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Buoy's Eatery

1 Purvis Dr | Box 596, Gore Bay, Ontario P0P 1H0, Canada
+1 705-282-2869
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (71 reviews)
“panzerotti” (14 reviews)
“whitefish” (19 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Purvis Dr | Box 596, Gore Bay, Ontario P0P 1H0, Canada
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1 - 10 of 211 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Ordered two pizza's for take out, was not ready on time, burnt and only $48! Figured I could feed my small family on this but no way.

Thank fred853
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a good meal here. End of the season boaters added to the atmosphere. Fun place. Right on Gore Bay and the marina. Outdoor seating would be grand, but for the rain.

Thank Jan R
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Had two great dinners. We had the whitefish the first night my husband had the Cajun spiced which he loved. The second night he had pizza which was fantastic and I had their Tuscan pasta dish which was amazing. Both nights had Manitoulin Split Rail...More

Thank karen_w_laing
Reviewed 5 September 2017

If you are in Gore Bay, you will most likely eat here at some point. The location is awesome, right beside the marina, where you can look out upon the water and watch the boats come and go. We sat outside on the deck, which...More

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Enjoyed dinner with 3 yr old in tow, and despite no kids menu, they happily put together something to her liking. Nice menu choices for everyone. Food was excellent and worth the wait. Located on marina and pier which provides nice walk afterwards. Lucked into...More

Thank WilliamofWindsor
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Great food and wonderful host to welcome you to Gore Bay's Best Restaurant! Wonderful setting on the Bay and Awesome food that makes you remember it and return again.

Thank Louise O
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Very expensive for the food you get. Service was so so and not very attentive. Had no fish or beef burgers. Very disapointed.

1  Thank Renald R
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful spot with great potential but did not live up to the reviews I got. I found it quite pricey and they seemed to be out of everything. The service was good but I found it odd the the new waitress starting her shift would...More

1  Thank Doe D
Reviewed 17 August 2017

I am not sure if we got lucky, but I will take it. Richard the owner smokes his meat in the early morning hours. I know I watched him from our boat. We had the smoked duck , it was great, we also took a...More

Thank Anthony M
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Had lunch here on the patio. Much better then we expected. we ordered a pizza as the table next to us were eating one and it looked very good. We were not disappointed. One of the best thin crust pizza we have had in a...More

Thank Arby48
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 24
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, View
Open Hours
1:00 am - 1:15 am
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
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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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