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Borealis Grille & Bar

) #6 of 305 Restaurants in Guelph ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, ,
1388 Gordon St, Guelph, Ontario N1L 1C8, Canada
+1 519-265-9007
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“fish tacos” (11 reviews)
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American, Bar, Canadian, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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1388 Gordon St, Guelph, Ontario N1L 1C8, Canada
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Reviews (437)
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1 - 10 of 437 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What made me eat at Borealis is that everything on the menu is local, grown in Ontario. The sirloin steak was very tender and enormous enough to feed two persons. Nachos were sparkled with lentils, Lima beans and fresh tomatoes. Beers are all from local...More

Thank Mickey K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had Thursday night dinner with family & friends. Thursday special is fried chicken. The coating was extra crispy & dark & the chicken was moist & delicious. You can order 1, 2, 3, or 4 piece. 1-3 comes with two sides 4 comes with 4....More

Thank Reg S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food. Super friendly staff. Good prices. Met friends from out of town here without knowing anything about it. The prices are I like that of a regular Sports Bar, but the food is far superior, and the ambiance is quiet and warm. There's a...More

Thank elewis6
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service and food was excellent and quite reasonable. We were celebrating my daughter's graduation and the menu is perfect for a large group - lots of tasty choices.

Thank Orla H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Guelph for a baseball tournament and found this near by spot via Trip advisor. Nothing fancy but if you're looking for good food, casual vibe, and great service this is the spot for you. I requested that my fish tacos be pan...More

Thank yomammaToronto
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went with a group of friends. Food and service was great. The decor is beautiful. Portions were nice and price was reasonable

Thank BlakeRichardson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was Great food, well presented, tasty and unique recipies. I Liked the use of locally resourced food and wines as well as the local community supports from the restaurant.

Thank dianne b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fresh, delicious, and a fantastic atmosphere. Had the fish tacos, excellent garlic sauce. Snuck some fries from the gent sitting beside me. Solid flavoured potato.

Thank davidsB4647NJ
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Visited on "Fried Chicken Thursday" - however the purpose of our visit was to go for the chicken tacos - how ever the fried chicken meals sounded very good! Drinks - Both ceasar and the mule were very good, well crafted. Apps - Corn Fritters...More

Thank Marie956
Reviewed 4 May 2017

We have eaten here on a few different occasions, business, date night, and as a family. The food is always quite good, specializing in local fare and drink. It has a casual yet dressy atmosphere, with good service and good quality food. Wednesday is date...More

Thank Fantasticfour304
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Maggie C
Yes, I would like to know about your restaurant. Coming on Saturday with 2 other friends at 1 pm for lunch. Thanks
28 March 2017|
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Response from Donna4102014 | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant buys their food locally and has a range of food options. I would recommend going onto the Borealis website where there is more information including the menu options which will hopefully give you a better... More
I would love to see the menu online as it gives me an idea of what choices I could have.
25 March 2016|
Response from Neil R | Property representative |
Our menu is available on our website. We look forward to seeing you at the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 19
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
23:30 - 10:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1388 Gordon St, Guelph, Ontario N1L 1C8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Guelph
  • Phone Number: +1 519-265-9007
  • E-mail
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