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Rawley Resort

4.4
141 Reviews
CAN$51 and over
Contemporary Canadian
Rawley Resort's Lighthouse45 Restaurant is a delight for the eyes and the palate – hidden among a natural waterside landscape it exudes culinary excellence. Executive Chef Mike Bradhaw artfully blends savoury tastes with innovative touches. Considered a must-see setting in Georgian Bay, don’t miss our picturesque vantage point on the water. Enjoy live entertainment every Friday & Saturday evening.

Our full-service bar features an unmatched collection of cocktails, wines, aperitifs, premium liquors & craft beers. For a more casual atmosphere, our Waterside Patio combines outdoor comfort with a sense of rustic elegance.

If your party is 8 guests or more please contact us at 705-538-2272 to make a reservation. Visit rawleyresort.com/dining for details on Group Booking Policy.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
What 141 people are saying
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4.4based on recent ratings
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4.4
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97% of people would recommend it to a friend
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CatheV
Toronto
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always the food was great. One of our favourite places to eat.

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StephNieH
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Excellent evening, enjoyed the food service and ambience. Felt very safe with plenty of space and precautions being taken during Covid.

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Disappointed
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall2food1service2ambience3

Our meals where served 10 to 20 minutes apart. The food was cold I had the duck it was tasteless meat portion was extremely small. Very disappointed birthday meal.

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LoriB
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was absolutely amazing. My husband and I went for Thanksgiving dinner on Sunday, October 11th. It was a three course meal for $60. We both had the beet, feta, pumpkins seeds and greens salad. My husband had turduckin and I had the pickerel. Both main courses were so tasty and delicious. We both had pumpkin, maple spice or something cake. It was also amazing. I had to take half of my cake home because I was so full. I would highly recommend this restaurant. The food and the atmosphere is very enjoyable. A very relaxing, different Thanksgiving that we truly enjoyed. Lori

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SamC
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Breakfast was very good. Excellent service. Highly recommend.

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Kathy
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Beautiful place. Food was delicious! Definitely going again!

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MargA
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

dinner was excellent. A bit pricey but well worth it.

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JERRYB
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was attentive. Food was delicious. Table was comfortable. View was wonderful.

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Joanne
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience5

Great pickerel. Beautiful locale. Very nice overall.

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Guest
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Amazing food and a delightful view, will be returning.

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JamieG
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

thanks great time
great waitress
great location
would go again

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Rawhead
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food and service during our Saturday night were both fantastic. The price fixe menu was spectacular from the appetizer through to dessert.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience3

First of all, one of the servers earlier had told me we didn’t have to do Prix fix menu and could order separately because my boyfriend doesn’t care for apps or dessert. When we came back for dinner our server wouldn’t hear of it when I mentioned it to her and said it was fixed menu. There were only 9 tables (7 of the tables were just couples) and 3 servers which was a pretty good ratio for service so we thought the service time would be good but it wasn’t . She sat us at the smallest random table by a wall that felt super uncomfortable although most of the restaurant was empty.we could’ve been seated anywhere. I asked if we could please move and she gave me attitude and said ‘well the other table would have to be set.’ Then came back and said ‘oh let me get you guys waters after 20 mins. She Took our drinks menu and didn’t even ask us if we wanted a drink the entire time we were there. The three couples who came after us got served all courses and left well before us because they had a different server. The food itself was a 2 hour disaster. The calamari came cold and we didn’t say anything. My steak that I had asked for to be medium rare came over done so she took it back and brought me another one and said ‘ not sure what’s going on with the chef today he seems to not be getting the medium rare right - so obviously it had happened multiple times, my second steak was even more over cooked than the first time and she came back once to check up on us and I said I’m hungry I’m just going to eat it I guess and I ended up taking maybe 4 bites then didn’t even finish my meal. She just laughed and said I’m so sorry. We asked for our dessert to go at this point and our bill. Considering the amount I ate and the fact that my food was absolute garbage, you would’ve thought she would’ve done some about my bill but nope nothing . On top of that I asked another person at front desk who the manager of the dining area is and found out that our server Diane was the manager !

