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Caribou Restaurant + Wine Bar

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727 Hewitson St, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6B5, Canada
+1 807-628-8588
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“maple salmon” (11 reviews)
“rabbit pasta” (5 reviews)
“pizza” (36 reviews)
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CUISINES
Wine Bar, Canadian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
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727 Hewitson St, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6B5, Canada
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1 - 10 of 382 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very pleasant atmosphere. Service is polite and friendly. Usually busy so reservations recommended. Food is above average and well presented. Far better than nearby franchised restaraunts.

Thank Misterrude
Reviewed 1 week ago

I used to go to Caribou quite often but hadn't been there for a long time, until today. Lunch was perfect. Prosciutto Chicken Caesar Salad never disappoints. A glass of Cabernet and impeccable service moved me to call and make a dinner reservation as soon...More

Thank Pamela H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Net work colleagues for dinner. Awesome atmosphere, great service and a very unique menu. Little expensive but worth the cost if you are going for a business dinner and want a guaranteed good experience. Had the rabbit pasta, highly recommend!

Thank CSGaudet
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were having a late night bite and cocktails to celebrate my boyfriends birthday. The food was amazing and the service outstanding! I would highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Andrea T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Im a visitor from southern ontario, i heard good things about this place but i didnt find it that great. The service was great but the food was ok and was expensive for what you got.

Thank ali c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I met a friend and her boyfriend here for drinks and dinner and I can only say that the place is un-believable. The décor is very pleasing, the food, which I must admit we only had pizza, was tremendous and the service was of the...More

Thank GRF1956
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had an amazing time at The Caribou!  Our drinks arrived quickly as did our appetizers. I had the lamb and feta meatballs and I would order these again as they were so tasty. Our meal was delicious and the service was...More

Thank For_Deb
Reviewed 17 October 2017

I am sure most people would not think of Thunder Bay, Canada, as a town that boasted much in the way of culinary delights, but a recent visit there and a strong recommendation brought us to Caribou Restaurant...and was it ever an amazing discovery!! The...More

Thank waiter11
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Restaurant was a little noisy and difficult to converse because it was full of patrons but the atmosphere is warm and cozy. Started with the calamari, cooked just right - with a tamarind sauce, so good! My companion had the crab cakes and said they...More

Thank Michelle F
Reviewed 1 October 2017

On our recent trip to Thunder Bay we again dined at the Caribou with three other couples celebrating upcoming birthdays. The service was outstanding. Our table was adjacent to the open kitchen which did not pose any issues at all. In fact it was quieter...More

Thank hunterdune
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Linda M
16 July 2017|
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Response from Leanne M | Reviewed this property |
Definitely, but I'm not sure there is a kids menu? So if she/he's okay with adult food, I'd definitely bring a 7 year old there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Wine Bar, Canadian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 23:00
Saturday
16:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 727 Hewitson St, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6B5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Thunder Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 807-628-8588
  • E-mail
Description
At Caribou, the surroundings are comfortable and the focus is contemporary cuisine of exceptional quality. We are a North American bistro providing you amazing food and top-notch service. In our restaurant, we do not stick to just one type of cuisine. Our chefs are inspired by foods and dishes from Italy to Korea, and more. Signature dishes created by Chef Craig Vieira include certified Angus tenderloin, cedar plank salmon, black and blue ahi tuna and wood oven pizzas. To complete your meal, try one of our desserts that are prepared in-house by our pastry chef. In addition to providing a variety of cuisines from an array of culinary backgrounds, we present an extensive wine list that was compiled by our wine expert, Jeff Hupka. At caribou, we are pleased to offer you a wine list chosen for quality and value with exceptional selection. Our list includes an excellent vintage selection of rare and world class wines, as well as over 30 wines by the glass. Our wine philosophy is focused to bring you a great dining experience enhanced with carefully selected wines to complement your meal. If you're in the mood for a variety of wines, try one of our wine flights. Caribou has been listed in "Where to Eat in Canada" for several years running and the wine list has earned the "Wine Spectator Award of Excellence" every year since 2002. For an unforgettable experience, come join us at Caribou for a delicious meal and a delectable glass of wine.
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