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A&W Restaurant

Fast Food, Canadian
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2 Hemlo Dr, Marathon, Ontario P0T 2E0, Canada
(807) 229-1754
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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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451 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 262 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Marathon Ontario is a sad looking place. We went looking for a place for lunch and very little in Marathon looked inviting. I really glad our visit was perhaps an hour or so. We ended up at A&W. It was ok. The poutine was horrible, but the burgers were ok.

Thank photoguywisconsin
Thunder Bay, Canada
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here to grab a quick bite to eat and carry on with our road trip. What can I say...you don't go to A&W expecting anything but fast food...and that's what we got. The service was good despite the server being new. The server wore a badge "please bear with me in training" and even used this phase when... More 

Thank Onlymyopinion2013
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

With hardly any customers in, the wait time should not have been anywhere near as long. The food wasn't great and did not seem fresh considering the long wait. The cashier went to serve the drive through window part way through taking our order. When we left a staff member was smoking and emptying garbage just outside the doors which... More 

Thank Pippa P
Toronto, Canada
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82 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

Well kept interior with good food and friendly service. I loved the frosted mugs of rootbeer, not something I can get in local Toronto A&W,

Thank TorontoBoris
Muskegon, Michigan
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146 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016

We stopped here again this year and again were pleased by the excellent service as well as good food. Although the menu is standard fare A&W, it was very good. If you are looking for good burgers and fries you cannot go wrong with this A&W.

Thank Bruce H
Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States
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157 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2016

The A&W itself was pretty much like any other A&W chain restaurant, but they do serve poutine, which is something we don't have in the U.S. (in the south anyway). The poutine from A&W was better than some I had at other restaurants in Canada. The staff was young, and didn't really want to be at work, but who can... More 

Thank Leeann B
Ontario's Near North, Canada
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69 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2016

I never buy A&W bought bought it again for my grand daughter and I for a picnic. Was awful. I'm not sure how they do there French fries, but these had to be sitting for awhile because they were disgusting. Even my gd would not eat them. I had these little mini wraps, lettuce and a sm. Piece of chicken,... More 

Thank sally_travel57
Dorval, Canada
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2015

Regular A & W food, the staff was not overly friendly or talkative, overall very average and washrooms were not very clean.

Thank Qc_tourist
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2015

Small town with not many restaurants to choose from. The staff has always been friendly but the store needs to be undated. Food is the usual A&W fare.

Thank sienna1221
North Muskegon, Michigan
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90 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2015

Went for foot long chili dogs or at least chili dogs only to find this location doesn';t serve them. : (

Thank grdault

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Fast Food, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Hemlo Dr, Marathon, Ontario P0T 2E0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Marathon
  • Phone Number: (807) 229-1754

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