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Norma Jean's

) #5 of 72 Restaurants in Owen Sound $$ - $$$ , Delicatessen, Fusion
243 8th St E, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 1L2, Canada
+1 519-376-2232
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“arctic char” (6 reviews)
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Canadian, Delicatessen, Fusion, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
243 8th St E, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 1L2, Canada
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Reviewed 17 August 2016

Never been to the area before and saw the name on TripAdvisor. My GPS picked it up right away and we found it easily. With the great food and the atmosphere of vintage star pics and old blues, I was so glad we got a...More

Thank Lynne R
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Had a great experience, food was amazing, I had the steak, filet and it was melt in your mouth tender with excellent flavour. Beautiful presentation but the best was the Chocolate mousse desert, omg it was intense chocolate flavour! Amazing. Servers were wonderful! It's a...More

Thank Deena B
Reviewed 16 August 2016

The food here is quite good. But it's VERY popular so we had a bit of a wait for our food. One of our party's name is actually Norma Jean...the server really didn't believe her..sort of brushed her off. It would have been nice to...More

Thank Savytraveller10
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

We were in Owen Sound recently and dropped in here for lunch. What a lovely atmosphere with quaint sittings of small tables and sidebar couches. The menu was inviting and the specials too.Our waitress was friendly and efficient. I had admired the Marilyn Monroe photos...More

Thank laineeee
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We spotted this restaurant tucked in behind an unassuming storefront while walking in downtown Owen Sound. Two restaurants we passed were closed so we decided to take a chance. We were not disappointed! The server was friendly and knowledgeable and the menu had many interesting...More

Thank Rulata
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Have been there twice for lunch. First time was fantastic and had parsnip soup which was delish. I took a colleague there as a treat second time and was disappointed since various ingredients were not available for what we ordered. What a disappointment! Prices are...More

Thank SDN24
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

The food was very good, we had pickerel and artic char. The presentarion was very appealing. The waitress was veryattentive and even brought me a book about Marilyn. The place was full with enthousiastic people.

Thank Louise B
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This was our yearly sisters get-together and a suggestion for our night out supper from my youngest sister was Norma Jeans Bistro in Owen Sound, my first visit was amazing, the meal was excellent, service and friendly atmosphere. Waitresses were charming and polite, I would...More

Thank Cathy D
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

We were in town with family for a wedding, all I can say is service and food were PHENOMENAL, we all had a great time. I had the best calamari I ever tasted, between the sauce and the "relish" and the perfectly cooked calamari, I...More

Thank Sarka30327
Reviewed 6 July 2016

The steak was perfectly cooked. Good wine, and the service was quick, and friendly. I liked the warm, relax bistro atmosphere. First dinner was impressive. I will definitely return.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
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
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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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