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Bootlegger's Cove Pub

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American, Bar, Pub, Canadian
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236 Big Tub Rd, Tobermory, Ontario N0H 2R0, Canada
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Tobermory, Canada
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Come here to enjoy good meals, live jazz on Saturday Nights. Very efficient and friendly wait staff, especially Tracey

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Whitby, Canada
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

The place has great atmosphere, decorated with a wide variety of marine related artifacts, one of those places where you might just notice something new every time you go. Service was quick, waitress was very friendly. Food was excellent, large portion sizes. I had the BBQ Chicken Pizza probably the best I've ever had, and it was huge, more than... More 

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Lowbanks, Canada
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Our server was friendly and prompt. My husband and I shared the chicken quesadilla and it was the best we've ever had. My husband ordered the burger special, it came on a bun so huge he just took the top off and used a fork and knife to eat it but he enjoyed it. I had the wings and they... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

The garlic bread/cheese was delicious. Sat on the deck on the cool, autumn evening - watching the full moon come up. Had a very nice waiter - Sean - and enjoyed hearing his story about coming back to Tobermory.

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Thank 6camaro7
London, Ontario, Canada
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79 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 220 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

We stopped by the Bootlegger’s Cove Pub for an early dinner. We loved the location and the deck overlooking the harbour. Our server, Joyce was fast, friendly, and efficient. We enjoyed a large salad and a pizza. The pizza was awesome, great flavour and plenty of toppings, especially cheese.

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Toronto, Canada
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37 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

We got in late to Tobermory and we were starving! I eat gluten free and I thought finding something maybe difficult. We drove out to Bootlegger as we heard they had pizza I could eat. It is a cute little cabin like restaurant that looks right on to the water! We took a seat as we waited for the gluten... More 

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Ontario Canada
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56 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Arrived shortly before 4pm - be sure to note they open at 4pm. Had locally caught whitefish which was a pleasure to eat food caught locally. The fish in a herb and butter. It was prepared well, no preservatives. My spouse had Ribs and sweet potato fries. The ribs were cooked slowly for a long time, they were nice and... More 

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Thank Wolfmaan
Ontario, Canada
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77 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Good standard pub food here from a generic menu. Our small Caesar salad (a side salad) was sloppy, over-dressed and uninteresting. The Burger of the Day had grilled onions (no surprise there), cheese curds (looked strange and were tasteless so why bother?) and maple mayo. This last was very good but there was very little on the patty but a... More 

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Woodstock
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153 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Even if you aren't hungry go for a drink on the patio the view is incredible! We went for late lunch early dinner. The food was very good. At our table we had nachos, onion rings, poutine, canoe burger and side summer salad. The nachos was a huge order and were quite tasty. They came with jalapeños which pleased us.... More 

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Thank jan1015
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

I may be biased as Bootleggers is on Big Tub Resort however the staff are very nice and gave great suggestions as to what to do with our stay in Tobermory, however I can't be biased with the view of the patio as it is just fantastic, it's truly a million dollar view! My wife and I ate diner here... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 236 Big Tub Rd, Tobermory, Ontario N0H 2R0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Bruce County  >  Tobermory

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