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Painters Hall Bistro


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Steakhouse, Canadian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings

Location and contact

Classy, intimate bistro offering progressive Canadian cuisine. The perfect spot after work, for a romantic evening or an important business meeting. The "Hall" also shines as the place to enjoy your most special occasions. Call us today and let us customize your celebration.​ If it's worth celebrating, it's worth celebrating at the "Hall".
US$7 - US$30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Steakhouse, Canadian, Contemporary
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great place to get away from things and enjoy quality time with friends, staff and food were awesome

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Nilly P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great main dining area, great food and service! One of Barrie's best for sure but make a reservation

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank barrietranspant
Reviewed 15 February 2019 via mobile

Nice ambiance, excellent food and great service. Coming back soon. Would most definitely recommend. Great time.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Oscar C
Reviewed 29 January 2019 via mobile

......our first night out together -in months- and it couldn’t have been better. The food was Incredible. I don’t remember the last time I received food at a high end restaurant that came out steaming hot and delicious. The pork belly appetizer and braised beef...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Lindsay R
Reviewed 16 January 2019

So we reviewed Painters Hall Bistro in 2015. Was not a good meal then. We returned on Dec 23rd one of the only nice restaurants open on a Sunday. and we had a AMAZING meal. We started off with the Red Thai Curry Mussels. So...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Teqnik10 D
Reviewed 15 January 2019 via mobile

We don’t live in Barrie. I found this place online. What a cute quaint spot. It’s not big so tables are close but that didn’t bother us. Our server was very friendly and attentive. The food was fantastic. I had a pasta special, excellent. The...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Lazydays20
Reviewed 12 January 2019

We have been here quite a few times, and they have never disappointed! The food here is amazing, and the staff are excellent! A wonderful “hidden gem” in Barrie that I will continue to visit. Ben and Shawn, and the rest of the gang are...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jasmine H
Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

Have visited a few times so this review is a little late. Servers are very professional, very accomodating. The pork belly and scallop appetizer was the perfect tickle to my taste buds for what was ahead. The signature braised beef is just beautiful. Finished with...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank loumfd
Reviewed 9 November 2018

A beautiful evening. Food and service were superb - friendly 'hygge' atmosphere with fair prices. Inventive, non-traditional menu that seems also comforting and familiar. Outstanding.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Denmark38
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Painters Hall Bistro as been hiding from me for years. Can I say this restaurant as some of the best food and drinks that I have ever tasted and service is outstanding... Hands down some of the most favoured dishes that I ever had and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Alessa W
7 November 2017|
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Response from Shane B | Property representative |
The dress code isn't something we are regularly asked about. Most customers dress casual to business casual. Very few baseball caps, track pants etc. Is there anything you are particularly concerned about?
12 February 2017|
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Response from Shane B | Property representative |
We do offer BYOB corkage at $20.00 per bottle. We also discount and even waive corkage periodically, follow us on Facebook to find out more.
5 August 2016|
Response from Shane B | Property representative |
We cook them overnight, 16 hrs. Glad you enjoy them!
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