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Average Joe's

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Contemporary, Family Fare, Diner, Canadian
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Trout Lake Road, North Bay, Ontario, Canada
705-474-1982
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 59
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  • 49
    Very good
  • 21
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
great view

cornbeef sandwich is on marble rye bread very good. .the view of trout lake are great. pickerel diner very big filet

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
spijke
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ontario
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
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136 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
ontario
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11 reviews 11 reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

cornbeef sandwich is on marble rye bread very good. .the view of trout lake are great. pickerel diner very big filet

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Corbeil
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

This is the 1st time my husband and I went there and we certainly will go back. We had generous portions and we sat at the window overlooking Trout Lake. While we were having our 55th anniversary supper we watched the activity on the lake. Was a wonderful experience. The waitress was great too. They also have a patio which... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

I haven't been to average joes in 12 or 13 years and was pleasantly surprised. The service was friendly and the food delicious. The wait time between courses was well times. We will be returning in the future!

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North Bay, Canada
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52 reviews 52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Been here several times and have never been disappointed. The mussels are by far my favorite item on the menu. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable. You will not be disappointed. If its a busy night, plan on maybe taking a taxi over. They don't have much parking there or nearby. Other than that its en excellent place to have... More 

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North Bay, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015 via mobile

Had a lovely lunch today on the patio overlooking Trout Lake. The food was great (the beef dip and the oriental salad) and the service was excellent.

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Brampton, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

On the way to our ultimate destination-New Liskeard, we stopped in North Bay for late lunch at the highly recommended "Average Joe's" - I had a chicken wrap - the wrap was lightly toasted and not too full that it is difficult to hold - and the taste was superb. The restaurant is overlooking Trout Lake, with large windows all... More 

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Tucson, Az
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We were late (for us) arriving at 7:45 PM, and happily got a nice window seat. Nice setting on the lake. Nancy's stuffed chicken was very good..nice steamed veggies too. My salmon on salad was OK..curious...not much salad greens, quite a few miscellaneous things like wasabi beans, pickles, capers ...and it took them 45 minutes to serve the food after... More 

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Rustenburg, South Africa
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202 reviews 202 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
165 helpful votes 165 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

I was drawn by the view. The lunch menu lacked choice. The wings I chose were dry with about one desert spoon full of the promised sauce. The 'Cajun' flavour was a light dusting of spice sprinkled over the standard breaded wings. Service was good. Apart from the setting I would probably miss this place next time.

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Northern Ontario
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119 reviews 119 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We never would have stopped here if we hadn't been with family who have eaten here before. The location is out of the way and the outside doesn't look that inviting but it is a warm, cozy setting inside. The service was great. The ones who ordered the prime rib, steak or ribs were very satisfied but the ones who... More 

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ST. LUCIA
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

What can more beautiful than a delicious salad overlooking the lake. Spacious dining area, great service from welcoming, friendly staff.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Trout Lake Road, North Bay, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Northeastern Ontario  >  North Bay
  • Phone Number: 705-474-1982

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 25
  • Cuisine: Contemporary, Family Fare, Diner, Canadian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Families with children, Doing business, Romantic

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?