Heartwood Restaurant

Family food made from scratch with heart

Hours: Mon: Closed, Tues-Sat: 11-8, Sun: 10-3

The Heartwood is a home for all. A place of nourishment, community, friendship and family. Where music is alive, food is fresh and love is loud.

Our Food

Our kitchen cooks up a wide variety of classic family food, from hearty burgers, poutine and wings, to fresh salads and buddha bowls. We’ve got something for everyone. After 5pm join us for a mouth-watering selection of entrees, all served with our signature heart-beet salad on the side.

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We use quality, local ingredients whenever we can. Our food is cooked up fresh from scratch, with heart.


We’re serving up something for everyone. Classic diner food, fresh salads, all-day breakfast, delicious entrees and our munchkin menu for kids.


Proudly serving our own signature blend of coffee from Madawaska Coffee Co, roasted just down the road in Barry’s Bay.

Bacon cheeseburger Bulldog breakfast poutine Buddha bowl Club sandwich

Our story

The Heartwood is owned by two sisters from the Ottawa Valley. They share a vision for a place to do all of the things they love — gathering people together, sharing good music, and serving delicious food.

The name Heartwood is an homage to their late father, Donald McPhee, who built guitars out of his business Heartwood Guitars. The restaurant is named in his memory to honour not just his craft and creativity, but also his entrepreneurial spirit.

Photo of Shanti and Becky McPhee