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Caribou Restaurant + Wine Bar

) #3 of 239 Restaurants in Thunder Bay €€€€ , ,
727 Hewitson St, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6B5, Canada
+1 807-628-8588
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  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Wine Bar, Canadian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
727 Hewitson St, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6B5, Canada
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

There really is little to dislike about the Caribou Restaurant. The best thing is that you will aways enjoy yourself. Is it inexpensive? No. But, in reality, to get something a bit better you have to pay a bit more. Is it worth it? I...More

Thank onemansmind
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Try the special combo pizza, appetizer and dessert!! Wonderful. The presentation displayed very nice and appealing.

Thank thehotterthebetter
Reviewed 25 April 2016

The service and food is always impeccable. The only complaint I would have is the noise level at times. I know the management and owners have tried to fix the issue. It is certainly not a reason I would not stop going there.

Thank cyndisereda
Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

Wow what a place, holiday inn recommended it, 10 min walk great atmosphere, fantastic pizza desert staff salad and bread, if you have a bad meal here then you were trying to have a bad meal, if you are visiting Thunder Bay this is a...More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 9 April 2016

We had a lovely dinner at the Caribou (just like everyone said we would!). Delcious woodfired pizza, friendly staff and fun drinks.

Thank Kim M
Caribou_Restaurant, General Manager at Caribou Restaurant + Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2016

Thanks for coming in, Glad you enjoyed our pizza, staff and drinks! Jeff Hupka Caribou Restaurant + Wine Bar

Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

I had to stop in at the caribou on a Saturday night. Busy busy busy. Great food excellent service and did I mention great food. Love the 10 Oz steak it's absolutely fantastic. Will be back lol sometime, FYI dress nice

Thank Steven V
Caribou_Restaurant, Manager at Caribou Restaurant + Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2016

Thanks for coming in. Look forward to seeing you on your next visit! Jeff Hupka Caribou Restaurant + Wine Bar

Reviewed 18 March 2016

You won't be disappointed. Every time I have gone I have thoroughly enjoyed my meal, appetizer and dessert. You really can't go wrong choosing this restaurant. Good selection of wine as well.

Thank Natalee M
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Great food, service and atmosphere. My wife is a celiac and they are always accommodating and attentive.

Thank Barry S
Caribou_Restaurant, General Manager at Caribou Restaurant + Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2016

Happy to hear you enjoyed your experience at Caribou! See you on your next visit. Jeff Hupka Caribou Restaurant + Wine Bar

Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

I believe that Caribou has an excellent atmosphere (charcoal oven, wall of wine) yet my steak was not very good and not fresh (perhaps left out at room temp too long). In comparison I believe The Keg in Thunder Bay has consistently given me the...More

Thank D6867FSj
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Good food overall and one of the best Caesar salads in Thunder Bay! You can just sit at the bar and have appetizers too. Brick oven pizza is also very good!

Thank Gerry P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Wine Bar, Canadian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 23:00
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
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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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