Solara
Solara
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Solara

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.mysolara.ca/
  • Phone: 9059162334
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: MONDAY - SUNDAY: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Dinner: MONDAY - SUNDAY: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Modern European, Mediterranean, Greek
  • Executive Chef: ALEX KEDDY
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Entertainment: Enjoy Grand Piano Music every Friday every Saturday night and every Sunday night at SOLARA

  • Special Events: Solara welcomes you to host your special events with us. Our venue is perfect for all sorts of corporate or private events.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: From the Royal Bank of Canada-RBC
  • Public Transit: Plenty- Go Train, Bus
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: FREE Parking lot just off Clarkson Road N.
A word from Solara
Solara Mediterranean Bistro(tm) is located in the Clarkson Neighborhood in Mississauga serving Mediterranean influenced food.We all have a little bit of Greek in us so starting with some Greek influenced food, we can now travel to Italy, then Spain and obviously we cannot leave out Portugal and France.
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Solara reviews from OpenTable diners
  • I havae been there before
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 10/19/2012
    I havae been there before and will keep on coming back, amazing food.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • There is a dearth of good
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 10/12/2012
    There is a dearth of good restaurants in Mississauga. I was pleasantly surprised.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Thanks for a fantastic anniversary
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/28/2012
    Thanks for a fantastic anniversary dinner! The food was great, and we had a fantastic time. Loved the piano player in the corner.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Very friendly place and everyone
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/14/2012
    Very friendly place and everyone made every effort to please. The food was good but not great.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The lamb shish kabob was amazing!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 9/9/2012
    The lamb shish kabob was amazing! Best food in Mississauga!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • will not return
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/8/2012
    Very loud music, reservation was not prioritized...walk-ins were accepted at the expense of our reservation. We selected 3 different wines from their menu...they didn't have any of them. We eventually chose one that they had, when we asked for an additional bottle...they didn't have any more. They only had the $100+ wine. Our meal took a very long time to come ( approx. 1 hour ). The food was mediocre at best.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • 1. I made reservations and
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 9/8/2012
    1. I made reservations and when we showed up, they did not have a table ready 2. Our server didn't show up until 10 minutes in - even his second server/ assistant was surprised that we had not heard the specials when he came around to get our drink orders 3. Our food took forever to come and while we thought our main courses would arrive quickly after our appies because we ate slowly to start, it was about 25 minutes in between courses. 4. Our main server never came to check on us, our water glasses were never filled 5. Dessert menu was never offered. The food was very good, but with the service I received, I would not be walking back in to taste it again.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • PORT CREDIT GEM
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 9/8/2012
    Gorgeous little find in Port Credit. Love the idea that they have nightly specials and BYOB on Thursdays with only $25 corkage fee! Have tried the specials twice and both times quite pleased with my choice however would probably not have steak there again...not because it wasn't good but because I am a steak lover and need it to be exactly right:) Found it both times to be a tad overdone for my liking. Major thumbs up to our waiter who was very knowledgeable and made it an experience for the entire family including the kids.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Went for a dinner around 8PM
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/4/2012
    Went for a dinner around 8PM on a Tuesday and was pleasantly surprised. We got the dealfind and wanted to check it out. We started with grilled calamari and a greek salad as appetizers. The calamari was very tasty and cooked to perfection - highly recommended. The salad was fresh and was a nice complement. For the mains, the waiter suggested a pasta aioli special with scallops and shrimp. The wife chose the lamb gnocchi and the waiter offered the option of sweet potato which my wife loves. The Pasta Aioli was amazing and the scallops were huge and so tender, the shrimps were also large and very tasting - excellent dish. My wife loved her lamb and sweet potato gnocchi and finished it completely. The waiter was excellent in all around.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent service!!! Great
    alys
    Dined on 9/1/2012
    Excellent service!!! Great waiter and lovely ambiance. Their pasta is always cooked to perfection. A lovely meal.
