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The Raven and Republic

$$ - $$$, , International
246 First Ave W, North Bay, Ontario P1B 3C1, Canada
+1 705-478-6110
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good40%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“flatbread” (4 reviews)
“cheesecake” (3 reviews)
“steak” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Canadian, International, Pub
$$ - $$$
246 First Ave W, North Bay, Ontario P1B 3C1, Canada
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1 - 10 of 78 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great atmosphere fr casual drinks to intense trivia throw downs :) Highly recommend for a night out, but make sure you get there early as it gets pretty busy!

Thank Robyn J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Service is above average and staff are generally friendly and pleasant. The food is top notch. You will have a great experience here, I did.

Thank caribhunk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have attended the Raven many times, mostly for the great Trivia Night on Mondays. There cheese platters are a great way to share food with friends but be wary with their nachos. My friend and I both ordered a plate. Thank god. I finished...More

Thank maxine s
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had dinner here and everything was incredible!! My steak was cooked to perfection, green beans and the garlic mash potatoes were flavourful. My wife enjoyed pasta but would have liked more shrimp in her dish. We will be back. As for...More

Thank eric-gaudreau
Reviewed 9 November 2017

This is a great place to have a meal, see live entertainment or grab some drinks and apps with friends. The menu is quite versatile and has vegan, vegetarian, as well as meat dishes. They have lots of shareable platers as well. There is often...More

1  Thank Valerie R
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We went as family weekend . food was very good , my plate my meat was tender , my kid to liked his food and he is a picky eater and my husband to liked his meal . place was clean, fancy, service was nice...More

Reviewed 9 September 2017

A bit quirky. Not a great number of choices on the menu. We decided to just go with a burger for my husband, which he said had an excellent taste, and a spinach salad for me. This isn't the best time of year for spinach,...More

Thank DPfromColorado
Reviewed 15 August 2017

In town for just one night and did a quick search to find recommended restaurants fairly close by. We arrived to find the bar half of the place bursting at the seams and the other, more sedate dining room empty. We'd arrived on one of...More

Thank NatureNut_12
Reviewed 11 August 2017

The food was lacking taste,lacking presentation and was best described as under whelming. the Raven has been on my list of best places in town to go but after tonights dinner I would be hard pressed to recommend it at all.

Thank Janet G
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

I went to see a musician in this bar and everything was perfect the beer selection, the staff, the service, the tables, the athmosphere... until the music started and people still kept talking sooo loud I could not enjoy the music. So I quess it...More

Thank Terhi K
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6 January 2017|
Response from Janet G | Reviewed this property |
I have been to a function in the upstairs room for about 35 and we had ample room. The main area is much larger but I have to admit it is kinda broken up.So I would guess maybe about 60 max. I hope this helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 24
Bar, Canadian, International, Pub
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
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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