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The Alex Restaurant

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480 Brant Street South, #4, Burlington, Ontario L7R 2G4, Canada
(905) 220-0520
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 62
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Casual Dinner

The food was really nice but the fact that the resto menu didn't reflect the online menu was a bit of a disappointment. I was really wanting foie gras and didn't get it... That being said, the food and service were great. Plates were brought at a nice pace. All meats, both land and sea, were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Judith A
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Burlington, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for a intimate setting with small portions, but lots of variety and packed with flavour, the The Alex restaurant in Burlington is what you are looking for. Situated in beautiful downtown Brant St this little bistro has its a unique charm to it. Though it seems like a normal restaurant looking in you can't help but... More 

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Thank LEEHUNG
Vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small intimate room, perfect for couples or individuals as they have bar seating. Tapas style menu. Fabulous inspirational food served with pride(just watch the chef) Stuffed chicken wings are spectacular! The short rib with wild mushroom lasagna is out of this world. Great welcoming service. Can't get much better!

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Thank Nancy B
Burlington, Canada
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74 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tapas style is ideal for sharing. The menu is ever changing with lots of local wines. I always am pleased with my experience!

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Thank Amii S
Burlington, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was really nice but the fact that the resto menu didn't reflect the online menu was a bit of a disappointment. I was really wanting foie gras and didn't get it... That being said, the food and service were great. Plates were brought at a nice pace. All meats, both land and sea, were succulent and perfectly cooked... More 

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Thank Judith A
Burlington, Canada
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

I'm pretty hard on restaurants in my home town, I'm the first to admit but there is a very good reason behind it. Dated, pretentious and lack of effort are a few reasons. Of all the places I've ever spent money in, this one takes the cake for being the biggest disappointment. My dentist's office had more thought put into... More 

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Thank Nigel D
Burlington, Canada
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

Took our daughters for a nice evening out. Returned to Alex's to be greeted with the same warm experience. As per usual the food was amazing!!

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Thank Marie-Hélène M
Mississauga, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

I made a reservation because this restaurant had a score of 4.8 out of 5. I am giving it a 5. The food was fabulous and the service excellent. We really enjoyed our time there. It is a little pricey but worth it.

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Thank Pauline838
Burlington
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55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

Visited this location on a recommendation from one of their other locations in Hamilton (Two Black Sheep). The atmosphere is cool but lacks the uniqueness of their other locations. The food is average to good depending on which tapas you choose.

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Thank deans44
Burlington, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

The food was good, but I would say what we ordered was not spectacular, and relatively expensive. It's a "small plates" place - and by that they mean really small. We had their spicy tuna tartare (a spoonful of topping on a potato chip), marsala vegetable crepe, braised beef tacos, crispy chicken and potatoes, pizza with garlic, mushroom, and broccoli... More 

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Thank Lyubov L
Burlington, Canada
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104 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

We went to this restaurant because of the wonderful reviews, and I have to say it doesn't disappoint. The appetizers are very good. We started with a Charcuterie of cured meats on a massive slab of wood. It was at the suggestion of our friendly waiter. Actually, everyone is extremely friendly and nice. Service here is first rate. That said,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 480 Brant Street South, #4, Burlington, Ontario L7R 2G4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: (905) 220-0520

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Spanish, Pub
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:00 am

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