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Norma Jean's

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Cafe, Delicatessen, Pub, Fusion, Gastropub
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243 8th St. E., Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 1L2, Canada
+1 519-376-2232
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for: Romantic, Families with children
Description: Norma Jean's opened it's doors in 1984 and has been a local favourite for...
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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  • 61
    Excellent
  • 53
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 5
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fine Dining

Been to this establishment 5 or 6 times A very good menu selection and good food.Wait staff friendly and courteous

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 3, 2015
Terry M
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Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada
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Meaford, Canada
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As always Norma Jeans has delicious food and wonderfully friendly staff. We had the scallop pasta and they didn't have a problem giving me extra scallops when I asked for no bacon. Thank you for helping me celebrate my birthday.

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Meaford, Canada
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service was friendly and the atmosphere cozy and we really enjoyed the local beer on tap (Killannan). Unfortunately, there was some major disappointment with the food. Three in our party ordered the Arctic char which was very good despite the lack of seasoning (dry flavorless dill used and a slice of lemon). The main disappointment was in the side... More 

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Thank lindadH8526CE
Calgary, Alberta
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're a foodie, you'll enjoy the varied and interesting menu here. If you just want an excellent meal in a comfortable environment with very helpful hosts, you'll also be very satisfied. When one of our group asked about local microbreweries, samples were brought out. All questions were answered and dietary requests handled with ease. We couldn't have asked for... More 

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Thank Calgarian811
owen sound canada
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

A very unique restaurant in the heart of Owen sound. Very intimate atmosphere and tremendous food. My wife and I always choose Norma Jean's for any special event such as a birthday. Best burger in Grey County. Staff very courteous and helpful if you are unsure what to have. Hasn't changed much in over 30 years, but doesn't have to.... More 

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Thank hgdjd56
Hanover, Canada
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49 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

a kick back to merlyn Monroe. classy place small need reservations, but good food and no track pants.. awesome steak dinner. its on a side street. park car , eat and go for a stroll down town owen sound were the stores are

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Thank Janice B
Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015 via mobile

Been to this establishment 5 or 6 times A very good menu selection and good food.Wait staff friendly and courteous

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Thank Terry M
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

Great place for a date night, but a little expensive. Food is good. Friendly staff. Reservations are a good idea.

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Thank Tammy A
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Our first visit last May was wonderful! I had the Moroccan Scallops to start & the white fish special - both fabulous. My husband has a surf & turf which he said was perfect - he's very fussy about his steak. Second visit this summer was such a disappointment - menu changes & the food was not nearly as tasty... More 

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Thank Maureen S
Owen Sound
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Had their regular burger, nothing regular about it!! Flavor bursting at the seams, fast friendly service and more than reasonably priced. Cosy atmosphere and friends faces. Norma Jeans has always been a gem in the downtown core...a Must visit for everyone!

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Thank Aliandmike
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015 via mobile

Visited without a reservation and were welcomed with a smile. Lovely ambience, excellent service. Great food. The fish was particularly good. I would recommend to friends.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 243 8th St. E., Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 1L2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Grey County  >  Owen Sound
  • Phone Number: +1 519-376-2232

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 20
  • Cuisine: Cafe, Delicatessen, Pub, Fusion, Gastropub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Families with children

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!
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?