We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Downtown Bistro & Grill

) #13 of 386 Restaurants in Burlington $$ - $$$ , International, European
441 Elizabeth St, Burlington, Ontario L7R 2L8, Canada
+1 905-639-7577
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brie” (10 reviews)
“crab cakes” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Canadian, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
441 Elizabeth St, Burlington, Ontario L7R 2L8, Canada
Write a Review
Reviews (140)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 140 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We were there for Father's Day. As in our earlier review the food was great and the service excellent. We ordered both an evening special (crab-stuffed salmon) and off the menu (steak frites). Both were perfectly prepared. A super evening and we will definitely return.

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch with a client today . We sat outside on the quaint patio in the front . Server's name was Marnie and she was delightful . When the wine I had selected was not available she was quick to offer some alternate choices and...More

Thank Elisa08
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in for lunch and was delighted with a beautifully moist and tasty braised rib sandwitch. Ribs were cooked in a wine and mushroom sauce served on a bun with fresh green salad on the side. Delicious!! The atmosphere is cozy but very elegant. The...More

Thank Luck1946
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've reviewed this restaurant several times, because it's worth noting the consistency and quality of the fine food Mike has been serving in Burlington for years now. We had a rare weekday off for lunch and headed straight to the Downtown Bistro. Asparagus/leek soup, perch...More

Thank MissFitz88
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were looking for a late lunch (almost 3:00 pm). We were delight that they were still open and decided to eat there instead of the pub that we were heading too. The server was perfect, attentive, polite and very professional. We shared three appetizers...More

Thank Gaston_and_Pamela
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A friend and I had lunch today. The server (believe her name was Torie) was great. Very attentive but not intrusive (friend and I were catching up and not in a hurry). We both decided on the burger...that was one of the best burgers I...More

1  Thank Veronica4
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Every time I have ate here I have not been disappointed .... Great food ! Absolutely A1 service in a quaint surrounding....and excellent value...you really can't beat this restaurant....

Thank R00ster1
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely service, gourmet food and all at a reasonable price! Order tha beetroot and goat cheese salad and a crepe for your main amazing!

Thank Marie C
Reviewed 23 April 2017

So far, I have dropped in for lunch 3 times - once for a special birthday lunch and twice more just because of the Bistro Burger - best beef taste, grilling, perfect with blue cheese (haven't tried it with Cheddar yet). accompanying salad lightly dressed;...More

Thank dyanalayng
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We are never disappointed when we eat at the Downtown Bistro & Grill in Burlington. Yesterday we had a great lunch - Chef's potato and leek soup, chicken crepe with cheese (me) cooked perfectly, and goat cheese and vegetable salad (my wife); topped off with...More

Thank L5866TEjamesm
Nearby Restaurants
Kelly's Bake Shoppe
945 reviews
.13 km away
Rayhoon Persian Eatery
365 reviews
.10 km away
Lettuce Love Cafe
498 reviews
.18 km away
The Martini House
270 reviews
.02 km away
Nearby Attractions
Burlington Waterfront Trail
376 reviews
.92 km away
Spencer Smith Park
171 reviews
.36 km away
Art Gallery of Burlington
32 reviews
.71 km away
Burlington Public Library
11 reviews
1.15 km away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is it big enough to seat a party of 10
1 June 2017|
Answer Show all 6 answers
Response from MikeL322 | Property representative |
Yes it is
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 441 Elizabeth St, Burlington, Ontario L7R 2L8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: +1 905-639-7577
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing