We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Marydale's Family Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹
American, Diner, Canadian
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
76 Main Street, Lion's Head, Ontario N0H 1W0, Canada
+1 519-793-4224
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow

91 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 90: English reviews
Oakville, Canada
Level Contributor
52 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

What did I mean regarding dependable? Well the menus does not change much from year to year. The coffee is always on and fairly good. The burgers are great. Deserts are good. Breakfast is fast and good year in and year out. The prices are very reasonable. No surprises it's dependable (a good thing). Well situated in the heart of... More 

Thank Robert P
Wiarton, Canada
Level Contributor
54 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

This is a great local diner and a favourite of most of the town. This is where the community gathers and it shows. Hometown food, daily specials, homemade pies, and great value.

Thank Chad H
Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I couldn't eat anything in this restaurant. The quality was quite appalling. We had a tasteless hamburger and frozen french fries - this choice because I knew that the other items would be suspect. However, this was not edible. Nothing more to day.

Thank vivatastings
Kitchener, Canada
Level Contributor
31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Traveling the Bruce Peninsula we stopped in Lion's Head. There were two visible restaurants. We chose this one to have lunch. Standard small town restaurant with standard fare. We ordered the hamburger. It appeared to be home made and was tasty. The service was fine and the restaurant was reasonably busy.

Thank Sherkstondan
Toronto, Ontario
Level Contributor
8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

The lady who ran the restaurant (I think she was the owner) was considerate enough to give my husband a free meal because he said his grilled chicken sandwich wasn't grilled enough. Atmosphere is nice and cozy. Good food but not too many healthy options to explore.

Thank Sweeny D
Tamsweg, Austria
Level Contributor
43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We had breakfast at Marydale's during our Canada roadtrip and it was fantastic! We had the best French toast ever! And the Sandwiches are sooo yummi! Goo there, it's delicious!

Thank LisaU1991
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Small family diner in Lion's Head. Have been several times over the summer of 2016. Service was quick and friendly. Food was good and plenty of it. Coffee refills were offered several time (important to me) Will be back.

2 Thank JudyZap
Ottawa, Canada
Level Contributor
55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Mary dale's is a restaurant known for its yesteryear charm, and the best value for your loonie. The food is always plentiful, hot and delicious.

Thank Glenn S
Level Contributor
31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Our summer cottage in the Bruce Peninsula is maybe fifteen minutes south of Lion's Head up a delightfully leafy stretch of Bruce County 9, so as often as not when we don't feel like cooking supper we head up to Marydale's. She is a local institution. Make no mistake, fine dining this ain't, but this is where us locals come... More 

Thank Chris M
Geraldton, Canada
Level Contributor
65 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Small town diner with frozen everything slow service not cause they were busy just slow. Try if you must the food is edible just not very good.

Thank tucker618

Travellers who viewed Marydale's Family Restaurant also viewed

Lion's Head, Bruce Peninsula
Lion's Head, Bruce Peninsula
Lion's Head, Bruce Peninsula
Stokes Bay, Bruce County

Been to Marydale's Family Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 14
American, Diner, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 76 Main Street, Lion's Head, Ontario N0H 1W0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Bruce County  >  Bruce Peninsula  >  Lion's Head
  • Phone Number: +1 519-793-4224

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Marydale's Family Restaurant and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Marydale's Family Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?