We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Symposium Cafe Restaurant & Lounge

2247 Rymal Rd E, Stoney Creek, Hamilton, Ontario L8J 2V8, Canada
+1 905-578-9900
All photos (144)
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good21%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“carrot cake” (3 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (5 reviews)
Closed Now
Bar, Canadian, International
$$ - $$$
2247 Rymal Rd E, Stoney Creek, Hamilton, Ontario L8J 2V8, Canada
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (123)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 123 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have had many menu items and all have been good or great! My favourite though has to be the cakes...oh, the cakes!!! SO good and huge servings (enough to share or take home as a second round later! Lol). The staff have always been friend...More

Thank bfreelizzy
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

Yes...the fish tacos were just as good, if not better than the ones I order in Florida. My wife had the chicken club...also excellent. They have fabulous daily specials, (I particularly think the Monday special is outstanding value), and lots of choice for dessert in...More

Thank dgray002
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

Love this place for breakfast They have it all the great good great service great ambiance At a good fee structure What else can you want

Thank Doug C
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

Food is good and great reasonable. Sometimes it can be busy. Make reservation if you can. Service is a bit slower but food makes up for it.

Thank sunset34439
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

Went to this restaurant for dinner for first time,sevice was lacking right from the start, maybe one other table of people and waitress took 15min to bring water wife and I both had the steak mine medium well and hers well done.The steaks came out...More

1  Thank Barry H
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

90 minutes to get lunch. Arrived 1pm Sunday, ate at 2:30. Super busy, under staffed. Great food but...our table of 12 adults and 7 kids were served separately over 30 minutes ( including 7 orders of grilled cheese!) Would not return.

1  Thank Joe B
Reviewed April 30, 2018

Staff is great, service is excellent, food is quick and hot. Great breakfast specials and menu. Full service location with day of the week specials. Although we have not had an opportunity to eat dinner at this restaurant, we will return in the near future...More

Thank Douglas H
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Ive been here with a large group from work a few times (once lunch, once dinner) and most recently on a Sunday late afternoon date. The food is consistently good: the steak bite appetizers are tender juicy deliciousness! The sandwiches are great. The fries are...More

1  Thank bfreelizzy
Reviewed February 7, 2018

The second last time was a very good experience - the last time was not so good but the food draws draws you back . . . that is for sure . . .

1  Thank Doug C
Reviewed January 27, 2018

After hearing positive comments about the Symposium in Guelph, we decided to try the one in Stoney Creek. Our wait person was not friendly and the room was cold. We asked if the heat could be turned up. After ordering our meal, the appetizer came...More

Thank m w
Nearby HotelsSee all hotels
Best Western Premier C Hotel By Carmen's
903 reviews
4.14 km away
Comfort Inn Hamilton
142 reviews
6.86 km away
Sandman Hotel Hamilton
30 reviews
7.71 km away
Four Points by Sheraton Hamilton - Stoney Creek
199 reviews
7.95 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Turtle Jack's Muskoka Grill
61 reviews
1.04 km away
Macdonald's Restaurant
7 reviews
.27 km away
Layalina restaurant
13 reviews
1.46 km away
Nearby Attractions
Battlefield House Museum & Park
83 reviews
4.93 km away
Binbrook Conservation Area
31 reviews
6.29 km away
Devil's Punchbowl Conservation Area
216 reviews
4.52 km away
Eramosa Karst
68 reviews
3.42 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
April 25, 2015|
Response from silverspring47 | Reviewed this property |
No there isn't
April 25, 2015|
Response from Ell M |
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$15
Bar, Canadian, International
Brunch, After-hours, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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. - 12:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2247 Rymal Rd E, Stoney Creek, Hamilton, Ontario L8J 2V8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton  >  Stoney Creek
  • Phone Number: +1 905-578-9900
  • E-mail
Dine at this Symposium Cafe Stoney Creek restaurant located at 2247 Rymal Road East. This Symposium Cafe Restaurant location is conveniently located on Rymal Road adjacent to the main shopping power centres and is open 7 days a week, early mornings and late nights for your dining restaurant pleasure. The newly opened Cineplex Odeon theatre and adjacent Power Centre is located only minutes away, and we are only 10 minutes from the town of Binbrook. This Stoney Creek Symposium Cafe Restaurant seats 90 indoors and over 40 seats in a scenic patio and has a private 30 seat bar lounge. We specialize in large group settings and can accommodate last minute dining functions. Hope to see you soon at this Hamilton Symposium Cafe Restaurant location! Beautiful Restaurant DecorScenic PatioFully Licensed Bar LoungePrivate Dining RoomLocated minutes from #407 and QEWOpen Early MorningsOpen Late Nights - Dining Available to Closing
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing