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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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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good24%
  • Average27%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“mussels” (7 reviews)
“cheesecake” (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

We popped in to get something to eat after arriving in town. We were not expecting much. My wife had the fish tacos and I ordered the mussels (special that night). The fish tacos were excellent. The mussels were cooked perfectly and I could not...More

Thank hpk2016
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Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

In general, I like symposium, but some locations can be hot or miss. The Aurora location though is consistently good. Prices are reasonable and there are various daily specials. Food is good quality and portions are reasonable. We will return!

Thank Lisa3333333333333333
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

We had not been there in a while, but we chose mussels Wednesday and they weren’t disappointing! I had a burger and my wife enjoyed her favourite seafood. Service was excellent, food was timely, hot and delicious. We weren’t keen on the onion soup recipe...More

Thank Stuart M
Reviewed August 17, 2018

We arrived for dinner just before 6PM on Thursday (well before 2 large groups arrived). My wife ordered a Mediterranean Salad with grilled chicken. I ordered the Chicken Souvlaki Dinner. The salads that came with both meals were the same and had a good mix...More

Thank canoeboy
Reviewed August 17, 2018

Very dirty restaurant. The floor is covered with scab, the dried pieces of food are never washed. Toilets are also in a terrible state - the chroniclers are not washed. I saw such dirt only in Chinese cheap eateries. I can imagine the kitchen there....More

Thank balta04
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

This was a quick meal with family. Very nice decor and atmosphere and having a mature server was a huge plus! Someone who enjoyed providing excellent service in combination with great food is an absolute winning combination for any meal!

Thank Garth B
Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

Went with a friend for the first time on a Friday evening. There was a little confusion at first over which server was in charge of our table but once that was sorted the rest if the evening went smoothly. We shared an appetiser of...More

Thank BritCrit57
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful lunch with family. Good food and friendly service. Burger special was excellent. Highly recommended!

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed June 28, 2018

I recommend everyone to check Breakfast, Bruch, lunch and dinner with the whole family and enjoy high quality and proper price...

Thank mike h
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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John H
September 28, 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$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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups
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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