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The Works

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Canadian, Pub, Gluten Free Options
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97 Wyndham St N, Guelph, Ontario N1H 4E9, Canada
+1 519-265-7094
11:00 - 22:00
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Guelph, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I've been here a few times and absolutely love their hamburgers and fries. The poutines are great too. Can't wait to go back.

Thank GloriaFC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not sure what the big deal is about this place. You wait in line, it's noisy, the food is quite fatty and greasy -- and it's not cheap! It's a lot of food, but it doesn't leave you feeling good after eating it because it's so greasy. I guess if you're a teenager with money to spend it's good. We... More 

Thank LBTravelReviews
Guelph, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

YOu can always find something you enjoy to eat at the works! Best Burgers ever. It's a regular place for us to visit.

Thank T B
Guelph, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great huge portions, come with an empty stomach! So many options for burgers and sides. Great onion rings, amazing milk shakes. Friendly staff and great atmosphere.

Thank Dominika K
Guelph, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Bonus this time as we had a coupon that came into the mail. Always nice. Place is fun and clean. Staff is always friendly. Burgers are great and lots of choices. I had the bacon bacon burger...I think it was called Kevin Bacon or something like that...very bacon'y' Veggie burger is also very good also. Will be back again...and again.

Thank P R
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

As far as burger chains go... this is definitely the best. Never had a bad burger at any location I have been to. Maybe on the pricey side but worth it... it is a full service sit down restaurant. Service today was excellent. Make sure you get a side of the Works own special sauce to dip your fries or... More 

1 Thank Dave K
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

I had never heard of this place before. Took a chance. Great burgers. Like ordering a pizza. Any topping you want and they have a lot. Prompt service and comfortable seating.

Thank Goochimom
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Food was good. Bit expensive but overall it was a good meal. Service was very slow. Place was not even close to half full and the server was slow as slow.

Thank Tim B
Elora, Canada
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250 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

We had lunch here and their burger menu selection is massive. Mine was so huge, I had a hard time finishing it. Tasty and great atmosphere.

Thank Brawnetml
Guelph, Canada
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

I have never been disappointed with the burgers at The Works. They definitely have something for everyone! Excellent fries and rings, many unique choices for burgers and excellent service keep new coming back.

Thank Mary L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Canadian, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 97 Wyndham St N, Guelph, Ontario N1H 4E9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Guelph
  • Phone Number: +1 519-265-7094

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?