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Prospector Restaurant

230 Park Ave, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
(807) 345-5833
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Ranked #25 of 242 restaurants in Thunder Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Jul 25, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

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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Timmins, Canada
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63 reviews 63 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We stopped in here for a supper after a long day of travelling on the recommendation of a friend who used to live in Tbay. Great service and vibe. Soups where excellent and the rolls were pretty good. Salad bar seemed small at first glance however upon closer inspection it was chock full or great veggies and accoutrements for salads.... More

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Barrie,On,Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Had family dinner there may31,2014 as it was my daughters grad weekend.was an hour and a half wait for a table of 6 but the food is excellent as well as the service. good value for the money.

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Newmarket, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Meal was okay. The cut of steak was decent. the best part is the salad bar and the home made buns. I wish i wasnt on a diet, i could eat a dozen of them :) Price for product was reasonable. I have eaten here before and will do so again.

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Ontario's Near North, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We have always loved this restaurant for its salad bar and prime rib. Whenever we wanted to go out for a special occasion we would choose the Prospector as the prices were a little high for just a regular supper but ok for a special outing. However we noted on our last visit the prices have gone up, making it... More

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Dauphin, Canada
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99 reviews 99 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014 via mobile

We chose The Prospector for grandma's birthday based on past experiences. We last visited several years back and found little has changed. Our team of servers were outstanding, prompt, informative and pleasant. Food was not remarkable with the exception of the fresh baked rolls often mentioned. We enjoyed prime rib, salmon and steak. The fake bacon bits and salad bar... More

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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72 reviews 72 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We had another wonderful meal and evening out for our anniversary. The food was great and company even better.

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Sioux Lookout, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

I had a great time,, service was great.... food was great.. I leave there full everytime i go to thunder bay

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Dryden, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

I've been going to Thunder Bay's Prospector Restaurant down on Cumberland for many years now and have never been disappointed. From exceptional food to some of the best service I've ever experienced it is a pure joy to visit. My personal preference is the filet mignon, a succulent little piece of beef heaven, done to perfection and good enough to... More

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

We have been going to the Prospector for years and each time has been great. Salad bar works for everyone, prime rib is the best in town and the service is excellent.

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