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Symposium Cafe Restaurant & Lounge

€€ - €€€, ,
307 Cundles Rd E, Barrie, Ontario L4M 0G9, Canada
+1 705-737-1818
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good20%
  • Average14%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible12%
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Bar, Contemporary, Canadian, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
307 Cundles Rd E, Barrie, Ontario L4M 0G9, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not from barrie area, but like to visit as it’s a change of scenery. Went for a walk after dinner at State & Main which is amazing. Thought we would grab a night cap and dessert. Hostess\Day manager Heather quickly greeted us. We mentioned we...More

Thank grogg86
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

A group of us met for a mini family reunion. Although we had no reservations, the staff easiely accommodated our needs and didn’t rush us in the least. We found the menu to be varied and reasonably priced.

1  Thank Freedom50plus
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Horrible experience. Thought we’d try it for the first time, place was empty. Waitress came to the table to start & was horking. Then waited 45 minutes just for fries & gravy.. was told the chef was MIA & now our server was cooking.. touching...More

Thank Fnl08
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

We went there for breakfast, maybe 6 other tables in there and the service was so slow. It was 1.5 hours total time from arrival till we left .... most of that time was waiting for the food. Food was good but ultimately how slow...More

Thank Jamie T
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Had an excellent lunch with my Granddaughter. I had the Veggie wrap with a side of sweet potato fries. yummy. My granddaughter had a hamburger with a side of fried onions.

Thank kathypeacock
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Very good food and lots of it and great service. Very clean and friendly staff. If one is not to hungry, the fruit bowl is really good.

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 17 August 2018

beer was cold but not ice cold. They ran out of Coors Lite. Food was very salty and the service was fair. Sat at the bar and the counter was sticky and dirty. Ladies bathroom was dirty.

Thank Arleen C
Reviewed 7 August 2018

I recommended this location for lunch for my parents (seniors) based on my experience at the Vaughan location but it did not live up to the Symposium reputation. The wait for food was much too long (we had to ask for it and it was...More

1  Thank Christine J
Reviewed 7 August 2018

I think this is my 1st review, I just had to say something because it was just so bad. 1st of all the service was fine, our server was great, nice girl. We went on a Monday night they had a special on, advertised $4...More

Thank 725sebastianm
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

I am still quite shaken up about our visit to Symposium last evening! My husband and I were excited to take our 3 year old for her first taste of Symposium Waffles (which we both love). We sat outside in the patio section and I...More

Thank AngelikaO_13
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$18
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 307 Cundles Rd E, Barrie, Ontario L4M 0G9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Barrie
  • Phone Number: +1 705-737-1818
  • E-mail
BREAKFAST, BRUNCH, BURGERS, DESSERTS, LUNCH, DINNER & MORE Dine at Symposium Cafe Restaurant & Lounge Barrie, located at the Cundles & Duckworth Commercial Centre (Shoppers Drug Mart, Cineplex, Zehrs, & L.A. Fitness). Symposium brings its unique hospitality to the Simcoe Muskoka region. Just minutes away from Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre & Georgian College, Symposium Barrie is open 7 days a week – early mornings to late nights – offering full dining options including breakfast & brunch (served daily until 4pm), mouth-watering desserts, great lunchses and dinners including burgers, seafood, steaks, sandwiches, vegetarian options, fresh fruit drinks, full bar and daily specials. Add 95 indoor seats and 40 seats on a beautiful, outdoor patio – you’ll make Symposium Barrie your favourite restaurant! Early Bird Dinners, Early Bird Breakfast, best breakfast specials, great dinner specials.
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