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Bar Italia

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168 Court St S, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 2X6, Canada
+1 807-345-4767
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Thunder Bay, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Way too busy for the couple of waitresses working.Took over an hour to get supper. Pasta not cooked enough. One plate was floating with grease so had to send it back. No cutlery and no Parmesan. Had to find the waitress for these items because she was so busy. Won't be coming back.

Thank LeafFan2014
Thunder Bay, Canada
Level Contributor
15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a little off the main restaurant strip but has some very good homemade Italian dishes. Cannoli and coffee was to die for.

Thank 2016Donna
Level Contributor
38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Waitress was very friendly and courteous. The meal was absolutely wonderful, great home cooked Italian. We felt like we were in mom's kitchen.

Thank Charles W
Thunder Bay, Canada
Level Contributor
29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went on a Friday evening with a few friends because I had heard that the ravioli was excellent there and it's only available on Fridays. The rumours were true! The serving size wasn't really large, but the ravioli were definitely delicious. The dough was tender and the filling tasty. I had them with the salad, which was fresh, but I... More 

Thank hildpost
Thunder Bay, Canada
Level Contributor
28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bar Italia feels like a little Italy restaurant, or maybe Nona's kitchen, where you know you will have a great meal. Had the classic panzerotti, and it was awesome, covered in real tomato sauce, and filled with real pepperoni, sweet onions, and stretchy mozzarella. Also had the veal panini, which was equally delicious and fairly priced. Great food and recommended... More 

Thank walterw234
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had Laura's pizza and pasta w/meatballs and both were fantastic!!! Meatballs were tender and flavorful. Pasta cooked perfectly el dente. Pizza was great combo of arugula, kalamata olives, cheese. Crust was homemade and just fantastic. We ended the meal with a cappuccino that was perfectly made. Awesome meal, wouldn't hesitate to return.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Thunder Bay, Canada
Level Contributor
211 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

A long-time local favourite, but extremely casual: picture posted on Trip Advisor is very misleading - restaurant is one step up from a dive, really! Tables are close together, bathroom is one small, freezing room. Pasta is ok (had the bar italia pasta w/ sausage; sausage was good but rest of sauce was pretty bland and the pasta doesn't have... More 

1 Thank Deborah S
Thunder Bay, Canada
Level Contributor
105 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Started off with bread and packages of regular butter (where's the garlic butter?). We then ordered spinach and cheese balls which were very nice with a marinara dipping sauce. We then had gnocchi and meatballs, home made and very tender. We also ordered chicken parmigiana which was superb and the penne was good (but I don't think it was home... More 

Thank RandyMark
Hermantown, Minnesota
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Went on a Saturday evening. Very busy! Appetizers and food were all great Pizza, specialty salads and pasta dishes were tasty. Pasta dishes huge re portion size.

Thank 208sheilad
Thunder Bay, Canada
Level Contributor
23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Several weeks ago I had the chance to dine out with seven other friends at this neighbour restaurant in Thunder Bay, though I have lived in Thunder Bay, this was the first time I visited. I have no idea how long this place has been there but I am sure I drove past it several times, and am sorry I... More 

Thank Bill M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 168 Court St S, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 2X6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Thunder Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 807-345-4767

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