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Swiss Chalet

Fairview - Facer
Swiss, Barbecue, European, Pub
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285 Geneva Street, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
(905) 934-5536
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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I went there twice. First time, I ordered the Hot Chicken; second time, the Teriyaki Chicken. I would recommend both. The staff were very nice, and not pushy. As well, you don't need to wait long for your food. What more can you ask?

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
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Burlington, Canada
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74 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

One would think that given the formula, all Swiss Chalet restaurants would be the same, but that is not the case. In some, the quarter chicken is bigger, in others the baked potato is smaller. Some treat the use of coupons diffferent than another down the street. It's not just quarter chicken any more, but a wide range of chicken... More 

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Oldham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I often go to Swiss Chalet Restaurants as I find that they all seem to maintain the same high standards of food and service. This one did not disappoint me, it was as good as I had expected. The chicken soup and the ribs with rice were excellent and the service was fast and efficient. Recommended.

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Ottawa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

I went there twice. First time, I ordered the Hot Chicken; second time, the Teriyaki Chicken. I would recommend both. The staff were very nice, and not pushy. As well, you don't need to wait long for your food. What more can you ask?

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Grimsby, Canada
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47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

We went to Swiss Chalet on our way to friends. The server was excellent and she provided fast and efficient service. We were pleasantly surprised given a previous time at their restaurant in Grimsby. Not as good.

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St. Catharines, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Just had one of the best meals ever at Swiss Chalet ( Geneva Street in St. Catharines ). I highly recommend this location. Service is friendly, and quickly! Dale and Mark are the best servers I had seen in a long time and I travel a lot. I chicken with juicy and a good size, ribs were fall of the... More 

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Burlington, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We stopped in at the Swiss Chalet just off the QEW in St. Catherines Ontario and were pleasantly surprised. We were a bus load of 48 people, and the place was busy around 4:00 pm. I got a tankard of frosty beer right off the bat, and our server was taking our orders within two or three minutes. Our meal... More 

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

I always order the signature quarter chicken meal, can't go wrong. I try to order ribs and they are awful every time, not sure if it's just my wife. I recently ordered take out and for your info, they do not have a quarter chicken meal for kids for take out or delivery. That sucks. I called the manager and... More 

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St. Catharines, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

A safe haven for anyone suffering from Gluten allergies!!! Three thumbs up!!! The quarter chicken with third back ribs (regular ribs) are always pleasing and the coleslaw is always just right. The Fairview Mall location is the most accommodating because one of the servers has Celiac disease and totally understands and feels for all suffering from food allergies. This location... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Being a fan of Swiss Chalet and only able to visit Ontario once or twice a year, I was not disappointed with this location. The food was hot, tasty and well prepared. Our server was friendly and gave us good service. I would eat her again if I was in the area.

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St. Catharines, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

WOW can not believe it was less than 20 mins ago that we picked up our dinner and I am so disappointed and disgusted by the whole experience. First off, cashier just chats to another co worker- no words exchanged. Arrived early so I expected a wait but it was ready. Drive home, see four quarters in one pan, fine.... More 

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Address: 285 Geneva Street, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
Phone Number: (905) 934-5536
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  St. Catharines>  > Fairview - Facer
Cuisine: Swiss, Barbecue, European, Pub

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  • Address: 285 Geneva Street, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  St. Catharines>  > Fairview - Facer
  • Neighborhood: Fairview - Facer
  • Phone Number: (905) 934-5536

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Swiss, Barbecue, European, Pub

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