September 22, 2017

The Sal aka The Salsbury Grill
visit: September 2017

Top 3 kid-friendly menu items

1. chicken fingers and fries

2. fish and chips

3. grilled cheese and fries

What’s for the grownups? The restaurant has a decent selection of beer, wine, cider and coolers.

What’s the vibe? Fri...

August 9, 2017

Visiting a craft brewery with the kids? Yes, that’s a thing. It’s an option that’s popular in the US and gaining ground in Canada, as more craft breweries welcome families. Thunder Bay’s Sleeping Giant Brewing Company is opening its doors to families with both special...

April 20, 2017

Sweet G’s Family Restaurant

Visit: March 2017

Top 3 kid-friendly menu items

1. Finn or fluffy pancakes

2. chicken fingers

3. grilled cheese sandwiches

What’s for the grownups? Sweet G’s has it all: homestyle meals, coffee, beer, wine, pie, butter tarts…

What’s the vibe? Modes...

March 21, 2017

Monsoon Thunder Bay 
Visit: February 2017

Top 3 kid-friendly menu items

1. Butter chicken

2. Paneer vindaloo (mild, made with cottage cheese)

3. Chicken kebab sate

What’s for the grownups? A variety of homestyle authentic Indian food, with staples like perfectly spiced sa...

February 23, 2017

Up Shot Coffeehouse

Visit: February 2017

Top 3 kid-friendly menu items

1. Strawberry-banana smoothie

2. Yummy pastry selection

3. Grab-and-go cheese and crackers

What’s for the grownups?

Caffeine, obvs. There’s a great selection of Americanos, lattes, espressos, café au laits...

February 23, 2017

The Sweet North Bakery

Visit: January 2017

Top 3 kid-friendly menu items

1. Cinnamon pretzels

2. Cookies…too hard to choose which one!

3. Sticky buns

What’s for the grownups? All kinds of coffee and tea options, breakfast pretzels like a gouda/prosciutto with a side of musta...

February 23, 2017

The Eddy

Visit: February 2017

Top 3 kid-friendly menu items

  1. Lil’ chicken fingers and fries

  2. Kid’s Mac ’n’ cheese

  3. Kid’s (cheese) burger and fries (or salad)

What’s for the grownups?

  • Check in at The Eddy on social media and get 10% off your bill

  • Shrim...

February 23, 2017

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February 23, 2017

Scandinavian Home Society Restaurant ("The Scan")

Visit: January 2017

Top 3 kid-friendly menu items

1. “Kid Lumberjack”—Finnish pancake, egg, bacon, toast and drink

2. “Small Finn”—Finnish pancake with strawberries, whipped cream and drink

3. Cheeseburger and fries

What’s fo...

February 23, 2017

Wacky's Thunder Bay

Visit: January 2017

Top 3 kid-friendly menu items

1. Boneless wings

2. Junior cheeseburgers

3. Grilled cheese sandwich

What’s for the grownups? 

Coffee, a beer selection, over 100 flavours of chicken wings

What’s the vibe?

Bright, colourful, fun, cool.

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