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Emma's Back Porch & Water Street Cooker

) #27 of 384 Restaurants in Burlington $$ - $$$ American, ,
2084 Old Lakeshore Rd, Burlington, Ontario L7R 1A3, Canada
+1 905-634-2084
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good45%
  • Average22%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2084 Old Lakeshore Rd, Burlington, Ontario L7R 1A3, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

Emma's has beautiful waterfront scenery, we shared fresh maritime "stove top" mussels marinara I ordered beef fajitas with sizzling veggies,3 cheeses all the fixings & jalapenos that are mouth watering painful.... Beers are super chilled..... They have the cleanest restrooms in the city and smell...More

Thank Shane A
Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I went to Emma's Back Porch for dinner, hoping that we might get a table overlooking the lake. On the day of our visit, the weather was perfect for the patio. The restaurant was busy, so we were told it would be...More

Thank William M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were there on Friday night with a large group (10+ people) to celebrate our friends 26th birthday. He had called ahead and requested a patio table, they told him his name was on the list. One of our group got there 20 minutes early...More

1  Thank Karen F
Reviewed 1 week ago

On a sunny warm day in summer, there is no better place to be than at Emma's Back Porch. Great drinks, service and food! The ambience is amazing and when live music is available it becomes heaven!

Thank bburl3369
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place for food and drinks. The view is the best in Ontario, and the menu has tons of great options for a "roadhouse type restaurant". A group of five of us all ordered different things, and all were fantastic. Great beer and wine choices.

Thank bhtravellerToronto
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice view if you can get an outside table. Inside it's merely okay -- a bit dumpy, actually. I ordered the vegetarian burger. Don't order it.

Thank Jebsw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So sure, wine is marked up and can be expensive if you blindly order based on a server's recommendation, but at $14.95 you can buy a bottle of it at the LCBO and have a loonie left in your pocket. But, prices aside, the view...More

Thank ShaunaChan
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the review, we appreciate you taking the time.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This afternoon a friend and I enjoyed a very nice lunch on the back patio at Emma's . The sun could have shone a little more but the weather is not something we can control. Within moments of sitting down we were approached by our...More

Thank Louise D
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and comments, we appreciate you taking the time!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here today(Wed) for lunch.....service slow, food mediocre, price of 6 oz glass of wine was $15!..... but the view of the lake was beautiful. Emma's needs to improve their food quality for the price (fries were soggy, salad was out of a box).....and the...More

Thank dlporter
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for tasking the time to review, we appreciate you taking the time and will address your concerns with staff.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We celebrated a milestone birthday with brunch at Water Street Cooker and could not have been more pleased. The brunch itself is amazing. Lots of selection with hot and cold selections. We had a separate area and 2 dedicated servers. Mimosas were included as well...More

Thank hola2004
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

So glad you enjoyed the Brunch. Thank you for coming to visit!

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13 June 2016|
Response from cattracer | Reviewed this property |
yes they do, in fact you can google emmas back porch to view their entire menu, and plan ahead..lol
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2084 Old Lakeshore Rd, Burlington, Ontario L7R 1A3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: +1 905-634-2084
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