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295 Bay St, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 1R8, Canada
(807) 344-6600
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner

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  • 9
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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This is one of those places that when you don't want to cook, need a place to kill some time, or can't decide what you're feeling like, you'll always end up there. Price points are great for what you get; fresh ingredients, unique dishes, friendly service, and above par plating. Our favourite... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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thunder bay
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  • Bar scene
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thunder bay
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

This is one of those places that when you don't want to cook, need a place to kill some time, or can't decide what you're feeling like, you'll always end up there. Price points are great for what you get; fresh ingredients, unique dishes, friendly service, and above par plating. Our favourite dishes inclue the fish tacos, the mussels, and... More 

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Keep coming back for the great beers and menu that keeps old standards like the steak and goat cheese salad plus the odd new dish. Pub ambience with superb food at a good price. The comfy seats are wearing thin but ......

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Peterborough, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

had the steak salad. Very good! service was good and not rushed at all. Also had the coconut shrimp which was pretty good. this place is obviously a favourite with the locals.

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Although a bit on the pricey side the food is excellent and service is a smidgeon slow but makes the food much more appreciated. Service is polite on part of the serving staff.

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Ajax, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

This place had very good food, huge portions (leftovers looked like huge portions still), lots of good IPA's on tap, including some local ones. Try the coconut shrimp, it's excellent.

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015 via mobile

Has been a favourite spot for both lunch and after work drinks/food for several years now. The food never disappoints! I always want to try something new but always return to the steak and goat cheese salad for lunch...it never disappoints! All of the appetizers are amazing as well. Love the atmosphere and always have a great time with the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

My wife and I travel all over and our favorite places to go for dinner are pubs. We think the best pubs have good and diverse crowds, good selection of beers and wines, good service and good food. Madhouse scores in every one of these criteria. We ate here twice. Both times it was crowded so the service was a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We stopped in for lunch before doing the "Bay Street shuffle". Our waitress was helpful and friendly and recommended some good drink selections. Really enjoyed the fish tacos. Had a generous portion of chicken fingers and side of veggies. Would return for lunch.

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Pleasant atmosphere were people from all walks of life meet up with friends to have a pint or get a great meal . Great value for the $ . Fun place. Everyone is made to feel welcome

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Thunder Bay
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Somehow I always think the food there is better than it is. I seem to remember having more vegetarian options on their old menu. Still a fun place to go for drinks.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 295 Bay St, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 1R8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Thunder Bay
  • Phone Number: (807) 344-6600

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
  • Cuisine: Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene

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