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Symposium Cafe Restaurant & Lounge

$$ - $$$, ,
64 Hamilton St N, Waterdown, Hamilton, Ontario L8B 0E6, Canada
+1 905-645-0107
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Overview
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good34%
  • Average19%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“rice bowl” (4 reviews)
“hamburger” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Contemporary, Canadian, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
64 Hamilton St N, Waterdown, Hamilton, Ontario L8B 0E6, Canada
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1 - 10 of 67 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I rated this restaurant very high a year ago. It was partly because of excellent service by Cherie We came today and were told that at 5:35 we were too late for early bird special. I ordered a flat bread which was served cold. I...More

Thank Doug200
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Reviewed September 26, 2017 via mobile

We have been for breakfast and dinner and have never left disappointed. The food is supurb. The outdoor patio furniture is very comfortable and inviting. Would not hesitate to recommend.

3  Thank Kevin h
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there with my family last night. The food was just ok or should i say below average for the price. The service was terrible the server seemed either over worked or very unfriendly. Made us wait long for food and the just a scoop...More

Thank Fahad S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great atmosphere and service. Have been twice with friends and one of our favorite dishes is the Fish and Chips. Only problem is leaving space for the wonderful dessert selection. Just wish we could try them all! No worry. They will arrange for take out...More

Thank Linda W
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Decent food, ambiance and atmosphere. The speed of service is disappointing. The food takes a while to get to ypu

Thank Jeremy T
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Had lunch with 2 friends. Our waiter, Kyle, was the only nice experience here. Two of us ordered hot tea; my cup had lipstick on it and both pots of water were lukewarm. The server who took away the cup and pots of water just...More

Thank Marion P
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

My friend was getting his car serviced in Waterdown and I suggested we get a hamburger and root beer at that place we all know of. He had a much better idea, because he knew about the Monday special at Symposium....$5 beer & $4 8oz....More

Thank dgray002
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

Food is okay but nothing to write home about. Stay away from the fish tacos. They should update to more enviromentally friendly take away containers...and you know, the straws.

Thank Allison T
Reviewed July 29, 2018

I've eaten at this restaurant three times with different groups of family and/or friends and have always enjoyed the food, the atmosphere and the total experience. The staff have been friendly and accommodating. The food has been great, whether the abundant Cobb Salad or the...More

Thank ruthnicholsonue
Reviewed July 25, 2018

The food was good and came out quickly. The service wasn't the best but I think we caught them on an off day because we only hear great things about this franchise! We will be back very soon.

Thank johnmacdonald132
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$24
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Monday
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Tuesday
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Wednesday
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Friday
8:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Saturday
8:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 64 Hamilton St N, Waterdown, Hamilton, Ontario L8B 0E6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton  >  Waterdown
  • Phone Number: +1 905-645-0107
  • E-mail
Description
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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