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800 Ottawa St S, Kitchener, Ontario N2E 3Z4, Canada
+1 519-581-1200
08:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun 08:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 07:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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Kitchener, Canada
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped for lunch the other day. Had the smoked meat sandwich on rye bread for $9.99. For $2.00 more I had a second sandwich for taking home. Each sandwich had about 11/2" of juicy smoked meat on it. Can't beat that deal!! The portions are large, the food is good to great. My wife had a club sandwich and salad.... More 

1 Thank Wayne R
kitchener ontario
Level Contributor
41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this restaurant for breakfast as I love the fireside melt Service is good might have to lineup on weekends as it gets busy but lineup moves fast as Service is fast.

Thank kitchenercouple
Level Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have to admit it has been 6 months since last visit, and it has gotten worse, I thought our last visit was so-so but this lacked....quantity is no escape for quality. Portion size is large, Soup of the day was luke-warm at best. Montreal smoked meat sandwich was as large as ever, meat was average at best. Fries were... More 

Thank billyraebob
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My favorite place in Kitchener for breakfast. You can get the traditional breakfast and coffee for under 10 bucks. The staff is always friendly and the service is efficient. I love the different Eggs Benedict options my favorite is the cordon blue...ham and Swiss cheese and a close second the Canadian.....Canadian bacon and cheddar cheese. If you go on a... More 

1 Thank MelWaterloo
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went as a party of 6 around 11am, and let me tell you, never go as 6, you'll wait forever. They have free wifi for one hour, but we didn't get seated until 12:15pm, as we stood in line for over an hour because we were a larger party. We then had to wait another 15 mins before we... More 

Thank Aaron K
Ontario, Canada
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

A large family restaurant & deli that's serves a great breakfast, lunch, & diner menus. The price is reasonable, good food quality & plenty of it. The service is friendly & efficient so what more could you ask for from a family friendly restaurant.

Thank Cougar152
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Level Contributor
69 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We enjoy visiting Fireside as the restaurant has very friendly staff, very good prices and very large portions. We were there for breakfast and tried their new menu which I had the Breakfast Burrito, this was very large, very filling and very, very good. It is a great place for a family, a couple and perfect for a work lunch... More 

1 Thank Peter K
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Went there this morning with friends We all got the special of the day for only 4 .99 two eggs fries sausage bacon or ham bottomless coffee and by the way the coffee is always hot and delicious Nice place nice stuff and good price

Thank Marleny S
Level Contributor
25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Have visited for breakfast numerous times and the melts are always loaded. Not filled with excessive potatoes. Lots of cheese! Nice little bowl baked beans as a side and a fresh orange slice as a palate cleanser. Nice.

Thank Ray B
Level Contributor
8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

I love this restaurant. The managers Lisa and Jenny are amazing. The good is really good and so is the service. Anytime I come to Kitchener to visit friends this is a must stop at place.

Thank Theresa H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Canadian, Delicatessen, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 Ottawa St S, Kitchener, Ontario N2E 3Z4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Kitchener
  • Phone Number: +1 519-581-1200

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South Pole
over a year ago
Kitchener, Canada
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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?