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Spencer's at the Waterfront

1340 Lakeshore Road, Burlington, Ontario L7S 1B1, Canada
+1 905-633-7494
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (108 reviews)
“steak” (69 reviews)
“salad” (66 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
Seafood, Canadian, International, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1340 Lakeshore Road, Burlington, Ontario L7S 1B1, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Been here a few times in the past and it’s been quite good but heard lots of negative things last couple of years but ignored it as I’d always had a nice evening. We booked a table for 6, they sat us in what seemed...More

Thank Davlar W
Reviewed 1 week ago

The view over lake Ontario is beautiful! Lot's of excellent food choices (especially the fish specials), some of the portions were a little small (vegetarian option) but when they brought a dozen oysters instead of a half dozen, they offered the extra for free. Give...More

Thank Nancy R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sunday brunch on Christmas eve was very good in terms of food. Great variety and everything was prepared nicely. Quiche was cold and lamb overdone, but otherwise all the food was enjoyable. Great desserts and pies, although the fresh crepe was doughy. Dining room has...More

Thank must_travel_soon_10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had chance to visit Spencer at Waterfront with my wife. Such an amazing place to be with your loved one or family. Perfect Ambience and amazing food. We ordered flatbread mushroom and Fish of the day as main course and Lentill soup. All the...More

Thank Hammad D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this establishment too many times and always wanted to give 5 stars, but almost always something happens and they miss one. Reception is always grumpy, service is very good, and had some mediocre plates like overcooked food, stale breads, surprising bad expensive wine....More

Thank Batili
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to give Spencer’s brunch another try after a horrible past experience and we we were so happy we did!! Perhaps it was a function of the time we made reservations for (10:30) or that the management has listened to the feedback given and...More

Thank Sandy B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had team lunch on a normal week day. First time I have been there and it’s awesome experience ! Great food and service. We ordered almost all appetizers, shrimp, calamari, crab dip and so on. Everything tastes yummy, rich flavor and nicely presented. I ordered...More

Thank Lijiao Z
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

I never like to give out a negative review, however , this is the time to express the disappointment. I have no idea, if they are under a different owner or management, but despite the location , they have little to offer. Menu - very...More

Thank Blissalways
Reviewed 12 December 2017

We have visited this restaurant many times for brunch and were never disappointed. The brunch has a great selection of seafoods, meats, cheeses, sweets and breakfast items. However, we visited last night for dinner and it was extremely disappointing. Our bill before taxes and tip...More

Thank hollylynrussell
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

There were twelve of us having a Christmas brunch, since we aren’t able to get together on Christmas Day. The venue has a picturesque view of Lake Ontario. We were in the left side of the restaurant which is mostly for large groups like ours,...More

Thank linda_tiacat
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Questions & Answers
6 September 2017|
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Response from Anne C | Reviewed this property |
They do have a separate room that could be used for a private party. I have never attended a cocktail party there but they may do them. Beautiful view for any type of gathering. Check with the restaurant.
3 July 2016|
Response from Ina_31 | Reviewed this property |
There is parking in front of the restaurant, which is free after after 5, or 6 pm.
5 June 2016|
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Response from Anton P | Reviewed this property |
Bring your wallet. Bring your wife's too. Very high.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
9:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1340 Lakeshore Road, Burlington, Ontario L7S 1B1, Canada
    (Brant Street)
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: +1 905-633-7494
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