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Best Northern Motel and Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Polish, European,
Highway17, Wawa, Ontario P0S 1K0, Canada
+1 705-856-7302
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“potato pancakes” (14 reviews)
“pierogies” (25 reviews)
“stew” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Polish, European, Canadian, Eastern European
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Highway17, Wawa, Ontario P0S 1K0, Canada
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11 - 20 of 166 reviews

Reviewed 13 August 2017

This little motel is tucked in behind some trees right on the transcanada hwy. It feels like you're entering a restful paradise when you drive through the gate. The food and service were really great.

Thank Donna N
Reviewed 21 July 2017

We had the pork tenderloin with mashed potatoes and veggies, more than adequate servings, which unfortunately left me no room for dessert.

Thank deniseweller9
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Delicious dinner and desserts that delighted all our senses! Pasta, pork, steak, perogies, pavlova and crumble - all divine!

Thank pjhunni
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We arrived her one evening and were seated immediately. It's not a very large place but still has ample seating. There was only one waiter. He served us drinks promptly and took our orders. I wanted something light so had a large bowl of cream...More

Thank hippyways
Reviewed 20 June 2017

What a surprise. Did not know that there was a polish restaurant with wonderful. authentic and delicious food.

Thank Ann B
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Traveling with our camper trailer on the Circle Tour, we decided to eat out on a Sunday night & luckily chose the Best Northern. My husband had one of the specials, Jager Schnitzel, accompanied by a bowl of Ukranian borscht. He declared both to be...More

Thank Cynthia P
Reviewed 5 May 2017

We stayed at the Best Northern on 5/3/17. The motel is nothing fancy, but it is clean and quiet. The staff was delightful and took care of us very well. We ate at the restaurant and it was delicious! Don't miss it! We were there...More

Thank Lori N
Reviewed 11 November 2016

I went here based on the good reviews and thought it would offer a "real" meal because all the placed I'd eaten during my drive we kind of heavy and greasy. There were polish options but not much that was easy on the stomach for...More

Thank Samantha B
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Ended up at the Best Northern Restaurant by accident and it was a pleasant surprise. Homemade Polish food, all three entrees were excellent and reasonably priced. Spotless and pleasant decor. We enjoyed our meal after a long day on the road. I would say the...More

Thank Jeannette R
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant located in the Best Northern motel, specializes in Polish food, but offers Canadian options as well with just enough choice including salads and burgers. We started with the soup of the day, a borscht (beet soup) that was delicious. We then shared two...More

Thank Lauren M
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10 April 2015|
Response from Late-Day-Traveller | Reviewed this property |
I'm afraid I don't really understand the question and am not certain how it relates to this hotel. The Ontario Parliament (provincial) is in Toronto, about a nine hour drive south. The federal parliament is in Ottawa, a... More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Parking Available, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Highway17, Wawa, Ontario P0S 1K0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Northeastern Ontario  >  Wawa
  • Phone Number: +1 705-856-7302
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