"You Can’t Go Wrong" at Tina’s

Two things they take seriously are their food and their service!

Tina's Breakfast and Lunch is, as their name suggests, a wonderful choice for breakfast and lunch on your visit to Thunder Bay, especially if your are here for a weekend of shopping. The diner is conveniently located on Memorial Avenue directly across from Intercity Shopping Centre serving all day breakfast till 3 pm and lunch specials.

The owner, Tina Law, is from a family of entrepreneurs, so she was naturally prepared to create a lasting business. One method of doing so is not only to offer what everyone wants, a big honking breakfast in a well-lit and clean environment with booths and tables to choose from, but healthy options. At Tina’s there is no deep-fried food. Everything is done on the grill. Eggs and breads are from a local supplier.

They are licensed, there are plenty of servers, lots of room including a private room that can seat up to 16 people, and a high ceiling that completes the feeling of spaciousness.

If you’ve had the amazing Tutti Frutti experience in Quebec, this is much the same, serving traditional North American fair with signature styles of Eggs Benedict, omelettes, and pancakes and waffles. A pile of fruit is an option. Take it! Makes for a great smiling "selfie." They have a special Fruit Lover section. They also serve deli sandwiches and burgers.

As cliché as it sounds, you can’t go wrong at Tina’s Breakfast and Lunch, a welcome addition and alternative to great food in Thunder Bay.

Tina’s Breakfast and Lunch
1170 Memorial

About Duncan Weller

A writer and visual artist, Duncan Weller is a Governor General's Award winner who lives in Thunder Bay. You can visit his website at www.duncanweller.com. His latest two books are a novel, Flight of the Silk, and an expanded edition of the award-winning children's picture book, The Boy from the Sun.

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