Thunder Bay Grille - Davenport
Food was average. Nothing tasted great.
Requested water when we sat down
Requested water when waitress greeted us
Requested water when waitress took drink order
Requested water when we ordered appetizers
Requested water when alcoholic drinks were brought
Requested water when we ordered dinner
Requested water when the appetizer arrived
Requested water when main entree was delivered
We waited almost 40 minutes for a glass of water. I almost got up and went behind the bar to pour my own glass of water
Not a great experience
Had very high hopes for this restaurant. The menu was quite inviting, but also quite broad.
Arrived 20 minutes early for our reservation. Was seated immediately considering we were 1 of only 3 other tables.
Our initial cocktail order too 35 minute to arrive. We were told 4 times she is checking on them. Came back on the fifth visit that the bartender lost the tickets.
Dinner was also a trip. We are now an hour ten into service. Wife’s chicken tortilla soup was not acceptable to server. So we told she had them remake it. When brought to table it was sent back as unacceptable. My Clam Chowder was cold with a thick film across the top. My fish and chips came out at the same time as my soup. They were soggy by the time I got to them.
The restaurant is gorgeous as has immense potential. Unfortunately the current staff is letting them down.
No one including the hostess at the front door was social distancing and no one had masks not the server or waitresses. The prime rib i ordered was cold and the baked potato e with everything was not done the cheese and butter were not even melted. My wife ordered prime rib well done it was still bleeding and her broccoli tasted like bacon grease. The salads and bread was good. Had not been there in over 15 years and would not recommend . Will never go back 8 ounce prime was 22 dollars.
I ordered the Chicken Avocado Sandwich from the lunch menu and it was really delicious. My husband ordered the Chubby Cut Top Sirloin but was actually served the Ribeye instead. He liked it. We really enjoyed the pre-dinner bread that we were served. It was tasty. I ordered a Strawberry Vodka Smash and didn’t care for it. It wasn’t as sweet as I’m used to from other restaurants. Overall it was a nice experience.
Good menu even if limited. Variety of choices. Great service. Bison was excellent. FYI on the chips , very salty and cooked too long. Would ask to go way half on salt and not crunchy. Couldn’t really enjoy the chip , just crunch. But now know how would order Service was great.
No Wostershire for steak. Also no rolls. Very expensive steak to have those two missing items. Otherwise food was good, the wait staff was fine and the ambience was good.
We received outstanding service and the food was very good! Would recommend
Good food, the menu was a bit pricier than used to be. Due to the current pandemic I'm wondering if that is why the menu was reduced. We were happy with our service.
While the social distancing measures inside the restaurant were good, all four of our dinner party were surprised and concerned that none of the servers were wearing masks. While Iowa is not currently requiring masks, with the increasing spread of the virus in our area, we are looking for businesses that are rising above minimum standards.
3/1/20@7PM- Staff Receives 1,000,000 Stars! Daughter (17) and I met and picked TB Grill as our place to meet. We politely mentioned we to the hostess we have not spoken and/or saw each other in over a year. The staff graciously let us sit in a more private section. The atmosphere, service, respect, and of course food was perfection. The restaurant closed at 9:00 PM, we lost track of time, and I realized it was after 10:00 PM when we happily left. The fact that no one bothered us and let us stay over was heart warming and brings a tear to my eye still.
Leigh, we are happy to hear that you and your daughter had such a great evening catching up. We appreciate the wonderful feedback!
Its decent. I really think they should have a carving station.
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Seated early for a 7 PM reservation.
Great service, very accommodating.
Food was well prepared and good presentation.
Hello, thank you for your positive review! We are so happy to hear your experience met the high expectations we strive to meet. We hope you dine with us again soon.
Great staff. Great food. Great environment. Would recommend! Definitely did not disappoint. Was running late for dinner on Valentine’s Day when it was busy, the lady had no problem switching the reservation to later. Can’t speak more highly about this place. Very satisfied!
Matt, we are so grateful you choose to celebrate Valentine's Day with us. We appreciate that you took the time to post your amazing review!
Very fast and friendly service. Great atmosphere. We will definitely be back again!
Rick, thank you for the outstanding review! We take pride in our restaurant and we love to hear that everything has met your expectations. We look forward to seeing you again!
The restaurant was great. The hostess and waitress were both fantastic. Made us feel welcome and were both very personable. The dinners were delicious. Definitely will be back when in town again.
That is wonderful to hear that everything was up to expectations. We look forward to seeing you again!
Cliff was an excellent server and the food was fantastic!
Hello, thank you for providing your wonderful feedback. We are so glad Cliff took such great care you while you were dining with us.
Poor slow service and really disappointing food quality. Two of us had Chicken salads and it was clear that the chicken had been frozen and in some cases barely thawed. Others complained on blandness of their entrees.
Matt, we are extremely sorry that your meal was not at all up to expectations. I assure you that this review was shared with our culinary team so they are aware. Thank you for bringing this to our attention.
