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Williams Fresh Cafe

170 University Ave W, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3E9, Canada
+1 519-888-7254
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  • Excellent10%
  • Very good54%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible17%
9 Nov 2016
“Universty Crowd Location”
8 Nov 2016
“Very noisy and busy”
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$$ - $$$
170 University Ave W, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3E9, Canada
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

- Visited this place last night - The staff members were very unfriendly - The place is noisy, and I could not hear myself there

Thank Arnie101
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Great muffins Great fresh Flat White Staff had trouble getting a till receipt on the drive thru window. Williams a unique positive experience Always positive

Thank steve r
Reviewed 9 November 2016

With two university campuses near by it is no wonder it is constantly busy with students. No matter the time of day you get here good luck in getting a table. Food is good but customer service can be hit or miss thing depending on...More

Thank b0b55russell
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Being next to the University of Waterloo, one would expect it to be busy. However, the hard surfaces (walls, floors, ceiling, furniture) magnify the ambient noise to the point where conversations are difficult. The food is adequate - basically cafe fare - quiches, salads, sandwiches....More

Thank ToruismDoc
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Good place to meet friends. decent service, food and drinks, young crowd, can be busy depending on the time of the day.

Thank Doruk B
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

During the last few visits I've made to various Williams I've been frustrated by the few menu selections I enjoyed being removed from the menu. This last visit I tried their gourmet mac and cheese. It was one of the best I have ever tasted....More

Thank CdnGoldy
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Went here to do some work before a coffee meeting; the service was good and so was the wifi; but it was ridiculously loud. The music was so loud that people had to talk so loudly to each other to be heard over the music....More

Thank 69cynthiab
Reviewed 13 March 2016

Just a great place to take someone for coffee, lunch, dessert etc. Cannot beat the coffee! You can also get a salad or muffin etc...

Thank JFun2014
Reviewed 25 March 2015

Great place for a late afternoon dinner. Great selection of food and drinks, and doesn't break the bank. Quality food in a fast-food set-up (order at the till and then sit down in nice booths).

Thank Alex T
Reviewed 13 November 2014

Lord help you if you want to go to a Williams in this city and hold a conversation. It will not happen. All locations are absolutely flooded with university kids. Why anyone outside of the 25 year old range would still go to these restaurants...More

Thank Annie M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
After-hours, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout
Open Hours
07:30 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 170 University Ave W, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3E9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Waterloo
  • Phone Number: +1 519-888-7254
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