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the Sovereign Room

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, Canadian, American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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220 Red River Rd, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 1A6, Canada
+1 807-343-9277
16:00 - 02:00
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Tue - Sun 16:00 - 02:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 14:00
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Thunder Bay, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

First the Sov is not really as much a restaurant as much as it is a pub is terms of decor but the food is closer to fine dining. The menu constantly changes but the classics on their menu stay: Fried Chicken, Poutine, Pizza. They have a great selection of beers, both draft and Cans/bottles. If you go here you... More 

Thank Charlie R
Thunder Bay, Canada
Level Contributor
17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great pub with above average food. High quality food. Lots of drink choices. Has live music some nights as well.

Thank Shar0n203
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by for a quick bite to eat, the place was packed, but we only waited a few minutes for a a table. This was on our list of places to try since it made the "You Gotta Eat Here" show. Staff are friendly and helpful and the burgers were to die for! We will be back!!

Thank JRuffSr
Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there for dinner with my wife and older son. The first thing I have to say is that this really in NOT a "restaurant". It is a pub or bar if you will, that also serves appetizers and slightly more than what you would expect in a full blown "bar". The Pub itself is like a long cave and... More 

Thank Ed B
sparnot31, Owner at the Sovereign Room, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Ed and sorry about your poor experience. Just to be clear we have always branded ourselfs as a pub, the classifications online our generally out of our control. That being said yes we do lots of apps and share plates and "pub food". Some people do prefer cushion seating, your wive was siting on on our... More 

Cornwall, Canada
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Let's get this out of the way now: from the outside, you may not even realize this place exists and if you did, you'd probably think it was a Chinese restaurant given that the old sign is still up. However once you're in you can't help but notice... Everything! It's a charming pub with a lively (and admittedly very loud)... More 

Thank 101joe1991
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Have never had anything to complain about at the Sovereign except that it is usually so busy that you will have to wait for a table. I have had the wings, burger platter and the Spanish pizza, all good 👍. They also have a large selection of craft beer on tap and in bottles.

Thank Gerry P
Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

We came here for lunch on our vacation to Thunder Bay. The best burger we have ever had. We will be coming back just for the burger. Service was also excellent. It was nice to have such a friendly waitress.

Thank lovebaking76
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Awesome food! But sooo soooo dissapointed they don't have their cheese empanadas anymore! :(( those were the only reason i went there. That was their specialty. Please bring them back!!

Thank Sarah S
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74 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

The pizza is unreal and there is a serious offering of beer at this place. I would recommend this place if your looking for something a little out of the ordinary.

Thank BlakeVW
Ontario, Canada
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Love this place! A must ! Absolute! I tell everyone if the ever go to tbay they have to stop in here! Great selection of beer and man the food is good! Wish this place was elsewhere as well!

Thank Jaiman24

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 15
Bar, Pub, Canadian, American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 Red River Rd, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 1A6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Thunder Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 807-343-9277

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