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Lantern Restaurant & Grill

2281 McCrackens Landing Rd | Unit #2, Lakefield, Selwyn Township, Ontario K0L 2H0, Canada
+1 705-652-3666
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (2 reviews)
“truffle fries” (3 reviews)
“crab cakes” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly
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2281 McCrackens Landing Rd | Unit #2, Lakefield, Selwyn Township, Ontario K0L 2H0, Canada
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Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

We have been several times and we’ve never been disappointed! Outstanding food and well presented. The bread comes from their own on site bakery. Their lease was not renewed and they have now officially closed not just for the winter as was customary. We are...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Elsbeth T
Reviewed 2 September 2018

We rented a cottage on the Kawartha Lakes area and were looking for a family-friendly spot for lunch that would allow us to take our dog. Despite arriving right at the end of lunch service (literally @2:55 when the service ended at 3:00 pm), the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank TrailBlazer792808
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Enjoyed my visit to the Lantern recently, The view is gorgeous, especially from the outdoor patio. Fortunately on our visit we were able to get seated outside. Food and drink were good, fish special on Friday, piled high with fries. One hiccup when our server...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank PKS6636
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

We ate here a couple of times last year so when we made plans to return to Stoney Lake this summer, we eagerly made a lunch reservation. When we arrived, we were told that we were not able to sit at the table with the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank MarinaM113
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

After a few hours on our boat, and after being turned away from the nearly empty Boathouse Restaurant at Viamede, we googled the nearest licensed restaurant and found the Lantern. The decor, beer, food and staff were great! Our waitress was very friendly. We each...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Sherry R
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

The menu says they are a no tip restaurant....they shouldn't have wasted the ink!!!! As expected, the food is medeocor but you can tell the staff think that by serving it on a plank (so original) you are supposed to look beyond the poor preparation...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank Tour565187
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

A great place for dinner and or lunch. The view is spectacular of the islands of Stony lake with a western exposure. The food is all fresh and well prepared. They have a excellent wine selection and many draft beers on tap. All in all...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Fraser H
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

What is happening here with your customer service? I spent many years in this industry and I would never first of all turn anyone away when there are plenty of open tables because I didn't feel like moving that fast. My group of four pretty...More

Date of visit: September 2017
5  Thank candyok
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We took our boat over to have lunch at the Lantern Grill and mentioned that our son has an allergy to Nuts. The waitress was very helpful is trying to assist us with our needs. After some conversion is was decided that it wasn't safe...More

Date of visit: September 2017
8  Thank Todd N
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

We attended the Lantern last night for a very special tasting and beverage paring menu for a birthday party. It was outstanding ! The 5 course menu was a gastronomic delight and the drink parings that accompanied each course were amazing ❣️ We were absolutely...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Barb R
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Annette B
2 June 2018|
Response from Geoff K | Property representative |
Hello Annette, If you are referring to a review from last year, which refers to this incident, the nut allergy was not brought to our attention. We were simply informed that the child wished to eat his own food, which is... More
2 August 2017|
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Response from Geoff K | Property representative |
Hi folks, Just to clarify, we do not permit animals in any of our main dining areas. We do occasionally accommodate dogs on our garden terrace, as it is accessible without having to cross through our dining room... More
28 July 2016|
Response from Geoff K | Property representative |
We do have some dog friendly seating areas, however, they are not permitted in the dining room, or on the main patio. If you have additional questions, you can reach us at 705 652 3666. Cheers
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Highchairs Available
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Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2281 McCrackens Landing Rd | Unit #2, Lakefield, Selwyn Township, Ontario K0L 2H0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Selwyn Township  >  Lakefield
  • Phone Number: +1 705-652-3666
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