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Good News Cafe

116 Syndicate Ave S, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
(807) 623-5001
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Ranked #55 of 238 restaurants in Thunder Bay
Most recent review
- Aug 15, 2012
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9 reviews from our community

88% Recommend
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English first
Top Contributor
172 reviews 172 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 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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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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
13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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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
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78 reviews 78 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 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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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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