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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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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“rabbit pasta” (4 reviews)
“hummus” (17 reviews)
“pizza” (30 reviews)
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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 4 days ago via mobile

My wife and I were in Thunder Bay for one night and the hotel clerk recommended Caribou for dinner. We arrived at the restaurant at about 10pm so it wasn't crowded. We were seated promptly and our server was at our table immediately. The service...More

Thank tno321
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently dined with family, celebrating a birthday - there well 11 of us. The service was great and the food excellent (I had the ravioli stuffed with roasted beets). A bonus on that Sunday night: $50 bottles of wine were half price, so we enjoyed...More

Thank Gloria S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the Caribou late in the evening to celebrate our 3rd anniversary with drinks and dessert - we were seated in a quiet booth and received great service with a smile. Our Mojitos and desserts were very tasty! A great night-cap! 😊❤️

Thank Robin D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fine dinning with a relaxed atmosphere. Staff was super friendly and food was delicious. A bit pricey, not somewhere I'd eat often bit a nice place to bring out of town guests.

Thank Leanne M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went after work for dinner. Food was wonderful, and dessert was to die for. I would recommend this restaurant for any nice night out.

Thank DocDNA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't mind paying for good food, but when I have to fork out $50 for a small pizza, salad, budino and ice tea I want to be able to hear the person across the table from me. Caribou sound level was plainly TOO LOUD....More

Thank br1ght1
Caribou_Restaurant, Manager at Caribou Restaurant + Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I'm disappointed to hear you didn't enjoy your first visit to the restaurant. We have a very popular Pizza special on Tuesday's, it is a very busy night at the restaurant and the sound level is elevated. The Pizza special includes a caesar salad, pizza...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I visited the Caribou restaurant and we highly recommend it. Service was prompt and the waitress was very helpful with the menu. I had the rabbit pasta - delicious tender meat with fresh noodles and a creamy sauce to die for!! My...More

Thank purcerc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great service, great atmosphere, unbelievable food and drink. I am a born and raised Thunder Bay resident. I have gone to caribou for many different occasions over the years and have never had a bad experience. I love this place !

Thank TTina L
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

As usual the staff was very pleasant and attentive but the appearance of the food was not appetizing except for the Caesar salads that as usual were excellent. The Bronzino fish which was cooked perfectly was served with risotto and cauliflower. All white on a...More

Thank Fullbellies
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Had a table reserved for 6 May 17 to celebrate two birthdays. We had an early reservation so it was pretty quiet on arrival. We were greeted warmly and seated promptly. Our server was very attentive and polite and knew the menu items. We ordered...More

Thank GTWBoss302
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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, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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