Milestones Grill + Bar - Burlington

4.3
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CAN$30 and under
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Global, International
We have a thing for stories. We tell ours through our fresh ingredients and our passion for the plate. Twenty-five years ago, the Milestones story began in Vancouver on Denman Street. Today, we span coast-to-coast, with locations in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, Newfoundland and Saskatchewan.
It's the passion in our recipes that makes a visit to Milestones truly unforgettable. Whether you come for a favourite meal or love trying new and trendy dishes, Milestones is all about great food without the pretension. We're an impromptu meeting place for friends and a cozy spot for date nights. We're familiar and friendly, but always on the cutting-edge. We're nights to remember and remarkable flavours to savour. That's how we set the table at Milestones. Be part of the story...
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4.3based on recent ratings
4.3
Food
4.3
Service
4.2
Ambience
4.1
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OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on March 13, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Dinner was great, perfectly cooked steak, veggie fries were delicious, dill aioli dip was even better.

BM
Toronto
1 review
Dined on March 8, 2020
Overall3Food5Service3Ambience4

A quiet place on a Sunday night. Food was excellent (all three of us ordered from a special event menu). As the restaurant was not busy, we decided to linger. Once our bill was paid, we were completely ignored. No water or coffee top-up, no checking in to see if we wanted anything else. One person was going to order a tea but never got the chance. What had been a great evening ended poorly.

FF
Toronto
8 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Great place, outstanding service and the food was great

M
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience3

Asked my server for lemon with my water. Did not receive. Also had to ask for water refill. Our server was very pleasant, it is just these little attention to details to me that makes my dining experience better.

C
Toronto
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2020
Overall2Food2Service1Ambience3

Server was unfriendly and not helpful
California Salad was overdressed and soggy
The charged me 1/2 price but no apology or did not offer me anything else

OT
Toronto
6 reviews
Dined on February 25, 2020
Overall4Food5Service3Ambience5

Food was great. A little expensive for what we got. Our server wasn’t very personable, but she didn’t do anything wrong. We will be back!

SC
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

was an excellent date night with hubby, took advantage of the Taste of Burlington Menu, soup option was found to be too salty, but other than that the rest of the two meals were wonderful. Thanks for the great service and food knowledge, food and atmosphere.

RM
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

As always a very enjoyable dining experience. We had the Portabella Mushroom Chicken and it was outstanding.

C
1 review
Dined on February 17, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

A reliable restaurant with enthusiastic but polite servers.

KH
Toronto
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The coconut calamari and root vegetable fries are both a must try!!

RS
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Only comment was that the server did not know off the top which foods were egg and dairy free and did not smile when she introduced herself. She did ask and was able to get the info. Otherwise the food and service was excellent.

OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall2Food3Service1Ambience2

It was Valentines. No effort was made to say Happy valentines from the two hosts at the front.
Sat for a while before we got served.
Server was not friendly did explain the set menu,
We both had the fixed menu appetizer were good. There was no wait time from clearing our plates until our entree arrived.
I had to ask a server who was walking by if we could get water, our server came by and stated “Got everything you need” and left before we had a chance to answer.
Both my husband and I would have had another drink but weren’t given the opportunity to ask.
Also my vegetables were cold. The steak was very good.
We have gone to Milestones every Valentines for the past 5 years alway had great experience. I will not go there again.
This location on Brant left me very disappointed.
The location on Burloak I was a two weeks ago was a completely different experience.
Not happy.

MP
Toronto
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall3Food2Service4Ambience3

Very disappointed with their menu. Was looking forward to their famous Prime Rib dinner but it is no longer on the menu. Many other favourites have been removed as well. Menu change seems to be towards more casual handheld choices at the expense of finer dining

OT
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall1Food2Service1Ambience2

Service was terrible, food was overcooked, we were seated at a table that had a freezing draft, our kids had to eat with their coats on. Overall very poor experience

PM
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

I had the beet salad with chicken. Very fresh, no soggy lettuce. The chicken was done perfectly. Food quality has improved over the last few years. Glad to see. Waitress was very pleasant and attentive. All and all a good experience.

D
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2020
Overall3Food5Service3Ambience5

Our server was dazed. I had to ask her for water and coffee over and over and then find another server. She was so inattentive and I got frustrated. She clapped back with an excuse every time I asked again for something. Not the best service

AR
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2020
Overall4Food4Service2Ambience4

The waiter was my least favourite part of the meal. Made me feel uncomfortable about my dietary restriction. I had to tell him three times I couldn’t have cheese. Food portion was small for $23 but it tasted great. Chicken wasn’t over cooked and really tender. It was a good time... just didn’t like how the server handled the ordering. His demeanour wasn’t the best.

D
Toronto
10 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Dinner was fantastic. One small complaint the slider buns were stale. The lobster inside tasted great but we did have to tear the bun apart and eat the insides.

KK
1 review
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Best sea bass we've had outside of California and they were able to adjust the meal to make it gluten free! Hats off to the chief. Service was excellent as well. Overall an amazing meal.

FT
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Overall, great experience! It's nice to have both brunch and lunch options on the weekend.

F
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on February 3, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We were in for lunch and received excellent service, provided by Jaiden. Food was terrific. Dip was hot and fresh, salads were tasty with great presentation and ample portions. White chocolate cheesecake was amazing!

