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Symposium Cafe Restaurant & Lounge

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117 Yonge Street, Alliston, New Tecumseth, Ontario L9R 0E9, Canada
+1 705-435-2488
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good30%
  • Average23%
  • Poor0%
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Bar, Pub, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
117 Yonge Street, Alliston, New Tecumseth, Ontario L9R 0E9, Canada
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

Four adults and five children enjoyed a late lunch at Symposium. While the wait was a little longer than normal and we were given a reason and an apology, our meals were tasty, correct and enjoyed. A good choice while in Alliston.

Thank MarilynBB
Reviewed 4 March 2018

2 families went to the Symposium in Alliston last night. We had made a reservation and were glad we did as the restaurant was very busy. We even had to wait for our reservation! We ordered drinks and appetizers and they came quickly. Everything was...More

Thank Bob d
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Drinks & appetizers as well as service was great, steak entree was over cooked & enormous cake selection. Dessert was great!

Thank Matthew Stephen W
Reviewed 7 January 2018

We have been here several times now. The staff is always very friendly and professional. We especially enjoy the welcome atmosphere, and warm decor. The menus are extensive - and the food has been excellent every time. There are great values to be had from...More

Thank Jason B
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Classic symposium experience. Always has good quality food. The service was good too and was reasonably priced.

2  Thank Birnbaum L
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Went for a quick bite before a hockey game. Service was great, and very fast! Quality of food has been very consistent after being to several different locations. Good quality and a lots of variety.

Thank Mike6543
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Went for first time. Really enjoyed it. Food and service was good. Next time I go there and on a Friday night, I’m going to try their Friday night fish&chips special. I saw the people’s next to us order. Two big pieces of haddock and...More

Thank Al L
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I were out for the day shopping. We stopped at The Symposium Cafe for lunch. Wow!!! Our taste buds were thrilled with our decision! I had the Chicken Pesto Sandwich with Swwt Potato Fries. My daughter had the California Chicken Sandwich with...More

1  Thank BonnieDela
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Today we decided to try the symposium cafe for breakfast. The staff seated us quickly and brought drinks right away. The server took our order promptly and was very pleasant. This is where the meal went off the rails. I had ordered the steak (medium)...More

2  Thank Henry T
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Well, we first went here in the 2nd week after opening. The service was terrible! The food was cold! :( We were extremely disappointed. We knew one of the waitresses and she said give us another chance.......try again once they were open for a bit....More

1  Thank Satisfied_Relaxed
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Response from Al L | Reviewed this property |
Did you bring your concern to the attention of manager?? I always give a place a second chance?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 Yonge Street, Alliston, New Tecumseth, Ontario L9R 0E9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  New Tecumseth  >  Alliston
  • Phone Number: +1 705-435-2488
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BREAKFAST, BRUNCH, BURGERS, DESSERTS & MORE Dine at the newly opened Symposium Cafe Restaurant & Lounge Alliston (north) location and see why Alliston residents are so excited about this special restaurant. Open 7 days a week – early mornings to late nights – and offering complete menu dining options including full service breakfast and brunch (served daily until 4pm), mouth-watering desserts, burgers, seafood, steaks, sandwiches, vegetarian fare, fresh fruit specialty beverages, full bar, and rotating daily special features. With 90 indoor seats, a cozy bar lounge, and 60 seats additional seats on the best patio in Alliston, Symposium Cafe Alliston is a destination place for great food, great times, and great memories.
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