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Bootlegger's Cove Pub

$$ - $$$, ,
236 Big Tub Rd, Tobermory, Ontario N0H 2R0, Canada
+1 519-596-2219
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good46%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub, Canadian
$$ - $$$
236 Big Tub Rd, Tobermory, Ontario N0H 2R0, Canada
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Reviewed 6 July 2018

After a few so-so food experiences decided to give this a try (all those folks sounding like they were having a great time must mean something! We found a spot at the railing overlooking Little Tub Harbor - so perfect! It was a lovely warm...More

Thank Kathleen K
Brent R, Project Coordinator at Bootlegger's Cove Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for this review! You must have visited us last summer :) Bootleggers Cove Pub is currently under renovation. We are very excited to share the upgrades very soon!

Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Food was classic pub style food. If you’re lucky enough to get patio seating it’s AMAZING!! Beautiful deck out back overlooking little tub harbour. Service was super friendly and it’s a short walk to the lighthouse after dinner.

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a spot to have dinner for the Thanksgiving long weekend in Tobermory and came across Bootleggers. After looking at the reviews we opted to give it a try and the reviews were not wrong! It just so happens we ate there...More

Thank Allison G
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Absolutely the best ribs we've ever had in a restaurant. The service was so friendly and helpful. We had the key lime cheese cake for dessert - best ever. We're coming back here again!

Thank Wendy F
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

The food was very much pub grub and was ok. The service was friendly and efficient. The main reason to visit Bootleggers Cove is the late catch and the view, which a beautiful and make the visit worthwhile.

Thank Phil G
Reviewed 25 September 2017

By far, we have found this restaurant to be the best in Tobermory. The service is efficient, the restaurant is clean, and the food is delicious. My husband and I like to sit on the outside patio overlooking the marina.

Thank filomenak915
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Good food, good beer, nice location, friendly service. Everything you need for a relaxing evening. Nice.

Thank H_aus_B2017
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Newer to the area, we ate here multiple times for dinner. The menu was varied and the food was great. Excellent choices of beers and spirits. The service was outstanding and the establishment was clean and roomy with good spacing between tables. Outside seating was...More

Thank Mel M
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Not extensive menu but wife's chicken quesadilla awesome, had bruschetta and garlic on it and I ate a third of it but tasted awesome. I went with a loaded burger with very good fries which was good but not as good as Crowsnest pub yesterday....More

Thank seescokid
Reviewed 29 August 2017

During our first visit to Tobermory this past weekend, my husband and I had dinner here. We were seated right away on the patio overlooking the water. The food was delicious. I had a Buffalo Chicken Wrap with Fries and my husband had a burger....More

Thank rbell89
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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
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
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 236 Big Tub Rd, Tobermory, Ontario N0H 2R0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Bruce County  >  Tobermory
  • Phone Number: +1 519-596-2219
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Bootleggers Cove Pub is currently under renovations. Thank you for your patience while we make some wonderful upgrades! See you when we are open!
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