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Downtown Bistro & Grill

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, International, European
441 Elizabeth St, Burlington, Ontario L7R 2L8, Canada
+1 905-639-7577
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“brie” (10 reviews)
“risotto balls” (4 reviews)
“jambalaya” (6 reviews)
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Canadian, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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441 Elizabeth St, Burlington, Ontario L7R 2L8, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We moved to Burlington two years ago. While there are many very good places to eat we always return to the downtown Bistro. Quite simply it has the best combination of freshly prepared meals, excellent service and a quaint atmosphere. Literally everything is good but...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dinner for 2, dinner rez. Small establishment but cozy. Ordered and shared calamari. I rate that high on that evening. Quite tender and I'm picky. Entrées were jambalaya for me and Tuscan linguini. Wife loved her pasta and I was impressed at the size of...More

Thank Phil K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were actually quite pressed for time so let them know and ordered our lunch with fingers crossed. I ordered the Greens and Berries…10 crisp mixed greens~ fresh seasonal berries~ tossed in white wine fig dressing ~ topped with blue cheese crumble ~ roasted pecans......EXCELLENT!...More

Thank Ron M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for the first time for the special half price starters when you purchase a drink. Ordered the rice balls and the meatballs. I thought the rice balls were bit timid in taste but my friend enjoyed them. Meatballs were tasty but I personally...More

Thank newtraveler099
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a gem. Perfectly al dente pasta with just the right seasoning and perfect serving temperature. Prompt, attentive, friendly service. Pleasant, boutique sized, patio.

Thank CanInternat
Reviewed 17 September 2017

My husband and I had an amazing meal at the Downtown Bistro in Burlington on Friday night. We each ordered the pasta to support Chef/Owner Mike's Walk for Hamilton General. Both Pasta dishes were awesome.

Thank Leogetzit
Reviewed 16 September 2017

It is a cosy bistro with a small but excellent luncheon menu. The white wine sangria was delightful as were our salad, sandwiches and dessert... Tori was our friendly, helpful server. We will be back!

Thank maluftco
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Lovely lunch for two on a sunny patio. One of us had the frittatta special (delicious with roasted tomatoes from the restaurant garden ) , the other person had the smoked salmon crepe (complete with large pieces of fresh mushroom). Thoroughly enjoyable.

Thank musichicky
Reviewed 13 August 2017

the food was excellent , we had the flat bread with figs so tasty the ravioli was delicious not a big ravioli lover but they won me over with this dish the ceasar salad not the best would not order it again sat on the...More

Thank Jeager
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Intimate setting, great food and perfect sangria. This is our second visit and is becoming our favourite Burlington destination.

1  Thank Lynn M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 28
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 441 Elizabeth St, Burlington, Ontario L7R 2L8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: +1 905-639-7577
  • E-mail
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