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Irving Big Stop Family Resturant

1751 Paul Martin Drive, Pembroke, Ontario, Canada
613-735-1066
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Ranked #24 of 72 Restaurants in Pembroke
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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English first
Petawawa, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Service was very friendly and the food was great. They were just being renovated so can't wait to see the finally result!!

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Douglas, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Typical truck stop menu. Overall consistent family oldfashioned big plates. The clubhouse comes with real white turkey meat and lots of bacon. The pies are homemade and I can attest to the taste of the butterscotch as I make it myself. It was a huge portion with great buttery taste. Not as dark in colour which comes from using dark... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The big stops are always consistent with good portions and many choices. I use the big stop across eastern Canada and the US.

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Nassau, New Providence Island
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161 reviews 161 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We thought that the food at a truck stop would have a certain cachet. It did. In terms of food, if you want to have a typical 1950's restaurant meal, this is the place to go. The menu items are generic -- fish and chips; turkey dinner; clubhouse sandwich; burgers and fries; mashed potatoes and gravy; cream of tomato soup;... More 

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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We arrived shortly before noon and ordered 3 regular breakfasts and a small salad. An hour later we were still waiting and the people around us were ordering and eating lunch. We were about to walk out after waiting 65 minutes when finally our food came. The breakfasts were cold and the bacon was rubbery and undercooked. The small salad... More 

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Iroquois Falls, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I went here for breakfast , because they had always been good before, the eggs and home fries arrived cold.... not to appetizing. I was in Pembroke for three more days and I never went back.

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Vancouver, Canada
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82 reviews 82 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

I enjoyed this place. It is a truckstop restaurant, so I was a little wary, but I thought the food was pretty good, and nicely portioned too, especially if you are hungry. I like that they serve breakfast food all day! It is also open 24 hours, and though it gets crowded during traditional meal times, it is easy to... More 

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Ontario,Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

The service was slow and what killed our appetites was the smell of the snowmobiles gas, you can smell it all over the restaurant, very very strong.They need to invest in a better ventilation system. That can't be healthy for anyone in that restaurant.. The food was ok but its a truck stop.

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Halifax, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

I agree with previous comments where they complain about the service, food etc..since the change in ownership. I've been going to this Irving for the last 20 years however since the change I hardly eat there as the service in the restaurant is horrible, as a trucker a good breakfast is the start of your day I used to order... More 

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Burlington, Ontario, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

Made a quick stop in early November based on a friend's recommendation. Clean efficient and good quality truck stop food. Would recommend it to anyone who is on the road looking for a bite in Pembroke.

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Additional Information about Irving Big Stop Family Resturant

Address: 1751 Paul Martin Drive, Pembroke, Ontario, Canada
Phone Number: 613-735-1066
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Pembroke

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