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Water's Edge Restaurant

50 Canal St, Bobcaygeon, Kawartha Lakes, Ontario, Canada
+1 705-738-1802
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“lamb shank” (6 reviews)
“escargot” (3 reviews)
“salad” (6 reviews)
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Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
50 Canal St, Bobcaygeon, Kawartha Lakes, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a hidden gem in Bobcaygeon. It is off the beat path but well worth finding it. We stopped for dinner after some summer theatre. It was a rainy do so eating out on the patio right by the water's edge wasn't going to...More

Thank Stephen S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went to this restaurant for both lunch and dinner on the same day during a recent trip. The servers are helpful and accommodating. The food is great. The view is what makes this place amazing, you definitely want to sit on the patio and...More

Thank Amanda B
Reviewed 2 days ago

I should have known when we were seated that we were in trouble. The waitress pointed to our table and said "there it is". We waited 20 minutes without being approached by a waitress. Finally my husband asked a passing waitress if we could order...More

Thank Cheryl B
Reviewed 3 days ago

nice view good food and good service , wine selection is restricted but good . would recommend with friends

Thank Pierre C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us had dinner at Water's Edge Restaurant and we all enjoyed our meals immensely. The dinner special was fresh Pickerel. It was cooked to perfection. Some had appetizers and dessert as well. No complaints from anyone. Staff is friendly and very attentive. The...More

Thank Lori B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I must eat gluten free for medical reasons - I am used to choosing from only one or two possibilities on any menu, but at Water's Edge at least 75% of menu options were or could be made gluten free! They were also very knowledgeable...More

Thank peterskjp
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful location right beside the water. Terrific food and service. We are able to take our boat and dock it right beside the restaurant.

Thank lakehousebabs
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I went to the Water's Edge restaurant for dinner. The food was AMAZING! I had the pickerel which came with a very nice rice pilaf. My husband enjoyed the lamb shank. The waitress was very pleasant. The owner had the baby ducklings...More

Thank Avian_Woods
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful spot with good sized boat docking space. Super friendly staff especially the lady who owns the place. Great energy and good food. Service was timely and the attention to detail was good. We all enjoyed a lovely lunch on the patio overlooking water. Will...More

Thank Bonitabeach33
Reviewed 1 week ago

very prompt service, food good,located at Lock 32 on the Trent Canal , the scenery of boats and wildlife is spectacular. The location is easy to accss, the facilities are super clean.

Thank shirley g
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norman c
18 May 2016|
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Response from shirleymcmurray490 | Reviewed this property |
Good morning Norman When I was at the Waters Edge the only plate I had that came through cold was a salad. Not sure what the issue is with your wine glass. Did you ask them when you were there? I did not have wine... More
Amanda C
15 August 2015|
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Response from xrmeguy | Reviewed this property |
As most people have outlined...service dogs are permitted, but pets should remain out of the dining area. It is a casual atmosphere, but still is a Canadian retaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 32
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:45 - 20:00
11:45 - 20:00
11:45 - 20:00
11:45 - 20:00
11:45 - 20:00
11:45 - 20:00
11:45 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Canal St, Bobcaygeon, Kawartha Lakes, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Kawartha Lakes  >  Bobcaygeon
  • Phone Number: +1 705-738-1802
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*CLOSED FOR THE SEASON* Water's Edge Restaurant, Finest Casual Dining - water front dining and covered patio over looking canal at Bobcaygeon locks - call to reserve your table and docking (if coming by boat)
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