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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 - Wednesday)
10am - 11pm (Thursday - Saturday)
10:30am - 9pm (Sunday)

Cross Street:
Norfolk Street

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
CAN$30 and under

Payment Options:

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, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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

Miijidaa Cafe + Bistro Ratings and Reviews

5
4
3
2
1

4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
Food

4.5

Service

4.7

Ambience

4.6

Value

4.4

Noise

Moderate

98% would recommend it to a friend

Casual (35)
Creative Cuisine (33)
Local Ingredients (33)
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Good for a Date (31)
Neighbourhood Gem (30)
Healthy (29)
Fit for Foodies (25)
Good for Birthdays (22)
Cozy (21)
Special Occasion (21)
Lunch (20)
Good Vegetarian Options (20)
Fun (20)
Good for Anniversaries (18)
Handcrafted Cocktails (18)
Authentic (18)
Group Bookings (16)
Outdoor Eating (15)
Romance (15)
Sunday Lunch (15)
Comfort Food (14)
Great Beer (13)
Quiet Conversation (13)
Afternoon Coffee (12)
Worth the Drive (12)
Business Meals (11)
Seasonal (11)
Gluten-Free Options (11)
Pre/post-theatre (10)
Brunch (9)
Child-Friendly (9)
Hot Spot (9)
Organic (8)
Bar Seating (7)
Happy Hour (7)
Quick Bite (7)
Paleo-Friendly (5)
Tasting Menu (5)
Vegan (5)
Disabled Access (4)
Afternoon Tea (3)
Late-Night Find (3)
Notable Wine List (2)
People Watching (2)
Tapas (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
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Food4
Ambience4
Service4
Value4

 
·Dined 2 days ago

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 6 days ago

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 7 days ago

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
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on November 1, 2017

Loved the service, specially Helena who treated us like good friends and a great host. Super recommendable !

Tags: Cozy, Bar Seating, Afternoon Coffee, Special Occasion, Casual, Great for Lunch
Food4
Ambience4
Service5
Value4

 
·Dined on October 29, 2017

This was our first visit to Miijida. This is a cosy restaurant in downtown Guelph. The service was good and they had some unique menu items. The Beef Cheeks were very tender and tasty. The goat cheese dip was a hit. First time I had tried Elk Scotch Egg...I liked it. They had smoked Ceasars on special and they were great. All in all...a good experience.

Tags: Seasonal, Creative Cuisine, Organic
Food4
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on October 24, 2017

Would have loved to see more Vegan options i.e. twists on the menu rather than putting cheese in for protein. A Vegan pizza would be great. It doesn't have to have faux cheese, just other roasted ingredients and spices. That said, I plan to visit again and would enjoy the same meal repeatedly. The ragout was amazing!

Tags: Healthy, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Organic
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
·Dined on October 23, 2017

We recently experienced eating at Miijidaa Cafe and we had a lovely server, and fabulous meal. Their daily specials are great value and all the food is fresh and filling. I would highly recommend a night out at Miijidaa.

Tags: Healthy, Casual, Gluten Free Options, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre
Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on October 21, 2017

We experienced the best service ever! Very happy with our experience, would go back if I lived closer to Guelph.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Vibrant Bar Scene, Authentic, Sunday Lunch, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on October 20, 2017

This place offers delightful amazing items. Unique items you will not find at a typical restaurant. Burnt onion stock, 3 sister ragout, brussels sprouts pizza, elk... gravalax... so much flavour!

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Casual, Local Ingredients, Seasonal, Business Meals, Organic, Comfort Food, Healthy, Good for Groups, Gluten Free Options, Fit for Foodies, Hot Spot, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, Authentic, Good for a Date, Good Vegetarian Options, Creative Cuisine, Great for Lunch
Food4
Ambience4
Service5
Value4

 
·Dined on October 18, 2017

As always the service was excellent, with only a minor hiccup from the kitchen (under cooked carrots). Wine and beer selections are all great, and the food in general is always excellent.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Healthy, Kid-friendly, Good Vegetarian Options, Business Meals, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on October 16, 2017

Awesome food, great ambiance. The highlight for my 4y.o. was that they had metal straws (not plastic) - it was a big hit :)

Tags: Local Ingredients, Good for a Date, Kid-friendly
Food5
Ambience5
Service4
Value5

 
·Dined on October 12, 2017

Excellent food and well presented. Restaurant on the noisy side. The waiter seemed to be in a hurry. Overall, a great place for a delicious meal.

