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380 George St N, Peterborough, Ontario K9H 3R3, Canada
+1 705-745-3544
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Wed 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Creole, cajun, spicy, hot...and a whole host of other delicious things await. In house brewed beer (4 or 5 types, plus a rotating seasonal). The food is filling, tastes great, and above all tastes authentic. Atmosphere is relaxing yet upbeat....patio in the summer helps, too. This is my one "must" whenever I go back to visit family. Once our meal... More 

Buckhorn, Canada
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Small, cozy restaurant, nice atmosphere, very good service. First time here so we asked a lot of questions and despite only being her second day the waitress was very good about going to ask chef if she did not know answer. Kudos to that. Blackened Catfish was very good - cooked to perfection beautifully spiced (if you like hot). Fries... More 

Thank whogie
Quezon City, Philippines
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really loved our experience going to Hot Belly Mamas. We went for dinner on a weekday, and it wasn't too crowded, just the right amount of people to have a good time. We had the jambalaya with seafood and ribs, and everything was really good! Their margarita is huge, I could barely finish it, but I love it! It... More 

Thank Timee G
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The first thing you notice when you walk in is the atmosphere. Very cool decor. We had the blackened chicken with jambalaya. Tasted suspiciously similar to jambalaya we've had elsewhere, but good nonetheless. Price wise it's a bit on the higher end compared to similar restaurants in the area.

Thank Janelle K
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friends and I make a point of riding motorcycles out to Hot Belly Mamas. Aleast twice a summer. The 2 hr roadtrip is well worth every minute. Try something new from the menu every time out. Never been disappointed. The hits just keep coming out of the Jukebox ( one of the best collections) I must pump 5 or 10... More 

Thank HighscoreSteve
Peterborough, Canada
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Awesome food and atmosphere good music fast service good variety in food and drinks perfect for friendly get togethers.

Thank kim v
Parry Sound, Canada
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58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As usual, I could count on a great meal - for a lunch with my 18 year old nephew. We both found the green salads with our meals exceptionally delicious, and the sweet potato fries had lots of zing. He's a new convert to Hot Belly Mama's and enjoyed his blackened catfish so much he'll be coming back with friends.

Thank Dorothy S
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48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved everything about this dinner ..(wouldn't take our reservation). Decent sized place... need to work on the wait list a little .... others got seated unfairly before us ,.. a couple of things were forgotten a little, BUT they made it up to us ... Nice city, Great Atmosphere of a place , Good selection on Menu, Fine craft brews,... More 

Thank Shawn N
Peterborough, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hot Belly Mama's and adjoining pub, The Olde Stone, are two of our go-to restaurants in town. The staples at HBM include blackened fish, jambalaya and other Cajun treats. The Olde Stone micro beers are also available here and sometimes form part of a daily special. For example, the pumpkin ale, cheddar soup with pulled pork is a hearty and... More 

Thank PickinRod
Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

Nice ambience, service and very good food. Can be cold in winter especially in front near the windows. You have to have the fried sweet potatoes! With soup it makes a hearty lunch!

Thank ArchesCP

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Canadian, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 380 George St N, Peterborough, Ontario K9H 3R3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Peterborough
  • Phone Number: +1 705-745-3544

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