FAQ

Visit the Snug Lighthouse. Gilly's Snug Harbour Marine offers roundtrip water taxi tours.

When are you open?

Weekends only (Fridays–Saturdays–Sundays) from Friday, May 12 to Sunday, June 11, 2023.

We are open on Victoria Day Monday, May 22, 2023.

Daily We are open from 11:30am - 7:30pm daily starting Friday, June 16 until and including Labour Day Monday, September 4, 2023.

Weekends only After Labour Day we will be open Friday to Sunday from 11:30am-7:30pm through to Thanksgiving Weekend, including Thanksgiving Monday, October 9, 2023.

The marina remains open, including parking boat launch and boat storage. Fresh fish and smoked fish is still available, but please call ahead.

 

Where does the fish that you sell come from?

Most of the fish we serve at Gilly's, Pickerel, Whitefish and Lake Trout, come from the waters of Georgian Bay.

 

Do you take reservations?

Yes we take reservations, please visit our website for availability. We currently accept reservations for half our capacity and reserve the other half for walk-ins.

 

Do you offer takeout? 

We offer takeout same day. Please visit our website to order. Takeout is limited and the time slots fill up fast.


How do you say 'Gilly'?

Easy! It starts with a hard 'g' and rhymes with silly! It's pronounced 'gill-ee'.

 

What was Gilly’s before it was Gilly’s?

Prior to 2001, it was called Snugle In Restaurant and before that it was a store and marina only.

 

What is the weather like in Snug?

It is always sunny in Snug! But if in doubt, consult the weather stone...

The weather stone at Snug Harbour marina and store on Georgian Bay.

Are you open for breakfast?

Absolutely not, unless you eat your breakfast at noon, and understand that regardless of what you call it, it's still actually lunch.

 

Are you open holiday Mondays?

Yes! The restaurant will be open on Holiday Mondays through the Summer.

 

What is your season?

Starting Thursday, June 17th we are open 7 days a week until and including Labour Day Monday. After Labour Day we will be open Friday to Sunday from 11:30am-7:30pm through to Thanksgiving Weekend, including Thanksgiving Monday, October 11th.

 

How do we get to the Snug Harbour Lighthouse?

You can paddle, boat, or swim - choose wisely! We offer roundtrip watertaxi service to the lighthouse, book your time here.

 

What are the water levels like?

In 2021, the water is much lower than in 2020, thank goodness, but it is still at a good depth for visiting boats.

 

When can we hear music on the deck?

When summer holidays are here, the weather is right, and when musicians can make it! Please call us if you are interested in playing… We love to hear and share local talent! Due to Covid restrictions, we are following guidelines and will offer music when we are permitted.

 

Photo credits:

Many of the pictures you see were taken around Snug Harbour by Sarah Gilbert. Others were taken by Meg Wallace Photography.