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Cottage Cravings Cafe & Gift Shop

₱₱ - ₱₱₱, Soups, Cafe
169-3181 Muskoka Road, Bala, Muskoka Lakes, Ontario P0C 1A0, Canada
+1 705-762-4444
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good9%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch” (7 reviews)
“soups” (7 reviews)
“tarts” (4 reviews)
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Canadian, Soups, Cafe
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
169-3181 Muskoka Road, Bala, Muskoka Lakes, Ontario P0C 1A0, Canada
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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Fabulous place to stop for food, and maybe a little shopping. Stopped here for lunch while having a drive round the area. Food was fantastic and very tasty, grilled cheese sandwich was amazing and the brownies are to die for! Very friendly staff and very...More

Thank Bunnie1383
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I happened to be driving through Bala Ontario and we saw what looked like a quaint little cafe called Cottage Cravings. What a gem of a place we found! I had the cabbage roll soup and a panini salami on garlic Rye....More

Thank jazzycarolanne
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Great store just outside of town. Great gift section but also a sandwich counter and look in the freezer for their soups. Delicious

Thank Minkster56
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Saw the sign for blueberry pies. Was not disappointed. Good size pie filled with wild blueberries not the large cultured ones. Seemed expensive but if you price wild blueberries you'll see its very reasonable

Thank fe-guy
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Great little spot with great service and great food. They make several dishes that you can buy frozen and they have about 30 different types of excellent hot chocolate. Lovely little boutique attached to the cafe with great products. Highly recommended.

Thank felixjb123
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Supberb sandwiches, try the roast beef on kaiser and the sweet potato soup with bacon, maple syrup & home made croutons. The best soup in Muskoka. Henney knows her way around flavor. Too bad the resorts can't measure up. Thanks for a great lunch and...More

Thank Foodieslikeus
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Love their soup and sandwiches. They are amazing They offer a cream soup and a broth soup daily Staff very friendly

Thank lucyJ7516EA
Reviewed 29 October 2016

First time was a lunch stop. The parking lot was busy, so this was a good sign. Not a lot open in the area off season - but they were! so glad! Sandwiches - paninis and soup and delicious butter tarts or sweets as well....More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

It is always busy here and you can call and order pastries. The boutique is nice and offers a lot of different gift items and cottage decor. The issue is... it smells terrible. I wish I knew what the smell was. We have stopped by...More

Thank Lisetteki
Reviewed 28 September 2016

I had ice cream and had a great time looking about at all the cottage style gifts. Great place to stop before you visit your friends cottage for a little thank you gift!

Thank vivalala
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$9
Canadian, Soups, Cafe
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 AM
10:00 AM - 6:00 AM
10:00 AM - 6:00 AM
10:00 AM - 6:00 AM
10:00 AM - 6:00 AM
10:00 AM - 6:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 169-3181 Muskoka Road, Bala, Muskoka Lakes, Ontario P0C 1A0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Muskoka District  >  Muskoka Lakes  >  Bala
  • Phone Number: +1 705-762-4444
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Award winning Cafe & Gift Shop. Soups, sandwiches, coffee, tea and Muskoka's largest hot chocolate bar. Ice cream, frozen yogurt and milkshakes. Ready made meals. Gift shop with gourmet foods and items for home and cottage.
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