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Good News Cafe - CLOSED

116 Syndicate Ave S, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
(807) 623-5001
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- Aug 15, 2012
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9 reviews from our community

88% Recommend
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English first
Alberta
Top Contributor
193 reviews 193 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

This tiny little cafe is wedged into a hard-to-reach corner just south of Victoriaville, on Syndicate Avenue North...not a great neighbourhood and hard to find parking unless you use the parkade attached to the mall. (Try on some of the nearby sidestreets.) But the journey is worth it...it's that kind of homey, menu-on-blackboard place where everything tastes good and is... More

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St. John's, Canada
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42 reviews 42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2012

I had the Thunder Oka cheese sandwich on pumpernickel and carrot ginger soup. I finished off with a slice of zebra cake. Very tasty. It is casual, and they really seem to care about the food. Nice coffee, as you would expect. You pay before the food comes, which I dislike as I don't want to tip before I know... More

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Yoho National Park, Canada
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45 reviews 45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2012

a small little cafe but they sure know there deserts , a little prcey but for home made cant complane.

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2012

In the sketchy area behind Victoriaville but oh so worth it. Best sandwiches I've ever eaten on the most delicious bun / bread I've ever tasted. Delicious salad! May seem pricey but worth every cent!!

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Foody61
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2010

The food is pretty good and I usually stop in every other month when I'm in town, but the last few times I've found the atmosphere strained and awkward. They had a long-time waitress whose take on customer service was impeccable, she was always warm, welcoming and proficient. I've scarcely been back since she left, because the quality of service... More

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Thunder Bay
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2010

Will not disappoint. Try the chipotle chicken sandwich!

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Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
86 reviews 86 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2009

Had their: 1. Thunder Oak gouda with caramelized onions and cranberry on rye sandwich 2. Chicken with avocado and other stuff. Wish I also had their Asian salad. I would highly recommend this place to visitors. I'd go back there again myself. My only complaint would be that their water glasses are too small and since you pour your own,... More

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girl48
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2009

I eat lunch here at least once a month - and have brought numerous out of towners - it is consistently the best in the city. reviews don't fully give credit to the variety, fresness and consistency of this restaurant.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2008

One of the best places to have a party...great catering

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