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Borealis Grille & Bar

1388 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
+1 519-265-9007
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Ranked #20 of 319 Restaurants in Guelph
Price range: $13 - $22
Cuisines: Canadian, Bar, Gastropub, Family Fare
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Ontario
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

We just had our 3rd visit to Borealis in Guelph, and were very pleased again. It was an early dinner for two, and despite the bad weather, the place was almost full (by the time we left at 7:00, it was full). For starters we had the tomato cream soup, and for entree I had the grilled striploin and my... More 

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Wellington, Canada
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Everyone in our party was satisfied with the selection and the presentation of the entrees. Novel soup of the day was delicious. Hope to return for a Late Nite seating in the future. I would classify them in the top 10 % of restaurants in the area. Bon Appetite !

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Guelph, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

Borealis is around the corner from my home and I pass by frequently. It is inviting, modern and split into two sides. One side is a bar environment while the other is ideal for a special dinner. Don't miss Botrealis, it's really worth the visit. I would say one of the top 5 restaurants on the city.

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BorealisGM, General Manager at Borealis Grille & Bar, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We are thrilled to be in your top 5. Please come visit us again soon. Cheers More 

Guelph, Ontario
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I have eaten here many times now and every time I go, we receive terrific food, wonderful service and naturally raised meats with local fruits & vegetables. Lots of promotional events and even a nice place to just meet someone for drinks and appetizers.

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BorealisGM, General Manager at Borealis Grille & Bar, responded to this review

Hi Dale. Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are thrilled when we hear that guests appreciate locally sourced food and beverage. We have just launched our new winter menu with some really wonderful (locally sourced) dishes. Hope to see you again soon. Cheers More 

Ottawa, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We arrived at Borealis Friday night at 6 - without reservations. They managed to squeeze us in after a short wait. I was impressed with the owner - who sold me on the Pacific Salmon, which he had caught himself - using ethical methods that included a sustainable fishing area - and lines not nets. So they practice what they... More 

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BorealisGM, General Manager at Borealis Grille & Bar, responded to this review

Hi Steve Thank you so much for visiting us and your review, We are so happy everyone enjoyed their dinners and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Cheers More 

Top Contributor
275 reviews 275 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

The food here is good and may have massive amounts of sides to make sure you dont go away hungry. I ate at the bar and the bartender was busy making all the drinks but never lost track of me. Nice job.

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BorealisGM, General Manager at Borealis Grille & Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, we are so happy to hear you enjoyed your experience! We look forward to seeing you again soon, Cheers! More 

Windsor, Canada
Top Contributor
114 reviews 114 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

My wife and I tried out Borealis for dinner while in Guelph. My wife had the Quinoa Stir fry and I had the Beef Stew. It was truly one of the best restaurant meals we've ever had. My wife is a little hard to please and she was raving about her meal. I've never had better beef stew in my... More 

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BorealisGM, General Manager at Borealis Grille & Bar, responded to this review

Hi Mike! We are so happy you enjoyed your experience here at Borealis in Guelph! We look forward to hosting you again soon, cheers! More 

Ontario
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

the food is fantastic at this place. all fresh and locally grown . The meatloaf is incredible. My college ordered a steak and said it was really good but she wished she had ordered the meatloaf in stead as it smelt so good. .

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BorealisGM, General Manager at Borealis Grille & Bar, responded to this review

Great news, we are bringing back the meatloaf on our winter menu in a few weeks! Thanks for the review, hope to see you again soon, cheers! More 

Guelph, Canada
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I go to Borealis often and the food, beer selection and (most impressively) service never disappoint. This bar not only has numerous beers on tap, the variety of the beer is excellent. Beverages and food are mostly (if not all) local.

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BorealisGM, General Manager at Borealis Grille & Bar, responded to this review

Thanks for the review Piz-za! We are happy to share some great new beers with you and some old classics like Smashbomb Atomic IPA! See you again soon, cheers! More 

Guelph, Canada
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This is one of our favourite restaurants. The food is organic from local farms and simply delicious! My favourite is the beet salad and the pulled pork sandwich. The price is a bit higher than average, but the quality is superb. Our family eats here whenever there's a special occasion. They also provide WagJag coupons (2 for l) occasionally which... More 

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BorealisGM, General Manager at Borealis Grille & Bar, responded to this review

Glad you enjoy the local fare as much as we do! Keep your eyes out for some new winter menu items coming soon... Cheers! More 

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Additional Information about Borealis Grille & Bar

Address: 1388 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Phone Number: +1 519-265-9007
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Guelph
Average Prices: USD 13 - 22
Cuisine: Canadian, Bar, Gastropub, Family Fare

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