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American, Canadian, Delicatessen
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800 Ottawa St S, Kitchener, Ontario N2E 3Z4, Canada
7:00 am - 10:00 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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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Big portion home style breakfasts.montreal benadict &hungry man plate are the family favs for sure and service is always very attentive.happy to call our selfs regulars

Thank See J
Kitchener, Canada
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171 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for breakfast. I guess there isn't alot you can do to make bacon and eggs go from good to great, but it didn't seem like they made any effort to try. It was good, but nothing overly interesting on my plate, or on the menu, that would have made me rate this place any higher. I was here... More 

Thank Danewfies
Hamilton, ON
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

I have been to this restaurant a lot, one of the go to spots when in Kitchener. Food is always good, portion sizes are big. they have a good section of food. Staff is always friendly.

Thank Helen M
Calgary, Canada
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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 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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187 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016 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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115 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016

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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33 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

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
Waterloo, Canada
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 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
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles 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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142 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Canadian, Delicatessen
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, 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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Kitchener, Canada
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?