Old Mill Toronto
Old Mill Toronto

Old Mill Toronto

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.oldmilltoronto.com/culinary-delights/culinary-dining-room
  • Phone: 4162072020x
  • Hours of Operation:
    BREAKFAST: Monday to Saturday: 7:00am - 10:30am

    BRUNCH: Sunday: 10:30am - 3:00pm **Reservations made for groups of 6 or more at 10:30 or 11:00am or 1 pm

    LUNCH: Monday to Friday: 12:00pm - 2:30pm Saturday: 12:00pm - 2:00pm

    AFTERNOON TEA: MONDAY TO FRIDAY: 3:00PM - 5:00PM SATURDAY: 2:00PM - 4:00PM SUNDAY: 3:30PM - 5:00PM.
    No tea every Sunday for the month of May*

    DINNER: Wednesday to Friday: 6:00pm - 9:00pm Saturday: 6:00pm - 10:00pm Sunday: 5:30pm - 9:00pm

    COURTYARD GARDEN TERRACE:
    Everyday from 7:30am-10pm*
    *weather permiting
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Continental, International
  • Executive Chef: Martin Buehner
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, High Tea, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Create wonderful lasting memories in our beautifully decorated banquet rooms, many with wood burning fireplaces, picture windows and walk out patios. 300 seat landmark Dining Room opened the first day of World War 1, 1914. 16 distinctly decorated meeting & conference rooms ranging from 540 - 8,000 square feet
  • Entertainment: Mon & Tue Lunch Buffet $19.14+ Wed-Fri Lunch Buffet $26.95+
    Sunday Brunch Buffet $33.95 +& Sunday Dinner Buffet $36.95+
    Wed - Sat Evenings A La Carte Menu
  • Special Events: June is TEACHER APPRECIATION MONTH:
    For the whole month of June please join us as we celebrate our teachers.
    Lunch buffet Monday - Friday will be $19.14

    LUNCH BUFFET: Mon & Tue: $19.14+ & Wed - Fri. $26.95+ (menu also available)

    SATURDAY LUNCH: menu available

    SUNDAY BRUNCH: $33.95+



    DINNER: Wed.- Sat. (menu available)


    SUNDAY DINNER BUFFET: $36.95+

Getting there

  • Cross Street: South Kingsway and Bloor
  • Public Transit: The Old Mill Toronto is adjacent to the OLD MILL Subway Station

