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Prospector Restaurant

230 Park Ave, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
(807) 345-5833
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Ranked #25 of 238 restaurants in Thunder Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Mar 26, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
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Dauphin, Canada
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96 reviews 96 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 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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67 reviews 67 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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Dryden, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

This is a very nice place for dinner. I had the prospector bones which are a HUGE plate of beef bones. The flavor was great but they were abit tough. Two plates of chicken came to our table and both were a typicle chicken breast dinner. The soup, salad bar and bread were awesome! The waitress was good, not great,... More

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Thunder Bay ON
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

have the Prime Rib - it's the best - different sizes to suit all - tender but a bit pricey It's a family tradition for October birthdays; the food speaks for itself but I feel the service & atmosphere aren't anything special We went Sunday night around 730, out by 845 after decently-priced drinks

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Yoho National Park, Canada
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

went to prospector restaurant for our daughter last meal for some time she was going in hospital for a operation ..the salad bar is my fav. but she just loves the steak and the juice on the plate ..we had to take pictures of her for you would think she was a chef by the sounds when she cut her... More

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Thunder Bay
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52 reviews 52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

My wife and myself enjoy the prime rib here..I tried the owners cut which came with mashed potatoes topped with a garlic butter and a side of great baby carrots plus the salad bar which is filling in itself..my wife had the 5oz. cut with same sides as myself..great quick service and food tasted great..to cook a prime rib for... More

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Newmarket, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

Went with colleagues from work. It was nice enough decor, staff were very friendly and efficient For food, ordered steak. Ordered medium rare, it was definitely well done. Perfect char marks though. Meat was thinner cut so it would difficult to cook properly but still this is supposed to be a steak house. Potato was underdone. Salad bar was passable... More

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