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Shorty's Bar & Grill

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967 3rd Ave E, Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada
+1 519-376-0044
11:30 - 23:00
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Mon - Thu 11:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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Toronto, Canada
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116 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner at Shorty's after a day of hiking in the Bruce Peninsula and it really hit the spot. We both had the Rocky's burger which is 8 oz of chuck topped with pulled pork, so you can imagine that it's pretty filling. The burgers were well-prepared and delicious and the fries were amazing too. Need to slow down... More 

Thank Sherill_Chapman
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came twice. Had a steak both times and it was prepared nicely. We had a reservation which really helped as it was a Friday night and there was a hockey tournament in town. Nice place for a date night!

Thank northerngirl_travel
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68 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited during business lunch. The service was fast, staff were friendly and food was great. We were big group but we were all served at the same time and we had great lunch experience. We will recommend for sure.

Thank Amany J
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

8 hungry hikers arrived to a busy restaurant with a fun atmosphere. A table was set up immediately. All meals were abundant & enjoyed by all. Services was excellent. Even though the server was obviously busy we were never rushed and she took time to get a group shot (I don't have it) for us and showed an interest in... More 

Thank Roberta B
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Shorty's on a Saturday night 730. There was a table available immediately although it was a very busy place. I ordered the chicken parmigiano which ended up being overcooked pasta with a cheap marinara sauce. The chicken breast was cooked perfectly and was moist. My partner had the Godzilla burger. The meat was delicious. It tasted fantastic. It... More 

Thank Tony Z
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Prime rib and smothered chicken meals were plentiful! Escargots were passable. No room for dessert though!

Thank Gary R
Owen Sound, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 15 March 2017

It was a busy place for a Tuesday night. Waited almost half an hour for some potato skins and a salad. Skins were good and salad ingredients were fresh, but too much Kraft salad dressing-disappointing. Would not go back unless I was prepared to wait and didn't have great expectations.

Thank marymacd59
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Great restaurant and sports bar! Love the atmosphere and great food. Good selection of local beers! Definitely recommended.

Thank Simon F
Owen Sound, Canada
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Usually this restaurant deserves 5 stars, but not this visit. We always went there for our anniversary dinner but this visit was horrific. First we were ignored for 10 minutes when we arrived. Finally a waitress rolled her eyes and seated us. After editing 15 minutes for a menu, another waitress walked by and slapped a couple on the table.... More 

Thank TackcaT
Collingwood, Canada
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 February 2017

We stopped in by a random local suggesting it for lunch and we had the chicken/pork souvlaki lunches and they were amazing!! Best Greek food we have had since moving to Collingwood - very cool spot - (kind of) a local secret... :o) lol we'll definitely make it a destination for lunch come bike season. Cheers!!

Thank LisaQZ

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