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The Dam Pub Gastropub

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53 Bruce Street South, Thornbury, Blue Mountains, Ontario N0H 2P0, Canada
+1 519-599-2110
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: A popular family owned Gastropub set in the quaint village of Thornbury...
A popular family owned Gastropub set in the quaint village of Thornbury, Ontario. We are featured regularly on The Food Network's "You Gotta Eat Here!" Folks come for miles to enjoy Red Seal Chef Suzette Gerry's culinary delights, over 665 whiskies in Stephanie's Whisky Bar, and our impeccable service with seasoned waiters. All this nestled into our circa 1875 house with a welcoming and cozy ambience. Reservations highly recommended. YES when you see that little yellow airplane pulling a banner saying THEDAMPUB.CA-ALL DESSERTS HOMEMADE ...... that is us!
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  • 35
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 3
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Great place for dinner with friends

Were visiting friends in Collingwood and decided to have dinner for 4. We called to reserve and they recommended we show a little earlier than requested as there was a large party coming in, and they didn't want us to be inconvenienced. The drink selection is great - we sampled a couple unique... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
Gerry S
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Richmond Hill, Canada
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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205 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Richmond Hill, Canada
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Were visiting friends in Collingwood and decided to have dinner for 4. We called to reserve and they recommended we show a little earlier than requested as there was a large party coming in, and they didn't want us to be inconvenienced. The drink selection is great - we sampled a couple unique beers. They provided a sample of various... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 via mobile

Visiting Thornbury for the week and ate twice at the Dam Pub. The service and food (and drink) were so good the first time (Danielle was our server and was fantastic with great suggestions) we had to come back with visiting family. Kayla was our server for round two and was friendly, helpful and attentive. Both times the pub was... More 

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Owen Sound, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

My new favourite place! It more than lived up to the great praise from my well-travelled friend. With a warm and welcoming feel both from the staff and other patrons, the inviting feeling really draws you in. The food is outstanding, and I will be looking for every excuse to get back as soon as possible. Expect the very best,... More 

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Blue Mountains, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Quality ingredients, good portions and great atmosphere. Their staff care about how their food is made and presented. Their onion rings are the best I have ever tasted! Good selection of local beers. Whiskey lovers will enjoy their crazy selection of whiskey

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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

Had ribs last week at Montana in Woodstock, they weren't bad but the ribs here tonight are to die for. Chef Suzette's rub was excellent and not overpowering, sweet and spicy at the same time. The portion was more than enough plus the apple salad/slaw was refreshing, different, paired well with the spice from the ribs

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Thornbury, Ontario, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Yummy food for different tastebuds in a Scotish ambience. Whiskey lovers will enjoy the wide variety of different malts. British cuisine as well as local North American favourites.

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Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
112 reviews 112 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

We visited after a Sleighride near Blue Mountains (i.e. we were frozen!) and this cute pub welcomed us and warmed us with a hot toddy. It has a spunky charm - the only thing it is missing is a nice fireplace and hearth.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We went to The Dam Pub for my husbands birthday with friends...best dinner we have had in a long time. Big portions with fresh local ingredients. Service was great!! Next time we are in the area we are definitley going back.

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Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
94 reviews 94 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

My husband and I drove to Thornbury to have dinner from Toronto one night. The ambiance of the pub is lovely, very cozy and compact. The food was okay, my husband enjoyed the burger, I had the pasta and it was not what I expected for a gastro pub. I am a pasta fanatic, but unfortunately this did not do... More 

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Burlington, Ontario, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I attended The Dam Pub for a birthday party. My group came all the way from Burlington Ontario via a recommendation from my brother in law. WORTH THE DRIVE! the food was amazing, the atmosphere was great and the staff went out of their way to accommodate our group. I highly recommend The Dam Pub to anyone passing thru Thornbury... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 53 Bruce Street South, Thornbury, Blue Mountains, Ontario N0H 2P0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Grey County  >  Blue Mountains  >  Thornbury
  • Phone Number: +1 519-599-2110

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 29
  • Cuisine: Scottish

Description

A popular family owned Gastropub set in the quaint village of Thornbury, Ontario. We are featured regularly on The Food Network's "You Gotta Eat Here!" Folks come for miles to enjoy Red Seal Chef Suzette Gerry's culinary delights, over 665 whiskies in Stephanie's Whisky Bar, and our impeccable service with seasoned waiters. All this nestled into our circa 1875 house with a welcoming and cozy ambience. Reservations highly recommended. YES when you see that little yellow airplane pulling a banner saying THEDAMPUB.CA-ALL DESSERTS HOMEMADE ...... that is us!
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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