We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Shorty's Bar & Grill

967 3rd Ave E, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 2K7, Canada
+1 519-376-0044
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“steak” (37 reviews)
“wings” (29 reviews)
“crab cakes” (8 reviews)
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
967 3rd Ave E, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 2K7, Canada
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (364)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 358 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

This restaurant has a great menu selection and the cocktails are so tasty! The food never disappoints and the atmosphere is casual and fun-not really good for a quiet, romantic meal.

Thank Kay P
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Found this on a sun filled day drive, walked in and were graciously greeted and seated staff were friendly, our server quickly got our drink order, Although she wouldn’t come back to the table until our menus were closed, ( see this at several restaurants...More

Thank Sam d
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking at doing "dinner and a movie" on Friday night. We had not been to Shorty's for quite some time. One nice thing is there is no shortage of parking, even for our F350 SuperDuty. The interior had not changed much since the...More

Thank PawsMona
Reviewed 1 week ago

I really loved Shorty's food, the plates were BIG and tasteful. The service was perfect, our waitress always had a smile in her face. If you go to Owen Sound I highly recommend you this restaurant.

Thank Ariadna R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a popular watering hole in downtown Owen Sound. We sat at the bar with my wife's Dad who is a regular. There is plenty of seating but the place can get very busy. The menu has a good selection of meals and appetizers....More

Thank Allan A
Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

Family Dinner on a Friday Night and it was a great experience, food, drinks & service were all exceptional, will be back!

Thank John R
Reviewed April 30, 2018

Went for lunch.It was great, good service, good food, the menu has lots of variety, nice decor, lots of interesting posters

Thank Beverley O
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

Went for dinner on a Friday night during an Owen sound hockey tournament and shortys was they busy. From what I could tell they had 3 hockey teams there at the same times at one point. The waitresses can definitely hold there own. They did...More

Thank Angie P
Reviewed April 1, 2018

We’re here from Windsor for a few days and trying the recommended restaurants. Best so far. Great staff, our server made us feel at home, she was attentive and has great people skills. . Crab cakes YUMMY, Steak/Caesar, Chicken Souvlaki meals, portions good, All travellers...More

Thank 639dmr
Reviewed March 17, 2018

This restaurant is a step or three above the normal chain food restaurants that plague the East Side strip. It is a little more pricey, but it does pay off in quality and portion sizes. Can be very busy during OHL hockey season. Great parking...More

Thank Shaun P
Nearby HotelsSee all 10 hotels in Owen Sound
Springmount Motel
8 reviews
.18 miles away
Travelodge Owen Sound ON
505 reviews
.61 miles away
Comfort Inn Owen Sound
182 reviews
.68 miles away
Travellers Motel & Restaurant
28 reviews
.69 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Casero Kitchen Table
181 reviews
.06 miles away
The Bleeding Carrot Juice Bar
64 reviews
.11 miles away
The Curry House
86 reviews
.09 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Inglis Falls
353 reviews
.18 miles away
Tom Thomson Art Gallery
50 reviews
.29 miles away
Jones Falls
55 reviews
.64 miles away
Owen Sound Marine-Rail Museum
36 reviews
.29 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
May 9, 2015|
Response from ShortysGril |
Hi Joseph unfortunately we do not air any of the fights. They only place would probably be BP. Cheers see you in August Shorty's Grill
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 967 3rd Ave E, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 2K7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Grey County  >  Owen Sound
  • Phone Number: +1 519-376-0044
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing