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Bistro by the Bay

) #3 of 45 Restaurants in Parry Sound $$ - $$$ , , Gluten Free Options
2 James St, Parry Sound, Ontario P2A 1T2, Canada
+1 705-746-3712
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  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“penne” (5 reviews)
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Canadian, Grill, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2 James St, Parry Sound, Ontario P2A 1T2, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Having just moved to the area it was the first time we have eaten at Bistro by the Bay. We ate on the screened in porch and were with another couple. Everyone enjoyed their meals. I started out with French onion soup and it was...More

Thank Bill O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Book for reservations We ate there Sunday night July 2nd on the porch it was cool so blinds your down nothing to complain about the food,the service the location all excellent just remember its a little more pricey than your run of the middle eateries...More

Thank Emie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Meals were very interesting, not to different to just be trendy but not just your typical bistro fare either. Wait staff were pleasant and helpful with recommendations.

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Culinary delights. Have NEVER liked duck but definitely a treat here. Love everything about this establishment.

Thank helenabe
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Quaint restaurant, attentive staff and great food. Highly recommend the fillet mignon and penne Madagascar. Leave room for dessert, the creme brulee is really tasty.

1  Thank C_A_F_Kingston
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

We called for reservations as this is a small town and got a table for two. Let me say this place has fantastic food. Both my friend and I had wonderful meal. I had The Pickerel pan seared, topped with a lemon sorrel butter, served...More

1  Thank CottageMouse
Reviewed 16 June 2017

We were delighted by our visit to Bistro on the Bay. The staff was friendly and efficient and the food was excellent. My salmon was perfectly cooked and my husband enjoyed the duck duo (the prime rib special must have been good also as it...More

Thank GreyBay
Reviewed 15 June 2017

We were told by the owner of our BNB that this is a must visit in Parry Sound and he was not wrong. We both opted for the ribs and we were so impressed. If you are going in the summer months make sure to...More

Thank staceyw89
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Nice quaint place By the Bay to enjoy a meal. We sat on the screened in porch in the mid June evening, and enjoyed our meal

Thank Brenda V
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Always up to their excellent standards; both food and service. Dave's special potatoes are my favourite. The rack of lamb is superb and the pastas are a favourite of my husband and our friends. The only problem is which one to pick! The wine selection...More

Thank Mailjune
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No I'm sorry we don't. We are just not set up for it. Thanks for you enquiry.
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Full Bar
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Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 James St, Parry Sound, Ontario P2A 1T2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Northeastern Ontario  >  Parry Sound
  • Phone Number: +1 705-746-3712
Hello and welcome to our Bistro By The Bay web site. We are located at 2 James Street in Parry Sound, Ontario, near the port facilities. Our "on-the-deck" dining experience provides a pleasing view of the Seguin River rapids as well as the nearby Georgian Bay port itself. Indoor seating is also available, of course. We are pleased to offer our valued customers a fine dining menu that includes shrimp and mussels in six different sauces, pickerel, salmon, stuffed chicken, stuffed pork, fall off the bone ribs, some wonderful pastas, and a variety of delicious homemade desserts. We also provide vegetarian and gluten free options.
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