About West Plains Bistro
West Plains Bistro is a classic European style bistro that offers a taste of Paris in Burlington style. Using local, seasoned ingredients, the restaurant serves everything from steak to quiche for lunch. The dinner menu features exciting chef’s specials daily, along with other tantalizing menu items from a Filet Mignon to halibut fish and chips and more. The restaurant has an early bird menu that is served from 4pm – 5:30pm. The homemade soups offered by the restaurant have won awards and are famous among its patrons.
West Plains Bistro offers a unique dining experience with the décor theme oozing European-inspired charm. The wrought iron tables are adorned with stained-glass lamps and bouquets of fresh flowers, giving a vintage feel. The outdoor patio is a true gem, as it is modeled to replicate a picturesque Parisian street. West Plains Bistro also offers professional catering services, including staffing, beverages and food.
French / Canadian, European, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 3:30pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
CAN$31 to CAN$50
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
Each event is unique, and we like to discuss each event personally in order to make your occassion a memorable one. Please visit our website at www.westplainsbistro.com and fill out the catering form describing as much as you can, or call the bistro at 905-333-9449 and ask for Irene or Brandon
Bus stops a block away
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access
West Plains Bistro Ratings and Reviews
This restaurant is amazing. Very cute and cozy inside and the food was incredible. The servers were very knowledgeable and kind. I would highly recommend this restaurant.
Excellent food and service and good value
Had a beautiful dinner. Everyone enjoyed their meals very much. Our experience was greatly enhanced by our server, Laura's professionalism. She was very efficient and friendly. We will definitely return soon!
Good menu, good food, good service, good ambiance. An enjoyable experience.
Really enjoyed the experience.
Very pleasant dinner
This was a spur of the moment choice that turned out perfectly. It seems the 1/2 price appetizers was an old feature so that was disappointing but the food was reasonably priced and delicious. There was a long wait between courses as it was busy. But overall a great spot. Love to go there again soon.
Wonderful birthday lunch for our Grandma’s 86th. Options for all. Fresh and flavourful food
Excellent evening out! Great service and even better food!
Everything was wonderful. My wife's beef tips were a bit tough for her liking, or I would have rated the food excellent.
Excellent mussels! Figs with balsamic were divine! Will return to try more! Server was lovely young woman.
Good food, in big portions. Staff was attentive, and friendly. Atmosphere is simple, decent.
Our party of 3 enjoyed the food and service immensely! It was a Friday night and a party of 10 arrived for a birthday supper so the noise level, while loud was not unexpected and did not affect our meal and experience.
As always the service was friendly and inviting; and the food was great! West Plains Bistro is one of my favourite go to restaurants.
When we booked our reservation the only table available was a high top table. When we were placed we noticed a couple of empty tables which remained empty for an hour or more.
Our seating was directly under the menu board which proved inconsiderate. As diners entered and made their way to the bar awaiting a seating they looked over at the board and peeked around us to see the menu ... very uncomfortable feeling and invasive. Also very noisy near the bar.
For the price we paid we would have expected better ambiance to go along with our seating. We were less than impressed, although the meal was very good.
Your question “Would you recommend to a friend” would carry the caption “only if a regular table in the main dining area”.
Always great food & service
The food is phenomenal and the service is very efficient and friendly. Can't beat that combination. Always my first choice for a restaurant. My only "complaint" is I wish one of your tenderloin dishes (beef or pork) were a main menu item!
What a pleasant surprise! French onion soup and beef bourguignon were fantastic. Cozy, upscale, romantic atmosphere. Very much looking forward to returning!
Excellent as always...this restaurant never disappoints
Great food and lovely service. Irritating and loud music ie. Frank Sinatra. C’mon, knock it off!
Comfortable booths by large windows, nice overall vibe, attentive staff
The mussels are amazing however our main meals were barely warm, plates cold. Pork chop was accompanied by couscous. Waiter put the meat back on the grill but when returned it still was not hot. Disappointed- we have been to this restaurant many times before and was incredible..hopefully this was a one off .
It was quite busy when we arrived and as a result service was a bit slow in terms of from time we ordered until time our food arrived - I suspect the kitchen was a bit backed up. The food itself was excellent - great selection and quality, some unique dishes. The restaurant atmosphere itself was nice enough, although quite chilly given it was such a frigid day and 3/4 of the walls are large windows. Bathroom light in women's washroom also didn't work.
First time visit. We were looking for a place that had a European feel and cuisine style. Not disappointed. The salmon was excellent and the beef tips very rich and satisfying. Our server was great and had a good personality. He checked back at the right frequency, which isn’t always the case. Wine choice was good and priced fairly. We had a Rioja Tempranillo which are not always on the menu of many restaurants. Will return.
We had a great evening talking and catching up on life. One of our meals was a little too salty and the meal was replaced without any problems. Waitress was lovely and service was impeccable. Thank you for an awesome evening with friends. We will be back.
This is a favourite place to meet and eat. Food is always great. Because it is small and the tables in the centre are often used by larger parties, it can get quite noisy, especially if you are not in a booth.
Got lucky. Great selection. Everything was excellent
Excellent food. Great ambiance for talking and catching up. Service very good. Definitely will go back. Also looking forward to summer early bird specials.
This is our neighbourhood go-to restaurant. We celebrate birthdays and just everyday meals there and have done so over the course of the past 5 - 6 years. The staff is amazing and the food delicious.
I recently booked dinner for my fiancé and I and I have to say we were both very happy with our experience. We loved our service and our meals was amazing. Staff were very friendly and informative with featured specials and they were kind enough to recommend a wine that we both ended up truly enjoying with our meal. The atmosphere is cozy and romantic. Will go again in the near future. West Plains Bistro will be one of our favourite go to for special occasions in our life. A great place to celebrate any and all occasions and special moments in life.
I'm afraid to give this restaurant the praise it deserves so that there is room for my next reservation. Each and every course was superb. The service couldn't have been any better. Even with every table occupied it was still possible to have a conversation without having to shout. The liver pate appetizer is to die for......
Thanks for a wonderful evening.
Excellent lunchtime menu - obviously a "ladies lunch" location. Beautifully presented food plates.
Had a great lunch visit with Family! Food was wonderful as always, Service was perfect! Was a quite loud for conversation but overall was very enjoyable!
Super nice service, fast, and exceptionally delicious!
Our dining experience here was great. The food was amazing, and the staff was very friendly and attentive. The only problem we had was waiting 45 minutes for our table, even though we had a reservation. We did get our drinks on the house to make up for this, and it was not the staff's fault...there were some guests who chose to linger long after they were done their meal, even though it was obvious there were at least two parties standing & waiting.
My husband and I had a wonderful meal at West Plains Bistro tonight. The meal was wonderful but the soup was incredible! We will be back again soon!
First time we went a fellow served us and was great, this time restaurant full and we felt that we had to try to get the attention of the waitress to even get bread , we ask for salad for entry and the other couple was not asked , if they wanted a salad or an entry , long wait between salad and main dish that is why we asked for bread
The food was fantastic. Service was a little slow, but apparently there was a large group that arrived late which put them behind. Very courteous staff.
We went with another couple and had a very good meal. It is cozy restaurant ( not big at all). The menu is diverse but not huge. Friendly wait staff. Our starter and meal came fairly quickly and timed well. I would definitely try it again.
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