Our waitress was very friendly. The staff was nice. Our waitress never let us know that made to order omelets were part of the brunch. We overheard after we were done eating, the neighboring table was provided the omelet menu and it was explained by their waiter. Lighting around “hot” brunch area dim. Couldn’t really see the selections when opening the servers. Food was cold- eggs, bacon, sausage, fried chicken, corn. I gave up and ate two servings of corn. We would have liked a made to order Omelet-something hot to eat. We didn’t bother with the rest of the brunch. We had a reservation for 12 set for upcoming after Thanksgiving family gathering and cancelled it. Good thing we tested the brunch ahead of time. Expensive for the quality of food and Disappointing.
Hello, we are truly sorry that your brunch was not up to our typical standards. Please know that we did bring this up to our culinary team so we can ensure these issues do not happen again.
The food was mostly good. The roast beef was too lean so a bit dry. The catfish could have been warmer. Otherwise good was good. Service was great thanks to Aaron.
Something for everyone on the menu, from the picky 85 year old in our group to the more adventurous 20 somethings. Good wine selection. Good beer selection, though a more limited array on tap. Service was patient and efficient, even warning gramma that her jambalaya selection might be more spicy than she would anticipate.
Becky was awesome!
HORRIBLE SERVICE AND DIRTY!!! We were seated right away and that was about the only good part. Once they sat us the high chair for my daughter still had food from the last kid in it. I had to ask someone to wipe it down. The table was dirty, the appetizer plates had food stuck on them and the rolls they served where hard as rocks. We ordered drinks and appetizers. The waiter was very blunt and you could tell he hated his job. The first appetizer came out and was lukewarm. You could tell it has been sitting in the back for a bit. The onion strings had good flavor but were not very good cold. The cheese curds came out next. They were actually hot and fresh but by this time we were so fed up with the poor service and dirty surroundings that we decided to leave. I did tell the manager what had happened and she did compensate us for the drinks and apps. So it was bad enough she completely took care of everything. So much for my parents surprise 35th wedding anniversary dinner. I would not recommend.
The cheese curds are a must have!! The remainder of the meal was wonderful as well!
The ThunderBay did a great job accommodating our large family for our August Birthdays. Table was ready and expanded as more joined. Hostess and waitress were fantastic. Food was okay and a little disorganized for large group method. Some of that was our fault. Crime Brûlée was not heated in middle by chef. Not good per family members. Mostly all great.
Extremely disappointed in the kitchen and manager. Our server was good but she couldn’t compensate for a kitchen that could not produce two luncheon salads in a reasonable time or a manager who could not manage to apologize for the lapse. We were served a fairly simple meal 40 minutes after we were seated when the house was not more than a third full. One salad was missing an ingredient and the other was dressed when we asked for dressing on the side. Overall, a poor performance.
Not enough different fish offerings. I expected more types of fish on the menu,
Fun pit stop off the highway during a long road trip. The salads were fresh and well-portioned: no need to ask for a to-go container (with no way to travel with it). Great conversation with the hostess as we departed —a wonderful person and a fun way to leave with a smile!
Great relaxing meal & wonderful service. Would definitely recommend Thunder Bay Grille.
The food was very good the only complaint my Wife and I had was our Baked Potatoes were under cooked and a bit cold. I had the mixed Vegetables and I have to say they were Sauteed perfect the Bread that was served with the Sweet Cinnamon Butter seemed more like something for Breakfast or Desert a hot Dinner Roll with just plain Butter would have been better.
Outstanding service and great steaks, prime rib. Mushroom appetizer was very good.
Everything about our dinner was not good. The calamari was dry and my entrée tasted like a salt shaker. Definitely will not come back here and there was a reason I was very empty on a Friday night.
We are frequent flyers of Thunder Bay's brunch, but it wasn't very good this past visit. The food seemed old and over done which could have been due to sitting in the warmers for so long. I think the reasoning was they weren't very busy at all.
Usually we love eating here even though it's slightly expensive, but this last trip wasn't really worth it.
The food was good,the service was good. The server was very nice
Emily, our server was fantastic! The menu has lots of choices and there is something for everyone! Peach sangria was delicious as were the desserts. My husband ordered the carrot cake and he couldn’t finish it because of the generous portion size. Food was great and prices were reasonable. We will absolutely be back!
Felt for the price the Sunday brunch was lacking and the waitress never came back to refill the drink glasses. Some of the hot food was dried out but the salad and fruit bar was very nice and fresh
Great place. Had dinner at the bar. Good service
Our service was out of this world. The rolls n cinnamon but are to die for. Food was great too. I highly recommend this place.
Food seemed over salted, from soup to entree. Drafty. Service rushed; entree delivered to table while previous courses had just arrived. Draft beer under poured and then a second half glass arrived.
Here ally inattentive and sloppy service.
From the moment my wife and I walked out to the moment we left everything was awesome the service attention to detail the courtesy of our server Haley was very prompt attentive courteous we will definitely come back again
Carl, thank you for the wonderful recommendation. We look forward to your next visit.
Very nice place. I would like to see more breakfast items for brunch but I understand that is standing between breakfast and lunch. There was a great selection of food, I guess I was just in more of a breakfast mood. All good was really good. I’m surely going to be back!
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OpenTable ダイナー63名によるThunder Bay Grille - Davenportの評価は4.1☆です。