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Great Dining Options in Horseshoe Valley and surrounding areas!

From casual dining to fine dining, the choice is yours nearby or in surrounding Barrie, Orillia and Midland

Carriage Ridge Resort and Carriage Hills Resorts are ideally situated near a number of Ontario fine dining options and casual eateries. Select from an international range of restaurants, bars and lounges within an easy drive. Here are just a few restaurants near Barrie and Orillia, an easy drive from the resort:

WITHIN MINUTES DRIVE from  Carriage Ridge Resort & Carriage Hills Resort:

Crazy Horse Restaurant (2 min drive)

Horseshoe Resort, 1101 Horseshoe Valley Road
(800) 461-5627

Horseshoe Resort

Pub style and casual food perfect for families with a fun-filled atmosphere.

Settlers' Ghost Homestead (3 min drive)
3421 Line 1 North, Oro-Medonte (866) 504-55534

Settler's Ghost

Casual fine dining in a quaint place in the country with flavourful urban cuisine. Winter open for dinner Wednesday to Sunday.

Amiche Restaurant (4 min drive)
3239 Penetanguishene Road, Craighurst
(705) 730-1125

Their Goal is to provide simple, delicious, fresh Italian foods served by Amiche "friends" in a warm friendly environment. So sit back, relax.

Winter Hours are from Monday - Sunday 11:30am - 9pm

Amiche Restaurant

Loobie's Restaurant (4 min drive)
2066 Horseshoe Valley Road West, Craighurst
(705) 792-5171

Homestyle restaurant diner, hot breakfasts varied homemade menu items for lunch and dinner too and family friendly.

WITHIN A HALF AN HOUR DRIVE from Carriage Hills Resort & Carriage Ridge Resort:


Shirley's Bayside Grille (18km)
150 Dunlop Street East, Barrie
(705) 735-0035

Casual Fine Dining downtown near Barrie Waterfront. In Summer months outside patio.

Moose Winooski's (22km)
407 Bayfield Street, Barrie
(705) 727-0077

Canadian, Pub Food, American. Friendly service good for families, enjoying a refreshment and watching a sports game.

The WORKS - Gourmet Burger Bistro  (24km)

137 Dunlop Street East, Barrie
(705) 739-6757

www.TheWorks - Gourmet Burger

II Buco Ristorante (25km)

31 Dunlop Street East #101
(705) 735-9595

Polished venue offering traditional Italian fare, including pasta, veal & seafood, plus lake views. Lake View Dining with Fine Dining Service - Top 100 restaurants in Canada

Michael & Marion's (25km)

89 Bayfield Street, Barrie
(705) 999-8075

Intimate in Casual Fine Dining, Fresh Ingredients, Great Service, Inspired creations, Perfect atmosphere.

Crazy Fox Bistro (25.7km)

135 Bayfield Street, Barrie
(705) 737-5000

Best of classic and contemporary cuisine. Unique dishes with fresh ingredients from an AWARD Winning chef. Full Dining Experience.

Painter's Hall  (27km)
17 Clapperton Street, Barrie
(705) 797-8844

A long hallway showcasing many of Barrie's best artists. Candlelight mellows the refined rustic front dining room and back lounge buzzes, offers a fantastic small plate menu and terrific wines for Adults.


Era 67 Restaurant & Lounge (24km)

64 Mississaga Street West, Orillia
(705) 259-1867

Displaying a wonderful heritage feel, Era 67 is a celebration of Canada's finest foods, coupled with impeccable service and a warm ambiance.

The Mariposa Market Café (24km)

109 Mississauga Street East, Orillia
(705) 325-8885

All food items homemade right from their bakery, try all the cakes and desserts! Lunch items are quiche, salads, sandwiches, soups and meat pies and homemade pizza. Take a step back in time - Open for Breakfast and Lunch

Theo's Eatery (24km)

214 Memorial Avenue, Orillia
(705) 329-4444

Displaying a wonderful heritage feel, Era 67 is a celebration of Canada's finest foods, coupled with impeccable service and a warm ambiance.

Kenzington Burger Bar (25km)

85 Mississaga Street West, Orillia
(705) 558-2262


Mill Street Bistro (23km)
1 Mill Street, Coldwater
(705) 686-3089

Italian cuisine, all ingredients prepared fresh in a cozy atmosphere. Summer months outside patio available. Located in the historic Village of Coldwater.


A's Fish & Chips (21.4km)

34 Yonge Street South
(705) 322-6484

New Golden City Restaurant (22km)

46 Queen Street West
(705) 322-1710

Chinese and Canadian cuisine (casual)
Delivers to our resorts, Take-out, Sunday brunch


Boathouse Eatery/Restaurant (36.2km)
177 King Street
(705) 527-7480

Casual fine dining. Located at the town Docks overlooking beautiful Georgian Bay. With numerous areas to sit from inside dining, outdoor patio, upstairs private dining up to 45 people. Open for lunch and dinner seven days a week and live entertainment every Friday & Saturday night. One of Georgian Bay's best waterfront restaurants.

Explorers Café (36.1km)
345 King Street
(705) 527-7480
Hours of operation:
Tues - Sat 12 noon - 10pm

International, Canadian, Steakhouse
The Explorers Cafe opened its doors May 19th 2006. Rob and Jennifer Reader spent 20 years as guests of the globe. Now Jen and Rob would like to bring the world to their guests through cuisine and culture in Midland Ontario.

Henry’s South Fish Restaurant (35.3km)
A Georgian Bay Tradition
3282 Ogden S Beach Rd
(705) 528-1919
Closed Monday & Tuesdays from November 1 to March 31
Call for current hours

Seafood and Chips (casual cuisine)
Enhanced by the traditional cottage the interior of Henry’s South boasts a post-and-beam structure, with lanterns strung up by thick rope, as well as fishing nets and big catches stuffed and mounted on the walls. A large outdoor patio overlooks the water and doubles the seating to almost 200 during summer months.

The Library Restaurant & The Study Lounge (35.9km)
526 Hugel Avenue
(705) 528-0100

Elegant dining experience. Situated in downtown Midland, the restaurant is in the original Carnegie Library built in 1915. Below the Library Restaurant is the Study Lounge. Enjoy a drink in an intimate atmosphere with live performances every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday nights.

Port Severn (41.2km)

The Dam Grill (Licensed Waterfront Deck) In the summer enjoy cottage country!
3279 Port Severn Road
Port Severn
(705) 538-1234

Great Food at terrific prices! Great Views and open year-round. Fantastic meals at a terrific price.  Pizza, Wings, Ribs, Chicken, Seafood, Steak and much more.