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Sole Restaurant and Wine Bar

83 Erb St W, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 6C2, Canada
+1 519-747-5622
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (15 reviews)
“sole” (119 reviews)
“caesar salad” (19 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Wine Bar, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
83 Erb St W, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 6C2, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I and a friend visited Sole for lunch recently and had a disappointing dining experience. The service was slow and the food was overpriced and not up to their normal standards. I had the Soup and Sandwich which was a Tomato Soup...More

Thank britman20
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been to Sole a number of times over the year and each time has gotten a little bit worse. Yesterday was the end for me. The meal was really bad. Not even ok. The best part was the waitress who was lovely and...More

Thank T W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been to Sole many times over the years and have always reccommended this lovely eatery to colleagues, and clients. The quality of the food today was underpar, brioche bun (roast beef on brioche)was very hard, soup had very little flavour. Caesar salad was...More

Thank whitelight2013
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have eaten here many times over the years. It is a very lovely venue and has one of the prettiest patios around. I do find, however, that the quality of the food and drink is not consistent. I had brunch there yesterday with family....More

1  Thank Katherine E C
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Is the food organic? Is there vegan and gluten free options? I’d like to see more of that labeled. Loved the sea food and service esp Sherri she’s so sweet and friendly!

Thank ourOM t
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Beautiful summer day on a beautiful patio that is so inviting. Lots of shade natural and lots of umbrellas. We started with a Cesar for my husband and a gin and lemoncillo cocktail for me. Both were excellent and so tasty. The pastry tray that...More

1  Thank Ladyspanish
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Plenty of shade is provided on this patio that is also enveloped by beautiful Virginia Creeper which must be spectacular in the fall. A summer’s breeze kept us very comfortable. Service was warm and attentive from our arrival until the end. This was our second...More

Thank Saucysavory
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Recently enjoyed a wonderful lunch with friends at Sole! We had a great waitress. My white wine sangria was perfect on a hot, hot day. Our food arrived exactly as ordered. Didn’t feel rushed. Our only complaint we ordered a 10$ Caesar salad and so...More

1  Thank Sue H
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

This restaurant used to be excellent. One of my and my fiance's favorites. Recent visit, the food has gone very downhill... Overspiced appetizers, bland mains. The only saving grace was the service which was good, but when you're running a $150 price tag for two,...More

Thank naphta800
Reviewed 23 June 2018

Went to Sole last night, first time there. We decided to go out to the patio even though a bit cool and raining but we were under the awning and near a heater. It was quite with the birds singing and enjoying the greenery. We...More

Thank Jim G
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Juan D
21 August 2017|
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Response from Paul S | Reviewed this property |
Smart casual! No restaurant turns down patrons wearing nice jeans any more do they?
22 November 2016|
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Response from Ray S |
Yes. They allow you to bring your own Wine and the corsage fee is the lowest in town
Susan B
19 December 2014|
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Response from Susan F | Property representative |
Hi, yes we do have gift certificates. They may be in any denomination you require. You can purchase them online, over the phone at 519-747-5622 or you may come to the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$34
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 83 Erb St W, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 6C2, Canada
    (Father David Bauer Drive)
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Waterloo
  • Phone Number: +1 519-747-5622
  • E-mail
Sole is a lively restaurant that offers both inventive and traditional cooking delivered in an elegant yet casual atmosphere. The restaurant ambience is comfortable and appealing, providing quality food at the right price in an unpretentious way. To view are full menus please visit our website. Sole offers brunch on Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 am. until 4:00 pm.
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