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Prospector Restaurant

€€ - €€€American, Steakhouse,
27 Cumberland St S, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 2T3, Canada
+1 807-345-5833
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“prime rib” (96 reviews)
“beef” (36 reviews)
“soups” (26 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Canadian, Soups, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
27 Cumberland St S, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 2T3, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went there tonight and dinner was good. Salad bar was fresh. Meat was cooked to perfection but the baked potato was well over done. I know we don't go there for the potatoes, but for the price of dinner, everything should be perfect. The nice...More

Thank Terrence S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A bit disappointed with the limited salad bar selection. Prime rib was good. Staff were friendly and helpful.

Thank Lynne J
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

2 of us in our party had been to the Prospector previously. We were greeted by Stacey who is super bubbly & just a gem. 2 prime rib dinners & an order of chicken fingers! All portions were huge & cooked to order. Although not...More

Thank bergdorfblond
Reviewed 14 February 2018

Service was terrific...Food was great and plentiful... I ordered the chicken and it was as good as the beef....

Thank psycobable
Reviewed 12 February 2018

I've been here a couple of times now, most recently last week. I think the salad bar is the main selling feature for most - customize your salad, choose between 2 soups, and the buns are delicious. I was a bit underwhelmed by the quality/toughness...More

Thank KJ2102
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

The Prospector has changed little in the past 25 years and that is a good thing. The prime rib, and prospector bones were delicious as always. As for the buns and soup....it is difficult to not just have one or two or three servings.

Thank PA-Single-Malt
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

I live here, but haven’t been to the Prospector in 20+ years. I went the other night with an out of town friend, and it was fantastic. There is still no doubt why they are famous for their prime rib-I barely needed a knife it...More

Thank Adrienne A
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Not too many good places to eat in Thunder Bay, short of fast food establishments. This place is excellent. Located in downtown are of Port Arthur, it is convenient and has excellent food with great service. A must see for Thunder Bay.

Thank SnoMan56623
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Just simply the best food, service and fun times in downtown TB! We have dinner there every time we visit,

Thank Bobhen27
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

OK- the name has “steakhouse” in it, but I accompanied my partner with the hope that this semi- carnivore would find enough fresh,healthy alternatives to survive. There are a few options: crudités at the salad bar, baked potato, Caesar salad, Yorkshire pudding and rolls. Otherwise...More

Thank Ronnjonna
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2 April 2016|
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Response from paulnI3147MS | Reviewed this property |
I have only tried the house wine, quite nice.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Cumberland St S, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 2T3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Thunder Bay District  >  Thunder Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 807-345-5833
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