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The Bauer Kitchen

187 King Street South, Unit 102, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
519-772-0790
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Ranked #14 of 297 Restaurants in Waterloo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Allen St.
Transit: On the main 7 line heading to Conestoga Mall.
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English first
Santiago, Chile
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

This is an awesome restaurant & bar to have the best time, food and drinks are awesome. Service has always something special, the bartenders are magnificent, they make very good cocktails & drink, have a nice humor too. I've been here many times and for very each I leave planning to return once again, one of my favorites in Waterloo.

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Waterloo, Canada
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Nice ambiance server was very helpful but sadly the meal was not too our liking for cost you are paying.

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Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We quite often go to the Bauer Kitchen with a large group of people ~20. The orders have always been correct and timely. The quality is still there even though that is sometimes lost with big groups at other restaurants.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We recently dined at the Bauer Kitchen. Our only complaint with the restaurant is that we find it noisy but this time we specifically requested a table in a quiet part of the restaurant and we were seated in a corner booth which was perfect. We have been to The Bauer Kitchen many times and have always found the food... More

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niagara falls
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85 reviews 85 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I had this dish once 1 year ago and it was so good I had to have it again. Braised short ribs with mushrooms and fries. Meat was juicy, flavourful and tender, covered in veal jus. horseradish gremolata. fresh cut fries were done just right (properly blanched first). For dessert, another repeat. chocolate nemesis: spiced hot chocolate fondue, flourless chocolate... More

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Having eaten several times at the Charcoal Steak house we expected the same quality from the Bauer Kitchen. My partner ordered the NY Strip Loin medium rare. It arrived properly cooked, but somewhat tough and bland, accompanied by 4 sliced and roasted mini potatoes, and a couple of sliced pepper strips. Barely a meal for a man! And priced at... More

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Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We were referred to this restaurant by someone we did not know well, but thought it looked nice, so decided to chance it. We were not disappointed! The ambiance was wonderful, as was the service. Loved the food as well! Very much enjoyed our appetizer, Hoisin Sauce Chicken Tacos - my favourite! Ribs were good, not overly special. Beef was... More

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Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I went out for lunch with friend at the Bauer Kitchener on a Sunday. I liked reviewing the menu online in advance, though it was not clear what Sunday Brunch meant. Turns out you can order off the breakfast or lunch menu. I ordered the TBK omelette and it was really good. Considering the price, I was a bit surprised... More

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Waterloo, ON
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I'm a bit baffled by some of the rave reviews that this place gets on trip advisor. The decor and ambiance is very nice but, like other charcoal group restaurants, the food doesn't live up to the shiny exterior. My first time experience was the pork and gnocchi dish which can only be described as bland. I've tried a couple... More

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charcoalgroup, Guest Relations Manager at The Bauer Kitchen, responded to this review

Thank you very much, spltr, for taking the time to provide us with your invaluable feedback regarding your most recent visit to our restaurant. I must express my deepest regrets for having fallen short of the experience I know we are capable of providing. As the Service Manager, I am responsible for ensuring that our guests are provided the best... More

Mississauga, Canada
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44 reviews 44 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Went to this restaurant with my daughter for my birthday dinner. We shared the charcuterie tray and salad, with some wine. The food was outstanding. Delicious flavours and large servings. The service was excellent and the atmosphere was comfortable and perfect for a lovely chat. Well worth a visit, I would return again for sure.

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