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Bar Italia

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168 Court St S, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 2X6, Canada
+1 807-345-4767
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Thunder Bay, Canada
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Several weeks ago I had the chance to dine out with seven other friends at this neighbour restaurant in Thunder Bay, though I have lived in Thunder Bay, this was the first time I visited. I have no idea how long this place has been there but I am sure I drove past it several times, and am sorry I... More 

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Thank Bill M
Thunder Bay, Canada
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Bar Italia is a hidden gem in Thunder Bay. Known by locals for decades. This family owned and run business has great, fresh Italian fare. The atmosphere is loud and cheery and family friendly. And by loud I mean.......it's like having dinner with a huge family. The wait staff is friendly and accommodating. I recommend making a reservation on a... More 

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Thank Michele P
Thunder Bay
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60 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

Had another terrific lunch here today, there was 7 in our group. Some of us the Friday special, Beef Ravioli and house salad. Very good! A couple had a hot veal sandwiches that were pleased with. Hats off to the girls serving, always pleasant and efficient.

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Thank Brian H
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Food was great, prices quite reasonable. Atmosphere feels like a nice little Italian restaurant. Will go back.

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Thank Lynn M
Thunder Bay, Canada
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

just like how my mother makes it, and my moms is the best. Back from 3 weeks in Italy, the food here just as good,

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Thank henry c
Mississauga, Canada
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46 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

I ordered takeout Lasagna and Ceasar salad. Lasagna was delicious but would have loved it if the cheese was melted fully. The price of the small Ceasar salad for what I received was disappointing but what are you gonna do. They get a pass cause the taste of the lasagna was amazing. Only other downfall was that the sauce leaked... More 

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Thank Magsthatsme
Winnipeg
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

what a place, just like what you would find in Italy, great food and drink. Made to order and fresh, the atmosphere is electric and the spices you smell out of this world, would eat there again.

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Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Bar Italia is a cozy family-run restaurant in the Bay Street Village. It has been my all-time favourite Italian cuisine spot for years. My family and friends go there about once a month but I have been there twice lately for their ravioli and veal parm. The atmosphere is perfect and the staff are wonderful. I highly recommend Bar Italia.... More 

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Thank David P
Pico Rivera, California
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145 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

Was feeling like having italian for dinner and google best italian restaurant in town. This wasn't top of the list, but it sure should be! Excellent meal...from the bread to the wine to the entrees. Everything was excellent. Not a fancy place but they are the real deal. We had the stuffed peppers (which was the daily special) and the... More 

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Thank Wandering B
Thunder Bay
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175 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016

We were in the mood for some good Italian food and we found some. Friendly service in a cozy little restaurant/bar. The food portions are rather large (especially the panzorotti) so would be worth sharing a meal when I go back again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 168 Court St S, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 2X6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Thunder Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 807-345-4767

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?