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The Raven and Republic

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, Canadian, International, Pub
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246 First Ave W, North Bay, Ontario P1B 3C1, Canada
+1 705-478-6110
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North Bay, Canada
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Trivia nights Monday and Tuesday are super fun but they tend to be super busy. Food is on the pricey side but totally worth it. My sister and I tend to share and they don't charge extra for sharing which I really appreciate and we make a point to go there when neither of us want a huge meal.

Thank WindowSeatsOnly
Coleman, Canada
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here on our recent trip to North Bay, making use of the promotional offer made by our motel. Very pleasantly surprised by the selection of micro brewery beers available ( taste samples to try ), and the great food. There was live entertainment which helped in creating the very nice atmosphere. We would highly recommend going here for... More 

Thank WanderlustingCouple
Ontario's Near North, Canada
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Had our staff Xmas party here in the private top floor room last year. Everyone there had a great time. Staff were very attentive and the trivial pursuit game they organized was a blast! Ended the night downstairs rocking to some live music.

Thank rmpmljc
North Bay, Canada
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

This place is awesome!! The live jazz is amazing, -and trivia is a hoot! Really hoping the have some stand up comic nights. Food is great and menu changes which is nice. Great service,

Thank Tabby1983
North Bay, Canada
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

I was there for a dinner party with 20 other people! Every person made comment on how good the food was. Service was great. Staff where very attentive.

Thank Janet G
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Read several reviews after seeing it advertised in our hotel directory. After being in Algonquin Park backpacking and canoeing for 7 days, we wanted a great meal and were not disappointed! Unique menu with great twists in the usual fare. Our family of 5 had 5 different meals and all were great! Service was good and staff very personable!

Thank LJP63
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61 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

This restaurant feels very welcoming and is nicely decorated with a number of seats where you can have some privacy. The food is good but I did find it a little too dark to read the menu.

Thank havetostay
Orillia, Canada
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

If you're after a great craft beer selection and good food the Raven & Republic can't be beat. More like something you would find in Toronto (don't hold that against it) it's one of my favourite pubs in Ontario.

Thank emew24
Thunder Bay, Canada
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

After a workshop on Electoral Reform/Proportional Representation and Carbon Pricing put on by the GPC, we were ready to relax over snacks and a beer. We were not disappointed. Good snacks ( e.g. Bruschetta, polenta fries,) and local craft beers (I tried the sampler of 8 kinds, and my wife drove back to the hotel). Friendly staff, live music many... More 

Thank PaddlerBruce
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

fun place to relax after work for a drink. great food, great service, great location. nice patio too

Thank Bruce M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$24
Bar, Canadian, International, Pub
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 246 First Ave W, North Bay, Ontario P1B 3C1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Northeastern Ontario  >  North Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 705-478-6110

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