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Spencer's at the Waterfront

1340 Lakeshore Road, Burlington, Ontario L7S 1B1, Canada
+1 905-633-7494
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (94 reviews)
“steak” (70 reviews)
“oysters” (33 reviews)
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Seafood, Canadian, International, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1340 Lakeshore Road, Burlington, Ontario L7S 1B1, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Sat outside for lunch. Stunning setting on Lake Ontario. Service was excellent. Food was lovely. No complaints. Duck fat fries are awesome!

Thank Phil B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The food was very good though good luck trying to find a parking spot when there is an event going on - even their own parking lot was full so we were sent to another full lot..... The baba ganoush appetizer was perfect to share...More

Thank NLfoodie65
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Hadn't been to Spencer's for some time as the last visit for lunch was poor. But decided to try the brunch again. They have made some changes, not for the better for the patron, and raised the price. Having said that the food they did...More

Thank Anne C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is not a walk-in restaurant. You need to are a reservation here before you even show up, and wait would probably worth the wait. We had an amazing server who was knowledgeable and very friendly... he knows his pacing... we had foie gras, salads,...More

Thank drewgur22
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walked in with the family for lunch. Very nice setting with a great view of the lake. Never seen or heard of this restaurant but was pleasantly surprised at the selection and setting.I had the Portuguese Stew which was a great choice,very impressive dish.All the...More

Thank 465tony465
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food here is amazing! The portions are a good size. The service and atmosphere is on the higher end, but very relaxed. On a warm evening sitting on the patio with a cold drink - life is good

Thank Ana C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for a Sunday brunch.Food was average. It was not worth the $50 per person. Omelette station was busy but the cook was taking his time to make the omelette. Deserts were very bad, I don't think their chef knows how to make deserts...More

Thank VJ H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time at Spencer's. It was a beautiful night and we wanted to sit outside. We were not disappointed. Very nice patio over looking the Burlington waterfront. The food was very good, delicious in fact and well presented. Portions were modest. This is not a...More

Thank Scott C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the salmon special and it was cooked great to my liking. They also had a delicious long grain rice as an accompaniment and it was to die for. I had the vegetable soup and the sweet potatoes flats to start and it was...More

Thank Nuccio61
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for a quick birthday brunch. The restaurant interior is quite spectacular, clean and very modern. The patio is amazing with a great view of Lake Ontario. My friend was a bit chilly and the hostess offered her a blanket! We were shocked, who ever...More

Thank Jason C
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Nearby Attractions
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394 reviews
.19 km away
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.44 km away
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.10 km away
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1.21 km away
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Questions & Answers
2 July 2016|
Response from Ina_31 | Reviewed this property |
There is parking in front of the restaurant, which is free after after 5, or 6 pm.
4 June 2016|
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Response from Anton P | Reviewed this property |
Bring your wallet. Bring your wife's too. Very high.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Romantic
Open Hours
09:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1340 Lakeshore Road, Burlington, Ontario L7S 1B1, Canada
    (Brant Street)
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: +1 905-633-7494
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