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Just for the Halibut

17 King St. East | next to the Beer Store Bobcaygeon, Bobcaygeon, Kawartha Lakes, Ontario K0M 1A0, Canada
+1 705-738-4545
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“halibut” (115 reviews)
“fries” (29 reviews)
“fish n chips” (3 reviews)
Steakhouse, Seafood, Canadian, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
17 King St. East | next to the Beer Store Bobcaygeon, Bobcaygeon, Kawartha Lakes, Ontario K0M 1A0, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago

While staying in Bobcaygeon for a boys golfing weekend, we heard good things about "Just for the Halibut" so we thought that we would try it for lunch. All I can say is that we are all very glad we did. The food was terrific...More

Thank Darrin G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant has been going for many years. Always the same excellent experience I had years ago. The fish is absolutely delightful! My Mom had a burger that looked amazing too.

1  Thank Sandy L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ordered the Seafood Platter and was particularly impressed by the batterred scallops which were crispy on the outside but moist and flavorful on the inside. Of course this meal was more than a burger or fries would be down the street but the food...More

1  Thank Mark G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to celebrate my Dad's 70th birthday - 8 of us in total. We all got the halibut and chips and all very much enjoyed our meals. Service was super friendly and helpful. Great craft beer selection. Fun spot.

1  Thank KLH21
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would definitely recommend this as one of the better restaurants in the area. The coconut cream pie was delicious and the crab cakes. I would stay away from the shrimp popcorn and salad was not all that fresh. Garlic Bread with cheese is the...More

Thank AndrewM6518
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I are vacationing at a cottage in Cameron and have taken in the local shops in and around Bobcaygeon, Fenelon Falls and Kinmount. We happened to be doing a little shopping and decided we wanted something to eat. Walking along the street...More

1  Thank Debra C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The food was the best fish and chips I have eaten in a long time. We were a group of 8 people and also enjoyed a round table which made our experience even more special. The waitress was excellent very engaging and efficient. I will...More

1  Thank chmendes
Reviewed 20 August 2018

We went for Lunch on a Saturday and the place was packed with more people coming in. The food was excellent, the service was fantastic and the prices were good! A must try when in the Bobcaygeon area.

1  Thank EvaLeisti
Reviewed 19 August 2018

First time dining experience for me at this restaurant. This place came highly recommended and I wasn't disappointed. The service was excellent despite it being very busy, and the food was great! Would highly recommend!

1  Thank Darlene R
Reviewed 8 August 2018

We were here on Friday, August 3 and enjoyed our dinner of Halibut with Chips and a side of coleslaw. The fish was cooked perfectly, with the right amount of battered coating. My husband also enjoyed a flight of 4 craft beers so he could...More

1  Thank WeLoVeNoVaScOtIa3
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Questions & Answers
Leanne M
31 July 2018|
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Response from Petersays | Reviewed this property |
No, the batter is not gluten free. They will prepare fish batter free. The burgers, the rolls, and the fries are gluten free.
Sylvia N
15 November 2017|
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Response from Fred W | Reviewed this property |
Just for the Halibut remain open all season but cut back their days open. Winter Hours are 11-8 Wednesday thru Sunday. Hope this helps
5 July 2017|
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Response from Wendy H | Reviewed this property |
Verify with Matt the owner but I do believe they have grilled salmon, steak and grilled chicken breasts
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 King St. East | next to the Beer Store Bobcaygeon, Bobcaygeon, Kawartha Lakes, Ontario K0M 1A0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Kawartha Lakes  >  Bobcaygeon
  • Phone Number: +1 705-738-4545
  • E-mail
The Original Just for the Halibut has been part of the Bobcaygeon Heritage for decades. Offering our world famous Halibut and Chips, in-house ground burgers, Certified Angus steaks, beers from around the province and worldwide as well as wines to complement any dish. Don't forget dessert! We have dishes for everyone in the family and a kids menu too.open Wednesday to Sunday please note menu on this web site is not our correct menu ALSO FOR THE SUMMER WE HAVE OUR 49 PARK ST. SNACK BAR . LOCATED RIGHT ON THE WATER, AT THE BOBCAYGEON BEACH PARK.
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