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Rainbow Restaurant

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Downtown Oshawa
American, Diner, Canadian
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82 Simcoe St N, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
+1 905-728-6463
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Today
07:00 - 16:00
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Hours:
Sun 08:00 - 16:00
Mon - Fri 07:00 - 19:00
Sat 07:00 - 16:00
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Ajax, Canada
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This very dated spot is like stepping into the past. They focus on extremely large food portions and moving you in and out quickly. Be prepare to take food home. I would not recommend this spot for groups because the seating would not accommodate more than 4 people at a time.

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Thank Laura T
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This morning I ordered the Rainbows famous steak and egg breakfast, man was I surprised! The steak was gigantic! Cant beat the price either. The steak here is always cooked to perfection. No complaints here. The staff are friendly and the atmosphere is great! Keep up the good work!

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Thank Alexandria D
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and lots of great history. Going there since I was little big part of my childhood. Try the peameal bacon.

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Thank Mike D
Oshawa, Canada
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

i hope you hungry,because good best breakfast.whatever you order,it very good,the eggs benedict is bloody amazing,Lou the chef is amazing and very friendly,s.

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Thank gary0shawa
Oshawa, Canada
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been eating at Rainbow Restaurant since I was a child. The portions have gotten a bit smaller over the years, but the food remains outstanding. Especially the breakfast! The coffee is above average. This is a classic diner environment, very family friendly and prompt service.

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Thank Dan R
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Rainbow has the best Breakfast of whatever you order. I cant wait to go back and try the burgers but I think that will be a lot of visits. Remember GO HUNGRY!!

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Thank Tom J
canada
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great good, great staff, great portions! You won't go hungry and you will probably leave with food. The menu is pretty big with many choices so you have to keep coming back for a fix of something new. I haven't had a bad meal here, but its an indulgence for sure! Eggs benny, burgers and the home fries are the... More 

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Thank CanadaDieseldog
Oshawa, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place rocks!! The Peameal and the burgers are by far the best we have ever had! A must try!! Glad we did. A very comfortable atmosphere. Service was fast and friendly. We will be back

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Thank timnsheri
tORONTO
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Big portions. Enough for lunch and dinner. Wish there more healthier selections. Not one of the cheapest lunches in town.

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Thank Crystal2TORONTO
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Slab of homemade meatloaf, slice of swiss and a thick slice of peameal bacon on a toasted kaiser! It came with gravy on the side. Never had anything like it! Was awesome!

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Thank chzistofor

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner, Canadian
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 16:00
Monday
07:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 19:00
Thursday
07:00 - 19:00
Friday
07:00 - 19:00
Saturday
07:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 82 Simcoe St N, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Oshawa>  > Downtown Oshawa
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Oshawa
  • Phone Number: +1 905-728-6463

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?