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Genesis Latin American Restaurant

$$ - $$$Mexican, Latin,
246 King St E, Cambridge, Ontario N3H 3M6, Canada
+1 519-219-0351
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good40%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“chimichanga” (8 reviews)
“pupusas” (6 reviews)
“taco” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Salvadoran, Central American, Spanish, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
246 King St E, Cambridge, Ontario N3H 3M6, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'd had pupusas elsewhere and didn't understand the draw. I was craving Latin food and stopped by because of the good reviews, only to find what everyone was talking about. The pupusa, the slaw, the salsa was a great balance of flavours and texture. I...More

Thank Amanda S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Date of Visit: Saturday, Oct 20th, 2018 - 7 PM We have friends who live very close to Genesis who suggested we try it, as we love Latin food. So - always up for something new, and highly recommended we went. The restaurant is very...More

2  Thank RogueTrippers
Reviewed 11 October 2018

Fantastic food, everything I've tried so far has been amazing! The people that run it are very nice, the food is fresh and the servings are large. Possible downsides: no alcohol and the interior could use some updating, but I couldn't care less about that...More

2  Thank cstev061
Reviewed 14 July 2018

My wife and I spend quite a bit of time in Mexico and love the food. We were on our way home and decided to give Genesis a try. I have driven by many times and was intrigued by the Latin American advertisement. We stopped...More

1  Thank Mike D
Reviewed 7 April 2018

My son and I had breakfast on a Saturday...the first omen was that we were the only people in the restaurant. Perhaps the food was authentic to Salvadorian people?? I feel sorry for people who have to eat like that on a regular basis. Bland....More

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 21 March 2018

The menu has several Mexican type dishes to satisfy general expectations. The Salvadoran pupusas and Horchata are great offerings that you don't see in many other restaurants.

Thank Norm L
Reviewed 16 February 2018 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

1  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

1  Thank alisonjoyful
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$11
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Salvadoran, Central American, Spanish, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Delivery, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
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
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Description
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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