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Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Bar, Canadian, American
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed February 29, 2020

The Coldwater Hotel is a great place. The food there was the best I have tasted in a long time. Great value for money and prices were cheaper than other places. The portions were huge! The atmosphere was wonderful and the waitress was really friendly.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 2, 2020

We weren't sure what to expect as the rundown building in the old downtown didn't look promising. However the food was all fresh and tasty and served pleasantly. There were lots of other diners which is a good sign.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed October 14, 2019 via mobile

The Coldwater Hotel is a relaxing place for lunch while traveling on a long weekend. The food is always good with huge portions. It is in need of renovations desperately. Our friendly server told us it had been sold with the new owners start November...1st. She said they will be renovating. We will be back in a few months to check it out.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed September 19, 2019 via mobile

Thankyou Coldwater!! Huge Thankyou to lovely waitress who was so warm and friendly (didn’t get her name but wearing a rockin’ T-shirt quote “Wife Mom Boss”)❤️❤️🌺🌺 Huge filling meal - our first experience of Poutine!!! Such a unique building hope to see it restored one...day!More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed August 30, 2019

This historic hotel has charm and we decided to give the restaurant a try. The waitress was really friendly (though she got our order wrong) and the food was fine. However the whole place needs a good clean and some renovation. The toilets were horrific,...the ketchup bottle brought to our table was dirty. A real shame as this place could be a gem with some tlc.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 22, 2019

We were travelling around with our niece and stopped for a bite to eat, had to have the menu explained to me (I am from England) when I asked what a "Beef Dip" was, it sounded good so we ordered 1 each. What we got...was so big but absolutely delicious, the jus and gravy was lovely but the sandwich was so big we had to remove some of the beef to get it in the dip, this was a fantastic find and it was like walking back in time.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed August 18, 2019

My husband and I always stop at the Coldwater Hotel's restaurant while driving through or staying in Merritt. The hotel was built in 1908, and the restaurant reflects the age of the building in its quaint, funky appearance. The service is always small-town friendly, the...quality of the food is always surprisingly superb, and portions are very generous. Two thumbs up for this establishment. We will keep returning!More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 5, 2019

Had lunch there on our way out from Rockin River. Sat down at 12:30 server took our order had explained kitchen was backed up. I am in the food industry and understand if a place is busy but it didn’t seem all that busy when...we arrived. All good so we waited and waited and waited. The table next to us which ordered right before us finished their meal, paid and left we still did not receive our food. It took 1 and a half hours to get a burger with salad and a Philly cheesesteak with salad. Then not a single discount was offered to us for the length of time we waited just a thanks for being so patient but we didn’t have a choice. Do not think we will ever go backMore

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed June 23, 2019 via mobile

An early bird special .... bacon,, 2 eggs and a mountain of hash browns for 4.99 and it was very good. This is in a historic hotel building that could use a little exterior TLC but it is still a wonderful building.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed May 31, 2019 via mobile

Food was excellent. I had quinoa shrimp salad and it was delicious. Greens crisp, lemon citrus dressing good. My son enjoyed his fish and chips and my husband his Monte Christi. Service very quick and friendly staff.

Date of visit: May 2019
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