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Written by Anne Coffman   
Tuesday, 04 June 2013 16:00

Honored as a Top Performing Thunder Bay as Reviewed by Travelers on the World’s Largest Travel Site

 Davenport, Iowa – June 4, 2013 – Thunder Bay Restaurant today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award. The accolade, which honors hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews on TripAdvisor, and is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide. Only the top-performing 10 percent of businesses listed on TripAdvisor receive this prestigious award.

To qualify for a Certificate of Excellence, businesses must maintain an overall rating of four or higher, out of a possible five, as reviewed by travelers on TripAdvisor, and must have been listed on TripAdvisor for at least 12 months. Additional criteria include the volume of reviews received within the last 12 months.

“Thunder Bay Restaurant is pleased to receive a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence,” Michael Whalen, Owner of Thunder Bay. “Our guests are the reason we do what we do – we strive to offer each guest a dining experience by offering innovative food combined with great customer service.”

Thunder Bay has been a Quad City favorite since it was opened in 1997. This is the second time Thunder Bay has won the Trip Advisor Award of Excellence. The restaurant’s cuisine is centered on an eclectic menu featuring steaks, seafood and Cajun entrees. Soft seating area is the perfect place to gather with friends or try our private dining option for a working lunch or intimate dinner . Thunder Bay has banquet facilities for up to 100 and caters to parties of any size. For more information visit

Thunder Bay is owned and operated by Heart of America Group, a Midwest based hospitality company founded by Michael Whalen in 1978.

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