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With the Grain

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Cafe, Sandwiches, Delicatessen
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294 Woolwich St., Guelph, Ontario, Canada
5198270008
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7:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch
Description: Enjoy our all day breakfast, seasonal sandwiches & salads, and fresh baked...
Enjoy our all day breakfast, seasonal sandwiches & salads, and fresh baked treats in our Cafe. Drop by the Bakery across the street for artisanal breads and tempting baked goods to carry home. Take-out & catering also available!
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  • 26
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Delicious!

A stop at this bakery is de rigeur during a trip to the Highland Games at Fergus. The scents of cinnamon rolls and fresh bread pull you in. And the taste of everything will keep you coming back. I should try the cafe next door!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 10, 2015
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

A stop at this bakery is de rigeur during a trip to the Highland Games at Fergus. The scents of cinnamon rolls and fresh bread pull you in. And the taste of everything will keep you coming back. I should try the cafe next door!

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

I always enjoy my food from With the Grain and highly recommend the BATH sandwich or BATH wrap. Unfortunately, every single time I go, it's the same friendly but extremely slow service. Sit-down lunch with a group took over 1.5 hours recently and we all just ordered sandwiches. If ordering take-out, I recommend calling ahead and ordering in advance.

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Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015 via mobile

This place was simple, yet amazing. The best part was the service which we received from a happy, sunshiny young woman who was engaging and exciting. The food was perfect! I found it to be flavourful, with hints of spices and tangy. The blends of flavours made this a surprise. The fact that they hand make mostly everything on site... More 

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Jocelyn I, Office Coordinator at With the Grain, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to write us a review! I'm glad you enjoyed and I hope we'll see you again soon. :) More 

Guelph, Canada
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53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I met a friend here for a latr lunch and the restaurant was packed. We were lucky we got the last available table. The server was prompt and friendly. He immediately provided a bottle of water with two glasses. I order the asparagus soup and kale salad. Both were excellent. The soup came with buttered homemade bread which was so... More 

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Jocelyn I, Office Coordinator at With the Grain, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments! I'm so glad to hear that you enjoyed the asparagus soup, it's one of our spring features, I will make sure to let the kitchen staff know too. I hope we'll see you again soon. More 

Fergus, Canada
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61 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

It was not overly crowded when we arrived for lunch, and we ended up at a table for 4, though we were looking for a table for two (the table for two had 3 people at it who seemed to have just sat down). Not a big deal, until it got busy shortly after we ordered. We ended up with... More 

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Jocelyn I, Office Coordinator at With the Grain, responded to this review

My apologies for the experience you had last time you were in; I wanted to let you know that I forwarded your comments to our Café manager and she will be sharing it with the staff at our meeting tonight. Although it's never easy to hear bad reviews we do take them seriously. There were a few things in your... More 

Guelph, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

With the Grain is a spot I've taken my children to for years. The food is delicious and fresh and there is a nice ambiance about the place.

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Jocelyn I, Office Coordinator at With the Grain, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write us a review! More 

Canada
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

It a great bakery and everything is made on site. Excellent home made soups and sandwiches are made with the bread made that day. Breakfasts are also excellent. You cannot go wrong with anything you order.

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Jocelyn I, Office Coordinator at With the Grain, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind review! More 

Mission, BC
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81 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

It was easy to see that this place is very popular with locals, even saw a couple of cabbies on one visit. I liked the usual with a twist choices on their menu and the funky hippy, relaxed atmosphere. Staff are generally friendly and helpful although our waitress both days was a bit of an exception to this - couldn't... More 

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Jocelyn I, Office Coordinator at With the Grain, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind review! :) We hope you'll be visiting again soon. More 

Toronto
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92 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

This is a very cute space and had good reviews so we decided to try it for my daughter's birthday brunch. There is no seating system for the busy weekend brunch. It was chaos, with people shoving around the door and hovering over tables about to leave. Other people snuck in the back door and snapped up tables ahead of... More 

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Jocelyn I, Office Coordinator at With the Grain, responded to this review

Thanks for bringing this situation to my attention, I looked into what happened and I would like to extend my apologies for the confusion as well. I spoke to one of the front of house staff who was working that day, and my understanding of what happened is that a group that came in after you had a member in... More 

Wangen, Germany
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Guelph loves it but the things they do there looking amazing but the tast is boring!! It is totally overpriced for what you get there!!

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Jocelyn I, Office Coordinator at With the Grain, responded to this review

I'm sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your experience with us. We do our best to make our food and baked goods flavourful and delicious, so I will pass your comment on to our kitchen staff. If you feel like letting us know what you ordered and how you felt it could be better we always appreciate suggestions! (our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 294 Woolwich St., Guelph, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Guelph
  • Phone Number: 5198270008

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 25
  • Cuisine: Cafe, Sandwiches, Delicatessen

Description

Enjoy our all day breakfast, seasonal sandwiches & salads, and fresh baked treats in our Cafe. Drop by the Bakery across the street for artisanal breads and tempting baked goods to carry home. Take-out & catering also available!
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?