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The Tin Fiddler is a unique experience in the core of downtown Sarnia. Blending good food and great drinks in the right environment to bring something special and different to the growing downtown community. A fully renovated and historically restored bar, filled with special accents and detailed finishes. Featuring all Ontario craft taps, & exclusiely selling River Run Brew Co's Beer!
PRICE RANGE
US$5 - US$19
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
CUISINES
Canadian, Brew Pub, Bar, Pub
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Table Service, Takeout, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best patio’s in Sarnia. Great drink menu and food. We loved the bbq chicken flatbread and the dill pickle puffs!

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed November 2, 2020

We went here for dinner pre-Covid (February) to see if it was a new place to regularly frequent and the service was poor. We had to pick our own seat as instructed by the server who finally came by the entrance. We chose the bar...because it s a brew pub so we figured we'd get better service. We chose a table and eventually had a server come by and ask us what we wanted to drink. We asked for a beer menu and she said they were all on the chalk board over the bar so we had to leave our table to look at the drink menu bringing our coats and purse with us so they wouldn't disappear. My first selection was out of stock, so was my second. By this time I said, "What do you have" and the bartender gave me attitude when they said, "tell me what you'd like and I'll tell you". I finally picked a beer and we went back to our table. The server brought our drinks but no menu, we had to ask for one. The food was average, nothing fancy or exciting. This is not a place I would go to spend my money. They seem to care more about volume beer drinking than diners.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed March 15, 2020 via mobile

Great experience today for dinner. Our service was on point as was the food. The highlight for us was the Mac and cheese bites with the spicy ketchup! Very delicious! Also the fish and chips was a massive portion also done perfectly! Thanks for having...usMore

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 9, 2020 via mobile

Food was good but found it expensive for lunch. More like Toronto prices, not average Sarnia prices.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 5, 2020

Visited on a recent Saturday for lunch. My husband had fish & chips which were excellent! I had the Prosciutto flatbread which was also very good. It would be helpful to have a printed beer menu as it’s difficult to read the chalkboard menu if...you’re not sitting at the bar. Server was working both bar & tables so was somewhat distracted. Otherwise a good visit.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 14, 2020

Had a great apps, meal, service and refreshments. Not much on atmosphere but your table mates make it! Great 2nd visit and we will go back!

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed February 13, 2020

Shrimp was amazing Great homemade Fiddler burger Beet & goat cheese salad very different Don't usually like flavored beer or porter but peanut butter was awesome And very nice waitress Will come back with the family :)

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 1, 2020

Visited with friends and enjoyed the patio for a while until the rain drove us inside. Sampled several beers. All good and would recommend the coffee stout in particular. Our table shared many different foods such as tacos and Mac n cheeses and we enjoyed...them all. Hears they have music here often and will be back for that one night soon.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed January 18, 2020 via mobile

Atmosphere is great, service is great, food is fabulous. If you like charcuterie this is the best in town. I almost forgot to mention the beer which is very tasty, (peanut butter beer, who knew?)

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed December 25, 2019 via mobile

My coworkers and I came for our staff Xmas party a few weeks ago. We had a room to ourselves which was really nice and private. I loved the selection of cocktails, lots of unique ones, and everything tasted great. The menu also had something...for everyone. I enjoyed my vegan jackfruit tacos and Thai cauliflower appetizer. Service was friendly and prompt in spite of our large group. I would definitely come back, especially in the summer to try out their patio.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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The Tin Fiddler is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 3.5