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Borealis Grille & Bar

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American, Bar, Canadian, Gluten Free, Gastropub
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1388 Gordon St, Guelph, Ontario N1L 1C8, Canada
+1 519-265-9007
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Wed 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tue 11:30 pm - 10:00 am
Thu - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Guelph, Ontario, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

They have a nice back room for private parties. We also like their patio. Their menu has something for everyone. We had a surprise party for my husband. This group had 7 blind friends and two service dogs. The staff was great! We felt very welcomed. Free dessert for the birthday boy was a very nice touch.

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Thank Patti W
Guelph, Canada
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very relaxing and friendly place. Staff are very good. Food is excellent. Would like to see more imported wines on the menu

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Thank Dave N
Guelph, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The atmosphere and friendly staff, plus great food provided us with an enjoyable experience at Borealis. Tracy was our server and did a fabulous job! We will be back.

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Thank frances159
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This place specializes in using all local products which I'm a big fan of along with great service and and good food can go wrong with this place!! I've been there multiple times with groups couples and big parties good every time.

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Thank Koolaid2016
Guelph, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice atmosphere, food was ok. Staff friendly. Not the best place in Guelph but good for a nice dinner. Been there a few times and the food has been hit and miss. Hopefully it will become more consistent.

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Thank RouseKL
Guelph, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We celebrated our 30 year anniversary by going out for dinner at Borealis, just the two of us. The food was phenomenal and the service was incredible! It was a very nice, intimate time together and will definitely return.

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Thank swimmerjackie
BorealisGM, Manager at Borealis Grille & Bar, responded to this review

Thank you so much swimmerjackie! We are so pleased you selected Borealis to celebrate such a wonderful milestone. It is nice to hear we hit the mark on food and service to help make your evening special! We really appreciate you taking the time to write a review. We look forward to having you return in the future! Cheers! More 

Toronto
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152 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had dinner here last Saturday as we were scooting around town doing errands. The local beer was especially tasty (perhaps because I was so hot). I loved that this place focused on locally sourced food! I had the pulled beef brisket and my dinner partner had the steak. Both came with the best mashed potatoes. Both beef dinners were awesome,... More 

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Thank mjuliennow
BorealisGM, Manager at Borealis Grille & Bar, responded to this review

Hi mjuliennow, Thank you for taking the time to write us a great review, we really appreciate it! We are pleased to here that you enjoyed our "local" concept and of course our delicious craft brews! We hope to have you join us again soon! Thanks again! More 

guelph
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Joined another couple last Wed July 20 for the Borealis Date night .Two can dine ( 3 course meal ) for $50.00 + drinks and gratuities .Company was great , the girls really enjoyed being able to bring and take away their own wine ( no corkage ) a milh bottle full of beer hit the spot on a summer... More 

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Thank james r
BorealisGM, Manager at Borealis Grille & Bar, responded to this review

Hi James R, Thank you so very much for taking the time to write us such a lovely and positive review! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed our date night, as well as our dinner feature that evening! We agree, the elk baked pasta was so delicious! We are excited to hear that one of our newest members... More 

Mississauga, Canada
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely amazing service. They were able to provide an amazing meal for our team dinner. We needed to be out in an hour and they were very accommodating! Great place - definitely be back! Sandy

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1 Thank Sandra M
BorealisGM, Manager at Borealis Grille & Bar, responded to this review

Hi Sandy, Thank you so much for taking a moment to write us a great and positive review! We were so happy to have you and the ball team join us 2 days in a row and are always pleased to accommodate your needs for any future visits! We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay and we hope to have... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting menu features local food and brews. We had the duck breast and the daily special of rock fish. Both were perfectly cooked and served with delicious sides. The server was friendly and helpful with food allergies and special requests. The only shortcoming of the evening was a very leaky teapot. Definitely coming back.

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1 Thank Janet H
Cavakris, Manager at Borealis Grille & Bar, responded to this review

Hi Janet H, Thank you very much for taking the time to write us such a lovely review! We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed the duck breast and our rock fish feature and are looking forward to having you back to indulge in many of our other menu items! Thanks Again! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$11 - $19
Cuisine
American, Bar, Canadian, Gluten Free, Gastropub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 pm - 10:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1388 Gordon St, Guelph, Ontario N1L 1C8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Guelph
  • Phone Number: +1 519-265-9007

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?