We are renting a cottage 15 minutes outside of Haliburton for 2 weeks in July. Wondering if there are recommendations on any restaurants in the area when we want a break from cooking? We eat chicken/fish/dairy, but no "meat". Any suggestions would be appreciated.
I haven't been up in a few years (the ex got the cottage :-) but we liked McKeck's for wings, beer & a ballgame, or better was a place called Mark's Chinese Restaurant on Hwy. 35 at Minden, (yes, Mark's) which was always followed by a trip to the Kawartha Dairy Bar for giant cones (pralines & cream for me)
BUT, you MUST go to the Highland Cinemas in Kinmount for a movie... seriously, it's a crazy, awesome retro/hillbilly blast! http://www.highlandscinemas.com/
In town there is a small cafe just off the main drive with wraps and lattes called the Heritage House, I think they are just open in the day. There is a pub McKecks - everything will be deep fried, but its got beers. There is another restaurant that has changed hands a few times and i've yet to try its latest incarnation.
In the past my family has had luck at a couple of the resorts, including good vegetarian meals. I suggest you pick up the local paper - the echo, and check out those advertised.
Have a great vacation.