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Miijidaa Cafe + Bistro

4.6
350 reviews
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CAN$30 and under
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Canadian
Top tags:
  • Good for a Date
  • Local Ingredients
  • Special Occasion
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
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Cuisines
Canadian, Fusion / Eclectic, Comfort Food
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Hours of Operation
10am - 10pm (Monday - Thursday)
10am - 11pm (Friday - Saturday)
10:30am - 9pm (Sunday)
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Phone number
(519) 821-9271 ext. 2
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Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Casual Dress
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Executive Chef
Shea Robinson
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Catering
We have a variety of options to suit your needs.
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Neighbourhood
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Cross Street
Norfolk Street
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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.
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Public Transit
Downtown Guelph
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Special Events & Promotions
We have a variety of options to suit your needs.
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 Offers

Mother's Day Menus & Specials

Enjoy our Special Mother's Day Brunch menu to help celebrate with the person that does so much for you!

Sunday, May 13, 2018

What 350 People Are Saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.5
Food
4.7
Service
4.5
Ambience
4.3
Value
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95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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4.0Dined 4 days ago

I met friends for lunch, their first visit and my second. The food was great and I love the space.
Our server was adequate but appeared disinterested. When we asked if she could take a quick picture of the 3 of us, she indicated she was too busy and would find someone else. It probably took he longer to find someone than to take the picture.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

I have eaten here numerous times and consistently get great service and excellent food.

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5.0Dined on April 18, 2018

Exceptional courteous service from Quinn, again! The food was truly excellent, and we will return when opportunity permits.

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5.0Dined on April 11, 2018

I have been following Miijidaa Café on Instagram for over a year and finally got to try it out.
The atmosphere was great and décor was beautiful.
The food and service was outstanding.
Will definitely be back soon!

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4.0Dined on April 9, 2018

I LOVE this local gem, however, my meal was super off this night! I ordered the smoked salmon salad, which was great in and of itself, but it came with a smear of a very smoked paste that I could not place (perhaps it was blended lentils). It was SO smoky that it tasted like a cigarette (not exaggerating). I do recommend the smoked salmon pizza--that is what I usually get and it is always amazing. The servers were wonderful and friendly as always.

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4.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Delicious food and very attentive and courteous staff. 👍👍

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4.0Dined on April 7, 2018

I had the Bouillabaisse, which was excellent! My friends enjoyed their meals too (veggie burger and tofu ragout).

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4.0Dined on April 7, 2018

We're in London and we were meeting friends from Toronto in Guelph for lunch. Miijidaa was a great choice and we all enjoyed our food. We had various pizzas, salads and starters (smoked Artic char was great), plus yummy desserts. Good beer - and they were great to suggest a taste test to find some new beers to meet our diverse tastes. Attentive and informative service, but not intrusive.
The other advantage is the neighbourhood: a fantastic independent bookstore and lots of great shops along the street. Downtown Guelph is attractive and lively.

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3.0Dined on April 5, 2018

I found the waiter a bit snobby and the food was bland and was overpriced , the portions small and very noisy would not go back for dinner but maybe for tea .

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4.0Dined on April 4, 2018

We had a great time and service was awesome!

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5.0Dined on April 3, 2018

Amazing food and services! I love the atmosphere. The food was all extremely fresh and house made! They were very accommodating for gluten free diet. I look forward to returning. I wish there were more vegetarian options!

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Great food, service and ambience. Very interesting - and delicious food. It's a rare restaurant that can please a vegetarian, a healthy foodie and a conservative eater, and Miijidaa did all of it. Good value and service. We had fish and chips, two orders of ragout with smoked tofu and a potato pizza. Loved the seasonal birch syrup over ice cream and peanut butter pie that we shared for dessert. We'll be back!

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4.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Enjoyed our meals and the restaurant. Great addition to downtown Guelph!

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Fantastic! Yummy food - something for everyone . Great ambience. Super friendly staff.

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

We really enjoyed the food, especially the beer battered fish and chips. It was a perfect place to celebrate multi-generational birthdays: Mom's 87th & my Nephew's 26th. The service was excellent and the atmosphere was casual with a beautiful crafted wood bar and dropped wood ceiling sculpture in the front room. It has a nice vibe ... definitely will go back.

