Welcome to AJ's Trading Post!

AJ's is a restaurant and variety store proud to be serving travellers along Highway 61 as well as residents of local municipalities Neebing and Oliver Paipoonge.

About Us

A.J.'s began with a small craft shop in the early 1990's and over the years has expanded into one of Oliver Paipoonge's most popular eateries. We use only the finest and freshest ingredients in our restaurant and catering business, and we are proud to support our surrounding local businesses whenever possible!

Our Services

AJ's Trading Post is your one-stop shop for:

  • Variety Store
  • Restaurant & Take-out
  • Deli
  • Ice Cream Cones
  • Local produce & cheese from Thunder Oak Cheese Farm
  • Fire Permits
  • Fishing and Hunting Licenses
  • Sasi and Culligan Water Depot
  • Fireworks
  • Worms for fishing
  • Purolator Shipping Agent

Hours of Operation

Summer Hours (May long weekend to Labour day weekend)

  • Restaurant
  • Tuesday-Saturday: 8:00am - 9:00pm
  • Sunday and Monday Pizza takeout only: 11:00am - 7:00pm
  • Variety Store
  • Monday-Friday: 7:00am - 10:00pm
  • Saturday: 8:00am - 10:00pm
  • Sunday: 9:00am - 9:00pm

Winter Hours (Labour day weekend to May long weekend)

  • Restaurant
  • Tuesday-Saturday: 8:00am - 8:00pm
  • Sunday and Monday Pizza takeout only: 11:00am - 7:00pm
  • Variety Store
  • Monday-Friday: 7:00am - 9:00pm
  • Saturday: 8:00am - 9:00pm
  • Sunday: 9:00am - 9:00pm

Location and Contact Information

Phone: (807) 473-8444

Address: 3677 Hwy 61, Slate River, ON P7J 0H9

Whether travelling north or south on Highway 61, you are sure to enjoy the view of the mountains and wildlife that the countryside of Thunder Bay is known and recognized for! If travelling south on Highway 61, (towards the U.S. Border), you can find us approximately 18 km past the Thunder Bay International Airport. For our American friends, we can be found approximately 25 miles from the U.S. Border (heading north on Highway 61). If you wish we will pre fill out your fishing and hunting licences, please call our toll free number (listed above) and we will be happy to take your information and have it ready for you on the day that you arrive.