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Cafe 13 Main Street

13 Main St, Cambridge, Ontario N1R 7G9, Canada
+1 519-622-1799
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“potato chips” (5 reviews)
“burger” (22 reviews)
“salad” (21 reviews)
Opens in 13 min
All hours
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
13 Main St, Cambridge, Ontario N1R 7G9, Canada
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had dinner on Saturday night. Didn't have a reservation but they accommodated us (2). The menu is limited, we had the schnitzel which was very good and those around us looked like they were enjoying their meal. Service was slow but we were not...More

Thank 155019Maureen
Reviewed 27 October 2017

We had a dinner deal that was part of a Theatre package so had a somewhat limited selection and weren't sure what to expect. The salad was fabulous and our entrees were delicious. Great selection of craft beers on tap and the decor celebrated the...More

Thank woodsyb
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We've been going to Cafe 13 for years and it just keep getting better with each iteration this place gets better. Their salads are amazing and ingenious and their pasta's and mains never disappoint. Often there is live music at Cafe 3 which makes for...More

Thank VedicVeritas
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The seedy characters hanging around out front smoking almost made me turn back, but I was meeting a couple of friends. The menu looked appealing but I was very disappointed with the taste of my entree salad. My friends were ho hum about their mains,...More

Thank Alex B
Reviewed 25 September 2017

My wife and I saw this place on a drive-by in Cambridge one afternoon and decided we had to come back to check it out. When we arrived on a Saturday evening before dark, we were debating whether to sit inside or out on the...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Cool building. Great vibe. Kinda spooky which I dig. The food is always good and the service is on point.

Thank Jenna s
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Keeping things short, the wait was to long for the food, which when it arrived it wasn't of a desirable appeal at all. Looked fairly average store bought style food with little to no taste. Service unfortunately wasn't any better. Heard about a new owner...More

2  Thank kickingh0rse
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Waited too long to order. Used to love Cafe 13. 13 now isnt the same. Had to flag down people 3 times to pay. This will be my last time there.

1  Thank Randy N
Reviewed 12 September 2017

We waited about 15 minutes to be served and then the food was gross. Had a sandwich and the meat was so tough, chewy and undercooked I almost barfed. Seating is crowded and ambiance is non-existent. Will never return.

1  Thank bill p
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Food was average and somewhat overpriced. Could use a Reno kinda dated but quaint. Service was just ok, slow and not too attentive.

Thank C M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 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 - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Main St, Cambridge, Ontario N1R 7G9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 519-622-1799
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Cafe 13 is located in a historic bank building in the heart of the Galt section of Cambridge. We provide fresh food using local farms and products to contruct interesting yet affordable dishes.
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