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Symposium Cafe Restaurant & Lounge

$$ - $$$, ,
117 Yonge Street, Alliston, New Tecumseth, Ontario L9R 0E9, Canada
+1 705-435-2488
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good23%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Bar, Pub, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
117 Yonge Street, Alliston, New Tecumseth, Ontario L9R 0E9, Canada
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Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to meet up for a meal and drinks! Clean and friendly, love the decor. Would recommend for a gathering.

Thank ourhappilyeverafter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The wait for the drinks were a bit long,but food came out quick and hot! Now there was only two of us but it was amazing taste. I would recommend to try this place I know I will be back to try it again.

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to stop by here for supper after Mud Hero. Great atmosphere, and amazing food. The manager, Sharif was very attentive and quickly fixed a little mishap with our appetizer. The four of us all ordered something different with appetizers, no complaints , everything...More

Thank Jennifer T
Reviewed August 3, 2018

This was our first visit to the symposium cafe, we chose to celebrate our wedding anniversary there and were pleasantly surprised. Excellent service by our server Anna, very impressed by the quality of the food, and great value for our steak dinner. Friendly staff, and...More

Thank Donna A
Reviewed July 22, 2018

I have a major complaint about the manager at the Alliston, On location. We waited over a half hour for our breakfast and then part of our order came out. We still waited another 10 min. before getting up to inquire. he came over and...More

1  Thank TerriT297
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

I have had breakfast here before and was pleased. This visit not so much. I ordered the eggs benedict which came with three eggs on pemail bacon and english muffin. It also had a helping of nicely seasoned home fries and a very small sliver...More

Thank Henry T
Reviewed June 27, 2018

Large restaurant with a very extensive menu. Special on drinks. Food was quite good. Nice place to visit and catch up with friends.

Thank Sheila E
Reviewed June 4, 2018

Family and friends gathered for a really good meal. The staff were welcoming and fun, promptly serving our every needs. The food was creative, truly filling . Was a enjoyable night out for one and all.

Thank skaszab2016
Reviewed March 16, 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.

1  Thank MarilynBB
Reviewed March 4, 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

1  Thank Bob d
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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
Child-friendly, Groups
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
  • E-mail
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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