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The Foundry

242 Red River Rd, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 1A6, Canada
+1 807-285-3188
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good29%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
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“mozz sticks” (7 reviews)
“cheesecake” (3 reviews)
“poutine” (6 reviews)
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Grill, Gastropub
$$ - $$$
242 Red River Rd, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 1A6, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun place to meet friends for a beer and live jazz music. Thursday night jazz started early at 7. Great volume, as we could chat!

Thank ancientmoods
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just dropped in for a beer on a Friday afternoon... really friendly bartender, upscale food for a pub. The live music was starting too late for us...

Thank CBellerose
Reviewed 11 April 2018

After many enjoyable visits where both the food and service were great, I get ripped off on this night. Ordered 2 pounds of wings for Takeout on the way home from a 12 hour shift. Picked them up, took them home, opened them. Oh, looks...More

Thank Rink64
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

As this was the 2nd time in 2 visits this has happened I felt it needed to be shared. I understand that you run your establishment over capacity on a regular basis, but in these greedy profit situations please teach your bartenders (especially the small...More

1  Thank Rynkor
DaneNewbold, Owner at The Foundry, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Hi Rynkor, you have my deepest apologies that you weren't served in a reasonable amount of time. While I understand your frustration, I hope you can see that we are trying to deal with a full bar of people, and sometimes people get overlooked in...More

Reviewed 5 March 2018

I have been to this establishment before and had good experiences but after my last visit I will not be back. I went here with my girlfriend and two of our friends a couple of weeks ago for dinner. When we arrived we seated ourselves...More

Thank OutdoorsLyfe
DaneNewbold, Owner at The Foundry, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Hey guys, I'm extremely sorry you had a bad experience. Sometimes tables get lost in transitions between shifts, but it is no excuse that you weren't served in an appropriate amount of time. If you come back in the future, let us know if you...More

Reviewed 4 March 2018

My wife and I spent our lunchtime here. Interesting old bar with lots of old historical photographs . Food was very good although it took a while to get served.

Thank limeyca
Reviewed 6 February 2018

Food is amazing been here once before and loved it, but this last time (Feb,5 2018) I almost left after ordering. The music was set way too loud, every time they hit a high note made my head hurt. Good music doesn't need high volume....More

Thank mitchjhb
Reviewed 31 January 2018

I ate here on the 23-Jan-18 during my stay at the Prince Arthur hotel. I wanted to go for a walk and decided to stop in for one of the burgers i heard so much about. As it turns out the friendly waitress recommended that...More

1  Thank lualvert
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Food was delicious and large portions. Good value for the $$. Couldn't finish it all!! But had dessert anyway 🐖 Great selection of local & other beers. Coffee from beans roasted around the corner at St. Paul Roastary is a nice touch too. Service by...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 20 November 2017

We're not old people and we always find it too loud here. The design of the space makes the live music very difficult to appreciate. Not sure of the sound people are hard of hearing but we wear earplugs just to tollerate the noise. Food...More

Thank Ashley W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Grill, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 242 Red River Rd, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 1A6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Thunder Bay District  >  Thunder Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 807-285-3188
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The Foundry is a Modern Take on the Traditional Neighbourhood Pub with a Keen Focus on Upscale Pub Fare with Unique and Tasty Dishes, Mouthwatering Desserts, and the Most Draught and Craft Brew on Tap in Thunder Bay while Hosting Entertainment 5 Days a Week. Everyday is the Weekend at The Foundry.
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