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Schoolhouse Restaurant

19 81-Crescent St, Grand Bend, Lambton Shores, Ontario N0M 1T0, Canada
+1 519-238-5515
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“meatloaf” (13 reviews)
“nasi goreng” (7 reviews)
“beet salad” (6 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
19 81-Crescent St, Grand Bend, Lambton Shores, Ontario N0M 1T0, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is by far my favorite restaurant of all in Grand Bend and has been for many years. Small place, food is the best, service is absolutely perfect.

1  Thank Nelson C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to this restaurant many times and have never been disappointed. It is my favourite restaurant in Grand Bend.

2  Thank bruth110286
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Meal choice can be large or small portion which is great for seniors with a smaller appetite. Food is served HOT, nicely arranged on the presentation. Hot turkey sandwich was very good served with an ample portion of cranberry sauce. Hot beef sandwich and meat...More

1  Thank SusanP0690
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this is a wonderfully quaint & cozy restaurant. Reservations are recommended. We thoroughly enjoyed our meals, and the desserts were sooo good. Nostalgic atmosphere, with century old school items on the walls. The menu covered quite a range of tastes. We had Ratatouille and Fish...More

1  Thank MikeDeJager
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We went for dinner. We had a reservation and were seated right away. The restaurant was really busy. The service was good and the food was very good. Would definitely return again.

1  Thank thelodge2017
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I'm a frequent patron and have had family work at the Schoolhouse Restaurant. The food is always served hot and delicious. Have been disappointed a few times by the service however.During our last visit we entered the restaurant which was busy, we stood for 5...More

1  Thank Liz M
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This is our 4th and last visit We love the food and always tell people at the hotel we stay at how great the food is we had great service on our first visit the last two times terrible service so this time we thought...More

1  Thank Debbie M
Reviewed 25 July 2017

We eat here most of the time we are in Grand Bend. Food and service are always good. Always good to make reservations or eat late to avoid crowds.

Thank 55Traveller55714
Reviewed 23 July 2017

I was there a couple of weeks ago. The fresh fish and chips was good. My only criticism is that the restaurant is very noisy.

1  Thank shar0nsaunders
Reviewed 22 July 2017

We were dying for a good home cooked meal and we found it here. Amazing food and great daily specials. I had the meatloaf and my wife had stuffed trout. All the food was fresh and hot. Delicious and great service.

1  Thank GIFI_12
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11 August 2016|
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Response from Bruce E | Reviewed this property |
Have no fear, kids are very welcome at Schoolhouse. The chef is sympathetic to younger and much older crowds as well as evidenced by his offering smaller versions of his most popular dishes. Smaller versions of his... More
19 June 2016|
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Response from Bruce E | Reviewed this property |
You must have a reservation for Pre Show Dining, phone way early. Yes they have a small wine list. They also serve beer and mixed drinks. Prices are not high especially for the quality of fresh and hand crafted food... More
19 June 2016|
Response from Savannah A | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do have a selection of wines and other alcohol.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 81-Crescent St, Grand Bend, Lambton Shores, Ontario N0M 1T0, Canada (Formerly School House Restaurant)
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Lambton Shores  >  Grand Bend
  • Phone Number: +1 519-238-5515
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