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Bruce Wine Bar

4.6
296 reviews
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CAN$30 and under
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Canadian
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  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Casual

Don’t let the name fool you, this unique eatery boasts more than just a wine list distinguished by a Wine Spectator award.
Designated a Feast Ontario restaurant for its’ commitment to sustainable and organic regional fare, Bruce also serves up the best wood-fired Neapolitan style pizza north of the GTA. Add an impressive roster of independent Canadian musicians playing Fridays and you’ve got the vibe!
A funky eclectic design houses 25 cozy seats surrounding the open kitchen and another 40 in a loft-inspired space which includes a communal harvest table.
Once a tiny wine bar serving small plates three nights/week, Bruce has come into its’ own as a full-scale restaurant offering seasonally focused lunch, dinner and take-away menus daily, as well as catering for private parties and large events.
Feed your curiosity!

The Kitchen serves up lunch and dinner Tuesday to Saturday
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Canadian, Comfort Food, Pizzeria
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Hours of Operation
Open Tuesday through Thursday 11:30-9:00
Friday and Saturday 11:30AM- Close
Live music Friday nights
2$ Corkage Tuesdays
Open Mic Wednesdays

Our ENTRANCE is in the alley behind the TD Bank in Thornbury
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Phone number
(519) 599-1112
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Payment Options
MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Casual Dress
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Executive Chef
Shaun J Edmonstone
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Catering
Bruce caters all types of functions from family gatherings to weddings. please contact us to discuss.
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Neighbourhood
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Cross Street
Arthur St West
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Parking Details
During the day we would request that you park across the street in the public parking area. In the evening feel free to use the parking at the restaurant
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Public Transit
Small town
Behind the TD Bank in Thornbury
Public Parking available across the Street at the Thornbury Post Office
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Entertainment
On Friday there are two dinner show and 7 and 9pm featuring up and coming canadian artists..sometimes it can be a little loud!
On Wednesday night we host an open mic from 8-10pm. featuring singer songwriters and poets
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Special Events & Promotions
$2 Corkage every Tuesday Night (*applies only to 750ml bottle+ $15 min food charge per person)
Open Mic Wednesday Nights-seat covers may apply
Every Friday night Live music *( cover charge or seat cover may apply)
Large parties Minimum food orders apply
Additional
Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Wine
What 296 People Are Saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.5
Food
4.6
Service
4.5
Ambience
4.4
Value
Noise · Moderate
94% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined on May 5, 2018

Awesome as always. Great atmosphere, excellent service, wonderful choices and food presentation.

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5.0Dined on April 28, 2018

Booking was very easy through OpenTable.
The service was friendly and pleasant from the moment we entered.
The food was excellent. Great ambience.

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5.0Dined on April 27, 2018

The food and service was exceptional as always. We really love the place.

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5.0Dined on April 24, 2018

You just can't go wrong dining here.....a true gem....staff is extremely pleasant and service is prompt....

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5.0Dined on April 22, 2018

Great food and atmosphere! Only thing that would have made our experience better was if there was live music. It was a Saturday so we thought there would be.
Our server wasn’t overly friendly or attentive, but otherwise a great experience.

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Never a disappointment ! We are regulars and the music on Friday nights is always great as is the service and food!

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1.0Dined on March 28, 2018

I arrived at 1:14 pm. There were 3 tables. The table behind me were having pizza which is wood fired and takes 7 minutes. A man came and sat at another table. He was delivered his meal, ate it and left before I was delivered my pizza. I finally had it at 2:05 pm. Some excuse that they had to hand cut the wood for the oven and it had to heat up. I asked about the previous table having pizza and didn't get an answer. I think the waiter didn't put my order in. The pizza was not good this time and lukewarm. I should have said something but I was alone so I just left and vowed not to myself not to return.

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5.0Dined on March 27, 2018

Loved our experience. Will definitely be back. Our family are regulars and recommended you since we were dog sitting. Have written good review to TripAdvisor. Thanks.

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4.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Great ambience,

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5.0Dined on March 23, 2018

Great place very popular !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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5.0Dined on March 15, 2018

Always awesome!!!!

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4.0Dined on March 6, 2018

One of our Go To places for excellent food and wine, great service.

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4.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Food was good and great atmosphere. Out for a date night and we liked it. Only thing we would say is that the menu/specialty drinks feels like it tries too hard.. too many ingredients. But overall a vibrant place, great for live music and definitely unique!

