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Prospector Restaurant

27 Cumberland St S, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
(807) 345-5833
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Ranked #14 of 245 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
Thunder Bay, Canada
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I had the fish meal and my husband had the prime rib meal. I found my meal heavy with butter/oil and would not order this again. My husband found the prime rib okay but certainly not the best. They have a great salad bar and the best fresh dinner rolls I have ever had. Unfortunately I am not sure I... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This place has the best steaks around. I would recommend getting the prime rib. Also try the beef barley soup and the rolls are to die for. Check this place out

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Have eaten here several times for special occasions. The buns are fabulous, the salad bar has enough variety, and I have never had a bad main course. The service is attentive but not intrusive. It is a relaxing and enjoyable place to eat.

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Thunder Bay, Canada
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

We had dinner here in September. The food was excellent as always. Make sure you try the famous "prospector buns" at the salad bar. Bet you can't eat just one!

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thunder Bay,Ontario
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32 reviews 32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

It is not the atmosphere that brings you here.The buns are addictive and the prime rib very good.The soup and salad bar are ok,but not like the Keg used to have!The staff is friendly .

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Mesa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

The only thing in this restaurant besides the decor & atmosphere, is the buns. The chowder was very fishy tasting, & had imitation crab in it. The salad bar was ok. I had the chicken mushroom. There was a teriyaki sauce on it. The menu did not mention this or I would not have ordered it. It was definitely not... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We've heard great things about the prospector but unfortunately we were let down.. The service was okay, and the food was not up to par at all especially for the prices.. They also didn't have any of their famous prime rib. My steak was overcooked and the sides that came with it were not good at all and they were... More

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winnipeg
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Hidden gem for sure,we stumbled on this restaurant purely by chance as this was my first trip to Thunder Bay . The salad bar had plenty to choose from and the soup are excellent too. You must try their beer on the tap I can't remember the name but it's local brew and it was good.

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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90 reviews 90 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

excellent prime rib steaks with soup and salad bar included. Be sure to arrive hungry. The hot rolls are especially tasty

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We have eaten here several times. The food is consistently good and the service fairly good as well. They raise there own beef and the prime rib is usually very good.

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Additional Information about Prospector Restaurant

Address: 27 Cumberland St S, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
Phone Number: (807) 345-5833
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Thunder Bay
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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