    (OLD MILL subway station is located on the Bloor West subway line)
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: On site parking is available.
A word from Old Mill Toronto
The Old Mill Toronto, a unique setting, is the perfect place to celebrate that special occasion... an anniversary, birthday, engagement, a special get-together, Valentine's Day, Mother's Day - or just to say "I Love You". The original flagstone floors, beamed ceilings and glowing fireplaces create a warm and relaxed atmosphere, the perfect place for a romantic evening. * Creative fine dining and wines * Wednesday to Saturday in a historical setting * Cozy settings for your group celebrations * Sunday is Family Day with Brunch and Dinner Buffet * Savour special moments with Afternoon Tea in our Tea Room
Spring has sprung and with it, we open up our beautiful courtyard garden terrace. Join us for a complete Al Fresco dining experience, a Centennial High Tea or for sipping on twilight cocktails and wine from our Home Smith Bar.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Brunch
Old Mill Toronto reviews from OpenTable diners
123 reviews since June 4, 2014
Overall Rating4
  • Food3.9
    Service3.9
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelModerate
91% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (88)great for brunch (54)romantic (52)good for groups (49)great for lunch (49)scenic view (43)neighborhood gem (35)fit for foodies (22)great for outdoor dining (16)kid-friendly (12)notable wine list (6)late-night find (3)hot spot (1)Show More
  • Really Gorgeous !!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/29/2014
    It is the first time I visited even though I have lived near there for so long. My wife and I invited my friends, hiking members, for sharing Brunch. Ambience, food and service were excellent. We made our mind to go there frequently with my family and acquaintances.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Sunday Dinner Buffet
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    We went to the Sunday dinner buffet and hadn't been in years. Wonderful atmosphere and lots of great food at a reasonable price for fine dining. Our only concern: the 'hot' bar dishes were extremely sophisticated and complicated. If you are not used to this type of food you may be disappointed. For example, the rice dish contained almonds and cranberries. The potatoes were similarly fancy. Otherwise a very enjoyable experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • What a disappointment
    luv2dine
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    I have been to the Old Mill for Sunday brunch several times over the years and can say that the quality of food and selection has significantly gone down. We were a group of 10 celebrating a birthday and everyone was very disappointed in the quality of food. I would not recommend this brunch to anyone. Its a beautiful setting but that's it. The food is below average. The ham was under-cooked and chewy. The desserts looked like they sat out for way too long. The fruit has flies sitting on it and the cold cuts were pathetic. The wait staff was over worked and could barely keep up with all the tables. I paid $34 to eat a mediocre salad. Never again!!!What a disappointment.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Linda
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    This is a great spot for extended-family special events.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect, classy and elegant!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    Had my dad's 80th birthday party here for Sunday Brunch. There was 19 of us and it was perfect. the buffet style was perfect for a group size this large and we all helped ourselves. I had requested a table that wouldn't be too far from the food just because of the age or my dad and mom..... They were more then accommadating. The server was great, on our table clearing plates and serving coffee non stop; everything was great and most importantly it made such a great impression on my dad who had never been there. He thought it was very classy and enjoyed his birthday. Thank you Old Mill for perfecting a wondering occasion. Only negative:parking area is terrible! Just seemed very crammed, we were early arrivals-Was even worst when we left
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, kid-friendly, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Lovely gem in the city
    dtkuo
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    We took our wedding party for brunch the following day, as thanks for their help and time. Neither of us had been to the Old Mill for brunch and just thought that it would be a nice place to go. We were really impressed with the variety and quality of food that was presented! Not only was the standard "breakfast" foods available, but it went well into various lunch type items both hot and cold. The desserts available were possibly the best I've seen in a long time. The ambiance was comfortable and cozy for our group of 6; lighting was not too dark nor too glaringly bright. The service was quick and polite. I would say overall, I would certainly return for another special occasion type of event.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    We really enjoyed our dinner. The only issue we had was the room we were in. We were not in the main restaurant area but in the room on the left side. It was a bit noisy for our liking. It was our anniversary and I had assumed I booked the dining room not the smaller room (Terrace) where we ate breakfast. We came down from our rooms and were not told that our reservations were for the main dining room. The service and food were very good.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Parking, lightening
    4sur2return
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    I find the parking lot right now with construction messy, I have always though that the walk to the Restaurant was not good especially for seniors, there was a lady in front of me with a cane and I didn't think she would make it up. Also I would like to see a bit more lighting in the restaurant seating areas. I have been coming to the Old Mill since I was in my early twenties and Im in my 70's now, haha, so a familiar outing for me, weddings, etc. A special place for sure. Cant wait to return with more friends from Bramalea where I know live but I am originally from west Toronto.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    bar food selection very limited and the calamari we ordered did not taste good.
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Excellent lunch before the spa!
    mcla
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Had lunch with a friend before our spa appointment. Excellent experience, would absolutely do it again.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A perfect dining experienc
