There are hundreds of restaurants in the Barrie Area. Choose from any number of restaurant options from a fine dining experience that leaves your taste buds begging for more, to a fun and friendly grill serving great food and atmosphere. The Barrie Area has restaurants to suit all tastes, including a large selection of eclectic dining establishments and ethnic restaurants featuring culinary creations from around the world! Barrie’s downtown core has an incredible selection of casual dining to fine dining restaurants. Downtown Barrie has the main attraction, its waterfront that draws a lot of buzz about the city. Some of the most unique restaurants and pubs are located along the main street of downtown. Some of Barrie’s most popular restaurants participate in a yearly festival, Barrielicious. This festival takes place every winter, January 18th until February 3rd, as well as every summer, July 8th until July 24th. Barrielicious gives everyone the chance to try a diversity of delicious culinary experiences in the downtown area . Each restaurant will offer a select menu of 3-course meals for $15, $20 or $25 per person depending on the venue of choice. Barrie and surrounding areas have a tremendous amount of chain restaurants to offer the community as well. There is always something to hit that taste bud.