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Spencer's at the Waterfront

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Thu, 3/21
8:00 PM
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Certificate of Excellence2015 Winner
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Food and ambience

Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Business meetings

Location and contact

Menu

STARTERS‎
13.00
PEI Mussels
Lager, Curry, Fried Shallots, Sweet Potato Rouille, Toast
11.00
Tommy's Yummy Soup
Hot and Sour Broth, Spring Vegetables, Tofu, Fresh Herbs, Chicken
14.00
Crispy Calamari
Sweet Potato “Mole”, Chilies, Cilantro, Lime, Chorizo
9.00
Spicy Fries
Spicy Ranch Aioli, Chili Gouda, Scallions, Pickled Jalapenos
16.00
House Smoked Albacore Tuna
Winter Radish, Pickled Pear, Frisee, Buttermilk Dressing, Foie Gras Croutons
SALADS‎
11.00
Greens Salad
Spelt, Dried Cranberries, Spiced Pumpkin Seeds, Lemon Aioli, Pickled and Shaved Vegetables
12.00
Caesar
Baby Gem, White Anchovy, Preserved Lemon, Garlic Bread Croutons, Parmesan
11.00
Cauliflower Salad
Cumin Roasted and Shaved, Chili Date Purée, Spicy Almonds, Pickled Onions
12.00
Chopped Salad
Romaine, Radicchio, Bacon, Egg, Tomato, Avocado, Crispy Chickpeas, Tarragon Lemon Vinaigrette
Add to Your Salad
MAINS‎
21.00
Pasta Primavera
Fresh Linguini, Market Vegetables, Herb Butter, Parmesan
32.00
Spring Salmon
Warm Spring Peas and Garden Radish, Mint Nage, Carrot Escabeche
22.00
Locally Raised Chicken
Lemon Roasted Potatoes, Swiss Chard, Cipollini Onions, Jerusalem Artichokes
28.00
5oz Craft Cut Tenderloin Steak Frites
House Made Steak Sauce, Grilled Asparagus
19.00
Craft Cut Aged Beef Burger
Smoked‎ Onions, Tomato Jam, White Cheddar, Roasted Pepper Aioli
WITH YOUR HANDS‎
18.00
Yukon Gold Fries
Greens
Caesar Salad
Grilled Tandoori Chicken
Yogurt, Date Preserve, Tomatoes, Lettuce, Mango, Naan Bread
18.00
Yukon Gold Fries
Greens
Caesar Salad
Smoked Salmon
Radish, Arugula, Spicy Russian Dressing, Dill Pickle
18.00
Fillet O' Fish-wich
Fried Market Fresh Fish, House Made 1000 Island Dressing, Coleslaw, Tomato
18.00
Braised Brisket
Gruyere, Beer Mustard, Fried Onions, Onion Bun
PRICE RANGE
$20 - $40
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
Seafood, Canadian, International, Fusion
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Reviews (982)
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Sunday Brunch at Spencers, they have missed nothing. From the drinks, the eggs, the fruit, the waffles, the lamb, the salads, snow crabs legs, oysters, mussels, shrimp, and then the desserts, oh my the desserts..... They give you 2 hours, so take your time and...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Linda P
Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice small restaurant right on the lake. Good variety on menu so everyone can find something. Quite popular for weddings so check ahead to see if there is space. Quite expensive but good for an occasional night out.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Christopher M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Reception was not great and meal average This is expensive and over rated.They need to understand that client's have other choices and be more welcoming.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Frederick C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had high expectations going out for this meal. Don't get me wrong, we had a fantastic time, but what was missing was the attention to detail - that's where the missing star is. Upon entering, I would like to be greeted warmly, or even...More

Date of visit: February 2019
2  Thank Shaun W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice setting overlooking Lake Ontario. Restaurant is nicely decorated and better than average interior. However the menu seems to be geared to something a short order pub cook could prepare. I ordered a burger as nothing really appealed to me. Service was ok. Food...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank thenez1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were celebrating our anniversary and thought we would try Spencers.. the service was good but the place was dirty and very expensive for the food that was served.. I would not recommend this restaurant.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank RedWings1Fan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four of us met for lunch at Spencer's yesterday. We chose this popular restaurant because of its open, inviting layout and beautiful lake view. Unfortunately, the service was slow and each of our dishes quite bland. For example, the linguini with squash was served in...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Douglas W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location means easy highway access and a wonderful view. There is plenty of nearby parking - the regular municipal lot is reserved in the evening for Spencer's customers. The menu selection is a bit focused on fish and steaks, but the service is fast...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Professor04
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

love the view and ambiance of Spencer’s ... food was delicious and service was great! I look forward to my next visit for sure!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 70char70
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

We were at this restaurant for Sunday Brunch. Our reservation was for 1pm. We arrived at 12.55. There were two other couples ahead of us who also had reservations for 1pm. One of them had arrived 30 minutes earlier. The staff were very apologetic and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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John L
July 8, 2018|
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Response from Andy M | Reviewed this property |
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September 5, 2017|
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Response from Travelconnoisseur5 | Reviewed this property |
They do have a separate room that could be used for a private party. I have never attended a cocktail party there but they may do them. Beautiful view for any type of gathering. Check with the restaurant.
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