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Symposium Cafe Restaurant & Lounge

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$$ - $$$, , American
64 Hamilton Street North, Waterdown, Hamilton, Ontario L0R 2H0, Canada
+1 905-645-0107
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good30%
  • Average28%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible15%
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Contemporary, Canadian, American, Bar, Cafe, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
64 Hamilton Street North, Waterdown, Hamilton, Ontario L0R 2H0, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

we were here shortly after it opened. I found it pricy, the service was a bit lacking, and the cake we ordered for desert was not fresh, a little dry.

Thank marypJ2740BZ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wife and I came in on Thursday and chose "date night" options..two starters, two entrees, a piece of cake to share, two hot drinks..all for $48! Everything from the Caesar salad to the latte was great, but what made the experience was Jesse! We were...More

1  Thank jayvee231
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second visit.Server was unattentive, unknowledgeable and arguementive! She was also the bartender who spent more time conversing with off duty employees who were getting drunk on martinis and getting louder and more abnoxious by the minute! The profanity was ridiculous and not...More

2  Thank happybarmaid
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food. Real food! Healthy options. Great friendly service. Love love the chicken pesto sandwich!

Thank Jackie H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well I am. It really sure why I read reviews and people on here are saying such negative things ...ME and my wife and friends have been here at least 20 times between happy hour ,breakfast and or dinner and having been in the restaurant...More

Thank Army R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went with a group (12) and the food was great, everyone commented that it was nice and enjoyed the food they ordered and definitely would come there again. They did a nice job with the decorating.My fish sandwich minus the bread and Caesar salad was...More

Thank sandra P
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and I have been to this new restaurant in Waterdown twice in the past month. In the case of this restaurant two strikes and you are out. The restaurant looks nice inside, but I find the wait staff do not seem to care...More

1  Thank Brian M
Reviewed 19 August 2017

This was my - reluctant - third visit to this place. First one was a fish and chips lunch with a friend. Mediocre food but good service and a reasonable price. Second one I had the Vegetable flat bread. I was so sick afterwards -...More

Thank PatsyCanuck
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Went for breakfast shortly after they opened, a wuiet Monday morning, had eggie florentine(frozen spinach) and my husband had paoched eggs and salmon, Oj, and coffee, expensive as far as breakfast goes, shirtly after our return home, neither of us felt well, contacted the restaurant...More

Thank traveltheworld61
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

I'm Scottish so I know my fish and chips and this truly one of the best I've had on this continent. On a Friday it was a super deal for 2 pieces of haddock, chops and cole slaw was under $11. Newly opened, the staff...More

Thank ojsmum
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$24
Contemporary, Canadian, American, Bar, Cafe, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
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Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 64 Hamilton Street North, Waterdown, Hamilton, Ontario L0R 2H0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton  >  Waterdown
  • Phone Number: +1 905-645-0107
  • E-mail
BREAKFAST, BRUNCH, BURGERS, DESSERTS & MORE Dine at Symposium Cafe Restaurant & Lounge Waterdown and experience Symposium, an exciting restaurant destination for the Waterdown, Ontario community. We are open 7 days a week - early mornings to late nights - offering complete menu dining options including full service breakfast and brunch, mouth-watering desserts, burgers, seafood, steaks, sandwiches
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