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El Spero Restaurant & Tavern

Pub, Family Fare, Canadian
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1515 Rebecca St, Oakville, Ontario, Canada
(905) 827-4851
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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This was our second time to eat at their new location. First time breakfast and second time dinner. The new location is very nicely decorated and well laid out. The staff are also very friendly and helpful. For breakfast I had eggs, sausage, breakfast potatoes. For the first time here in Canada... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 11, 2015
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Toronto, Canada
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Oakville, Ontario, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

We were sitting immediately upon entering the restaurant at a nice booth. Drink orders prompt and the waitress was friendly, attentive and made sure to pay particular attention to the kids making them feel comfortable. From grilled cheese sandwiches to hot dogs and fries to spaghetti and meatball sauce there was something to satisfy the whole family. This is a... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

This was our second time to eat at their new location. First time breakfast and second time dinner. The new location is very nicely decorated and well laid out. The staff are also very friendly and helpful. For breakfast I had eggs, sausage, breakfast potatoes. For the first time here in Canada someone has finally managed to the perfect breakfast... More 

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Oakville, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

In the past few months, this family-owned restaurant moved from the Hopedale Plaza on Rebecca St. to Lakeshore Rd. in the Bronte area of Oakville. (NOTE: the address is wrong on TripAdvisor site). Excellent food, large portions at a very reasonable price. Good service & a great ambiance, especially for a "family" restaurant. Extensive menu for all tastes. All day... More 

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Oakville, Canada
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132 reviews 132 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Did a business lunch at the new El Spero on Lakeshore in Bronte. This resto deservedly enjoyed a loyal and mature clientele at the Hopedale Mall. It had to move from there due to a mall reno, and there was a long hiatus. It seems the hiatus was survived, and El Spero is thriving with the same formula: attentive, friendly... More 

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Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

El Spero is a great family and friends restaurant. Looks like brand new inside, the place was Licks Hamburger chain before. The inside was done nicely, service staff were friendly and very pleasant. Food plates are quite big and taste like home cooking. I had the mushroom and swiss cheese hamburger and it was delicious: I had the sweet potatoes... More 

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Oakville, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We have just returned from Hilton Head SC and were delighted to see El Spiro reopened in their new location. They did not disappoint,

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Oakville, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

The food was excellent. A great Family Restaurant. Totally renovated. The old location 'at hopedale mall' was ugly inside. This place is now Bright & Modern. The food is as good as it always was/is! Management - super friendly, as is the Staff. If they remember you from the old location, prepare yourself for a Hug! lol. Lots of Parking.... More 

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Oakville, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

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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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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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: Pub, Family Fare, Canadian

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