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Norma Jean's

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Canadian, Delicatessen, Pub, Fusion, Gastropub
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243 8th St E, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 1L2, Canada
+1 519-376-2232
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went to Norma Jeans to celebrate our anniversary and they didn't disappoint .. the food was amazing, Irish Nachos were fantastic, the Filey Monroe was cooked to perfection and the Rainbow trout was amazing.. The cheese cake to end was delectable! we will be travel back to Owen Sound just for another meal at Norma Jeans and bringing all... More 

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Thank Frances S
Port Elgin, Canada
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We stopped here for lunch. We had the DiMaggio burger and the Mediterranean sandwich. Both were excellent and served hot and fresh. We finished it off with pecan pie - also very good. The restaurant is nicely decorated. Will definitely come back!

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Thank Christine S
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this spot and not having a reservation, they were able to take us. We really enjoyed the food, all made on site, and the desserts are too. We liked it so much we went back again on another evening for dinner before we left for home. The decor is Marilyn Monroe, hence the name. Very small but busy... More 

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Thank daddywaggs
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Warm friendly greeting. Ask for the table for 4 by the bar. Menu choices provided sufficient varsity in addition to the daily specials posted on the wall and embellished by our server, we came st 7, made a reservation about a week in advance, got the table we requested. Excellent salads and mains.

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Thank Lawrence D
Toronto
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Consistently excellent food, sometimes hard to find in smaller cities. Fun staff and atmosphere . This place has been around for many years and never disappoints.

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Thank Jfortney
Neepawa, MB
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Never been to the area before and saw the name on TripAdvisor. My GPS picked it up right away and we found it easily. With the great food and the atmosphere of vintage star pics and old blues, I was so glad we got a table. I guess our timing was good. It was my husband's birthday and they seemed... More 

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Thank Lynne R
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great experience, food was amazing, I had the steak, filet and it was melt in your mouth tender with excellent flavour. Beautiful presentation but the best was the Chocolate mousse desert, omg it was intense chocolate flavour! Amazing. Servers were wonderful! It's a small venue with a cosy atmosphere. Definitely will go again.

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Thank Deena B
Southern Ontario
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54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food here is quite good. But it's VERY popular so we had a bit of a wait for our food. One of our party's name is actually Norma Jean...the server really didn't believe her..sort of brushed her off. It would have been nice to have been treated a bit nicer. But in any case we enjoyed the food quite... More 

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Thank Savytraveller10
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48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Owen Sound recently and dropped in here for lunch. What a lovely atmosphere with quaint sittings of small tables and sidebar couches. The menu was inviting and the specials too.Our waitress was friendly and efficient. I had admired the Marilyn Monroe photos and she brought me a Marilyn picture book to peruse. Very thoughtful of her. Our... More 

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Thank laineeee
Barrie, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spotted this restaurant tucked in behind an unassuming storefront while walking in downtown Owen Sound. Two restaurants we passed were closed so we decided to take a chance. We were not disappointed! The server was friendly and knowledgeable and the menu had many interesting choices. We ordered the Reuben sandwiches, one of our faves for lunch. I had a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$4 - $22
Cuisine
Canadian, Delicatessen, Pub, Fusion, Gastropub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 243 8th St E, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 1L2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Grey County  >  Owen Sound
  • Phone Number: +1 519-376-2232
Description
Norma Jean's opened it's doors in 1984 and has been a local favourite for 30 years. Offering a wide range of food and brews/spirits for every walk of life. Drawing inspiration from many cultures and culinary styles. Norma Jean's also includes daily lunch and dinner features created by the amazing team of chefs dwelling in the closet... Uh hum, I mean kitchen!

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