JM
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Everything was perfect. We had six different entre and all six were totally satisfied.

j
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience5

The only negative was we went for Prime rib and it was no longer on the menu

SS
Toronto
1 review
Dined on January 31, 2020
Overall3Food2Service3Ambience4

Was disappointed with the food this time. Main dish wasn't good but starter was great. Maybe I ordered the wrong dish. It has been addressed by me and Milestone has responded. I will come back and try different main course next time

AS
Toronto
11 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

4 of us were there for brunch to celebrate my son in law’s birthday. We did the same thing last year. The food was delicious, although my husband said the coffee wasn’t the greatest. We all enjoyed our meal thoroughly.

VS
1 review
Dined on January 19, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We came as family of 5 and love coming back again and again . Staff extremely friendly and food amazing . Definitely come back again .

OT
Toronto
25 reviews
Dined on January 17, 2020
Overall3Food3Service3Ambience3

My husband and I were looking forward to a nice dinner out. We used to like Milestones but hadn’t been in a while because it wasn’t that great the last time. We thought we’d try again. 5:30 - lots of empty tables but were shown to a table between the noisy kitchen and the bathrooms. We moved to a quieter table. Had to leave our coats on because it was on the cold side. We noticed a few other tables where people were eating with their coats on (not just us). No appies just a burger that my husband used to enjoy and I tried something different - Korean steak sandwich. My husband said his burger was okay but he’d go to another place that was a bit better and a little less expensive. I asked how much steak was in my sandwich and was told it was probably about 6oz. Reality it was about 3oz.... quite tasty but had to keep asking for more sauce cuz it was really dry. I asked our server if it was supposed to be cold because it was stone cold. She offered to reheat it or remake it but I’ve learned that if I do that, I eat alone. I ate it despite being cold and ate the medium cold fries as well. The server compel my dish. $22 for the Korean steak sandwich is a joke. I could understand paying $10 for it at a coffee shop but there’s not a lot of food. Sitting with your winter coat on, eating a cold tiny steak sandwich - unfortunately, I’m sad to say we will not be returning. The ambiance is beautiful but fix the heat! Food is overpriced.

OT
1 review
Dined on January 16, 2020
Overall3Food4Service2Ambience4

Our server was an older man who was not very happy, actually grumpy but food was good.

F
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on January 15, 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience3

Husband had the meatloaf and loved it. I had the salmon and it was cooked perfectly and delicious.
Our waiter was very nice, helpful and attentive .

OT
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Our server Andrea was excellent. She treated us very well. Told us about the specials which we took advantage of. Great food. The goat cheese appetizer is amazing. I had the delicious steak and my husband had the Asian chicken bowl (which he would recommend). A nice slice of delicious cheesecake for dessert! Thanks for a great night.

AF
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on January 7, 2020
Overall3Food3Service4Ambience4

Maybe. Normally go to Milestone's Burloak and find the food superior. Our server was excellent.

4
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on January 4, 2020
Overall3Food2Service1Ambience3

Service was very slow. Food was tasty but came out cold. Not as generous portion as past visits and more expensive. Menu had changed and less options available. Disappointed to find out prime rib was no longer on the menu. Not sure if I would return and wouldn’t recommend to others anymore. Overall experience was disappointing.

PR
Toronto
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We had a great New Years dinner. Our waitress was wonderful and we had a great time. Pat Ramirez. 7:30 reservation in Burlington.

OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on December 28, 2019
Overall4Food3Service5Ambience4

Milestones has changed the Steak Frites. It used to come with Parmesan fries and garlic aoli. Now it comes with shoestring fries and a cup of ketchup. And I may be mistaken, but the steak seems smaller too. There’s absolutely nothing interesting about this meal. You can get steak and fries anywhere. This would be last on my list if I wanted a steak.
They’ve also gotten rid of the sweet potato fries and the mini dessert selection.

H
Naples
40 reviews
Dined on December 27, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

A couple of our favourites have been removed from the menu. Disappointing!

JE
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on December 20, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

We enjoyed our lunch! Great service! The food tasted amazing.

HS
Toronto
7 reviews
Dined on December 19, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Host knew who I was at the front and knew my party had already arrived. Very quick in bringing me to my table.

Staff didn’t rush us to order and allowed for some talk to happen before hand. Drink orders were prompt and wine selection was good especially with nice Niagara selections.

Only improvements I can think of is maybe emphasize more the Niagara and Okanagan wines and less the South American and Australian ones. Offer some drink specials for business meals.

I would return for sure.

TK
1 review
Dined on December 12, 2019
Overall3Food3Service2Ambience4

it was very busy. Waitress was very busy. had a bit of a wait for main dish after appetizer and when it arrived cold. waitress took it back and we had it in about 13 min. unfortunately it kind of ruins the whole thing but waitress took dessert and appetizer off bill. Also you took my favourite dish off the menu which was the curry bowl, tried the new chicken bowl but too sweet and chicken deep fried. Wasn't my best experience at Milestones.

HH
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on December 7, 2019
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience3

We had a good experience. The food was good and service was excellent.

EA
Toronto
1 review
Dined on December 5, 2019
Overall4Food5Service3Ambience3

Harsh lighting, very slow service

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