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Symposium Cafe Restaurant & Lounge

$$ - $$$
Bar, Canadian, International
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2247 Rymal Rd E | Stoney Creek, Hamilton, Ontario L8J 2V8, Canada
+1 905-578-9900
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 1:00 am
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was satisfactory, the service was fantastic and friendly, the atmosphere was very welcoming and clean

Thank Rosario S
Binbrook, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No lineup, quick, pleasant service and good food quality and value. Full breakfast for two came to $25 plus tip. Have been here a few times over the years. Always a pleasant experience.

Thank JimMc1942
Hamilton, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

Dinner was terrible. The dinner brought to my table was completely different from what the menu showed, and described. At the bottom of my wife's beer glass were several seeds, perhaps from a lemon, lime, orange, or something similar. Our waitress couldn't get us out of the restaurant fast enough. Our bill was brought to us before we were finished,... More 

Thank wingmaster2016
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

We had breakfast here. The eggs and peameal bacon . The eggs are very flavourful and so is the peameal. The bacon is also good. The service is good and friendly. I would recommend the breakfast . The restaurant has a nice feel to it and atmosphere.

Thank Lynne W
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15 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

We've been several times and each time I think the same thing.. it's a shame the food isn't as good as the decor. Most recently I had the Buffalo chicken sandwich, which was decent, but not amazing. As others have suggested, breakfast is definitely the best time to come here. I didn't know until this last visit that this is... More 

1 Thank Matt S
Hamilton, Canada
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75 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

Food is ok. Breakfast is what they do better. The service staff are mature and do a good job. Had the Souvlaki wrap and found it didn't have much meat. The tzatziki sauce was a disappointment.

Thank Cambams
Toronto, Canada
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

The coffee cup had lipstick on it. We waited 45 minutes for our breakfast. There were only about six or seven other tables there. Then, when the food finally arrived, it was cold. Not warm or even tepid. Cold. Stone cold. We had been there so long, we didn't have time to send it back, but we did tell the... More 

Thank CJbambam
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016

I have been there 3 times and as the title says breakfast seems best. We had 3 fresh eggs with peameal bacon & western & cheddar omelette and they were good. Usual breakfast items with a couple of different things like Thai Pineapple Pork in the mix. Our second visit my sister-in-law had the Grilled Fish Sandwich and said it... More 

Thank Janet F
Stoney Creek, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

My husband and I went here for a quick lunch a few weeks ago. He decided to try the special; which was the seafood paella, I opted for a grilled chicken wrap. Our server was nice, and attentive the entire length of our visit, which is always a plus. I wish we could have said the food was just as... More 

Thank chanscupcake
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

My son and i went for dinner on a Wednesday night...i ordered the chicken souvlaki and my son had the chicken teriyaki My chicken was terrible tasteless no seasoning and the fries were a handful.... The chicken was tough and tasted frozen.... My sons meal was worse over cooked hardly any chicken i gave him mine the the rice was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $15
Bar, Canadian, International
Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2247 Rymal Rd E | Stoney Creek, Hamilton, Ontario L8J 2V8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 905-578-9900
Dine at this Symposium Cafe Stoney Creek restaurant located at 2247 Rymal Road East. This Symposium Cafe Restaurant location is conveniently located on Rymal Road adjacent to the main shopping power centres and is open 7 days a week, early mornings and late nights for your dining restaurant pleasure. The newly opened Cineplex Odeon theatre and adjacent Power Centre is located only minutes away, and we are only 10 minutes from the town of Binbrook. This Stoney Creek Symposium Cafe Restaurant seats 90 indoors and over 40 seats in a scenic patio and has a private 30 seat bar lounge. We specialize in large group settings and can accommodate last minute dining functions. Hope to see you soon at this Hamilton Symposium Cafe Restaurant location! Beautiful Restaurant DecorScenic PatioFully Licensed Bar LoungePrivate Dining RoomLocated minutes from #407 and QEWOpen Early MorningsOpen Late Nights - Dining Available to Closing

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?