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Shaw Cafe & Wine Bar

$$ - $$$
Bar, Wine Bar, Canadian, Pub, Gluten Free Options
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92 Queen St, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
+1 905-468-4772
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Saratoga Springs, New York
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved our lunch at the Shaw. We had the bacon potato soup which was extraordinary and the turkey club which we shared and had more than enough. Everything was extraordinary including the service.!!!

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Thank SunnySaratogaSuzie
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Salad of Rotting greens and fruit and vegetables so past serving they tasted vinegary along with yesterday's chicken. To make it more unbelievable their response was "yeah that happens we can't really help it". What??

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Thank Terrytribe
Upstate, NY
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38 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a group of 9 that had lunch here over the weekend during our scheduled Wine Tour. The food was amazing and we had a very nice, knowledgeable server as well.

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Thank 1Travelgirl08
Victor, New York
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66 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

After checking into our hotel, The Shaw Cafe and Wine Bar was recommended as a great place for dinner, and it was within walking distance. So, first we had a pleasant walk around Queen Street before the shops closed, then over to The Shaw Cafe. It was a weekday around 7pm, they were a bit busy, but still able to... More 

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Thank Kimmie075
Sterling, Virginia
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28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Niagara-on-the-Lake is a beautiful village and this cafe is on a wonderful street filled with all kinds of adorable shops. We were there on a beautiful Saturday in early fall and it was warm enough to sit outside. They had warm apple cider, with rum if you prefer, which was perfect for fall. The food wasn't memorable, but the service... More 

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Thank Christy H
Brantford, Canada
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Went here with my family and I must say the waiter we had was quite entertaining and he did magic shows. Kept us entertained while we waited for our food. Little pricey for quantity but food was good. Beautiful patio upstairs and staff was friendly.

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Thank sassygrrll
Fairport, New York
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59 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

I had been told by a friend that the poutine was a must here. We had a great table on the veranda to people watch. We split a poutine app $20. Large bowl - enough for 2 people. The poutine was disappointing. Very salty pulled pork. Our server told us they recently changed from lobster poutine because of prohibitive seafood... More 

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Thank Sally A
Brampton, Canada
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51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This restaurant was very very busy and quite noisy so if you are looking for quite and romantic not the place at lunch. I do have to say though their service was very good in spite of it being so busy.

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Thank heatherwel
Paris, Canada
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56 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We visited on October 12/16 and ate on the outdoor patio. The patio was pretty with lots of colourful flowers but 'plagued' by noisy Harley-Davidson motorcycles going back and forth on the street. Although, our server was polite and attentive, the food (I had Fish & Chips and a beer and my wife had a Ham & Brie sandwich and... More 

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Thank Greg J
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

This cafe is located right accross the street from one of the Shaw theatres. When we arrived at around 2 pm the place was packed with tourists and we took a long time to find a parking space. We figured it would be a ling wait at the other more formal restaurants so chose this one as a place we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Wine Bar, Canadian, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 92 Queen St, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Niagara-on-the-Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 905-468-4772

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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?