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Rovers Return Grill and Pub

21 Peninsula Road, Marathon, Ontario, Canada
807 229 3000
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Ranked #12 of 16 Restaurants in Marathon
Cuisines: Canadian
Most recent review
- May 5, 2013
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English first
Pico Rivera, California
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

Don't waste your time or money. Went in one night and waited at least 10 minutes while the waitress walked back and forth between the kitchen, bar and other tables and we weren't even offered a menu. We left! Decided to give them a second chance and got overpriced overcooked chicken strips and cold soggy french fries. There aren't many... More

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Marathon, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

their food was average but in their defense they had just opened for a couple of weeks... have heard better things about them recently, so I would say give them a try now.

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Ottawa, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

After discovering that everything in Marathon closes at 8pm, my sister and I chose to try the food at Rover's Return. Apparently, most of Marathon made that same discovery, so the place was absolutely packed! Despite the crowd, my sister and I were seated quickly and the service was promt and friendly. Food was surprisingly high quality for such a... More

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

We had a wonderful experience. The service was great, I do believe the owner of the place waited on us. The food was delicious. We had the Walleye which I felt was appropriately priced for the size of fillet and extras, and it was delicious. The restaurant was clean and decorated nicely. Not a "grill" but more like a cafe.... More

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Sudbury, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

The atmosphere sucked, the service was even worse. The food was expensive and will not go there again. They try to overcharge and claim they don't know how to use the register. The "so called manager" should not have a job there. He's rude, and clearly does not care about the business. There was no air condition, and the door... More

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Bancroft
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110 reviews 110 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

Food was very tasty but entrees and some other items were overpriced. Check your bill carefully. We were overcharged for two items and had to ask for an adjustment.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012 via mobile

The service was slow and we were the only people in the restaurant. The food was okay but not for $15 for a burger, fries and pop (no refills). The server screwed up our prices with no apology. Very rude about and was not even able to use his till properly. Do not go here!!

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Calgary, Canada
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94 restaurant reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2012

Went for dinner Doesn't really look like a pub but more like a cafe. However the service and meal were excellent. The waitress and her assistant were very pleasant and the service was fast and friendly.When we inquired about the walleye dinner special we were told that was only on Friday's(it was a Saturday evening) but if we wanted it... More

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Marathon, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2012

We love eating at Rover's Return. The food is always good and they have a pretty wide menu to choose from. We have found the service to be great too! :)

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Whitby, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2011 via mobile

Good food and flexibility for vegetarians. Good bottled beer selection as well.

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