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Gus's Family Restaurant

American, Canadian, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
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166 Main St, Picton, Ontario K0K 2T0, Canada
+1 613-476-6900
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Caroline,Ab., Canada
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2015

Gus's restaurant has the very best pancakes in Picton and my grandson ordered ham with his and got a huge, delicious piece. The service is always super quick and the servers are very friendly. Actually all the food they serve is very good - the coconut cream pie is the best ever! I make a point of going there to... More 

Thank Liz C
Kitchener, Canada
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64 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2015

We had an excellent meal at Gus's Family Restaurant when we visited Picton. We discovered it the last evening we were there or we would have eaten there more often.

Thank tortoise47
Lucan, Ontario, Canada
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

Don't waste your time going. Service is good but everything else is less than desirable. Food is not very good. Food is acceptable but certainly not fabulous. Would not go again.

Thank DaveWhite2013
Sydney, Australia
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55 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2015

Ok, I have a thing for diners like this,,, and no surprises it was great food, the waitress was your typical no fuss don't muck me around lady which I appreciate. The food arrived quickly and lots of it. I enjoyed it that much I had breakfast there every morning I was in Picton.

Thank TimboAU1
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

My husband really wanted to try Gus's Family Restaurant. He is always looking for the next great burger and thought this may be the place...boy was he wrong! When we entered the restaurant it looked tired and in need of a good scrubbing but I kept an open mind. My husband sat down and I went to use the restroom.... More 

2 Thank Pebbles1974
Picton, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

I normally consider myself an understanding person and don't like to complain publicly about something but tonight I am making an exception. I am thoroughly disgusted by this local restaurant. Went for dinner with my husband, daughter and a friend. Server was great, funny and friendly. However my meal was another thing. I ordered the Club House and with it... More 

1 Thank Kingschild63
Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2015

Called whilst on a trip to the nearby cheese factory. Typical diner but prompt and friendly service with good serving portions. It is what it is - and is good at it.

Thank MikeA48
Ottawa, Canada
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141 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2015

Dropped in for breakfast. Simple menu not a lot of variety. Staff looked like part family, part friends that have been there for a long time. Definitely have regulars that come in for their daily regular. I ordered two eggs scrambled with home-fries and my husband had the omelette. We got through our meal - but it was more of... More 

Thank DineWithDi
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62 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

Reasonable priced diner. Service was prompt & friendly. It's obviously quite popular as the placed was filled up much during dinner on Sunday night. Food was decent. I would say it's value for money if you are up and about town with family.

Thank Colin Y
Hay-on-Wye, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2015

Gus's Looks and feels the part but wasn't very friendly and dinner was substandard. Maybe we caught them on an off night.

Thank Sarah M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Canadian, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 166 Main St, Picton, Ontario K0K 2T0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Prince Edward County  >  Picton
  • Phone Number: +1 613-476-6900

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?