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“Great brunch!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Thunder Bay Grille

Thunder Bay Grille
Ranked #11 of 294 Restaurants in Davenport
Price range: $7 - $30
Cuisines: American, Bar, Cajun & Creole
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Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, 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.
Austin, Texas
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93 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Great brunch!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2013

Went for the Sunday brunch. Thought it would be just breakfast food but wasn't. Had that plus sliced turkey, stuffing, gravy, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, a pasta dish, enchiladas, a beef and noodles dish, Mac n cheese, a salad bar, a guy making made-to-order omelets, a ham carving station, a cereal and pastries bar and...whew. Oh, forgot the shrimp! Price was about $10 per person so a good deal too. Nice lodge type decor with the fireplace going. That felt good today! We'd go back for sure. I also want to go back and try the small plates they are advertising on a sign. I suppose they mean something like tapas during happy hour. Will check it out soon. Didn't even ask if there was a menu as we knew we were getting the buffet.

Visited January 2013
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Naperville, Illinois
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43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Delicious Food & Atmosphere”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2013

We've attended a family banquet buffet here. Food and service was good. The private room was set up nice.

Visited July 2012
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Chicago
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160 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“Very average food.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2013

This place is a hit or miss. The atmosphere is relaxing. The food is average. Some dishes are good - the potato soup is enjoyable. Do not order pasta here... I should have known better, but I took a risk: the pasta is about the same as you would expect from a microwavable meal.
This place is accommodating to large parties and families.

Visited December 2012
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Davenport, IA
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Tapas”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2012

Thunder Bay Grille is the only place for tapas in Davenport. There is a nice menu selection of typical tapas items. The atmosphere is "lodgy" and comfortable. The wine list is comprehensive. Overall a very nice evening out.outlined

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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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MN
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Warm and cozy, food was good”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2012

Fire in the fireplace on a cold windy night. It was cozy, nice setting. Service was pretty good, friendly and helpful. We had salads, chicken edamame and Caesar with shrimp. They were good, big and tasty. The chicken edamame was a unique peanut flavor. The drinks (wine) were pricey, $7 for a small amount, the second glass was a little fuller. It was a good experience, not fantastic, would go back.

Visited December 2012
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