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madhouse

Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
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Ranked #23 of 238 restaurants in Thunder Bay
Price range: $10 - $30
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night
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English first
Kingston, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Have been to Madhouse numerous times for lunch and dinner. It has a great casual ambiance, like a very congenial neighbourhood pub. Can sit at bar or a table. Menu is not extensive but has good set of choices. Food is solid, not spectacular but very good - have never been disappointed. Prices very reasonable. Have had good salmon, quesadillas,... More

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Great ambiance, great beer, one of the only places that has more than 'CANADIAN' on tap. Trust me, a great place to meet people and have great wings, amazing burger and a nice cold glass of beer!

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Thunder Bay, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

we usual enjoy nice quiet evenings out together. This all changed on Halloween. We changed up the venue and went to the madhouse on a recommendation from a friend. The service, the hot waitresses and bar staff were very helpful and friendly. The food was exceptional. The cake was one of the best I've eaten. The best part of the... More

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America's Hinterland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

I sampled two Sleeping Giant beers and two other local brews that were on tap. All four beers were way above average. Staff was friendly and cheerful. Clientele were chatty - the noise level was good for conversation. Sadly I had an invite to a friends cabin and did not get to sample the fare. I am going back next... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013 via mobile

I have eaten at the madhouse on many occasions and it is always great! Foods great, service us great, and the atmosphere is casual and comfortable. Pub style restaurants like this one, the Neebing, the foundry and others are a huge hit and often get slammed with customers without warning and at odd staffing times, but I have always had... More

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Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

ate at the Madhouse tonight and the madhouse burger was awful, the hamburger patty was a frozen patty heated up and tasted awful, it was dry and bland, fast food restaurants have better hamburgers, service was also very slow, very bad experience, would not recommend at all

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

My mom and I are visiting Thunder Bay for a hiking trip at the Sleeping Giant. After 8 hours out on the Peninsula we were hungry! Our motel host recommended The Mad House, and we were glad we went. Back in Minneapolis Cider would easily be $8-9. Here it was $5.50-6 depending on the cider. I also ordered a Pear... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013 via mobile

Went hungry and with the very friendly waitresses suggestion of the tomato, bacon, mozzarella sandwich. AWESOME! Tomatoes had been marinated and were succulent. Focaccia was crisp withe the bacon nestled in the melted cheese. Fries were the thick and meaty. Would highly reccomend them.

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Orillia, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

We have been frequenting this bar/restaurant for several years when in town. We don't care that it's not fancy and have always enjoyed the pub atmosphere and friendly and casual service even though we go there for lunch or dinner. Our favourite is the steak and goat cheese salad but overall we have seen this restaurant slip a little-they should... More

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

Great feel to this pub... nothing fancy... at all... but good food... great feel and good draft choices... just what you want... for a low-key romantic chat... beer with friends or a place ot go after the show...

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