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Ups N' Downs Pub

226 Front St N | Ontario, Sarnia, Ontario N7T 5S5, Canada
+1 519-336-0337
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good39%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (13 reviews)
“quesadilla” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Irish, Pub, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
226 Front St N | Ontario, Sarnia, Ontario N7T 5S5, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My brother suggested this pub on Sunday for dinner and a beer . Our family had a great time! Live music, really good food in a true pub setting. We tried the Shepherds pie, liver and onions ( good but not everyone likes this )...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank teresac246
John M, Owner at Ups N' Downs Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We can't please everyone with our dishes but rarely do we have a complaint about our pints. Cheers.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

First time here and we were very pleased. Staff was very friendly and the food was Great! We will be back!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank AmyD3142
John M, Owner at Ups N' Downs Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Great yummies for your tummies is what we aim to provide. Thanks for the kind review. Look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

Love coming here for drinks. We have yet to try the food for a sit down meal, we have only had it for catering with a party and it was okay. The only reason I am not giving more stars is because they constantly close...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank couplafoodies
John M, Owner at Ups N' Downs Pub, responded to this reviewResponded September 22, 2018

Thanks for the kind feedback. We are only open until 2am on Friday and Saturday nights. I have given the servers the right to start closing early on these two nights if we get overwhelmed by people coming in after one who are in an...More

Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Always the same...in a good way. It’s a staple for first Fridays. Food is great. Especially the urrybspecial in Friday’s

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Gr8Brit123
John M, Owner at Ups N' Downs Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Sorry for the slow response ... but my media savvy is heading south like everything else in old age. Thanks for the kind words. JGM

Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

We were in on a nice Sunday afternoon. We had a delicious platter to share. They have the best french fries with gravy in town! The service was excellent. Ashley was courteous, frienfly yet professional. There was some Irish band playing good music. We'll be...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Mariebrocoli
John M, Owner at Ups N' Downs Pub, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2018

Happy you enjoyed your Ups N' Downs experience. Look forward to hosting you and yours again. Cheers, John Mallon

Reviewed August 31, 2018

We stopped in here for lunch mainly due to people wanting gluten free fish and chips. I never had those but the folks that did enjoyed it.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Doronik
John M, Owner at Ups N' Downs Pub, responded to this reviewResponded September 2, 2018

Thanks for the positive "feedback" Greg.

Reviewed August 14, 2018

Large menu and the service was very good .... Building is older and has character and in a nice area..

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Seanont
John M, Owner at Ups N' Downs Pub, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2018

Thanks for the nice feedback. We truly appreciate it and I always pass it on to my staff as it helps to add a little spring to their step when they know their efforts are noticed.

Reviewed August 12, 2018

Nice looking pub, good selection of beer and typical bar food. The table we were at was dirty and very sticky. Server was pleasant. Food was decent and good value.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank frater93
John M, Owner at Ups N' Downs Pub, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Sorry about the table. An obvious oversight on our part. We take pride in keeping the pub clean. All apologies and no excuses. Thanks for the kind words otherwise. John Mallon Ups N' Downs

Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

Saw the shrimp and crab-stuffed portebella mushroom special on the sign out front, and couldn't pass this up. Minestrone soup was good, mushroom outstanding, service was good, food excellent, and reasonable prices.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank EricandVal
John M, Owner at Ups N' Downs Pub, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2018

Thanks for the great review. We are happy that you enjoyed yourself so well. Cheers!!!

Reviewed May 30, 2018

One of Sarnia's best liver lunch venues. Five men in our group eat out once a month for liver lunch. Of all the establishments we have visited in Sarnia, "Ups and Downs" slightly leads the pack with Cromwell Grill and The Casino closely behind. The...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank mheaton1947
John M, Owner at Ups N' Downs Pub, responded to this reviewResponded May 31, 2018

Thanks guys! Several years ago, in an effort to shake up and renew our menu, we ditched the liver and onions which wasn't selling that much for something new and trendy. Well, you'd think I had just committed a horrible war crime. The hue and...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$26
Cuisine
Mexican, Irish, Pub, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Monday
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Friday
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Saturday
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 226 Front St N | Ontario, Sarnia, Ontario N7T 5S5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Sarnia
  • Phone Number: +1 519-336-0337
  • E-mail
Description
We are a full service pub style restaurant with a large appetizer/lunch/dinner and gluten free menu. We are located in the heart of downtown Sarnia's culture/historic district with a great view of the St. Clair River. We also have two banquet rooms on the second floor.
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