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Uptown Cafe

140 Metcalfe St, Elora, Ontario, Canada
519-846-0553
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Ranked #1 of 20 Restaurants in Elora
Cuisines: Canadian
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Description: A Small family owned and operated Cafe serving Breakfast, Lunch and Afternoon Tea 7 Days a Week. Good food served in a relaxed atmosphere.
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  • English first
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English first
england
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

My wife and I dropped in to the Uptown Cafe for a light lunch before checking out the shops in Elora. We were pleasantly surprised with both the food and the service. Very friendly waitress/owner, chatted with her about England, turns out we live in the same area that she was from originally. Food was not gourmet but very good,... More 

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Caledon, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 via mobile

Nothing special, just average old diner.. No outside seating, such a shame on a beautiful day...waitress was very personable but the food was mediocre ..

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United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

The service was good and friendly. The place was busy, always a good sign when eating somewhere new. The quiche with salad I had was delicious and I would definitely recommend the Uptown Cafe for lunch

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merv w, Owner at Uptown Cafe, responded to this review

Hi There Thankyou for your positive review of Uptown Café. We're glad you enjoyed your lunch. Hope we'll see you again. More 

Elora, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Adored by all of the locals of Elora, this is the place to go for comfort food! Quick service, great food, yummy desserts, great coffee. Owners Merv and Noreen are personable and friendly. Charming little cafe for everyone to enjoy

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merv w, Owner at Uptown Cafe, responded to this review

Hi There Thanks so much for your wonderful review of our Café. We really appreciate it when we get such positive feedback from our customers. We put a lot of effort into making sure everything runs smoothly even though there are occasional hiccups as the previous reviewer mentioned. More 

London, Canada
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 via mobile

Went there for lunch. We were seated promptly by who in think was the owner. The place was fairly busy, but the three servers weren't run off their feet and the cafe is small. The waitress came by to take our drink order and also promised to bring back menus. Standard operating procedure should have been leaving them with us... More 

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merv w, Owner at Uptown Cafe, responded to this review

Hi We are sorry to hear that your visit to Uptown Café was not as good as it should have been. We are currently training new staff and it's obvious that they need more training! If you are in the area again please give another try. More 

Toronto
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

My family was visiting Elora and planned a lunch at the Uptown Cafe based on TripAdvisor reviews. We thoroughly enjoyed our lunch - quiche, panini and homemade tomato soup. Yummy. Our waitress was convinced we had been there before which was odd, but overall a nice luncheon spot.

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merv w, Owner at Uptown Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Thanks so much for your great review of Uptown Café. We really appreciate it when customers let us know when they have enjoyed our food and service. Hope we'll see you again soon. More 

Guelph, Ontario, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I took my grandma to lunch here for her birthday - it had good reviews both online and from friends, and I'd heard they had good quiche (my grandma's favourite!) The Uptown Cafe stood up to its fine reputation. We had a lovely meal, the service was great, the food was tasty and nice portion sizes - not too big... More 

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merv w, Owner at Uptown Cafe, responded to this review

Hi There Thanks so much for your great review of Uptown Cafe. We're glad you enjoyed your lunch. If you had let us know it was your Grandmother's birthday we would have sang Happy Birthday to her! Hope we'll see you again soon. More 

Toronto
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We just popped into Uptown cafe in Elora on Sunday afternoon to try the tea and scones that we had heard about from friends. I don't see it on this menu, or on their website, but I can say that finally I have had tea and scones just the way I like them, when I was least expecting it. It... More 

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merv w, Owner at Uptown Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Thanks for your very generous review of our Cafe. We are proud of our afternoon teas which we try and make as close to a traditional English Tea as possible. The recipe we use for our scones is the same as we used when we lived in the UK. Thanks again and I hope we see you again the... More 

Miami
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

We visit the place on a Sunday for lunch. We came two families with 5 kids. The kids menu was good, had few options and came with drink and cookie. The waitress was very pleasant and the food came relatively fast. I ordered the grilled veggie wrap which came with a salad and was amazing. We ordered a quiche and... More 

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merv w, Owner at Uptown Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Thankyou very much for your great review of Uptown Cafe. We do appreciate getting feedback from our customers, it makes it all worthwhile. More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

My partner and I stumbled upon this cafe for lunch while visiting the gem of a town that is Elora. I had a delicious and substantial Greek salad and he had the Farmer's breakfast. Both were very enjoyable. Service was quick, friendly and efficient and the prices were very reasonable. We especially loved the iced coffee! Would highly recommend this... More 

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merv w, Owner at Uptown Cafe, responded to this review

Thankyou for your great review of our little Cafe. We really appreciate all the positive comments we receive for our food and service. Running a small business these days, especially a restaurant when there is so much competition is not an easy thing but good reviews like yours shows that we're doing OK. More 

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Address: 140 Metcalfe St, Elora, Ontario, Canada
Phone Number: 519-846-0553
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Elora
Cuisine: Canadian

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