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Symposium Cafe Restaurant & Lounge

$$ - $$$
Bar, Canadian, International
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2247 Rymal Rd E, Stoney Creek, Hamilton, Ontario L8J 2V8, Canada
+1 905-578-9900
8:00 am - 12:00 am
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Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 1:00 am
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Burlington, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

I ususally NEVER complain regarding service as people have their days, but I feel that you need to know what happened... I booked reservations in JANUARY for a communion for my little girl... 30 people, invitations sent out.... time and money spent... I get a voice mail from the owner telling me 2 weeks before that he has cancelled my... More 

Thank Jacqueline B
Hamilton, Canada
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a "breakfast meeting" with a group of friends at this restaurant. Good service, welcoming atmosphere, very busy place.

Thank Ramuse63045
Hamilton, Canada
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went for breakfast. The waitress was efficient and friendly. Had the eggs bennie and it was good. A tad overcooked, but a great hollandaise sauce.

Thank kayjay2017
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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72 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed March 12, 2017

This has become one of our "go to locations" for a meal. The staff are always friendly, the food is always good, the deserts are excellent. We have never had a bad meal here, portions, price, atmosphere, menu selection, all hit the excellent range.

Thank halfacoach
Hamilton, Canada
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed February 23, 2017

Only ended up here because I had to stay in the area and had 90 minutes to kill. Lucky for me cause this place was fantastic!!! From the outside I was not instantly attracted to this place.. maybe the " Cafe " part of the name is misleading.. it looked like a sandwich place and I even questioned if this... More 

Thank Andrea I
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed February 15, 2017 via mobile

The food is excellent and quite a diverse menu selection. Well worth the dollar value. Clean and attentive wait staff. We will continue to visit throughout 2017.

Thank Tracy C
Stoney Creek, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

I recently visited the symposium cafe for the first time. I've always heard about it but never been until recently. I liked it i thought it was a cute relaxing place to visit for settle dining. However, the waiter was nice but didn't really hear my order requests right at all. On the other hand, the food and cappuccino was... More 

Thank lala0229
Welland, Canada
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed February 4, 2017

5 of us went there today for a late lunch. 3 ordered omelets of which 2 arrived on time. one was cooked the other was runny and uncooked. When we pointed this out to the waitress she was shocked and shouted out "Jesus Christ" and took it back to the kitchen. a few minutes later she brought out the one... More 

Thank bob p
Hamilton, Ontario
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

Well dinner out was good but could have been better steaks bites were very tasty but came out Luke warm Cajun dusted shrimp again were good well they were warmer then the steak bites I had the 10 oz New York steak with the mushroom demi glace and a side of blue cheese cream sauce i asked for it on... More 

Thank djfester
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

Food was satisfactory, the service was fantastic and friendly, the atmosphere was very welcoming and clean

Thank Rosario S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $15
Bar, Canadian, International
Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2247 Rymal Rd E, Stoney Creek, Hamilton, Ontario L8J 2V8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton  >  Stoney Creek
  • Phone Number: +1 905-578-9900
Dine at this Symposium Cafe Stoney Creek restaurant located at 2247 Rymal Road East. This Symposium Cafe Restaurant location is conveniently located on Rymal Road adjacent to the main shopping power centres and is open 7 days a week, early mornings and late nights for your dining restaurant pleasure. The newly opened Cineplex Odeon theatre and adjacent Power Centre is located only minutes away, and we are only 10 minutes from the town of Binbrook. This Stoney Creek Symposium Cafe Restaurant seats 90 indoors and over 40 seats in a scenic patio and has a private 30 seat bar lounge. We specialize in large group settings and can accommodate last minute dining functions. Hope to see you soon at this Hamilton Symposium Cafe Restaurant location! Beautiful Restaurant DecorScenic PatioFully Licensed Bar LoungePrivate Dining RoomLocated minutes from #407 and QEWOpen Early MorningsOpen Late Nights - Dining Available to Closing

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?