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Proof Kitchen

110 Erb St W, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 0C6, Canada
+1 519-208-3333
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (19 reviews)
“burger” (25 reviews)
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110 Erb St W, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 0C6, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a strange dichotomy to Proof that means you could have either a very good experience here or the opposite. That is what played out on our visit with my wife and I landing, for a change, on the good-luck side of things. Based...More

Thank ComedyGuy27
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a table of six, dining late on a Sunday afternoon. On several occasions, orders from the bar took an unusually long time to arrive. My friend ordered the roast beef special. I repeatedly noticed him having difficulty in cutting through this meat. We...More

1  Thank AntSteve
Laura U, General Manager at Proof Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for your review and feedback. I am heartily sorry that your visit was not up to our standards of service and food quality and I am very apologetic that we could not make this right while you were in the restaurant. We...More

Reviewed 5 April 2018

Every time I have eaten at Proof (probably 5 times now) the meal is delivered to the table way beyond what is reasonable or acceptable. This time, I was completely shocked. We sat down at 6pm and was served our meals at 8pm. The waiter...More

Thank TheFranticDancer
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

I dined here for both lunch and dinner. For lunch I had the special burger with avocado and bacon, it was very good. For dinner I loved the wild mushroom ravioli, the flavour was delicious. Service was very good.

Thank Elizabeth_and_David
Reviewed 26 March 2018

Went to Proof Kitchen with the boyfriend for our anniversary. I had the Peking Duck. I don't think I have ever described a dish as being awkward... this would be the first time. The duck was cut too thick and incredibly gummy. You need a...More

Thank AverageLooksGood
Reviewed 20 March 2018

we dined there last friday. great experience! food was awesome, service by Kristyn was on point! we had the chicken bao starter..taste explosion, wifey had the mediterranean chicky and i had the schnitzel. portions were generous and very tasty. sticky toffee pudding. yummers all around!

Thank Dave M
Reviewed 7 March 2018

My wife and I have enjoyed the wonderful food and service at Proof several times this past year and they continue to exceed our expectations. The menu has some great comfort food and lots of different dishes to choose from. The wait staff and servers...More

Thank mhuehnergard
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Had a terrible brunch experience here about a month ago, bland and cold... Server was no where to be found, tried to order a drink from a different server but got our eyes rolled at and no chance of having our drink order taken by...More

Thank TravelFoodWine101
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

While the staff can be a bit haughty at times, the food is outstanding. Breakfast buffet is good. Dinner is great. The kitchen always puts out quality food.

Thank Slatco
Reviewed 10 February 2018

We stayed at the Delta so were glad to have Proof as an easy to get to eating option. We had dinner in the bar one night and lunch another day. I highly recommend the macaroni and cheese with toppings! The Nosh plate of dips...More

1  Thank Slow-travel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 1:00 AM
6:30 AM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 Erb St W, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 0C6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Waterloo
  • Phone Number: +1 519-208-3333
Located in UpTown Waterloo's historic Barrel Yards, Proof Kitchen & Lounge restaurant offers an upscale contemporary dining experience coupled with a menu that reflects a dedication to using thoughtfully chosen ingredients with a local and world conscious initiative - we make good choices. From breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner to late night to weekends, our menu is complemented by expertly crafted cocktails, a renowned wine list, and a great selection of local craft beers. The setting for all this is a space that will delight the senses and create a perfect backdrop to every occasion.
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