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Farina Ristorante - Inside Best Western

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700 Lakeshore Drive, North Bay, Ontario P1A 2G4, Canada
+1 705-474-5800
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Today
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Thu - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 7
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  • 0
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Very Pleasantly Surprised !

A group of eight of us were staying at the Best Western, and thought that we'd check out the on-site restaurant for dinner because we were all tired and didn't feel like going out again. Restaurants located in Hotels are usually mediocre at best, right ? Not this place. Our waitress Tammy was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
Mike D
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Minden ON
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  • Large groups
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  • Italian first
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English first
Minden ON
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101 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

A group of eight of us were staying at the Best Western, and thought that we'd check out the on-site restaurant for dinner because we were all tired and didn't feel like going out again. Restaurants located in Hotels are usually mediocre at best, right ? Not this place. Our waitress Tammy was excellent, and made some helpful menu suggestions.... More 

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Timmonsville, South Carolina
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

The food was very good. However, the table we had was in full view of the numerous guests for special events passing by in the hall and did not feel very private. Make sure you reserve a side table.

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North Bay, Canada
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Food is really good, but you have to wait quite a long time. Prices are a little high but fair for the portion size. Wait staff is courteous, but again you have to wait quite a while for your food to be served.

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Ashley B, Manager at Farina Ristorante - Inside Best Western, responded to this review

Hello Andie, Thank you for your recent review of Farina's. I will address the service speed and make the necessary changes to ensure that your next visit will be outstanding. Thank you again for choosing Farina to dine. More 

North Bay, Canada
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Farina's have good meals especially for supper or lunch. Good menu and broad selection Good quality food.

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Ashley B, Manager at Farina Ristorante - Inside Best Western, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review on Farina. We hope to see you back real soon More 

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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I've eaten at Farinas at least a dozen times over the last few years and it never fails to amaze. I usually make reservations but there's almost always a few tables available. The one time we had to wait for a table wasn't more than 15 minutes. The menu has something for everyone. Simple steak, chicken and seafood dishes combined... More 

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Ashley B, Manager at Farina Ristorante - Inside Best Western, responded to this review

Hello Fran, Thank you so much for your recent review on our little taste of Italy. It makes us smile to know that we are doing something right. More 

Northeastern Ontario, Canada
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81 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Great value for your dollar, room sevice menu is very vast with great selections, food arrives very hot with all the trimmings! All meals ordered and appetizers were all very generously portioned! I do not hesitate to recommend this restaurant as they make excellent steaks, chicken Parmesan, pastas, salads and more. Usually I find room service does not do good... More 

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Ashley B, Manager at Farina Ristorante - Inside Best Western, responded to this review

WOW!!!! Thank you so much for your very kind words, It warms our hearts to make someone smile. More 

North Bay, Canada
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I have been to Farina several times. It has a lovely ambiance, quiet, clean. The food is very good. Sizable portions. The food could rival any Italian home cooked meal. I find the pricing very reasonable for the quality & portion sizes. I would recommend this eatery in the top five in North Bay.

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Ashley B, Manager at Farina Ristorante - Inside Best Western, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review on Farina, TOP 5!!! that is our goal at this time. More 

North Bay
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67 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 258 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

I've only been to Farina's a few times but I've been thoroughly impressed each time. Not being a huge fan of pasta I tend to only go to good pasta places a few times a year and Farina is one of those places. I highly recommend the mushroom pasta - it's delicious.

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Ashley B, Manager at Farina Ristorante - Inside Best Western, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words about our little taste of Italy, And we hope to see you again real soon! More 

North Bay, Canada
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The food is delish! I have been numerous times for lunch on business and always have a great meal. When I went with my family, my 3 year old was well taken care of.

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Ashley B, Manager at Farina Ristorante - Inside Best Western, responded to this review

Hello Bernadette, Thank you from our team here at Farina Restaurant. It is good to hear when we are doing something right. We appreciate your continued patronage. More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We came to North Bay for a surprise birthday party and stayed at the Best Western Conference Center. Above all they accommodated our dog the rooms are immaculate and we were not put in a room that was run down as we have come across in the past. I would recommend this hotel to anyone who has a pet.

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Additional Information about Farina Ristorante - Inside Best Western

Address: 700 Lakeshore Drive, North Bay, Ontario P1A 2G4, Canada
Phone Number: +1 705-474-5800
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Northeastern Ontario  >  North Bay
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 1:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 1:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 1:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 20
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 700 Lakeshore Drive, North Bay, Ontario P1A 2G4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Northeastern Ontario  >  North Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 705-474-5800

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 20
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?