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Harbourlite Restaurant

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110 Elgin St, Port Elgin, Ontario N0H 2C0, Canada
+1 519-832-6262
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Port Elgin, Ontario
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38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Oh! Did I say what a Dump! Such an I sore on such a beautiful beach and harbour area! It would be very nice to have a comfortable water front restaurant to watch the sunset with family or friends!

Thank TravellerThirteen
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

No trip would be complete without a visit to the Harbourlite for a cone! Great selection, good prices.....cool beach atmosphere! Get a cone, and walk along the harbour- what more could you ask for! Staff friendly and location perfect! It's like a "step back in time" with that old 60's diner decor...just what you look for in a trip to... More 

Thank Jan W
Cambridge, Canada
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

had lunch here.....not impressed....had the burgers.... wouldn't be rushing back.... was asked what we wanted on our burgers - but then had to turn around and put the ketchup mustard and relish on them ourselves....don't know why they bothered asking.

Thank doo2u
Guelph, Canada
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155 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Yes it is old. But it is clean. Service was friendly , maybe a little slow. The kady behind the counter was an older woman that reminded me of my grandmother. Nice view of the harbour. Burger and fries were good. It is not meant to be fine dining.

Thank Steve B
Cambridge, Canada
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145 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

This is a typical beach restaurant. Great view for eating. Hamburger and hot dog place. Good selection of ice cream. They have one of the best hot dogs around and you should try it for a lunch.

Thank Habsfan51
Tillsonburg, Canada
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151 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016

This place is right ar the harbour. We really like their fries. Staff is very friendly.They have a good breakfast.

2 Thank Tworeaders
Port Elgin, Canada
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27 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

My partner and I go frequently to the Harbourlite. We generally get the same things depending if its lunch or breakfast. I especially like the toasted westerns and the chili. Their hamburgers and french fries are great as the hamburger is locally grown and grass fed.Its not fancy but it fits in down by the beach and marina. It can... More 

1 Thank Andy B
Toronto, Canada
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

My aunt and I stopped for a bite to eat at this restaurant today. After reading over the menu we decide on a grilled cheese sandwich and a toasted western. We sat outside watching the people and boats go by waiting for our meal. The service was very good and staff were very friendly and helpful. The food was very... More 

1 Thank greathenry
1 review
Reviewed 9 May 2016

This little gem has been a great place to sit and ponder life, while eating a great home cooked meal! We have waited out the rain, helped catch the patio umbrellas and had great chats with the staff! A well worth visit!

Thank Beverley J
Port Elgin, Canada
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 March 2016

They have great breakfast and ice cream . Great summer place to eat . You can site outside by the harbour and watch the sun rise or sun set.

Thank Denis B

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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 Elgin St, Port Elgin, Ontario N0H 2C0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Bruce County  >  Port Elgin
  • Phone Number: +1 519-832-6262

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