    Special Features:
    romantic
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The restaurant is lovely with
    Cynthia
    Dined on 9/1/2012
    The restaurant is lovely with a built in fireplace in the wall and a piano player on the weekend evenings. I'd suggest sitting in the restaurant area than the bar seating due to the piano. The food ranges from good to outstanding. I've been here a few times. Andrew the server is very good. The complimentary bread is fresh. The Crème Brulee is wonderful; I highly recommend the Opa Saganaki.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • What a great find
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/30/2012
    One of the best overall restaurant experiences in a long time. The staff, Kelly in particular was equal to the amazing food experience. He is an engaging personality and provided excellent service. The food presentation, the flat bread with lamb and goat cheese could easily be converted to a main meal it was so good. My daughters and I go out a few times a year, we will be back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • service was very good. we
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIP
    Dined on 8/29/2012
    service was very good. we were well attended. in terms of food, i liked the scallop appetizer and the creme brulee dessert, however, their mushroom risotta is very ordinary. ambiance is also good. one thing that i didn't like about this restaurant is they're charging too much tip (18%) and it's automatic in your bill when you use a coupon (from group buys). the reason why you buy coupons is to get discount but it seems that restaurant owners had found a way to get the discount back.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, late-night find, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great entertainment -
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/24/2012
    The entertainment was the highlight. Great young piano player who knew all of the old blues/jazz classics. It was fabulous. I was hoping that the rest of our experience would match up. The food, albiet tasty, was not hot. We waited almost one hour for our dinner. Several servers standing around doing nothing while used dishes were on our table for a long time. They need to pick it up a few notches. I will try it one more time and hopefully things will have improved.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Mississauga's best kept secret!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 8/20/2012
    I selected Solara as an out of towner for a work event (Senior Leadership team dinner) and at first I thought I may have made a mistake because no one who lived in town had heard of it. Driving to the restaurant I was not sure I had selected the right place but once we were inside I knew it was a huge find! I could tell from the menu it couldn't be that bad...with the selections available I knew there was a true foodie behind the operation. Knowing my team loves their food, I had to take a chance and it paid off. We not only enjoyed our meal but the service, ambiance and entire experience was well worth the drive. The night was a success!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great food, I had the house
    Jinx
    Dined on 8/18/2012
    Great food, I had the house special surf and turf and my steak was prepared perfectly. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff. The live piano player on Saturday night was nice. Overall great experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Nice atmosphere for a relaxed
    Lextor
    Dined on 8/18/2012
    Nice atmosphere for a relaxed evening out with my wife. Staff was helpful and worked as a team to serve us. Food was excellent and the portions were just right. Particularly liked the Sweet Potato & Butternut Squash soup. Would recommend for a nice adult dinner for two or more.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A Great Ending to a Hectic Week
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/17/2012
    When I got the email from Open Table on Friday, August 10th showing Solara, I was curious about this place. When we arrived we were greatly warmly, and because it was such a beautiful evening, we were able to get a table outside. Our attendant, Jo, was amazing...she knew everything about the menu, the specials and catered to our every whim. She was attentive, but not smothering. I would not hesitate to recommend this restaurant to anyone. The food was incredible - cudos to the chefs !
