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Rise Above

120 St. Paul St, St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 3M2, Canada
+1 289-362-2636
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (24 reviews)
“seitan” (41 reviews)
“potato wedges” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
120 St. Paul St, St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 3M2, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were really excited to try this place. It was a bit disappointing how busy it was on a Tuesday midday, and the service was crazy slow... I had the pesto grilled ‘cheese’ on GF bread and unfortunately the bread was almost hard as rock....More

Thank Beccastelein
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We tried Rise Above today after doing a search for vegan restaurants in the Niagara area. They were offering their brunch menu because it was a Sunday afternoon. The food was absolutely delicious. I had the Avocado Benedict and my husband had the Huevos Racheros...More

Thank Rosanna L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have dined here several times and have no complaints. I'm not a vegetarian but enjoy vegetarian options. This is a must go to diner. Any questions will be answered by your host. Great atmosphere as well.

Thank Brian I
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hey go to Rise Above for their unique vegan options and stay because you feel cool enough at vegan level 1 or at ultimate no bone marrow charcoal sugar level.

Thank T. T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A phone call guided us in from the highway (plus GPS) and it was a lucky search for us. She had the Benny and loved it, I had huevos rancheros that was awesome and so big that I brought half of it home. We took...More

Thank Veganguy
Reviewed 1 week ago

went out here to eat once and the food is good and was charged the proper amount, second time around the food was good again but was ripped off for $11.96 because i failed to be vigilant about the bill, should've double checked the receipt...More

Thank Jon O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This gem of a restaurant makes some of the best food I've ever had - vegan or otherwise. The potato wedges and aioli are a go-to side for me, and their often asian inspired entrees are absolutely amazing! I always love seeing the local artwork...More

Thank katyzma
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Took some friends out for a goodbye meal and we really enjoyed all aspects of our night out. Service, food and price. Definitely a place to hit when visiting St Catharines.

Thank PanamaYaz
Reviewed July 9, 2018

We went for brunch one weekend morning because my girlfriend has taken up the vegan lifestyle. I was quite satisfied with my huevos rancheros bowl - there was more than enough to satisfy. My girlfriend, however, didn't care for her benedict. She's an eggs benedict...More

Thank Matt S
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Great vibe and friendly service. Huge portions! Just fine for the only meal of the day. :) No room for dessert with the giant grilled cheese sandwich and potato wedges.

Thank Luisa L
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Questions & Answers
April 7, 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Brian G | Property representative |
Hello and thanks for your inquiry. Reservations are not required but are always recommended as we are a small restaurant and often fill up quickly, especially on Friday and Saturday nights at dinner time. Without a... More
Robin W
March 15, 2016|
Response from Brian G | Property representative |
Hello and thanks for your inquiry. You can view our menus on our website. Unfortunately Trip Advisor will not let me post a website link within this answer, however there is a link to our website from our Trip Advisor... More
March 3, 2016|
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Response from Brian G | Property representative |
Hello and thanks for your question! I'm the owner and I didn't know the menu was listed here! I apologize but that was quite an old menu. Our menu changes every 3 months and you can always find the most up to date menu on... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 St. Paul St, St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 3M2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  St. Catharines
  • Phone Number: +1 289-362-2636
  • E-mail
Rise Above is an all vegan restaurant and bakery, located in the heart of downtown St. Catharines, Ontario. We use only plant-based ingredients because we believe that it is possible to eat well and enjoy life without harming other species or our environment. We specialize in comfort foods, healthy choices, and fresh baked desserts.
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