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The Raven and Republic

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, , International
246 First Ave W, North Bay, Ontario P1B 3C1, Canada
+1 705-478-6110
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good39%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“polenta fries” (2 reviews)
“cheesecake” (3 reviews)
“steak” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Canadian, International, Pub
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
246 First Ave W, North Bay, Ontario P1B 3C1, Canada
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Reviews (74)
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

We went as family weekend . food was very good , my plate my meat was tender , my kid to liked his food and he is a picky eater and my husband to liked his meal . place was clean, fancy, service was nice...More

Reviewed 9 September 2017

A bit quirky. Not a great number of choices on the menu. We decided to just go with a burger for my husband, which he said had an excellent taste, and a spinach salad for me. This isn't the best time of year for spinach,...More

Thank DPfromColorado
Reviewed 15 August 2017

In town for just one night and did a quick search to find recommended restaurants fairly close by. We arrived to find the bar half of the place bursting at the seams and the other, more sedate dining room empty. We'd arrived on one of...More

Thank NatureNut_12
Reviewed 11 August 2017

The food was lacking taste,lacking presentation and was best described as under whelming. the Raven has been on my list of best places in town to go but after tonights dinner I would be hard pressed to recommend it at all.

Thank Janet G
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

I went to see a musician in this bar and everything was perfect the beer selection, the staff, the service, the tables, the athmosphere... until the music started and people still kept talking sooo loud I could not enjoy the music. So I quess it...More

Thank Terhi K
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Best place to see live music, touring bands and week day trivia. Great food and cocktails in a chill atmosphere.

Thank HollyCee
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Had dinner at this place. It has great atmosphere and friendly wait staff. They had just started a new menu. The menu is small but everything was great. I would like to return on a night with live music. Worth checking it out.

Thank Andy M
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Some colleges and I were in town for a few days on business and this restaurant was recommended to us by some local people. The variety on the menu was pretty impressive, and the quality of food matched it. Everyone I was dining with that...More

Thank P M
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Walked into the Raven for a business dinner and was pleasantly surprised. I heard that the food and atmosphere was good but I didn't expect what I saw and smelled. Love jazz was playing smells from the kitchen was intoxicating and the atmosphere was relaxing....More

Thank RobertLaloy
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Wonderful dinner. Chefs table with Brenna Walker. Charcuterie platter, fish two ways, and cheese cake Devine!

Thank kimberleywalker
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6 January 2017|
Response from Janet G | Reviewed this property |
I have been to a function in the upstairs room for about 35 and we had ample room. The main area is much larger but I have to admit it is kinda broken up.So I would guess maybe about 60 max. I hope this helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 24
Bar, Canadian, International, Pub
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 246 First Ave W, North Bay, Ontario P1B 3C1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Northeastern Ontario  >  North Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 705-478-6110
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