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The Works Gourmet Burger Bistro

$$ - $$$American, ,
92 King St S, Waterloo, Ontario N2J 1P5, Canada
+1 519-885-6000
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (120 reviews)
“onion rings” (11 reviews)
“beef” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
92 King St S, Waterloo, Ontario N2J 1P5, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were in town for my sons wedding, and wanted to try something different so thought we’d give this place a try. Holy smokes this place is amazing! So good in fact that when a group of us the next night needed...More

Thank Jenny B
Reviewed 8 June 2018

Amazing experience especially after a stressful day of school and presentations. I was very overwhelmed with the menu as this was my first time here. But our sever Shannon gave us a great run down of the menu and took the time to go over...More

Thank Clancy B
Reviewed 5 April 2018

Too many specially-designed burgers - it could take half an hour to read them all. Not worth the price. There are better burger places at lower prices.

Thank Ted_and_Susan
Reviewed 24 March 2018

Best burgers and turkey burgers. Good size with decent prices. Good service too. Can’t miss because so much variety and some of the most adventurous combinations you can imagine. A win, win for sure,

Thank Judy F
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Great food. Not a great place for any form of conversation. Couldn't hear ourselves think. Will give it another try as they offer a large variety of burgers. Maybe take out would be better.

Thank Kathy Q
Reviewed 5 March 2018

The selection of burgers is endless and almost overwhelming. Take some time to read the menu. Visited here with family and we enjoyed our burgers with unique toppings (egg, pineapple, PB). The location is great, service was okay, but the bill seemed on the high...More

Thank 712Renee
Reviewed 26 February 2018

My friends and I used to come here all the time because we loved the fun burger combination. But, the last time we came was a Thursday around 6pm. There were only 2 other tables; the staff outweighed the customers in number. However, it still...More

Thank ak2b
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Burgers are okay. Not great. Price is insane. I would rather go somewhere else and enjoy a better meal at the same price as a hamburger here. If I want a burger I would recommend Sonnys.

Thank Saraboo
Reviewed 19 February 2018

This is not the kind of restaurant to go to every night as your meal will not be low in calories. But the food is good. The atmosphere is unique with meals being served on metal tins and milkshakes in measuring cups. Both the burgers...More

Thank ltreedcdn
Reviewed 9 February 2018

1. The tower of rings was definitely filling! No problems to share between two people. 2. It took some time to actually select a burger because there are so many choices. I had the hipster – really enjoyed the beef patty. I think this is...More

Thank MTLtravelfun
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 92 King St S, Waterloo, Ontario N2J 1P5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Waterloo
  • Phone Number: +1 519-885-6000
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