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Bru Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Fusion, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
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138 Lakeshore Rd E, Oakville, Ontario L6J 1H4, Canada
+1 905-844-4400
12:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 02:00
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

went to the Bru last night and enjoyed a wonderful talked dinner! Love love the decor! Authentic brick ,wood ceiling and floor! Food and service was great, I had the steak and it was cooked to perfection med rare! Crem Brûlée was awesome. Chocolate covered strawberries was a nice treat for Valentine's day! Just wish they told us before about... More 

Thank Ingrid G
Debbie P, Manager at Bru Restaurant, responded to this review

We are happy you enjoyed your evening. Looking forward in you returning and trying our new menu which should be coming out very soon Enjoy the beautiful sunshine Cheers! More 

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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best smoked turkey club in the city. Try the smoked peanuts as an appy. Warm atmosphere and good service. Restaurant is small so you need to make reservations or get there early on the weekends. The host bartender can come off a little rough but she means well.

Thank Tracey R
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

BRU is back in my good books. 2016 was not a good year for their food as it was inconsistent and often after food delivery staff couldn't be found to comment on the food or order more drinks (we often had to get up and go to the bar). 2017 they are back on the game. We have tried a... More 

Thank Jenni&Keith B
Waterdown, Canada
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46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Great little spot on Lakeshore. Went with another couple. Great craft brew selection with knowledgeable staff. My only complaint was that the chips that came with the fish and chips seemed like they were pre-cooked and reheated but the fish was to die for.

Thank sure_shar
Waterloo, Canada
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260 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

After some shopping we stopped in at Bru for a drink. Nice looking place. We were all greeted by a pleasant bartender and were taken care of quickly. We were not there for food but we looked at the menu and there was lots of choices. I'm sure if we are in the area again we will return to Bru!

Thank Sue H
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

The ciders and gluten free alcoholic beverages have always been great at Bru. It has a nice atmosphere whether you are there for lunch, dinner or evening drinks. There are a few gluten free food options on the menu and Bru has always been accommodating of my allergy. Overall, great gluten free food and drinks! Also consistently great service every... More 

Thank Dayna_06
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Saturday night - great atmosphere, bar staff very friendly - food was good - a God place to meet friends and chill out.

Thank Keith P
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41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

It's been a while since I reviewed these guys but wow! They have cranked their service to the max! Same small, but great, menu! I seriously can't say there is a bad item in the menu. If your a craft beer person this is a great place. $5 draft on Sunday's....you can't beat that! One TV, always with sports on.... More 

Thank 2_Travelers_Toronto
Troy, Michigan, United States
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Came with friends to spend good time, it was a recommendation from a local friend, he said food was awesome so we expected the best. We arrived at 8:30 have a couple of drinks before food, then at 9pm we wanted to order with the surprise kitchen was closed already,too bad server did not mention anything, for a place that... More 

Thank Pablou H
Beijing, China
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28 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We liked the spot, it was a nice place for a lazy afternoon. The main course was average and the ice cream cookies were fantastic. I would definitely go again for drinks or desert but probably not for food.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Fusion, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 138 Lakeshore Rd E, Oakville, Ontario L6J 1H4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Oakville
  • Phone Number: +1 905-844-4400

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