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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Restaurant
“More upscale restaurant closer to Waterloo with great steak and brunch! $$/$$$”
  • 15 locals recommend
Bar
“Amazing selection of Beer & Ciders! Huge tap list, and a wide variety of craft beers from across the world. Won-Ton Nachos are also amazing!”
  • 17 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“large shopping mall with numerous stores and restaurants. Also connected to public transit/LRT”
  • 8 locals recommend
BBQ Joint
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“My favorite resturant in town, has been recognized as the #1 spot in kitchener for many years.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Friendly staff, tasty food, warm atmosphere. Homemade dough and fresh ingredients baked in a wood-fired oven. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Music Venue
“My favourite patio in KW, stop in for a pint along the river and take in the sounds of our local bands playing inside.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The best patio and exceptional microbrew pub uptown Waterloo, fine servers, and some of the best local beer money can buy. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The BEST sushi in all of KW. it's more like a 10 min. drive but it's so worth it.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Excellent food at the cafe, wonderful movies at the cinema and, of course, great books at the store. ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A little pricey, but worth it. This is a favourite for faculty hosting invited speakers visiting U Waterloo & Laurier. It doesn't look like much from the outside, but the chef/owner is renowned. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bar
“The restaurant is in an old house downtown Guelph, with wrap around veranda on 2 levels to enjoy your food and or drink.Chef is constantly updating the menu that compliments the wide variety of local/regional on tap selections. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“upscale dining with multiple levels & restaurants (Charcoal steak house, Del's Italian kitchen and Martini's bar & lounge); $$/$$$”
  • 14 locals recommend
Liquor Store
“Abe Erb is an uber local themed excellent microbrew pub. The beer and burgers are definitely worth the vist, and the staff and owners and staff support the community hugely! Stop in and say Hi”
  • 14 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great spot for a 'homemade' breakfast/brunch. Casual, cozy, and eclectic vibe.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Pub
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“This is a gathering place. Our favourite is the smokey burger-if we are celebrating-we add yam fries-awesome! We will typically share a pint or have one of the hard ciders they have on tap. A side or main is that we often see friends there-when we eat out on the deck or the patio-as it is their favourite too. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bar
“Amazing chicken and waffles. Southern food, good drinks and fun wait staff.”
  • 13 locals recommend