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The Foundry

) #47 of 239 Restaurants in Thunder Bay $$ - $$$ American, ,
242 Red River Rd, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 1A6, Canada
+1 807-285-3188
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good29%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (13 reviews)
“mozz sticks” (6 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Grill, Gastropub
$$ - $$$
242 Red River Rd, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 1A6, Canada
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Reviews (141)
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1 - 10 of 141 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I had some time to put in so I stopped in for a beer and some wings. It was the middle of a Monday afternoon so the place was very quiet. They have a nice selection of beers on tap including a good variety of...More

Thank Warren D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Atmosphere. Great variety of both local and non-local beer on tap and bottled. Don't expect Keg food but great appetizer and social.

Thank justwjs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I arrived at the place before 10 but didn't get service until 10:04 at which point I was told the dinner menu was done at 10 and I could only order from the late night menu. I just finished a 14 hour work shift without...More

Thank Scott G
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Love the jazzy Thursday nights at The Foundry. Amazing artists are booked and the perfect way to spend a night. We walked around the marina and then stopped for relaxation and snacks. I had the Irish Car Bomb Cheesecake a combination of Irish Liqueur and...More

1  Thank jods1000
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Visited this place for supper and had the buffalo chicken wrap with sweet potato fries which was very tasty. I ended up taking some home as it was large, for me. I also had the Strongbow Cider which I enjoyed as it is not the...More

1  Thank 1956traveller
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

I do not need to spend money somewhere when the bar staff is rude and has attitude. Answer my question and a smile and thank you doesn't hurt either!

Thank MrsJean
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Called in here while passing through Thunder Bay, ended up chatting with a couple of staff and regulars who were at the bar drinking. Didn't have anything to eat, but did end up with quite a few of my colleagues joining me who all had...More

Thank Phil W
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Good atmosphere, good selection of food and drinks (including beer on tap). Nice internal decor. Live music on specific days.

Thank ThunderBio
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Having not been here before we made the mistake of taking an out of town guest here.I was embarrassed by the food- greasy tasteless and fried in oil that is obviously old by taste and colour. Will not make this mistake again.More

Thank elsier33
DaneNewbold, Owner at The Foundry, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2017

I am sorry about your bad experience! I assure we change our fryers oil on a daily basis, but we are very upset that you had a bad experience. Give a call to the restaurant at 285-3188 and we can talk about the experience, possibly...More

Reviewed 21 December 2016

Weekend dinner and drinks with friends and coworkers. Friendly service, good selection on the menu, and many great beer choices! Not too loud. Mixed crowd and fun times. Washrooms are large and clean.

Thank Marty P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Grill, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 242 Red River Rd, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 1A6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Thunder Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 807-285-3188
  • E-mail
The Foundry is a Modern Take on the Traditional Neighbourhood Pub with a Keen Focus on Upscale Pub Fare with Unique and Tasty Dishes, Mouthwatering Desserts, and the Most Draught and Craft Brew on Tap in Thunder Bay while Hosting Entertainment 5 Days a Week. Everyday is the Weekend at The Foundry.
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