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Symposium Cafe Restaurant & Lounge

444 Hollandview Trail | Bayview North Centre, Aurora, Ontario L4G 7Z9, Canada
+1 905-503-8899
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good24%
  • Average27%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
“mussels” (7 reviews)
“cheesecake” (2 reviews)
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Bar, International, American, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
444 Hollandview Trail | Bayview North Centre, Aurora, Ontario L4G 7Z9, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

All the stars aligned today for a wonderful Sunday brunch with the family. Service was excellent and Frank was professional and attentive. Good came out piping hot and they now serve TEAL maple syrup after requesting it on several previous occasions. Eggs Benny were done...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Carole W
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Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

In general, I like symposium, but some locations can be hot or miss. The Aurora location though is consistently good. Prices are reasonable and there are various daily specials. Food is good quality and portions are reasonable. We will return!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Lisa3333333333333333
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was there once and that was enough for me! Ordered muscles immediately noticed a bad smell tasted one and it was rancid! If I could smell it why couldn't kitchen staff or waitress?

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

came with a group of friends to celebrate my friend getting engaged. We ordered drinks that took forever to come, personally the burger that I ordered was dry but that was the least of the experience. After waiting for about an hour for someone to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 870mmm
Reviewed 22 November 2018

Friends for 56 years meet for breakfast. Western Sandwich with fruit cup $5.95. A great deal. Western Omelette with Fruit Salad and coffee a great breakfast. Donna was always nearby with coffee.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Clarkwaynewinter
Reviewed 15 September 2018

We popped in to get something to eat after arriving in town. We were not expecting much. My wife had the fish tacos and I ordered the mussels (special that night). The fish tacos were excellent. The mussels were cooked perfectly and I could not...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank hpk2016
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

We had not been there in a while, but we chose mussels Wednesday and they weren’t disappointing! I had a burger and my wife enjoyed her favourite seafood. Service was excellent, food was timely, hot and delicious. We weren’t keen on the onion soup recipe...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Stuart M
Reviewed 17 August 2018

We arrived for dinner just before 6PM on Thursday (well before 2 large groups arrived). My wife ordered a Mediterranean Salad with grilled chicken. I ordered the Chicken Souvlaki Dinner. The salads that came with both meals were the same and had a good mix...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank canoeboy
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Very dirty restaurant. The floor is covered with scab, the dried pieces of food are never washed. Toilets are also in a terrible state - the chroniclers are not washed. I saw such dirt only in Chinese cheap eateries. I can imagine the kitchen there....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank balta04
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

This was a quick meal with family. Very nice decor and atmosphere and having a mature server was a huge plus! Someone who enjoyed providing excellent service in combination with great food is an absolute winning combination for any meal!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Garth B
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Response from YorkRegionPotlicker1 | Reviewed this property |
To start with I am not your "Giancarlo" and I have not been there 5 times and my review is the facts and if you don't like it you must be the owner.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$18
Breakfast, Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, After-hours, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 444 Hollandview Trail | Bayview North Centre, Aurora, Ontario L4G 7Z9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Aurora
  • Phone Number: +1 905-503-8899
  • E-mail
BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER & LATE NIGHT Book your Holiday Party at Symposium. We have an extensive menu for every taste and for every budget. Office Party, Social Brunch, Large Group Gathering, Family Celebration: Symposium is the best place for casual, upscale dining Dine at Symposium Cafe Restaurant & Lounge and see why we continue to be a growing favourite dining destination for the Aurora community. Open 7 days a week – early mornings to late nights-, we offer complete menu options including full service breakfasts and brunch(served daily until 4pm), mouth-watering desserts, great lunch and dinners including burgers, seafood, steaks, sandwiches, vegetarian fare, fresh fruit specialty beverages, full bar, and rotating daily special features. With 95 indoor seats and 40 seats on our beautifully designed outdoor patio, Symposium Cafe Aurora is a favourite restaurant choice in the vibrant and growing Aurora community, and for guests from neighbouring Newmarket. Breakfast and Dinner.
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