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Elixir Bistro

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Downtown Cambridge
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34 Main St | 34 main street Cambridge ontario, Cambridge, Ontario N1R 1V4, Canada
+1 519-623-2800
11:30 - 22:00
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Tue - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Cambridge, Canada
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the lamb, it was so good, I wanted to make sure i got all the sauce off my plate, lol. The Elixer, is a very comfortable, it has a very nice feeling about it. The food is very good, the service just as good. Will i go back? oh yes.

Thank GehlKing
Region of Waterloo, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

This is by far the best food I have ever had.... Its a hidden gem in Cambridge! The quality is just outstanding! MUST TRY!

Thank becki594
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

A great place to relax and have a nice meal. The smoked salmon appetizer was the highlight of our meal, but the eggplant was also quite tasty. We also received an enormous plate of complimentary garlic bread. By the time our main courses arrived, we were almost full; we should have ordered only one entree! We packed up our tower... More 

Thank Sharon H
Kitchener, Canada
Level Contributor
15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

great menu choices. we had the eggplant appie, mains were chicken curry and chicken/pesto/tomato sauce angel hair pasta. fresh and vibrant, many flavour profiles. a must try for foodies. service by Danny boy was attentive!

Thank Dave M
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Very good food:) we so enjoy the meal. We had chicken tomato and pesto sauce. My husband had the chocolate and coconut tarte. He rave it. Service is awesome. I will be returning. Thank u

Thank Mich H
Cambridge, Canada
Level Contributor
16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We were looking forward to experience this restaurant after seeing the review and the amount of 41/2 stars. To have 4 star and more they're is more then just to like the people or establishment It is about ethic of service, chef qualification, establishment, naturally freshness of food, quality, creativity of food presented and presentation.Witch the restaurant truly lacking. To... More 

Thank danloumelyan
elixir1998, Manager at Elixir Bistro, responded to this review

thank you for the great review pasta with meatballs is only $15 at elixir the boneless salmon is $18.00 and a glass of wine sold for only $5 garlic bread $6.00 beef bourguignon$19.00 and aaa tenderloin with port wine mushroom mashed potatoes and vegetables $28.00 while other places are charging #15 for coffee or $6 for an espresso our price... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

We went to Elixir for dinner before a show and we were blown away with the food and service. Everything is made to order, so no prepared food, just the best quality and freshness you can get. I recommend the escargot and Cox au Vin! Delicious ❤

1 Thank Tiffany R
Cambridge, Canada
Level Contributor
25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

1st time at the Elixr. The server was very nice, except the service seemed to be very slow. There were only three tables filled while I was there. One of them seemed to be friends of the people that worked there. So there was a lot of time spent at that table. The food was very good, I had the... More 

Thank Kim A
elixir1998, chef at Elixir Bistro, responded to this review

thank you so much kim last Wednesday for the first day of our server we have an add running since April the firs but we have not been able to hire a server many people applying on line but they do not show up for interview just because the lack of server we have down grade form the fine french... More 

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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

We had an excellent meal before going to the theatre. The restaurant is small and intimate and the food was delicious.

2 Thank Matthew B
Cambridge, Canada
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

we love coming to Elixir restaurant in Cambridge because the chef and staff are very friendly and informative and the food is soooooo good!

1 Thank thisisitforme

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$27
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Main St | 34 main street Cambridge ontario, Cambridge, Ontario N1R 1V4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Cambridge>  > Downtown Cambridge
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 519-623-2800
Elixir Bistro Cambridge ON restaurant elixir bistro is an intimate casual dining restaurant that serves delicious, comfortable food without pretense and has beena popular destination for residents of Cambridge and waterloo region for more than 11 years. Our dinner menu is straightforward and evenly priced. The service is professional and friendly. Our goal is to make you feel at home, help you unwind, relax and have a great time among friends

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?