5 Places In Barrie You Need To Grab A Bite This Fall

Try Something New!

As the weather starts to cool off and your favourite patios begin to pack up for the season, it is time to start thinking about a change of scenery for your social calendar. Fall is a season that calls for relaxation. It is the blissful period of time in between the hustle and bustle of summer activities and the wonderful whirlwind of the Christmas season. Spice up your get-togethers this fall by trying out a new place to grab a bite or warm up with a yummy drink. Whether you’re a coffee lover, beer fanatic, dessert-aholic or just looking for something new to do, there is something for everyone in this list of unique places our city has to offer!

Lazy Tulip Cafe



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The aesthetic of this adorable little café makes for a unique atmosphere and a general sense of positivity and warmth. The breakfast/lunch menu offers a variety of delicious options you wouldn’t find at your typical franchised restaurant… did someone say pear and goat cheese salad? Yes please! Lazy Tulip prepares all meals in house and is proud to offer daily specials, vegan/gluten free options and fair trade/organic coffee!

Chillz Dessert Lounge



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Chillz Lounge is a dessert lovers dream! It offers a classy and modern space to indulge in all of the feel good treats you could imagine. The key to this outing is to bring as many friends as you can, to maximize the number of sweet treats you can share. It is almost impossible to decide on just one thing! Don’t forget to warm up with one of many specialty coffees, tea lattes, or spiked hot chocolates!

The Speakcheasy



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This secret hideaway underneath “J’adore Fine Cheese and Chocolate” is a time warp into the 1920’s. It is a tasting bar that specializes mainly in wine, cheese, and chocolate while giving guests the opportunity to explore a variety of pairings. Be sure to make a reservation ahead of time, as this intimate little spot quickly becomes a new favourite for many visitors. The Speakcheasy is also known to host an assortment of interesting events. In the past this has included Jazz and Blues night, Clothing Swaps, Fundraisers, and Murder Mysteries!

The Foxx Lounge



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This rockbar/hotdoggery offers a simple, yet delicious, menu of standard pub food including nachos, wings, pizza and of course… hotdogs! With up to 17 “Foxx Dogs” to choose from, this place goes big on their hotdog game. Be sure to pay a visit on a Tuesday for one the Foxx Lounges weekly comedy nights. For just $5 you can enjoy a fun filled twist on your typical nights out at the pub.

Barnstormer Brewing Co.



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This brewery is not only a great place to broaden your craft beer horizons but also to enjoy delicious food. Imagine pairing a flavourful and refreshing new beer with baked brie, crab cakes, fried chicken and waffles or homemade mac and cheese! For the full experience, sign up for a free brewery tour online ahead of time. For something different, sign up for trivia night or beer yoga!

Feature image courtesy of The Lazy Tulip via Facebook