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Simplicity Bistro - CLOSED

81 King St, Thornbury, Blue Mountains, Ontario, Canada
+1 519-599-5550
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (29 reviews)
“fries” (16 reviews)
“flatbread” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
81 King St, Thornbury, Blue Mountains, Ontario, Canada
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11 - 20 of 173 reviews

Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

We had a fabulous dinner with friends on the patio of Simplicity Bistro! The Applewood Ribs were scrumptious, the White Fish on Quinoa and the Arctic Char were light and savory and the various desserts original and delightful. Great attentive service in a contemporary and...More

2  Thank Anke M
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Thursday, we were meeting at Simplicity for lunch. I arrived at 2:15. There wasn't a single other car in the parking lot. When we went in, there wasn't anyone else having lunch, either. Last fall, this restaurant was practically full, at this time of day....More

3  Thank Gregory B
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Dropped in for dinner and as luck would have it was rib special night at Simplicity. 2 for 1 Ribs have a smoky Apple bacon sauce with coleslaw and fries......such a treat and ribs are my favorite!! Great service....prompt and friendly. Will be our go...More

1  Thank BEF1949
Reviewed 20 April 2016

This was a favorite local restaurant of ours but not as good on our last two trips as it once was. Service was ok but not great, and 2 of 4 meals sub par, i of which we sent back.

3  Thank Cameron031
Reviewed 13 April 2016

My husband and I are both unabashed "foodies" but we actually don't eat out that often, as more often than not when we do - we know we could have done a better version of whatever we had ordered ourselves, at home. Simplicity Bistro is...More

4  Thank NEB_2014931
Reviewed 22 March 2016

The staff were very friendly at this restaurant and the ambiance is very homely. The restaurant ambiance was vibrant on a Saturday night but not overly noisy. We ordered scallops for a starter and halibut with fingerling potatoes and braised brussel sprouts. The scallops came...More

2  Thank Marceline S
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

My husband and I just love this quaint little restaurant in Thornbury. It is always our first choice for a special night out when we are at our cottage. The crab cakes and bean dip appetizer are delicious, but the applewood smoked ribs blow us...More

1  Thank Revelry78
Reviewed 10 February 2016

The restaurant called me to cancel my husband's birthday dinner reservation. They said that they did not want our business as I had cancelled another dinner reservation there (with 5 days notice!) and I had cancelled something last year. I guess they forgot about all...More

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Simplicity B, Owner at Simplicity Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2016

Good Afternoon R.D; Chef/owner Scott here, ever since buying out my former partner you are right I have implemented some new policies here. One of which is the 3 strike rule for cancellations (as we know weather and sickness happens all the time). Thursday February...More

Reviewed 2 February 2016 via mobile

Great service, delicious food. My second visit here. Small well executed menu. Excellent atmosphere , only one request.....Bring back the apple donuts!!!

1  Thank bonnelh
Reviewed 23 January 2016

Visited for lunch a few weeks back. My partner had the fish and chips and I had the special. Both were delicious. Service was attentive. Atmosphere quite charming. Highly recommend for lunch. We are planning to go back and sample their dinner menu.

Thank Dokta P
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$10 - US$31
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 81 King St, Thornbury, Blue Mountains, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Grey County  >  Blue Mountains  >  Thornbury
  • Phone Number: +1 519-599-5550
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A new restaurant in Thornbury offering casual dining. Proud members of Apple Pie Trail. Seasonally changing menu offering local flavors
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