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The Whistling Duck

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75 Harbour St | Ontario, Brighton, Ontario K0K 1H0, Canada
+1 613-475-4142
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
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Bar, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
75 Harbour St | Ontario, Brighton, Ontario K0K 1H0, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When the restaurant was Dougalls it had better food and prices. The server took her sweet time to bring me what I ordered to drink, the restaurant was not busy. I ordered seafood pasta and only when the waitress was putting the plate in front...More

Thank pinebreeze111
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The whistling Duck overlooking Presqu'ile Bay has been open for over a year now and it is a great place to go for lunch, especially on a sunny day. It was called Dougal's on the Bay by the previous owners. And the food is as...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sat beside a window overlooking the frozen bay. Beautiful. Fish and Chips meal and ribs with generous portion of vegetables were okay. Service was friendly and quick; though we felt it a little pushy at the end--bill came before we finished our drinks.

Thank John B
Reviewed 27 January 2018

Early Sunday evening and only 4 tables were occupied. Our server was friendly enough but not very attentive once we received our mains. My brother said his burger wasn't bad and my mom didn't mind her chicken dish but my seafood fettucini was horrible!!! My...More

2  Thank Carol J
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Had dinner at the Whistling Duck with 10 members of my family. Service was prompt and dinner was served together, no one had to wait on their meal. Food was very good and hot. Our waitress was friendly and genuinely enjoyed her job. The evening...More

1  Thank OntarioGeordiegirl
Reviewed 12 December 2017

It always surprises me to read a very poor review of a restaurant, then I visit it and the review can be nothing further from the truth. Yes, during rush periods every business everywhere on the globe face challenges. Driving back from Kingston to Toronto...More

1  Thank Rick4141
Reviewed 4 December 2017

My wife and I went to the Whistling Duck last evening because we heard that the service and quality of food had improved since new ownership. This was not our experience. We were greeted by a hostess who was very annoyed that we arrived 15...More

Thank glsmithe12
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

We visited on busy Saturday evening, but waited only about 10 minutes to have a table. Apple Caramel martini was very good. Our soups, French onion and seafood chowder were excellent both. We were disappointed with the burgers, brie & mushroom burger and whiskey BBQ...More

Thank JLechass
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

We were visiting the Presquile Art Show with my son and daughter in law and decided to have lunch somewhere close, rather than returning home. When we walked in, it looked bright, cheerful and busy but had an overpowering smell of fish. We were seated...More

Thank Laura F
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Since this restaurant changed hands \I have visited it several times and enjoyed every meal. Plus the fact that the restaurant has great views of Lake Ontario and also a very nice patio.

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Response from Alan S | Reviewed this property |
Great food, atmosphere, service and prices. The views are ausome too.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 Harbour St | Ontario, Brighton, Ontario K0K 1H0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +1 613-475-4142
  • E-mail
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