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Hoito Restaurant

) #8 of 239 Restaurants in Thunder Bay ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ European, ,
314 Bay St, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 1S1, Canada
+1 807-345-6323
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (160 reviews)
“salt fish” (6 reviews)
“liver” (6 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 19:00All hours
European, Canadian, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
314 Bay St, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 1S1, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Sorry Hoito, used to love you but you've gone down hill. Ordered the Liver N Onions, and the Liver was outstanding, delicious and tender. Good mashed potatoes with gravy. Baby carrots stone cold and the cole slaw made while someone was asleep as it was...More

Thank Anita B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've visited the Hoito at least once a year since I started university in 1967. The Hoito is a national treasure... one of those places that should be on everyone's Canadian bucket list. The Hoito is special because it changes very little. The menu is...More

Thank Allan H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hoito Restaurant is been rated best Restaurant to eat breakfast in thunder Bay. So,give a try ,nice and cozy place.

Thank L O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want homemade food from Finland, Hoito's is for you. If you're just missing gramma's pancakes or meat loaf then Hoito's is waiting for you. It's the casual comfort and friendly service we all wish for.

Thank F3379QRrogerh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Hoito is a must when visiting a Thunder Bay. I expected it to be a greasy spoon, but it was actually clean and the food was delicious. This place is historical to Thunder Bay, having started out here many years ago when breakfast was...More

Thank Heather L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I love going their for homemade Finnish food. Service was good too. It's located in an area where you will find locally owned shops that offer unique Canadian gifts.

Thank purplepurplegramy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Before sending everyone off on their flights home, 14 of us had breakfast at the Hoito. We found the restaurant clean, staff very friendly and helpful as well as the food was delicious. Most of us had their famous Finnish Pancakes and those that had...More

Thank Beverly W
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Cafeteria type of setting, with capable staff. They were able to explain / describe the Finnish menu items and make recommendations. Yes, the Finnish pancakes were worth the trip downtown! They were perfect! I had both the pancakes and the rice pudding... where I used...More

Thank MiniBuddha
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Wonderful home made style meals at not a bad price and of course the lineups up the stairs to outside hasn't changed

Thank Dennis B
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

This is a small old building with lots of history the food is good big portion not expensive have many Finn dishes avaliable but has been my go to place in thunder bay for 40 years staff friendly service is quick decor has not changed...More

Thank Maureen D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 314 Bay St, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 1S1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Thunder Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 807-345-6323
  • E-mail
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