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800 Ottawa St S, Kitchener, Ontario N2E 3Z4, Canada
+1 519-581-1200
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible4%
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“fries” (20 reviews)
“beans” (5 reviews)
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American, Diner, Canadian, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
800 Ottawa St S, Kitchener, Ontario N2E 3Z4, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my first time at Fireside. My friend and I went for breakfast and were so impressed. Nice to have so many booths. We both ordered Eggs Benedict. We loved the wide variety of breakfast options. AWESOME hollandaise sauce and the eggs were cooked...More

Thank Alison L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good prices and great food. The eggs Benedict was awesome I'll definitely go back next time I'm in Kitchener.

Thank JeniaToronto
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Daily breakfast special was not only a good value, but very well done and presented. Excellent service

Thank AhtiI
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Great food, large portions. The souvlaki dinner is their specialty. Very dated decor, dark brown and oranges ...think Tuscan era. Took off a star as it wasn’t pristine in terms of cleanliness. Menus had dried food on them. Food crumbs and dirt and dust on...More

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Reviewed 28 June 2018

I went with 5 others for breakfast. The service was very good and the food was good. Our waitress was very friendly and brought us coffee immediately. When we placed our orders the food came to the table quickly and it was prepared to our...More

Thank KitchenerJimmy
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

We ate here with a large group of.kids and adults. Food was ready quickly and was predictably good. Kids portions are huge! Gluten-free options were limited. The club sandwich was excellent--exactly what I wanted. :)

Thank HomemadeHappy
Reviewed 26 February 2018

We love going to Fireside to eat. Portions are large, but the food is like home cooking. Their Caesar Salad is incredible. You must try it

Thank bsrosie
Reviewed 26 February 2018

I can't even describe the taste and smell of their spaghetti with meat sauce - and I understand casual diner fare - but this was absolutely disgusting. I am not clear how this place operates with such sub-standard food. My strong recommendation to the owners...More

Thank Jessica W
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

I met a friend here for late breakfast. I believe they serve an all day breakfast. There is a large menu selection to appeal to just about any taste. I ordered the eggs Benedict. It was done properly poached hard as I like it. The...More

Thank 1traveljoy
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Great food, large portions. You may have to wait as it is a popular place. All the meals I have had were good.

Thank gord001
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner, Canadian, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 Ottawa St S, Kitchener, Ontario N2E 3Z4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Kitchener
  • Phone Number: +1 519-581-1200
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