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The Bauer Kitchen

187 King St S Unit 102, Waterloo, Ontario N2J 1R1, Canada
+1 519-772-0790
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (39 reviews)
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American, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
187 King St S Unit 102, Waterloo, Ontario N2J 1R1, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We ate here several times when visiting our daughter studying at UW and every time we had a great meal. Good service with indoor and outdoor seating.

Thank TLangton
Reviewed 6 days ago

We've had lunch and dinner at the Bauer restaurant quite a few times and have never been disappointed. We have an American Cocker Spaniel and have her groomed every four weeks. The doggy beauty parlour is in the same block as the Bauer and if...More

Thank MagOiraightaig
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We welcomed warmly and taken to our table beside a window. Our server, Brittany, came promptly to tell us about the specials, take our drinks order, and answer our questions. She was friendly and efficient throughout our entire dinner. In our experience, it is rare...More

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great spot for a Friday lunch. There is nothing like getting out of the office to have a great meal on a Friday. I've been to this restaurant for lunches, dinners and even just for a pint or two. I've always had...More

Thank Brad. M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A good dining experience. We have tried most items on the menu and been reasonably satisfied. The times we were unhappy with our order, management made it right by replacing or resolving the issue to our satisfaction.

Thank Gerry M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Service was excellent and the food was very good. We had the daily dinner specials. Two available to select from. The caesar salad was served at room temperature but I prefer it cold. Serving size is not generous so beware if you have a huge...More

Thank mark o
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to have a nice meal and great service. I Highly recommend. Definitely top 5 best restaurants in waterloo.

Thank pple22
Reviewed 14 April 2017

My husband and I had dinner recently at Bauer Kitchen because we love their burgers. I wanted to try something different than fries this time and ordered the gem salad as a side. Burgers were very good again, the salad, however, has still left me...More

Thank sinmonstix
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Nice modern decor and high end modern recipes. Pricey but worth it. Reservations recommended High ceilings with piping . Beautiful bar. Excellent service and innovative menus with many products.

Thank Bobmarch22
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I had made a reservation online for a special family dinner. In the reservation it asked for any requests....since we sat back by the washrooms/kitchen last visit, I detailed in the reservation a table by the window (which is a much nicer experience for dining...More

Thank Brenda H
CPwatregion, General Manager at The Bauer Kitchen, responded to this review

Hello Brenda, I would like to apologize again for not being able to deliver your table on time. The party ahead of you was to have been back at the funeral home a half hour prior to your arrival, but were enjoying themselves and decided...More

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Are you open for dinner tomorrow, Jan. 1st? Also, are you open Jan. 2nd for breakfast? Many thanks, & Happy New Year.
31 December 2016|
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Response from Maureen T | Reviewed this property |
On their webpage: Open New Years Day 10am-8pm Jan. 2nd is likely regular hours, but best to call to check.
Is it accessible with a washroom without stairs?
15 July 2016|
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Response from 694Forrest1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, that's not a problem.
is there a catering menu? do you take american express?
7 July 2016|
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Response from 694Forrest1 | Reviewed this property |
Not that I know of.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 187 King St S Unit 102, Waterloo, Ontario N2J 1R1, Canada
    (Allen St.)
  • Public Transportation: On the main 7 line heading to Conestoga Mall.
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Waterloo
  • Phone Number: +1 519-772-0790
  • E-mail