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295 Bay St, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 1R7, Canada
+1 807-344-6600
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (20 reviews)
“quesadillas” (3 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, Canadian, American
$$ - $$$
295 Bay St, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 1R7, Canada
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Reviewed February 2, 2018

I have been to Madhouse twice with friends, and both experiences have been excellent. The wait staff are prompt and have a great sense of humour. The food is very good. I especially like the buffalo cauliflower bites (and so do my friends!) I also...More

Thank KennyZam
Reviewed January 31, 2018

I once loved the steak and salad combo but this is getting skimpier and the salad dressing has changed to not-so-interesting. The speaker system is HORRID and the management doesn't seem to comprehend that people like to chat and socialize. The barbender was rude and...More

Thank bellabeanie2017
Reviewed November 22, 2017 via mobile

In town for a day & wanted to eat somewhere local. Enjoyed the welcoming vibe—we had fun quizzing each other with the Trivial Pursuit cards on the windowsill by our table. We ordered a burger, a hot chicken club sandwich & the chicken quesadillas. Everything...More

Thank Niener99
Reviewed October 16, 2017 via mobile

We found this place by accident and were happy we did. Loved our server Carmen, and the beverages and appetizers were excellent. Weren't too thrilled with the falafel wrap however.

Thank Dave B
Reviewed September 20, 2017

Three of us went for dinner at recommendation of our hotel for some casual eating. A busy spot, we waited about 10 minutes for a table. There is a large bar with seating as an option. A happening spot during the evening with pub fare....More

Thank sweetpea945
Reviewed August 29, 2017

Wow! We were so happy to find this place all the way out here in Thunder Bay. We're out-of-towners and got stuck for some late-night food and refused to drive across the province to eat at another stupid Montana's or other chain garbage. We loved...More

Thank mickey-n-mallory7785
Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

Found this spot based on Trip Advisor reviews as we were passing through. I had the highly recommended steak and goat cheese salad, it was delicious! Everyone else enjoyed their food as well. The server was friendly, but not too quick to refill our drinks....More

Thank princessesmommy
Reviewed August 24, 2017

Other than the usual array of fast-food places, there doesn’t appear to be a wide variety of choices in Thunder Bay. The Madhouse Tavern is a nice little pub/restaurant with a nice selection of brews and decent food options. Service was friendly and reasonably efficient,...More

Thank FlyGuy47
Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

Our most recent visit to Madhouse was a great experience! We were excited to try some new menu items! We had the Buffalo Cauliflower which we were able to choose from mild, medium or hot! We choose medium! We also ordered the Poutine with Mushroom...More

Thank LisGor_Mc
Reviewed July 11, 2017

I come here quite often for lunch. The food is great, and I absolutely love the Falafel Wrap. The atmosphere brings a bit of a European Pub feel to it, which is nice.

Thank Sarah M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $30
Bar, Pub, Canadian, American
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 295 Bay St, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 1R7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Thunder Bay District  >  Thunder Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 807-344-6600
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