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Einstein's Cafe

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2 Grant St, Guelph, Ontario N1H 4C3, Canada
+1 519-822-6742
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“caesar salad” (5 reviews)
“prime rib” (4 reviews)
“scallops” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Grant St, Guelph, Ontario N1H 4C3, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

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

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

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

Thank Franlie A
Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

I ordered the seafood crepe expecting a great combination of scallops, tomatoes and mushrooms as mentioned. Was disappointed that the mushrooms were raw instead of sautéed and there was no sauce to pull it all together. There was a spicy dipping sauce that didn’t go...More

Thank jhutchin2016
Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

Came for lunch with colleagues. I had a chicken Caesar salad, which delivered on its promise of chicken, Asiago cheese and croutons. It was large and tasty, although incredibly rich. All of my colleagues enjoyed their dishes. Service was friendly, but a tad slow at...More

Thank J1e2n3n4y
Reviewed February 9, 2018

Surly server, mediocre food, tepid and weak coffee. Husband had what they called an enchilada, it was more of a salad with a mild bbq pulled chicken on the side. The roasted red pepper quesadilla was tasty and the spinach salad was generous but the...More

Thank diningdee2015
Reviewed November 2, 2017 via mobile

Had a really good meal, served by a very competent and friendly server named Ellie. Food was flavourful and beautifully presented. Loved the ambiance. Next time, I will order “the experiment”....an unknown chef special!

1  Thank Dianne C
Reviewed September 21, 2017

-the food was just okay - - got a huge piece of roast - while my wife got a piece of salmon the size of a thumb nail - a total twilight zone experience - - service was okay but the food was not memorable,...More

Thank ray873
Reviewed June 29, 2017 via mobile

Had not been to this restaurant in years. Remains unique old house downtown Guelph with ++ small rooms. Only one chef. Not somewhere to go if u are in a hurry. Mojotos great for Monday special drink. Mexican food incredible. Huge! Servings, Definitely worth visiting....More

Thank jmc077
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
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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