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The Works

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Canadian, Pub, Gluten Free Options
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145 King St, London, Ontario N6A 1C3, Canada
+1 519-601-5464
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The ambience and the theme of the restaurant is good and intuitive. Had one of the best burgers of my life. Waiters were friendly and gave nice suggestions too. Patty was juicy and the meat was really good. Fries too tasted great here. Had a great time and food. Definitely one of the places to look into in Downtown.

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Thank Raja S
Tillsonburg, Canada
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The wait was a little long, but expected, had a drink delivered to us while waiting. Love the decor, had some laughs. Wait staff were excellent, attentive and kind. Food was hot, made just like advertised and tasty.

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Thank bagel59
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I came by to get some burgers to go. The place looks really nice and original. After I got home and served the food everything was good except the fries that were over cooked, dark and squashy.

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Thank Mauricio P
London, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

They do up a burger the right way, your way! Service is excellent and may take a bit longer than you are used to...but they work at making sure the burger is tailor made for your tastes. The only time the service was a bit lengthy for us in the past the manager came over and apologized and comped my... More 

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Thank JoAnn Paul K
Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 319 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

The selection of burgers is pretty amazing, including some combinations I would not have thought to be edible.... I guess I'll just have to try them if I ever get a chance to work my way through the entire list.... Yes, it was little greasy, but not sure if you can avoid that with a burger place and not have... More 

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Thank Travelling_Axe
Tillsonburg, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed my meal at The Works and so did everyone I was with. However, all of our burgers were quite greasy. Like to the point that we had grease running down our forearms. Was still good, but messy. We haven't been back and aren't in a big hurry to visit again but it was good for a change!

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Thank BeeK8
Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

The food is always consistent and tasty, the service was friendly and quick. I recommend to try a different burger each time you come, they are all good even the out of norm ones.

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Thank CO10102
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

First time we came here, I got very sick. But the food was so damn good I wasn't willing to let my weak lack of grease handling stomach ruin it, so we went back. And now we go back monthly. Always amazing food, service is always prompt. My only recommendation would be to turn down the music, the acoustics in... More 

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Thank jenstayl
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

the food is amazing worth the stop. for a lunch menu that was 10.49 includes pop a burger and fry. im a picky burger eater because many places either under season or over cook the food. it was perfect crunchy fries that was hot

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Thank Darren R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

So, it wasn't a visit, it was a Just Eat delivery and it was amazing. The food arrived fresh and warm in paper containers that didn't leave eve tying drowned in condensation. The burgers were meaty and the toppings plentiful. Fries and onion rings travelled very well. Can't say enough good things about this meal. I'm still stuffed. Could feed... More 

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Thank Christine S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Canadian, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 145 King St, London, Ontario N6A 1C3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  London
  • Phone Number: +1 519-601-5464

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?