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Robusta Cafe & Lounge

160 Macdonell Street | 101b, Guelph, Ontario N1H 2Z6, Canada
+1 519-265-2655
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“flatbread” (2 reviews)
“meet friends” (2 reviews)
“nice decor” (2 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
LOCATION
160 Macdonell Street | 101b, Guelph, Ontario N1H 2Z6, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to Robusta with my co-workers for lunch and was very disappointed with the quality of food received. When my dissatisfaction was expressed to the server they didn't seemed concerned. I work right downtown and will not be returning when there are so many other...More

Thank tlrichardson2016
RobustaCafeLounge, Guest Relations Manager at Robusta Cafe & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi tlrichardson2016, we're very sorry to hear about your experience. Our team has been trained on how to properly address guest feedback and it sounds as though this particular team member did not follow through. We try and do regular training with our team to...More

Reviewed May 12, 2018

What could be better than sitting outside in the sunshine on comfy chairs and watch Guelph go by? OOOOpppps...maybe it is better with a very reasonably priced pint in your hand, or a glass of the great house red or white...or better still with one...More

Thank S924ZBLindaC
RobustaCafeLounge, Guest Relations Manager at Robusta Cafe & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded May 23, 2018

Hello there! We couldn't think of a better combination and love that you enjoy sipping in the sunshine as much as we do. Thank you so much for writing us a review :)

Reviewed March 28, 2018

I had coffee with a friend at Robusta today. We both ordered large lattes and wanted them in a ceramic mug/cup instead of paper/plastic. The largest hot beverage that they can serve in a "to stay" cup is a small. I looked at the glasses...More

Thank Canadian_hikerGuelph
RobustaCafeLounge, Guest Relations Manager at Robusta Cafe & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded March 30, 2018

Hey there, glad to hear you liked our space. As with most restaurants we have a standard sized latte mugs for in-house orders, which is suitable for most guests. If a large was specifically requested it would come in the takeout cup you received. As...More

Reviewed March 27, 2018

Lovely lunch with friends. Relaxed and friendly vibe. Great service. Great food. Fully wheelchair accessible with super-spacious bathroom. Can't wait for patio season!!

1  Thank joanneduffyadamson
RobustaCafeLounge, Guest Relations Manager at Robusta Cafe & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded March 30, 2018

Thanks Joanne :) see you on the patio!

Reviewed March 23, 2018 via mobile

Love Robusta in downtown Guelph. Perfect wheelchair accessible dining and restroom. Spacious. Great atmosphere, service and lunch menu items. Can’t wait to try their outdoor patio. Will definitely return!

Thank Julie G
RobustaCafeLounge, Guest Relations Manager at Robusta Cafe & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded March 30, 2018

Julie this is wonderful to hear. I appreciate you taking the time to write this review and we hope to see you in the summer :)

Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

Best salad - roasted kale crunch. It is delicious. Great service. Nice ambiance. Look forward to visiting their patio.

Thank Carnahan2016
RobustaCafeLounge, Guest Relations Manager at Robusta Cafe & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded March 30, 2018

Thanks so much for the review Carnahan 2016 :) checkout our social media feed for updates on the patio!

Reviewed January 26, 2018

My friends and I love going here for Martinis and the CHARCUTERIE board! The service is great and we always feel welcome as we enter the lounge. We also had a chance to make it out to their Ugly Sweater party which was a lot...More

Thank Allison_Rach
RobustaCafeLounge, Guest Relations Manager at Robusta Cafe & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded March 30, 2018

Hi Allison, thank you for taking the time to write this review :) it’s awesome to hear how much you enjoy our space and we really appreciate the love. Thanks for introducing your mom to Robusta as well!

Reviewed January 20, 2018 via mobile

Reasonable price. Simple selection and good value. The staff is friendly and well trained in service. The seating has open views.....great place to chill and enjoy a bottle of wine!

Thank PDF1958
RobustaCafeLounge, Guest Relations Manager at Robusta Cafe & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded March 30, 2018

Hello! Thanks for taking the time to review our space! Glad to hear you enjoyed yourself :) stop in on Fridays for $25 select bottles.

Reviewed November 25, 2017

This is a great place to have coffee or a glass of wine and a delicious snack whether it be a sandwich or a yummy dessert. I've been twice and definitely will make this a favourite go-to retreat. The best part of it all is...More

Thank BarbHeagy
RobustaCafeLounge, Guest Relations Manager at Robusta Cafe & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded November 28, 2017

Hi Barb, thank you very much for this review :) We're happy to hear you enjoy the tastes, smell, and atmosphere of our space. See you again soon we hope!

Reviewed October 24, 2017

Very nice venue in downtown Guelph - was there over thanksgiving weekend and really enjoyed our meal and drinks. The bartender was really informative and had good insight to the food being served. Will be going back soon!

Thank VFCO
RobustaCafeLounge, Guest Relations Manager at Robusta Cafe & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded November 28, 2017

Hello there! Thank you very much for your review :)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$15
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Monday
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 160 Macdonell Street | 101b, Guelph, Ontario N1H 2Z6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Guelph
  • Phone Number: +1 519-265-2655
  • E-mail
Description
Robusta Cafe & Lounge is a fully licensed establishment, serving a variety of specialty wine, premium liquors and craft beer. Our team grew up in Guelph Ontario. Our families, friends and future have all started here. We're looking to grow and are happy to provide a gathering place for Guelph's lively community. Ideally located steps from Guelph attractions like the Sleeman Centre, River Run Centre, and Guelph's vibrant downtown core. We're more than just your neighbourhood cafe, we're your morning pick-me-up, your first date destination and your night out with friends.
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