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800 Ottawa St S, Kitchener, Ontario N2E 3Z4, Canada
+1 519-581-1200
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (6 reviews)
“fries” (17 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Diner, Canadian, Delicatessen, Gluten Free Options
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800 Ottawa St S, Kitchener, Ontario N2E 3Z4, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service is great and well mannered. The waitresses/servers always have smiles on their faces. The food has never disappointed me and the portions are always great. I highly recommend this place for breakfast. Definitely the best in town!!!

Thank Steven M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best Reuben sandwich have had in years - all components were flavourful: smoked meat, swiss cheese, sauerkraut (were told is house-made), and hearty rye bread. Coleslaw side was tasty. Generous portions. Was so good that I had twice in three days!

Thank CD1A
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

We eat here quite often. Great food and reasonably priced. Very friendly staff. Definitely recommend.

Thank Fancyfeaster
Reviewed 31 July 2017

I went with my family to Fireside this morning, for the first time. I entered the front door to find some people hanging around the 2 front doors, obviously waiting to get in. I went to the front desk to put my name in and...More

1  Thank Cathy S
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

It took an hour & 40 mins to order - receive -pay for 4 breakfasts.Food was ok (cold) Service was not great ( asked for several items that were not on table) never received- messed up bill ☹️

Thank Glyn H
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

The good: gigantic portions for an excellent price. The service is always excellent. It's a go to for my husband and I when we are out of ideas for new things to try. They food is always fairly good . Not crazy omg I can't...More

Thank Corinne B
Reviewed 24 May 2017

A group of 5 went to the Fireside for supper last week...chose this spot mainly because of the convenient location to where we were staying. We were very impressed with the extensive menu which offered full course meals, sandwiches, soups, salads and delicious desserts. There...More

Thank mbarron
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Recently enjoyed two dinners here over the weekend both equally as good... huge portions... good prices... fast and great service... highly recommend the souvlaki dinner you will have enough for lunch the next day!!! Definitely will be a go to when back in the area...More

1  Thank Heather P
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Stopped for lunch the other day. Had the smoked meat sandwich on rye bread for $9.99. For $2.00 more I had a second sandwich for taking home. Each sandwich had about 11/2" of juicy smoked meat on it. Can't beat that deal!! The portions are...More

1  Thank Wayne R
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Love this restaurant for breakfast as I love the fireside melt Service is good might have to lineup on weekends as it gets busy but lineup moves fast as Service is fast.

Thank kitchenercouple
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Response from AnastasiaAmor | Reviewed this property |
omelettes. eggs. salads..

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 Ottawa St S, Kitchener, Ontario N2E 3Z4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Kitchener
  • Phone Number: +1 519-581-1200
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