We did arrive early though....More

Thank Cathy L
Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

A solid spot for eats and drinks with amazing views of the beach. This place is a staple in Grand Bend, around for years! Food is always great. The renovations make it seam even larger.

Thank Rover701
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 86 Main Street, Grand Bend, Lambton Shores, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Lambton Shores  >  Grand Bend
  • Phone Number: +1 519-238-5636
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