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ChristineB
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great stop for dinner, drinks or snacks.

A pleasant surprise!

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ANAP
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Totally great, set up menu and I had a wonderful gin cocktail. Service was great, attentive, not intrusive and VERY understanding, given that we brought a child! Kids menu is great, keeping a classy atmosphere.

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NicoleAmz
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful, everything was delicious! Beautiful view.

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anon
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience5

A wonderful.
The only criticism(constructive) is
>The waitress was excellent but it would of been nice to have cutlery replaced with each course rather than used utensils left to be used again.
A distraction from an otherwise relaxed presentation.
>We were not offered coffee following dessert nor a liquor should we had wished one.
We were somewhat ready to depart but felt a bit of "the bums rush"
:)
Glad we attended and it was a memorable evening.
We are boaters on Georgian Bay and have enjoyed mooring at Rawley as well as staying as guests in the Lodge in the off seasons.

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JudyR
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was delicious, Server was fantastic Such a beautiful place.

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BrittneyT
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience3

Food was delicious during Barrielicious.
However the serving and dining experience needs improvement. Our server did not check on us or ask us for refills of our beverages, we asked for more water but did not receive it until the end of our meal.
We received our appetizers late and main early making us feel rushed.
Server poured my one wine glass as if she was dumping a bucket.
The atmosphere was loud and servers were practically running the whole time, unsure of where meals were going who ordered what or if people ordered.

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Jaymon
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall3food4service3ambience4

Went to Rawleys for the last Barrielicous event. Food was tasty though we were a little confused that when we wanted a fish dish we were told the only option was one that was an up charge. Felt that if you were going to offer a set menu program at least offer something within that price point not just upsell options. Also felt that we were rushed to get out of the place appetizer came extremely quickly and when dinner was done bill was on our table before we were even close to being done our drinks. They definitely wanted to turn the table.

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PolarCamel
Toronto
21 reviews
Dined on January 31, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Beautiful place with lots of windows, perfect view of the lake and very nice décor. Very friendly waiter and waitresses, the main hostess extremely serious, no smile whatsoever, but efficient and professional. The menu a bit short, especially for a vegetarian. Food great and with impressive presentation. It would be nice if there were more dishes, including desserts! suitable for non-meat eaters. We've had two dinners in a row (Friday and Saturday), and each day soups of the day were based on/included meat, each day the desserts were exactly the same. But it is definitely a place worth driving to and having a meal. We intend to come back hoping for more vegetarian dishes in the future.

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KateG
1 review
Dined on January 31, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

We have gone to Rawley Resort a few times for dining out. The food is always great.

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Taravk
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on December 14, 2019
Overall4food3service4ambience5

Thank you!!

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AnjaliH
1 review
Dined on December 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

My husband and I went out for a long overdue date night. It was a fabulous experience! Our server Aidan was wonderful in every way! We went early and had the place to ourselves before more started to arrive for dinner. There was a wedding going on in the next room, the wedding guests were coming in/out of the dining area - if they had a separate entrance/exit it would have been more enjoyable - but minor detail. Food was incredible, delicious wine pairings and overall very nice experience. We will certainly be back, would love to go in the summer time!

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DavidB
Toronto
1 review
Dined on December 7, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Love the place , we live close in Victoria harbour .convenient, close , good food and atmosphere.

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Rmbt
1 review
Dined on October 18, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Great location and the restaurant is beautiful. Service was great our waitress was very nice and food came out in good time. Did not have to wait long. My tuna was very heavily salted and there was a lot of pickled vegetables on top of the meal that really just took it over. Everything else including my wife’s meal was absolutely delicious. That’s the only reason why I didn’t give it a 5 star. Everything was great. If your looking for a real nice place to have a special meal, check this place out.

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smudger
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely quiet resort with really comfortable rooms, a nice restaurant and bar area, set in a relaxing spot on the water.

