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Prospector Restaurant

27 Cumberland St S, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
(807) 345-5833
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Ranked #11 of 243 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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Marathon, Canada
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Consistently a very good restaurant... quick seating, great waitress and very good food... the salad bar is good, not huge.. the meat (we had prime rib) is wonderful but those Prospector Buns fresh from the oven every so many minutes, yummy heaven!!! I have never been disappointed at this restaurant... and the waitress was very happy to collect some leftover... More

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sioux lookout ontario canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

fantastic salad bar... fresh fish... great steaks... nice private seating. We love this place.The Prospector is a bit pricy but it is good value.

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

have always had a great meal here steak and prime rib yummy, homemade buns as much as you can eat the best beef barley soup and a wonderful salad bar. always good and great service. try it for yourself

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Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
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40 reviews 40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW via mobile

These guys have hands down the best soup and salad bar in town. Their buns and soups are delicious! I have been here numerous times over the years and very rarely had anything that I didn't like. Both their Seafood and their Steak are delicious (Get the friend of the owners cut if you're looking for something hearty). Price wise... More

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Most people come for the prime rib dinner, but many enjoy the large salad bar and soup...and just love the flavour of the buns. A casual relaxing dining experience, can be noisy at times but absolutely enjoyable experience. You shouldn't be able to leave hungry!

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Mississauga, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

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
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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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
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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
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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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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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