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4.0Dined on March 27, 2018

Hi definitely enjoy this restaurant, but i found the place very noisy. There were 6 of us on a small table and i couldn't hear people very well. 70-80 dB.

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Always a great time at Miijiida. Food delicious and interesting. Fun friendly atmosphere.
Helena was our server and she made the evening special ! Thank you

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3.0Dined on March 23, 2018

Good was okay...my partners pizza was excellent...mine was a little cold.
The service was okay...however, I expected a little more friendliness from our server and for him to make recommendations.
Good spot for dinner and a movie!

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2.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Sadly we had to send our fish and chip meals back. It was bad fish - black, greasy, and not well cooked. The replacement meal - pizza, was quite good.

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Only negative comment I would make (not really negative!), but we found the serving size of the deserts a bit extreme. More of a sharing thing, and perhaps should be listed as such.

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4.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Our server was extremely knowlegeable on the menu, and the service was great.

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Outstanding food - duck blew me away; great ambiance; creative menu; relaxed, friendly service; large or small tables; awesome bar; great unique cocktail specials.

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5.0Dined on March 10, 2018

The food is very good. Servers are friendly. Didn’t feel rushed. We could take our time and enjoy the dinner. Not too loud so we could have a conversation and enjoy ourselves.

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5.0Dined on March 10, 2018

nice restaurant and nice food the service was a bit slow but the atmosphere and food were worth it

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5.0Dined on March 10, 2018

The Bison hamburger was excellent. We also enjoyed the creme caramel. The server tried to accommodate my friend' s dietary needs. Overall a great experience!

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5.0Dined on March 10, 2018

Excellent service by our waiter Quinn. Loved the atmosphere and the food was spectacular. Can’t wait to try Miijidaa again

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5.0Dined on March 9, 2018

Great staff who know their food and drinks. Good advice and can answer any questions. We needed gluten and dairy free; no problem at all.

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5.0Dined on March 9, 2018

Had an awesome afternoon celebrating cancer-free news with my bestie. Quinn took great care of us and was mindful of not intruding on our girl-time. Great food and wine. They even saved us seats for the movie upstairs.

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3.0Dined on March 8, 2018

I don't enjoy burned food and servers that are so bored and disinterested that they yawn in your face when you order.
This restaurant is full to the brim with entitled hipster idiots that don't give one f$%$ about your experience.
Save your $80, get a pizza and don't bother. They won' t care either way.
Ps
The braised beef cheeks are dry, and the smoked pickles taste like an old cigarette out of a dumpster .

Enjoy.

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5.0Dined on March 8, 2018

Pleasant ambiance, with truly excellent food and service.

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5.0Dined on March 8, 2018

Always a great meal. Helpful, friendly staff. Delicious, local ingredients with lots of gf and veg options. Wednesday date night menu is great value.

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Quinn our server was excellent, always there to refill water answer questions but never hovering perfect attention to our dining experience. I had the duck, cooked to perfection

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

I was very impressed by the quality of the food. It was fresh and tasty. The service was excellent and attentive without being intrusive. It was great! I will be back!

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5.0Dined on February 27, 2018

Great weekly features! Visited on a Monday for $12 pizzas and $6 glasses of wine.

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Really enjoy every time we go to Miijidaa.
The value for dollar is great, food is great and service is wonderful.
You should go here!

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Wonderful dining experience, staff were friendly and knowledgeable. Great gluten free options and delicious food. Great value for price, will definitely come back soon.

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5.0Dined on February 21, 2018

This was my first time at Miijidaa. My friend chose the spot for her birthday celebration. And what a perfect spot for her to be for this occasion. The staff treated us as friends, not customers, making us feel very at home. The food was exceptional and ample servings was a nice surprise.

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5.0Dined on February 19, 2018

Best salad!! We had an amazing time and they gave us a $10 certificate for our anniversary!

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

I love Mijiidaa and I go there every chance I have. The family firm that owns Mijiidaa (the neighborhood group) is a remarkable company: ethical, concerned with the environment (all their restaurants are carbon neutral), treats its employees very well and with an unerring sense of taste. Guelph is lucky to have them.

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4.0Dined on February 18, 2018

The restaurant was recommended by a Guelph resident, and we're glad we listened! The service was friendly and professional and all four meals were delightful.

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