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705 Goderich St, Port Elgin, Ontario N0H 2C0, Canada
(519) 832-5565
Today
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 15
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
BURGER SUNDAY!

We like to visit the Wis for there burger special on Sundays. Especially during the summer! For $9 you get a very tasty burger with choice of any 3 toppings and comes with fries. The Ceasars are the best in town. Use to go for wing night but they are too small /greasy and usually over cooked. Go to... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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Port Elgin, Canada
Good for:
  • Bar scene
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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

This Pub has the best Outdoor Patio in the area by far. Great Live Music. Menu is eclectic, something for everyone. ( Wing Night on Wed). Just a fun place to be. Bring on your summer fun Wismer House 2015.

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Port Elgin, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We like to visit the Wis for there burger special on Sundays. Especially during the summer! For $9 you get a very tasty burger with choice of any 3 toppings and comes with fries. The Ceasars are the best in town. Use to go for wing night but they are too small /greasy and usually over cooked. Go to Allen's... More 

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Port Elgin, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

The food is good but this pub has limited tables for dining inside and the lighting is poor. When weather permits, you can dine on the outdoor patio which is quite nice. They have specials on different nights. Wednesday is 1/2 price wing night and is quite popular. Overall a nice spot.

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Port Elgin
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Really enjoyed being seated on upper balcony listening to outdoor band on patio below. Food was good, service was attentive and we really enjoyed basil mash drinks and spicy Caesars.

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Port Elgin
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36 reviews 36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

I was Mr. Mom last week so naturally that meant take the kids to local restaurants fest. Our trip to the Wiz was a big success. I didn’t get the waitresses name (I wish i had) because she was polite, efficient and great with the kids. The kids each had the fish n chips and were both extremely happy with... More 

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Port Elgin, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Usually a great place to eat, but one bad night ends this. Loaded potatoe soup served cold and scummed over surface,with a slight chaulky taste. Stay away from the super salty spinach dip served in a soup bowl slopped over everwhere, with bread bits the size of croutons and flat bread deep fried to the point it slides off the... More 

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Port Elgin, Ontario, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I've never been treated so dismissively by wait staff as I and my party of 7 were here. It was not a busy night this summer, yet we waited ten minutes for menus and then ANOTHER ten to place our drink orders, given to a bored waitress who did not meet the eye of anyone at the table, nor apologized... More 

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Newmarket, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

So, to be clear, I didn't eat here. Was delivering product to their back-of-house. While I can't comment on the quality of their food I did want to mention that their kitchen (of which I have seen hundreds) is amongst the cleanest and most organized I have ever seen. In their reefer, all the sauces they use are stickered in-house... More 

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Southampton, Canada
Top Contributor
100 reviews 100 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I guess we should have known better than to take the advice of a guy working at Home Hardware. But he did say the food was really good and that the new chef was amazing and...and...and...we bought in. Maybe the chef only works at night because the lunch was extremely boring. We had a "peameal melt" with side caesar -... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

A late September Friday - Sunny but a bit cool on the patio but we were determined (as were a lot of diners). The specials caught our fancy and the Cabbage Roll Soup was the clear winner over the Chicken on Ciabatta which was huge yes....but the soup was spectacular! We asked for bread with the soup and were given... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 705 Goderich St, Port Elgin, Ontario N0H 2C0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Bruce County  >  Port Elgin
  • Phone Number: (519) 832-5565

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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