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Symposium Cafe Restaurant & Lounge

$$ - $$$, ,
307 Cundles Rd E, Barrie, Ontario L4M 0G9, Canada
+1 705-737-1818
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible2%
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“cakes” (3 reviews)
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Bar, Contemporary, Canadian, American, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
307 Cundles Rd E, Barrie, Ontario L4M 0G9, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

Me and my family went to this restaurant on our trip to Barrie and we had great food. It was really scrumptious. Katelyn was our waitress and she was a very pleasant person, always smiling and very cordial, My daughter had a kids meal and...More

Thank bapucherian
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friends and I went here before a movie. Very conveniently located. Food was great and so was the staff. We went on a Monday afternoon. $4 drinks between 4-6. And appetizers were discounted. In house made desserts were amazing.

1  Thank Patricia B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner here food was very good, fish and chips excellent, also the chicken teriyaki, waitress very helpful recommending beers!

Thank kastrogang
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dining at Symposium in Barrie is one of my top-drawer experiences (and I travel to cities all over North America with the best reputations for their restaurants)! Of note, however... I prefer the Barrie location to some of the other Symposiums. In fact, the Manager,...More

Thank imsm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first time visiting this restaurant and unfortunately this will be the last time. The good is that the menu has a wide selection and their portions size. The not so good is that the service was very slow and we had to...More

1  Thank crozishere
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful decor...open and roomy. Requested a booth...the table wasn't wiped so the greeter did not allow us to sit there. We were willing to wait but she insisted we take another table. We ordered our meal...coffee came eventually. We waited 45 minutes.. .no one came...More

Thank Brenda R
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Varies promotions on daily discounts on share dishes. More choices to fit your eagerness in Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner or Dessert and Drinks. Nice decor.

Thank c6479844239
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the Eggs Benjamin and Bloody Ceaser. Attentive service and pleasant staff. Good meeting location off of Highway 400. All hot dishes could have been warmer.

Thank footdoctor7
Reviewed 15 June 2017

This restaurant is fairly new and looks great. It is located near new cinemas so we went to have supper before a movie. Our server was charming and helpful but the food was just not that good. The bowl I had was like hamburger helper,...More

Thank Berniejank
Reviewed 12 June 2017

First time visiting this restaurant - fairly busy location, though we were fortunate enough to have been seated fairly quickly. Server was awesome - food was deeeelicioussss! Yum! We will be back for sure!

Thank Repsol_SP
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Bar, Contemporary, Canadian, American, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 307 Cundles Rd E, Barrie, Ontario L4M 0G9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Barrie
  • Phone Number: +1 705-737-1818
  • E-mail
BREAKFAST, BRUNCH, BURGERS, DESSERTS & MORE Dine at Symposium Cafe Restaurant & Lounge Barrie, located at the Cundles & Duckworth Commercial Centre (Shoppers Drug Mart, Cineplex, Zehrs, & L.A. Fitness). Symposium brings its unique hospitality to the Simcoe Muskoka region. Just minutes away from Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre & Georgian College, Symposium Barrie is open 7 days a week – early mornings to late nights – offering full dining options including breakfast & brunch (served daily until 4pm), mouth-watering desserts, burgers, seafood, steaks, sandwiches, vegetarian options, fresh fruit drinks, full bar and daily specials. Add 95 indoor seats and 40 seats on a beautiful, outdoor patio – you’ll make Symposium Barrie your favourite restaurant!
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