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Play Urban Cafe

££ - £££, ,
253 Taylor Rd | Corner of Glendale Avenue and Taylor Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
+1 905-688-2550 ext. 5777
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish tacos” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00 Hours
Bar, Canadian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
253 Taylor Rd | Corner of Glendale Avenue and Taylor Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've eaten at Play on a few occasions and the food is excellent! The menu accomodates for a variety of dietary needs and the servers are helpful as well. This is a great casual restaurant with a lot of healthy options. I opted for the...More

Thank Hojo23ca
Heather S, Manager at Play Urban Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Hojo23ca: Thank you for your terrific feedback and taking the time to write in. It is so wonderful to hear that you enjoyed Play's menu including our healthy options! We truly appreciate your comments and 5 Star Rating and hope that you will be...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed lunch and dinner at Play. I would recommend having a vegan margarine option. All items we ordered were very good and the service was also great.

Thank Jimthefriar
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Play is a fantastic restaurant with reasonable prices. The food is great and the staff are fantastic. Alysha is always looking out for the best for the customers there. She goes above and beyond what is required of her. She really helped me on a...More

Thank Kristin F
Reviewed 16 March 2018

We stayed in the hotel overnight and had both dinner and lunch the next day at "Play". Our 8:30 pm reservation for dinner was ready on arrival. The restaurant had a really comfortable environment. However, the wall of windows overlooking the tennis courts is a...More

Thank christinebZ2463OF
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Service was great as always. But I’ve noticed over the past year significant changes to their vegan section of the menu. The selection has gone downhill, and the quality of the offerings has also gone downhill. Not sure if they’ve gotten a new supplier for...More

Thank LA1773
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Wait staff friendly and helpful....calamari was good..and large portion. Plenty of wine selection /perfect spot after a workout or before dinner.

Thank Nancy R
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

We selected this restaurant as they offered some vegan options. Food was mostly great. I ordered the chicken fingers...I think they were Jane’s brand...the other 8 in our group raced about their meals. Our server was too busy to keep an eye on our beverage...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 29 November 2017

We had our rehearsal dinner for our wedding at PLAY and it was great. The menu has a good selector for everyone, even vegetarians. We were offered complimentary sparkling wine, I assume since I mentioned it was a rehearsal dinner.

Thank vkozina
Reviewed 27 November 2017

I live in the area but have never been to White Oaks, so my friend and I decided to go to Play Restaurant for a birthday celebration! I loved the atmosphere of the restaurant, the food was DELICIOUS, and while a little expensive, it was...More

Thank EmiliaCollee
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Stayed one night at White Oaks which is very close to many fast food options, but we wanted something more substantial to eat so we tried Play. Large menu offers fair pricing and large portions given for food. I had the braised short rib ($26...More

Thank gailiebear
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22 October 2016|
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Response from Cforce191 | Reviewed this property |
The Play Urban Cafe is located on the 2nd floor of the White Oaks Spa and Resort. The address is 253 Taylor Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$19
Bar, Canadian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 253 Taylor Rd | Corner of Glendale Avenue and Taylor Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
    (Glendale Avenue)
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Niagara-on-the-Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 905-688-2550 ext. 5777
  • E-mail
Fully licensed upscale casual dining overlooking tennis courts within White Oaks Resort & Spa. Directly across from the Outlet Mall. Local craft beers on tap.
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