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Sole Restaurant and Wine Bar

83 Erb St W, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 6C2, Canada
+1 519-747-5622
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (16 reviews)
“sole” (108 reviews)
“caesar salad” (19 reviews)
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11:30 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Mediterranean, European, Wine Bar, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
83 Erb St W, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 6C2, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I like the atmosphere and decor. It was much quieter than recent dinners and the food and service were both good. The wine list is quite impressive and a good drink menu. Appetizers (scallops and blueberry brie) were excellent. Bread with humus was great too....More

Thank BHorst
Reviewed 1 week ago

We probably hadn't been to Sole for dinner in over 10 years. Not because we didn't like it but because had moved away. Went their for a quiet anniversary dinner. Great menu selections, specials of the day were indeed special and creative, really good wine...More

Thank unclespike18116
Reviewed 1 week ago

Anniversary dinner..... felt rushed like they wanted us out asap. They have a Oktoberfest menu for $35.....its not authentic, spatzele stuck together and soup was very bland, desert seemed bought somewhere else and doughy. My appetizers were very good, mussels very very hot but no...More

Thank Klompie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

- we have been going here for the last 4 years- - very nice ambience - the food is always great - the service is also great - - this is one classy place

Thank ray873
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Sole has been a dining location in Waterloo that my wife and I have found to be a consistently excellent dining experience. This restaurant has been our "go to" choice when entertaining our out of town guests. Do not miss out on the soup or...More

Thank Canadian1eh
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We were there for Sunday brunch. The selection for brunch is excellent. The regular menu is also available. Both menus have interesting choices. Like eggs benedict with lobster instead of ham or bacon. It has real chunks of lobster tail. Same with the lobster club....More

Thank Waterdown
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

I can't review the main restaurant or the food served there because I came here for a networking event sponsored by a university institute. Then whole place reminded me of city planner Jane Jacobs remark that new ideas in a city need old buildings where...More

Thank wayne300944
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Wanted to try this restaurant based on the outside appearance and lovely patio, but was so disappointed in the food quality, the menu and the interior. Service was pleasant, but the food is definitely not anything that would draw any one to return. Missed opportunity,...More

Thank 1971_RH
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Made reservations in the afternoon for a 6:30 supper date with my wife. All the staff were fantastic and happy. They asked at the door if it was for a special celebration. Enjoyed a very good wine, supper and dessert with Happy Birthday written on...More

Thank Bernie V
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

We showed up at 1 pm hoping to be able to enjoy our lunch in a quiet setting. We were not disappointed. Though the restaurant had many patrons we did not feel either rushed or needing to raise our voices to be heard. We each...More

Thank Seemeeat
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Questions & Answers
Juan D
21 August 2017|
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Response from ShazFay | Reviewed this property |
Casual is fine but some people like to dress up !
22 November 2016|
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Response from Ray S |
Yes. They allow you to bring your own Wine and the corsage fee is the lowest in town
Susan B
19 December 2014|
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Response from Susan F | Property representative |
Hi, yes we do have gift certificates. They may be in any denomination you require. You can purchase them online, over the phone at 519-747-5622 or you may come to the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 16 - US$ 36
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 83 Erb St W, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 6C2, Canada
    (Father David Bauer Drive)
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Waterloo
  • Phone Number: +1 519-747-5622
  • E-mail
Sole is a lively restaurant that offers both inventive and traditional cooking delivered in an elegant yet casual atmosphere. The restaurant ambience is comfortable and appealing, providing quality food at the right price in an unpretentious way. To view are full menus please visit our website. Sole offers brunch on Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 am. until 4:00 pm.
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