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The Mill Cafe

) #3 of 12 Restaurants in Thornbury $$ - $$$ , , International
12 Bridge St, Thornbury, Blue Mountains, Ontario N0H 2P0, Canada
+1 519-599-7866
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“salad” (16 reviews)
“burger” (16 reviews)
“mussels” (14 reviews)
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Canadian, Bar, International, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12 Bridge St, Thornbury, Blue Mountains, Ontario N0H 2P0, Canada
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Reviewed 7 October 2016

On a sunny day it is great to sit outside by the water. A nice menu I have been there three times and thoroughly enjoyed it. Nice menu, service is great.

2  Thank fouronlytoo
Reviewed 26 September 2016

This visit was a family event and for the most part the food was just fine. In fact, all my family members enjoyed a variety of main courses, including Brisket, Veal Chop, Schnitzel and Shrimp. The only disappointing dish happened to be mine. it was...More

3  Thank Chukrok
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Lovely old building with intimate dining area with low lighting (dinner time). Also an outside patio or seating area. Food was excellent and well presented. Staff was helpful and attentive.

2  Thank Marylyn L
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We ate lunch here, last week, on our way from Blue Mountain to Tobermory after finding out that this place is owned & operated by Andrew Barber and his wife. They also own Andrew's Roots in Meaford where we ate the day before. It was...More

3  Thank tdavetran
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We ate dinner at the Mill Cafe and it was excellent. Every dish we had was great and the creme brule was amazing! They use a char grill I think with coals or maybe wood, I don't know but the meats and shrimp had a...More

2  Thank GourmetFoodie3333
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We finally stopped in at the Mill Cafe after years of driving by and boy are we glad we did. Megan our server was very pleasant and took good care of us. The appetizer size Arancini was delicious! Brisket sandwich and fish and chips were...More

2  Thank Don_Kovacs
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We sat on the patio on the river side. Beautiful night. Our waitress was knowledgeable about the specials and gave us lots of time to decide. Sunday Caesars were done well. Awesome salad. We loved that the candied nuts were chopped finely and that it...More

2  Thank DawnZiv
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

This place never disappoints. It has a lovely patio, attentive staff and excellent food. We biked from Collingwood to Thornbury with our kids one afternoon and stopped for lunch. The chicken Caesar wrap was outstanding according to my 12-year-old. The brisket sandwich which I had...More

2  Thank Jmih
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

This resturant is a favourite stop each summer. They have several areas to eat. Front patio, inside and back terrace by the dam. The day we were there a pair of swans kept us entertained. They make a very good spicy Caesar drink and have...More

1  Thank Lambie06
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Great meal, two nights this week, great mussels, salads, bouillabaisse and salmon, wonderful service from Sawyer. We sat on both terraces and loved it. We ate at several other restaurants, this was our favourite.

2  Thank kfalcon
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Hi Do you have any gluten free Veggie dishes? Thanks Lisa
22 April 2016|
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Response from debbie p | Reviewed this property |
You can check their menu on line.They do have large salads of course, and I remember some symbols beside some dishes indicting vegetarian but could not say off hand if those were also gluten free.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 23
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Bridge St, Thornbury, Blue Mountains, Ontario N0H 2P0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Grey County  >  Blue Mountains  >  Thornbury
  • Phone Number: +1 519-599-7866
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A Thornbury landmark restaurant located on the edge of the Beaver river/Mill pond dam. Enjoy amazing views and delicious food on the patio or apres ski by the cozy fireplace. Open for lunch and dinner
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