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Shorty's Bar & Grill

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967 3rd Ave E, Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada
+1 519-376-0044
11:30 - 23:00
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Mon - Thu 11:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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Owen Sound, Canada
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

A good and varied menu. Lots of variety. Generous portions and excellent wait staff. Great selection of draft beers. Reasonable prices. Heavy on the calories.

Thank LindzTay
Saskatoon, Canada
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Went with a group of friends. The place was packed, so if you're interested in eating here make a reservation. I had a burger and it was so thick I could not get my mouth around it. Very good. Fries were awesome.

Thank deb t
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11 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Service was very slow and the food was cold told the waitress got it back in two minutes after it was microwaved. My friend's steak. He asked for well done and got it medium rare. There was blood left on the plate from the steak when they took it back to re-fry it and got the raw blood back again.... More 

Thank Star S
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26 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Went with my mother the first time we were ever in Owen Sound on dec 28. I was afraid it would be loud and noisy bar atmosphere (which my mother hates) as it was wing night, however it wasn't like that at all. Service was quick and friendly. I had the wings and 12 wings was definitely filling (plump wings).... More 

Thank Carly T
Owen Sound, Canada
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Always great service, good food and cold drinks. Stan runs a tight ship and it's always a lot of fun. Good selection of domestic and international dishes.

1 Thank David L
London, UK
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Went to Shorty's twice on a recent visit to Owen Sound. First time for some drinks while watching the game. Good bar vibe, good drinks and great service from everyone at the bar. Returned on a Monday night for dinner and again great atmosphere and solid service. The food was average and I would say overpriced for the area. Would... More 

Thank nal0112
Owen Sound, Canada
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Friendly atmosphere,great food,especially the Greek! Good location,downtown Owen Sound. Great for parties!

Thank Sharon K
Owen Sound, Canada
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

New here so everyone said go here, but I heard horror stories. I know I know. So we went at 5 pm on a Wednesday and the servers had no idea what to say for a minute. Weird. But it was packed and was told we needed a reservation. Really? Or wait maybe an hour? Not an hour, maybe..... really?... More 

Thank katherineford
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157 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Nice spot, a lot of locals here but typical pub style bar. Food is decent, service good. Great for a lunch or dinner.

Thank Casey1
Owen Sound, Canada
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

The menu has a large assortment of delicious food. The staff are always very friendly and parking is always available. A great spot for meeting clients, friends and family. If you are an Attack Hockey fan this is the place to be before and after the game!

Thank WandaWestover

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 967 3rd Ave E, Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Grey County  >  Owen Sound
  • Phone Number: +1 519-376-0044

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