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Ginger Press Bookshop and Cafe

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848 2nd Ave E., Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada
+1 519-376-4233
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Owen Sound, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

Where can book lovers go to have such an encompassing and rewarding experience? Books, Coffee, Food, Friendship... The Ginger Press has published dozens of very important, brilliant and beautiful books with a "local " theme. So while enjoying a lovely home-made, reasonably-priced lunch (with daily and seasonal specials) browse the books and talk with those around you. You'll inhale the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015

This is one of my dream locations - a bookstore / coffee shop / restaurant. What's not to like? Great food, local publications and friendly owner. At our visit Mary Ann also had a collection of vintage books for sale at great prices, along with recent publications. Food for the mind, soul and stomach.

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Thank John A
Owen Sound, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2015

Greatest book store downtown Owen Sound, friendly atmosphere, unique books and meet the author days. Sign up for the newsletter so Maryann can notifiy you. .

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2015

A trip to Owen Sound should include its three waterfalls, two rivers, three museums, the Tom Thomson Art Gallery and only bookshop and cafe, the Ginger Press. Owner Maryann Thomas has published over 100 local titles! Visits by authors is a daily occurrence and so is the posting of a dozen locally-sourced dishes at the back counter. Mix and match... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2015

The food is always a delightful treat -- tasty in the proper portions. Take part in the friendly conversation at the big table or read a book from Mary Ann's eclectic collection.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2015

I have eaten at Ginger Press several times and it has always been a delight. Tasty, inexpensive nutritious combinations are offered in a casual book store atmosphere by a vivacious owner hostess

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 848 2nd Ave E., Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Grey County  >  Owen Sound
  • Phone Number: +1 519-376-4233

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