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Fireside

800 Ottawa Street South, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
(519)581-1200
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Ranked #53 of 427 restaurants in Kitchener
Cuisines: Delicatessen, Family Fare
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Takeout
Most recent review
- Jul 12, 2014
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Takeout
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English first
Bo'ness, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

My -Wife and went to this restaurant on Sunday morning of the 2th July with my cousin and his who were down for our Golden Wedding Celebration a guy in the hotel we were staying in told us about it.The Fireside is easy to fin it is located at the junction of Ottawa Street and Strasbourg.When we got there the... More

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kitchener
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53 reviews 53 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

a saturday morning....honey bee and i for breakfast....everything average and adequate....nothing special, nothing bad....typical breakfast joint....peameal breakfast and 4 item omllette plus two coffees was $27 including taxes and tip.....

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Kitchener, Canada
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Used to be an excellent restaurant but the last few times were not so good, especially last nite. ordered hot hamburger and hot chicken sandwiches.( not sure it was chicken ?? ) When the plates came I almost gaged at the site of the Gravy. It looked like black tar and was thick blobs and my husband had ordered gravy... More

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Kitchener, Canada
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

The weekday breakfast probably is the best in town in terms of price and portion. Lunch and dinner, food just like any diner, nothing special. It is a place to eat, a family restaurant.

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New Hamburg, Canada
Top Contributor
136 reviews 136 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We absolutely loved the smoked meat sandwiches here... and have been back a couple times for more! Large portions for a reasonable price!

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Kitchener, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

We eat here for breakfast all the time. As usual this morning was very good. We all got the regular breakfast. My eggs were perfect and the home fries and bacon was cooked perfect. A great start to the morning

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London
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43 reviews 43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Food here is incredible, 80% of the customers leave with take out containers because they can't finish it. Home baked pies, great soaked meat, really good food at very reasonable prices. The spaghetti with smoked meat is ridiculously priced and you can make 3- 4 meals from it. 2 full spaghetti with meat sauce dinners with 4 oz of smoked... More

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Kitchener, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This is a very simple review. Fireside provides huge servings of several different breakfast items, all of which are tasteless and bland. Reminds me very much of breakfast at Denny's. I didn't like breakfast at Denny's. It is very much a US chain style restaurant, whether it was intended or not. Lots of food, all tasting the same- mediocre. Not... More

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Waterloo
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

The portions were ample especially the ribs. SO mush we had to have a take home box. Hot hamburger was large size as well lighter side of the menu was just the right amount -chicken and vegetables were a moderate size. vegetables were nicely prepared and not over cooked

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Kitchener, Canada
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45 reviews 45 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I don't know if its all the fire memorabilia (including pictures of Kitchener Fire Dept. on the walls); but every time I ask my 3 grandsons...where do you want to have lunch or supper - its always Fireside! Lots of variety from soups, salads, hamburgers, fries, breakfasts, dinners...the menu is excellent and the friendly, knowledgeable staff is great!

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