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Genesis Latin American Restaurant

246 King St E, Cambridge, Ontario N3H 3M6, Canada
+1 519-219-0351
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“chimichanga” (7 reviews)
“gorditas” (2 reviews)
“guacamole” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Salvadoran, Central American, South American, Colombian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
246 King St E, Cambridge, Ontario N3H 3M6, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Absolutely love this place! Amazing fresh flavours, accommodating hosts and fair prices! Will make your food vegan upon request. I am a huge fan of the veggie tacos, nachos and the guac made fresh to order. Arrive hungry. Leave blissed.

Thank veggiechic
Reviewed 9 January 2018

Been here more than 10 times. And without fail have had awesome delicious food. The chimmie change is almost staple diet but tried their other dishes too and same result. A great meal. The seating is sparse at said in a prior comment. But let...More

Thank onnomvansanten
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

I'm new to the area and had just seen this place while driving by. I'm so glad we went! Delicious! We ordered a pork cheese bean puposa. Loved it! And the beef nachos. Yum! And the beef gorditas. Amazing! Loved every morsel. So refreshing to...More

Thank Alison L
Reviewed 11 September 2017

This is a well maintained Latin restaurant. The owners are actually Salvadorian. The interior is very clean and leaning on sparse. The only thing that leads you to know it is Latin is the music they were playing and the menu. The staff was pleasant...More

Thank Pamela D
Reviewed 24 July 2017

We are local to this restaurant and have enjoying eating at it frequently. Unfortunately, today was a very bad experience. The food was (and always is) very good, but the service was terrible. It started with sitting down, we had to wait for quite a...More

Thank alicia b
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Food is fantastic here, very fresh, veggies hand selected, service was very good, restaurant is clean, some unique, fun things to eat.

Thank Diana M
Reviewed 21 April 2017

I been here with my colleagues, everybody looked the food. We had Chimichanga, Pollo con mole, Quesadilla. The fish wasn't good here. We are not Mexicans, we tried another restaurant in Cambridge downtown which was the best one. I reviewed this place comparing the taste...More

Thank Palani_Indirasan
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Went here yesterday for an evening bite to eat. I think Genesis has now taken the title as my favorite place to get Mexican in Cambridge. Yesterday I had the nachos and a pork and cheese papusa. Both were pretty excellent. The nachos were pretty...More

2  Thank JamEs H
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

So we don't know what happened tonight. When we walked in it was fairly busy. We ordered chips and salsa, pupusas, rice and beans. That's it. Tables that were seated and ordered after us for their food, ate and left before we even saw our...More

Thank PortL15
chrispvw, Owner at Genesis Latin American Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2017

Thank you very much for your review. I apologize as this is not how we typically operate on a daily basis. Unfortunately we were down not 1 but 2 employees 1 in the front and most important 1 in the back that manages production back...More

Reviewed 4 March 2017

This restaurant just opened and while the hours are a bit strange - the food so far has been better than expected. Yet to try breakfast, but considering it. Real Authentic food, made with care!!!

1  Thank cfryer5
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Salvadoran, Central American, South American, Colombian, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Delivery, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 246 King St E, Cambridge, Ontario N3H 3M6, Canada (Formerly Genesis Spanish Restaurant)
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 519-219-0351
  • E-mail
Authentic Latin American Cuisine - Pupusas, Churros, Tacos, Tostadas, Flautas, Empanadas, Tamales, Gorditas, Chimichangas, Burritos, Quesadillas, Sopas, Carne A La Parrilla, Pollo Con Mole, Filete De Pescado & Weekend Breakfast Specials From $4.99. Like Us On Facebook For Daily Specials.
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