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Spencer's at the Waterfront

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Wed, 1/23
8:00 PM
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Certificate of Excellence2015 Winner
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Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Food and ambience

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

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
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Reviewed yesterday

Having had many wonderful meals at Spencer's, we picked this location for a private party of about 25 guests (including children) to celebrate a milestone birthday. They couldn't have been easier to deal with and went out of their way to make this a great...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank samanthagtravels
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have a corporate or private function, do consider Spencer's At The Waterfront. The private room has breathtaking views of the lake and park and even the (wintertime) skating rink. The staff are professional, courteous and efficient. The menu was outstanding. Worth every penny

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Elayne2000
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here as a part of a work function for long service awards and the food was incredible! Service was stellar and well the ambiance great to! great views and the staff were all in good spirits and all had smiles on their faces!...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank The_Pool_God
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and service! Beautiful location along the Burlington waterfront. You can see a clear view of the lake from inside the restaurant but in the warmer months a table on the patio is so nice! Lots of creative dishes with a wide variety of...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank NOTLlocal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Centrally located in downtown Burlington with adequate parking. The views out to Lake Ontario are excellent, especially in summer. The staff were polite and attentive, and the food was good with lots of choice, and reasonably priced! An all round enjoyable experience!

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Brian D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Spencer's to celebrate our wedding anniversary. We had two different steaks that were cooked perfectly and tasted delicious. The vegetables and salad we ordered were also superb. The service was great as was the view of the lake and Christmas lights. A...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MEBRWB
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

Altough there seem to be problems making reservations online and also over the phone we managed to have brunch on our anniversary and it was great. There were different, and less options compared to those prior to the renovation, but still stunning location and choices....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ina_31
Reviewed December 6, 2018

Very nice restaurant , food is excellent the view of the lake is lovely the staff is very friendly and efficient , ambience of the restaurant is very nice in the evening

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank FarAway727378
Reviewed November 28, 2018 via mobile

The atmosphere is quiet and lovely. The service attentive and helpful. The food exquisite. Appetizers were predictable but very good. We both ordered mussels and fries. They were delicious and while looking out at the lake, we both thought it could have been the ocean...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank KatAdventures22
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

I booked dinner for 14-15 ppl (business dinner) and had the Solarium private room booked. Our party had a set menu and our CEO wanted to make a couple of toasts. I was disappointed the staff were removing plates before everyone was finished eating and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ShaunaChan
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Response from Anne C | 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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