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220 King St N, Waterloo, Ontario N2J 2Y7, Canada
+1 519-884-4953
11:00 - 15:00
Open now
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Mon 11:00 - 15:00
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 07:00
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50 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2015

I met some friends here for lunch. The menu is brief. I had the BLT wrap. It was not a BLT. It was mostly lettuce and runny dressing. It had some pork belly and a token cherry tomato. There were limited cold drinks. I had the pleasant enough ginger lemonade. We ordered the artichoke dip which was the highlight of... More 

Thank Thomas M
Level Contributor
18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2015

Loved the BLT wrap, and previously I've had a curry dish that was fabulous. This place is a great find, and you can easily walk out spending less than $12 on your meal.

Thank kealey99
Ayr, Canada
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2015

Seasonal menu items, and long time favorites make this a refreshing stop. Attentive servers and a good atmosphere all lend to a unique experience.

Thank DieterTurek
Level Contributor
13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2014

Used to be a great place for a light lunch. Today's lunch was well below the quality that we were expecting. I think what was most disturbing is that our server came by and asked how our meal was. Our response was "terrible". At the point the server made a quick exit never be seen again. There is little chance... More 

Thank Armin F
St. Jacobs, Canada
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136 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2014 via mobile

I somehow always want to go to the Raintree on my birthday - it's a great little place to go as a couple or with a small group. The plaza it's in isn't the nicest, but the restaurant itself is beautifully decorated. The food never disappoints - get the home made iced tea, Venus dip, and soups! This is one... More 

Thank schoencm
Kitchener, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2013

Two of us had lunch. There were three tables in the restaurant when we arrived and one more came in after us. The service was painfully slow. I ordered a special tea and twice sent it back as I was given regular tea. We ordered two cups of soup and two meals. Our soup took so long in arriving we... More 

2 Thank Anna V
London, Ontario
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98 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2013

Just loved this restaurant, great food, service and the fact that it wasn't a cookie cutter, same old same old little restaurant. Great select of food for everyone, vegan and gluten free options as well. I would recommend giving them a try!

Thank loves2travel2000
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2013

Tried the pasta which was served hot and tasted nice. It was fresh and I enjoyed my meal. Will always come here for Italian food and recommended the place to many people I know

1 Thank Marcin S
Waterloo, Canada
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241 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2013

This place used to be a gem, however new owners have really let this place down. From poor decore, to cheap food all the way to bad service. It wont be long before this place closes its doors as customer service is last at this location.

1 Thank Dayel1956
Elmira, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2013

I went with a group of friends. We hardly ever get to go out together without the kids and we chose this place because of the gluten free options and they were open later in the evening (supposedly they were open until 10 pm), so we could go after getting the little ones in bed. I ordered the venus dip,... More 

2 Thank Lisa N

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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
Average prices
US$5 - US$11
Healthy, Thai
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 07:00
11:00 - 07:00
11:00 - 07:00
11:00 - 07:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 King St N, Waterloo, Ontario N2J 2Y7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Waterloo
  • Phone Number: +1 519-884-4953

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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?