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294 Woolwich St, Guelph, Ontario N1H 3W3, Canada
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Healthy Fresh and Delicious. Worth the drive to Guelph to spend a nice Brunch or Lunch with Family or Friends or just alone. You will feel rite at home.

Thank Suzanne D
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Waited for over 45 min and they did not even start our order , Don't bother unless you have a lot of time money and patience

Thank Lindsay Y
Kyla W, Office Assistant at With the Grain, responded to this review

Hi Lindsay, Thank you for your review, we are saddened to here of the experience you had here. I'm not here to justify our service by any means, however our weekends do get quite busy. Perhaps if you have time, please feel free to e-mail us here at info@withthegrain.ca and elaborate more on your situation. We are always trying to... More 

London, Canada
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

Tasty food and good sized portions are offered at With the Grain. I have tried several of the breakfast and lunch offerings and never been disappointed. When visiting Guelph, it's a family treat to go for a meal here. The relaxed atmosphere is appreciated and although the restaurant can be very busy (ie popular) the staff never seem anything less... More 

1 Thank feebee92
Kyla W, Office Assistant at With the Grain, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us, it's always appreciated to hear back from our customers. After reading your review, I let the server know about your kind words. He was very happy to hear he is doing such a great job. Glad to hear you had such an amazing experience here at With the Grain! More 

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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Sometimes when you drive though a town and need stop for a bite you come across a real gem, With the Grain is charming and special and you wish there was one in every corner- they have a bakery on one side of the street and a resturant on the other side with home made soups, sandwiches and desserts- with... More 

Thank Fiddlefoot8
Kyla W, Office Assistant at With the Grain, responded to this review

Wow, thank you so much for all the wonderful things you said about With the Grain! We really appreciate you taking the time to give us a fantastic review. Stop by anytime when you're in down, we'd love to have you again. More 

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76 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

This is a very quaint, basic restaurant with a good menu. I like dining when they put a bottle of water on the table without being asked!! No air conditioning but the day we were there, had windows open and a nice breeze. All 6 of us were satisfied with our meals. Pricing was good for quality and portion size... More 

Thank kajj21
Kyla W, Office Assistant at With the Grain, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review, we value your feedback as a customer. Hope to see you soon! More 

Guelph, Canada
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4 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Service was a bit dicey here when we came for lunch. It would make sense on a busy day but there was one other table at the time. When we ate though the food was very good and the baked goods were superb. Took some home with us and chowed down, still good on day two.

Thank robfoodie2016
Kyla W, Office Assistant at With the Grain, responded to this review

My apologies for the slow service that was offered to you during your lunch experience. I will show this to our Front of House manager and we can discuss possible solutions to increase speed with our table service. Thank you for your feedback, we are always looking for ways to improve our customer service. Glad to hear you found the... More 

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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

I don't industry the place reasonably priced or relaxing. A 4oz cup American for over $5, and then they want a tip for slow service ND a noisy atmosphere. Why do people support such business practices?

Thank Patrick C
Management response:

We're sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your experience, Patrick C. Our coffee and expresso drinks are made from fairly traded, organically grown and locally roasted beans, which is why our coffee and espresso drinks are priced the way that they are - that's what it costs to provide environmentally and ethically sourced products to our guests. Our... More 

Oshawa, Canada
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68 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016

On our way to an 80th birthday celebration, we stopped here to get scones. There is a bakery but also a wonderfully rustic restaurant. I had a cold coffee, bottled from a local producer. The sandwich was no ordinary cheese sandwich. With aged cheddar and a mango chutney my taste buds rejoiced.

Thank Keith M
Management response:

Thank you for your review, Keith M! Our friends at Planet Bean Coffee know how to make the best cold brew on the market! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed our 17th Anniversary feature sandwich too! Cheers! Team WtG More 

Guelph, Canada
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136 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

Like the coffee. Baked goods are very good. I usually get mine to go so I can go walk in the park. A relaxing start to my Saturday mornings

Thank Steve B
Management response:

Thank you for making us a stop along your route to the park, Steve B! We agree, coffee and baked goods are the best way to start the day! Cheers! Team WtG More 

Kitchener, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

The cafe has nice meals with fresh ingredients in a lovely atmosphere, but the attached bakery is the best one in town. I can't do without their oatmeal bread and whole grain English muffins. The sweet treats are an excellent bonus.

Thank noh111
Management response:

Thank you for making us a part of your weekly grocery shop, noh111!!! We appreciate your review, and we're happy to hear that you enjoy all of the delectable treats that our Bakery Team creates each day! Cheers! Team WtG More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$4 - $19
Cafe, Canadian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 294 Woolwich St, Guelph, Ontario N1H 3W3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Guelph
  • Phone Number: 15198270008
Enjoy our all day breakfast, seasonal sandwiches & salads, and fresh baked treats in our Cafe. Drop by the Bakery across the street for artisanal breads and tempting baked goods to carry home. Take-out & catering also available!

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