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Top Choice Museum in Sudbury

Science North

After passing through a tunnel dug deep within the 2.5-billion-year-old Canadian Shield, work your way down through the spiral of exciting hands-on activities in this fantastic museum. Wander through a living butter…
Top Choice Bar in Sudbury

Laughing Buddha

Sudbury's prime hangout for hipsters and slackers pulls off snobby sandwiches (such as the 'Brie LT'; $9) and pizzas ($13) while maintaining an uberchill vibe. In summer, slip out to the crimson-brick courtyard and …
Top Choice Italian in Sudbury

Respect is Burning

This self-proclaimed supper club's focus is on rustic Tuscan cuisine but chefs aren't shy about getting experimental. The ever-shifting menu promises bursting flavors with every bite. Weekend evenings feature delect…
Cafe in Sudbury

Motley Kitchen

Sudbury's most popular brunch spot serves unlikely dishes such as breakfast burritos, Welsh rarebit, Croatian crêpes, and French toast stuffed with bananas and Nutella or strawberries and yogurt. Plates are garnishe…
Museum in Sudbury

Dynamic Earth

Dynamic Earth's main attraction is the underground tour with simulated dynamite blast. Visitors stand to learn lots about geology and our planet from thought-provoking interactive exhibits. In summer, tours leave ro…
Live Music in Sudbury

Towne House Tavern

This beloved grungy venue is all about Canadian indie from punk to gospel, and stages acts including local bands and big names from the south. Adding to the musical entertainment are a games room and a bar serving p…
Coffee in Sudbury

Kuppajo Espresso Bar

This caffeine den is busy on weekdays and weekends alike, accompanying cups of black gold with pastries and paninis, as well as breakfast sandwiches ($8) and crab salad sandwiches.
Historic Building in Sudbury

Copper Cliff Museum

This pioneer log cabin 6km west of downtown is filled with relics from an era when settlers first arrived to survey the land. The two-story 19th-century cabin was moved to this spot, where the first dwelling in Copp…
Italian in Sudbury

Pasta e Vino

So it's not the best Italian restaurant in the world, but there's a lovely vibe about this quaint pasta joint in a little house on the edge of downtown. The pasta menu is split between red- and white-sauce dishes, f…
Gay & Lesbian in Sudbury


You're guaranteed to turn heads in northern Ontario's only gay bar, a fun subterranean spot where everyone knows everyone. Check the website for details of the different nights, including karaoke on Wednesdays.