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Borealis Grille & Bar

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4336 King St E, Kitchener, Ontario N2P 3W6, Canada
+1 519-219-9007
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11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Mon 11:30 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Toronto, Canada
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went for lunch today with hubby. Loved the decor in the upstairs room. My husband ordered the smoky? Burger and loved it. Although the patty was a bit over cooked. I ordered the trio of fish tacos. Wasn't too impressed. The fish batter was nice and crispy but you could hardly see any fish inside, let alone taste it. The... More 

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Fonthill, Canada
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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a very nice place to eat, historical school house from the late 1800's converted to a modern restaurant. The staff were over the top friendly and knowledgeable about the the food. We arrived an hour early for our reservation and spent a pleasant 45 minutes in the bar. The menu had a good selection of items, high quality... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had 6 guests this night after a long planning event at the office. Service was great and the food amazing. We are for sure making this part of our planning process next year

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Kitchener, Canada
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189 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter had heard great things about the Borealis Grill, so our expectations were high! We were greeted when we entered, and taken to our seats in the area of the bar. There was a stench of stale beer in this area, so we asked to be moved. Our next seating area was up and in the back .... much... More 

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Sarah D, Manager at Borealis Grille & Bar, responded to this review

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brantford, Canada
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, reasonable prices and the date night promotion is great, I thought with date night that the portions were going to be smaller and very selective for the price but my mistake, it was the same portion as if you were ordering from the menu itself and the selection was fantastic. Highly recommended

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Thank L7248UGpaulg
Sarah D, Manager at Borealis Grille & Bar, responded to this review

It is so wonderful to hear that you had such a lovely experience! I would love to send you a promotional certificate for you to use the next time you're in as a thank you for taking the time to write a review! Please look for a direct message from me! More 

Kitchener, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were swiftly seated by very pleasant hostess. Our server was a bit busy, but stopped immediately to advise would be a couple of minutes but took our drink order which was brought to our table promptly. Dinner was a delight with both of us having steaks done exactly the way we like. Throughout the evening, our server was very... More 

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Sarah D, Manager at Borealis Grille & Bar, responded to this review

So happy to hear your enjoyed your anniversary and thank you for choosing to celebrate with us! See you again soon! More 

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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lunch is a great experience at the Borealis! Excellent selection of food which is local, fresh & delicious! The service is friendly & efficient. One of our go to places!

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Thank heibs
Sarah D, Manager at Borealis Grille & Bar, responded to this review

Awesome! We can't wait to have you back again! More 

Ontario
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A friend and I often hit Borealis for our ladies night catching up. The beer is cold with plenty of choices and the food is fantastic. Lots of choices, all locally sourced ingredients and great staff! The Turkey Burger is my Fav!

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Thank Hockeymum514
Sarah D, Manager at Borealis Grille & Bar, responded to this review

Nice choice with the Turkey Burger! Ours comes from Hayter's Farm from Dashwood Ontario which is the only turkey farm in Canada that raises and processes on site. By managing every step of the way they ensure the best practices for their birds, the environment and their customers! :) More 

Kitchener
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love the atmosphere and use.of local produce Prices are good and they have a good variety of chooses

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Sarah D, Manager at Borealis Grille & Bar, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review Rosemary! More 

Kitchener, Canada
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128 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a group of 10 people. Everyone said their food was goo, but nothing to write home about or make you want to come back. I unfortunately was VERY disappointed in my meal. I ordered a steak that was beyond too salty. I usually salt my foo and found it even too salty. My friend and husband both tried... More 

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Thank wrxcat
Sarah D, Manager at Borealis Grille & Bar, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to share your experience! I apologize that your steak wasn't to your liking, however I'm very happy to hear that your server was able to fix the problem! We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 19
Cuisine
Canadian, Bar, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4336 King St E, Kitchener, Ontario N2P 3W6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Kitchener
  • Phone Number: +1 519-219-9007
Description
Borealis Grille & Bar is a restaurant that serves the very best of locally crafted foods and beverages. We bring "The Taste of Ontario", the highest quality of fresh products from Ontario farmers, breweries and wineries to our guests each and every day. Combined with a deep respect for local heritage and craftsmanship and an unwavering dedication for sustainability. Our Borealis location in Kitchener is set in a restored 19th century schoolhouse, that is showcased in the great Harvest Lounge at the entrance. We look forward to seeing you!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?