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AALTOS Garden Cafe - Transcona

826 Regent Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
(204) 224-1681
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Ranked #511 of 1,364 Restaurants in Winnipeg
Price range: $8 - $20
Sun 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Canadian
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Dining options: Buffet
Description: AALTOS Garden Cafe is a unique dining experience that offers traditional comfort food served up family style with all the trimmings. Our combination of full buffet and menu options focus on old-fashioned favorites and healthy choice options served in a comfortable garden environment that everyone can enjoy. Whether you are a group of two or 50, everyone can find exactly what they are looking for. By yourself, with a friend, or a large group, AALTOS welcomes you to the neighbourhood and treats you like family.
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English first
Winnipeg, Canada
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Can't beat the price. The selection is a little limited but everything's good & you can have as much as you want. I've been there more than a few times & the staff has always been very friendly & helpful. I'd recommend it to anyone

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Kenora, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Went twice as a discount was part of our Stay and Play package. Service was so-so at dinner and non-existant at breakfast the next morning. Staff tries to mitigate by charging less or bringing out extra food but this is not the answer. 45 minutes to get a steak sandwich is not acceptable and having to get your own coffee... More 

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Red Lake, Canada
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Had the pasta buffet on Saturday evening and was pleasantly surprised. There where 3 fresh good soups to start with, the Minnestrone being excellent and fresh. We made our own version of a red Marinera sauce by adding items as liked such as Chorizo sausage, mushrooms etc... and the sauce was simmered at the buffet and served over Rotini Pasta.... More 

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Eriksdale, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Breakfast buffet was very good with lots of options to choose from. Servers were very accomadating. Resturant was clean.

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Saskatoon, Canada
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

The service was very poor as there was just one person on the floor serving the whole restaurant. When my scrambler was served, the eggs were cold and the potatoes were very hot. I am not sure how they made that happen, but it wasn't very good.

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winnipeg, Manitoba
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

firstly we have had thanksgiving dinner here before and it was okay in fact quite good and due to my travel schedule I always also get to enjoy the U.S. Thanksgiving also. I thought I'd hit rock bottom last year at the Illikai hotel restaurant in Honolulu but this evening was the worst. First $22.00 & built in gratitude (... More 

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Jay P, General Manager at AALTOS Garden Cafe - Transcona, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent visit to AALTOS Garden Cafe. We strive to exceed guest expectations and provide extraordinary customer service but it would appear we have fallen short in this case. I'm hoping you will call me personally to learn more as your experience does not seem to be consistent with the feedback we received on our Thanksgiving buffets.... More 

Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

We have been to Aaltos buffet and it has been good, but what we really enjoy are the breakfasts. A simple traditional bacon, eggs, fried potatoes, and toast is always cooked just as you request. The servers are cheerful and efficient. Coffee is extra, but bottomless. It makes a nice change as a day starter. Sometimes they run a really... More 

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Parksville, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

My husband and I go to Aaltos often. The buffet is always good, and we love the service! Whenever we take anyone out to dinner, it is always Aaltos!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2009

The food there is, on its best day, mediocre, and the service is consistently poor. We don't bother going often anymore, but the last two times we went things were so unacceptable that our meals were free. Many years ago this was a place worth stopping into, but keep on driving now.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2007

Expensive and poor quality

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Additional Information about AALTOS Garden Cafe - Transcona

Address: 826 Regent Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Phone Number: (204) 224-1681
Location: Canada  >  Manitoba  >  Winnipeg
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 8 - 20
Cuisine: Canadian

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