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Caribou Restaurant + Wine Bar

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727 Hewitson St, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6B5, Canada
+1 807-628-8588
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Wine Bar, Canadian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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727 Hewitson St, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6B5, Canada
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101 - 110 of 394 reviews

Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

The Caribou restaurant came highly recommended by the staff at the Victorian Inn and we we were not disappointed the decor is not the best but the food is fabulous we left there a little broker but very satisfied.

Thank David M
Reviewed 31 August 2016

my go to restaurant every time I come to town - great food and service - wonderful menu - lots of choice

Thank GerryLaz
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Nothing bad about this restaurant , from the server to the food to the atmosphere. Would highly recommend to anyone who wants a very nice dinning experience. Not recommended for children, not a menu children would like.

Thank hotserb1
Reviewed 30 August 2016

This restaurants is a little on the higher end. The food is excellent... rich but not too rich... The portions are smaller but the food is very well cooked... obviously not just warmed up after being shipped in like it is for many of the...More

Thank TravellingFam_21
Reviewed 24 August 2016

The restaurant was pricey, but the food was great. The cocktails were unique and our server was very efficient.

Thank Freda V
Caribou_Restaurant, Manager at Caribou Restaurant + Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2016

Thank you for coming in! Glad to hear you enjoyed the food and experience. We hope to see you again soon. Jeff Hupka, Caribou Restaurant + Wine Bar

Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

I LOVED this place. Looks like a nothing brick building from the outside (I almost turned around), but inside is wonderful. Terrific atmosphere. Service was bang on (I had Meghan and she was sooo attentive and sweet and knowledgable). I went for dinner on a...More

Thank Crowlberg
Caribou_Restaurant, Manager at Caribou Restaurant + Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2016

Thank you for giving us a chance! We always look forward to exceeding our customers expectations. I will pass all of your kind words to the rest of our team. Look forward to hosting you again. Jeff Hupka, Caribou Restaurant + Wine Bar

Reviewed 23 August 2016

restaurant is overall good , find spacing between tables very close, comfortable surroundings, found that it seemed very small inside

Thank juliagH7906QN
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We went for lunch. The food was good, the service great, the acoustics are deplorable. We couldn't carry on a conversation across the table, and the restaurant was less than half full at the time. It turned out to be a quick lunch, no thoughtful...More

1  Thank Randy C
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Whilst driving across Canada, Thunder Bay was one of my stops. There were enough restaurant choices, or I could simply stick around at the Delta for dinner, but I am so happy that I ventured out to the Caribou Restaurant instead. I loved everything about...More

Thank Nesski
Caribou_Restaurant, Manager at Caribou Restaurant + Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2016

We truly appreciate all of your positive feedback, and are happy we could provide you an exceptional experience from start to finish. If you are ever driving through again, we hope you return for another visit. Cheers. Jeff Hupka, Caribou Restaurant + Wine Bar

Reviewed 22 August 2016

At the end of a week of "comfort food" in MN, Caribou was a wonderful change. Some nice, creative things on the menu: eg beet-and-goat cheese-stuffed ravioli with sage and butter...yum

Thank MaryCSB
Caribou_Restaurant, Manager at Caribou Restaurant + Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2016

Thanks for your visit! Our restaurant is happy to know we could provide something refreshing and unique for you. Hope you visit again soon. Jeff Hupka, Caribou Restaurant + Wine Bar

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Response from Leanne M | Reviewed this property |
Definitely, but I'm not sure there is a kids menu? So if she/he's okay with adult food, I'd definitely bring a 7 year old there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Wine Bar, Canadian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 727 Hewitson St, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6B5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Thunder Bay District  >  Thunder Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 807-628-8588
  • E-mail
Description
At Caribou, the surroundings are comfortable and the focus is contemporary cuisine of exceptional quality. We are a North American bistro providing you amazing food and top-notch service. In our restaurant, we do not stick to just one type of cuisine. Our chefs are inspired by foods and dishes from Italy to Korea, and more. Signature dishes created by Chef Craig Vieira include certified Angus tenderloin, cedar plank salmon, black and blue ahi tuna and wood oven pizzas. To complete your meal, try one of our desserts that are prepared in-house by our pastry chef. In addition to providing a variety of cuisines from an array of culinary backgrounds, we present an extensive wine list that was compiled by our wine expert, Jeff Hupka. At caribou, we are pleased to offer you a wine list chosen for quality and value with exceptional selection. Our list includes an excellent vintage selection of rare and world class wines, as well as over 30 wines by the glass. Our wine philosophy is focused to bring you a great dining experience enhanced with carefully selected wines to complement your meal. If you're in the mood for a variety of wines, try one of our wine flights. Caribou has been listed in "Where to Eat in Canada" for several years running and the wine list has earned the "Wine Spectator Award of Excellence" every year since 2002. For an unforgettable experience, come join us at Caribou for a delicious meal and a delectable glass of wine.
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