Bistro 67


Address: 1604 Champlain Ave, Whitby, ON L1N 9B2, Canada
Hours:
Sunday Closed
Monday Closed
Tuesday 11:30AM–9PM
Wednesday 11:30AM–9PM
Thursday 11:30AM–9PM
Friday 11:30AM–10PM
Saturday 5–10PM
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Menu: bistro67.ca
Reservations: bistro67.ca, opentable.ca
Phone: +1 905-721-3312

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Takes Reservations Yes
Delivery No
Take-out No
Accepts Apple Pay No
Accepted Cards Credit, Debit
Good For Lunch, Dinner
Parking Private Lot
Bike Parking Yes
Good for Kids No
Good for Groups Yes
Attire Casual
Ambience Trendy
Noise Level Average
Alcohol Full Bar
Outdoor Seating No
Wi-Fi No
Has TV No
Waiter Service Yes
Caters Yes

Classy, pricey restaurant on Durham College's campus is a unique 'farm to field' experience that is fun to try - but ultimately a bit lacking in execution. Service and decor is excellent, though! Menu changes seasonally, as expected.

WHAT WE LIKED: Moroccan Braised Boneless Beef Short Ribs. Cauliflower was fun to try.
WHAT WE DIDN'T: Lamb tacos were meh. Seafood fettuccine was disappointing.
WHAT I'D GET NEXT: Spanish Meatballs? Game Farm chicken breast? But the menu changes seasonally, so who knows?

Swung by on a Friday evening, with reservations. Parking is ample on campus, space is upstairs and spacious with a modern look. We were greeted by a friendly server and a simple menu. The food took a bit to come, but complimentary bread comes with orders - and it's pretty good!

Note: we came on Earth Hour day, so the lights went out mid-meal, which made some of the pictures a lower quality than usual. They accommodated all patrons with extra candles and opening all the blinds.

TANDOORI CAULIFLOWER: good portion size to share, interesting flavour. It's something new and I'm glad I tried it. It is lacking 'kick' and I'm not sure that tandoori spices and cauliflower compliment each other amazingly well, but it's a unique take and vegetarian-friendly. Try to eat the cauliflower with the bread (it goes better like that).

LAMB TACOS: Two tacos for $18 better be spectacular... and this wasn't. There was a decent sized lamb chunk in the taco, but the wrap itself was not big, and the flavour was mediocre. There's better lamb for cheaper.

SEAFOOD FETTUCCINE: Value-wise ($20), it's just not there. Hard pass. (Picture missing due to Earth Hour.)

MOROCCAN BEEF SHORT RIBS: most of the meat was actually REALLY tender - a couple of rougher chunks, but that's normal. The flavour was fairly good: it was a bit gamey and husky, and strong. Taste-wise, definitely the best option we had. The mash was fluffy and creamy, and went quite well. As with the others though, it's a bit small. I recommend trying this.

It's a fun experience to come, and I think there is enough on the menu that caught my eye that I'll eventually want to come back. It is a pricey experience, but there is value in sustainable food practices, and field-to-fork is pretty cool.

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