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Atmosphere Cafe

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24 Carden St, Guelph, Ontario N1H 3A2, Canada
+1 519-824-0430
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tue - Wed 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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St. Catharines, Canada
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stopped by for a weekday lunch recently and could not have been happier with both the food and the service. We ordered and split a club sandwich (awesome bread!), the pizza special (sausage, red peppers and feta cheeses on a wonderful thin crust) and a blueberry spinach salad with blue cheese that was fresh and refreshing.... More 

Thank Jamie S
Elora, Canada
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148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 379 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

A nice little restaurant. Good service. Sidewalk patio. A bit pricey but not overly. Washrooms are clean and cute, each of the 5 has it's own little room. There is street parking with a splash pad across from it. The area has a variety of shops, cafes and restaurants within walking distance. It is handicapped accessible. We had the homemade... More 

Thank rnr636
Paisley, Canada
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

Small yet quaint! No deep fried food here, only fresh good food! Love the bar and the bartender...she knows what she is doing with her bottles and glasses! The espresso machine is a dream! Will be back for dinner in the near future.

Thank e s
Guelph, Canada
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful dinner my wife and I had. Sat outside with small gathering on their sidewalk tables. Pizza, salad & burritos. And good bottle of Riesling.

Thank Robert M
Guelph, Canada
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

I have the great fortune of regularly visiting Atmosphere Cafe on my Taste deTours, To The Core Food Tour and these people are consistently generous, warm and friendly. Their food and specialty beverages are to die for, as is their decor. There's a reason these guys have been around downtown Guelph for more than 12 years.

Thank Lynn B
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Went here on a weekday evening with my friend for dinner. We didn't expect much when we decided to go, but every time I walk past Atmosphere I can smell the food from the street so I was intrigued. Despite my initial thoughts, Atmosphere cafe changed my opinion! I really enjoyed it. When we entered in there was plenty of... More 

Thank Cara C
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103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

we stopped in for a glass of wine before dinner. Service was slow, the menus were on plastic, and the food was ordinary (we had the tapas appetizer). There were a lot of people in the restaurant so the vibe was good, but something was just off.

Thank Yvonne H
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

This is a very cosy Café with excellent service and exceptional meals. We were two couples for dinner, all our meals were well prepared and presented...The lamb shanks were to die for...there is a very good selection of wine at a very affordable price... A place to go if you are visiting Guelph

1 Thank Jacques H
Welland, Canada
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

We've had breakfast and lunch here...quite lovely menu, beautiful setting and food is good. Nice convenient location.

Thank monique64morin
Ontario, Canada
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107 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

We had visited several other restaurants on Carden Street and liked the look and ambience from the outside; as they say, looks can be deceiving. Yes it was a Saturday night and we did not have a reservation BUT there were several empty tables within the restaurant. We asked to be seated for dinner. It was 7:30 PM. The host... More 

Thank robert3360

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$9 - $18
French, European, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Carden St, Guelph, Ontario N1H 3A2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Guelph
  • Phone Number: +1 519-824-0430
Bistro style cafe serving fresh food prepared daily. Gourmet sandwiches, thin crust artisanal pizzas. French Farmhouse inspired entrees. Housemade desserts & soups. Features focus on seasonal ingredients. Full bar selection. Craft Beers, premium wines (nine by the glass), innovative cocktails. Bourbons, whisky & scotch. Chill vibe, funky atmosphere. Open 11am till late.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?