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Prospector Restaurant

27 Cumberland St S, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
(807) 345-5833
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Ranked #11 of 242 Restaurants in Thunder Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Mississauga, Canada
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

We were told to go to the Prospector Restaurant once we got to Thunder Bay, ON. From the fresh rolls, the salad bar, the prime rib (not expensive ), the service,,,Tammy, was our waitress, the atmosphere was great, very comfortable and just everything about the meal was great. Tammy was alert and brought us a nice special dessert because it... More

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Thunder Bay, Canada
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I came here with the family and enjoyed it greatly. The meal was a little pricey, but the meat is extremely juicy and tender. Just like candy. Not to mention the fresh buns either. If you want to feel full, come to the Prospector.

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Thunder Bay, Canada
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The roast beef is some of the best anywhere and the bun's are to die for, also one of the few places left with a salad bar, what a treat.

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Thunder Bay, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This is the best prime rib you will taste. Great salad bar and fresh buns to die for! Servers are friendly and very accommodating...you will want to keep going back...great atmosphere.

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Known for their prime rib, soup and salad bar, the bread and buns are a must. Great homemade soup, we love the clam chowder. The prime rib melts in your mouth! Great food, good service.

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Thunder Bay, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

You will .get the best prime rib and buns in Canada here ,the salad bar is top notch as well the ambience is rustic in old bank building ,the service was great!

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Thunder Bay, Canada
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

After living in Thunder Bay for about 2 years, we finally made it to the Prospector Restaurant. We had heard it is a great place for Prime Rib and excellent Prospector buns. We arrived at about 6:15 pm and were told to expect about a 25 minute wait, which was estimated very close to perfectly. The waiting area is very... More

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Victoria, Canada
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Well! How can it get any finer? We were seated at the last booth by ourselves, nice bottle of wine and then followed up with a near perfect cut of the Prime Rib! Absolutely perfect. The service and value right up there with the quality of the food. Salad bar, included with your meal is also very good. We could... More

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Hamilton, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Good service at the restaurant and the dinner rolls are excellent. The meal came out hot and we didn't wait long for waitress to see how it was. Very classy place!

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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

This is an old style steak house with an excellent salad bar, fresh bread and rolls you could easily turn into a meal. The portions are more than generous.A fellow at the next table had the ribbones. I swear they brought him a side of cow! The primerib is prepared to order. Very tasty. My wife had the garlic prawn... More

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