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Norma Jean's

243 8th St. E., Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 1L2, Canada
+1 519-376-2232
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Ranked #9 of 88 Restaurants in Owen Sound
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $4 - $25
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Delicatessen, Café, Gastropub, Fusion
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Norma Jean's opened it's doors in 1984 and has been a local favourite for 30 years. Offering a wide range of food and brews/spirits for every walk of life. Drawing inspiration from many cultures and culinary styles. Norma Jean's also includes daily lunch and dinner features created by the amazing team of chefs dwelling in the closet... Uh hum, I mean kitchen!
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English first
Markdale, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

The girls were looking for a new place to meet for lunch and we found this. It was like sitting in Dads rec room. The food was great and the prices very reasonable. I had the burger and it was perfect. Cook just right..you had to hold it with two hands....and really had to fight to eat the whole thing.....but... More

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Mississauga, Canada
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54 reviews 54 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Had lunch at Norma Jeans this week and was very disappointed. I had a Reuben sandwich which consisted of soggy toasted bread, a small amount of meat and a limp salad. My friend had a Caesar salad with chicken which arrived without dressing and topped with a few tiny pieces of chicken. It was not great. The prices were high... More

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Norma Jean's always has excellent food. At this visit we were not disappointed and our waitress was very friendly as well. I had the diablo sandwich, which they warned me was quite spicy but I found it very mild (still delicious). The house white wine is really good. Definitely will get a reservation next time, as we were only able... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Very friendly staff (Colette helped us) and excellent food lead to an overall wonderful dining experience. The restaurant is very quaint. It is a local bistro with a rustic ambiance. We had steak, artic char and fish and chips. All were very good. We will be back for more.

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Coloma, Wisconsin, United States
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

This restaurant was highly recommended to us and we were very disappointed. The rib eye was very tough and stringy.. The veggies were under cooked (eggplant was raw!). Our Beer was served in a hot (from the dishwasher?) pitcher. When we complained the waitress did nothing to fix the problem. Service was poor with callbacks too late to make a... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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43 reviews 43 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We enjoyed a hearty meal at Norma Jean's tonight. The food was very tasty and the service was friendly and quick even though the restaurant was full. We would recommend this cosy eatery in Owen Sound.

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Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Everything is made fresh, so you can adjust the dishes to your taste. My daughter has requested to make her seafood pasta non-spicy. So the wait time is also a bit long, for us was 45 minutes. The seafood was good with contemporary twist. I liked the seafood crepe, rich in cheese. Meat was a little bit dry. This is... More

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Barrie, Ontario, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I usually bring my clients for lunch and every time we eat the services is terrific and the food is amazing.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The strength in this restaurant of 31 odd years in the same location, is the staff. Beth, Jason and Collette know their trade very well and are second to none. It is a busy restaurant and a great spot to meet up with old and new friends. The specials are generally pretty good but are pricier. The only down fall... More

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Buffalo, New York
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67 reviews 67 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I'm willing to give this restaurant something of a pass on what was obviously a bad night. The reviews here are great, and a resident said it was quite good. Still ... The good news was that the food was quite good. But the story goes downhill from there. After getting a table, we ordered and waited for our food.... More

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Additional Information about Norma Jean's

Address: 243 8th St. E., Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 1L2, Canada
Phone Number: +1 519-376-2232
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Grey County  >  Owen Sound
Open Hours:
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 4 - 25
Cuisine: Delicatessen, Café, Gastropub, Fusion

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