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“Very enjoyable” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Norma Jean's

Norma Jean's
243 8th St. E., Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 1L2, Canada
+1 519-376-2232
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Ranked #3 of 90 restaurants in Owen Sound
Price range: $5 - $26
Cuisines: Delicatessen, Café, Gastropub, Fusion
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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!
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11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Very enjoyable”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

The food was fantastic.
My only criticism is only 1 waiter. She was run off her feet. But she did her best due to the restaraunt being busy on Valentines night.
Deffinatly going back again..

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Mundelein
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Loved this”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012

Another great atmosphere, and the food was wonderful - great mussels - terrific variety on the menu to choose from.

Visited November 2012
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Kincardine
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Review Up-Date for Norma Jean's Restaurant: Good Things are Happening! Give it a Try!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

Our first time back to Norma Jean's Restaurant in a very long time was a less than stellar experience and we wrote this in our initial review back in October of this year.

However, shortly after posting our comments on Tripadvisor, Norma Jean's Chef - Mr. Fraser - contacted us through this website. We were pleasantly surprised that he took the time to write to us and apologise for our less-than-perfect experience at this restaurant. It now seems to us that this eatery is going through some growing pains and is in the throes of re-organizing. The Chef is in the process of training kitchen staff etc. and hinted that there are plans to revitalize the decor in future.

We were very impressed with his honesty and sincerity, and look forward to going back to Norma Jean's Restaurant for a meal. We would recommend people stopping by and trying Norma Jean's for themselves. Running a restaurant takes many hands and many caps and there will be off days despite best efforts. We wish Chef Fraser and his staff the best of success in his new endeavour and to meeting him in person."

  • Visited October 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Owen Sound, Canada
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“Good Burgers”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

Had their DiMaggio burger. It was cooked to perfection. Crispy on the outside, pink on the inside. I would recommend it if you like a good burger.

Visited October 2012
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Louisville, Kentucky
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13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Just As Fine As "The Big Guns"”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

We went to Norma Jeans after a week @ Stratford's most gourmet establishments and it was on a par with all of them. A+++ cuisine and fine service and a small funky ambience. Terrific!

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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