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School House Restaurant

) #2 of 2 Restaurants in Providence Bay ₹₹₹₹
46 McNevin Street, Providence Bay, Ontario P0P 1T0, Canada
+1 705-377-4055
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“steak” (9 reviews)
“crab cakes” (4 reviews)
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46 McNevin Street, Providence Bay, Ontario P0P 1T0, Canada
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Reviews (71)
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1 - 10 of 71 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Considering Providence Bay is tiny and very seasonal the School House does well to stay open far less provide the class of service and food it offers. Staff were friendly, food was delicious and prices reasonable for the quality provided.

Thank Glyn W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a memorable dinner here in July 2016 and it was without question our best dining experience on Manitoulin Island. The restaurant's historical setting and decor provided a romantic vibe that was perfect for the birthday that we were celebrating. The food was excellent...More

Thank Canadianstraveling
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great restaurant with a short menu but great food. There should be something for every taste in fine dining. Service was warm, friendly and competent. We highly recommend this charming restaurant.

Thank Dennis D
Reviewed 11 September 2016

What a wonderful restaurant, and certainly one of Manitoulin Island's hidden jewels. My husband and I had a fabulous dinner, the food was excellent as was the service and the atmosphere . We highly recommend. B. Calback

1  Thank Barbara K
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Totally unexpected and unique, the decor is amazing, service excellent, it was the nicest restuarnt we visited in manitoulin. We were lucky enough to get a same day reso for the sunday night "oyster night", this was a 5 course meal including fresh bread, soup,...More

1  Thank Jennifer J
Reviewed 17 August 2016

We arrived on Manitoulin Island for the first time after an interesting Ferry ride. I found School House restaurant on tripadvisor and let the GPS do the rest. The restaurant was full, but the staff was very helpful. They asked if we would mind being...More

Thank Lynne R
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

I have been here multiple times now and the food is always amazing ! The service is also great! It had been a months since going as we usually come here for special occasions and the waiter remembered what drinks we liked and how we...More

Thank Pandalynn16
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We have arrived at the restaurant after 22:00 and eventhough the restaurant was already closed, the owner opened the kitchen especially for us realizing we wouldn't find any other place open. We had a 3 course meal which was outstanding by all standards. The staff...More

Thank Jonathan W
Reviewed 10 August 2016

I had the whitefish that was served with a white wine sauce that was really good and would recommend. It was very interesting to see photos on the walls about the history of the schoolhouse.

Thank snoozer22229
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed an excellent dinner at the School House restaurant in Providence Bay, Manitoulin Island. Both the lamb and trout entrees were delicious. Dessert was also perfect (lemon tart & bread pudding). Excellent quality food served in an unpretentious style.

Thank Lina J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46 McNevin Street, Providence Bay, Ontario P0P 1T0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Northeastern Ontario  >  Manitoulin Island  >  Providence Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 705-377-4055
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