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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
Open 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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Bowmanville, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This has been my favourite breakfast spot for numerous years. Food is consistent. Staff are friendly. I have brought friends for breakfast over the years and it hasn't disappointed. Sometimes the line out the door can be daunting, but they offer pickup as well.

Thank Mike84D
Pickering, Canada
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35 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We've been a couple of times now for breakfast. The first time we were taken aback by the size of the breakfast, it was huge. One of us had the peameal breakfast and it was like having pork chops on your plate. The peameal was probably 3/4" thick. One slice would have been sufficient but there were several. Rye toast... More 

Thank 60foresthill
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent food, large portions and perfectly cooked. Highly recommend this restaurant for anyone with a large apatite. Larry

Thank Larry L
Oshawa, Canada
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a typical "greasy spoon". Clean and comfortable and the service is great. Go there regularly for breakfast and never disappointed. The farmers sausage or the pea-meal bacon , well you gotta see for yourself. You never leave hungry at all. Oh, and try their own spicy mustard , awesome. On a Sunday morning get there early.

Thank petermY759DD
Oshawa, Ontario, CANADA
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Breakfast mostly but any meal of the day is more than enough for me. Big servings and tasty. Friendly service.

1 Thank Barry-001
Oshawa, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We go to Rainbow regularly, Marty often has a Greek Salad and I have Toasted Western. Sometimes we have breakfast a large number of breakfast choices. Menu it huge, food is served hot. The place is not fancy but clean. Always more food than I can eat. Cash only.

Thank judithdove
Oshawa, Canada
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If your looking to 'grab a bite' this local establishment will meet your needs. All the basics are on the menu but quality of service and food are inconsistent.

Thank 444SusyQ
Oshawa, Canada
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40 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

LOVE your breakfast ... good ole homemade breakfast done to perfection every time. Cozy restaurant ... wonderful staff ... great prices!

Thank OTravelBug
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I come here for breakfast every day, and am welcomed like family. The food is wonderful and very reasonably priced. You're not going to find a better breakfast place in Oshawa. The GMC Original bacon and eggs is legendary, and peameal bacon is in a league of its own. Farmer's sausages, Eggs Benedict, steak and eggs, omelettes, pancakes ... just... More 

Thank Katie L
Oshawa, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Rainbow never fails to amaze me!!! The service is A1. The Atmosphere is friendly and Cozy and the Food is constantly outstanding. Great Job once again Rainbow!

Thank RedDragon18

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner, Canadian
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget, Large groups
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?