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The Bauer Kitchen

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187 King St S Unit 102, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada (Allen St.)
+1 519-772-0790
09:00 - 01:00
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Sun 09:00 - 23:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 09:00 - 01:00
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Thornhill, Canada
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334 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Some items are really tasty, such as the fondue app which is a great bringing together of several cheeses for a sharing dip. The huevos rancheros are the perfect blend of crunch, sweet and salty piled and layered eggs. The personal pizza and salad is a good brunch option. The Benedict hollandaise sauce was unfortunately bland. I echo the concerns... More 

Thank Kulbi
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious and authentic pasta dish of the day, very flavourful and perfectly prepared. Wine by the glass reasonably priced for a 9oz serving. (glass&a half) Warm, attentive service. Dessert to share platter a must - leave room! A little pricey - 60 each for pasta, a glass of wine and shared dessert before a tip.

Thank Janine S
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want good ambiance for a date, good place. The food although is average and over priced and for the bankers that work in the area. Drinks are extremely over priced. No value for the $

Thank Parth T
CPwatregion, Guest Service Manager at The Bauer Kitchen, responded to this review

Parth T, I appreciate you taking the time to write a review regarding your most recent visit to The Bauer Kitchen. We have recently changed our menu and we are pleased with the feedback we have received thus far. I am sorry that you were disappointed with your meal. We believe we have priced our menu to be on par... More 

Waterloo, Canada
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were showered with great service. The food was creative, well-presented. The chef even recreated Bauer Kitchen's legendary "Seafood Tower" for us. We could not have chosen a better spot to dine in Waterloo!

Thank ZainLalani
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hit it off well at the start with waitress, Becky B. Enjoyed a smoked ginger cocktail and the TBK salad. For an en-tree I ordered the baked parmesan polenta. It was set off perfectly with a red sauce and vegetables. Dessert followed with the chocolate nemesis. Fun grouping of chocolate treats. I really liked the Mexican hot chocolate. Was in... More 

Thank Cole Z
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Went with family and wow what an experience. Great Staff, excellent food, atmosphere parking and just plane wonderful

Thank Ross C
Kitchener, Canada
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

This beautiful s a great more upscale restaurant. The menu is great and the food is excellent. A great place to eat and entertain in uptown Waterloo. Definitely will be returning

Thank Sjvv2009
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

The Bauer Kitchen during Oktoberlicious was fantastic. They had a special menu with an Oktoberfest theme. It was a charcuterie of sausages and mustard, Schlatteplatte and for desert a cheese board of gouda, goat's cheese and blue cheese. It was great! If, you mention it's your birthday too, they might give you their nemesis flourless chocolate cake with chocolate sauce.... More 

Thank Janice S
Kitchener, Canada
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Initially I was very disappointed that Wildcraft Restaurant could not accommodate a table for two on a Tuesday evening. Our second choice was The Bauer Kitchen that was more than happy to accommodate us. We were both very pleased at this choice, as both of our meals were the best we had ever had here. The food was awesome, would... More 

Thank MRR16
Rhode Island
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348 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Great ambiance, excellent service, and fresh ingredients made for a very delightful team lunch. This is a restaurant that I would frequent regularly were I to live in the area. Would have loved to try some of their wines, but I had a long drive home after a long week of meetings and team building. Recommend for lunch or dinner!

Thank DaveEB310

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
American, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 187 King St S Unit 102, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    (Allen St.)
  • Public Transportation: On the main 7 line heading to Conestoga Mall.
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Waterloo
  • Phone Number: +1 519-772-0790

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
4 months ago
Guelph, Canada

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