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Symposium Cafe Restaurant and Lounge

2247 Rymal Road East | Stoney Creek, Hamilton, Ontario L8J2V8, Canada
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Ranked #261 of 930 Restaurants in Hamilton
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: American, Continental, Bistro, Family Fare
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Dessert
Description: Dine at this Symposium Café Stoney Creek restaurant located at 2247 Rymal Road East. This Symposium Café Restaurant location is conveniently located on Rymal Road adjacent to the main shopping power centres and is open 7 days a week, early mornings and late nights for your dining restaurant pleasure. The newly opened Cineplex Odeon theatre and adjacent Power Centre is located only minutes away, and we are only 10 minutes from the town of Binbrook. This Stoney Creek Symposium Café Restaurant seats 90 indoors and over 40 seats in a scenic patio and has a private 30 seat bar lounge. We specialize in large group settings and can accommodate last minute dining functions fairly easily. Hope to see you soon at this Hamilton Symposium Café Restaurant location!• Beautiful Restaurant Décor• Scenic Patio• Fully Licensed Bar Lounge• Private Dining Room• Located minutes from #407 and QEW • Open Early Mornings• Open Late Nights 
- Dining Available to Closing Restaurant HoursSunday/Monday 8am to 12amTuesday - Saturday 8am to 1am
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English first
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69 reviews 69 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

To start we ordered cocktails, Ceasars to be exact. They were the worst ceasars EVER. No really, they obviously use the fountain clamato and it was way too watery. The bartender and then the server should really have noticed but no, they deemed the drinks servable. oy. When I called over the manager he just stated that yes it looked... More

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Hamilton Ontario
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76 reviews 76 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Atmosphere is kind of cafeteria style and not very private. Food was very good but wasn't enough for the $$. I have only been for breakfast so my feedback is limited. Lots of fresh fruit juices which were very good. I have been to others in this chain and the portions were larger

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Hamilton, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Good, reliable restaurant with good food, a great drink menu and excellent service! Good spot for family & friend gatherings! Try the martinis & margaritas, there are 100 to choose from! ;)

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Delicious! Loved the haddock. It's well presented with rice and seasoning. My friend had the burger and she said it was one of the best. Apparently the pulled pork sandwich is excellent too! Cheers...

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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Very disappointed with this visit ,just felt like we were being ripped off.Nice comfortable decor but when our entrees arrived my jaw dropped.For a $17.95 dinner portion i was very displeased with the amount of food on my plate-and im just talking about the rice .It looked like there was 2 or 3 spoonfuls of rice on my plate,I asked... More

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Port Dover, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Our family had an early dinner on a Sunday about 4:30pm. The parking lot was almost empty which should have been my first clue. Our waitress who spoke with a heavy accent, which is normally not an issue, spoke much to quickly and had to repeat herself as we were not able to understand what she was saying. Our spinach... More

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

This was my first time at this restaurant. I live not far from it, and never knew it was there, That is because it is a hidden gem. I have no idea why they called themselves a café. It is anything but. It's too luxurious to be called a café. It has a Greek theme décor. The chairs are upholstered... More

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59 reviews 59 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We had both a late afternoon snack and returned for an evening meal another evening at this restaurant recently. Staff were helpful in identifying gluten free options for one of our party, who ended up ordering the steak dinner, which he said was tasty. The waitress was on the mark in noticing that the steak had been prepared with a... More

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Hamilton, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014 via mobile

Terrible pace. Slow service and they treat you like crap. As if they are doing you a favour taking your money

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014 via mobile

Symposium cafe, Ancaster location...First time I called to make reservations for 4 people, I was informed by the person that answered the phone, that the Manager is the only one who can take reservation; I was put on hold; I finally decided to hang up after the time on my phone showed 16:25 (16 minutes 25 seconds) of waiting for... More

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