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The Waterfront Dining

590 Liverpool Rd | Swanns Marina, Pickering, Ontario L1W 1P9, Canada
+1 905-420-2020
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good40%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“mussels” (17 reviews)
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Steakhouse, American, Bar, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
590 Liverpool Rd | Swanns Marina, Pickering, Ontario L1W 1P9, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One thing the Waterfront Dining has in its favour is location...and that's it. The food selection is not great and very average. Well, the view makes up for it if you are lucky enough to get a seat on the patio. What bothers me is...More

Thank SylviaToronto
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this place year round. Great outdoor patio in summer, nice ambiance in Bar area all the time. Great food, beverages and service.

2  Thank Kimberley M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really nice location by the bay. The atmosphere was quite good. The food was very average. I was there with my wife for our 40th anniversary. I just wanted to have appetizers as I was not too hungry. The mussels , although plenty, were mostly...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a late lunch with a friend the other day...2 orders of wings (suicide and sweet chili Thai) and the artichoke spinach dip, and a few drinks. I was really happy with my wings - nice a plump, crispy with suicide sauce. There are many...More

1  Thank FlyAtNIght
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I called to make our reservation and mentioned it was for our anniversary so they made a noted for us to be by the window that way we could have a nice view of the water. Everything was excellent! We did get a nice view...More

1  Thank Kristiner_Taylor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service was a bit slow. The appetizers such as the crab cakes and oysters Rockefeller were awesome, especially the latter. The steaks and prime rib were mediocre. But the desserts were great such as the cheese cake and apple beignets. A great touch was the...More

1  Thank Alnoor K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went to The Waterfront recently with a friend who has been there before. We choose to sit upstairs. We were very disappointed to learn that if you sit upstairs you don't get any of the restaurant specials. We were there on $5 house wine...More

Thank Michelle C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went with my daughter for lunch . Great place...staff were very friendly, food was delicious and the view was amazing. You can look out over Frenchman's Bay, boats, sailing boats and Lake Ontario. We sat outside downstairs..there is also an upstairs balcony and dining inside...More

1  Thank Sue M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect day for lunch...we had their homemade soup which was Cream of Broccoli and was absolutely delicious; Bruchetta was very good and Beet Salad was delicious. Craft beer and wine was good and the server Mel was very pleasant and attentive.

Thank Barbara G
Reviewed 11 August 2017

beer was cold and food was hot. Next time i will try their wings. The food arrived in a timely manner and staff was very attentive .

Thank LAPrice
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 01:00
10:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 590 Liverpool Rd | Swanns Marina, Pickering, Ontario L1W 1P9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Pickering
  • Phone Number: +1 905-420-2020
  • E-mail
The Waterfront is a long time addition to Pickering and the East G.T.A. Located at Frenchman's Bay overlooking beautiful Lake Ontario. The Waterfront features one of the most desirable patios with a view in an undeniable setting. Take in the atmosphere as you enjoy Brunch, Lunch, Dinner or Cocktails, offering you a casual and comfortable dining atmosphere featuring a modern, yet classic inspired menu. The Waterfront is a Perfect Spot for a "Year Round" Getaway. Est.1996
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