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The Crazy Fox Bistro

135 Bayfield St, Barrie, Ontario L4M 3B3, Canada
+1 705-737-5000
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good17%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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135 Bayfield St, Barrie, Ontario L4M 3B3, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Salmon Steak, pecan chicken with goat cheese, fresh leek linguine appetizer, cajun butterfly chicken wings, chocolate raspberry truffle. Dinner and Service was excellent .highly recommend a visit. Best in Barrie.

Thank Mark Donna R
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

We visited here as 3 couples It was the first visit in years for any of us. The restaurant was not busy and we were seated upstairs. Service was courteous and prompt. Satisfactory wine list was market priced. Appetizers were very good (“bang”shrimp and duck...More

1  Thank moncoer
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Quality and ambiance. We had another amazing evening at the Crazy Fox bistro. David, all of the servers and of course the kitchen team do an exceptional job creating a comfortable atmosphere. Our dining experience began with the seared tuna which melted in our mouths....More

Thank Aprilmaedawn
Reviewed 23 February 2018

We decided to go out without a reservation during barrielicious festival What a shock when they fit us right in after a quick drink at the bar first The lady greeting us was delightful and very welcoming The bartender was efficient and super friendly We...More

Thank sylviaCanada
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

I really love the menu though a bit over priced for our liking. Servers are often snobby and treat us like we're not posh enough or something, beers are almost warm. It wouldn't be worth going if the food wasn't so delicious. But we do...More

Thank dit_tranchemontagne
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

My husband and I booked a dinner during the popular Barrielicious festival at the Crazy Fox Bistro. The 3 course prix-fixe menu posted in advance was an appealing combination. We arrived at a busy restaurant - our table was fairly small and lacked cutlery (though...More

Thank SMO2015
Reviewed 3 February 2018

Visited this warm and friendly restaurant twice last month and was surprised by its naturally decorated rooms looking onto a birch tree and oversized front windows. The large planted urns at the front door, along with the owner and staff greeted me with their warm...More

Thank wjm2018
Reviewed 3 February 2018

I took my wife for her birthday luncheon in Barrie, after researching steak houses that were open for lunch. The atmosphere was very nice with attentive service. The server warned us about the serving plates being hot, which improved the meal. The latte cup was...More

Thank Cannuk2014
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

Very nice place. Great ambiance. Food was very tasty and reasonable. Went during Barrielicious. Service was excellent. Will be returning :)

Thank SJH24
Reviewed 2 February 2018

1st time there during Barrielicious. The Restaurant: Place was busy, but plenty of friendly staff on hand to keep things moving. The dated decor is the first thing that gets your attention. We were seated on the second floor which was too warm, which is...More

Thank Tracey J
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Paulette W
11 August 2016|
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Response from Lawna U | Property representative |
We do have a wheelchair ramp and a few tables we assign that are wheelchair accessible. However, our washrooms are several flights of stairs down into the office building which we are a part of.
22 July 2016|
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Response from Maria C | Reviewed this property |
is there a question here? They do participate in Barrielicious every year.
22 July 2016|
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Response from albinob2016 | Reviewed this property |
I Never have the Barrielicious menu at any restaurant, if I go out would prefer to order off of regular menu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 Bayfield St, Barrie, Ontario L4M 3B3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Barrie
  • Phone Number: +1 705-737-5000
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The Crazy Fox Bistro brings together the best of classic and contemporary cuisine. This popular Barrie restaurant has been providing fine dining in a casual atmosphere since 1986. Award-winning chef and owner Coos Uylenbroek creates unique dishes that tantalize the senses using only the freshest ingredients available. The Crazy Fox Bistro's staff offer superior, personalized service to its many satisfied customers. It's the perfect place in Barrie to stop by after work to try a scrumptious appetizer in the cozy bar area or savour superb cuisine in the multi-level dining room for the full fine dining experience.
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