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Borealis Grille & Bar

€€ - €€€American, ,
1388 Gordon St, Guelph, Ontario N1L 1C8, Canada
+1 519-265-9007
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“turkey burger” (10 reviews)
“arugula salad” (6 reviews)
“fish tacos” (13 reviews)
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American, Bar, Canadian, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1388 Gordon St, Guelph, Ontario N1L 1C8, Canada
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1 - 10 of 475 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our experience started off with a trial rather than a triumph - our online reservation was met with a wait. Our server was exceptionally friendly, sadly our meals fell into the category of mediocre. The setting was lovely and of course the Eat local concept...More

Thank Erin D
Reviewed 4 days ago

I had a gift card to Borealis. We went for a dinner today. The food was excellent and looked amazing. The waitress did a great job. She was very nice. We had a great experience!

Thank Judit L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes, that's right. Powered by solar, all local produce, and ethically produced meat. Tomato soup was great, a lovely burger, great chips, and god tacos. Clean bathrooms, photos all around from the farmers who produced the food. Lots of parking, great waitress from Hungary who...More

Thank Zappafan5797
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in here for lunch with my wife. I have waited a day to write this review because it will not be as positive as I had hoped. We both had the boneless chicken thigh special with a honey Cajun dip, fries, slaw and corn...More

Thank Geoff P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We picked this restaurant because we can always count on an excellent meal. It was worth the 30 minute drive for our Anniversary dinner. Nice white wine, cranberry cocktail recommended by the waitress recommended, it was delightful. My husband enjoys their fish & chips. The...More

Thank terrilarry
Borealis G, Guest Relations Manager at Borealis Grille & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Terri! Thank you so much for your feedback and we are so pleased to have made your anniversary dinner a special one! We appreciate your continued support and can't wait to have you back next time.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a reservation for 10 and were seated promptly. Service was great - birthday girl got a free drink. The food was delicious.

Thank Kelly C
Borealis G, Guest Relations Manager at Borealis Grille & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Kelly, We are so happy that you had such a great experience here at Borealis! We strive to deliver the best food and service in town, we hope to see you back again soon!

Reviewed 6 November 2017

Busted my mum out of her retirement residence (where the food is really good, by the way - but sometimes you just need a restaurant meal!) and took her to Borealis for lunch. We all chose burgers from the local farm to table menu and...More

Thank Martin K
Borealis G, Guest Relations Manager at Borealis Grille & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Hi Martin! Thank you for stopping by! We hope you and your family will join us again for a chance to try some of our other amazing farm fresh menu items. We appreciate your feedback!

Reviewed 31 October 2017

My husband, toddler son, and I went to Borealis last Friday for the first time after it was recommended to us. We are huge foodies and love a great restaurant. We don't mind spending the money when it is worth it. Unfortunately our experience did...More

1  Thank Ashley C
Borealis G, Guest Relations Manager at Borealis Grille & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2017

Hi Ashley, I am very sorry to read about your experience. I can assure you that this is not the standard of service we uphold here at Borealis Guelph and we would love the opportunity to make it up to you. Please email me at...More

Reviewed 25 October 2017

Love the local food that is used at this restaurant. It is clean, services is excellent and they produce a good product for a reasonable price! We love to go to Borealis.

Thank Nickey B
Borealis G, Guest Relations Manager at Borealis Grille & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2017

Hi Nickey, Thank you so much, we really value and appreciate our guests feedback. We hope you'll stop by to try our new menu that will be launching in November.

Reviewed 24 October 2017

Everything was superb!!! Cauliflowerw/kale soup; pickled beets, greens goat cheese salad with the cheese crumbled like it should be not lightly breaded as is in so many other places. Just the tastiest, tenderest 10 oz. pork chop you ever imagine -served over a luscious bed...More

Thank GregAtkin
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Questions & Answers
Maggie C
27 March 2017|
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Response from Donna4102014 | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant buys their food locally and has a range of food options. I would recommend going onto the Borealis website where there is more information including the menu options which will hopefully give you a better... More
25 March 2016|
Response from Neil R | Property representative |
Our menu is available on our website. We look forward to seeing you at the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
23:30 - 10:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1388 Gordon St, Guelph, Ontario N1L 1C8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Guelph
  • Phone Number: +1 519-265-9007
  • E-mail
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