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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Steakhouse
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“We love locally owned restaurants and the station is a great place to check out in North Bay! ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Evening entertainment and trivia nights. This is also a restaurant and the food is pretty good but our experience is the service is extremely lacking so we hesitate to recommend as a restaurant. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Special events, concerts and theatre performances going on throughout the year. Some times they offer free family movies on the weekends.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“ Average Joe's Eatery & Patio Bar is one of North Bay's most popular eating spots! Accessible by land & water, the restaurant has been open since 1999 on the shores of beautiful Trout Lake. Its menu ranges from traditional fare to casual dining.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bar
“Excellent pub fare in a relaxed atmosphere. Good place to watch the game and have a craft beer or enjoy dinner by the fireplace. We recommend the burgers or one of the mac and cheese offerings. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Best pizza in town and oh-so-much more. Try the Funghi or keep it simple with the Pepperoni and you can't go wrong. Pro tip: split the Arugula Nachos, a twist on the classic using pasta chips - you won't regret it!”
  • 9 locals recommend
Movie Theater
“If you want to take in a movie, this is our local theatre. There is also an arcade, and small mall attached.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Gift Shop
“A summer trip to North Bay isn't complete without a trip to the Green Store to grab an ice cream cone. Sit on their expansive dock and look out over gorgeous Trout Lake - a North Bay summer tradition.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Family Diner with two locations - Algonquin and Seymour. Great for breakfast, lunch and casual dinner. Burgers are awesome. Service and speed of food is exceptional. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This Thai chain is excellent. Only fresh ingredients with daily specials. Great choice. Can be busy at peak hours so always recommend choosing off hours for best seating. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Quaint Bistro with limited seating situated on the waterfront of Lake Nipissing. Patio open in summer. Local fresh ingredients including gluten free and vegan options. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great coffee, food, fresh juices. Has a large outdoor patio to enjoy a beautiful day in the heart of North Bay. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“When you need coffee, really good coffee... try Twiggs. They also have the best pizza, super thin crust & doesn't break the bank! Note: there is more than one store location. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Nature
“Beautiful walking and biking path along Lake Nipissing waterfront. Activities for young children and families: carousel, mini train rides, playground, The Boat restaurant”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This is where you can grab some seriously delicious Lebanese food in North Bay. Good portions, and always top notch.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Best wings in town and over 100 unique sauce combinations including some of our favourites - Gord Downey, Surfer Girl and Mighty Caesar. ”
  • 5 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Steakhouse
“We love locally owned restaurants and the station is a great place to check out in North Bay! ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Gastropub
“Evening entertainment and trivia nights. This is also a restaurant and the food is pretty good but our experience is the service is extremely lacking so we hesitate to recommend as a restaurant. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“ Average Joe's Eatery & Patio Bar is one of North Bay's most popular eating spots! Accessible by land & water, the restaurant has been open since 1999 on the shores of beautiful Trout Lake. Its menu ranges from traditional fare to casual dining.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Best pizza in town and oh-so-much more. Try the Funghi or keep it simple with the Pepperoni and you can't go wrong. Pro tip: split the Arugula Nachos, a twist on the classic using pasta chips - you won't regret it!”
  • 9 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“Family Diner with two locations - Algonquin and Seymour. Great for breakfast, lunch and casual dinner. Burgers are awesome. Service and speed of food is exceptional. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This Thai chain is excellent. Only fresh ingredients with daily specials. Great choice. Can be busy at peak hours so always recommend choosing off hours for best seating. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Quaint Bistro with limited seating situated on the waterfront of Lake Nipissing. Patio open in summer. Local fresh ingredients including gluten free and vegan options. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great coffee, food, fresh juices. Has a large outdoor patio to enjoy a beautiful day in the heart of North Bay. ”
  • 6 locals recommend

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