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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Beach
“This is all part of Centennial Beach. Great kids park and grassy areas to bbq or to toss a football. Lovely sandy beach. Clean crisp water. Amazing sunrises here. There is a paved walking & biking trail all around the lake. Also a place to rent paddleboards.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bus Station
“Our best and largest shopping Mall. Offers shopping and dining options in a beautiful setting. Loads of parking. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Store
“An absolutely beautiful building and a perfect place to view some local art. The cost of admission is a suggested donation of $5. After you check out the art you should be sure to make a stop at the cafe downstairs for some delicious baked goods.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Great food and service! Fun and unique atmosphere, with an amazing view to the lake (when dining in the patio area).”
  • 14 locals recommend
Bar
“Great Irish Pub. Excellent spot to grab a drink with some mates for an evening. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“VERY cool atmosphere and great live music. Their pickle pizza is to die for! Highly recommend.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Fountain
“Similar to the Orillia waterfront. Beaches, playground, walking biking trail etc. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Park
“Never disappointed here! Always beautiful to see lots and lots of flowers! Beautiful trails.”
  • 10 locals recommend
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Store
“With a walking distance, there is the nice market with wines and more, also LCBO, TD BANK, SHOPPERS DRUG MART. CHINESE FOOD, HAKIM OPTICAL AND MANY MORE IN THE SAME PLAZA”
  • 8 locals recommend
Cinema
“Galaxy is the closest cinema. Money saving tip (Costco sell great ticket deals for 2 adults or 2 kids!).”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
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  • 7 locals recommend
Cinema
“Brand new, state of the art seating and abundance of fun and surrounding dining too! Right here at the North Barrie Crossing Cundles Road East. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Off-Licence
“Barnstormer's is a micro brewery with a fun environment to grab a pint & enjoy some food. The pizza's are always super tasty (tip - ask for their herb or spice infused olive oils & hot sauces for dipping!). ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“Great spot for brunch. Bohemia has a lovely patio at the back that overlooks the waterfront while you dine! Food tip: highly recommend trying their brownie (gluten-free) with a toffee layer on the bottom. This restaurant opens up again later in the evening playing great music (weekends only). ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Enjoy delicious pizza on Barrie's beautiful waterfront. A great night out with the family!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“If you love sushi like I do, you’ll love Sakana House and their eat all you can offering”
  • 5 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Great food and service! Fun and unique atmosphere, with an amazing view to the lake (when dining in the patio area).”
  • 14 locals recommend
Bar
“Great Irish Pub. Excellent spot to grab a drink with some mates for an evening. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“VERY cool atmosphere and great live music. Their pickle pizza is to die for! Highly recommend.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Bar
  • 7 locals recommend
Off-Licence
“Barnstormer's is a micro brewery with a fun environment to grab a pint & enjoy some food. The pizza's are always super tasty (tip - ask for their herb or spice infused olive oils & hot sauces for dipping!). ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
“Great spot for brunch. Bohemia has a lovely patio at the back that overlooks the waterfront while you dine! Food tip: highly recommend trying their brownie (gluten-free) with a toffee layer on the bottom. This restaurant opens up again later in the evening playing great music (weekends only). ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“Enjoy delicious pizza on Barrie's beautiful waterfront. A great night out with the family!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“If you love sushi like I do, you’ll love Sakana House and their eat all you can offering”
  • 5 locals recommend

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