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Wimpy's Diner

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Diner, Canadian
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279 Yonge St, Barrie, Ontario L4N 7T9, Canada (Formerly Whimpy's Diner)
+1 705-725-9535
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Coldwater, Canada
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Good for a quick and hearty breakfast. Nothing special but certainly filling and reasonably-priced..

Thank orilliaguyz
Barrie, Canada
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Ate at Wimpy's for the first time today. Told them I would gladly have a hamburger if I could pay for it Tuesday... That didn't work but I still ordered the Famous Burger. 10 ozs but nothing special. Somewhat dry. Much better places in Barrie for Burgers. My partner had Eggs Bennie which looked delicious and which she orders all... More 

Thank Wag54
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I went in for breakfast. We were starving. Upon arriving greater friendly happy people. We're sat in five minutes prompt friendly service order taken and shortly after amazing breakfast I couldn't finish highly recommend

Thank Janet R
Orillia, Canada
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

I was there ten days ago with my friend eating breakfast. When we got our food the plate had a horrible smell coming from it. We only ended up having coffee because of the smell. We asked for the bill to be separate and my friend on,y got charged for the coffee which is fair since we didn't eat anything.... More 

2 Thank Hrant_Sarkissian
Stoney Creek
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

I come here all the time. Diner style menu, without being greasy. It's unusual not to eat soon after you sit down, even when it's so busy people are waiting for a table. It's nice to be remembered and have friendly conversation without the servers hovering or being annoying, the staff here are genuine and will go out of their... More 

Thank Psylocke26
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

While I don't expect much in terms of service from a diner, I have eaten at other Wimpy's in the past and had better luck. Our young waitress was pleasant and friendly, but could have been a bit more attentive. She seemed more focused on cleaning silverware. For a 50's diner theme, you would expect those cheesy napkin holders on... More 

Thank Tim D
Northeastern Ontario, Canada
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

In Barrie for Canada day weekend and after reading favourable reviews thought we would give Wimpys a try. Good menu and was spoiled for choice. Had the haddock and chips .. It was really tasty! Would definitely return again, excellent value for money and the service was really good.

Thank Carol S
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

Very great place to eat...prices are great and you get a lot of food...will go back again...waitresses tteat you like family...very freindly

Thank Anne H
Elora, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

Went here as a party of four on a Sunday at lunchtime. The place was packed with a line up to get in...a good sign. We didn't have to wait long for a booth though. Staff were friendly and attentive. The restaurant was clean as were the washrooms. It's a smallish seating area with retro booths. Lots of parking and... More 

1 Thank rnr636
Barrie, Canada
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171 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

I had the chicken Parma dish he had soup and steak special. Waitress was very chatty friendly and attentive. Food was good and sinful, but I've often come here for their famous eggs benny,(never dinner before). Personally, I'd stick with the breakfast.

Thank foxycdn

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 279 Yonge St, Barrie, Ontario L4N 7T9, Canada (Formerly Whimpy's Diner)
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Barrie
  • Phone Number: +1 705-725-9535

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