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The Olde Ice House

1936 Lakehurst Rd, Buckhorn, Municipality of Trent Lakes, Ontario K0L 1J0, Canada
+1 705-657-1131
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
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Bar, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
1936 Lakehurst Rd, Buckhorn, Municipality of Trent Lakes, Ontario K0L 1J0, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my second review. My first was a few years ago. I have since been back numerous times and I absolutely love the food. Everything is made from scratch and the service is great. The soups and schnitzel sandwich is the best.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank sonya v
Reviewed October 17, 2018

Calmari were overly battered, the club sandwich was not sufficiently toasted (still white!), and on white bread instead of what I had ordered (whole wheat). The bacon inside the club sandwich was ice cold, and under-cooked, I ended up pulling it out. Our other orders...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MDO44
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Have eaten breakfast here twice in 2 weeks, traveling the Trent-Severn, delicious both times. Hard to choose among the tasty possibilities, but had to go with eggs Hemingway. French press coffee, great service, lots of flowers for a warm atmosphere, we will return!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Readontheroad
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Had dinner here mid week. 4 of us. 2 adults and 2 children. The meal was fantastic. Fresh, and large quantities. The restaurant was a bit busy and there was only one server who was also manning the bar! However, I will say the food...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Ryan H
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Great atmosphere and some of the best pickerel that I have eaten. This has become our restaurant to take visitors to our cottage for dinner. Also interesting meals like Bison steaks, etc

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Corrie V
Reviewed July 9, 2018

We love eating breakfast and lunch here. The menu is diverse, and much of the food is prepared on site, meaning jams and such.... They cater to Gluten Free dietary needs, with amazing meals at an affordable budget... and the staff are wonderful with great...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank C J
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Food was average, but couldn’t get past how dirty the interior is. The eclectic old tables and chairs are quaint, but its no excuse for the general condition of the interior.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank stevewT1787CE
Reviewed June 4, 2018

Kim, went out of her way to ensure that we had an excellent lunch today....pickerel, pasta,schnitzel......Everything was 5’s....Make sure you stop in if you are in the area, we would go back Eby time....

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank RVGuy1947
Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

We live in the area for about 50% of the Year. This is hands down one of our favorite restaurants. Always homemade meals. Have never had a bad meal here. Fantastic friendly staff. You can't go wrong!

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank VacaJunki
Reviewed March 20, 2018

An old house converted to restaurant. Beautiful food presentation on a old china plate. Apparently the hollandaise is home made. The potatoes were done up with onions and red and green peppers - not the boring plain one usually gets. I'd eat there again. Next...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank rosy t
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Mary W
November 22, 2015|
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Response from ONTfoodie | Reviewed this property |
The food tastes good, but if they want to get more of family clientele I think they do need to clean the place better. That said, if they prefer to be more of a local drinking hole, then it works. We used to go almost... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1936 Lakehurst Rd, Buckhorn, Municipality of Trent Lakes, Ontario K0L 1J0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Municipality of Trent Lakes  >  Buckhorn
  • Phone Number: +1 705-657-1131
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