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Buoy's Eatery

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$$ - $$$
Pizza, Canadian
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1 Purvis Dr | box 596, Gore Bay, Ontario P0P 1H0, Canada
+1 705-282-2869
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17:00 - 20:00
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Hours:
Wed - Thu 17:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sun 12:00 - 20:00
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Manitoulin Island, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I can't relate to the other reviewer's experience of racism, though I know Gore Bay is infamous for such attitudes. Buoy's is my favourite place to grab pizza on the island. I especially enjoyed the pulled pork. Yes, it is an expensive place to dine, I know that and recall friends expressing this view. The hazelnut flourless cake is pricey... More 

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Thank Mshiikenh
Manitoulin Island, Canada
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Buoys has great theme nights in the off-season. On the Island, many restaurants are closed, but Buoys is open a few days a week and they also host theme nights. We've been to several of their theme nights, with the most recent being a seafood night. The food was great. Seafood is something I miss being up North, so having... More 

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Thank Christine L
Sarnia, Canada
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

As usual everyday on the island is awesome! Buoy's is a nice quiet spot on the harbour where you can bring the family for Lunch and dinner or just bring yourself and have a cold one relaxing by the water, either of which you can't go wrong your on the island! Looking forward to our yearly island trip next summer

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Thank Miketaylor75
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49 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Bouy's eatery is a real gem on Gore bay. The food was amazing with great portion sizes and friendly customer service. The views were amazing and we had a lovely time sitting outside in the sunshine. A real local atmosphere which was just what we wanted.

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Thank Manon H
quebec
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

I have been to several places in Ontario. Never seen a racist place like this. The owner is a idiot. We were family of 3 and he was forcing us to "take out". The staff was really friendly. Specially the guy who was the son of local butcher and he came to apologize for the behavior chief cum owner. And... More 

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1 Thank quebec501
Hamilton, Canada
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We heard great things about this restaurant. We tried it for dinner last night. The place is small as most island restaurants are but the waitress was not friendly. She seemed annoyed to be at work. The food was very over priced. I ordered spaghetti and meatballs, but paid extra for 4 little slices of garlic bread and extra for... More 

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1 Thank Karen C
Sudbury, Canada
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

This is a pleasant little place, on the water, at Gore Bay. Service is friendly. I have only been a couple of times but the food was inconsistent.

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1 Thank leigh484
Manitoulin Island, Canada
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Great food….always…we have been to the restaurant a few times a year since we moved to this island…usually in summer. If we lived a bit closer we would frequent the lovely restaurant more often….all good.

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Thank Valerie F
Florida
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7 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

When we got to Buoy's we loved their view of Gore Bay Marina and it was a lovely night so we opted to sit on the porch. There is a sign on the wall that tells you right away that all of there food is made fresh when ordered so it may take longer than usual to get your food.... More 

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Thank Debbie P
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

Excellent food, service and location. They are not open for lunch on Mondays, which makes sense but we did not know so we returned the next day. We went to lunch as a family (2 adults and 2 kids). We ordered spaghetti with meatballs and cheesy bread for the kids while my husband and I ordered a clubhouse sandwich and... More 

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Thank Corina I

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 20
Cuisine
Pizza, Canadian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 20:00
Thursday
17:00 - 20:00
Friday
12:00 - 20:00
Saturday
12:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Purvis Dr | box 596, Gore Bay, Ontario P0P 1H0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Northeastern Ontario  >  Manitoulin Island  >  Gore Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 705-282-2869
Description
Buoys Eatery is ideally located at the heart of the picturesque Gore Bay waterfront. We offer a waterfront patio and a lovely inside dining room both Licensed by the AGCO. Buoys uses as many local (Manitoulin) and fresh ingredients a seasonally possible including locally caught whitefish, our own freshly made pizzas, seasonal vegetables and much more.

Please visit our web page for the days we're open. Our hours are limited this time of year.


We will be closed for the months of January, Febuary and March.

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