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4.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Great pizza, excellent wine list and fantastic service. My only gripe would be I wish we knew in advance we may be seated at a long shared table. It was kind if weird as we were eating with strangers. If you make a reservation for 2, ask for a private table! Will definitely go back.

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5.0Dined on February 22, 2018

Spectacular as usual!

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3.0Dined on February 14, 2018

I was a little shock to find out our table for two sat ten people, which they filled the table with. Other than that the experience was delightful. Service was nice, and the food was delicious. Thanks Bruce’s wine bar

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

My wife and I come to Bruce wine bar at least once a month for a great dinner and we are never disappointed we love the food and the atmosphere I highly recommend coming here

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5.0Dined on February 13, 2018

The food was truly awesome! I wish they were in Oakville.

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5.0Dined on February 10, 2018

Our server was wonderful! Thank you for having us!

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4.0Dined on February 3, 2018

Second visit to this restaurant
Unique decor. We were next to the kitchen downstairs. Great service. Very good wine list.
The food was delicious. Especially the pizza! It was so good we took one to go for breakfast.

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5.0Dined on February 2, 2018

Always fabulous...great food and entertainment Fridays

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4.0Dined on February 2, 2018

Great food and fun. Portion size was small

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5.0Dined on February 1, 2018

We have been to the Wine Bar a few times. The food, the service, the ambience and the wine list are all amazing. The place has such a wonderful vibe. We often go with a larger group and so the communal table is a favourite.

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5.0Dined on January 31, 2018

Recommended by a friend, we were visiting Blue Mountain for a few days of skiing on our wedding anniversary. We made reservations, and we were promptly seated. The cheese appetizer was amazing, main course consisting of the braised beef was superb. I had the special, which was walleye and veggies. It was very good, but must say my wife’s braised beef was just a cut above. Great atmosphere, great service, we should have gone back a second night to try more dishes on the menu because of course, the other restaurant paled in comparison. Highly recommend the Bruce Wine Bar.

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5.0Dined on January 30, 2018

Delicious food! Menu is a bit limited. Always good to order the specials

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4.0Dined on January 12, 2018

Amazing food, service as always... The band was aweful and irritating... and I'm a big music
fan with a wide range of musical tastes.
Fortunately you only book them twice a year and I just need to avoid those nights.
Looking forward to my next visit.
Chris J.

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5.0Dined on January 6, 2018

Awesome as always! Bruce Wine Bar never lets us down. Best food and atmosphere in the area!

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5.0Dined on January 3, 2018

Best meal in the region.

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4.0Dined on January 3, 2018

Great for family dinners after an active day
Casual warm atmosphere

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5.0Dined on December 26, 2017

Great local wine bar with great food and added bonus of life music

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5.0Dined on December 23, 2017

Since the opening.....I haven't had a bad experience yet! Experienced and friendly staff....super comfortable atmosphere, and great entertainment....

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5.0Dined on December 16, 2017

Great service and amazing local ingredients. I'm on a low fat Vegan diet, and the staff whipped up an incredible vegan meal. It had lentils, various winter veg. Very tasty. The pizza I ordered without cheese was good too.

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5.0Dined on December 2, 2017

Made online reservation and inquired about vegan options. I was called in excellent time to discuss options. I was given several, with the vegan plate being my choice. WOW it was awesome to say the least. My companions were happy with their meal but also had to try mine as I was raving about it!! Thank you for not making me feel as if I was a pain and offering me a scrumptious dinner!

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3.0Dined on November 25, 2017

Unfortunately I was sitting upstairs at a table for approx 12 people. At the beginning we were the only people at this large table. My seat backed onto a bar with someone standing at it, so every time the server walked past my seat got bumped.

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5.0Dined on November 25, 2017

Friendly service. Good food.
The Pizza is the best!

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4.0Dined on November 24, 2017

The music was good but far too loud. Couldn't talk without shouting.

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4.0Dined on November 23, 2017

Bruce Wine Bar was recommended by a friend and we weren't disappointed. Staff was fantastic, food was delicious and ambiance was fun.

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5.0Dined on November 15, 2017

Excellent food, always different It's always interesting food.

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5.0Dined on November 15, 2017

Always a great dining experience. We had pizza this visit. The best wood fired pizza in the area. Excellent wine selection and knowledgeable servers. Highly recommend this restaurant.

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5.0Dined on November 14, 2017

The Bruce is alway outstanding. Local ingredients, seasonal, interesting flavours -- all beautifully presented. An extensive wine list, modestly priced. Our go-to place in the Blue Mountains.

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