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Norma Jean's

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Canadian, Delicatessen, Fusion, Gastropub
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243 8th St E, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 1L2, Canada
+1 519-376-2232
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11:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Owen Sound, Canada
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Although a very tiny eating area Norma Jeans presents a relaxed welcoming atmosphere. Service is excellent good variety of specials as well as the regular menu fair which is always well prepared and tasty.

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Thank Tigercatfan2013
Toronto
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150 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Been going here since the 80's. Very small venue, excellent staff and if you love Marilyn Monroe this is your spot. I have never had a bad meal here. Frequented by locals so you know that's always good. Romantic atmosphere and would not hesitate to recommend a visit.

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Thank Casey1
Ottawa, Canada
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on a Monday. The restaurant was fairly quiet and we had the pick of tables. Decor was updated with Christmas greenery - very nice. Tasteful nod to Marilyn Monroe. Tables and chairs were diner-like so I wouldn't want to linger long on the chairs. My food was very good - Vegetables done perfectly and hot tasty schnitzel. Service... More 

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Thank sgoldtho
Owen Sound, Canada
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The venue is small and they are always busy! The menu is constantly changing, the food is fantastic and the environment is quiet and exclusive.

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Thank WandaWestover
London, Canada
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I traveled to One Sound for an over night and our B&B host recommended Norma Jean's for simple, but great tasting food. We ordered a sandwich and a burger, but both were amazingly good. Will definitely return another time!

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Thank Minne B
Guelph
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Had dinner there on a Fri. night in Oct. I didn't have a reservation, but I was there early so they accommodated me (table for one). The server was very friendly and helpful. I ordered a special - salmon coated in black sesame seeds. It was tasty but overdone. I had salmon earlier that week at "The Keg" which was... More 

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Thank Canadian_hikerGuelph
Barrie, Canada
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35 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had dinner here on Tuesday after much publicity about the steak. In all honesty my review plays out like this.... The Service was good..as it should be in an establishment of its size...The appetizers were good,if not a little misunderstood... I thought that "caps and seafood" implied seafood mushroom caps- not the case ,it included the... More 

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Thank Paul W
Brampton (Toronto), Ontario, CANADA
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

My bestie and I had a 3-day girl's getaway at my daughter's cottage in Meaford. On the last night we decided to drive to Owen Sound (1/2 hr.) for dinner. My friend's daughter highly recommended Norma Jean's. The restaurant is very quaint and small. Not for families with small children. About a dozen tables. Service was very good. We had... More 

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Thank VallartaCat
Owen Sound, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

This is our favourite restaurant in Owen Sound. It is small and I am always amazed at what they are able to put out of their tiny kitchen. We have tried a variety of items from the menu from burgers to surf and turf and have never been disappointed.

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Thank chiefsteve2016
Owen Sound, Canada
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The ambiance ,waitstaff and food are always good and fun. It has been a favourite of mine over many years. I like a restaurant to be consistently good and Norma Jeans is the place for good food in Owen Sound.

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Thank Sharon K

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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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 21
Cuisine
Canadian, Delicatessen, Fusion, Gastropub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 243 8th St E, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 1L2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Grey County  >  Owen Sound
  • Phone Number: +1 519-376-2232
Description
Norma Jean's opened it's doors in 1984 and has been a local favourite for 30 years. Offering a wide range of food and brews/spirits for every walk of life. Drawing inspiration from many cultures and culinary styles. Norma Jean's also includes daily lunch and dinner features created by the amazing team of chefs dwelling in the closet... Uh hum, I mean kitchen!

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