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Irving Big Stop Family Resturant

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1751 Paul Martin Dr, Pembroke, Ontario K8A 6W5, Canada
+1 613-735-1066
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Ottawa, Canada
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97 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You have to review a restaurant on what it is trying to be. In this case, a "big stop", truck stop and place for families , sledders etc...It does it well. Service is friendly in a throwback sort of way. " Honey", " Sugar", " Dear". Hey, why not. Portions are large and they get what they do right, like... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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69 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2017

Short and sweet. We stopped by here twice for gas and once for lunch on our way to Quebec. The food was good and the staff were friendly. I felt my meal was a good value.

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Ottawa, Canada
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128 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016

We ate here with family on Christmas Day. The restaurant was very nicely decorated, including a beautifully decorated Christmas tree in the centre of the restaurant, and the staff were outfitted in Christmas hats, jewellery, etc. It was nice to see them all in the Christmas spirit. The service was very good. We had the turkey dinner with all the... More 

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North Bay
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

Quick and friendly service, prices reasonable and good menu selection. Located on Paul Martin Drive just off Hwy 17 for easy access. Lots of room as they were able to easily accommodate our large group of 35 people without a reservation. Classic truck stop fare. If staying in the area or just passing through. It is also located near the... More 

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Thank Dan S
Petawawa ON Canada
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

Large restaurant. Very good service The breakfast is great. Very large serving. Deco is nice and eating area very clean. Open 24 hrs

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Thank kitchisibi
Rome, Italy
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30 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Breakfast food was fantastic and a great price. The staff was friendly and always ready to give a refill.

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Thank melc2535
Pembroke, Canada
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

The food is Excellent. The staff is great and the prices are very fair. The only issue I have is the wait times to be seated. We have gone to this place many times, so the one thing I will suggest is for you to go before the usual breakfast, or lunch or supper hour begins so that you can... More 

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Thank Thomas C
Ottawa, Canada
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71 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

We were excited to see an Irving Big Stop in Ontario. The food in their Maritime locations is first rate and always part of a road trip. Tried the turkey and stuffing burger, it was OK but not worth going out of your way for. About the same for the rest of our meal, to be honest we had a... More 

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Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

Resturant is basic truck stop,good food and friendly waitress,enjoyed same time with my sister ,it has a small take out area with hardware products for sale,very busy place,looks like they do well here.

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Napanee, Canada
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47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

Stopped for fuel, decided supper was in order. Ordered a clubhouse sandwich made with real turkey. My wife had fish tacos they were excellent, portion size was good. Friday night was all you can eat fish and chips which we did not have but plenty of people were the fish looked good lightly battered. Staff is friendly and my cup... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
International
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1751 Paul Martin Dr, Pembroke, Ontario K8A 6W5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Pembroke
  • Phone Number: +1 613-735-1066

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