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Play Bar & Grill

$$ - $$$, ,
253 Taylor Rd | Corner of Glendale Avenue and Taylor Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
+1 905-688-2550 ext. 5777
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“fish tacos” (9 reviews)
“lentil salad” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Bar, Canadian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
253 Taylor Rd | Corner of Glendale Avenue and Taylor Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent Menu, varied menu, healthy options, great salads, suitable for dining with children. Try the "power" bowls, quinoa or sweet potatoMore

Thank GregRoyKelly
Heather S, Manager at Play Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you "GregRoyKelly" for your terrific feedback and taking the time to write in. It is so wonderful to hear that you found Play and enjoyed your meal! Please let us know how to move your rating from four to FIVE stars!! Our Mission Statement...More

Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

We ate here for dinner during our stay in the White Oaks Hotel. The menu items looked amazing but we were disappointed. I had the Jerk Chicken skewers with carrot slaw and corn on the cob. The chicken was dry, the corn was undercooked and...More

Thank Patti B
Catherine M, Food and Beverage Administrator at Play Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2018

Thank you Patti B for taking the time to provide us with your feedback from your recent visit to our Play Dining Room. Our goal is to ensure each individual is treated as though our business depends on that individual alone. We truly value your...More

Reviewed August 31, 2018

Enjoying relaxing here after shopping at outlets ... hope nobody at the food court over there reads this best kept secret, oops! Delicious chips and dipping sauce at bar with cocktails and Guinness; then tasty salmon dinner and fish & chips! Great service (Taylor); and...More

1  Thank LuluReview
Heather S, Manager at Play Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

Dear"LuluReview", Thank you for your terrific feedback and taking the time to write in. It is so wonderful to hear that you found us and had a great meal! I will share your comments with Taylor and also our Restaurant team! There may be some...More

Reviewed August 23, 2018

We stayed in the White Oaks Spa and Conference hotel when visiting Niagara on the Lake. This bar/restaurant is right in the hotel and is a budget friendly option. We wanted to sit and chat so we ordered the deep fried pickles and a 1/2...More

1  Thank traveltalk505
Heather S, Manager at Play Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2018

Dear traveltalk505, Thank you for your feedback and taking the time to review Play online! It is terrific to hear so many great comments about our menu! Please let us know how we can move your rating from four to five stars!! Our Mission Statement...More

Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

Went for a squash game and workout and were looking for a drink after! Amazing Tuesday night specials on nachos which were phenomenal, and great selection of wine! Our bartender Jacob was fantastic! He gave us great recommendations and even made a special shot! Overall...More

Thank Maureen C
Heather S, Manager at Play Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2018

Dear Maureen C, Thank you for your terrific feedback and taking the time to write in. It is so wonderful to hear that you enjoyed our Nachos and Wine!! We truly appreciate your comments and 5 Star Rating and hope that you will be back...More

Reviewed August 7, 2018

The food and service are always excellent. I love that there are many healthy options on the menu including multiple vegan options. This is our go to place when we have family get together.More

1  Thank Lenny Y
Heather S, Manager at Play Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Dear "Lenny Y", Thank you for your terrific feedback and taking the time to write in. It is so wonderful to hear that you appreciate our menu and options! We truly appreciate your comments and 5 Star Rating and hope that you will be back...More

Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

I have been to Play a handful of times, and have always had top end service. Always well attended to! The menu is current, the Hamilton Merritt Lentil salad is a must! If I could rate it higher...I would.

1  Thank Donna_and_Lex
Heather S, Manager at Play Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Dear "Donna_and_Lex", Thank you for your terrific feedback and taking the time to write in. It is wonderful to hear such great comments about Play! We truly appreciate your comments and 5 Star Rating and hope that you will be back soon!

Reviewed July 24, 2018

We discovered Play after shopping nearby and not wanting to eat at a food court - what a find!!! The atmosphere was relaxed and inviting, and the menu provided a variety of options for everyone in our party. The portions were a good size, and...More

Thank LuluReview
Heather S, Manager at Play Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2018

Dear "LuluReview", Thank you for your terrific feedback and taking the time to write in. It is so wonderful to hear some many fabulous comments about Play! We truly appreciate your review and 5 Star Rating and hope that you will be back soon!

Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

I went there with some family for lunch (after some shopping at the outlets) and was very impressed. We all loved the environment as well as the food & service. I was especially happy with my sandwich & sweet potato fries !!More

Thank rtay8989
Heather S, Manager at Play Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2018

Dear "rtay8989", Thank you for your terrific feedback and taking the time to write in. It is so wonderful to hear that you had a great meal with us and enjoyed a little break from shopping in our comfortable environment!! We truly appreciate your comments...More

Reviewed June 20, 2018

Our first encounter with this venue in the White Oaks Resort & Spa came on the first night of our stay. We just wanted to relax with a drink and hang out. It was a really hot night. The interior spaces of this place are...More

Thank Anne C
Catherine M, Food and Beverage Administrator at Play Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded June 22, 2018

Dear Anne C, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your comments regarding your recent dining experience with us on our patio. We truly value all of the feedback we receive from our guests and we pride ourselves on our exceptional...More

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Response from Cforce191 | Reviewed this property |
The Play Urban Cafe is located on the 2nd floor of the White Oaks Spa and Resort. The address is 253 Taylor Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$8 - $19
Cuisine
Bar, Canadian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Parking Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 253 Taylor Rd | Corner of Glendale Avenue and Taylor Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
    (Glendale Avenue)
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Niagara-on-the-Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 905-688-2550 ext. 5777
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Description
Fully licensed upscale casual dining overlooking tennis courts within White Oaks Resort & Spa. Directly across from the Outlet Mall. Local craft beers on tap.
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