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The Wired Up Pugs Cafe Bistro

93 Grand Avenue South, Cambridge, Ontario n1s2l7, Canada
+1 519-624-1849
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Ranked #1 of 268 Restaurants in Cambridge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $9 - $16
Hours:
Wed - Thu 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: Eclectic, Café, Fusion
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Takeout
Description: Check out the rich history of our lovely cottage!!!• From the earliest records procured from City hall, Cambridge, our cottage was allocated as a property in 1851.• From 1867 through 1862, Grand Ave S used to be West Main Street South. The owner of our cottage was Andrew Scott,who lived here with the first Lady of our cottage, Shiela and their lovely family.• From 1912 through 1920, we were 93, West Main South, East side and Jos Donaldson resided here with his lovelyfamily.• From 1920 through 1926, we were given our current street name, 93 Grand Ave S and Jos Donaldson still owned thecottage until 1938.• From 1938 through 1987, the cottage was owned by different owners F.J Sheppard, V. Cochrane, F. Jarvis, W. Dunn, C.Jarvis, J. Somerville and Vancont.• From 1991 through 2006, the cottage was owned by Law Photography Studio. From 2008 through 2012, the cottagewas owned by O'Keefe Cottage.And from 2012 to present-day, the cottage has been named as 'The Wired Up Pugs' Cafe-Bistro. Come meet the owners Vidushee and our innovative chef Amit!You will have a great experience with us and the food so good it will keep you coming back for more again andagain.....Come and relive the cottage and have a relaxing time right at the Grand river.Cheers!The Wired Up Pugs Team!
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English first
Cambridge, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

I've been to this restaurant twice now. Each time it has surpassed and surprised my expectations. Heck I even registered to tripadvisor.ca primarily to review this restaurant! Now that says a lot since I'm not much of a social media type of person. The Wired Up Pugs Cafe Bistro delivers many flavours bursting per dish, big size portions, and great... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We have eaten here as a family several times and will continue to do so whenever we are in town. The restaurant is located in a quaint historical cottage making for an intimate dining experience. During the warmer months you can eat outdoors on the patio. As for the food, we have all thoroughly enjoyed the unique flavour combinations and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Upon reading the excellent reviews of The Wired up Pugs Cafe bistro, my husband and our two friends decided to bring in the new year at this unique restaurant. We were not disappointed and can only echo all that was said in the previous comments. It is so nice to be treated as one of the family and be able... More 

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Cambridge, Canada
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106 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Three friends and I visited The Wired Up Pugs Bistro for the first time a week before Christmas - glad we had reservations as every table was booked. After listening to the many specials, we didn't even open our menus - so many great choices already. I started with the Roasted Red Pepper Soup - could have had another bowl... More 

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Cambridge, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

My family enjoyed an evening at this small, intimate cottage-based restaurant. It is near the local theatre and outlet mall. Best to make reservations because seating limited. There can be a wait for your food but it is worth it! Fusion of several styles means a unique dining experience, different from anything else in the region. The owner is very... More 

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Cambridge, Ontario, Canada
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8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

It's a very intimate setting of only 8 tables but I wouldn't have it any other way. The host/chef is amazingly friendly and knowledgeable. The service is not the quickest but the food is amazing. The burger is perfect... do not add any mayo or ketchup! My favorite dish would have to be the curry soup. Fantastic experience.

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Vidushee S, General Manager at The Wired Up Pugs Cafe Bistro, responded to this review

Greetings! It brings us immense joy to learn that you enjoyed your experience at our bistro and we are thankful that you took out time to give us a great review, and yes you are absolutely correct as you know we do make everything fresh from scratch so it does take a little time, and but we always ensure that... More 

Guelph, Ontario, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Quirky décor, most attentive staff (the chef himself - Amit), our meal was full of flavours that had us humming with every bite. It is obvious he has a passion for food and for pleasing his customers. Lovely presentation. Small - only 7 or 8 tables inside - the atmosphere is relaxed. (this was for lunch). Definitely will be going... More 

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Vidushee S, General Manager at The Wired Up Pugs Cafe Bistro, responded to this review

Greetings! Thank you for your wonderful review, and we are truly honored with your kind words. You are absolutely right we are a smaller Bistro and that is why we always advise our patrons to make a reservation, also in the summers we do put a few more tables on the patio. Thanking you once again, The Team @ The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We had lunch today at the "Pugs" . . . Our first time, What a pleasure. . . The owner guided us to our table, Brought us our wine, made recommendations, took our order and served our meals. Everything was as he said it would be. Just the right amount of spice (Heat) in the curries, The Burger was excellent,... More 

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Vidushee S, General Manager at The Wired Up Pugs Cafe Bistro, responded to this review

Greetings! Very kind of all of you to give us such a great review, I remember your table and let me tell you that I enjoyed serving your table very much and all four of you were such a joy, meeting such pleasing personalities are one of the perks that we get in return at our bistro. All our patrons... More 

London, Ontario, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

A friend and myself were on the road to Cambridge when we decided to find a restaurant, needless to say i didn't need to read much to know where we were going to head. This cute little place was awesome the owner obviously loves the food and we did too, we started with a glass of the house iced tea... More 

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Vidushee S, General Manager at The Wired Up Pugs Cafe Bistro, responded to this review

Greetings! Thank you so much for your review of your experience, we are greatly honoured and humbled by your appreciation. Looking forward to serve you again Thanking you The Team @ The Pugs More 

Cambridge, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Thank you very much for the amazing dinner. I love trying new restaurants and am so happy that i was able to find this quint hidden treasure in Cambridge. The food was a delightful surprise which stimulated my taste buds to a heightened sense from the start with the soup (roasted red pepper/sweet potato) and continuing through with the curry... More 

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Vidushee S, General Manager at The Wired Up Pugs Cafe Bistro, responded to this review

Greetings! I appreciate your kind words of appreciation, and we endeavour to create an experience where our patrons feel the passion we put in to our recipe and service. Wishing you for a lovely Xmas and a Happy New Year Thanking you Team @ The Pugs More 

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Address: 93 Grand Avenue South, Cambridge, Ontario n1s2l7, Canada
Phone Number: +1 519-624-1849
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Cambridge
Open Hours:
Wednesday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 9 - 16
Cuisine: Eclectic, Café, Fusion

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