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Cafe Pyrus

) #26 of 459 Restaurants in Kitchener €€ - €€€ Cafe, , Vegetarian Friendly
16 Charles St W, Kitchener, Ontario N2G 1H2, Canada
+1 519-954-7705
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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16 Charles St W, Kitchener, Ontario N2G 1H2, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came here over lunch hour recently with some coworkers and it was my second time here. As a creature of habit, I ordered the same thing again - the Black Bean Burrito. It is so good! It exceeds my expectations being something I would...More

Thank Jon K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch here, the burger, soup, benwich, and lavender steamer. Everything was fresh and delicious. Service was great.

Thank julyOntario
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

One of my favorite spots to spot in. Great atmosphere, healthy and delicious food, and excellent teas.

Thank simplestyle
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Today was the first time my family ate at the cafe. The moment we walked in the staff greeted us warmly. the owner was working behind the counter with his staff (which is awesome). The angry vegan sandwich made me very happy lol the best...More

Thank Chase C
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Every time I visit downtown, I seem to stumble in here for a coffee and a snack. Coffee is dependably good. I take it black, and it is never burnt or oily. I had a berry muffin today, which was flavourful and filling. This place...More

Thank Scott C
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

I work in the downtown core and usually bring my lunch to work. Today, I did not and thought I would try Cafe Pyrus. The young woman at cash was lovely and clearly enjoys her job. One of the women behind the counter...not so much....More

Thank krisrn
Tyzun, Owner at Cafe Pyrus, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Thanks so much for your feedback! I apologize about your experience, I am sorry that you felt excluded. This is a great example where we can explain our program better. I am very happy that you enjoyed your food! We offer a discount to the...More

Reviewed 18 June 2017

I ate in this place multiple times and it is my favorite lunch place in KW. The service IS slow, calling in and ordering upfront is a very good idea, but all food is very fresh, tasty and mostly vegan (they serve dairy cheese which...More

Thank GujiGuji
Tyzun, Owner at Cafe Pyrus, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Thanks so much for your support! You are right, sometimes we get overwhelmed and it can take a while to order and have your food freshly prepared for you. We are continually upgrading and training staff to help speed things up. In fact, we have...More

Reviewed 1 March 2017

I have been a few times in the past few weeks, as I have rehearsal in a nearby space. I always drop in for a medium roast and a treat. Last time was probably the best peanut butter cookie I've ever had. Very creamy texture,...More

Thank Scott C
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Definately hands down one of the best places to eat out. My wife and i just started our Vegan Diet, and the sandwiches, salad and soup were simply delicious. We had the Angry Vegan and The Benwich, but everything else looked great. Pricing was good,...More

Thank leist2017
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Great little place in the heart of Kitchener. Close to bus station and a lot of paid parking around the area. Had a chai latte that was a little watery and a coffee cake that was a little too dry for my liking. I enjoyed...More

Thank 69cynthiab
Tyzun, Owner at Cafe Pyrus, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2017

Thanks for your feedback! I am saddened to hear that you think we are pricey. We use organic ingredients, including organic local dairy and the products to make your coffee cake, couple that with fair wage and work policies, a sit-down cafe environment - its...More

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Questions & Answers
11 July 2015|
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Response from Tyzun | Property representative |
Hi! Sorry for the delay in answering. Yes, we have baked goods. Including GF cupcakes, cookies, scones and muffins. Hope to see you soon!
18 April 2015|
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Response from Tyzun | Property representative |
There is free parking on street in front of the cafe, there is ample pay parking behind the building.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$12
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Charles St W, Kitchener, Ontario N2G 1H2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Kitchener
  • Phone Number: +1 519-954-7705
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