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About Miijidaa Cafe + Bistro

Miijidaa Cafe + Bistro is a celebration of historical foods and cultures of Canada, with a deep respect for local and sustainable ingredients, farmers and artisans. We offer full service dining, a "grab and go' cafe and organic bakery. We look forward to serving you!

Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Canadian, Fusion / Eclectic, Comfort Food

Hours of Operation:
10am - 10pm (Monday - Thursday)
10am - 11pm (Friday - Saturday)
10:30am - 9pm (Sunday)

Cross Street:
Norfolk Street

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
CAN$30 and under

Payment Options:
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(519) 821-9271 ext. 2

Website:
http://www.miijidaa.ca/

Catering:
We have a variety of options to suit your needs.

Parking Details:
There are a variety of parking options for the restaurant. There is FREE 2 hour parking on the street, or there is a variety of public parking lots across the street.

Public Transport:
Downtown Guelph

Executive Chef:
Shea Robinson

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
We have a variety of options to suit your needs.

Offers

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Offers

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Details

We're offering a 3 course prix fixe meal for $42.95/person

Miijidaa Cafe + Bistro Ratings and Reviews

5
4
3
2
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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
Food

4.5

Service

4.7

Ambience

4.5

Value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

96% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (46)
Creative Cuisine (42)
Casual (40)
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Local Ingredients (37)
Neighbourhood Gem (34)
Cozy (33)
Healthy (32)
Special Occasion (30)
Fit for Foodies (27)
Good Vegetarian Options (25)
Lunch (24)
Group Bookings (23)
Pre/post-theatre (22)
Comfort Food (22)
Good for Birthdays (21)
Authentic (20)
Fun (20)
Romance (20)
Great Beer (19)
Good for Anniversaries (17)
Business Meals (17)
Quiet Conversation (16)
Seasonal (16)
Worth the Drive (16)
Handcrafted Cocktails (15)
Sunday Lunch (14)
Organic (14)
Brunch (13)
Gluten-Free Options (12)
Afternoon Coffee (11)
Child-Friendly (11)
Quick Bite (10)
Hot Spot (7)
Vegan (7)
Bar Seating (6)
Outdoor Eating (6)
People Watching (6)
Happy Hour (5)
Late-Night Find (5)
Disabled Access (4)
Notable Wine List (4)
Tasting Menu (4)
Vibrant Bar Scene (4)
Afternoon Tea (3)
Tapas (3)
Paleo-Friendly (2)
Scenic View (1)
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Food4
Ambience5
Service4
Value4

 
·Dined 4 days ago

I will list the things I loved in order:
1. Coffee cocktail : it had kahlua and it blew my mind
2. Griddle cake: it’s soft and sweet
3. Ambience and server: warm and pleasant
4. Meat and cheese board: it was okay at first, but the more I ate the more tired of it I got because of the many strong tastes. The toast was too hard for me.

Tags: Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Great for Brunch, Handcrafted Cocktails, Cozy, Good for a Date
Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value4

 
·Dined 5 days ago

Everything was excellent from food to service. The only issue is whatever machinery (pump maybe) was situated under the floor under our table - constant tremor. I would definitely go back as they have great veggie selection as well as a carnivore menu - I would just request not that specific table.

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on January 10, 2018

The staff and atmosphere were only superseded by the quality and creativity of the food.

Tags: Great Beer, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Vibrant Bar Scene, Creative Cuisine, Quick Bite, Afternoon Coffee
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on January 7, 2018

2nd time at Miijidaa and the only thing difficult about this place is it's spelling. Warm reception, lovely atmosphere, food delicious.

We went straight into main courses, myself with the pesto pizza/green salad, my partner with the bean stew. Both of us thought the food was delicious, promptly served. Attentive (but not overly) wait-staff...shout out to Maris, but everyone is lovely.

Finished with the BlueberryGrunt (not sure who makes up these names) lovely.

This will be one of our regular locations as we come to Guelph several times a year. Thanks for being there.

No points off for the espresso...I'm a coffee snob, drink it straight and wasn't moved. My fault not yours.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Comfort Food, People Watching, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Brunch, Good Vegetarian Options
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on January 6, 2018

We drove 50 minutes and were not disappointed! We arrived almost 30 mins before our reservation and were shown quickly to a seat. The restaurant was warm and cozy on a very blustery evening. The waitress was very friendly and attentive to our needs. The food was incredible, my husband had the Scotch Egg and Green salad and I enjoyed the Potato Pizza, on a crunchy gluten free crust. The wine menu is impressive and well stocked with VQA wine. On another visit I enjoyed the perfectly balanced Ice Wine Lemon Martini, both sweet and tart!
We will be back!

Tags: Casual, Quick Bite, Pre/post Theatre, Romantic, Fun, Tapas, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Good for a Date, Local Ingredients, Creative Cuisine, Gluten Free Options, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive
Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on January 5, 2018

The cornbread is to die for and the pork tortiere was delicious. Good wine, good food, good service. Can’t ask for much more.

