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Papa Joe's Hot Kettle

$$ - $$$
American, Canadian, Diner
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2492 Cedar Creek, Cambridge, Ontario, Canada
+1 519-621-6300
07:00 - 14:00
Closed now
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Sun 08:00 - 13:00
Mon - Wed 06:00 - 20:00
Thu - Fri 06:00 - 21:00
Sat 07:00 - 14:00
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Kitchener, Canada
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295 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

I went with friends to this truck stop restaurant and was delighted with their food and the service. The breakfasts are HUGE and very tasty. They have bottomless cups of coffee and they put a coffee carafe on the table. The waitress was very friendly and professional. She came by just often enough to see if all was OK. The... More 

Thank KitchenerJimmy
Ayr, Canada
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57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Have frequented this place over the years. It has excellen choices and value for the large portion you get especially breakfast. They were very restrictive IE: you can get a grilled cheese off the kids menu but an adult can't order one after a certain time. They will subsitute but to a minium. The owners who are usually around are... More 

Thank Rick19551218
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116 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We come here often for breakfast and sometimes for dinner. Staff are friendly, attentive And quick service. Breakfast is great and the potatoes are awesome. We never feel rushed. A great diner.

1 Thank MaryCairn
Cambridge, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

The food here is nothing special (with the exception of their soups) It's very overpriced and pretty much everything is a la carte. I guess people go for the breakfast but other places serve way better Breakfast than this hole.

Thank gabbygateau
Toronto, Canada
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Excellent breakfast. Good value. Courteous wait staff. Restaurant was very clean, service was great. Conveniently located off Hwy 401. Can hold large groups (has a room to the side/back that is quiet and away from main busy dining room

1 Thank A H
Cambridge, Canada
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

We made a quick stop for lunch last week and found this place off 401. I had breakfast and my wife Burger and Fries. Every thing was just perfect, tasty and reasonably priced. TIP: French Fries one of the best in the KW region. We will back for sure. Staff very friendly. Overall just a great place and we enjoyed... More 

Thank Charles R
Cambridge, Canada
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Great service.....good food and free wifi......waitress was very friendly. If you are in a hurry this place gets your food outcast and hot.

Thank Yvonne D
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Had a late breakfast/early lunch at Papa Joe's while on the road. Just off Highway 401 at the Flying J the restaurant. Quick service, pleasant waitresses, great bacon and eggs breakfast to get you back on the road. Good prices..

Thank smith32
Cambridge, Canada
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

Although this is thought of as a truck stop, it is so much more, and definitely worth the drive out. The home made food is amazing with excellent portion size and very good value. We had a 8 oz steak, that smothered in onions and mushrooms,two large scoops mashed potatoes, seasonal veggies, soup or salad for $15.99. Steak was cooked... More 

Thank dogpaw2016
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

Excellent service. Food was good as well. My wife loved the fresh fruit that came with her BLT bagel. Staff seemed to enjoy their job. Second time we have been there and we will be back next time we are in Ayr.

Thank John F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Canadian, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 13:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2492 Cedar Creek, Cambridge, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 519-621-6300

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