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The Bauer Kitchen

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
American, Canadian
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed today

It's a very cool concept with great food and service. I also found they offered quite a few gluten free options. There is not a lot of parking, so give yourself a bit extra time to get there.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Tony F
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was here recently last weekend with my in-laws and my family-7 of us. Initially the first impression with the staff that sat us wasn't the greatest, but after the confusion the staff was friendly and helpful. The menu wasn't overwhelmingly large, there were great...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Sashaalopezz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So, it is with regret that I have to write this review, but really feel I must. We went to Bauer Kitchen Four years ago for New Years, there were 8 of us. We had a fantastic time, the food was awesome and there was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank LynnElain
TheCharcoalGroup, General Manager at The Bauer Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Lynn, It seems like you just did not enjoy our Wine and Beer pairing format. I was hoping our efforts to accommodate would make the evening more enjoyable, but unfortunately, this event is just not for everyone. Perhaps next year we will look at elongating...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was my daughter's and my second visit. We went for lunch on New Years Eve and were delighted with the food and service. We shared the Bauer salad and a pizza, and enjoyed a glass of wine. I love that our food came divided...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank loveMexico2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here as part of a birthday brunch table for 7. Incredible European,lofty,industrial restaurant- high ceilings, and lots of decor items to look at. We had a long wooden table with 7 comfy soft chairs. There were also a lot of highpub height tables and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jan W
Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

Great food, great service, wonderfully modern surroundings! Great location a short drive from downtown Waterloo.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank tiggerhiker
Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

Loved the trendy vibe and atmosphere at the Bauer. Food was piping hot and service was phenomenal! Definately would recommend.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Sylvie P
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Met for a business lunch and thoroughly enjoyed the meal. The seating was comfortable and the food was quite tasty. I had never been before and I can now recommend it.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Doronik
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Very much enjoyed our experience at Bauer Kitchen. Great atmosphere, decor, menu and service. Good variety on the menu of quality food. Loved the open kitchen, fire burning pizza oven too. Good craft beer selection. Checks all the boxes.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MarkH281
Reviewed 19 November 2018

This is a fun atmosphere - busy but not loud; great food at reasonable prices and a great waiter. I was put off immediately by the front desk staff who told us it would be a 45 min. wait and when my son and his...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Louise P
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22 March 2018|
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Response from Daisy R | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we had one person from our party that was on an electronic scooter and access was very easy. They also seated us close to the restrooms to make it easy for him.
1 January 2017|
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Response from Maureen T | Reviewed this property |
On their webpage: Open New Years Day 10am-8pm Jan. 2nd is likely regular hours, but best to call to check.
16 July 2016|
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Yes, that's not a problem.
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