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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 good24%
  • Average32%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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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 February 27, 2018

Good place for weekend brunch. The food is fresh and masterfully prepared, but service is slow is the place is busy....don't come here if you're in a hurry.

Thank hummerboy97
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Reviewed June 23, 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 February 12, 2018

This is our second visit to the Aurora location of this chain, coincidentally for another birthday party. I admit I have been less than impressed by some other Symposium locations, but this one was excellent for our purpose: an elderly mother-in-law's birthday. They were able...More

Thank MomCanDream
Reviewed January 29, 2018 via mobile

I went with my wife for breakfast and had an omelette with some sausage. The omelettes were thin and dense and the sausage appeared deep-fried and burnt, I barely cut it with a knife. We were not impressed.

Thank Karatemikew
Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

I had always wanted to try out a symposium location as 8 had heard good things but wasn’t sure what to expect. I was pleasantly surprised and impressed Wow. It was a very comfortable and clean and inviting environment. The service was exceptional and they...More

Thank Cheryl P
Reviewed December 6, 2017

Went for Brunch with my wife and 2 dear friends, food was spectacular. Service was excellent and the atmosphere was great. Tons of choices on the menu and endless ingredients on the Westerns is great. Desserts to die for and Champagne and fresh squeezed orange...More

Thank Gary L
Reviewed November 30, 2017

Had lunch here today with a group of friends. I ordered a ‘flat iron’ steak salad and got a huge pile of lettuce, a quarter of a tomato, a small slice of onion and cucumber and a few pieces of steak. The steak was so...More

Thank hammi
Reviewed November 15, 2017

I like the décor in this chain restaurant and like the huge selection on the menu. The food is consistently good (not as great compared to other places, and a little overpriced for what you get). Service is consistently good as well, which is one...More

Thank MorningGlory81
Reviewed November 14, 2017 via mobile

I was trained as a chef years back , and I know how the industry works, it's not easy. This is the second time here first was just ok. But this time very disappointed. First off the we had a very nice server very attentive,...More

Thank Todd F
Reviewed August 23, 2017 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
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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$18
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
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: 444 Hollandview Trail | Bayview North Centre, Aurora, Ontario L4G 7Z9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Aurora
  • Phone Number: +1 905-503-8899
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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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