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Prospector Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, Steakhouse,
27 Cumberland St S, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 2T3, Canada
+1 807-345-5833
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (103 reviews)
“beef” (35 reviews)
“soups” (26 reviews)
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4:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Steakhouse, Canadian, Soups
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
27 Cumberland St S, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 2T3, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Prospector is a longstanding Thunder Bay mainstay for more high end but casual dining. It focuses on steak but has the usual range of entrées. This was my first visit in many years. Its main comparator in Thunder Bay would be The Keg. Overall...More

Thank SeanOden
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a hit and miss if your food will be good, my last time it was great, my previous time was poor. The salad bar and buns are what keep you coming back.

Thank ceajm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was good, really nice salad bar. Steaks were okay, but overpriced for what they were. The rolls were excellent. Steak comes with a side of Yorkshire Pudding and choice of potato. Vegetable of the day was an ear of corn. It was okay, not...More

Thank utwila
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We first ate here in 2013 when in Thunder Bay for a family reunion. It was fantastic then. We were not disappointed this time. The prime rib melts in your mouth. The salad bar wad adequate. The fish chowder I thought was really tasty and...More

Thank Dreamon21_27
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They have great steaks and also have a reasonably priced Kids menu. The atmosphere is very comfortable with lots of private seating for conversation.

Thank Sherree D
Reviewed 9 August 2018

My wife and I haven't been to the prospector in about a year and a half. The place has really changed. Prices on the menu make you think you are in a 5 star restaurant but it has nothing to show for it. The buns...More

Thank Matthew M
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

It was a little disappointing for what you paid for though it was still good. The salad bar was nothing to write home about. The service was good and it was clean. It still has yummy food especially what thier known for, thier salad bar...More

Thank Adventure_Travel_Fun
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Other than great service and good salad bar the Prime Rib was fatty, and steak over cooked. We had a large group and the server was amazing. Next time for prime rib or steak back to the Keg, same price.

Thank Kiefer75
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Went for a dinner with 4 adults. As always the restaurant is busy and full. The food is consistently good. The salad bar has changed since I was last there but the seafood chowder is still amazing. I had the salmon which was good but...More

Thank KimDave03
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Great steaks and fish, but their fresh rolls are amazing! I think this is the only place in Thunder Bay with a soup and salad bar and all the rolls you can eat! Everything is top notch. Parking across the street.

Thank 662franklina
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Response from paulnI3147MS | Reviewed this property |
I have only tried the house wine, quite nice.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Steakhouse, Canadian, Soups
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Cumberland St S, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 2T3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Thunder Bay District  >  Thunder Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 807-345-5833
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