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Cottage Cravings Cafe & Gift Shop

169-3181 Muskoka Road, Bala, Ontario P0C 1A0, Canada
+1 705-762-4444
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good10%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch” (6 reviews)
“soups” (6 reviews)
“tarts” (4 reviews)
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Canadian, Soups, Cafe
169-3181 Muskoka Road, Bala, Ontario P0C 1A0, Canada
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Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Great little spot with great service and great food. They make several dishes that you can buy frozen and they have about 30 different types of excellent hot chocolate. Lovely little boutique attached to the cafe with great products. Highly recommended.

Thank felixjb123
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Supberb sandwiches, try the roast beef on kaiser and the sweet potato soup with bacon, maple syrup & home made croutons. The best soup in Muskoka. Henney knows her way around flavor. Too bad the resorts can't measure up. Thanks for a great lunch and...More

Thank Foodieslikeus
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Love their soup and sandwiches. They are amazing They offer a cream soup and a broth soup daily Staff very friendly

Thank lucyJ7516EA
Reviewed 28 October 2016

First time was a lunch stop. The parking lot was busy, so this was a good sign. Not a lot open in the area off season - but they were! so glad! Sandwiches - paninis and soup and delicious butter tarts or sweets as well....More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

It is always busy here and you can call and order pastries. The boutique is nice and offers a lot of different gift items and cottage decor. The issue is... it smells terrible. I wish I knew what the smell was. We have stopped by...More

Thank Lisetteki
Reviewed 28 September 2016

I had ice cream and had a great time looking about at all the cottage style gifts. Great place to stop before you visit your friends cottage for a little thank you gift!

Thank vivalala
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Great food and service. Love this place! Very friendly too. Hope to return soon. Gift area has lots of options too

Thank Gay P
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Great service, fair prices, fun gifts. Try the cranberry oatmeal cookie. Only had coffee and a snack but from the reactions of everyone around us I wouldn't hesitate to visit for a meal.

Thank Fine_Palate
Reviewed 29 August 2016

When you're driving through Bala you own it to yourself to spend a few minutes looking around the quaint shops that litter the main street. The cottage cravings café/store is a great little place if you are in need of a little refreshment or a...More

Thank BreezeRidge3
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Every week I buy one of Henny's dinners that is in the freezer. Then Sunday night I don't have to cook. We love them. They're home-made goodness to go. We have lunch there once a week, too. And the ice cream is super! Sometimes we...More

Thank NormaJean1997
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$5 - US$9
Canadian, Soups, Cafe
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 06:00
10:00 - 06:00
10:00 - 06:00
10:00 - 06:00
10:00 - 06:00
10:00 - 06:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 169-3181 Muskoka Road, Bala, Ontario P0C 1A0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Muskoka District  >  Bala
  • Phone Number: +1 705-762-4444
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Award winning Cafe & Gift Shop. Soups, sandwiches, coffee, tea and Muskoka's largest hot chocolate bar. Ice cream, frozen yogurt and milkshakes. Ready made meals. Gift shop with gourmet foods and items for home and cottage.
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