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Symposium Cafe Restaurant & Lounge

$$ - $$$, ,
449 Kent St W, Lindsay, Kawartha Lakes, Ontario K9V 6C3, Canada
+1 705-328-2929
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Bar, Contemporary, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
449 Kent St W, Lindsay, Kawartha Lakes, Ontario K9V 6C3, Canada
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Great Atmosphere
"Looking forward to going back again and again and again"
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2. Broad Menu
"drink selection very well thought out with emphasis on daily specials"
Phil M
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3. Excellent Service
"service was excellent, friendly and welcoming. Will definitely return"
Sheila C
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Excellent service! Atmosphere was excellent. Fast service. Food was excellent. The staff remembers you and your name. Our waiter, Anojen was incredible! I was very impressed by our whole experience and highly recommend you go to this location.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Go726827
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed January 18, 2018 via mobile

Always excellent friendly service. Kate is always helpful giving direction to the customers and Shineeze is very patient and helpful. The selections are endless and updated regularly. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone anytime as the service and food are consistently excellent all the...More

Date of visit: January 2018
3  Thank Gerry5095
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Second year to come here for our department Christmas party and as always they did not disappoint. Everything was good; the food, atmosphere and the service were top notch.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank 851debt
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent service Burger deals are priced like lesser brands Lovely atmosphere Been every day a month now

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Sircooksalot123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband, 3 children under the age of 4, and another family all met for brunch. We were a little uncertain about bringing our small children, but were pleasantly surprised by how attentive and accommodating the staff was. They didn't have any difficulty seating our...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank procter5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I went for brunch and were amazed at the variety of selections. Service was very good with attentive server and food was delicious. It was very busy but we were seated immediately and made to feel welcome. We had two of the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Sheila C
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

Seated quickly, drinks and appetizers came quickly. The seating arrangements are tight, atmosphere is noisy, staff friendly, time from order to table was a little long however the restaurant was packed. Food came warm not cold, and quality was good. The desert selections were excellent...More

Date of visit: April 2018
2  Thank tigger7468
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

Almost $100 for a steak sandwich and a filet plate, two drinks and one dessert. Margarita was not tasty at all and they say it is made from scratch... Not going back.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank felamensdorf1312
Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

I went to the symposium café a restaurant for the first time to try out their breakfast. the staff was friendly and courteous, the food had good taste but the price was a little higher than it should be, $16 for a 3 egg breakfast...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank NortherGuy29
Reviewed October 22, 2018

We’ve been here three times now and still impressed with this place. Great service, good food and the happy hour deals are worth going for. The menu ranges from pub food, seafood, desserts and more. It’s location by the highway is convenient too.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Theresa M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$19
Bar, Contemporary, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
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: 449 Kent St W, Lindsay, Kawartha Lakes, Ontario K9V 6C3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Kawartha Lakes  >  Lindsay
  • Phone Number: +1 705-328-2929
  • E-mail
BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER & LATE NIGHT Book your Holiday Party at Symposium. We have an extensive menu for every taste and for every budget. Office Party, Social Brunch, Large Group Gathering, Family Celebration: Symposium is the best place for casual, upscale dining where you can #taketime & #makemoments Dine at Symposium Cafe Restaurant & Lounge Lindsay, located at the Southeast intersection of Hwy 7 and 35 in the main retail/commercial artery through Lindsay, in the same plaza as the LCBO. Open 7 days a week – early mornings to late nights – offering complete menu dining options including full service breakfast and brunch (served daily until 4pm), mouth-watering desserts, burgers, seafood, steaks, sandwiches, vegetarian fare, fresh fruit specialty beverages, full bar, and rotating daily special features. With 95 indoor seats and 40 seats on our beautiful outdoor patio. Breakfast specials, dinner specials, early bird dinner and breakfast
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