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El Spero Restaurant & Tavern

Family Fare, Canadian
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1515 Rebecca St, Oakville, Ontario, Canada
(905) 827-4851
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
They're Back!

El Spero was forced out of Hopedale Mall and has now re-opened on Lakeshore Rd in Bronte area of Oakville. Thank goodness! Their eggs Benedict are the best anywhere and they now have several new variations on the theme. Lunch and dinner menus have stayed much the same as before, also good news... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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Oakville, Canada
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Oakville, Canada
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

El Spero was forced out of Hopedale Mall and has now re-opened on Lakeshore Rd in Bronte area of Oakville. Thank goodness! Their eggs Benedict are the best anywhere and they now have several new variations on the theme. Lunch and dinner menus have stayed much the same as before, also good news! Lots of choice, lots of tasty food.... More 

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Oakville, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I was so sad when El Spero was suddenly gone at the mall on Rebecca St. I loved going there for breakfast and sometimes dinner, too. I thought the owners just decided to close it down but then it appeared on Lakeshore and Bronte with a sign 'opening soon'. I waited and waited and it finally opened. I was there... More 

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Oakville, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

El Spero has moved from their previous location to Bronte. I was pleased to see that the restaurant is usually quite full. Their customers have followed them to the new location-always a good sign. We ordered comfort food - hot hamburger, mashed potatoes and veg. The patty was big and really good and you can see it was formed by... More 

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Oakville, Canada
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58 reviews 58 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

After getting kicked out of South Oakville Shopping Centre (pushed out by landlord - who should now regret it with Target closing!), it's great to see El Spero re-open on Lakeshore Road in the Bronte neighbourhood of Oakville. They've done a great job renovating and re-creating themselves! The place was packed - didn't take long for Bronte residents to find... More 

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54 reviews 54 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

El Spero ahs moved out of it's previous mall location and has set up shop on Lakeshore road in a very large and bright building. A huge improvement over the last location. Interior is spacious and fresh. Staff really friendly and the staff seem to know everyone dining there. I was there a few days after the opening and it... More 

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Oakville, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

It has opened in a new location in Bronte on Lakeshore Road, closest intersection Bronte Road and Lakeshore, opposite Sobey's. Finally an Oakville gem comes back !

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82 reviews 82 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

El Spero was a charming little restaurant located in a great area for Seniors. The restaurant closed a while ago as the mall had new owners who thought they are above having a good family restaurant. El Spero was a part of most people childhood and adulthood. Great food friendly staff. It is a family run business. Thankfully it is... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

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
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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 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1515 Rebecca St, Oakville, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Oakville
  • Phone Number: (905) 827-4851

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Family Fare, Canadian

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