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Symposium Cafe Restaurant & Lounge

££ - £££
Bar, International, Canadian
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31 Colossus Drive, Vaughan, Ontario L4L 9K4, Canada
+1 905-265-1099
08:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Thu 08:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 01:00
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Vaughan, Canada
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46 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

As I continue to go to frequent this location I've noticed the quality of food is going down ,the place really needs to be updated. The staff is always good,no complaints on that. Renovate! Improve the quality of food. Thank you

Thank Aquarait
Mississauga, Canada
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here with friends on our lunch break. Food came out quick and hot! Staff was attentive and friendly! I would recommend this place !

Thank lylalovesmac
Toronto, Canada
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30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

It really doesn't matter how good the food was - the service was unbelievably AWFUL. Went for a business brunch on a Sunday morning. We were there for over 2 hours, not because we wanted to stay that long, but because the server just wouldn't come to our table. For example, - we asked for water - for a table... More 

Thank SwamiMammi
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

My friends and I have had breakfast at Symposium countless times. Our favourite items are the triple decker grilled cheese, the eggs benedict, and the french toast. Compared to other restaurants in the area, I like Symposium's breakfast potatoes the best. Food comes relatively quickly, even if they are busy. The big comfy chairs are also a great touch!

Thank Nikita D
Ontario, Canada
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182 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Been to a couple of locations across Ontario and after visiting this location a few times I still find it lacking good service. Food and drinks are always well prepared while wait periods and constant reminders are expected. I'd serve myself but then what would a tip be for? Hopefully the next time will be better. If more places like... More 

Thank JourneyDawn715
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80 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

We ate dinner there and liked it so much we went back for brunch Saturday morning. The waffles were amazing, as was the peameal bacon. The fruit was fresh and ripe, really delicious. Best dinner item was the pork tenderloin with roasted potatoes.

Thank Corinnellawrence
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55 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Beautiful design, very clean place. Not much space between chairs when busy. Service was very friendly but also very slow (waiting for cup of water 26 minutes while not busy). The food we tried was pretty good except the crepes that taste like paper. Other customers warned us about the crepes but we really wanted to try. Not good at... More 

Thank Kathy S
Toronto, Canada
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

We have dined here over the years, meeting friends i don't know what has happened perhaps a change in ownership the coffee so cold the price not the the place his lots of small tables and uncomfortable chairs Makes it very difficult to maneuver . The crew were very friendly ............. the food,not wonderful.Thanks Ann

Thank shaheranabtawi
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

For some reason this restaurant is always FREEZING!! The times that I have been at Symposium it in not busy. The food selection for someone who is gluten free, sucks. Servers do not event know what you are talking about when you telling them you are gluten free. Basically need to come up with your own gluten free option, with... More 

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New York
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122 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

I ate at Symposium Café recently for a business dinner. The menu was quite expansive, offering many different food options. We started off the meal with a very good fried calamari appetizer. The calamari had a light coating and was fried properly. For my main course I tried the salmon with a pesto cream sauce. The salmon was cooked very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Bar, International, Canadian
Lunch, Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer, Highchairs Available
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Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Colossus Drive, Vaughan, Ontario L4L 9K4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Vaughan
  • Phone Number: +1 905-265-1099
Dine at this Symposium Café Woodbridge (Vaughan) restaurant located in one of the busiest Power Centres in Canada. This high profile Symposium Café Restaurant location is conveniently located on the South West corner of Highway #400 and Highway #7 at the Colossus Centre and is open 7 days a week, early mornings and late nights for your restaurant dining pleasure. This Woodbridge Symposium Café Restaurant seats 90 indoors and over 100 seats in a scenic wraparound patio and is surrounded by triple A retailers such as Famous Players Theatres, Costco, Rona, Office Depot, Golf Town, HomeSense, and 45 other popular retailers in this destination 727,000 square foot Vaughan power shopping centre. Hope to see you soon at this Woodbridge Symposium Café Restaurant location! • Beautiful Restaurant Décor• Scenic Patio Bar• Fully Licensed• High Profile Power Centre• Great Shopping• Open Early Mornings• Open Late Nights 
- Dining Available to ClosingRestaurant HoursSunday – Thursday 8am to 1amFriday & Saturday 8am to 2am

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?