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Spencer's at the Waterfront

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Seafood, French, International, Fusion
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1340 Lakeshore Road, Burlington, Ontario L7S 1B1, Canada (Brant Street)
9056337494
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 227
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  • 189
    Very good
  • 98
    Average
  • 39
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  • 24
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great spot on the water.

On a gorgeous, sunny winter's day, we took a car ride out to Spencer's. Got a lovely booth overlooking the water. We both had the burger with duck fat fries, and yes, both were wonderful. My husband also loved the Jasmine iced tea. The menu is varied...a little heavy for lunch, but really good... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
MaraFromToronto
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Toronto
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Oakville, Canada
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great location with a view of Lake Ontario. We visited for Brunch and found the selection rather limited. Eggs were limited to Eggs Benedict and and a very sad looking omelet where the filling was uncooked. A basic such as toast was unavailable. Overall I felt they failed to live up to expectations

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Thank Kevin R
Toronto
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695 reviews
434 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 310 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On a gorgeous, sunny winter's day, we took a car ride out to Spencer's. Got a lovely booth overlooking the water. We both had the burger with duck fat fries, and yes, both were wonderful. My husband also loved the Jasmine iced tea. The menu is varied...a little heavy for lunch, but really good nonetheless. Enjoy!

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Thank MaraFromToronto
Hamilton, Canada
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107 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very difficult to chat with family as restaurant noisy; menu very good but food was quite salty and response was that the majority of the table would not want to return. Service was attentive and pleasant

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Thank footballSD
Winnipeg, Canada
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great view and location. Service was great and food was awesome. We had a chicken sales, it was delicious.

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Thank Karen K
Toronto, Canada
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95 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we went there for Sunday brunch the reception we got was very good the manager Kim was very attentive to small details like picking up stuff off the floor..the brunch had lots of Crab legs which were shelled . Brunch was spread out and had a lot of variety. I pigged out on the crab . I enjoyed the fruit... More 

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Kingswinford
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Company meal welcoming the new Acumenex team to the Ocuco family and the food and service could not have been better. We took our time, last table to leave and the team and the waitress were outstanding. Even to the extent that the steak knife I commented on was given as a gift wrapped in knapkin as I left. The... More 

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Thank Andy C
Burlington, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Being handicapped, the attendant assisted me (and other family members) to our table.....subsequently providing glasses of water.....and menues......then our drink orders ..all in comfortable timing........then delivering our entrees ...all in a very professional manner ..in very delightful fine dining surroundings......relatively quiet atmosphere.....attractive table and settings.......reasonably priced for the type of dining.......

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Thank Richard P
Burlington, Canada
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well .., we understand it's a " fancy place" however there are other restaurants that over look the water so??.., we ordered scallops and received tiny ones w virtually not much on the side, wasn't even enough to feed my 4 lb poodle! Wasn't even that good plus took forever, very disapointed!! So instead of embarrassing hubby I emailed the... More 

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Thank Monique N
Burlington, Ontario
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We are regulars here. Tough to get a reservation as it is very popular. The dinner menu is excellent with a fantastic range of dishes. The Sunday brunch is also excellent. The ambiance and the view are excellent!

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Thank Vagnair
Oakville, Canada
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Daughter took us to Spencer for Sunday brunch December 27. We had the 9:30 AM seating and were greeted by a friendly hostess who also checked in our coats. The restaurant itself is not huge but the buffet tables are arranged nicely. I understand Spencer has a separate section for banquets. The price for 9:30 AM seating is $37 with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1340 Lakeshore Road, Burlington, Ontario L7S 1B1, Canada
    (Brant Street)
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: 9056337494

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 40
  • Cuisine: Seafood, French, International, Fusion

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Local cuisine, Scenic view, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm

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