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Downtown Bistro & Grill

441 Elizabeth St, Burlington, Ontario L7R 2L8, Canada
+1 905-639-7577
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“crab cakes” (15 reviews)
“jambalaya” (9 reviews)
“risotto balls” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
European, Canadian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
441 Elizabeth St, Burlington, Ontario L7R 2L8, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a delicious dinner with my wife and brother/sister-in-law. Food was outstanding - as was the service! Highly recommended!

Thank Itipack-NA
Reviewed 4 days ago

The food was excellent, good portion and delicious. Service was also very good. We visited on a Friday night at 7 pm with a reservation and found it to be VERY VERY noisy... no soft surfaces to absorb the sound. Tables very close together -...More

Thank Judy D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a delicious smoked chicken salad which was their lunch special. Service was excellent....attentive but not intrusive which was nice for two old friends getting together for the first time in a long time. I would definitely come back for lunch or dinner.

Thank HelmarTO
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here with my 13 year old niece before a show at the Drury Lane Theatre. We both ordered pasta. I also ordered a caprese, thinking that the pasta wouldn't be enough. I was SO wrong. The seafood pasta was delicious and filling. There was...More

Thank mrscoolfish
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Super dinner! The Canadian beef is super. Andria is really cute! Cosy Place, elegant, familiar. You have to try!

1  Thank V6019LOsimonef
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our friends made the reservation as they have been here a few times before & love good food & service. It is in a small house & very nicely decorated. The service was friendly & very good & efficient. 3 of us had the Jambalaya...More

1  Thank 220Hank
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were greeted with aloofness as we entered without a reservation. Service was slow and unfriendly. Food was ok, but expensive. Crowded, cold atmosphere.More

1  Thank Safari790779
MikeL322, Owner at Downtown Bistro & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good Evening Your review leaves myself and our entire staff puzzled as for your comment. We are a small bistro with 30 seats, it is comfy and cosy on any given night. I question your comment on slow, as everything is made from scratch and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had the daily lunch special, great shrimp penne with good hot sausage. Service is great. Wine by the glas is ok. - too many Californian’s. Worth the stop.

1  Thank IntSommelier
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ease of parking and great food! I seem to only come to this place during the week. Portions are generous. Atmosphere is nice. Servers great! I could come here just for apps and wine!

1  Thank Cubaloverforever
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

Excellent service and lunch. The couple at the table next to us were (very nice) regulars - easy to see why. Will definitely return.

1  Thank rpm186nlr
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Questions & Answers
November 29, 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Ann I | Reviewed this property |
no this is a small bistro for dining
Josh S
November 23, 2017|
Response from Elisa08 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Josh , I would suggest going to their website and taking a look at their Menu . Its all there and you can see for yourself to get an idea as to what is Gluten Free or at least what can be prepared Gluten Free for you . I... More
May 31, 2017|
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Response from MikeL322 | Property representative |
Yes it is
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 441 Elizabeth St, Burlington, Ontario L7R 2L8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: +1 905-639-7577
  • E-mail
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