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Rainbow Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
Downtown Oshawa
American, Diner, Canadian
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82 Simcoe St N, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
+1 905-728-6463
07:00 - 19:00
Closed now
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Sun 08:00 - 16:00
Mon - Fri 07:00 - 19:00
Sat 07:00 - 16:00
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2 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Returned to the Rainbow to check out my favorite food THE BURGER. Asked what was in the patty and was shocked to hear ALL MEAT no filler. So had to have it. Wow. I like it with bacon, cheese, tomato and mustard. Flavour was just what I wanted and got. Thanks, next on the list to try is the specialty... More 

Thank Day_V_ca
Oshawa, Canada
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

try and eat here at least once a month - best place in Oshawa for breakfast bar none! The GMC is the best deal going, ask for the bacon! I have yet to come away with anything less than 8 pieces, unheard of at any other restaurant! The girls are fantastic and the guys working the grill - best of... More 

Thank Doris H
Oshawa, Canada
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I'de have to say that the Rainbow Restaurant gives you a fair scoff of food for your buck, but it dose not sparkle on the cleanliness end of the scale. Its very greasy and you can feel the grease on the furnishing even after there wiped down. Most probably not with a clean cloth. Even our dining utensils had to... More 

Thank mbassmaster
Timmins, Canada
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My son-in-law told me here for breakfast recently and although he forewarned me about ordering a large breakfast, I went ahead and ordered what I thought would be right for me. I should have listened to the yours fella. The food was fast, hot and way too much for me. No problem, got a "to go" container and enjoyed the... More 

Thank SchumacherJack
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food, huge portions, ridiculously low prices, friendly service.. all in an authentic diner atmosphere that probably hasn't changed much since the 1960s. Absolutely brilliant and well worth a detour!

Thank Jeremy C
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5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I don't know if this is a valid complaint but I had the Hot Farmers Sausage and they put too much sausages on it ! LOL! Great as always!

Thank Dave S
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to eat good atmosphere. Waitress staff top notch. Excellent place for portions. I been coming to the rainbow for yrs highly recommended.

Thank Mike D
Oshawa, Ontario
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

been around forever. in for breakfast ...very dated décor,cramped seating,seems to be popular.waitress very good....breakfast was as expected, large amount a little on the greasy side and was hard to finish(because of quality not quantity. price ok but you can get better breakfasts in town for the same price or cheaper .wont be back soon

Thank rguscott
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a place I would never have normally tried but I did and I loved it. Great friendly staff.Their breakfasts are the biggest you will ever have. 6 egg omelettes.... No one has that. Breakfasts are my favourite here but their dinners are also great. And the prices are very reasonable for the portions you get. It's a must... More 

Thank Eagleyes5
Oshawa, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 April 2017

go in every Tuesday and am greeted like family and the food is filling and delicious. Love the sausages!

Thank wastretch

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner, Canadian
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 82 Simcoe St N, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Oshawa>  > Downtown Oshawa
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Oshawa
  • Phone Number: +1 905-728-6463

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