BREAKFAST, BRUNCH, BURGERS, DESSERTS & MORE

Dine at Symposium Cafe Restaurant & Lounge Barrie, located at the Cundles & Duckworth Commercial Centre (Shoppers Drug Mart, Cineplex, Zehrs, & L.A. Fitness). Symposium brings its unique hospitality to the Simcoe Muskoka region. Just minutes away from Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre & Georgian College, Symposium Barrie is open 7 days a week – early mornings to late nights – offering full dining options including breakfast & brunch (served daily until 4pm), mouth-watering desserts, burgers, seafood, steaks, sandwiches, vegetarian options, fresh fruit drinks, full bar and daily specials. Add 95 indoor seats and 40 seats on a beautiful, outdoor patio – you’ll make Symposium Barrie your favourite restaurant!

Daily Symposium Specials & Features

Try everyone’s favourite meal deal with our 7-Day promotions – the most innovative and popular in the Ontario restaurant market! And when combined with the Symposium’s customer service and quality, it’s no surprise that Symposium Cafe Restaurant & Lounge continues to be honoured with Readers’ Choice awards including Best Breakfast, Best Brunch, Best Family Restaurant, Best Business lunch, Best Desserts, Best Atmosphere and Best Bistro.

Symposium Cafe Specialties, Highlights, and Features:

  • Full service Breakfast/Brunch menu: Omelettes, Waffles, French Toast, Freshly squeezed juices
  • Lunch menu: burgers, salads, soup, appetizers, sandwiches, and full breakfast menu til 4 pm
  • Dinner menu: steaks, seafood, pastas, rice bowls and unique appetizers
  • Fully licensed lounge: specialty cocktails, over 30 martini options, 12 beer on tap, 34 varieties of wine, specialty coffee beverages.
  • Restaurant open early mornings and late nights
  • Late Night Kitchen & Dining: full restaurant menu available until closing including burgers, steaks, seafood
  • Business meetings and staff functions party menus
  • Award winning restaurant concept
  • Large scenic outdoor restaurant patio
  • Good selection of vegetarian menu options
  • Extensive menu selection of desserts: cakes, freshly made waffles, ice-cream, crepes
  • Early Bird Breakfast, Early Bird Dinner, Kid’s menu
  • Monday restaurant special: $5 burgers and $5 domestic pints
  • Tuesday restaurant special: $5 gl of wine and 12.95 pasta and rice bowl specials
  • Wednesday restaurant special: $5.25 Martinis and $10.95 Mussels
  • Thursday restaurant special: $48 Date night – Dinner for Two deal
  • Friday restaurant special: $5 off Wine List with Seafood Features
  • Saturday restaurant special: $13.95 Pitchers of Draft with Appetizer Platter Specials
  • Sunday restaurant special: 50% off! Owner’s Cellar Wines – 2 for 1 Cake Slice Promo
  • Cocktail Hour Specials: $4 Bar Shots, 4pm-6pm Happy Hour Specials, 11am-3pm Mimosa & Caesar specials
  • Late Night Specials: 33% Off Appetizers 4-6 and 10 until close

Restaurant Info

Symposium Cafe Restaurant & Lounge
307 Cundles Road East, Barrie, ON, Ontario L4M 0G9
Telephone: 705-737-1818
Email: symposium.barrie@symposiumcafe.com

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Restaurant Services

  • Full service
  • Outdoor patio
  • Full bar
  • Parking
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Free Wireless
  • Casual Attire

Accepted payments

Cash and all major credit cards accepted:
VISA, MC, AMEX & Debit

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Symposium Cafe Restaurant Reviews

Here's what our guests are saying about their Symposium experience:
  • Great atmosphere and delish big portions
  • You must try the Eggs Benedict with bacon
  • Great place for late night
  • Flatbread with grilled vegetables… I would highly recommend
  • Service is ALWAYS excellent
  • Portions are generous
  • Their daily deals are excellent
  • The quality of service rivals downtown restaurants
  • Probably the best pasta dish I’ve ever eaten (and I’ve been to Rome!)
  • Fresh mango juice…was absolutely delicious
  • The staff they are amazing
  • The new little jewel in the Jax
  • Wow. Just wow.
  • And the desserts! The DESSERTS