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Symposium Cafe Restaurant & Lounge

444 Hollandview Trail | Bayview North Centre, Aurora, Ontario L4G 7Z9, Canada
+1 905-503-8899
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good25%
  • Average32%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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“mussels” (6 reviews)
“father's day” (2 reviews)
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Bar, International, American, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
444 Hollandview Trail | Bayview North Centre, Aurora, Ontario L4G 7Z9, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Needed a bit more than a coffee so stopped in at Symposium.Nice decor with Italuan style muriels. Food was average...Symposium burger with a few fries and a carrot cake that was dry. Coffees were good. Probably a good meeting place in the evening but not...More

Thank guru4travel
Reviewed 26 July 2017

This is by far one of the worst restaurants we have ever been to. The service for a restaurant that wasn't busy is terrible. The food is well below par, for a restaurant that advertises itself as a fine dining establishment. Having found a huge,...More

Thank BeenThere658
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Great prices, great food, loved the early bird menu till 5:30 pm and happy hour till 6 pm. Lovely patio. Being there twice so far in two different locations. Definitely returning.

Thank Jej224
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Been to the Oak Ridge location a few times. They have daily specials; Monday is a burger or grilled chicken sandwich for $5. Both were tasty! Wednesday is Mussles for $11; again it was good! They have a special everyday. The specialty coffees and other...More

Thank KeifferMc
Reviewed 23 June 2017

I can't tell exactly how many times did we go there. A lot! With kids, with friends, birthday! And every time I come, I feel so home, so comfortable. The stuff is amazing and attentive. I'm a vegan and they have few very delicious dishes....More

Thank Oksana P
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Server was on his game at first then disappeared after the initial order. Had to keep waving him down to order. Food was small portioned, nothing to write home about

Thank josephamcnabb
Reviewed 19 May 2017

We went for breakfast the day before Mother's day. The breakfast menu has something for everyone. I had the Brie, mushroom and spinach omelette which was delicious with a side order of home fries and rye toast. The waffles looked really good too! The decor...More

Thank terrylovesthesun
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Good food, came out hot . Reasonable prices Nice atmosphere. Service good but a little on the slow side.

Thank John R
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Wife and I went there for lunch. There was no service - waitress was busy ignoring customers. Mussels were good, hamburger was day old. Eat at home rather than going here.

Thank John R K
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Came here for my fiance's birthday. Our server was very friendly and enthusiastic, we were able to joke around with him. The food was good. We ordered a spinach dip which was good and came with warm naan bread. The other food ordered was a...More

Thank simplylovely5
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John H
28 September 2015|
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Response from YorkRegionPotlicker1 | Reviewed this property |
To start with I am not your "Giancarlo" and I have not been there 5 times and my review is the facts and if you don't like it you must be the owner.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$19
Breakfast, Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, After-hours, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
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: 444 Hollandview Trail | Bayview North Centre, Aurora, Ontario L4G 7Z9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Aurora
  • Phone Number: +1 905-503-8899
  • E-mail
Symposium Aurora is the welcomed new dining destination for the Aurora Community.We are conveniently located at Bayview and Hollandview Trail, just north of Wellington, in the Bayview North Centre (Shoppers Drug Mart Plaza), with plenty of free parking. Open 7 Days a week, this Symposium location is an inviting and relaxing restaurant & lounge with a wide variety of dining options. Whether it's a rousing breakfast after an early morning workout or before tee-off, a quick bite before the movies with the family, working through dinner with our Early Bird specials, or a romantic 3 course dinner any night of the week, Symposium Aurora provides an elegant, yet casual, destination for everyone. For you Late Nite diners, we offer meal options until close, along with, or course, our signature European Coffees and Desserts. The elegant, yet casual, decor is the perfect backdrop for business functions, family celebrations, intimate dinners, or even formal cocktail parties.
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