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Thunder Bay Restaurant

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Bay St. at Algoma South, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
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Thunder Bay, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2013

Going is truly an experience...the food is great - prepared with love and a lot of humour. on the weekends, the owners' son helps out - which is great because it's THAT busy; she needs the help. My boyfriend and I have often gone at a time where we are the last customers before she closes up and we help... More 

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2013

I've lived in Thunder Bay 32 years and have never visited this restaurant until January 2013. It is older-styled diner, lots of nostalgic stuff around the store. Denise owns it - she is hilarious. She has no problem poking fun at herself, you, insinuations and the like. It is all in good fun and she really enjoys what she does.... More 

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Thank TimandTara
Winnipeg, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2012

Denise just the best! The everything omelette is to die for, and the big breakfeast are juste huge!! :P

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Thank Vandal316
Thunder Bay, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2012

my friend and decided to give this restaurant a first try. we sat down at an open seat and after a confusing initial 20 mintues we were finally greeted by "server' who then delivered us a chocolate milk after an aditional 15 minutues. After painstakingly waiting another 15-20 mintues. we asked him if he could take our order. He replied... More 

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Thank jordy a
Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2012

Owner likes to get to know you when you go there and you get a small town, home cooked meal experience, but prepare to be there for a long period of time. good food, but I just don't have time to go sit there forever all the time.

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Thank Melissa S
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2012

One lady cooks, serves and entertains while you wait. She'll tell you to help yourself to coffee juice, and occasionally will get you to help her serve customers. If you want to feel at home, this place is the spot. You always get called by name, and will get a hug before you leave. Love this palce!

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Thank Carwar74
Winnipeg, Canada
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50 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2011

Upon entering the restaurant, it feels like we traveled in time. The walls are covered in memorabilia from the mid 1900s - whether old Pepsi advertisements or lights from a taxi company that closed down decades ago, it shows this place is sentimental and has history here. Never before have I seen an actual street light within a restaurant -... More 

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Biloxi, MS
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42 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2010

You are back in the Hippie times. 60's in Berkeley, San Francisco, Toronto. The food is just slightly better than average but the atmosphere is wonderful. Denise is a trip. Prepared to be hugged by your new friend. Give your order, get your own beverage from behind the counter and wait until she hollars "come and get it!" Clientle is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Canadian
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bay St. at Algoma South, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Thunder Bay

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