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Rise Above

120 St. Paul St, St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 3M2, Canada
+1 289-362-2636
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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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 1 week ago

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

Thank Suzanne G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Shannon B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank asoave1946
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I started coming here four years ago after moving to Niagara and every time someone comes to visit they ask me to take them here for the beet burgers. They are simply the most delicious burgers I have ever wrapped my lips around BUT they...More

Thank Love2Trav_13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food, we loved the grilled cheese, crunch wrap, mac n cheese, wedges and milkshake. Even my meat eating family member loved her meal! The only negative thing was the staff were pretty grumpy and there were no tables so make sure to book a...More

Thank Emily F
Reviewed 30 August 2018

The food was amazing! A little on the pricey side for vegan food but it was super good. I would recommend it to vegans and non - vegans

Thank LisaSmith123456
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Returned back to this restaurant since my previous experience was lovely. Service was quick, food was warm and also extremely tasty. We made a reservation for 7 people at 5pm and were very happy to see the table set up (and also very clean). Once...More

Thank traveleatdream17
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Rise Above is the best vegan restaurant in Niagara. From their menus which rotate throughout each season to their weekly specials there's never a dull food moment here. Being a vegan myself it's hard to find good food but it's amazing when I bring my...More

Thank Kamillia C
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

We were really excited to try this place. It was a bit disappointing how busy it was on a Tuesday midday, and the service was crazy slow... I had the pesto grilled ‘cheese’ on GF bread and unfortunately the bread was almost hard as rock....More

Thank Beccastelein
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

We tried Rise Above today after doing a search for vegan restaurants in the Niagara area. They were offering their brunch menu because it was a Sunday afternoon. The food was absolutely delicious. I had the Avocado Benedict and my husband had the Huevos Racheros...More

Thank Rosanna L
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Questions & Answers
7 April 2017|
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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, Kids, Child-friendly
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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