Tags: Special Occasion, Local Ingredients
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 12, 2017

Great food, really nice and engaging server. Much cheaper than I expected considering the quality and sustainability of the restaurant. Would definitely go again sometime soon, especially for lunch.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good Vegetarian Options, Handcrafted Cocktails, Authentic, Special Occasion, Healthy, Afternoon Coffee, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Great for Brunch, Fit for Foodies
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on October 3, 2017

Just had lunch here. Excellent! Everything was great from the service, to the food to the restaurant ambience. Love they display the work of local artists. Love they have lots of veggie options. Everything is fresh, in house made and tasty! Great vibe. Just a fun place with a great patio outback.

Tags: Authentic, Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch, Organic, Fun, Casual
Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on September 29, 2017

Been several times - consistently excellent food, service and ambience.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Sunday Lunch, Casual
Food4
Ambience4
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on September 27, 2017

My husband and I have made Miijidaas our go to local restaurant. The service is always excellent, Staff recognize us and welcome us back. All staff are educated and 100 percent knowledgeable on all items on their menu( how it's made, etc.) We have never been disappointed with our meals. Miijidaas buy local when they can and support our Community in many ways-- an important fact for us.
We highly recommend Miijidaas for any occasion-- or just a night out
Cheers

Tags: Special Occasion, Good Vegetarian Options, Hot Spot, Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, Healthy, Authentic, Romantic, Kid-friendly, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Handcrafted Cocktails
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on September 26, 2017

Our go to place for birthdays and for just because. The menu is varied, with something for everyone, the Scotch Egg app is to die for but it isn't the only one. The Piri Piri cauliflower is so tastey. The wait for apps was a little longer than normal, but were comped which was nice. Our server was attentive but no over baring. Our party of five had the grilled salmon, chicken, the vension burger, braised beef cheeks and the tortiere all hit the spot.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Fun, Quick Bite, Casual, Handcrafted Cocktails, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Great Beer, Comfort Food
Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on September 25, 2017

Enjoyed a very good meal with very friendly service. The food is very tasty and local ingredients are used as much as possible. Would definitely recommend.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Local Ingredients, Great for Outdoor Dining, Casual, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on September 23, 2017

My husband and I had a great meal. We had the elk scotch egg and fried smoked pickles to start. The elk scotch egg was ridiculously good. My husband had the duck and I had the Canadian pizza. Both were excellent. We had ice cream (made in-house) for dessert. Our server was great. Very attentive and accommodating. They were great about accommodating my husband's dairy intolerance and were mindful about what he could and couldn't eat on the menu. Also, with a rooftop garden and and in-house smoker how could you go wrong?! I love the care and attention that is made to the values of the restaurant and to the food. We had a lovely evening and would happily return again!

Tags: Hot Spot, Fun, Casual, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Vegan, Great for Brunch, Seasonal, Comfort Food, Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem, Good Vegetarian Options, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on September 17, 2017

Fantastic restaurant with amazing local organic food. The staff are also kind and very helpful

Tags: Great Beer, Fun, Business Meals, Healthy, Local Ingredients, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
·Dined on September 14, 2017

Friendly service, great blend of fabulous food and wonderful relaxing ambience.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Fun, Worth the Drive, Organic
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on September 13, 2017

just a great overall experience - so nice to sit outside too

Tags: Tasting Menu, Creative Cuisine, Cozy
Food4
Ambience3
Service4
Value3

 
·Dined on September 9, 2017

Food was very good. Service was fine, but very slow. Not sure why...it wasn't really crowed. Our waiter was nice. Just everything slow. Nice to be out with girls...my husband would have walked out after waiting an hour for food to arrive.

Tags: Fun, Good for Groups
Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value4

 
·Dined on September 8, 2017

We had several wait staff care for our needs. Our main server was Helena. She was beyond amazing. She provided us with the perfect balance of attentiveness and space for us to be. As a same sex couple celebrating our 5th wedding anniversary, we so appreciated being acknowledged (this has not always been our experience in other places). We have been to your restaurant on numerous occasions and have always felt welcome. Hence our decision to share our special day in your venue.

Helena is a keeper. She was also very complimentary of restaurant's leadership and the sense of team she experiences with the other servers. It was evident that she enjoys her job and she said so.

We will see you again for sure.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Casual, Happy Hour, Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining
Food4
Ambience4
Service5
Value4

 
·Dined on September 7, 2017

Great restaurant, ambiance, food, service etc.!
I took a good friend of mine to celebrate her birthday. Unfortunately there were a group of people on the table next to us that were very rowdy and so we could not have a good conversation as could barely hear each other. Nevertheless we enjoyed our meal and the service was excellent!
Will definitely be returning.

Tags: Healthy, Bar Seating, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Outdoor Dining, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Afternoon Tea, Casual, Sunday Lunch, Afternoon Coffee, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients, Great for Brunch, Good for Birthdays
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on September 6, 2017

I have eaten at Miijidaa 3 times and have loved everything about it. I want to adopt all three of the servers we had. Menu is very interesting and we all had something we enjoyed. Miididaa will be my first choice restaurant from now on.

