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Runways Cafe

$$ - $$$Cafe, , American
Waterloo International Airport, Waterloo, Ontario N0B 1M0, Canada
+1 519-648-2211
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good21%
  • Average13%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible21%
4 Mar 2018
“Haven't been here in awhile and wife and just wanted to fly somewhwere so we took my Aztec.”
12 Sep 2017
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Cafe, Canadian, American
$$ - $$$
Waterloo International Airport, Waterloo, Ontario N0B 1M0, Canada
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Haven't been here in awhile and wife and just wanted to fly somewhere so we took my Aztec. What a pleasant surprise when all out dishes were GREAT!! the bruschetta bread was OUTSTANDING, her pulled pork sandwich was great and my chicken Schnitzel sandwich was...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank CANADIANOntario
Reviewed 13 September 2017

absolutely love their homefries. Eggs are done perfectly to order. Service has always been attentive. Also we enjoy their coffee and we are picky coffee drinkers.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Mary W
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We have been coming here with various family members over the last 10 years ~ a handful of times per year usually. My husband also comes in with his work crew periodically before work during the week. In the past the food has consistently been...More

Date of visit: September 2017
1  Thank Barbara W
Reviewed 1 June 2017

TERRIBLE EXPERIENCE. Our glasses came full of red lipstick (neither of us were wearing). The salad that normally comes with bacon came without. First we were told it never comes with it (we had it the week before and it did come with it) and...More

Date of visit: May 2017
2  Thank Diem F
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Plenty of room, great selection and a great view of the runway to watch the great variety of planes come and go in relaxing style while waiting for passengers.

Date of visit: December 2015
Thank Raumanpoika
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

I feel like this place has gotten better over the last couple of years. My wife and I used to go for breakfast on the weekends. Since having kids had has become a favourite place for weekend breakfasts. The food is standards breakfast fare but...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank RegularWithMilk
Reviewed 10 September 2015

Met up with some others for dinner here. Very friendly staff and good food. It is so much fun watching the planes come and go and taxi on the runway while you eat. Food was very good . Friends gave it a two thumbs up...More

Date of visit: September 2015
Thank Wilmsy2014
Reviewed 8 September 2015

Have taken my 2 boys regularly over the last 3 years to watch the planes and have breakfast. Food and service has always been fair, but when combined with the backdrop of the planes - it is the first request for breakfast by the boys....More

Date of visit: September 2015
Thank Brent M
Reviewed 23 August 2015

Flew in to Watrloo Airport and were wondering where we were going to eat when we saw the Runways Cafe as soon as we got out of our airplane. The food was good and the staff extremely pleasant and helpful. They have a patio that...More

Date of visit: August 2015
1  Thank junaidadil
Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

I come here all the time with wife and my kid. Excellent service and great food with big portions. Excellent food for your money. Definitely recommend this place. You will Enjoy the view of the airport strip and won't get closer to it anywhere else....More

Date of visit: August 2015
1  Thank Mladen B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Cafe, Canadian, American
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Waterloo International Airport, Waterloo, Ontario N0B 1M0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Waterloo
  • Phone Number: +1 519-648-2211
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