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Symposium Cafe Restaurant & Lounge

5887 Main Street, Whitchurch-Stouffville, Ontario L4A 1N2, Canada
+1 905-642-2555
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good22%
  • Average15%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible9%
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“mussels” (5 reviews)
“cake” (2 reviews)
“large menu” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, International, Healthy, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
5887 Main Street, Whitchurch-Stouffville, Ontario L4A 1N2, Canada
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1 - 10 of 112 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Prices are high,quality mid range.Wait staff and seating excellent. If you are looking for a space for a breakfast meeting or don't want to risk local restaurant this the place.

Thank billy7742018
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

It was our first visit. Food was excellent (especially the potatoes). And Shirin was the best server we have ever had (and we are picky). Highly recommend

1  Thank brenth992018
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

We had a great breakfast in symposium Stouffville Western omelette was awesome ! We were enjoying the food and atmosphere . Our server Shirin was amazing She always makes sure everything is perfect For sure We will be back !

Thank sharon1441
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

I have no words to express how good Symposium Stouffville is. I have been to other branches but this one keeps me coming back all the time. Me and my friends and family are always pampered by "Shirin" she is extremely patient and friendly and...More

1  Thank sallyDarwish
Reviewed August 21, 2018

DISAPPOINTED - Owner please take note! So disappointed that I felt compled to write this review...there is a first for everything I suppose. Let me start by saying that the food was absolutely horrible! Portions small, although menu states "generous portions" and ingredients not fresh...More

1  Thank Mommy103
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

I've been to a few Symposiums and the food has always been very good but the quality at this location is very poor. I've tried it a few times and it just seems to get progressively worse. The staff are fantastic but the quality of...More

1  Thank BetseyBabe
Reviewed July 31, 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our breakfast experience at Symposium Cafe restaurant. It was our first time there and we were quite impressed with everything! A wonderful place to dine for everyone, made to feel welcome, very classy, great taste in decor, love the atmosphere/ambience, great food/value...More

Thank KnightFamily2018
Reviewed June 19, 2018

Amazing time we were greeted very friendly by a manager and brought to a table by the bar where they changed the channel to watch the World Cup soccer and the server was more than attentive with plenty of coffee refills and a very filling...More

1  Thank cmertsis11
Reviewed June 14, 2018

Had dinner there recently, overall was ok, but the little things like having a menu taken from your hands while reading was kind of surprising as was the tipping options with the machine. If the service is good I will tip between 18-20%. If the...More

1  Thank Rob M
Reviewed June 13, 2018

We always come to the restaurant with our special needs students. The staff allow us to have the space we need to accommodate the various needs of the students. The owner always comes by to greet staff and students. The wait staff are mindful of...More

Thank cristinaalbanese
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, 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, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Monday
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Tuesday
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Wednesday
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Friday
8:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Saturday
8:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5887 Main Street, Whitchurch-Stouffville, Ontario L4A 1N2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Whitchurch-Stouffville
  • Phone Number: +1 905-642-2555
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Description
BREAKFAST, BRUNCH, BURGERS, DESSERTS & MORE Dine at Symposium Cafe Restaurant & Lounge Stouffville and see why we’re a favourite dining destination for the Whitchurch-Stouffville community. 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 85 indoor seats and 40 seats on our beautiful outdoor patio, come see why Symposium Cafe Stouffville is the favourite go-to destination for this energetic and growing Whitchurch-Stouffville community. Try everyone’s favourite meal deal with our 7-Day promotions – the most innovative and popular in the Ontario restaurant market! And when combined with the Symposium’s customer service and quality, it’s no surprise that Symposium Cafe Restaurant & Lounge continues to be honoured with Readers’ Choice awards including Best Breakfast, Best Brunch, Best Family Restaurant, Best Business lunch, Best Desserts, Best Atmosphere and Best Bistro. >Full service Breakfast/Brunch menu: Omelettes, Waffles, French Toast, Freshly squeezed juices >Lunch menu: burgers, salads, soup, appetizers, sandwiches, and full breakfast menu til 4 pm >Dinner menu: steaks, seafood, pastas, rice bowls and unique appetizers >Fully licensed lounge: specialty cocktails, over 30 martini options, 12 beer on tap, 34 varieties of wine, specialty coffee beverages. >Restaurant open early mornings and late nights >Late Night Kitchen & Dining: full restaurant menu available until closing including burgers, steaks, seafood >Business meetings and staff functions party menus >Award winning restaurant concept >Large scenic outdoor restaurant patio >Good selection of vegetarian menu options >Extensive menu selection of desserts: cakes, freshly made waffles, ice-cream, crepes >Early Bird Breakfast, Early Bird Dinner, Kid’s menu >Monday restaurant special: $5 burgers and $5 domestic pints >Tuesday restaurant special: $5 gl of wine and 12.95 pasta and rice bowl specials >Wednesday restaurant special: $5.25 Martinis and $10.95 Mussels >Thursday restaurant special: $48 Date night – Dinner for Two deal >Friday restaurant special: $5 off Wine List with Seafood Features >Saturday restaurant special: $13.95 Pitchers of Draft with Appetizer Platter Specials >Sunday restaurant special: 50% off! Owner’s Cellar Wines – 2 for 1 Cake Slice Promo >Cocktail Hour Specials: $4 Bar Shots, 4pm-6pm Happy Hour Specials, 11am-3pm Mimosa & Caesar specials >Late Night Specials: 33% Off Appetizers 4-6 and 10 until close
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