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“Yum!”
Review of The Joint Cafe - CLOSED

The Joint Cafe
Price range: $8 - $16
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Welcome to The Joint Cafe located in downtown Guelph. The cafe is a cool and comfortable place to relax and grab a Birds & Beans coffee, glass of wine, craft beer or custom cocktail. We offer a variety of beer by the bottle, such as Mill Street Organic & Tankhouse, as well as Stonehammer Dark & Pilsner & Wellington SPA. Our food is second to none and is all made from scratch in house. Check out our menu on our website.Take a seat in front of our fireplace and chill out with a favourite magazine or book. Our team is ready to serve you and allow you some quiet time to just decompress from the day.We do offer free wi-fi to our guests, but we are a laptop free zone from 11am-2pm & during our evening dining. It is important to us to keep our tables open for our dining clientele.
Guelph, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Yum!”
Reviewed January 2, 2013

I have gone here a couple times for lunch. Great atmosphere, friendly service and I have a weakness for the mac and cheese! Other food I have tried has been delishious as well. Can't wait for my next visit!

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank Fran1414
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TheJointTeam, Owner at The Joint Cafe, responded to this review, January 5, 2013
Thank you so much for your review. We promise to keep the Mac & Cheese on the menu for your next visit! We will be opening a second property right across the street for your take away needs as well. Happy New Year!
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English first
Cambridge, Canada
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Holiday Dinner”
Reviewed December 1, 2012

Our dragon boat team, BreastStrokes, had our Christmas party there this evening. For a fixed price per person, we had excellent hors d'oeuvres, a starter (soup / salad) a choice of main and a choice of dessert + coffee / tea. The menu accommodated the vegetarians / vegans in our group. Every course was remarkably good! It was excellent value for our money. The Joint Cafe has a cozy, friendly, artistic atmosphere. The staff were attentive, friendly, and efficient. I highly recommend the Joint Cafe, and will return!

  • Visited December 2012
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Thank BirdBrain2011
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TheJointTeam, Owner at The Joint Cafe, responded to this review, December 3, 2012
Hello Breaststrokes! Thank you for joining us and allowing us to be apart of your holiday event. I am thrilled the evening, cafe and team were all so well received. We look forward to your next event and being apart of the B-Tour in February. Until we meet again ~ Fondly, Bobbi
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Ontario, Canada
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Really nice place...”
Reviewed November 29, 2012

We were here for the first time last weekend and had a great experience even though the place was packed!! It was early afternoon on a Saturday and obviously lots of people come here for lunch. The waitress seemed exhausted but was very pleasant and competent. We had an awesome lunch of french toast/sausage and their homemade mac and cheese. You know how sometimes when you order homemade mac and cheese...it's not so good and very gluey? Well, this version is excellent and I will order this again, for sure. My husband said that the French Toast was one of the best, if not the best, that he has ever had. We had beer too...LOL...which was very good :) It is a very quaint restaurant with awesome food, good service and a 'homey' feel. Will definitely go again

  • Visited November 2012
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Thank nbcOntario_Canada
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TheJointTeam, Owner at The Joint Cafe, responded to this review, December 3, 2012
Gracia for your review! I am thrilled you enjoyed your Mac & Cheese - it is certainly one of my favourites ~ as a child as well as an adult. We are always happy to hear when our guests enjoy their experience at the cafe, we look very forward to your return. Warmly, Bobbi
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Guelph, Canada
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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“Great breakfast!”
Reviewed November 25, 2012

I really enjoy this cafe. Excellent coffee, food and friendly service. My favourite breakfasts are the Apple and Brown Sugar Oatmeal, The Champion (hard boiled eggs, aged cheddar, scone, grilled grapefruit) or the daily Omelette Special (photo attached). Their smoothies are awesome too!

It's a great little spot, I highly recommend it.

  • Visited November 2012
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Thank Emily B
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TheJointTeam, Owner at The Joint Cafe, responded to this review, November 29, 2012
Thank you Emily!! Always happy to get smiles from our guests. Please visit us again very soon ~ Warmly, Bobbi
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Ontario
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Awesome Atmosphere”
Reviewed November 21, 2012

I went here with a dear friend for breakfast and was pleasantly surprised - their breakfast really was something different. The baked French toast was amazing - with caramelized apples on top - yummy! They also substituted the sausage with their delicious, flavourful potatoes for my vegetarian diet.

The set-up was just lovely - such a comfortable place to sit back and enjoy their delicious selection of tea. The server was friendly and helpful. The art was also a nice touch - seasonal - and went so nicely with the décor.

  • Visited November 2012
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Thank captiveharmony
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TheJointTeam, Owner at The Joint Cafe, responded to this review, November 29, 2012
Thank you Captive Harmony for visiting us at the cafe. We are always thrilled to hear when our guests enjoy themselves. Our Baked French Toast is one of our favourites and for the month of November we donated a $1 of each one sold to support Men's Mental Health & Prostate Cancer. We look very forward to having you with us again ~ Kindly, Bobbi
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