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Rise Above

120 St. Paul St, St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 3M2, Canada
+1 289-362-2636
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (24 reviews)
“seitan” (41 reviews)
“beet burger” (9 reviews)
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Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
120 St. Paul St, St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 3M2, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Stopped in here on way back from Outlets. My daughter is vegan, I am not! Lunch was delicious, portions were ample.Great funky atmosphere!

Thank clueless99
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a funky place with really interesting vegetarian foods, I loved the soup and fresh salads - well priced too!

Thank Karenicehouse
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visiting from out-of-town and wish we lived closer, we'd absolutely be regulars. Delicious plant based foods, it was so nice to be able to order anything off the menu without having to second guess ingredients! We recommend both the sweet potato black bean burger, and...More

Thank Nicole L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food! Trendy atmosphere. Clean environment. The place was busy so I had to wait for a seat. Loved that they had a waiting area that you could sit down. Staff very friendly, did not wait long for the food. The food is definitely amazing.

Thank yvw1
Reviewed October 12, 2018

I'm a vegetarian and my hubby is an omnivore, however he will suggest Rise Above because he loves their food as much as I do. We come here as often as we can. The food is great, the atmosphere is relaxed, and the service is...More

Thank Suzanne G
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Delicious food! Great atmosphere and some of the best service I have had in a long time. Husband and I both loved our meals and highly recommend this place for a lunch date

Thank Shannon B
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Was lucky to be able to join a friend for lunch at Rise Above in St. Catharines and the food was amazing. We had the soup special, a caprese salad and the grilled cheese sandwich. The restaurant make sure their own gluten free bread and...More

Thank asoave1946
Reviewed September 26, 2018

I started coming here four years ago after moving to Niagara and every time someone comes to visit they ask me to take them here for the beet burgers. They are simply the most delicious burgers I have ever wrapped my lips around BUT they...More

Thank Love2Trav_13
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Amazing food, we loved the grilled cheese, crunch wrap, mac n cheese, wedges and milkshake. Even my meat eating family member loved her meal! The only negative thing was the staff were pretty grumpy and there were no tables so make sure to book a...More

Thank Emily F
Reviewed August 30, 2018

The food was amazing! A little on the pricey side for vegan food but it was super good. I would recommend it to vegans and non - vegans

Thank LisaSmith123456
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Questions & Answers
April 7, 2017|
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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, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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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