Tags: Comfort Food, Local Ingredients, Worth the Drive, Great for Lunch
Food3
Ambience5
Service4
Value3

 
·Dined on January 4, 2018

Went here for my moms birthday with a group of six adults and two toddlers. Very accommodating for the children. Food was hit or miss. Veggie burger was very bland. Fries were awesome. Kale salad also meh. Had three vegetarians in the group and they were more than happy with the veg options offered.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Sunday Lunch, Kid-friendly, Good for Groups, Good Vegetarian Options
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
·Dined on January 3, 2018

My mom and I caught up with old family friends and all 4 of us loved it! Great food with a Canadian twist to suit a variety of tastes. There was music playing quietly and the decor and ambiance were warm and welcoming. We will definitely be back!

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Kid-friendly, Local Ingredients
Food3
Ambience2
Service2
Value3

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on January 1, 2018

A resto without a cloak room is too casual to be classy. And classy this place is not. But good value for money, large quantities of decent food, makes this place a repeat.

Casual dining, but for New Year's Eve, service was crowded and scattered. Kitchen also inconsistent in timing. Suspect they are not always so busy. Ambiance, so so, but christmas-y. Too noisy with poor acoustics.

Bison was excellent, pain perdu should be lost, duck confit not macerated enough. Seafood chowder wholesome. Lamb shank vast. Others dishes nondescript.

Wine list poor, but bubbly at midnight nice touch. Too bad already had too much to drink.

Other than NYE visits, have been good value, but pick the middle room in the winter.

Tags: Comfort Food, Fun
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on January 1, 2018

We come back every year to their "New Years eve special" as well as dine there on less special occasions. The food has always been top notch and the service is excellent. Not one person at my table had to wait for an empty glass to be filled, or had to wait for our empty dishes to be bussed. Can't say enough good things.

Tags: Seasonal, Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Organic, Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients, Great Beer, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays
Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on January 1, 2018

we were there for New Year's Eve
A wonderful special menu everything was terrific and it was great value
I would definitely go back again

Tags: Seasonal, Great Beer, Business Meals, Fun, Casual, Good for Groups
Food4
Ambience4
Service5
Value4

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Food is excellent and different from the norm. Service is top notch with very friendly staff. Value is a bit in question as things can get rather pricey compared to the mega-chains.

Tags: Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients, Kid-friendly, Cozy, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Quiet Conversation, Great Beer, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Outdoor Dining, Casual, Sunday Lunch
Food1
Ambience2
Service3
Value2

 
 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 30, 2017

I was expecting much more from this experience. I ordered the potatoe pizza and it was under cooked (raw potatoes) and soggy. Not enjoyable at all. I sent it back and it returned more crispy, but really wasn’t to my satisfaction. The others in my group seemed to enjoy their meals.

Food3
Ambience3
Service3
Value2

 
·Dined on December 29, 2017

I made my reservation online but the restaurant did not have them when we checked in. I did receive an email reminder and this follow up but the restaurant did not have it on file.

Tags: Great for Lunch
Food4
Ambience4
Service4
Value4

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined on December 28, 2017

Great food & service in a very nice restaurant!

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on December 24, 2017

Excellent meal and portion size. Would definitely come again.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Casual, Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on December 21, 2017

We recently tried out Miijidaa, what a terrific experience.

Our server ( a young lady) was professional, helpful and charming.
We decided to take advantage of Miijidaa’s Wednesday “ date “ night options, at a very reasonable price.
The artic char was outstanding, as were our two mains, braised beef cheeks and the stuffed chicken breast.
To compliment the meal, (on the suggestion of the server),we opted for a 1/2 litre of a delicious gamay noir from 13th Street.

Although the restaurant appeared to be at capacity we were pleased with the positioning of the tables which allowed for private conversation.

To complete our experience, as I had mentioned that it was our anniversary we received a gift certificate towards our next visit.

Many thanks for a lovely evening ( I wish I could remember our servers name, she was a gem), we look forward to our return.

Kandace and Glen Kachur

Tags: Healthy, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List
Food4
Ambience5
Service4
Value4

 
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Everything was delicious and the service was very good

Tags: Tasting Menu, Pre/post Theatre, Casual, Good for Groups
Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value4

 
·Dined on December 16, 2017

Table was ready when we arrived. Prompt and attentive service. Salad and goat cheese appetizer were very good. Mains also very good. Nice lively atmosphere. Recommended for a casual night out.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Healthy, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Afternoon Coffee, Special Occasion
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on December 15, 2017

Great spot with top notch food and nice vibe. Menu has terrific variety and kept the vegan and the carnivore happy.

Tags: Good for a Date, Quick Bite, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Gluten Free Options, Vegan, Paleo Friendly
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on December 13, 2017

Great service, fantastic food. The date night menu on Wednesday is amazing value!

