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Painters Hall Bistro

$$$$Steakhouse, ,
17 Clapperton St, Barrie, Ontario L4M 3E4, Canada
+1 705-797-8844
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Steakhouse, Canadian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
17 Clapperton St, Barrie, Ontario L4M 3E4, Canada
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

this is a really nice little place that serves great food. The service is professional and friendly.

1  Thank Bassam S
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Heard that we should try this restaurant so while we were away for the weekend in the area to celebrate our wedding anniversary we booked a dinner here on a Friday night. To begin with, way too loud to enjoy an evening. My husband and...More

1  Thank formykids12
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Sunday night was our first time ever at Painters Hall, we took advantage of the Barrielicious menu offered.Casual bistro atmosphere and decor with a full house at 7 pm I ordered the pork spring rolls as the app and was given 3 spring rolls...almost a...More

Thank chrisincabo65
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Went last night for my birthday/anniversary and I loved it. Staff was amazing, they even dang to us and gave us a complimentary desert tray. Food was spectacular and or waitress was so so nice. I will definitely be going back there.

Thank Bonni-Lyn B
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

We love to come here for special occasions. During Barrielicious is always good because you won't break the bank and their choices are always top notch. We also had a social function here for a Christmas party a few years back and everything was excellent....More

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 13 June 2017

My husband & I have had dinner here on many occasions. The food & service have always been excellent. This past weekend, we decided to have a private function there for my Mother's 80th birthday party and it was absolutely FABULOUS!! The passed appetizers were...More

Thank cindygirl2017
Reviewed 3 June 2017

I had mussels, rack of lamb and lemon creme brule. My wife had seared tuna and then brined pork and then lemon creme brule. All of these dishes had superb ingredients and were perfectly cooked the way we ordered. Service was friendly and excellent..

Thank KenGraham41
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Let's start by saying .. beautiful restaurant and bar area. Beautifully lot up etc.. From there it's all down hill.... We were waiting for water and drinks the whole night... The food was limited selection and usually I do not care if what is on...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

An impromptu date night made so much better by choosing Painters Hall for dinner. Had the pork belly & scallop appetizer and salmon with polenta for main course. Scallops and salmon cooked perfectly and all accompaniments were thoughtful and beautifully presented. Wagners service was top...More

Thank Josied2
Reviewed 13 May 2017

I love this place -- just excellent meals, great service. Small inside but you do not feel cramped. Nice decor.

Thank Brian M
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Alessa W
7 November 2017|
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Response from Shane B | Property representative |
The dress code isn't something we are regularly asked about. Most customers dress casual to business casual. Very few baseball caps, track pants etc. Is there anything you are particularly concerned about?
12 February 2017|
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Response from Shane B | Property representative |
We do offer BYOB corkage at $20.00 per bottle. We also discount and even waive corkage periodically, follow us on Facebook to find out more.
5 August 2016|
Response from Shane B | Property representative |
We cook them overnight, 16 hrs. Glad you enjoy them!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 25
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Clapperton St, Barrie, Ontario L4M 3E4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Barrie>  > City Center
  • Neighbourhood: City Center
  • Phone Number: +1 705-797-8844
  • E-mail
Classy, intimate bistro offering progressive Canadian cuisine. The perfect spot after work, for a romantic evening or an important business meeting. The "Hall" also shines as the place to enjoy your most special occasions. Call us today and let us customize your celebration.​ If it's worth celebrating, it's worth celebrating at the "Hall".
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