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Crystal Beach Restaurant

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2001 Lakeshore Dr, Shuniah, Ontario P7A 0L4, Canada
+1 807-983-3004
08:00 - 20:00
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Thunder Bay
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great menu and awsome service. Gas bar and store next door is also a great place to grab some goodies and fill up.

Thank Nathaniel M
Shuniah, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Great place to stop for breakfast, lunch or dinner when your at the lake and want to take the Mrs. for a treat. Make yourself some brownie points anytime of the year.

Thank Q2271FEdaves
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We had not been here for a bit. The food was amazing, hamburger nip was great and Salisbury Steak wife couldn't finish it. Very good prices great portions. Highly recommended. The inside bright and warm.

Thank Rob M
Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Always great. Try the liver and onions, just like mom's. Fabulous Finn pancakes and homemade style french fries. Service is always good.

Thank dbeaudry
Rhinelander, Wisconsin
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418 reviews
299 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

We found this place by accident, just doing a back road off of 11/17 and were pleasantly surprised. Some of us....not me after two MIs had Poutine for the first time. i swear this is a Canadian plan to kill unsuspecting, American tourists. Picture a platter big enough for the carvings off of the TG turkey covered with a mound... More 

1 Thank TLV007
Thunder Bay, Canada
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93 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

The Crystal Beach Restaurant is a great place to grab a quick meal if you happen to be in Shuniah. It's been recently remodelled so it's very clean and comfortable. Their menu is pretty standard and offers an all day breakfast. I enjoyed their fish sandwich with mounds of fries. I would go back without hesitation.

2 Thank Walkersmoon
Fort St. John, Canada
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2015

This is a greasy spoon diner which attracts customers who don't have other options because they happen to be hungry and in the area. The perogies were solid, the onion rings were definitively generic and the reuben sandwich would have been good but suffered badly from the presence of processed cheese. The service was solid, the restaurant experience itself was... More 

Thank Fortstjohnian
Cabot, Arkansas
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2015

We dropped in one afternoon while we were out exploring during our recent visit to the area. The server was friendly and helpful. The food was wonderful and was prepared and served quickly.

1 Thank Margaret G
Shuniah, Canada
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

good place to go for a country drive and eat at this restaurant. Newly renovated and new owners. Very bright and cheerful, great wait staff, good food and great customers, friendly people in the restaurant . Beer battered fish Frday nights.

Thank Sibyle S
Thunder Bay, Canada
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208 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2014 via mobile

O.K., so the reopening wasn't that grand. I wasn't even there that day, BUT, it has reopened and the food is good. There are no longer huge transports racing along the road outside as the highway has been moved and the clientele is comprised of locals, mostly cottagers in residence for the summer and a few permanent residents. We had... More 

2 Thank gordon m

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 20
Canadian, American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2001 Lakeshore Dr, Shuniah, Ontario P7A 0L4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Shuniah
  • Phone Number: +1 807-983-3004
Located on the old Highway 11-17, now called Lakeshore Dr. We over look scenic Lake Superior. We serve North American Home Style breakfast, lunch and dinner to both locals and travelers along the north shore.

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