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Symposium Cafe Restaurant & Lounge

$$ - $$$
Bar, Canadian, International
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611 Holly Avenue, Milton, Ontario L9T 0K4, Canada
+1 905-878-1777
08:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Thu 08:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 02:00
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Oakville, Canada
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I had a lunch date here. Delicious sandwiches and reasonable daily specials! We thought the decor was nice and the seating unusually comfortable. Not the fastest service, but that's okay for us.

Thank Katie H
London, Canada
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565 reviews
316 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 248 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Met my 3 girlfriends for lunch. We have been here before and love the decor.There is a nice bar area and the servers are friendly and attentive. Burgers are $5. on Mondays. Can't beat that. We ordered Grilled vegetable flat bread to share for an appetizer, delicious. Each of us had a different order which included Chicken Parmesan, Pulled pork... More 

Thank Maureen S
Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have never been here before but my first impression of the restaurant was very impressive. Beautifully decorated, very clean and comfortable looking and I knew the food will be great too..The bar was fully stuffed and the service was excellent. They have specials every day for a very good price ! I would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone... More 

Thank kathy11440
Milton, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As is per Milton - service experienced was terrible - I ordered a salmon linguine and they sent home a salmon pesto with rice. It wouldn't have seemed so terrible if I didn't have a discussion on the phone about what was better and what I wanted. I was sick and feeling a bit better and so had my brother... More 

Thank alysha850
Milton, Canada
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Food was great. Service was wonderful. Everyone chipped in to help, grabbing plates and drinks. Bathroom was a little messy. Manager came to check on us which is always nice. Didn't charge for extra sauces which I find to be a rip off when restaurants do that. Two thumbs up! Overall the experience was fabulous and would recommend eating here.... More 

Thank ssaarraahhh
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Although we were a large group (24) our tables were ready for us when we got there and the service was exemplary - fast and accurate. The only reason it didn't get a five star is the price range is a little on the high side, but the food is good.

Thank Deb B
Level Contributor
7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Symposium is always a great place to go to for any occasion. Birthdays, resolving a argument, date night, everything you can think of. I've been to symposium many many times and I just love the place. The seating outside is beautiful and the owner is very kind. To anyone reading this, I highly suggest you visit this restaurant!!

Thank Nataly J
Milton, Canada
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40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Went for lunch at Symposium with a friend and enjoyed the mussel special of the day. They have an assortment of 4 different types of Mussels. All have been tried and all are great!

Thank ingeniousinn
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Draft Beer tastes great now not sure what they did but heard they fixed the lines ! Cold & fresh Sleeman Light or Soporo 🍻🍺👍

1 Thank Christie L
2 reviews
Reviewed 28 January 2017

We meet some friends at the Milton location as it was in the middle for both couples coming from out of town. We had not seen each other in quite awhile and did not feel rushed to make our dinner orders or to leave when we where done. The food was fantastic, as was the atmosphere. The waiter had a... More 

Thank mike b

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
Bar, Canadian, International
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, 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, Reservations, Wine and Beer
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 611 Holly Avenue, Milton, Ontario L9T 0K4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Milton
  • Phone Number: +1 905-878-1777
Dine at this Symposium Café Milton restaurant located in the fastest growing community in Ontario Canada. This busy neighbourhood Symposium Café Restaurant location is conveniently located just off of Derry Road and just east of Ontario Street, and is open 7 days a week, early mornings and late nights for your restaurant dining pleasure.This beautifully designed Milton Symposium Café Restaurant seats 90 indoors and over 100 seats in a scenic wraparound patio and includes a 40 seat bar lounge.Awarded the 2009 Milton Champion Newspaper Diamond Awards for best Restaurant Atmosphere, best Business Lunch, and best Café Bistro; and also awarded the Gold Award for best Breakfast. We specialize in large group functions!Hope to see you soon at this Milton Symposium Café Restaurant location! • Beautiful Restaurant Décor• Scenic Patio• Fully Licensed Bar + Lounge Area• High Volume Symposium Café Restaurant• Neighbourhood Restaurant Location• Open Early Mornings• Open Late Nights + Dining Available to ClosingRestaurant HoursSunday – Thursday 8am to 1amFriday & Saturday 8am to 2am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?