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Shorty's Bar & Grill

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
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967 3rd Ave E, Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada
+1 519-376-0044
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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Oshawa, Canada
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104 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

We had hotel reservations for the Best Western and after using trip advisor decided that we would dinner here. I made reservations online before leaving. First night we were very tired and looking for something light to eat on Friday. Decided we would stop here since it had great reviews and very close to hotel. I ordered the French onion... More 

1 Thank barbangi
Milton, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Perfect service. Great burger. My only complaint would be the fries. Generic McCain crispy fried from the grocery store. Fresh cut fries would be awesome.

Thank JayPress
Owen Sound, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Great place for a late night snack or meal. Also lots of close free parking available .Centrally located in Down Town Owen Sound

Thank rhingst
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We are from out of town and decided to try it out. We love visiting Owen sound and I personally have been going there every year since I was a child and never even noticed the place. It doesn't look like much from the outside, inside is tastefully decorated and the service was wonderful. I had the steak and ceaser... More 

1 Thank Melanie B
Ontario, Canada
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Stopped by on a road trip after reading reviews from previous diners. Plenty of menu items to choose from. They have great food, large portions, very tasty. The service was excellent. Prices were very reasonable. My only negative remark is that the Entrance way has a large step up/down which was not marked - definitely a fall hazard, which one... More 

Thank mab012283
Guelph, Canada
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

We've been here several times in the past few years and never been disappointed with the food or service... It is busy for dinner so reservations are recommended to avoid delays or disappointment as it is always busy and hopping! ... The service is always good with friendly and helpful staff... The steaks and prime rib are always good here... More 

Thank Tangerine1661
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Galavanting and exploring the Bruce Peninsula led us to this somewhat sleepy, scenic port on the Georgian Bay. Googling "bar and grill" led us to "Shorty's" which turned out o be in the downtown section, away from the bay. Great food and drinks, very REASONABLE prices, and great friendly service mad his a surprising good memory. I had a low... More 

Thank mike h
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Shorty's was everything we were told it would be! We asked the waitress if we could please take our time in ordering as we were not in any rush and she was happy to accommodate us. We ordered the garlic bread which was simply amazing and a good portion for the two of us! My husband ordered a steak and... More 

Thank Ian and Darlene F
North Vancouver, Canada
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125 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Stopped in here for dinner tonight after seeing it's the top rated restaurant in town. Even though it's a small town we made reservations for 7:30 and were glad we did since the place was packed on a Thursday night. Our server was extremely friendly, personable and attentive. I ordered the salmon burger and coleslaw, and my husband ordered the... More 

Thank Tanis1976
Bolton, Canada
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Decided to try this place for lunch after reading the reviews and we are so very glad we did. The wings are huge and awesome, the burgers are massive and the onion soup is well above average. The family all really enjoyed the food and the atmosphere is also very nice.

Thank Darrin G

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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, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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?