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El Spero Restaurant & Tavern

1515 Rebecca St, Oakville, Ontario, Canada
(905) 827-4851
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Ranked #120 of 377 Restaurants in Oakville
Cuisines: Canadian, Family Fare
Most recent review
- Apr 15, 2014
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English first
15 reviews 15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Unfortunely due to the greed it appears that the mall is more interested in changing all the good that this part of Oakville loved! How crazy to get rid if a family place that everyone loves for a restaurant that is part of community! They have even changed the name of which will always be Hopedale!

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Toronto, Canada
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Service is variable but the breakfast is good value for money. Able to accommodate a large group at short notice.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013 via mobile

Went for breakfast this morning to ElSpero. It was just ok, but the price wasn't!, my granddaughter had an omelet and chocolate milk, I had ham,2 eggs home fries and toast. The food was mediocre and the service was the same, my ham was cold and I waited too long for a refill on my coffee. the Bill was $25.12... More

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Oakville, Ontario, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

El Spero is a family restaurant which provides a varied menu, good food, good portions, great prices! The wait staff are fast, efficient, friendly. They treat you like family! Go often enough and they call you by name. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner are always fresh, hot or cold depending on what you order and they are filling. You can pre... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013 via mobile

Wow. Well first of all I came here last minute because I was late for an appointment. I ordered the souvlaki sand and the person I was with ordered a soup. Sandwich was very bland and flavorless. Soup was not good either. Service was decent and staff are friendly but food is below mediocre. This is food for people who... More

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Oakville, ontario
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412 reviews 412 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
191 helpful votes 191 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

Have been eating in this eatery off and on for years. Menu is what one expects from an established but traditional runn family owned business. Service is satisfactory and always leave a reasoinable tip as I have neveer experienced any problems here. Family type atmosphere.

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Toronto, Canada
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72 reviews 72 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

Family run, good food, especially the eggs/omelette (try the Mediterranean), outstanding homemade burgers and spaghetti sauces.

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Oakville, Canada
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105 reviews 105 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

Nothing to dislike, everything to like. It's an old style cafe; mature, friendly and attentive waitresses; home made, delicious, wholesome soups; generous sandwiches - especially club; coffee refills; reasonable prices, clean, a delight.

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Oakville, Canada
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

Reminded me of my hometown. Food was great, family atmosphere, portions good size. Restaurant very clean and staff very friendly.

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Muskoka, Ontario, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

good for a soup and sandwich fare but very predictable food. service is good and convenient location for shoppers.

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