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Borealis Grille & Bar

$$ - $$$American, ,
1388 Gordon St, Guelph, Ontario N1L 1C8, Canada
+1 519-265-9007
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“turkey burger” (11 reviews)
“fish tacos” (13 reviews)
“arugula salad” (6 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Canadian, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
1388 Gordon St, Guelph, Ontario N1L 1C8, Canada
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1 - 10 of 479 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this place. Attentive service and great prepared food. Everything is tasty. Good spot for lunch or dinner. If you’re staying at Delta Guelph it’s only 5 minutes away.

Thank BoomerOttawa_Ontario
Borealis G, Guest Relations Manager at Borealis Grille & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the lovely review, we love hosting guests from out of town! We're so glad you had a great dining experience at Borealis during your time in Guelph, and we hope you'll be back to try the rest of our menu next time!

Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been here a couple of times. I really enjoy the food. It can get a little noisy if the restaurant fills up, but staff are great and food is tasty! Great large summer patio.

Thank nicolew755
Borealis G, Guest Relations Manager at Borealis Grille & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Nicole, Thank you for choosing Borealis Guelph and taking the time to review our restaurant! I am so glad you enjoyed our local fare, we hope you'll be back! We can't wait for patio season either!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Borealis Grille & Bar is an exceptional destination for dining in Guelph. Food is amazing and well presented, service is excellent. We have dined there a number of times and have never been disappointed. Highly recommend Borealis!!

Thank Ontari0lady
Borealis G, Guest Relations Manager at Borealis Grille & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a lovely review! We are so happy to have delivered you a consistently amazing dining experience! We hope to have you back soon for another unforgettable meal at Borealis Guelph!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ate lunch here with a large group from my office and they service was very impressive. The waitress was organized and the timing of drinks, appetizers, meals and dessert was great. I found the atmosphere bright and inviting. We had nachos - good, except...More

Thank parttimemodel
Borealis G, Guest Relations Manager at Borealis Grille & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant, we appreciate your feedback! I am so glad that you enjoyed your experience, as we pride ourselves on exceptional service and tasty fresh & local foods. We hope you'll be back to try the...More

Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Our experience started off with a trial rather than a triumph - our online reservation was met with a wait. Our server was exceptionally friendly, sadly our meals fell into the category of mediocre. The setting was lovely and of course the Eat local concept...More

Thank Erin D
Borealis G, Guest Relations Manager at Borealis Grille & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Erin, Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback, we really appreciate it. Im very sorry your meals were not up to par, although we do get busy around Christmas time, that is no excuse for a mediocre guest experience. We respect...More

Reviewed 10 December 2017

I had a gift card to Borealis. We went for a dinner today. The food was excellent and looked amazing. The waitress did a great job. She was very nice. We had a great experience!

Thank Judit L
Borealis G, Guest Relations Manager at Borealis Grille & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Judit, Thank you for choosing Borealis Guelph! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your first experience here! We hope the amazing food and great service will entice you to come back for more!

Reviewed 4 December 2017

Yes, that's right. Powered by solar, all local produce, and ethically produced meat. Tomato soup was great, a lovely burger, great chips, and god tacos. Clean bathrooms, photos all around from the farmers who produced the food. Lots of parking, great waitress from Hungary who...More

Thank Zappafan5797
Borealis G, Guest Relations Manager at Borealis Grille & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello! You've got it! The Neighbourhood Group prides itself on sourcing local and sustainable food, beverages and even building materials for all of their restaurants. We're so glad you enjoyed your dining experience, we hope you'll be back for more!

Reviewed 2 December 2017

Stopped in here for lunch with my wife. I have waited a day to write this review because it will not be as positive as I had hoped. We both had the boneless chicken thigh special with a honey Cajun dip, fries, slaw and corn...More

Thank Geoff P
Borealis G, Guest Relations Manager at Borealis Grille & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good afternoon Geoff, Im terribly sorry that your first experience at Borealis Guelph turned out this way. I can assure you that the food you received is not up to the standard that we so proudly uphold. If you would be kind enough as to...More

Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

We picked this restaurant because we can always count on an excellent meal. It was worth the 30 minute drive for our Anniversary dinner. Nice white wine, cranberry cocktail recommended by the waitress recommended, it was delightful. My husband enjoys their fish & chips. The...More

Thank terrilarry
Borealis G, Guest Relations Manager at Borealis Grille & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2017

Hi Terri! Thank you so much for your feedback and we are so pleased to have made your anniversary dinner a special one! We appreciate your continued support and can't wait to have you back next time.

Reviewed 8 November 2017

We had a reservation for 10 and were seated promptly. Service was great - birthday girl got a free drink. The food was delicious.

Thank Kelly C
Borealis G, Guest Relations Manager at Borealis Grille & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2017

Hi Kelly, We are so happy that you had such a great experience here at Borealis! We strive to deliver the best food and service in town, we hope to see you back again soon!

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Maggie C
28 March 2017|
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Response from Donna4102014 | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant buys their food locally and has a range of food options. I would recommend going onto the Borealis website where there is more information including the menu options which will hopefully give you a better... More
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goldenboy1947
26 March 2016|
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Response from Neil R | Property representative |
Our menu is available on our website. We look forward to seeing you at the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$20
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 PM - 10:00 AM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1388 Gordon St, Guelph, Ontario N1L 1C8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Guelph
  • Phone Number: +1 519-265-9007
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