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Einstein's Cafe

2 Grant St, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
+1 519-822-6742
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (4 reviews)
“caesar salad” (4 reviews)
“wraps” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Grant St, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

-the food was just okay - - got a huge piece of roast - while my wife got a piece of salmon the size of a thumb nail - a total twilight zone experience - - service was okay but the food was not memorable,...More

Thank ray873
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Had not been to this restaurant in years. Remains unique old house downtown Guelph with ++ small rooms. Only one chef. Not somewhere to go if u are in a hurry. Mojotos great for Monday special drink. Mexican food incredible. Huge! Servings, Definitely worth visiting....More

Thank jmc077
Reviewed 15 May 2017

I came here last week with my boyfriend for date night and we had a great time. He was less impressed than I was and didn't actually like his meal at all but I thoroughly enjoyed mine. The interior is really cozy and quirky, with...More

Thank Olivia G
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Over many years Einstein's has been my special place for special occasions. Consistently delicious. BUT four of us had an awful experience last week. The spritzer and the Margarita were watery. Our complaint to the wait person set off repeated denials: "both drinks were made...More

1  Thank HARRISON5096
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Probably the best meal I've had in Guelph to date! I got Pesto Pasta, and it was DELICIOUS. Pesto Pasta is, according to the menu, Fettuccine tossed with pesto, tomatoes, black olives and feta. I think there was some minced garlic in it, too because...More

Thank Chris J
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I have been going there for years but no more. I order the chefs creation because I asked the sever what the person beside had order. She said she would tell the chef I wanted the same thing. When I got my order it was...More

2  Thank chrisolibera
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

We love this place! Hidden Jem! We go every once and while on Friday nights for that amazing Prime Rib, although everything is top notch quality and all made in house! The waiters are amazing and make your dinner experience all you could ever hope...More

Thank Kaylynn11
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

4 of us enjoyed 4 different meals, all enjoyed very much, on a busy Saturday night before an 8:00 show. Host and hostess were wonderful, and they suggested leaving car there and walking thru parking lot to River Run. About a 5 minute walk, which...More

Thank Liz N
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Very friendly atmosphere, service is fantastic and the food is amazing. The chef is there to please. He will also cater to off the menu requests. They also do catering as well, which I have ordered. Like the restaurant the catered food was equally amazing....More

Thank evelynsanders
Reviewed 22 January 2017

As a UoG student, I frequent this restaurant for special events or simply to take my parents out for dinner when they visit, Friday's prime rib special is a steal and always delicious here and even for all the other nights of the week, my...More

Thank Iris L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Grant St, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Guelph
  • Phone Number: +1 519-822-6742
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