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All 84 Niagara-on-the-Lake Restaurants

Shaw Cafe & Wine Bar

92 Queen St, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
905-468-4772
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Cuisines: Bistro, Wine Bar
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Newmarket, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We travel to NOTL yearly around the holidays. This year we decided to try the Shaw Cafe for dinner and it was such a mistake. Upon arriving we were given a choice of the table at the door or upstairs. We opted for the second choice. We were seated and I noticed that the floor area and chairs were dirty.... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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41 reviews 41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We had a quick 1 hour stop over while doing the bus tour of Niagara falls and the surrounding areas. We decided on the the suggestions of the day which was the Spicy Rum and Warm Apple Cider and the Bacon and Potato Soup, and my friend had the Lasagne and a glass of wine. Fresh ingredients,tasty recipes and very... More 

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Abbeville, South Carolina
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120 reviews 120 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We went in for lunch last weekend. We were seated fairly quickly but then it was 10 minutes or so before the waitress came back to our table (it appeared to be at about 50% capacity). We ordered the soup of the day that was posted on the board at the front door. She wasn't sure that they had any... More 

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Toronto, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Overpriced, but that would have been forgivable if the food had been good. I ordered the Cafe style turkey club but what was presented to me did not match the description of the sandwich. The "shaved" turkey was two thick slices of tasteless deli turkey, the "house made sweet onion marmalade" seemed absent and the accompanying mixed greens had not... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

looks ever so pretty from outside however food is over priced for the quality. attempting to be something it is. basic food nothing special!

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This restaurant from the outside looked stunning when we visited in September however having made a visit to the restrooms whilst waiting for our food to arrive I was astonished at how dirty the place was. The restrooms are downstairs and I would be surprised if the carpet had ever been cleaned. My feet literally stuck to the grease and... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This cafe draws you in because of its quaint look and prime location. However, once inside, the whole experience is underwhelming and management doesn't seem to "get it". My family and I stopped in for lunch during the Thanksgiving weekend. Everything was fine until my wife tried to order a garden salad with a protein. Since she doesn't eat meat,... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This is one of the most popular places to eat in the area. I'm sure they used to be a pretty good place to eat, but those days have past. The place looks like it hasn't been renovated in decades. It's dirty, dusty, and unmaintained. The kitchen is tiny. I would call it more of a kitchenette. The second I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I visited a couple of weeks ago while I was on holiday from the UK, and I was beyond impressed. The staff were incredibly friendly and helpful, there was never a moment when we were left wanting service. On top of all that, I ordered the house steak rare, and this has to be the first restaurant I've visited in... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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115 reviews 115 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Treated myself to a glass of Red before the theatre and then salivated looking at all the food the patrons were feasting on. I can say they were enjoying everything and the wait staff were more friendly than my friends....give it a try...I will have more than wine, next time.

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Address: 92 Queen St, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
Phone Number: 905-468-4772
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Niagara-on-the-Lake
Cuisine: Bistro, Wine Bar

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