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jojo
1 review
Dined on October 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

liked the fact I could make reservations on the opentable site. we were seated at a very comfortable spot. in very good solid chairs. the food was great looking and tasty. and colorful.

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JohnG
1 review
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall1food5service5ambience1

Food was amazing as always. Only disappointed as had been booked in at 8am instead of 8pm. They rushed around and did find us a table. We were next to a large room with a party of 80 people and the noise was deafening. We waited about an hour for our food but understood as you were catering for a large amount of people. Our server was excellent and did apologize.

Rawley Resort
Responded on October 18, 2019

Dear guest, Glad you enjoyed the food. Our records indicate the dinner reservation was made online by the guest on OpenTable for 8am instead for 8:00pm. We were expecting you at 8:00am for breakfast. However, with the dining room been busy with over 120ppl that evening. I understand our host was able to find you a table within 5 minutes of your arrival at the Restaurant at 8:00pm. Overall we are happy that the food and the service was excellent. Kind regards, guest services.

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vipLori
Toronto
17 reviews
Dined on September 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our family cane to visit and we went to Rawley for dinner. Excellent food, excellent service and a nice wine list

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Lindy
1 review
Dined on September 26, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Lovely place for lunch very friendly wait staff. We were catching up with old friends and no one hurried us to leave which was greatly appreciated.

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MooNoo
1 review
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a wonderful experience dining and lingering afterwards by the piano bar

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KateC
1 review
Dined on September 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved the date night special. Wait staff both nights were incredible.

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KimP
1 review
Dined on September 7, 2019
Overall2food1service4ambience4

Enjoyed the live music. Service was good but the food was not - particularly the veggie risotto - probably the worst I have ever had. Disappointing as it was our anniversary night out. Next time we would just go for a drink and to enjoy the live music.

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TINAP
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

our server was extremely attentive and accommodating with our menu and drinks choices. The seating was spacious and very comfortable. The menu did not run to pages and pages but provided a selection that was hard to choose from with each dish tempting you away from the other. The food was immaculately presented and tasted amazing. I would thoroughly recommend this fine dining experience to anyone who appreciates well prepared and presented food in a quiet beautiful setting.

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JodieC
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2019
Overall3food2service4ambience2

Check in was very poor and not welcoming even with a reservation, not a good start to our anniversary dinner. Waiter was very welcoming and knowledgeable about menu items. Meals came out in a reasonable amount of time. My risotto was extremely under cooked super disappointed and my husbands roast beef dinner was ordered medium but it was more well done. Very noisy restaurant, the decor was nice but not romantic at all. Sorry, this one is a no for us.

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BevT
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on August 22, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience3

We went to the Rawley Resort to hear the guitarist during dinner and to enjoy a delicious dinner. What an amazing guitarist Adrien Robitaille is; this was the first time we had enjoyed his music. We thoroughly enjoyed his interpretation of different songs and enjoyed the rich tone of his guitar and his beautiful voice! Our dinner was delicious but there was very little seafood in the chowder. What a beautiful view outside; however, the bar table and placemats were looking a little tired where we sat near where Adrien was singing. Our wait staff was attentive and welcoming!
Thanks, Rawley Resort!

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Cinba
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Food was excellent. Had salad as appetizer large enough to share. Presentation of food very nice, we both had the chicken and enjoyed.
Would have liked to be offered fresh ground pepper instead of waiting til I was halfway done and having to ask for it..chocolate brownie was delicious

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Mojo
Toronto
1 review
Dined on August 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waitress was excellent Was not pushy and always had a smile for us. Good sense of humour too

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Scoville
Toronto
1 review
Dined on August 5, 2019
Overall3food4service3ambience4

Enjoyed our evening at Rawley's but have to say that it filled up towards the end of our dinner. The noise made it difficult to hear others at our table and the service began to suffer towards the end. Over all though the food very good and the place looked great as always. We came by boat and although they asked us to call ahead so that they could have someone assist with the docking no one showed so a fellow boater was good enough to assist.

FAQs

Rawley Resort offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (705) 538-2272.

Rawley Resort is rated 4.4 stars by 141 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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