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Fireside

800 Ottawa Street South, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
(519)581-1200
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Ranked #61 of 426 restaurants in Kitchener
Cuisines: Delicatessen, Family Fare
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Takeout
Most recent review
- Jul 7, 2014
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Takeout
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English first
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 NEW

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
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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
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136 reviews 136 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 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
3 helpful votes 3 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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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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43 reviews 43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 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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Kitchener, Canada
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6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

We can rely on a great "special" breakfast with super efficient and cheerful service whenever we visit the Fireside twice monthly. Once in a while, we'll try elsewhere, but we've learned that no where else in K-W can beat the Fireside for its value, fresh coffee, and breakfast anyway we want it.

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