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The Cornerstone

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Wyndham Ave, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
08:00 - 00:00
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Sun 09:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 08:00 - 00:00
Fri 08:00 - 01:00
Sat 09:00 - 01:00
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Toronto, Canada
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a delicious vegan tofu club with guac and curry potatoes. Perfect rainy cold afternoon to enjoy healthy great food in historic stone building, chilling to The Hip. Service was friendly and quick, but was off peak time.

1 Thank baldpowerguy
Guelph, Ontario
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29 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Great food yet it takes some time to get it at times. I was there with my wife and some friends. We found it took a while to get the food.

Thank wombatcan2
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

I like going to The Cornerstone because I know I will always be able to find great vegetarian and vegan options. They have board games available to play (we like chess -get creative with the missing pieces). Service can be hit and miss. Cozy atmosphere.

1 Thank Allie G
Woodbridge, Canada
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Okay nice small place on the corner of MacDonell and Wyndham South. But by small I mean reallyyyyyy small. We came here because my sister had a gig with her jazz group at U of G (comprised of 8 students). Once we got the menu (took around 10 minutes to even get ours) I was very surprised at the limited... More 

2 Thank wowsomanyusernames
Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

I've been here a number of times and have found that overall the food is pretty good. The breakfast here is very good with a variety of different options. I recently had an omelette with pesto and it was very good. My most recent visit was disappointing. The it took ages to get our order and when I finally got... More 

Thank northwind12
Guelph, Canada
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

I went here a while ago and ordered a nut wrap with a side of potatoes. My meal was very good but my partner ordered a bean burger with a side of soup and his meal was disgusting. We watched the manager/boss go over to the kitchen station and clearly show disapproval for the burger that was made for my... More 

1 Thank _jnix_20
London, Canada
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

We had a late lunch at The Cornerstone, while in Guelph for a ringette game. One person in our group was vegan and she is the reason we chose this restaurant. The decor of the restaurant is very casual and rustic...although sort of bordering on run down. The service was friendly. We had the Vegan tempeh sandwich with roasted potatoes,... More 

Thank arkonatraveller
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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

The wife and I were walking downtown and stopped for lunch, we didn't know anything about the Cornerstone and checked it out. We not Vegan by any means, but we ordered drinks and then got the menu, saw the menu and said "nuts!" the waitress was not good, so nonprofessional. As for the food, I am not going to say... More 

Thank HuggyD
Elora, Canada
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234 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

A rustic little place with high ceilings and lots of windows. Bistro tables outside. Friendly staff but some seemed unmotivated and had trouble retaining conversations they had with us a few minutes prior. Not overly impressed with the food. It was ok but I expected more flavor. A few Vegan and gluten free choices but mostly vegetarian. You can watch... More 

1 Thank rnr636
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Vegan and egg choices plus good coffee made for the perfect breakfast. Friendly service in a comfortable casual atmosphere including a patio if desired. Very reasonable prices and would definitely recommend.

Thank Denis M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Canadian, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wyndham Ave, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Guelph
  • Phone Number: 5198270145
Cozy little spot downtown. Veggie/vegan. Good beer. Great service. One of my favorite places.

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