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Symposium Cafe Restaurant & Lounge

338 Rossland Rd E, Ajax, Ontario L1Z 0L9, Canada
+1 905-683-3232
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, Cafe, International, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
338 Rossland Rd E, Ajax, Ontario L1Z 0L9, Canada
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Reviewed February 8, 2018

The service we got there was above and beyond, my order was perfect and indeed worth the cost.... my husband as well was indeed satisfied with the choice I made for having breakfast at that location since we live in Ajax as well....long story short...More

2  Thank MsCaribbeanQueen
Reviewed January 7, 2018

This is a place that is tremendously popular as a meeting place for a weekend brunch before heading out to shop or run errands. The long tables indicate it knows it will draw large inter-generational crowds of family and friends together to enjoy each others'...More

Thank etobianToronto
Reviewed January 4, 2018

I've wanted to go to this restaurant since it opened because the advertisement in my mailbox from Symposium, looked so good. But I'd heard from people I work with who've attended that it is very expensive and not everything it's cracked up to be. So...More

Thank HalPickeringVillage
Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

Fantastic dinner, had the pad Thai. This place has excellent service, complex tasting food. Reasonable for a family of 5. Loved it, can't wait to go back.

1  Thank Thhhhhhhhhhhhhhh
Reviewed December 27, 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed my first visit to a symposium cafe- went in for lunch with a large group. Service was very good and it seemed everyone was happy with their food. I had the smoked salmon eggs Benedict and it was very good! I would highly recommend...More

1  Thank iMelanieMe
Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

Birthday brunch with my granddaughter was excellent, hot plates, hot food, terrific service, will definately go back.

1  Thank Mary B
Reviewed November 26, 2017 via mobile

Our hockey team had brunch at Symposium Cafe this past weekend. There was 30 of us. The restaurant was large enough to handle all of us without any issue. We were all served in a timely fashion and the food was great! Only negative I...More

1  Thank Lee H
Reviewed November 9, 2017

You are made to feel welcome immediately,and the service continues when you are seated. The choice is excellent,and the fish dish I chose was delicious and beautifully presented. For me especially,this is not a noisy restaurant,like many of the road house types around.

1  Thank moggey
Reviewed November 9, 2017

I went here with a friend today, hoping to find something I can eat as a vegan. The menu had a lot of variety, but nothing that is really on my diet (vegan, plant-based, no oil). I asked the lovely server for some rice with...More

1  Thank BarbieHaifa
Reviewed October 22, 2017

Lots of specials on different days. Service was great. Food was yummy! The restaurant can get a little crammed they need more space

1  Thank stephy03
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Anna Maria M
December 7, 2017|
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Response from DWGB | Reviewed this property |
Check their website. Symposiumcafe
Jean C
June 28, 2017|
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Response from minc0mj0 | Reviewed this property |
check out their website...they have a lot of choices and variety for pretty much every taste :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $24
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, 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: 338 Rossland Rd E, Ajax, Ontario L1Z 0L9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ajax
  • Phone Number: +1 905-683-3232
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Dine at this Symposium Café Ajax, Ontario restaurant located on the corner of Salem and Rossland. This Symposium Café Restaurant location is conveniently located on the NorthEast corner of Salem and Rossland in a small Ajax shopping plaza and is open 7 days a week, early mornings and late nights for your restaurant dining pleasure. We are located one kilometer from the main movie theatre and only a three minute drive to the Highway 401. This Ajax - Ontario Symposium Café seats 95 indoors and over 40 seats in a scenic stunning patio. We specialize in large group settings and can accommodate last minute dining functions fairly easily. Hope to see you soon at this Ajax - Ontario Symposium Cafe location! Beautiful Restaurant decor, scenic patio dining, fully licensed bar lounge. Located within 3 minutes of Highway 401. Located only a minute drive from the theaters. Open early mornings, open late nights - dining available to closing. Restaurant hours: Sunday – Thursday, 8am to 1am, Friday & Saturday, 8am to 2am.
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