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“Good Place” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Thunder Bay Grille

Thunder Bay Grille
Ranked #4 of 352 Restaurants in Rockford
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $30
Cuisines: American, Bar, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
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Good for: Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Large groups, Bar scene
Dining options: Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Thunder Bay's spacious interior seamlessly melds contemporary elements in warm lodge setting; combing the natural beauty of light and dark woods, sparkling glass and soft-colored stones. Thunder Bay's innovative menu, warm hospitality and engaging atmosphere give it a fresh twist to casual dining. Thunder Bay's menu lends itself to choices from rich classic steaks and spectacular seafood to spicy Cajun entrees. Our chefs have created signature entrees like Drunken Steak, Cedar Plank Salmon or Sesame Thai Mahi Mahi. Spice things up with a touch of Cajun, Seafood Jambalaya or our Bouillabaisse. Finish with a decadent dessert of an after dinner cocktail. Try one of our many selections of craft beers. We pride ourselves on our commitment to our guest's experiences with service and want each guest to feel relaxed and cared for while dining with us. We Thunder Bay with comfortable soft seating areas meant for gathering, relaxing and socializing with friends. Memories are made from time spent sharing food and drink, laughter and good times. Thunder Bay invites you to come in and enjoy relaxing casual dining at its best. Invite Thunder Bay to your next event; whether you are planning a rehearsal dinner, wedding reception, private patio party at your home or a corporate event at your office; planning has never been easier. Contact us we can create customized menus to suit your event.
Nashville, Tennessee
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214 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Good Place”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 27, 2014

Ate a few meals here and really enjoyed the place. The service was great and the food was very good.

Visited December 2013
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Germantown, Tennessee
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421 reviews
309 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Good food at a fair price”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 25, 2014 via mobile

This was my second visit and I had a cedar plank salmon which was a nice portion perfectly cooked. The service was good and the staff friendly. I really like the lodge setting with the fireplace as it was very cold during my visit. Dinner for three with drinks was just under $100, a pretty good value.

Thank Jim R
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Dixon, IL
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228 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
“Some buffet food wasn't kept warm”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2014

My wife and I had the very reasonably priced ($12.49) Sunday buffet. Unfortunately, some of the items were at room temperature. Lucky for them I wasn't from the Winnebago County Health Department. Our server, Julia, was nice. We enjoyed the rustic ambiance, but cold food means we likely won't be coming back.

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Peoria, Illinois
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Good food with a fair price and nice atmosphere”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2014

If you like the lodge feel with open ceilings with natural wood logs and stone fireplace then this is a good start. The food was average but worth what we payed for

Visited January 2014
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Janesville, Wisconsin
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166 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Good food very friendly waitress! ”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2014 via mobile

We stopped here for the first time for dinner and it was good. They have a large menu selection and something for everyone. My daughter and I had the baked cod and my wife had the battered shrimp that was cooked to perfection! Our little one had chicken strips and was happy. Our waitress was so so nice and accommodating. Give it a try....

Thank Boatking K
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