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“Expensive for average food”
Review of Opus Cafe Bistro - CLOSED

Opus Cafe Bistro
Price range: $7 - $15
Cuisines: European, Greek, Canadian, Cafe
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Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Buffet, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: An eclectic mix of great food and a warm, bohemian atmosphere full of art, theatre, and live music.
Reviewed August 31, 2013

Cutting back on food costs seems to be the modus operandi here. Hubby had lunch special - soup and a chicken stir fry with soup for 8.95 - sounded reasonable. Soup was ok. Stir fry arrived essentially consisting of overly spiced spaghetti and a bit of chicken with a few miniscule pieces of pale green leftover pre-cooked broccoli. My fried calamari was $9.00 for about 50 cents worth of squid - although it was at least cooked properly. Ridiculous. Spanakopita was better priced at $6 but there was not much spinach filling and filo was tough. Sign outside advertised draft beer for $2.99 - my glass came to $4.50.
Service was attentive and pleasant. Chintzy food portions and lackluster prep mean we won't be going back again.

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1  Thank TwofromBC
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Reviewed August 27, 2013

We've had lunch at this eatery a couple of times and are glad to say that it is worth trying.
Lunch specials are good and affordable. Get there early as often the specials are all gone. The food, no matter what you order, is tasty and enjoyable. The portions are a nice size, and not a platter of junk to fill you up. The service was good and quick. The restaurant is appealing and the decor keeps you looking around each time.

Definitely give this place a try.

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1  Thank cliffycliff
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Reviewed August 1, 2013

Not much to say about this Café. The latte was excellent, THANK YOU for still using high quality Torani syrups and Cantebury Coffee. PLEASE don't change that!!!!

As for lunch, it was average and just ok. The fries needed a few more minutes in the fryer and I thought $9.00 for just a wrap and no side was expensive. However, must mention that the chicken Gordon bleu wrap had great flavor.

I thought the menu was dated and needs an overall and the whole restaurant needs an intense scrub down. If you have ever waited tables you know that greasy smell that creeps out of the kitchen after awhile.... that's the smell.

Service was great, just time for a GOOD clean.

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Thank zorka3500
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Reviewed July 10, 2013

My husband and I visited the opus cafe at the end of May. It's close to home so we walked in. We had the calamari and the shrimp. Probably the best calamari we have ever had. The server made an excellent wine selection for us and made us feel very welcomed. We have visited the opus for breakfast before this date and were happy with our breakfast as well. We will return for dinner again. Thank you so much opus cafe and all your staff.

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1  Thank marcandkath
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Reviewed June 17, 2013

Went to the Opus with 5 friends for lunch. Was my first visit. Very impressed. The café area is lovely with lots of beautiful art work and unique items displayed throughout the café.
The service was very good, the food was excellent. Looking forward to returning and try their dinner menu.

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1  Thank Garles
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