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$$ - $$$, French,
100 Trafalgar Road N., Erin, Ontario N0B 1Z0, Canada
+1 519-308-0900
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good9%
  • Average6%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“panini” (3 reviews)
“soup” (5 reviews)
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Canadian, French, Bar, International, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
100 Trafalgar Road N., Erin, Ontario N0B 1Z0, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

excellent omelette, as always friendly service and environment thank you for adding the omelette to the menu

Thank Bain W
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

We came in later on a Saturday night. Only one family was tabled in the dining room. The service was very slow and the food was nothing special for the price. My husband ordered a burger which came medium rare (if your going to cook...More

Thank Gardener167
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Great atmosphere .. amazing food! Even had gluten free options which was a nice surprise! :) :) :) :)

Thank denisehui
Reviewed 8 May 2018

I love this restaurant! It's now called Fanjoy but it still has it's "Friendly Chef"! The food here is amazing and the staff is great! I highly recommend the Hills-burgers! Portions are very large and a great price for what you get! I love that...More

Thank sahodgson9
TheFriendlyChef, Owner at Fanjoy, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Thanks for your review and kind words. I am glad you enjoy both our headlining “Hills-burgers” and the convenience of our meals to go for cottage or home. Hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

My husband had the steak which was cooked to perfection. I had the stuffed squash seasoned to perfection. The best home fries I've ever had. Definitely worth the visit, and we plan on visiting regularly. Highly recommend

Thank Natascia P
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Had a delicious Saturday brunch with great food prepared by the Chef herself. Very friendly and would recommend stopping in here for a bite to eat and maybe a glass of wine(or two).

Thank Lorraine H
TheFriendlyChef, Owner at Fanjoy, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Thanks so much for joining us for brunch and also for taking the time to write a review! It was our pleasure to serve you and I hope to see you back again soon. Chef Pam

Reviewed 6 January 2018

Had a fantastic brunch at The Friendly Chef! Even got served by the chef herself. Caramelized banana French toast. Yummy and beautifully plated! The place is comfortable and I enjoyed our time. Also spent a little money in the shopping section! Well, a lot of...More

Thank jdeline
Reviewed 22 December 2017

We went there for the first time to enjoy a nice dinner. We were seated at a table that was not set up. Every table should have been properly set before dinner customers arrive. Light are way too bright, though they are on dimmers, it...More

Thank SirC_LadyDD
TheFriendlyChef, Owner at Fanjoy, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review my restaurant on TA. I appreciate you coming for dinner and am glad to hear that the food served met your standards and that you will be returning! I also appreciate your suggestions about how we can...More

Reviewed 19 November 2017

enjoy the friendly, relaxed environment had a nice poached egg breakfast - eggs were poached correctly - would like to see an omelette on the menu

Thank Bain W
TheFriendlyChef, Owner at Fanjoy, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

thank you so much for coming for brunch and for then taking the time to write a review on TA. I'm glad to hear that you appreciated your perfectly poached eggs! We have taken your suggestion and omelettes are now on our brunch menu!

Reviewed 10 November 2017

Stopped in after seeing this place for several months. Very friendly and welcoming, nice atmosphere. Menu is not huge, but a decent amount of selections. Tried a couple of the pastas, had a $5 beer and a couple of pieces of pumpkin loaf. Was surprised...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$23
Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Trafalgar Road N., Erin, Ontario N0B 1Z0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Erin
  • Phone Number: +1 519-308-0900
  • E-mail
Award-winning chef Pam Fanjoy creates connection and wellbeing with inspired, internationally adventurous meals made from scratch using local ingredients at Fanjoy, a relaxed and rustic restaurant and bar in the heart of Hillsburgh, Ont. Fanjoy also offers delicious, healthy meal solutions to-go, including fully prepared meals to enjoy at home, cottage or chalet, as well as full-service catering, hands-on cooking classes and special events.
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