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Rumbletum Cafe & Gifts

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$$ - $$$Cafe, , Soups
1895 Sawmill Rd, Waterloo, Ontario N0B 1N0, Canada
+1 519-664-1820
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (8 reviews)
“scones” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Canadian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1895 Sawmill Rd, Waterloo, Ontario N0B 1N0, Canada
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Reviewed April 11, 2018

This café has a cozy atmosphere with interesting décor. We greatly enjoyed the food we ordered: breakfast bagel, scone. They also had a good selection of coffees and teas. Service was friendly and quick.

Thank MargueriteVH
Reviewed January 25, 2018

Very Charming old home made in to a unique restaurant and gift store. The staff are very friendly, the food was amazing and the price was reasonable.

Thank KathleenFowler
Reviewed December 30, 2017

Met my daughter to enjoy a quick lunch over Christmas holidays. We arrived about 35 minutes before closing.The chef informed us there wasn’t a lot of choices since they were closing for 3 weeks but was happy to accommodate us. As soon as our food...More

3  Thank connie421
Reviewed December 6, 2017 via mobile

Warm and cozy atmosphere is complimented with real nice coffee and pastries. The service is friendly , professional and very prompt . Highly tecpmmended

Thank Perry M
Reviewed October 25, 2017

A bit pricey but quality ingredients. A bit claustrophobic with the merchandise. Overall pleasant and tasty food

Thank CrawdadJCW
Reviewed October 23, 2017

I first visited Rumbletum for lunch with some friends. I'm from Kitchener, and work UpTown Waterloo and although I love all of the local restaurants and cafés directly in the KW region, it was a nice change to visit somewhere a little out of the...More

Thank Maressa D
Reviewed March 22, 2017 via mobile

We went here with another couple who live in the area. Arriving before noon we got the last available table, this place is busy, even midweek in March. This appears to be a family run business, and the couple who were working were friendly even...More

Thank David B
Reviewed December 14, 2016 via mobile

We come here often and always enjoy it. In the winter there is delicious homemade soups added to the regular menu. Panini sandwiches are fresh and hot. Have purchased many items from the gift shop. A nice quaint and unique spot to enjoy a lunch.

Thank karen_from_ontario
Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

The owner has a fabulous sense of style and her store is a total work of art. The gifts are unique. Without a doubt, you'll find something suitable for a special birthday or Christmas gift. The scones are to die for, but I wouldn't say...More

Thank Bri D
Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Just had lunch with my daughters and my one daughters soon to be mother in law. Fantastic fresh quality food. Cozy atmosphere. Just loved it. Will definitely go there again!

Thank Lynn W
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October 23, 2016|
Response from BHorst | Reviewed this property |
I'm pretty sure they don't take reservations but they may let you order ahead since they do take out as well. This is a small sandwich/soup shop where you order at the counter and find a table inside or outside.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1895 Sawmill Rd, Waterloo, Ontario N0B 1N0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Waterloo
  • Phone Number: +1 519-664-1820
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