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Rainbow Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
Downtown Oshawa
American, Diner, Canadian
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82 Simcoe St N, Oshawa, Ontario L1G 4S2, Canada
(905) 728-6463
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great staff. Clean restaurant. Huge portions. Food tastes great. Reasonable price. Steak and eggs are a must. Fluffy pancakes. Plenty of street parking within a short walk. Have never been disappointed.

Thank brooklin007
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

THE Portions are fenominal! Cannot go wrong here. Always a good time when i go there, fantastic people. Has been a part of downtown Oshawa forever :)

Thank Drew R
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The excellent meals I have enjoyed at rainbow restaurant will live with me forever. Great place to eat

Thank Mike D
oshawa ontario
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

My favorite place to go for breakfast. Great portions great prices awesome service. The best peameal back bacon and the Sausages are excellent as well.

Thank 9daysoff
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My first visit to The Rainbow Restaurant was in 1999. I was very impressed with the portions and the great taste of everything I tried on the menu. The warm greeting and the 50's feel to the restaurant feels like home. I live in the Ottawa area and always ,and I mean always, make a point of eating at The... More 

Thank Glenn D
Oshawa, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you ever have the opportunity to pay a visit to the Rainbow make sure you bring your appetite ! The Portions are outstanding and the Peameal or Eggs Benny is to Die for, Kutos to Chef Louie! The Service is always A1 even when the restaurant is packed to the brim with hungry patrons. Always a warm Welcome and... More 

Thank RedDragon18
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When you walk in you always get a hello from the waitresses and kitchen staff, the service is quick and friendly and the food us by far the best value for your dollar! If you like peameal, this is the place for you.... Love the food!

Thank Dave S
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had an old fashioned Milk shake to drink, and an order of pancakes and peameal bacon for breakfast. The pancakes were incredibly fluffy, and the peameal was delicious. The biggest breakfast I've ever had. You will not be disappointed coming here!

Thank Chris G
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't even know how they serve portions this big in 2016 with prices like it was 1992. If you're hungry, this is the place to go. The back bacon is like nothing else - forget about the thin-sliced back bacon you get at other restaurants or the grocery store, this bacon is cut THICK. Combined with tasty eggs and... More 

Thank Mike D
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just had a great experience This is definitely not a corporate location. Great food, great service, great atmosphere. Wonderful specialty menu with many things that I haven't had time to try yet. Burgers are my favorite no pre-formed patty. Definitely will return when I come out of my food coma.

Thank Day_V_ca

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Diner, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 82 Simcoe St N, Oshawa, Ontario L1G 4S2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Oshawa>  > Downtown Oshawa
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Oshawa
  • Phone Number: (905) 728-6463

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