WATERLOO Ontario Restaurant

Drop in to Symposium Cafe Restaurant & Lounge Waterloo. We are located in the historic Waterloo Hotel at the corner of King and Erb St East. Symposium Waterloo is open 7 days a week – early mornings and late nights- and we invite you to “Escape the Ordinary” ™ Whether it’s a relaxing cappuccino or a family lunch you will enjoy our welcoming surroundings and great food. With 120 seats, a 40 seat private room, and 70 seats on our patio, we’ve got a place for you at Symposium Meadowvale. "Redefining the Cafe experience ™" since 1996, Symposium Cafe Restaurant & Lounge is a fully licensed family restaurant, offering a large variety of great menu options including: full service breakfasts (served daily until 4pm), seafood, steaks, burgers, sandwiches, vegetarian fare, fresh fruit smoothies, and rotating daily special features; as well as exotic desserts, traditional european cappuccinos and specialty beverages.

Symposium restaurants are a unique and exciting concept with a contemporary twist on a traditional cafe. Upscale, yet casual, the Symposium’s unique decor provides the perfect ambiance for any type of gathering: from business functions and family celebrations, to “date nite” dinners and martini nights. Open 7 days a week from early mornings to late evenings, we also offer open air dining options with vibrant, social, full- service seasonal patios. From inside to out, it’s a complete Symmetry for the Senses ™

Try everyone’s favourite meal deal with our 7-Day promotions – the most innovative and popular in the Ontario restaurant market! And when combined with the Symposium Cafe customer service and quality, it’s no wonder Symposium Cafe Restaurant & Lounge continues to be honoured with Readers’ Choice awards including Best Breakfast, Best Brunch, Best Family Restaurant, Best Business lunch, Best Desserts, Best Atmosphere and Best Bistro. Come see why Symposium Cafe is your best dining option in Kitchener/Waterloo.

  • Full service Breakfast/Brunch menu: Omelettes, Waffles, French Toast, Freshly squeezed juices
  • Lunch menu: burgers, salads, soup, appetizers, sandwiches, and full breakfast menu til 4 pm
  • Dinner menu: steaks, seafood, pastas, rice bowls and unique appetizers
  • Fully licensed lounge: specialty cocktails, over 30 martini options, 12 beer on tap, 34 varieties of wine, specialty coffee beverages.
  • Late night Kitchen open: full restaurant menu available til closing including burgers, steaks, seafood
  • Our restaurants are open early mornings and late nights
  • Award winning restaurant concept
  • Scenic patio dining
  • Upscale, romantic restaurant: perfect for engagements, anniversaries, rehearsal dinners
  • Good selection of vegetarian menu options
  • Extensive selection of decadent mouth- watering desserts: cakes, freshly made waffles, ice-cream, crepes
  • Kid’s menu
  • Early Bird Breakfast
  • Early Bird Dinners
  • Monday special: $5 burgers and $5 domestic pints
  • Tuesday special: $5 gl of wine and 12.95 pasta and rice bowl specials
  • Wednesday special: $5.25 Martinis and $10.95 Mussels
  • Thursday special: $48 Date night – Dinner for Two deal
Restaurant Hours

AwardsSunday – Thursday
8am to 12am

Friday & Saturday
8am to 1am

Prices subject to change
 Symposium Cafe Waterloo Restaurant & Lounge
 Tel: 519-746-3550 | Email: symposium.waterloo@hotmail.com
2-4 King Street North, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, N2J 2W7 Facebook Twitter Google Places Yelp Trip Advisor Yellow Pages

Need another reason to visit Symposium Cafe Restaurant & Lounge Waterloo? Check out reviews from our loyal customers on TripAdvisor, Yelp and Zomato. Here’s what they’ve said:

  • Sunday afternoon go-to place for my wife and I
  • Dessert Dessert Dessert
  • Great specials
  • Easily handles large groups
  • Food came as ordered, was delicious
  • Great atmosphere, good daily specials, Great service
  • One of my favourites
  • My favourite dish is the Pork Tenderloin…my wife’s is Chicken Souvlaki 
  • Hostess with the Mostess
  • Good family restaurant. I haven’t found anything I haven’t liked
  • It’s a nice gem in a historic building
  • The best d*** carrot cake we’ve ever tasted
  • Great desserts and delightful atmosphere
  • A favourite choice in Waterloo