Tags: Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Bar Seating, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Paleo Friendly, Local Ingredients, Gluten Free Options, Creative Cuisine, Quick Bite, Great Beer, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Casual, Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, Healthy, Fun, Handcrafted Cocktails, Business Meals, Great for Lunch, Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Sunday Lunch, Pre/post Theatre, Good Vegetarian Options
Food5
Ambience5
Service4
Value5

 
 (London)·Dined on September 3, 2017

The "dreaded" in-laws were in town and we opted to try them out at Miijidaa. We weren't sure how they would like the eclectic menu, but the decor was a hit right from the get-go, and once the mains had been served the rating just skyrocketed.

My future wife and I have eaten at the majority of the restaurants associated with Miijidaa, and we find Miijidaa to be the right combination of interesting flavours, and down to earth presentations. Nothing too fancy for an everyday meal, but always worth returning to.

Also, the best pizza game in the DT Guelph area. Of non-take out places. We've still not tried all the local pizzerias ... yet.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Gluten Free Options, Special Occasion, Quick Bite, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Casual, Healthy, Great Beer
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on September 3, 2017

This is a favourite spot for us for celebrating special events. The atmosphere is cozy and comfortable, service is friendly and efficient, and the food is wonderful. The fact that the food is creative and unique but they also accommodate food sensitivities is a bonus. We've only ever had good experiences there.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Handcrafted Cocktails, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Brunch, Creative Cuisine
Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value4

 
·Dined on September 2, 2017

Our waiter was fabulous! Very friendly, very knowledgable about the menu, the ingredients and taste and texture of many dishes. Great recommendations and kept an eye on us to make sure glades were full and that food at several points during our meal was satisfactory. Well done! We love this place. :)

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Hot Spot, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Local Ingredients, Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Gluten Free Options, Handcrafted Cocktails, Neighborhood Gem
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on September 1, 2017

Great food. Something for everyone on the menu. Very friendly servers.

Tags: Authentic, Special Occasion, Kid-friendly, Worth the Drive, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch, Paleo Friendly, Casual, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Healthy, Fun, Good Vegetarian Options
Food4
Ambience5
Service4
Value4

 
 (Edmonton)·Dined on August 31, 2017

We always love coming to Miijidaa! Great service and food. It is a Guelph gem!

Tags: Seasonal, Casual, Cozy, Fit for Foodies
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on August 30, 2017

Great location, delicious food. Sitting outside during summer time is very enjoyable.

Tags: Happy Hour, Comfort Food, Healthy, Great for Lunch, Local Ingredients, Fun
Food4
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on August 27, 2017

Excellent service (Jocelyn) and good food! Will definitely be back. Great concept (green, local etc.)

Food1
Ambience4
Service4
Value3

 
·Dined on August 25, 2017

Nice place, unique menu but unfortunately both my wife and I suffered from stomach cramps that night and for that reason alone we will not be returning.

Tags: Casual, Organic
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on August 23, 2017

From the moment we entered, we were impressed by the warm and creative atmosphere. We were there for our anniversary and enjoyed the Wednesday date night menu. $49. We started with the HAY SMOKED ARCTIC CHAR. My husband loved it and although I'm not a big fish eater, I enjoyed it very much. Fresh and tasty! I ordered the BRAISED BEEF CHEEKS
and my husband ordered the PAN ROASTED CHICKEN. All DELICIOUS and beautifully presented! We finished up with Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie. YUM!!! Great value for great food and fantastic service. To top off our lovely little date we were surprised with an anniversary card from the restaurant. What a lovely personal touch. We will definitely be bringing back the kiddos to enjoy this gem of a place!
I would highly recommend the Mijiida cafe! You won't be disappointed.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Local Ingredients, Great for Outdoor Dining, Creative Cuisine, Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
Food4
Ambience4
Service5
Value4

 
·Dined on August 20, 2017

Service and food was great as always. Love the patio out back - a nice, quiet patch of paradise in the middle of downtown!

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Great Beer, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Quick Bite
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on August 16, 2017

One of our favourite Restaurants in Guelph. very friendly staff, excellent food and very nice ambiance.

Tags: Good for Groups, Casual, Cozy, Authentic, Local Ingredients, Late-night Find, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on August 16, 2017

Excellent food and service! The care our server and the kitchen took was phenominal! We have a family member with allergies that has a difficult time eating out - at Mijidaa it was made to be a relaxing and very pleasant evening, with more options than ever expected!

Tags: Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Romantic, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Local Ingredients, Gluten Free Options, Good for Groups, Sunday Lunch, Healthy, Comfort Food, Hot Spot, Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Great Beer, Vegan

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