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Ethel's Lounge

) #18 of 293 Restaurants in Waterloo €€ - €€€ American, ,
114 King St S, Waterloo, Ontario N2J 1P5, Canada
+1 519-725-2361
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“meatloaf” (11 reviews)
“taco” (8 reviews)
“wings” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian
€€ - €€€
114 King St S, Waterloo, Ontario N2J 1P5, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came by this place as we were looking for some Mexican Food on a Sunday when most Mexican restaurants in the area are closed for some reason. They have a section of their menu that has Enchilladas, Fajitas, Quesadillas etc... and I got a...More

Thank JameAndDare
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Apparently their wing night is just another night. $9 for 9 average wings is not a wing night deal. We found them to be expensive for the wings but the wings themselves were very tasty. Conflicted really on how I feel about that.

Thank Doronik
Reviewed 11 May 2017

If you are looking for a chic atmosphere, this isn't your place. If you are looking for simple food done really, really well and a casual/friendly vibe, Ethel's is your spot. Food is basic but delicious - I particularly like the chorizo pita, burger and...More

Thank OrokZin
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Great food, reasonably priced. Friendly stall and good service. Usually quite busy. Decor is a little outdated but hey considering the great tasting food we can overlook. Try the pulled pork nachos

Thank Laurentiu V
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

We went there during a game night. Very lively and perhaps a bit noisy. Service was fast and friendly. Food was good but nothing out of ordinary. Standard hamburgers come with chips. Extra for salad or fries. Beer was cold. A good pub to hang...More

Thank canadian-eh777
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This is not your high-end entertain the boss location. It has a casualness in decor/operation to enjoy a decent drink or down-home cooking or both.

Thank danbeverley
Reviewed 13 March 2017

we were there last wed night for wing night,.great wings baked not fried no French fries thou just chips no deep friers that's ok, good service, good priced beer all and all great night out

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stopped into Ethel's for a late lunch and was pleasantly surprised. It is a lounge atmosphere and the tables were the metal legged laminate topped tables that I remember from my Grandparents kitchen. The decor on the walls are coming attraction...More

Thank eleanorh906
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Comfort food for everyone in a lively setting. You can stay for an hour or all night. We've never had a bad meal here. It is nice to feel at home whether you are 20 or 80.

Thank smetzger56
Reviewed 14 February 2017

My most favourite bar/restaurant in K-W. Great food (no deep fryer! Yeah!!), brilliant staff, and simply a really welcoming (if sometimes loud) vibe to the place. Seems all ages gravitate to Ethels - families, people meeting up after work, friends meeting for drinks and a...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 King St S, Waterloo, Ontario N2J 1P5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Waterloo
  • Phone Number: +1 519-725-2361
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