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Little Tub Harbor, Tobermory, Ontario, Canada
5195961228
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Tasty Italian food

Great authentic Italian food! I had the seafood pasta in a marinara sauce and it was very good. Good portion size and seafood tasted fresh. My girlfriend had the cod which sat in a bed of marinara and vegetables on top of a rice cake (think ariancini ball but different shape). This was also... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Awesome food and friendly people..all the food is homemade and you can tell. 2nd time visit in 2 yrs..mmmm

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

What a find! Tucked away at the end of the harbour away from the hub of Tobermory we found one of the best places! Authentic Italian, delicious sauces, pasta and fresh seafood. A classic. Don't miss it if you're on the Bruce. Congratulations to the team at Molinari's

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

This is the best Italian food I have ever had. It's very presentable and the taste is perfect. You honestly wouldn't think this restaurant is good based on location, seating arrangements and decor. However it is amazing. I would go again if it wasn't a six hour drive for me.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Great authentic Italian food! I had the seafood pasta in a marinara sauce and it was very good. Good portion size and seafood tasted fresh. My girlfriend had the cod which sat in a bed of marinara and vegetables on top of a rice cake (think ariancini ball but different shape). This was also good, especially for a non carb... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

To be honest, I was not expecting very much going to an Italian restaurant in Tobermory, but it was the restaurant with the most vegetarian options for my friend. There was a line-up upon entering but the warmth and smell of garlic wafting through the door gave us reason to wait. Although the small and modest place was very busy,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Out of the way. Across harbour from all the boat tours and stores. Worth the walk around. We had the Caesar salad, anchovy and capers and all! Delish! We had two pasta dishes I cannot remember the names of but they were so so delicious. Authentic Italian style for sure! The employees/ owners were very attentive to our being happy... More 

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Sarnia, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

I definitely give this restaurant an A for effort. The waiters did try their best to give us good service, but they just didn't meet our expectations. That being said we all loved our food, simple and delicious and a welcome change to pub food in Tobermory. This restaurant has great potential... they just need to iron out the kinks... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

If you are visiting the Bruce Peninsula, Tobermory or Wiarton, I highly recommend Molinari's Italian Restaurant located waterside at Tobermory's Little Tub Harbour. At the end of the pier, the atmosphere is quiet and relaxing. We dined outdoors. Manuel is a fabulous chef! His meals are authentic Italian, generous portions and reasonable prices. Wonderful sauces...like nonna's! Be sure to order... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Relaxed, eclectic atmosphere, with a sophisticated menu. We brought our kids here for an early dinner and the staff were very friendly and accommodating. A simple, yet scrumptious spaghetti with marinara for the kids, seafood and Alfredo fettuccini for us. A nice break from the pub style food that dominates the harbour.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We took a walk down the boat docks of downtown Tobermory, we had our dog so was trying to find an outdoor area that would welcome our fur baby as well, They had no problem for us to sit on the outdoor patio, even supplied a water dish for Guinness. We had a great lunch, really enjoyed their bruschetta! And... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Little Tub Harbor, Tobermory, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Bruce County  >  Tobermory
  • Phone Number: 5195961228

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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