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The Chalet Restaurant

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693 Queen St, Port Perry, Ontario L9L 1K6, Canada
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Durham, Canada
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22 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Have gone for breakfast quite a few times. But sometimes, the waitress is just swamped with every table full. The cash only is a drag. I guess they save by not having to pay for Visa or debit? For the money though, the food is good and just enough to feel satisfied.

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Thank Ian O
Port Perry, Canada
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46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Going by appearance this is not a place I would think of enjoying a meal. However the food is good and at very reasonable prices. Some gourmet meals are offered at dinner including lamb. Only cash is accepted.

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Thank lovetotravel876
Pickering, Canada
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

These owner/operators are long, long time restaurant people have been involved in many of the old time popular restaurants in Toronto and the Durham Region. The food is home made, great value and worth the stop. Just remember it's cash only though.

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Thank 60foresthill
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

We travel from Oshawa to Port Perry approximately 3 times a week to eat various meals there. The owners are very friendly, the food is tasty and the prices are very reasonable. It's worth the driving time for sure! :)

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Thank Martha F
Port Perry, Canada
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

Never never ever going to try or go there again. The food is average, but cheap, but the wife the server is awful. I have never experienced anything like her. I have worked in the restaurant business I would not have lasted one day with her attitude. There are sooo many other choices in Port Perry. Do not stop, keep... More 

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Thank DianeJ59
Port Perry, Canada
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016

Love the place ,Best food anywhere ,all fresh home cooking . soups and Caesar salads are amazing .Great prices and friendly service all the time can not wait to go at least 0nce a week Ken , Port Perry caesar salads are amazing .

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Thank Lynn N
Pickering, Canada
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

Housed in what looks like a refurbished gas station, this little restaurant is a real gem. Good food with moderate prices, friendly service and always good choices. The escargot float in a garlic sauce. The roast Lamb falls apart on your fork. The Caesar salad has a bite. All around good experience. One caution: cash only

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Thank kingkong2010
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

Fabulous meal...unbelievable price...terrific service!!! What a gem!!! Had escargot...practically licked the plate...home cut fries with the skin on...sooooo delicious...and the Greek salad was fab!!! Hubby and mom ate garlic bread and chicken carbonara...they are sooooo full!!! LOL

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Port Perry, Canada
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

The people who run the place are very nice and friendly. Service is quick and the food is always amazing. I'm obsessed with their Cesar salad.

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2 Thank Nicole F
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016

A little quirky, yes, but great value for 'from-scratch' cooking - which is becoming increasingly rare. Dollar for dollar you'll get a much, much, much better meal here than any of the pre-fab, teenage-kids-in-the-kitchen, cookie cutter, box-type restaurants out there (aka Kelsey's, Caseys, Milestone, etc, etc). ps. (for laureenterry mostly) If you get sick 30 minutes after eating a meal,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Canadian, American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 693 Queen St, Port Perry, Ontario L9L 1K6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Port Perry

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