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Merla-Mae Ice Cream

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346 Memorial Ave, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 3Y3, Canada
+1 807-344-7887
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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“burger” (10 reviews)
“fries” (2 reviews)
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Fast food, Canadian
346 Memorial Ave, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 3Y3, Canada
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

Fun experience. Lots of choices and very good ice cream. Son loves ice cream so we tried a lot of different places and this one holds up!

Thank Catharine28
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

My mom and I both had twin ice creams chocolate dipped and they were incredible! So big and tasty and the staff were very friendly!

Thank PeleM1976
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Merla-Mae has been open in Thunder Bay for decades, serving soft ice-cream and a selection of burgers, fries, and the like. My wife and I have been going there for over 30 years. She loves soft ice-cream. I am not a fan, so I have...More

Thank Raven59
Reviewed 5 August 2017

After visiting Merla-Mae, I read reviews. Too late. I had asked staff at Fort William Historical Park for a recommendation for a restaurant for our group: myself and a young couple with a four year-old and a nine month-old. They overwhelmingly recommended Merla-Mae, even were...More

Thank Arlene R
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

This use to be a great spot for ice cream, we use to love coming here on our visits in the summer. Ice cream over the past two years is not as creamy, a lot better spots to go.

Thank Kiefer75
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Yummy ice cream! Waiting for them to bring back pb&j ice cream! Best place in Thunder Bay for ice cream.

Thank Jeannine M
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This place has been an institution in Thunder Bay for over 50 years and rightly so. Stopped for lunch and it's a true drive in style burger joint but what great food! Homemade cheeeseburger, small fries (I'd hate to see large!) and a soft drink,...More

Thank Murphyflyer
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Merla Mae is an icecream and burger place where you sit outside at picnic tables. I had a Merla Mae Burger, Onion rings and an orange milkshake. The milkshake was excellent, the burger was also very good and the onion rings were a bit greasy...More

Thank 14guestb
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Really enjoyed the cranberry sauce on the chicken burger. Had the regular fries with the burger which was almost too much to finish. Big portion. Shared some onion rings which had a nice and crispy batter.

Thank 997gaile
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Great little place to go to get an ice cream. Great device, reasonable prices, friendly staff. Lots of tables to sit and enjoy

Thank Dave L
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Fast food, Canadian
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 346 Memorial Ave, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 3Y3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Thunder Bay District  >  Thunder Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 807-344-7887
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