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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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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good21%
  • Average15%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible10%
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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 1 week ago 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
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank Freedom50plus
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 Sebastian M
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 Angelika O
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Nothing to say except that this place is not worth it. Food is blah and desserts are far from fresh or tasty.

Thank AamirandAliyah K
Reviewed 10 May 2018

Had dinner here recently, chicken souvlaki with rice and greek salad. The chicken was cut into very small pieces instead of being in larger chunks...weird but it was still moist. The greek salad could definitely benefit from some real feta, there was a sprinkling of...More

Thank gogitoronto
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • 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
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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 & 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, 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!
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