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Einstein's Cafe

2 Grant St, Guelph, Ontario N1H 4C3, Canada
+1 519-822-6742
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“caesar salad” (5 reviews)
“scallops” (2 reviews)
“old house” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Grant St, Guelph, Ontario N1H 4C3, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A few reasons why I felt the need to write this review -you can see in my review history I mostly write about places that blow me away in a positive way, but this is one of the first that I felt I should write...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank LauraAToronto
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing food, lots of choices, very accommodating To gluten free and lactose intolerant guests. I highly recommend

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MichelleJ2779
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

The beet salad is a huge pile of spinach with a few peacans and some microplaned yellow beets. Not great.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Minkster56
Reviewed September 14, 2018

I've been here a few times over the years and always find the food to be great value. The portions are always ample, and the prices very reasonable. The patio is one of my favourites in Guelph and I always find some delicious food here...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank homecooky
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

Charming older home with a beautiful shaded patio. Meal was okay. The whole reason I went was because I heard they had some gluten free options. I was so excited to get a wrap!! I ordered a beef wrap and despite only one other couple...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 381kerril
Reviewed August 23, 2018

Dined at Einstein's with 13 others and were not disappointed with the service, food or ambiance. The owner and staff were friendly and attentive, no request too great to fulfill. The atmosphere of the restaurant in what appeared to be a converted home was nice...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Travelsak
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Einstein’s is tucked away in a corner of the City walkable from downtown. It has an interesting menu, lovely deck and quiet atmosphere for lunch or dessert and coffee

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank jane1952G
Reviewed May 25, 2018

Our first visit to Einsteins was for a wedding rehearsal dinner. Pink magnolias shaded the outdoor patio were we enjoyed horsdeuvres and drinks in the cool shade. The cafe is cozy, rustic and comfortable. Art from a local artist decorated the walls. Our Caesar salad...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank revbill2016
Reviewed May 17, 2018

The food is good here and the ambiance delightful. Reservations are encouraged on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Some delightful Mexican dishes. Prices are good . I visited often when this restaurant first opened. The owner is new now and the food a little different. Parking...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank audreydineenastr2016
Reviewed March 28, 2018 via mobile

It was not my first visit to this restaurant. I had been a few times before for brunch with friends or office lunches and always enjoyed the ambiance and the food. This was my first time going for supper on a Friday evening and it...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Franlie A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Grant St, Guelph, Ontario N1H 4C3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Guelph
  • Phone Number: +1 519-822-6742
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