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Shorty's Bar & Grill

967 3rd Ave E, Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada
+1 519-376-0044
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (36 reviews)
“wings” (27 reviews)
“crab cakes” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
967 3rd Ave E, Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada
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11 - 20 of 344 reviews

Reviewed 18 October 2017

I dont use the bar service just the restaurant and its terrific eats here at Shorty's . This establishment has had a long lasting good reputation in our city - and rightly so...they are TERRIFIC!

Thank Youngcha
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

I love Shorty’s! I have been going there for years—for business lunches, for meals with my family and for nights out with my husband and friends. The service at Shorty’s is always above par and the food never disappoints. The menu is extensive but I...More

Thank SusanJane60
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for dinner, the place was packed. Everyone happy and enjoying a few beverages with great friend. We had the prime rib and we were not disappointed mmmmm. The service was as good as the food, we shall return soon!!!

Thank Joseph V
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Not so vegan friendly but to be expected. Sweet potato fries a very thin so not much potato but more fry. Veggie spring rolls were very deep fried and not much veggies. Chopped salad with raspberry dressing which was really refreshing, simple and delicious. Mediterranean...More

Thank krowsnuts
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

I stopped in for lunch. The French Onion soup was very good. Plenty of cheese and onions and not too salty or bland. I also had a side cobb salad with grilled chicken and blue cheese dressing. It was the perfect size for lunch. The...More

Thank Jerry B
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

I was in Owen Sound for a meeting and stopped here for lunch. I had the fish and chips. They came nicely cooked with nice flavour and batter. Fries were hot and had good taste. Our waitress looked after us and provided excellent suggestions for...More

Thank Jeff B
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Great spot for lunch or dinner. Probably the best main stream food in Owen Sound. Good selection of options on tap. Decent wine choices as well. Iconic local spot for Thursday, Friday or Saturday evenings. Nice atmosphere. Lively in the evenings which is a rarity...More

Thank Y1985XNdavidl
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Good service, delicious food and a casual, friendly atmosphere. The menu offers something for everyone.

Thank U4381EAcarolf
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Visited on a Saturday night for drinks and appetizers. We had the private room in the back. Service was great. Enjoyed spring roll appetizer, and had shares of nachos/cheese and wings from others, all which were very good. Good atmosphere with movie posters all over....More

Thank Craig B
Reviewed 30 September 2017

This is our third visit to Owen Sound, and dining at Shorty's has become a 'must-do' when we're here. The staff is friendly and efficient, the surroundings are pleasant, and the food is excellent...possibly the best hamburgers anywhere! Try the Coffin Ridge wine! Thanks for...More

Thank pjbue
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9 May 2015|
Response from ShortysGril |
Hi Joseph unfortunately we do not air any of the fights. They only place would probably be BP. Cheers see you in August Shorty's Grill
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
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
  • E-mail
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