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The Alex Restaurant

480 Brant Street South, #4, Burlington, Ontario L7R 2G4, Canada
(905) 220-0520
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Ranked #184 of 375 Restaurants in Burlington
Hours:
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Tapas
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

My wife and I were looking for a very nice restaurant to eat dinner at in the area and we stumbled across a review for the Alex. We are so glad we listened. The service: From the moment we walked in our server Rick was very attentive and friendly. It was not a busy night but unlike other places we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

My husband and I had our first experience at The Alex last night and we were very happy to have stumbled upon this new fave. The service was very friendly, informative and passionate about the food and restaurant. We ordered the Charcuterie board and beer to start, followed by the recommended short rib, pork belly, fish tacos and cashew shrimp... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The Alex is by far one of my favourites. It is a small plate restaurant, but the prices are decent, and for the quality of the food it is totally worth it! The menu is very innovative and I often order 2 or 3 plates to try. I have never been disappointed with my experience here. The staff are also... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Let me start by saying it was a busy evening where staff may not have been able to keep up with demand; however, there are a few things that should be standard in any restaurant - basics of service - and this was lacking. First,- we ordered both the charcuterie and cheese plates to start. When they were placed at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Lobster mac and cheese.... Amazed!!! My tastebuds crave this almost weekly. Excellent service. The music was perfect. Great spot. Sad about lunch availability but I can live without it.

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44 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I was fortunate to get an invitation to this restaurant and to my surprise, the food was tremendous and the service was excellent. Definitely a place to take someone you want to take out for dinner.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

The food was great you have to order a few plates as it as a tapas style restaurant. The service is really good and if you let him to the choices you can't go wrong. You should really try it

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Burlington, Canada
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

The Alex has never disappointed us! My husband and I have returned numerous times for a special night out full of flavour! Our favourites include the short rib, charcuterie board and whatever new meat dish is offered! The servers know their product and we have never been steered wrong when wanting suggestions of wine or dishes! Expect to spend some... More 

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Burlington, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

I've been to this restaurant a few times and have never been disappointed. Most recent visit was with friends to celebrate my husband's birthday. The menu is all small plate, tapas style, and allows you to sample a wide variety of dishes. We started with the charcuterie and cheese board - nice selection of quality meats and cheeses. Best blue... More 

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Burlington, ON
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

One of the best meals we've had in Burlington! Besides the friendly, knowledgeable and welcoming service, the food was flavourful, thoughtfully presented and featured plenty of creative twists and turns on some classic combinations. Seared Flatiron Steak with Pomme Puree? Fish Tacos? Shrimp and Lobster Mac' n Cheese? Really? It doesn't get much more simple than that, but the guys... More 

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Additional Information about The Alex Restaurant

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

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