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Bent Anchor Bar

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, Canadian
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39402b Combermere Rd, Barry's Bay, Ontario K0J 1B0, Canada
+1 613-756-9556
11:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Tue 11:00 - 20:00
Wed 11:00 - 21:00
Thu - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

Great service and atmosphere, live bands and great food made you feel like home. Right on water as well

Thank Sunlovers2009
Brooklyn, New York
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

If you are in the area for any reason, you need to go here. Its so unique. Yes, its a bar/restaurant - but its so cool and different.

Thank RobandKris2
Toronto Ont
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This bar had a great band the night we visited. It is a little small for the number of people that were there. Beverage prices were average and a low cover charge to get in considering the live entertainment.

Thank StoneE1
Bancroft, Canada
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47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Gave them another chance- wish we hadn`t. We were the first to arrive on a Sunday afternoon. First choice of food wasn`t available - so ordered a Montreal Smoked meat sandwich and a quinoa wrap. Food finally arrived - wrap was bland and uninteresting but the ``sandwich`` was even worse - skimpy meat serving on a single, very thin slice... More 

1 Thank susan d
Bancroft, Ontario, Canada
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82 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

The best thing about The Bent Anchor is the atmosphere. It is an open air restaurant. The upper level only has half walls and the lower level is right on the river. It always feels like a cool restaurant in the tropics somewhere. A tip- take a sweatshirt if staying for the fabulous live music. It gets chilly on the... More 

Thank Colette F
Pembroke, Canada
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Beautifully situated near Combermere on the Madawaska river. Drop in by water or road. On the blistering hot day we dropped by we found it to be a well shaded outdoor/deck bar (and music venue) with a most refreshing breeze off the water. Staff was competent and pleasant. We just had a round of drinks. Next time I will be... More 

Thank James R
Ontario, Canada
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Made reservations for wing night and only half of the people at the table were able to have wings (after reservations for wings, and the orders were already placed for wings). The waitress had to come back out and half of our group had to re-order off the menu. After waiting for our food for a while, we were informed... More 

Thank countrytraveller123
Corvallis, Oregon
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

I searched out the Bent Anchor because of online reviews, and my persistence paid off. It is well hidden off the road and sits alongside the Madawaska River. The bar is in an alcove open to a covered deck with tables and chairs. Then, there is an open deck with picnic tables and lots of shade. All open, all riverside.... More 

Thank Anon5471
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

If we were not told about this place we would never of found it. Location is beautiful. Food was very good. Nachos and the chicken Wrap I highly recommend. Live Band on Saturdays. Cant wait to go back in the fall before it closes for the season.

Thank Pamela L
Barry's Bay, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Great food--great atmosphere! Mary's fish and chips on Friday nights are excellent. Saturday night live entertainment is a must. Book a late dinner to keep your table

Thank tataran7

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39402b Combermere Rd, Barry's Bay, Ontario K0J 1B0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Barry's Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 613-756-9556

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