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Caribou Restaurant + Wine Bar

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727 Hewitson St, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6B5, Canada
+1 807-628-8588
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“rabbit pasta” (6 reviews)
“maple salmon” (11 reviews)
“pizza” (38 reviews)
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Wine Bar, Canadian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
727 Hewitson St, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6B5, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was a recommendation from a local; from the outside it doesn't look anything and we probably wouldn't have bothered. The food is very good; fresh and contemporary. Decent wine at sensible prices. I probably wasn't in the best mood to review it - it...More

Thank Gill C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I didn't know about this place when I rolled into Thunder Bay. I saw the highway sign for the Keg and thought I'd stop by there (I've been to the one in Ft. McMurray). However, the front desk person at the hotel recommended Caribou, and...More

Thank Dave C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing food, shared numerous starters and they were all great. For mains we had pastas, steaks and duck. It was beautiful. The server was very friendly and had great wine knowledge to make outstanding pairing recommendations. Definitely recommend this restaurant to anyone visiting TB. It...More

Thank Gaby K
Caribou_Restaurant, General Manager at Caribou Restaurant + Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind review and choosing to dine with us. We are please to hear that your evening was enjoyable and memorable. Cheers, Craig Vieira

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My first time in Canada and in Thunder Bay. A great restaurant with a nice selection of wine and a fantastic menu. We had the Rabbit Pasta and the Salmon Dishes and both were fantastic!!! Highly recommend this great ambiance, good, wine and service location....More

Thank Vjazzywine
Caribou_Restaurant, General Manager at Caribou Restaurant + Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Welcome to Thunder Bay and Canada. We are pleased to hear that your first visit with us was a great one. Enjoy your visit. Thank you, Craig Vieira

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place doesn’t look fun from the outside (you can’t really tell it’s a restaurant) and we only ended up here after the first three restaurants we tried had long waits. But I’m so happy we ended up here as the food was delicious and...More

Thank pagep
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed another fine meal at Caribou, can never go wrong with the great menu choices, and always something interesting with the daily specials. Great service and a comfortable atmosphere, our go to restaurant in Thunder Bay.

Thank Johnson-Kaiser
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great restaurant, great vibe....good wine selection ,only downside is can get a tad noisy. Central location, funky menu

Thank Rick P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service first of all. Great menu with superb quality dishes. Wonderful and yummy dessert. It could hurt your wallet but it is worth it.

Thank DurianOng
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing meal with exceptional service. I have not been let down by a meal here. Recommend the chicken penne, Caesar salad and if you have the room the peanut butter cheesecake. I’m fussy with the quality of my cheesecakes and this one I can find...More

Thank GeminiTravel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an amazing experience at the Caribou this month! The food was excellent from the Caesar salad to the pizza and tasty risotto. Also the varied wine list allowed us to find a lovely Pinot Grigio from Italy to enjoy with our meal.

Thank R8388THjohnl
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Linda M
July 16, 2017|
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Response from Leanne M | Reviewed this property |
Definitely, but I'm not sure there is a kids menu? So if she/he's okay with adult food, I'd definitely bring a 7 year old there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Wine Bar, Canadian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 727 Hewitson St, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6B5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Thunder Bay District  >  Thunder Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 807-628-8588
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At Caribou, the surroundings are comfortable and the focus is contemporary cuisine of exceptional quality. We are a North American bistro providing you amazing food and top-notch service. In our restaurant, we do not stick to just one type of cuisine. Our chefs are inspired by foods and dishes from Italy to Korea, and more. Signature dishes created by Chef Craig Vieira include certified Angus tenderloin, cedar plank salmon, black and blue ahi tuna and wood oven pizzas. To complete your meal, try one of our desserts that are prepared in-house by our pastry chef. In addition to providing a variety of cuisines from an array of culinary backgrounds, we present an extensive wine list that was compiled by our wine expert, Jeff Hupka. At caribou, we are pleased to offer you a wine list chosen for quality and value with exceptional selection. Our list includes an excellent vintage selection of rare and world class wines, as well as over 30 wines by the glass. Our wine philosophy is focused to bring you a great dining experience enhanced with carefully selected wines to complement your meal. If you're in the mood for a variety of wines, try one of our wine flights. Caribou has been listed in "Where to Eat in Canada" for several years running and the wine list has earned the "Wine Spectator Award of Excellence" every year since 2002. For an unforgettable experience, come join us at Caribou for a delicious meal and a delectable glass of wine.
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