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Cafe Pyrus

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Vegetarian, Vegan
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16 Charles Street, Kitchener, Ontario N2H1B1, Canada
15199547705
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8:30 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Fun and funky

A unique spot with groovy-good vegetarian/vegan food options. I like stopping in for a sandwich and coffee and checking the ever-changing artwork on the walls (local artists, all art for sale). A neat little place... hope it survives the LRT build's upheaval!

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 30, 2015
Caz T
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Kitchener, Canada
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Kitchener, Canada
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99 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

A unique spot with groovy-good vegetarian/vegan food options. I like stopping in for a sandwich and coffee and checking the ever-changing artwork on the walls (local artists, all art for sale). A neat little place... hope it survives the LRT build's upheaval!

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Thank Caz T
Grand Cayman
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

I really enjoyed the angry vegan. Amazing and original. My wife had a burger and I thought it was pretty average and the chips are not the greatest side choice. As another reviewer said, a bit of a funky environment.

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Thank Dan A
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

Cafe Pyrus has the BEST vegan BLT in the city. In fact, I don't know of any other establishment offering such an item. It's worth the trip!

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Thank smsecrett
Ontario
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

I have eaten at Pyrus at least 10 times and our food is almost always served quickly and tasting delicious. Favourite menu items: Avocado sandwich, Caesar salad, and of course the always excellent vegan cupcakes by Fairly Frosted. The place has been redecorated in recent years and is an improvement but still has a grungy atmosphere. Experiences with the staff... More 

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toronto
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Pyrus is a great spot! The food is meat free, but you'd never notice - the flavours are great, and they're very creative. I love the Black Bean burrito, but recently tried the burger and loved it too. I've eaten there several times and haven't yet made it to dessert - the portions are pretty generous.

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Thank canuck_nomad
Kitchener, Canada
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

Just came back from an nice relaxing lunch. Food was great, you can choose from Vegan to just regular. The lunch pizza was good. Price fair, Fair trade tea, Lets eat local

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Thank KathleenFowler
Waterloo, Canada
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Have only been there twice, but both times had a really great meal and experience. The menu has many things to choose from and the food is prepared perfectly!

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Thank Joanne258
Kitchener, Canada
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

Good service & food that everyone can enjoy and it's great for vegetarians and vegans! Finally somewhere we don't have to worry about not having enough options. They have a variety of soups, sandwiches, & burgers to enjoy as well as teas, coffee, & other drinks. I ordered "the Angry Vegan" and can see why so many people are enthusiastic... More 

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Thank MusikalON
Kitchener, Canada
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58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

The real thing, vegan with large assortment of teas and coffees ( lounge area as well ) Indulged with a Black Bean Burrito and Spinachtacular Salad with Lavender Tea , aesthetically attractive + delectable (tried Daeya instead of cheese) Bohemian ambiance in K town.

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Thank CalvinofCroft
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015 via mobile

I've always loved this place. However twice recently on separate visits my husband and I were sick after our visit so now I am apprehensive. There's one particular cook who is always scratching his arms, neck and face and then he touches the food. If we see him in the kitchen we leave and go somewhere else.

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Thank Michele S

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 16 Charles Street, Kitchener, Ontario N2H1B1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Kitchener
  • Phone Number: 15199547705

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 11
  • Cuisine: Vegetarian, Vegan

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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