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Best Northern Motel and Restaurant

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$$ - $$$Polish, European,
Highway17, Wawa, Ontario P0S 1K0, Canada
+1 705-856-7302
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pierogies” (26 reviews)
“pavlova” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Polish, European, Canadian, Eastern European
$$ - $$$
Highway17, Wawa, Ontario P0S 1K0, Canada
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11 - 20 of 164 reviews

Reviewed 6 July 2017

Delicious dinner and desserts that delighted all our senses! Pasta, pork, steak, perogies, pavlova and crumble - all divine!

Thank pjhunni
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We arrived her one evening and were seated immediately. It's not a very large place but still has ample seating. There was only one waiter. He served us drinks promptly and took our orders. I wanted something light so had a large bowl of cream...More

Thank hippyways
Reviewed 20 June 2017

What a surprise. Did not know that there was a polish restaurant with wonderful. authentic and delicious food.

Thank Ann B
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Traveling with our camper trailer on the Circle Tour, we decided to eat out on a Sunday night & luckily chose the Best Northern. My husband had one of the specials, Jager Schnitzel, accompanied by a bowl of Ukranian borscht. He declared both to be...More

Thank Cynthia P
Reviewed 4 May 2017

We stayed at the Best Northern on 5/3/17. The motel is nothing fancy, but it is clean and quiet. The staff was delightful and took care of us very well. We ate at the restaurant and it was delicious! Don't miss it! We were there...More

Thank Lori N
Reviewed 11 November 2016

I went here based on the good reviews and thought it would offer a "real" meal because all the placed I'd eaten during my drive we kind of heavy and greasy. There were polish options but not much that was easy on the stomach for...More

Thank Samantha B
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Ended up at the Best Northern Restaurant by accident and it was a pleasant surprise. Homemade Polish food, all three entrees were excellent and reasonably priced. Spotless and pleasant decor. We enjoyed our meal after a long day on the road. I would say the...More

Thank Jeannette R
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant located in the Best Northern motel, specializes in Polish food, but offers Canadian options as well with just enough choice including salads and burgers. We started with the soup of the day, a borscht (beet soup) that was delicious. We then shared two...More

Thank Lauren M
Reviewed 12 October 2016

So this place is totally perfect - the hotel AND restaurant - except for those of us who have many hours of travel and REST is really important, then the incredibly S..L..O..W restaurant is not a plus even though their food is ysuper delicious and...More

Thank GratefulTravellers42
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick bite on our way through Wawa and so glad we did! The food was delicious, and service was SO quick, from the time we sat down to when we'd devoured everything was under 20 minutes. The perfect stop if you're...More

Thank Shanley W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Parking Available, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Highway17, Wawa, Ontario P0S 1K0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Northeastern Ontario  >  Wawa
  • Phone Number: +1 705-856-7302
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