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Norma Jean's

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Canadian, Delicatessen, Fusion, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
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243 8th St E, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 1L2, Canada
+1 519-376-2232
11:30 - 22:00
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68 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with my family. Food was great and service was very nice. The only thing was finding parking.

Thank Amany J
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

8 of us were hiking the Bruce Trail for 4 days & ate here twice. We loved everything about the restaurant. They were quick to put tables together for us, separate bills no issue & everyone was able to get what they wanted. Meals were well described by our server and we got exactly what we expected. No one went... More 

Thank Roberta B
Port Elgin Ontario
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

overly priced menu, waitress was rude, menu was dirty, very noisy, waited and waited for a server for quite awhile and the place was not full. We just got up and left as we were tired of waiting. Will not go back.

Thank Wolfy57
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Great atmosphere and great food. Staff is very friendly and the presentation of the meals is amazing. Great selection of local beers.

Thank Simon F
Owen Sound, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Favourite restaurant in Owen Sound, corner high table, lots of privacy. The location is central to the down town, lots of parking close by. Cozy atmosphere. Love it!

Thank macdermids6
Kincardine, Canada
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42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Norma Jean's can always be counted on, we dined there recently on a Saturday for an early dinner.Fortunately we had a reservation, people were being turned away at the door and on the phone.The staff are very welcoming , you are never rushed.I would recommend the Chicken Marsala, there was a choice of three vegetables,rice and two types of potatoes.The... More 

Thank lakehuronsunsets
Ontario, Canada
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

The menu offers a good variety plus there are always daily offerings. The food is always great! Servers are attentive without being overwhelming.

1 Thank Purcellprincess
Kemble, Canada
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45 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Very good food. Excellent wait staff. Very pricey. Restaurant is teeny tiny and much too dark, but excellent otherwise.

1 Thank Marcia W
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Went there after some bank business for a lunch. Nice ambience. Service was good. not overwhelming. Kitchen was below average. Portions way to big. My shrimp penne arabiata way to hot - by the way I really like hot food - but it needs to be well done and well balanced here it was just not done well to much... More 

Thank Peter Z
Owen Sound, Canada
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42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Met 5 friends early for drinks and a meal at this popular little restaurant in downtown Owen Sound. Luckily we reserved a table because it filled up quickly on that Tuesday before Christmas. Service was good even though it was quite busy and all our meals were prepared to our liking. No complaints at all. I had the veal schnitzel... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$21
Canadian, Delicatessen, Fusion, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 243 8th St E, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 1L2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Grey County  >  Owen Sound
  • Phone Number: +1 519-376-2232
Norma Jean's opened it's doors in 1984 and has been a local favourite for 30 years. Offering a wide range of food and brews/spirits for every walk of life. Drawing inspiration from many cultures and culinary styles. Norma Jean's also includes daily lunch and dinner features created by the amazing team of chefs dwelling in the closet... Uh hum, I mean kitchen!

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