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The Bauer Kitchen

187 King St S | Unit 102, Waterloo, Ontario N2J 1R1, Canada
+1 519-772-0790
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (34 reviews)
“duck wings” (12 reviews)
“fondue” (12 reviews)
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American, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
187 King St S | Unit 102, Waterloo, Ontario N2J 1R1, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had eaten here before and expected something nice, but were very disappointed on this recent visit. Portions were small and there is no bread. When ordering Dubonnet I was asked if I wanted a double (!) and declined. Then what arrived appeared to be...More

Thank SSusio
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our experience wasn't bad, but the portion sizes of the pastas and dinner salads was pretty sad. Our server mentioned the "generous" portion of the pasta linguine special. It was maybe a tennis-ball sized portion of pasta. My friend ordered a dinner salad and added...More

Thank Brandon T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the Bauer Kitchen with a group of friends recently. My husband and I had heard good things and it was also our anniversary so we were excited to try it out. Sadly it was so dissapointing. We arrived to a limited menu...More

Thank mmh1977
Reviewed 1 week ago

We made reservations for a Sat night dinner at 6:00pm and arrived on time (5:55). We were greeted immediately and everyone was very friendly, the place looks great and is owned by a very reputable group so our expectations included a quiet evening of good...More

Thank nesnyday
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an unplanned lunch with visiting family. We had limited time on a Saturday noon visit. We were seated and served drinks fast and ordered promptly. Getting food took 40 minutes which had us concerned about a later appointment. I have to say, the...More

Thank dhutt2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently ate dinner at The Bauer Kitchen with a group of 12. We were in town as vendors at the Home Hardware Show. This show occurs twice a year and is very known to the town as the population swells greatly during the 3...More

Thank 2upbeelers
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very busy place. Service not the greatest. A little over price comparing with another restaurants on the same range. I will not come back on Saturday even ifi get a reservation. Sad as it have excellent location and great place.

Thank Carinita2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I dined here for lunch on route from a weekend away. Overall an average meal - I ordered a beet, apple and chèvre salad that was unremarkable, apart from its modest size. My husband ordered a Bauer burger (first choice was the...More

Thank SMO2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Full disclosure here - after our recent failed anniversary dinner at this restaurant the general manager Cindy reached out & offered us a credit on our next meal if we would give them a second chance. We accepted the offer, but this does mean the...More

Thank dpalexander
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Saturday brunch on a warm September day, on the patio, how sublime. The brunch menu supliments the regular lunch and dinner menu, and we ordered off that. The huevos rancheros with pulled pork added was excellent. Lots of sauce, fresh beans, onions and green peppers....More

1  Thank David J
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1 January 2017|
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Response from Maureen T | Reviewed this property |
On their webpage: Open New Years Day 10am-8pm Jan. 2nd is likely regular hours, but best to call to check.
16 July 2016|
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Response from 694Forrest1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, that's not a problem.
8 July 2016|
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Response from 694Forrest1 | Reviewed this property |
Not that I know of.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 187 King St S | Unit 102, Waterloo, Ontario N2J 1R1, Canada
    (Allen St.)
  • Public Transportation: On the main 7 line heading to Conestoga Mall.
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Waterloo
  • Phone Number: +1 519-772-0790
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