    Lalusmom
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    We celebrated our son-in-law's birthday in the terrace dining area. It's a lovely room with big windows overlooking the grounds, which are lush and include a fountain. The food was superb, from the appetizers to the main courses. Our waiter was attentive and charming. When I made the reservation, I mentioned that the occasion was a birthday celebration, and, at the end of our meal, the waiter brought my son-in-law a plate with a sampling of desserts with a lit birthday candle. I hadn't asked for that, so I was very pleasantly surprised. Marianne, a recent addition to the Old Mill's excellent dining room staff, arranged for that little surprise. The evening was perfect.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great Food and Great Environment
    foodlover
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    My wife and I took our friend from overseas to this restaurant for buffet lunch. The $26.95 price includes hot roast beefs, pork loin, chickens, fish and others, cold dishes includes salmon, shrimp, mussels etc, choices salads and desserts, it really worth the money. She really enjoys the foods and the environment. She will recommend her friends overseas and if she will visit Toronto again, she definitely will come back.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great environment, area gem
    KKwok
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    good selections of salad and dessert. But I wish there are more selection for the main course.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Anniversary
    DPorter
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    We got married at the Old Mill last year , so on our Anniversary day , Aug. 18th - 2014 , we decided to return for a nice lunch on our Toronto visit . Everything was perfect except a few details .
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Oldtime Favorite Restaurant to dine
    dinerouter
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    As we celebrated our 25th anniversary we enjoyed every second of it. Although we have dined here on several past occasions our server made this a more memorable anniversary with her kindness and attentiveness. Not to mention the selection at the buffet was out of this world and very well stocked/managed by staff as well. Would highly recommend the Old Mill for any occasion any time of day as we have had brunch, dinner and afternoon tea's here as well. Never disappointed. It will be a pleasure to return to the Old Mill whether a special occasion or simply we desire fine dining at it's best.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointing
    Valentine
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    I went for the family dinner buffet while I was staying at the hotel. The hotel was great, but buffet was not. The selection was poor and what I did find to eat was not very good! I know it was not just me, my finance felt the same and he will eat anything! While the staff at the hotel were very friendly, the waiters at the restaurant were not at all.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Outstanding!
    FrankTempleton1
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Wonderful ambience, food was fantastic, service was terrific, prices were right, facility was beautiful. We checked out the bar after dinner and enjoyed a few more hours at the Old Mill listening to a phenomenal jazz trio. Next trip to Toronto, we plan to get a room there too. What a gem!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great for afternoon tea
    FFTT
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Everything was well done for the afternoon tea. From the door greetings, waiter services, menu selection, to meal finishing, everything was well taken cared. We even spent some times to take pictures at the garden outside the restaurant.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    great food and beautiful garden. The service was also outstanding. Will definitely come again.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very Disappointed
    Cats
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    The service was very poor. Waited 20 minutes to get bill. They tried to take away our plates before we were finished. The waitress was very talkative to the neighbouring table and totally ignored our table. Was not impressed this time and have been there many times before. Also, found it to be too expensive so will probably not return. Food was starting to dry out and wasn't replenished as it should have been. We also were trying to impress guests so this wasn't the restaurant to do it in.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Very nice for key events
    MississaugaMom
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    The Old Mill was a wonderful spot for our Sweet 16 and Graduation dinners. The staff was accommodating and food was great.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Two big fans
    MALKES
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    My girlfriend and I went to The Old Mill for our two year anniversary. I didn't want a crowded place like many downtown so we made a reservation there. I used open table asking for a quiet table for our anniversary. The atmosphere is way under-priced, and the service was excellent (career waiter). The host came to check on us and wish us a happy anniversary, and the chef sent out a complimentary small dessert plate which was very tasty (gluten free for my girlfriend). We loved the quiet, the decor, the staff, the wine list (well-priced) and the appetizer and main course. We loved it and will go back again before the end of the summer. Thanks to the staff for a good anniversary dinner. Success!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    We had the summer licious menu and it was fabulous. very tasty and filing. the atmosphere was excellent. It was a little cold though.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great for Romantic Dinners
    s2mauii
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Had our Anniversary Dinner here and I absolutly loved it! food was amzing!! Service was superb. Will deffinitly dine again!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Summerlicious Lunch
    Paloma
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    The food was delicious. We both had the watermelon gazpacho and found it was fresh and tasty. I had the lamb curry entree and thought it was fragrant without being too strong. I didn't try the chicken but was told it was great. My only issue with the lunch was the service. It took over 20 mins for someone to come by our table. Took another 10 minutes to get water. It seemed as if some areas had ample servers and our section did not. A couple different people came to assist us and one was just the friendliest. He definitely made up for earlier.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Keda
