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Dougalls on the Bay

$$ - $$$
Bar, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly
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75 Harbour St | Ontario, Brighton, Ontario K0K 1H0, Canada
+1 613-475-4142
12:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 21:00
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped by on our way home from a long drive, since we had been there a few months back. The new owner has done a great job of redecorating the dinning area. The location is perfect, located right on the waterfront! In the summer a beautiful place to dine. The waiter, waitress, and owner were super friendly. I had the... More 

Thank Sue K
Toronto, Canada
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What a difference! Nice decor and a patio right on the water. Great service and food. Good selection on the menu. You can even tie your boat up at the docks.

Thank Baxharv2
Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to eat! The food is always fantastic and the service​ is wonderful. I have been here for lunch and dinner and have never been disappointed. It has new owners and they have spruced up the dining room and it is very nice.

Thank Biggsy34
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Large menu, great for all ages (3 years old to 72 in our party). New restaurant name= The Whistling Duck. Burgers are hormone/antibiotic free, halibut and ravioli are yummy as well as the Caesar salad. Need a reservation on weekends and holidays as they were turning people away tonight (Mother's Day is tomorrow), we had a reservation made last week.... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Durham, Canada
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88 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The new owner has done an amazing job at freshening the restaurant up. She is very friendly and welcoming and encourages any suggestions from customers. Everyone's food was amazing and great portions. I definitely recommend the mushroom chicken. The servers are awesome and very attentive. I am very excited for patio season! This place is absolutely worth a visit.

Thank itsmeinhere
Ottawa, Canada
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164 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a first time experience. As a group of 12, we all found the service, food and atmosphere very good. With a variety of fish choices, everyone had a chance to try something new. Staff were friendly and professional. Prices and portion sizes were reasonable. Restaurant had just recently changed hands and it's name to Whistling Duck.

Thank excobra_driver
Brighton, Ontario, Canada
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54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Attended for lunch with a group of 30+ - considering the large number, the service and food were excellent - everyone enjoyed their meal and it was all served hot.

Thank Doug C
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went for dinner to Dougalls on the Bay last week and enjoyed it. The menu had changed with the new owner and was great. I had the Shrimp stir fry and my husband had the wings and ribs. Both were wonderful. It was very busy and the waitress work hard to give excellent service. The name had changed on... More 

Thank Glenysg
Belleville, Canada
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was a little anxious and disappointed to hear the previous owners were selling the nicest spot on the North East side of the lake for fine dining (My favorite place). To my delight I must say that the new owners have polished a gem. They've added more charm to this fantastic establishment and more televisions for sports fans. I... More 

1 Thank deshaneable
Picton, Canada
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209 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for lunch on a Saturday in April. The restaurant was very busy. I would say the clientele was mostly 50s/60s. I would recommend this place for the view alone, looking over a lovely bay. The patio would be awesome in finer weather. It's only 4 minutes from the main street by car. The menu (at least for lunch)... More 

1 Thank Ian M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 Harbour St | Ontario, Brighton, Ontario K0K 1H0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +1 613-475-4142
Casual, waterfront dining overlooking Presqu'ile Bay. Serving Angus Beef, Seafood, fresh made burgers, unique sandwiches, pasta, house-made soups and chowder. Locally sourced food, wine and beer. Children's menu available.

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