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800 Ottawa St S, Kitchener, Ontario N2E 3Z4, Canada
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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All hours
Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Calgary, Canada
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My spouse has been here a few times, but this is a first for the family. Garlic bread, soup and salads arrived promptly. The tilapia special was light and tasty. The chicken and rib special was average. Hawaiian pizza was loaded with toppings. In general, the generous amounts of veggies were overcooked. The fries were not too salty. Attentive, friendly... More 

Thank Pam D
Merida, Mexico
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161 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great atmosphere and service. The breakfast menu is three pages! Lots of choices. Efficient service. Looking for corned beef hash...😔 but that was not on menu. Alas! I ordered great Canadian Benedict with cheddar and peameal bacon. Swimming in sauce and way too many hashbrowns. Such a waste..

Thank RegD1945
Oakville, Canada
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168 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jumbo smoked meat sandwich was excellent -- and offered however you like it. A real smoked meat sandwich ! Too big for me to eat though. Also had tilapia which was mediocre .

Thank Julian W
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34 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

great food. big portions. clean restaurant. nice atmosphere. had breakfast and dinner here. short wait time for food. always hot and tasty. priced well. recommend chicken and rib combo or any pasta dish. you won't be disappointed.

Thank rob k
Toronto, Canada
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of five went to Fireside today for a late breakfast. As breakfast lovers we were happy to read that Fireside offers breakfast until 2pm. We were seated immediately into a large booth. The restaurant was clean and about 1/3 full at 10:30am. Our food was fresh and we had a lot of it. Almost too much since none... More 

Thank BakingBookworm
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Ordered take out dinner over the phone, lady was friendly. Food was ready quick and tasted amazing. Will definitely be returning!

Thank Austin R
Kitchener, Canada
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129 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Our server was Jenny (jj) and she was very good , doing a Remarkable job keeping up with her many tables. We came on Canada Day for a late breakfast and the place was open and very busy. My in laws had really liked this place in the past so decided to give it a try. Love the breakfast came... More 

Thank aesmith62
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Excellent food comfortable seating. Very clean. Fast and courteous great any time of the day or night

Thank jamierueffer
Mascouche, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Was told there was good food and there is! Service was fast and with a smile. Had the souvlaki (chicken) big portion. Will come Back when in the area.

Thank Jennyobst
Kitchener, Canada
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

My family and I eat breakfast here at least twice a month. We have tried other places and keep coming back. Out of town family also enjoy this better than anything they have. The food is great, fills you up all day and the people looking after you are always pleasant and helpful. We will keep coming here!

Thank Alex_Kress

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Canadian, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 Ottawa St S, Kitchener, Ontario N2E 3Z4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Kitchener
  • Phone Number: (519)581-1200

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