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Nov 21, 2006 08:50 PM

Help. Is there decent food available in Barrie, Ontario?

I've got to meet with some business associates in Barrie on Thursday. Lunch has been mentioned. Can anybody recommend a decent place somewhere in downtown Barrie? Preferably Italian, but Thai would also be very welcome. No fish please, one of the guys I am meeting with is not a fish lover.

Many thanks,

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  1. I have heard that Garraway's Bistro is really good. Check out their website at:

    1. Haven't been to the restaurant, but the food I've had from Oscar's has been wonderful in the past. have been to a couple events they've catered. outstanding duck confit, and excellent maple hot-smoked salmon.

      1. I've been to Garraways for dinner and it was very good...have friends that have been to Oscar's and also like it....hope you'll let us know where you go and give us a review!!!

        1. My parents live in Barrie, have been to Oscar's many times and Garraway's once. Would recommend either, they are both better then average. Even had a few great meals at Oscar's... it would be my choice out of the two.

          1. No there is not. There is not any good food in Barrie! Sorry.

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            1. re: The Macallan 18

              Wow -- pretty strong stuff. I assume you have tried every restaurant in Barrie and find every one of them lacking in some way. Otherwise how could you make such a sweeping statement in good conscience