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Spencer's at the Waterfront

1340 Lakeshore Rd, Burlington, Ontario L7S 1Y2, Canada
+1 905-633-7494
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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11:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Seafood, Canadian, International, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1340 Lakeshore Rd, Burlington, Ontario L7S 1Y2, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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

Thank FarAway727378
Reviewed 1 week ago 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

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

Thank ShaunaChan
Reviewed October 22, 2018

We were 8 people seated in an alcove on the East end of the attractively decorated restaurant. Extremely friendly and efficient staff on the front desk. They assigned a single waiter to look after us for the long evening we had planned. Our waiter was...More

Thank DouglasS2898
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Great location and good service. Food was pre-prepared and very disappointing. The calamari starter was good and the wine list was excellent. Not likely to return

1  Thank P400JMrogerb
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Was disappointed at our dinner Saturday Oct 13. The food was average at best. Nothing to complain about but nothing to rave about either. Because the food was just okay I find the prices to be high. A $19.00 burger should amazing. But it wasn't....More

1  Thank pippakee2016
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Made an impromptu visit for lunch on a Tuesday with a friend and my two-year-old daughter as we were visiting Spencer Smith Park at lunchtime and found the fast-food place downstairs was shut! Spencer’s is not a kid-friendly restaurant (obviously) - no high chairs, no...More

Thank LucyStaves
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Dissappoibting to be honest. Great location and atmosphere but food was nothing special It wasn’t bad it was just regular A bit pricey so I was expecting a better quality of food

1  Thank planger777
Reviewed September 23, 2018

Lovely dinner and great service (at least by the servers). If not for a reservation issue I would give the restaurant five stars. We had booked a reservation for dinner at 7pm on a Saturday night well over a month in advance. This was also...More

Thank rainbowsparkles
Reviewed September 23, 2018

Gold medals for the location, the architectural design and the interior decor; maybe just a bronze for the food. Our party of four had tacos, a schnitzel and an arctic char for lunch. The char was rated good, the schnitzel just adequate and at least...More

Thank Taughboyne
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John L
July 8, 2018|
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Response from Andy M | Reviewed this property |
No, I don't believe so.
John L
July 8, 2018|
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Response from Wanda C | Reviewed this property |
shoes and shirt required.
September 5, 2017|
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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Scenic view, Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1340 Lakeshore Rd, Burlington, Ontario L7S 1Y2, Canada
    (Brant Street)
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: +1 905-633-7494
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