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Bistro Riviere

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Canadian, Contemporary
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82 Main Street, Erin, Ontario, Canada
+1 519-833-1121
12:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Tue - Wed 12:00 - 20:00
Thu 12:00 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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101 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have eaten here before, but I think there is a new chef. It was very good, fresh and reasonable priced. The only thing I would recommend is maybe they dim the lights- it was very bright and took aware from the atmosphere.

Thank d-ray-toronto
Worthing, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

My wife and I were looking for a place to eat and a local person suggested this place. Our initial opinion on arrival was not good, but when our food arrived it was splendid. It is an unpretentious place with good freshly prepared meals.

Thank Miggy1944
Erin, Canada
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 January 2017

A varied menu with exquisite dishes, well prepared and tasty food served by friendly, knowledgeable staff. Well worth a visit!

Thank Roy M
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129 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Recommended by the locals, last minute, walk-in for dinner. A bit of delay for main meals to arrive — however, worth the wait! Loved the Chef's menu! Well-prepared, good portions and creative menu items. The ambiance is casual, comfortable but meals are fine dining.

Thank LifeTravel2011
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

A varied menu of well prepared fare that changes so it never gets boring. From Curry dishes, to Italian, to Seafood, it is always well prepared. When you hav to close your eyes to savour the flavour of your meal, you are truly Dining and not just eating. Their bar is well stocked including several Micro-Brewers to compliment their fine... More 

Thank Erik M
Erin, Canada
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016

The Bistro provides a great option for local dining or visitors to the village to sit and relax in a comfortable setting. The food is always of an excellent quality and very well presented. The staff is very personable and provides a relaxed service. Overall a great experience.

Thank AndrewGraydon
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33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Not glamorous but great environment. We had light lunch. Took some and good next day. Service is easy. Mussels absolutely perfect. Enjoy.

Thank eMark
London, Canada
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

A varied menu, excellent beer selection. We were accommodated late on a Monday evening which was appreciated.

Thank hankbook
Kitchener, Canada
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89 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We were out for a drive on a beautiful Sunday afternoon and stopped to stroll around the little town of Erin. We passed the Bistro Riviere and the sound of live music from the back patio overlooking the river caught our attention. While we were not hungry, we decided to sit down and enjoy a beverage. I ordered a Beaus... More 

Thank Ted519
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We were going to another restaurant in town (online said they were open, get there and it's deserted). Spoke to pedestrians who recommended Bistro. Well, what they don't spend on "interior decor", they more than made up with the food. The decor is more suited to a pub than "fine dining" but don't let that put you off. Drinks came... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Canadian, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 82 Main Street, Erin, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Erin
  • Phone Number: +1 519-833-1121

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