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The Rex Hotel

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346 King Street, Welland, Ontario L3B 3K3, Canada
905-734-4752
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 17
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Great pizza!

The Rex has been a pizza favourite back to my college days and after 30 years they still make one of the best pizzas in Welland. they aloes have other Italian food which I vow to try but once I get in there I just order the great pizza!

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 2, 2015
srgordo
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Ft. Erie
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Huntersville, NC
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96 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Order a tray of pizza and be taken back in history. Real ingredients real cheese and secret sauce. I order with a bit of extra sauce and cooked a minute longer. The Rex served thin slice pizza long before anyone knew what it was. Your only regret is that you couldn't stop eating.

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Thank norm n
Welland, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

I agree it could use a facelift - but there is something to be said for the bare bones, just a great place to be. I disagree that it is not a family restaurant. It is OUR families #1 choice. No entertainment for little kids, sure but pizza and wings is unmatched in my opinion. (eat in is the best... More 

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Thank Christine R
North by Northwest
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

Rex Pizza is famous in Welland and area for its excellent pizza, decent wings, and overall good Italian food. A visit during the Christmas season to the King's Room (the supposedly family friendly room for casual dining) proved to be a lesson in King Street hospitality, however. For starters, we were seated at a dirty table. I literally brushed bread... More 

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Thank RustyGull
Ft. Erie
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

The Rex has been a pizza favourite back to my college days and after 30 years they still make one of the best pizzas in Welland. they aloes have other Italian food which I vow to try but once I get in there I just order the great pizza!

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Thank srgordo
Niagara, Ontario
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71 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

This is our local 'go to' restaurant for Italian food, pizza and wings. We've been going here for over 50 years. The atmosphere leaves something to be desired but you'll never get a bad meal. Staff is friendly and service is efficient. Prices are reasonable. The reputation for pizza and wings is well deserved.

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Thank Liz42
Welland, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

The pizza and wings are amazing! The building is very old and the location is not the best but local people go to the Rex for pizza and wings.

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Thank rlemon2015
Welland, Canada
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Nothing fancy here just a good place to drink beer and watch the game or bet the horses. They have off track betting if you are interested.

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Thank Al K
Welland, Canada
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

They make the best pizza. Their veal Parmesan is also very good. We usually go for pizza and wings but everything else on their menu is good.

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Thank Bonnie N
Niagara Falls, Canada
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Its Not a Family dinner place....Take out is ok...Used to be a really nice place to go at one time....but not now....just take out..and if you get the wing pizza combo....it will cost you!!

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Cambridge, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

We have been patrons for close to 60 years, and the REX is the benchmark against which we measure ALL Italian food. We are ex-pats living in Cambridge, and make up any excuse we can to come to the peninsula so we can go to the REX! All we can get in Cambridge is the cardboard and ketchup they try... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 346 King Street, Welland, Ontario L3B 3K3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Welland
  • Phone Number: 905-734-4752

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 50
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?