Tags: Quick Bite, Creative Cuisine, Seasonal, Notable Wine List, Business Meals, Great for Lunch, Fun, Local Ingredients, Authentic, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch, Healthy, Vegan, Organic, Good for Birthdays, Good Vegetarian Options, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Gluten Free Options, Cozy, Comfort Food
Food4
Ambience4
Service5
Value4

 
·Dined on December 12, 2017

We three enjoyed our meals and the server was very attentive, friendly, and knowledgable.
I bought gift certificates to share for Christmas, so obviously we'll be back!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Scenic View, Fun, Vegan, Cozy, Seasonal, Good for Birthdays, Good Vegetarian Options, Neighborhood Gem, Casual
Food4
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Hawaii)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Great atmosphere. Pork Tortiere was great. Deep fried pickles were not. Overall very nice.

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on December 5, 2017

Great ambiance to the place! Service was superb and the menu was great! If you’re looking for some local beers/wine, this is the place to go!

Tags: Great Beer, Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Bar Seating, Romantic, Late-night Find, Business Meals
Food5
Ambience5
Service4
Value4

 
·Dined on December 3, 2017

The tables were all really close together. It felt like we were dining with two other patrons.
It was quite loud (the music) which made it difficult to hear conversations across the table.
Made a reservation and still had to wait 10-15 minutes.
Service was fine.
The food came out so quickly! Great food, great drinks!

Tags: Cozy, Authentic, Creative Cuisine
Food4
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on December 2, 2017

Appetizer and mains (duck and seared salmon feature) were great, decent portions and well-priced. The service was excellent. I will definitely go back.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Seasonal, Pre/post Theatre, Healthy
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Delicious soups and we loved the Basil Pizza and spinach salad!! Top notch! We will be back!

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on November 30, 2017

The restaurant handled our 18 guests at the large table really well. The food all came at once. The service was prompt and friendly. A great long table fit all of us. It was a blast.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Great Beer
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on November 28, 2017

Great restaurant we went on Tuesday for burger night. Awesome value. Delicious food. Something for everyone

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Kid-friendly, Fun
Food4
Ambience4
Service5
Value3

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on November 27, 2017

Love this place. You always know what you're going to get, good food, great service and a wonderful warm atmosphere.

Can't beat it!

Tags: Vegan, Local Ingredients, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Casual
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on November 26, 2017

The food was great but our service for our table of 8 was INCREDIBLE.

Tags: Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine
Food2
Ambience3
Service4
Value2

 
·Dined on November 25, 2017

Extremely noisy...couldn't hear any music. Barely heard my date or the wait staff. We wee there at 630pm ..height of dinner service. The food was less than impressive-felt like it was the end of the night. Dregs. French fries lousy quality...lots of dry burned bits +++and tourtiere over cooked ..dry. .tasteless. No meal specials..just
The soup. No beef burger options. Martini tiny. Dessert good.

Tags: Organic, Vegan, Casual
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on November 24, 2017

This was our 2nd visit.....first time was almost a year ago in December. We had the exact same table and the same terrific server Simon. Food was excellent and service superb. The menu is seasonally creative, as are the cocktails. We asked for a quiet table and were not disappointed.

Tags: Happy Hour, Hot Spot, Seasonal, Cozy, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fun, Good for a Date, Healthy, Great Beer, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on November 19, 2017

Great dinner!! The waiter was excellent as was the food. Great choices and delicious!!!

Tags: Organic, Good for Groups, Good Vegetarian Options, Kid-friendly, Healthy, Good for Birthdays
Food4
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Food was tasty and hot. The service was friendly and helpful. All in a beautiful and cozy venue.

Tags: Casual, Cozy, Comfort Food, Good Vegetarian Options, Local Ingredients
Food4
Ambience4
Service4
Value4

 
·Dined on November 15, 2017

Appealing options on the menu (enough to make me want to return!) Very tasty food. Stephanie was very pleasant and had a bright smile. Highly recommend it!

Food4
Ambience3
Service3
Value4

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Good food, good service and wonderful all round dining experience.

Tags: Disabled Access, Local Ingredients, Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Cozy, Gluten Free Options, Healthy, Neighborhood Gem
Food4
Ambience5
Service4
Value3

 
·Dined on November 10, 2017

The food was good. A nice meal before a movie upstairs. Tables a little too close for me. I don't need to hear others conversations. Loved the decor. Service was good.

Tags: Casual, Pre/post Theatre
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on November 9, 2017

The service was excellent as was the food. I would highly recommended this restaurant.

Tags: Cozy, Casual
Food4
Ambience4
Service3
Value4

 
 (Calgary)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Excellent food quality. Healthy options and good selections for a casual night out or lunch.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Good Vegetarian Options, Healthy, Creative Cuisine, Tapas, Great for Brunch

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