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Bootlegger's Cove Pub

236 Big Tub Rd, Tobermory, Ontario N0H 2R0, Canada
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (10 reviews)
“pulled pork” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub, Canadian
$$ - $$$
236 Big Tub Rd, Tobermory, Ontario N0H 2R0, Canada
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1 - 10 of 101 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went here for a late lunch wasnt busy and service was great , but the food was overpriced for as average it was .

Thank Jake C
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Come here to enjoy good meals, live jazz on Saturday Nights. Very efficient and friendly wait staff, especially Tracey

Thank rick670005
Reviewed 13 October 2016

The place has great atmosphere, decorated with a wide variety of marine related artifacts, one of those places where you might just notice something new every time you go. Service was quick, waitress was very friendly. Food was excellent, large portion sizes. I had the...More

Thank Cleo288
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Our server was friendly and prompt. My husband and I shared the chicken quesadilla and it was the best we've ever had. My husband ordered the burger special, it came on a bun so huge he just took the top off and used a fork...More

Thank GardenGal70
Reviewed 21 September 2016

The garlic bread/cheese was delicious. Sat on the deck on the cool, autumn evening - watching the full moon come up. Had a very nice waiter - Sean - and enjoyed hearing his story about coming back to Tobermory.

Thank 6camaro7
Reviewed 16 September 2016

We stopped by the Bootlegger’s Cove Pub for an early dinner. We loved the location and the deck overlooking the harbour. Our server, Joyce was fast, friendly, and efficient. We enjoyed a large salad and a pizza. The pizza was awesome, great flavour and plenty...More

4  Thank Ian Mackay
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We got in late to Tobermory and we were starving! I eat gluten free and I thought finding something maybe difficult. We drove out to Bootlegger as we heard they had pizza I could eat. It is a cute little cabin like restaurant that looks...More

1  Thank Fringe101
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Arrived shortly before 4pm - be sure to note they open at 4pm. Had locally caught whitefish which was a pleasure to eat food caught locally. The fish in a herb and butter. It was prepared well, no preservatives. My spouse had Ribs and sweet...More

Thank Wolfmaan
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Good standard pub food here from a generic menu. Our small Caesar salad (a side salad) was sloppy, over-dressed and uninteresting. The Burger of the Day had grilled onions (no surprise there), cheese curds (looked strange and were tasteless so why bother?) and maple mayo....More

Thank poolman17
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Even if you aren't hungry go for a drink on the patio the view is incredible! We went for late lunch early dinner. The food was very good. At our table we had nachos, onion rings, poutine, canoe burger and side summer salad. The nachos...More

Thank jan1015
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Is it open for lunch?
11 August 2016|
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Response from gw1412 | Reviewed this property |
Week ends (Friday /Saturday /Sunday) . I remember because I urge them to open for lunch every day .
Cassandra F
Is this a pet-friendly restaurant?
8 August 2015|
Response from CrawdadJCW | Reviewed this property |
I did not see anyone with pets
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, Canadian
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 236 Big Tub Rd, Tobermory, Ontario N0H 2R0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Bruce County  >  Tobermory
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