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Prospector Restaurant

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27 Cumberland St S, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 2T3, Canada
+1 807-345-5833
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (94 reviews)
“beef” (33 reviews)
“soups” (24 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Canadian, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
27 Cumberland St S, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 2T3, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I live here, but haven’t been to the Prospector in 20+ years. I went the other night with an out of town friend, and it was fantastic. There is still no doubt why they are famous for their prime rib-I barely needed a knife it...More

Thank Adrienne A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not too many good places to eat in Thunder Bay, short of fast food establishments. This place is excellent. Located in downtown are of Port Arthur, it is convenient and has excellent food with great service. A must see for Thunder Bay.

Thank SnoMan56623
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Just simply the best food, service and fun times in downtown TB! We have dinner there every time we visit,

Thank Bobhen27
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

OK- the name has “steakhouse” in it, but I accompanied my partner with the hope that this semi- carnivore would find enough fresh,healthy alternatives to survive. There are a few options: crudités at the salad bar, baked potato, Caesar salad, Yorkshire pudding and rolls. Otherwise...More

Thank Ronnjonna
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

This place had such a great vibe and atmosphere, we loved it! My sister took me out for my birthday dinner here, and the food was to die for! We both got an entree which came with use of the salad bar, soup bar and...More

Thank Christian F
Reviewed 4 October 2017

The Prospector is a favourite in Thunder Bay. Not cheap, but the food is excellent. The salad bar is absolutely amazing, and those rolls!

Thank k-Mirage
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

If you love beef this is the place to go. Prime rib or steak. Both excellent. The salad bar is good. The home made seafood soup is excellent. You will fill up on the home made buns with garlic butter. Service is fast and friendly....More

Thank John R
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

My favorite salad bar in Thunder Bay! They’ve changed the broccoli salad though. Now there are chickpeas and kidney beans in it. I didn’t think I would like it but it’s not too bad😄. I had the chicken carbonara which was awesome. There was enough...More

Thank Melanie B
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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We went to the prospector last night and we both had the salad bar and prime rib it was delicious!! Absolutely love the salad bar and will return just for that! Our entrees were to die for. I had garlic mashed potatoes and corn on...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Wow the Fresh rolls are amazing that they have at the salad bar. you Have to try them. Made fresh in house. That was my highlight. The NY strip I had, wasnt the best steak. It was pretty tough actually. But the rolls and salad...More

Thank Nathaniel M
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2 April 2016|
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Response from paulnI3147MS | Reviewed this property |
I have only tried the house wine, quite nice.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Cumberland St S, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 2T3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Thunder Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 807-345-5833
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