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8 William St E, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
(519) 885-4390
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 27
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A local Gem

Marbles is a great local restaurant with a history that goes back into the 1800's when the building was a local stable. The restaurant itself has been in operation since the 1970's, serving good food in a friendly atmosphere in downtown Waterloo. Try the Whole Earth Salad!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
DougNix
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Kitchener, Canada
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Kitchener, Canada
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105 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Marbles is a great local restaurant with a history that goes back into the 1800's when the building was a local stable. The restaurant itself has been in operation since the 1970's, serving good food in a friendly atmosphere in downtown Waterloo. Try the Whole Earth Salad!

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Elora, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Fancy vegan food isn't easy to come by in a regular restaurant, and while we don't like the fact that most restaurants serve meat, fish and dairy, it is nice to find a place where you can have a pleasant experience and still eat something without compromising your vegan practices. You may not know this, but Marbles has VEGAN and... More 

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Kitchener
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46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

I went with a friend and we both ordered one of their specials - the Pork Souvlaki wrap with Caesar salad. The meat was extremely dry and over cooked. It really wasn't very good. The servers might want to consider smiling once in a while too.

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Toronto
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

A long standing neighbourhood favourite. Casual, cute, good food, good beers, not fussy at all. Good place for a Saturday lunch or afternoon snack and beer. Service at times a bit weak (young and inexperienced) but generally fine.

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Waterloo, Canada
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Food is very creative and tasty. Service always good. Quaint and small but very good. Great place for lunch and a good hang out with friends.

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Mississauga, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Went for a birthday dinner with family and although the food was decent, the service was more than terrible on a Sunday . The poor attitude of the waitress combined with having to ask for our our orders to be taken, dessert orders , coffee etc. was not the best experience . My partner has fond memories of this cute... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
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121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

On this visit we were bringing aprox. 20 people in to be fed fairly quickly in between two visitations at a local funeral home. I discussed this ahead of time with the manager, and they were prepared for us. When we arrived, each person still ordered whatever they wanted off the menu, and everything arrived fresh and scrumptious, and on... More 

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Waterloo, Canada
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33 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

While I don't find the food particularly amazing at Marbles, I like the drinks menu, and sipping on the sangria on the patio is a pretty decent way to spend time with friends in the summer.

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Burlington ON
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 via mobile

I had lunch here today with a party of 5. Great variety of items on the chalk board. I had a turkey club wrap, though it was processed slices and cold. I should have asked. The classic burger was just that. Salad instead of fries is $2 more. Fries are fresh and mixed with a few sweet potato ones thrown... More 

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Waterloo, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Went to marbles last this past summer. It was still as good as I had remembered. The burgers are succulent. They would be my suggested fare. The place is not licensed, so it is NOT a beer and burger joint. However, the Ice Cream shakes more than makes up for that!

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Additional Information about Marbles Restaurant

Address: 8 William St E, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Phone Number: (519) 885-4390
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Waterloo
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8 William St E, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Waterloo
  • Phone Number: (519) 885-4390
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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