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Rise Above

120 St. Paul St, St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 3M4, Canada
+1 289-362-2636
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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120 St. Paul St, St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 3M4, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Would highly recommend this restaurant even if you aren't vegan. We started with the stuffed mushrooms and then enjoyed our main course. For dessert we had a Nanaimo bar along with 6 cookies to go. The haystack cookies are great! The atmosphere is relaxed and...More

Thank escarlett2016
Reviewed 5 days ago

The staff at Rise Above are nice and helpful. Having recently decided to go to a plant based diet the staff here were very informative and supportive. They took the time to explain things I did not understand and are paving the way for alternative...More

Thank Ivie I
Reviewed 1 week ago

I usually do not eat vegan or even vegetarian, however I still love this restaurant! My sister always wants to go because she cannot eat dairy, and we love their mac and cheese! All the food is flavourful and different then you would find anywhere...More

Thank alishal19
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything was a,amazing Food, service. I'm a strict meat eater and I still enjoyed it We made reservations, email. It was lost in space but they still accommodated us We'll be back!!

Thank david b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Right in the heart of St Catharines' reviving downtown, Rise Above has a loyal following that is comprised not only of those of the vegan/vegetarian persuasion, but also meateaters like me. Their dishes are robust, filling and tasty. No wimpy sprouts and arugula here; instead...More

Thank Candonjan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were visiting Niagara Falls and decided to take the short drive to Rise Above, it was well worth it! Everything we ordered was amazing, dessert included. Love to support all vegan establishments.

Thank Chelsie C
Reviewed 7 June 2017

We often come here for dessert as the ice cream sundaes are to die for! I'm lactose intolerant and am so happy I've found a place to indulge my ice cream addiction :)

Thank Meggie J
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We came to the Niagara Vegfest as vendors selling fun jewelry but we also have a blog simplyplantfood so we like to find vegan restaurants and review them and also let others know of where to go to eat vegan. The atmosphere is really cute!...More

Thank untoperfection
Reviewed 23 May 2017

All is fine , but I was disappointed a few times not be able to get the table by walk in. Good Vegan dishes !

Thank Ed C
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Every time we come I'm always super impressed. Great twists on classic dishes, totally vegan - the fresh baked bread is awesome, the cocktails are intriguing and tasty, and the food is always outstanding. Exceeds expectations every time.

Thank Lyndsay S
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Questions & Answers
8 April 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Brian G | Property representative |
Hello and thanks for your inquiry. Reservations are not required but are always recommended as we are a small restaurant and often fill up quickly, especially on Friday and Saturday nights at dinner time. Without a... More
Robin W
15 March 2016|
Response from Brian G | Property representative |
Hello and thanks for your inquiry. You can view our menus on our website. Unfortunately Trip Advisor will not let me post a website link within this answer, however there is a link to our website from our Trip Advisor... More
3 March 2016|
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Response from Brian G | Property representative |
Hello and thanks for your question! I'm the owner and I didn't know the menu was listed here! I apologize but that was quite an old menu. Our menu changes every 3 months and you can always find the most up to date menu on... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 St. Paul St, St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 3M4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  St. Catharines
  • Phone Number: +1 289-362-2636
  • E-mail
Rise Above is an all vegan restaurant and bakery, located in the heart of downtown St. Catharines, Ontario. We use only plant-based ingredients because we believe that it is possible to eat well and enjoy life without harming other species or our environment. We specialize in comfort foods, healthy choices, and fresh baked desserts.
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