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Spencer's at the Waterfront

1340 Lakeshore Rd, Burlington, Ontario L7S 1Y2, Canada
+1 905-633-7494
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (155 reviews)
“steak” (73 reviews)
“salad” (69 reviews)
Closed Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Seafood, Canadian, International, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1340 Lakeshore Rd, Burlington, Ontario L7S 1Y2, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Visited in April with 4 friends, menu could have had more variety, lambchops not great (I've had much better), didn't have proper glassware for manhattan (should be in stemmed glass) but pretty view. Excellent service however - friendly and professional.

Thank Jan_S163
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a late Sunday lunch here with my wife. We chatted endless with our service because we were new to the area. Food was excellent, well prepared. Menus and specials thoroughly thought out. Great experience.

Thank tristano68
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sunday brunch used to be a stylish event with good food and quick service at the buffet , it is now crowded, loud , and many items are in short supply.

Thank ja j
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s been 2 days ago that we have been there. We miss it already. Unforgettable great experience. We went there with our daughter and her friend, living in Burlington. Their promise to show us something that we’d love was more than fulfilled. Joey and Robert...More

1  Thank GecKovacs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came for a birthday celebration, ordered cocktails, soups and salmon. Soup arrived first and cocktails later on. Soup was lacking in flavor and character and salmon was good except for the five side dishes that came with it. It was mostly couscous, a tiny...More

Thank maks122000
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My lunch mate picked this restaurant as a good half way point for us to meet. It sits on the edge of Lake Ontario with a view of the Skyway Bridge. Even on the dull cloudy winter it was a lovely view. The service was...More

Thank ChuckMScott
Reviewed 14 March 2018

We ordered the clam chowder for lunch. It was very watery, and the clams were hard to find. Fortinos, a nearby grocery store, has better clam chowder. We contacted the restaurant but have had no response. Otherwise, the experience was fine.

Thank Woodstock R
Reviewed 13 March 2018

We were in a party of six last night (March 9, 2018) to celebrate a friend's retirement. Two in the group ordered the orecchiette pasta. During the meal, one of the two commented that the shrimp tasted a bit "off" and stopped eating. Today, I...More

1  Thank cmcrooks01
Reviewed 12 March 2018

I haven't been since before Christmas (2017) but it is a very nice fine dining restaurant on the Burlington waterfront. Featuring a spectacular patio and amazing views, the place has wonderful food, attentive service and a very good and well deserved reputation. They also have...More

Thank f00die35
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We went for lunch on Sunday and didn't realize a brunch menu only. I think their website should be more clear. To start, to have to paid for parking to go to the restaurant is not right. So we realize its buffet which is okay....More

1  Thank 82brendap
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Questions & Answers
6 September 2017|
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Response from Anne C | Reviewed this property |
They do have a separate room that could be used for a private party. I have never attended a cocktail party there but they may do them. Beautiful view for any type of gathering. Check with the restaurant.
3 July 2016|
Response from Ina_31 | Reviewed this property |
There is parking in front of the restaurant, which is free after after 5, or 6 pm.
5 June 2016|
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Response from Anton P | Reviewed this property |
Bring your wallet. Bring your wife's too. Very high.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1340 Lakeshore Rd, Burlington, Ontario L7S 1Y2, Canada
    (Brant Street)
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: +1 905-633-7494
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