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Ethel's Lounge

$$ - $$$American, ,
114 King St S, Waterloo, Ontario N2J 1P5, Canada
+1 519-725-2361
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“meatloaf” (11 reviews)
“potato chips” (4 reviews)
“wings” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
114 King St S, Waterloo, Ontario N2J 1P5, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love that they don't have a deep fryer, had a delicious burger and potato chips for lunch. Friendly service and great beer on tap!

Thank Nancy F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first visit to Ethel’s was for breakfast. No complaints. Nice waitress, who was smiley, efficient and chatty. We decided that we were going to go for a lunch or dinner sometime too!

Thank Sue H
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Taco Tuesdays are a must. Get there early and order as much as you can to help your server out. Also a great place to just chill and hang out while having a beer.

Thank Kevin D
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Panzerotti was great and I recommend it to anyone who loves pizza. Id also follow there specials as they are always interesting.

Thank James A
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Dropped by to the patio for ribs and drinks on Saturday and once again, Ethel's never fails to impress. Great half rack, with beans and coleslaw for around $14, what a deal. Love the patio, even though the temperature was dropping a bit. Service always...More

Thank Scott C
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Ethel's Lounge is not so much a lounge as it resembles a 1950s-style roadhouse. Down South, it would be a great hangout for rednecks. Don't get me wrong! It's place with very congenial and "down-home" folks as both clientele and staff. My spouse and I...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 4 August 2017

After reading in an article in Toronto Life that this was a restaurant favoured by the head chef of The Berlin, Jonathan Gushue, I decided we had to try it. So when I picked up my wife from work, I told her that we were...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Cheap tacos on Tuesday no wonder it was so busy on Tuesday. 2.20$ for 4 hard shell tacos with a purchase of a drink. So worth it.

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 15 July 2017

I went to lunch with a friend and we shared fajitas on the patio. Good service and a delicious meal with wide variety of toppings. Great luncheon place!

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Great casual dining. Fun southern feel. Food is very good and the atmospher is very cool and nostalgic.

Thank Rob H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 King St S, Waterloo, Ontario N2J 1P5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Waterloo
  • Phone Number: +1 519-725-2361
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