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Rise Above

120 St. Paul St, St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 3M2, Canada
+1 289-362-2636
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (25 reviews)
“seitan” (43 reviews)
“potato wedges” (12 reviews)
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Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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120 St. Paul St, St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 3M2, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I’ve eaten at Rise Above many times and never been disappointed. Be sure to order the crispy seitan with buffalo sauce.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Adriana C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Came here for my birthday and was not disappointed! Had the killer crunch wrap and cheese cake and my mouth died and went to heaven 😍 Cheers

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Shelly M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My spouse and I had a fantastic dining experience at Rise Above. It was great to be treated to a menu full of vegan options rather than the typical pasta option that so many restaurants offer vegans/vegetarians. We had potato wedges to start and then...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Hypatiace
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in here on way back from Outlets. My daughter is vegan, I am not! Lunch was delicious, portions were ample.Great funky atmosphere!

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank clueless99
Reviewed 6 November 2018

This is a funky place with really interesting vegetarian foods, I loved the soup and fresh salads - well priced too!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Karenicehouse
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Visiting from out-of-town and wish we lived closer, we'd absolutely be regulars. Delicious plant based foods, it was so nice to be able to order anything off the menu without having to second guess ingredients! We recommend both the sweet potato black bean burger, and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Nicole L
Reviewed 18 October 2018

Great food! Trendy atmosphere. Clean environment. The place was busy so I had to wait for a seat. Loved that they had a waiting area that you could sit down. Staff very friendly, did not wait long for the food. The food is definitely amazing.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank yvw1
Reviewed 12 October 2018

I'm a vegetarian and my hubby is an omnivore, however he will suggest Rise Above because he loves their food as much as I do. We come here as often as we can. The food is great, the atmosphere is relaxed, and the service is...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Suzanne G
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Delicious food! Great atmosphere and some of the best service I have had in a long time. Husband and I both loved our meals and highly recommend this place for a lunch date

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Shannon B
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Was lucky to be able to join a friend for lunch at Rise Above in St. Catharines and the food was amazing. We had the soup special, a caprese salad and the grilled cheese sandwich. The restaurant make sure their own gluten free bread and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank asoave1946
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Questions & Answers
7 April 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Brian G | Property representative |
Hello and thanks for your inquiry. Reservations are not required but are always recommended as we are a small restaurant and often fill up quickly, especially on Friday and Saturday nights at dinner time. Without a... More
Robin W
15 March 2016|
Response from Brian G | Property representative |
Hello and thanks for your inquiry. You can view our menus on our website. Unfortunately Trip Advisor will not let me post a website link within this answer, however there is a link to our website from our Trip Advisor... More
3 March 2016|
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Response from Brian G | Property representative |
Hello and thanks for your question! I'm the owner and I didn't know the menu was listed here! I apologize but that was quite an old menu. Our menu changes every 3 months and you can always find the most up to date menu on... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 St. Paul St, St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 3M2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  St. Catharines
  • Phone Number: +1 289-362-2636
  • E-mail
Rise Above is an all vegan restaurant and bakery, located in the heart of downtown St. Catharines, Ontario. We use only plant-based ingredients because we believe that it is possible to eat well and enjoy life without harming other species or our environment. We specialize in comfort foods, healthy choices, and fresh baked desserts.
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