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Central Saloon

Diner, Canadian
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20 King St, Dryden, Ontario P8N 1B3, Canada
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Winnipeg, Canada
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

This hotel / restaurant and bar lounge is permanently closed people Don't waste your time to go downtown as its closed but was once the place to go For a lot of people ! Hope the owners can retire now and enjoy their days !!

Thank Rose C
Arborg, Canada
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

Whenever we are in Dryden, we go for breakfast at the Central. It is a traditional diner with traditional food. Lots of food, friendly service, attracts the coffee row guys. It has been there forever with very few changes. Good value for the money. Feel comfortable when sitting there eating.

Thank Jan123838
Pickle Lake, Canada
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The outside looks dumpy, but pretty nice on the inside. It is a family restaurant up front and a bar in the back. The food was good and the portions were big. Our server was awesome, but we`ve heard that they are sometimes not treated well. The prices were very reasonable.

Thank ECMcKillop
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

Dropped in last week for a quick bite. Old diner style, with hearty servings at a great value. Will have to drop in again next time we are passing through

Thank George C
Thunder Bay
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

Wonderful place to have a hearty breakfast or a greasy spoon lunch. True the decor is dated and washrooms are not modern (but are very clean) but the quality food, great service and retro atmosphere more than make up for it!

Thank mikemodano
Dryden, Canada
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

Love The Central and have for many, many years. Has good hometown food, lots of choices on the menu and very fair priced.

Thank Habs676
Thunder Bay, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

great big servings, great prices, great service, dated decor (but it didn't distract from the experience).

Thank xshmahh
Thunder Bay, Canada
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

Pros: People were nice. Meals were inexpensive. Cons: Really dated decor, dirty, the mens washroom looked like they ran out of money and just painted it anyway, it was also very dirty. Food was almost all processed, the little that was fresh was horrible.

Thank Aclassdriver
Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

We asked a local where to eat in Dryden and this was his number 3 choice. It looks a bit grim from the outside but that is not always a good indicator of the restaurant. Inside was grubby with sticky carpets. We all had a different choice from the menu. The food was below average, my wife's fish was overlooked... More 

Thank Patrick G
Northwestern Ontario
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190 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 239 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

This place is cheap, has 70s diner decor, but the diner food is plentiful and good for a twice a year treat! The poutine is delicious and you can eat until you burst for under 10 bucks at this place! But if you are looking for the uber clean place, this is not it. Service is great, price is cheap,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Diner, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 King St, Dryden, Ontario P8N 1B3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Kenora District  >  Dryden
  • Phone Number: 807.223.3735

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?