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Best Canadian restaurants in Waterloo


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A photo of Proof Kitchen and Lounge restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Canadian • Waterloo
Booked 33 times today
Proof Kitchen and Lounge, located in uptown Waterloo, offers a remarkable array of contemporary Canadian cuisine. The proof is in the reviews, with patrons commending the diverse menu, which includes favourites like duck, lamb, cod, scallops, and a variety of vegetarian options. Customers particularly praised the duck breast dish for its well-crafted blend of texture and flavour and the Bacon Benny, highlighting the "best" hollandaise. The restaurant's ambience adds to the dining experience, offering a quiet, cosy atmosphere perfect for intimate dinners or celebratory occasions. The service is also highly rated, with many reviews lauding the friendly, knowledgeable staff. Whether it's for the unique breakfast options or the evening dining experience, Proof Kitchen and Lounge has earned a reputation for delivering quality contemporary Canadian cuisine.
A photo of ABE ERB - Uptown Waterloo restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Canadian • Waterloo
Booked 5 times today
ABE ERB - Uptown Waterloo is a popular spot for comfort food enthusiasts. The restaurant is highly praised for the quality of its food, the speed and friendliness of its service, and the great atmosphere. Patrons also highlight its refreshing beer and perfectly portioned meals. The reviews say it all: "Food was awesome! Drinks were even better!" and "Food is excellent and the portion sizes are perfect…” With dishes such as burgers, ribs, and fish and chips, ABE ERB - Uptown Waterloo successfully delivers classic comfort food in a laid-back environment, making it a must-visit in the area.
A photo of TWH Social Bar & Bistro restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Canadian • Kitchener
Booked 8 times today
TWH Social Bar & Bistro is a jewel of Canadian cuisine. This bistro impresses its customers with fantastic food and stellar service, as evident from the stellar reviews. The guests praise everything from the delicious steak to the crispy salmon and the sausage pesto pasta. The food is not just delicious but also beautifully presented. An added bonus is the live music that elevates the dining experience. While the menu may be short and simple, this just attests to the chef's commitment to meticulously perfect every dish. Both the attentive service and the intimate environment make TWH Social a must-visit spot for special occasions or just a great meal out.
A photo of The Rich Uncle Tavern restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Canadian • Kitchener
Booked 11 times today
The Rich Uncle Tavern has been hailed as a top destination for quality Gastro Pub cuisine. Patrons rave about the quality of the food, with the duck wings, peppercorn burger, and pork belly appetizer standing out among the favorites. The eatery's commitment to using local ingredients creates a unique and authentic gastronomic experience. Compliments for their service are also frequent, with staff lauded for being attentive, friendly and engaging. What also sets this place apart is the atmosphere; live music and a relaxed vibe complete the dining experience. Based on the reviews, The Rich Uncle Tavern consistently delivers excellent culinary experiences, making it a must-visit destination for any food lover.
A photo of ABE ERB - Downtown Kitchener restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Canadian • Kitchener
Booked 2 times today
ABE ERB - Downtown Kitchener is a highly recommended comfort food restaurant that offers an equally comforting dining experience. As many agree, the food is nothing short of fabulous, and the ambiance fosters a welcoming family-friendly environment. The well-loved fried chicken sandwich and an impressive choice of beers are just a sample of what's on offer for guests. The service is top-tier, with friendly and attentive staff, making dining there a breeze. Clients also approve of the games area, enhancing the dining experience with fun and leisure. The combination of great comfort food and beer along with a fun-filled atmosphere makes for an unforgettable experience.
A photo of The UC restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Canadian • Waterloo
Booked 4 times today
The UC is nestled within the vibrant campus of the University of Waterloo. It is a full service dining establishment promises an exceptional experience and menu that is both imaginative and fresh with locally sourced ingredients. From mouthwatering South East Asian Braised Short Ribs, to savory Provincial Seasoned Celery Root Strudel we can't wait for you to try one of Chef Richards Cramm's delectable dishes. Open to all!
A photo of Borealis Grille & Bar - Kitchener restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Canadian • Kitchener
Booked 28 times today
Borealis Grille & Bar - Kitchener is lauded for its exceptional take on Canadian cuisine. The restaurant's commitment to fresh, local food stands out, offering innovatively prepared dishes that never disappoint. Many reviews mention the excellent service, with particular praise for the servers Amanda D and Luigi, who create a welcoming and engaging atmosphere. The food, including a praised steak meal and seared trout, alongside inventive dishes like the chickpea falafel burger, is celebrated for being delicious and good value. The ambiance of Borealis, from its beautiful patio to the history of its location, a former schoolhouse, further enhances the dining experience. Patrons return regularly, demonstrating the restaurant's consistent quality.
A photo of Crowsfoot Smokehaus restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Canadian • Kitchener
Booked 17 times today
Crowsfoot Smokehaus in Conestogo is renowned for its delicious and high-quality barbecue cuisine. This establishment receives consistently high ratings from customers who commend the restaurant for its delightful food, warm atmosphere, and excellent service. The brisket, known for its intensely flavorful and tender quality, is frequently mentioned in rave reviews. It's also been lauded as the "best BBQ in Ontario." The restaurant’s South Texas cuisine, a blend of German and Southern Barbecue, is also praised for its generous "Texas-sized" servings. The knowledgeable and friendly staff contributes to the overall experience, making Crowsfoot Smokehaus an essential destination for barbecue lovers.
A photo of Jack Astor's - Kitchener restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Canadian • Kitchener
Jack Astor's - Kitchener is known for its superior Canadian cuisine, as echoed by numerous satisfied customers. The restaurant receives constant praise for its delicious food and exceptional service. The review mentions the "tasty and crispy" wings, the "excellent" Italian burger with fries, and an "extensive menu of meat-free items". The restaurant’s ambiance is described as "great" with a mix of generations enjoying the experience. Located conveniently in a mall, the establishment ensures a good time is enjoyed by all. From the attentive service provided by staff like Becky and Billy to the respectfulness and friendliness of the wait staff, Jack Astor’s - Kitchener is highly recommended for a delightful gastronomic experience.
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