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US$6 - US$18
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Canadian, Contemporary, Healthy, Dining bars
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed November 15, 2021

Had not been here since Covid 19 hit. Took a friend for her birthday lunch. The choice today was a Western Omelette with a fruit salad and Chicken Parmesan. Ayda was our server. It was a quiet day and the service was excellent. Prices have...gone up and I understand but I think $3.25 is a little high for a coffee. Next time it's water for me.More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed October 17, 2021

We ordered the foods but couldn’t eat it because there’s at least 10 bees that surrounded our food and landed our food within 3 min when the foods arrived. We had no choice but to leave leaving the food behind ,

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed August 24, 2021 via mobile

Okay, so this is a chain where inconsistency reins supreme . If you are lucky , you might get everything you ordered without being told that they are short on one of the items . As for food quality, we have always found it to...be average . Today, the one exception was the “Power Vegetarian “ omelette. It was “exceptionally good.” Prices are average in today’s market .More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed February 17, 2020

i had the eggs benedict with home fries. Very good and home fries were nice and crispy. I would come again. \the cakes look awesome but was too full to try. My one friend had a chicken thai wrap she liked it but said it...had too much sauce in it.The other had a burger which they enjoyed.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed October 27, 2019 via mobile

Went here for dinner and again it was very good at a very reasonable price. The atmosphere was even (slightly 🙂) nicer than in Lindsay and again the staff very friendly and accomodating. Would go back there!!

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed July 23, 2019

Today I added this restaurant, the Aurora location, to my “Do not visit again” list. I am so disappointed lately with some restaurants when they try to make money and serve a low quality food. I asked before I ordered, is your orange juice freshly...squeezed, the waitress answered yes. It says on the menu “freshly squeezed”, then my husband and I were served a store bought orange juice. We know the difference so don’t lie and try to fool us. The waitress was kind and this was not her fault. The manager was not very nice, he came by our table saying that he will remove the price of one juice from the bill, not even offering another one that is “ freshly squeezed” what a joke! Sir, you did not do me any favor by removing the price of one orange juice that I did not drink because it was store bought. The food was not great also, Mediterranean omelette had no black olives, French toast was smothered with what it looked like fried eggs. I should not see the batter on my French toast. Such a pity, because of your action, you lost us as regular customers. Your loss not mine.More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed July 16, 2019

I see July 9 they were charged with not enough chemical solution used for proper cleaning. Was there recently & had to wait quite a few minutes to be seated. Weren't overly busy but not paying attention. We noticed another couple after eating leaving very...upset. Both our orders were very greasy & food lousy. Normal manager wasn't there at lunch. We paid & left wondering if they had a new chef.Too bad as was a favorite restaurant for us. Will not return. D & EMore

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed July 16, 2019

The Good: wall decorations and the furniture The Bad: go straight to The Ugly The Ugly: It took 45 minutes!! for our food to arrive; wrong order brought to our table; had to ask twice for cutlery and napkins; after all these the food was...terrible. We have been there before and it was a good experience, I don't know what has happened, saw patrons leave without eating it took too long to get their food. We will not be going back and I wonder how many more patrons feel the same way.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 2, 2019 via mobile

I went here with my family. There were only a few people in the whole restaurant on a Saturday, yet the amount of time it took to bring us our food, you’d think it was packed. They brought out plates one at a time. Then...waiting for the kids dessert was forever and they just had ice cream. I enjoyed my pasta, but some of my family wasn’t impressed with their meals, not worth the price. I had high hopes for this place, but I don’t think will be back.More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed June 19, 2019 via mobile

We went for lunch on a Saturday and sat on the patio. I really enjoyed sitting outside the it was our first warm weekend. I ordered to Sapporo which was on tap. It did not taste anything like in Sapporo. Then about half an hour...to 45 minutes after ordering the waitress came in and said they had lost our order. While the food and service was good it just took way too long for lunch. Great patio though.More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

Have been there many times. Excellent service. Great atmosphere. Food ok. Would return definitely. Good for couples, friends, business gathering.

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed March 15, 2019

Wonderful place for Sunday morning breakfast. The selections are very good and their is a large variety of breakfast foods. The sandwiches are also very good. Sitting in the front window kept you nice and warm with the sun beaming in!

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed February 6, 2019

Its nice getting to go out with the girls & Wednesday Nights are Martinis & Mussels Nights- what a fun night at Symposium in Aurora - great service and a nice place to just hang out with the girls - food is always good -...and amazing atmosphere - so much funMore

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed January 13, 2019

All the stars aligned today for a wonderful Sunday brunch with the family. Service was excellent and Frank was professional and attentive. Good came out piping hot and they now serve TEAL maple syrup after requesting it on several previous occasions. Eggs Benny were done...perfectly and everyone was pleased with their meals! Not busy at all and the restaurant was warm and cozy on a very frigid morning!More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed December 21, 2018 via mobile

Was there once and that was enough for me! Ordered muscles immediately noticed a bad smell tasted one and it was rancid! If I could smell it why couldn't kitchen staff or waitress?

Date of visit: December 2018
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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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SYMPOSIUM CAFE RESTAURANT & LOUNGE, Aurora - 444 Hollandview Trl - Menu, Prices & Restaurant Reviews - Food Delivery & Takeaway - Tripadvisor

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Symposium Cafe Restaurant & Lounge is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 3.5
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 3.5