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Borealis Grille & Bar

$$ - $$$American, ,
1388 Gordon St, Guelph, Ontario N1L 1C8, Canada
+1 519-265-9007
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“turkey burger” (14 reviews)
“fish tacos” (16 reviews)
“salad” (36 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Canadian, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1388 Gordon St, Guelph, Ontario N1L 1C8, Canada
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1 - 10 of 543 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worse restaurant ever .... our server (A) was amazing and she went out of her way to give us the best service despite the challenges she had with the rest of the staff. The Manager seemed to treat the employees with disdain and was quite...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Travel303590
BorealisGM, General Manager at Borealis Grille & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi There, I am so sorry to hear about your recent experience. I have sent you a private message in hopes that we can learn more about what happened. We appreciate your time.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a good restaurant but the menu offers items not too familar to most poeple. I usually leave hungry.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank rodneyw367
BorealisGM, Guest Relations Manager at Borealis Grille & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Rodney, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your review! We will certainly take your feedback into consideration.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went for dinner as part of a large group and had the chickpea tacos. Great flavours, fresh ingredients and lovely presentation. Lots of options for vegetarians. We are always happy with borealis!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank emily b
BorealisGM, Guest Relations Manager at Borealis Grille & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Emily! We're so glad you had a great experience! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great suggestion from a family member. Loved all aspects of the meal including the delicious deserts. Definitely a must try if your in the area

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank stuarts521
BorealisGM, Guest Relations Manager at Borealis Grille & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Stuart! Thank you so much for the kind feedback! We're so happy you had a great experience and we can't wait to host you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I have frequented this restaurant many times and have never been disappointed by the excellence of the food and the friendliness of attentive wait staff. The meals are reasonably priced for the high level of quality of options available to you. The...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Gary S
BorealisGM, Guest Relations Manager at Borealis Grille & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Gary! Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us your review! We're so happy that we're able to provide yourself and your wife a consistent dining experience! We have taken your feedback into consideration and will do our best to maintain...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Classy enough for date night, informal enough for families, Borealis offers a very good meal at a fair price. Our server, Flora, handled my food sensitivities kindly and knowledgeably, even offering an option I hadn't noticed. They participate in the Ocean Wise program for sustainably...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Janet G
BorealisGM, Guest Relations Manager at Borealis Grille & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Janet! Thank you very much for your kind words and review! We're ecstatic that you had such a fabulous experience and truly appreciate the values we stand for! We can't wait to host you again in the near future! Happy New Year!

Reviewed December 10, 2018 via mobile

We eat at Borealis several times per year. This Rome we had the geek can dine for $49 and the half outer house wine (which was too chilled frankly) but Mike and the staff always look after us very well. Try the Cornish hen.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank CM6319
BorealisGM, Guest Relations Manager at Borealis Grille & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2018

Hi there! Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback! We're so glad Mike treated you well and we would love to see you again soon!

Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

Just average fare. Was hoping for more of a quality experience but very much chain restaurant feel. Service was mediocre but friendlyMore

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank christiana37
BorealisGM, Guest Relations Manager at Borealis Grille & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2018

Hi Christina, I'm sorry you had a disappointing experience here at Borealis Guelph. That is not the standard which we strive to uphold. We would love to make it up to you and WOW you with our fresh and local fare. Please email me at...More

Reviewed November 28, 2018

Decent, good service, moderate pricing. Nice variety of wines as well as well informed staff with knowledge of pairing wines with certain dishes. My only concern is the Guelph location has a huge cell tower within 100 meters of the establishment. I may be sensitive...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jamie K
Reviewed November 21, 2018

We had lunch with friends. Our friends had fish and chips and a burger with fries. We both had the Grilled Chicken + Rhubarb Sandwich. There was very little rhubarb chutney on the sandwich - you couldn't taste it! The fries were good! Our server...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank RosanneT304
Borealis G, Guest Relations Manager at Borealis Grille & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded November 30, 2018

Hi Rosanne, I'm very sorry that you were disappointed with your food. That is not the standard which we strive to uphold here at Borealis. We would love another opportunity to WOW you with our fresh & local fare.

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Maggie C
March 27, 2017|
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Response from Donna4102014 | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant buys their food locally and has a range of food options. I would recommend going onto the Borealis website where there is more information including the menu options which will hopefully give you a better... More
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goldenboy1947
March 25, 2016|
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Response from Neil R | Property representative |
Our menu is available on our website. We look forward to seeing you at the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$11 - US$19
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Monday
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 p.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Wednesday
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1388 Gordon St, Guelph, Ontario N1L 1C8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Guelph
  • Phone Number: +1 519-265-9007
  • E-mail
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