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Rainbow Restaurant

82 Simcoe St N, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada (Downtown Oshawa)
(905) 728-6463
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Ranked #34 of 299 Restaurants in Oshawa
Neighborhood: Downtown Oshawa
Most recent review
- Jun 23, 2014
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Neighborhood: Downtown Oshawa
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English first
toronto
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50 reviews 50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We have eaten at Rainbow a couple of times and have always had a good experience. Staff are friendly. The food is served fairly fast. The restaurant is clean with a typical diner décor. Food is priced well, portions are large. They do not have a parking lot but street parking is inexpensive and there are many spots nearby. There... More

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Smooth Rock Falls, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

If it is a fancy dining experience and over priced food items you're looking for, then steer clear of The Rainbow. But if you want a good, filling, home cooked like meal, then this is the place to come. The staff are so friendly and many have been there for decades. Before moving away, my husband and I would eat... More

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Pickering, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Very good competative prices, great portions, great service. We sat in the upper room an when fully seated, it can be quite noisy. We enjoyed our visit. I am told the BLT is great. They only take cash but there is an ATM in the restaurant.

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Oshawa, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Take family there once a week every week plus for birthdays Never a complaint from any of us 4 kids 2 adults always Add 4 or more adults for birthdays or just cause here visiting

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Oshawa, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

My cousin's husband suggested to have breakfast at the Rainbow restaurant. He was ranting and raving about how great their breakfast menu and their price. At first I was so excited because I'm a very nostalgic person and this restaurant has that feel of nostalgia with it's décor of pictures of famous and I guess local celebrities, friends and family... More

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Bowmanville, Canada
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78 reviews 78 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

A buddy put me on to this place. At first I did not understand why, until I had the breakfast. Great!!! Service was very good and everyone very pleasant. Would not hesitate to recommend the Rainbow restaurant.

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Ontario, Canada
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70 reviews 70 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

For starters it is so nice seeing a good old fashioned diner still operating and being good. This little hole in the wall and I mean that in the nicest of ways - is great. If you are going for ambience - don't! If you are going for good portions, good food, GO! Very friendly and very yummy food. You... More

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Oshawa, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

I've gone to the Rainbow restaurant for a while now, its always been great, quick service, friendly staff, great food, cheap prices. I went there the other day since I had not been there in a couple months and was craving a good hearty breakfast. Yes the service was quick and prices were cheap, but I was surprised with the... More

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Oshawa, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

Have been going to this place for several years since being told about it by our son . Like a trip back to the Fifties . Peameal breakfast is great if you can eat 8 ounces of peameal (3 slices) , 3 eggs , homefries and toast at a sitting . The waitresses are great and look after all your... More

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Toronto
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94 reviews 94 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

If you like Peameal bacon.. you gotta eat here! Food good, wait staff good, only thing was the back room smell.. place needs an overhall and just seemed kinda dirty... was very busy when we went at breakfast on a Saturday morning. But there was a lingering odour (unclean) smell. Food though was great...

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