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    We went for lunch and had the buffet. Food was great, all the hot meats were so tender we would definitely go again. Lots of variety
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Luvgoodfood
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    My daughter & I thoroughly enjoyed our experience. I have been before but always with a large work group at Christmastime. I thoroughly enjoyed this time as it was quieter & not as crowded. We were not rushed at all. Our server was excellent. The food was excellent as well.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Exceeded my expectation
    octupus0203
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    Came here for summerlicious. Was expecting a average small portion lunch, but was delighted by the flavour of the chicken and lamb. Great location and nice garden.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Bad experience
    Dinner
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    I went for dinner last Friday night and the service was awful, the waitress forgot about the main meals, didn't come by the table once. We waited over an hour to finally get our food. She was very rude and we felt very offended I would not recommend the old mill to anyone
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Maybe another night
    AvgTorontonian
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    Went on a Friday evening - several large groups with children that kind of took over the place and was very noisy and got most of attention. There were a few other couples like ourselves and service was very slow. I did not expect it to be quick but this was too slow. The noise level was so high from the groups that we did not know there was background music until the 2 larger groups had left. I get the potential of the experience that the Old Mill may have to offer but on this night do not feel it was delivered on. Desert and appetiser were very good but the main course was small and just a pass. The place was not packed and did not seem to be enough staff to handle the numbers dining that night.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Foodlover
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    Great ambience. We were seated where we could see the outside garden and the fountain. There was a good selection of salads and cheese. Hot food had few choices and nothing special. Salmon was very well cooked. Service was good.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    Summerlicious menu was outstanding. Started off very good but just when we were ready to get the bill - it took 20-30 minutes to get it and pay - the waitress had moved on to other duties.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great salad bar
    jjww
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    I went for buffet with my family. The Old Mill buffet has a variety of different salads and seafoods. Hot foods were kind of limited but all the foods served were delicious. Beautiful place. Would definitely recommend.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Disappointing
    Kitkat
    Dined on 7/8/2014
    Had the buffet. Lots of food which looked nice but it was very mediocre, at best. Thank goodness, we sat in the Garden Room (pretty view) because otherwise very dark and gloomy. Very slow to remove used plates and had to ask for coffee refills. Staff was pleasant, just inefficient. No one in our party would return as there are many much better places to choose to go. Disappointing!
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Reliable
    Bird
    Dined on 7/7/2014
    Always reliable for both food, ambiance, and service. Lots of selection and pleasant surroundings.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Not Summerlicious
    Hunty
    Dined on 7/6/2014
    We organised a group expecting Summerlicious but apparently that is not available on a Sunday night. The restaurant were quite gracious about it and we were given a discount on the buffet. The buffet was very generous and a great selection of food so we did not particularly miss out. The atmosphere is nice at The Old Mill and all of our group mentioned being impressed.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The Perfect spot for Dining
    Elegance
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    The Old Mill Restaurant has wonderful food, great service and terrific ambience. From inside or out, the view is so pretty. The Summerlicious menu gave enough choices for all kinds of foodies. The appetizers and entres were delicious. The desserts were disappointing. The millefeuille eas definitely not a millefeuille as it should be. It was dry and tasteless. The chocolate brownie was better but also a bit dry and not wonderful. The noise level was low so you can relax and chat. The service, however, was impeccable. Our overall dining experience was excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disorganized and disappointing.
    82uuhiol90
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    We were not offered regular menus, only a prix-fixe menu. This is understandable since we were dining as a group (12), but I would have expected them to at least have offered. Furthermore, our waiter did not even seem to know about any items on the menu when we asked, nor did he bother to ask a superior for more information. He also didn't have anyone helping him carry out the food from the kitchen, so everyone got their meal at drastically different times. The restaurant was also way too dark, and to top it off, the restaurant double-charged us for the deposit required to hold a reservation. For such a fancy restaurant I would have expected much, much more from the service department. The food was pretty good, which was the saving factor.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • summer in the old mill
    foodiesfuntime
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    we made reservations for the old mill and we decided to introduce our friend to this experience....firstly the ambience is beyon and our friend could not help commenting on this numberous times....secondly i happen to love a buffet since it introduces me to foods that i may not know and it allows me to have a taste....the old mill fullfilled all of that and best of all our friend loved it and of course the service was first class...thank you
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • lgreen
    Dined on 6/30/2014
    We always enjoy the buffet lunch! What a great way to start off the summer.
    Special Features:
    romantic, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.