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Modern Bistro Fare for Lunch or Dinner at Red Canoe Bistro (Half Off)


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Hyper-seasonal ingredients create dishes such as Atlantic salmon with corn pancakes or pork loin stuffed with snow crab

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Expires Aug 29th, 2013. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per table. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required. Dine-in only. Must purchase 1 food item. Not valid on holidays or special events. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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Choose Between Two Options

  • $10 for $20 worth of modern bistro fare for lunch
  • $20 for $40 worth of modern bistro fare for dinner

Lunch menu offerings include local Hungarian pepper soup ($8), house cured rainbow trout with saffron aioli ($13), and mac ‘n’ cheese made with chevre, mozzarella, and Mapledale cheddar aged for three years ($13). Dinner includes a mushroom éclair with glace de viande ($16), corn-dusted Atlantic salmon with corn pancake ($26), and roast pork loin stuffed with snow crab, potato gnocchi, and a mushroom cream sauce ($36).

Red Canoe Bistro

After deciding at a young age what he wanted to do, Red Canoe Bistro’s chef Tobias Pohl-Weary wasted no time getting started. By age 12 he was assisting chef Jamie Kennedy during a New Years Eve meal at the Palmerston Restaurant, by 17 he apprenticed under chef John Higgins at the King Edward Hotel, and by 18 he'd apprenticed under Chef Michael Stadlander at Eigensinn Farm. After managing some of Canada’s finest restaurants, chef Pohl-Weary decided to pour his considerable knowledge and experience into Red Canoe Bistro.

Favouring a hyper-seasonal menu, Tobias builds dishes that give voice to regional Canadian ingredients, wild edibles, and local game. Diners might feast on naturally raised beef and pork belly burgers with wild leek aioli, chuck steak chili with local habaneros, or pan-seared scallops with a spiced carrot puree and goat’s milk yogurt drizzle. Local ingredients mingle with flavours from India, Asia, and Italy to create robust entrees that helped earn Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence for 2012 and 2013. Tobias and his team of culinary savants are always willing to change their recipes to accommodate vegans, and people with allergies or specialty diets upon request.


Had the Bisque to start, and the pasta with smoked chicken and homemade bacon, incredible!

Peter A, 4/19/12

The service and the food were excellent

vivlfc, 10/7/12


76% of 95 customers recommend

  • “Make reservations ahead of time, great place to eat, menu is always changing with local fresh products. ”

  • “Be prepared to sit and dine for several hours if busy but food is well worth it!!!”

  • “If you haven't yet tried Red Canoe Bistro, what are you waiting for? Great food; great service!”

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    398 John St.

    Burlington, Ontario L7R 2K4


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