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We both ordered Lamb Kebabs.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/10/2012
    We both ordered Lamb Kebabs. The lamb and vegetables were excellent and well presented. Very generous portions. The salad starter was very good, the Kalamari was not so good. The service was excellent. The restaurant was very modern, sophisticated but for me too dark and masculine. I felt the target market was probably to the 20 - 30 year age group. I went and ate outside on the patio. I noticed there seemed to be more people on the patio than in the restaurant. the Michael Buble type singer was very good but a little loud for the restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Really enjoyed the food and
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/9/2012
    Really enjoyed the food and the excellent service. It was raining so we did not have a chance to be seated outside, which I think would be nice.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • first time experiencing 5
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/9/2012
    first time experiencing 5 star service over the food. don't get me wrong, the food was innovative, delicately balanced, simplistic. all our choices were properlly and professionally made/displayed portions were very attequate. its just hard to find a restraurant that it gets kudos on both food/service. usually one has to rely on the food to makeup for the service. our demonstrative waitress and other waiter worked the room really well. can't go wrong on the free corkage fee. that is a huge draw for the public. the experience was a definite repeat.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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  • What a perfect combination
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/8/2012
    What a perfect combination of food and hospitality. We we treat as though we were royal from the moment Jo met us at the door. Our dinner was incredible and our service flawless.One of the best experiences at a restaurant we've ever had!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Nice
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/7/2012
    We had a great time. Food was great and service excellent. Our evening was wery romantic as we were the only customers that Tuesday evening.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Find in Mississauga
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/4/2012
    We went to Solara for the first time using a DealFind coupon! It was a very quaint and friendly restaurant. The service was amazing and our waiter was extremely knowledgable about the menu and food. A young man (who sounded like Sinatra!) sang and played at the piano bar - he was amazing!! Over all a great experience. I heard an on-line review where the owner raved about the taramisu so we tried it. The marsapone cheese or whipped cream was sour and it was made with cake vs lady fingers and we sent it back. The waiter took it off the bill. The grilled calamari was ok - it was a little salt for my taste. We would go back though and try he taramisu again!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • You won't be disappointed!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/2/2012
    First visit, quaint, nice atmosphere for romantic dinner. Wait staff and owner Tom very friendly and attentive! Our waiter was Kelly, he suggested saganaki as an appetizer -wow- flambé presentation was awesome and it was to die for! We had risotto delmar and veal Marsala as our main course. The risotto was cooked properlywith generous portions of perfectly cooked seafood and the pomodro sauce was excellent! The veal marsala was good, yet lacking richness in the sauce which we personally enjoy. Looking forward to our next visit!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • excellent food and service.Kelly
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/2/2012
    excellent food and service.Kelly our waiter was awesome..very fresh seafood,very tasty. definitely going back! we had the daily special,liguine del mare,mussels,and calimari..highly reccommend this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Gotta try this place
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/31/2012
    Brought a friend who was in town visiting. First time for both of us, and we were blown away! Perfectly balanced flavors from the appetizer to dessert to the espresso. Perfectly cooked trout.. The beet salad was to die for!! We did our own stellar review on my friend's Facebook page, which she promptly shared with 3000 of her friends!!! We'll be back! Kim & Christina
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Restaurant to Discover
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 7/27/2012
    The food tasted great and the staff was very pleasant and attentive. Bought a deal find coupon to try out this restaurant and was pleased with the menu selection and the staff was great at serving you and very accommodating our needs. Glad I found this restaurant, I have been back twice since!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • What a perfect night!!!! The
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/24/2012
    What a perfect night!!!! The patio is filled with fresh flowers, has very comfortable seating and and an extremely inviting allure. Jo, our server could not have been any better. We were unsure about wine. She provided a few samples until we found just the right one. She seemed to be a mind reader. Just when we needed something she was there before we had time to ask. The meal was delicious. We will be back with friends. Thank You so much for a perfect evening.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Sunday night under the umbrella
    Anni
    Dined on 7/22/2012
    Our server was excellent and my dinner choices outstanding--great value for great food.!
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    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Solara is a fabulous addition
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/22/2012
    Solara is a fabulous addition to Clarkson neighborhood dining. The food is excellent, staff very friendly and there is great live music on the weekend. I highly recommend this restaurant for any occasion. We will definitely return to Solara!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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  • Perfect service & fantastic food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/20/2012
    Great service and fantastic food, I will definitely return, had a wonderful evening.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Loved the calamari and the
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/6/2012
    Loved the calamari and the shrimp. Service was excellent!
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    neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • 1st time eating st Solara.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/6/2012
    1st time eating st Solara. Loved everything about it. Best meal in a long time. Will have to go back.
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    neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Best Restaurant in Mississauga
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 7/4/2012
    The food is wonderful, the service the best ever. The ambience is welcoming,relaxed and romantic. We enjoyed chatting with the owner. The servers are professional, friendly and attentive. The calamari, scallops, ravioli, rainbow trout, tiramisu and creme brule were all exceptional. We have discovered many fine restaurants in Mississauga, but Solara is definitely the best.
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Cannot wait to return! Jose
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/1/2012
    Cannot wait to return! Jose (our server) is awesome! Not only entertaining but so knowledgeable. Everything she suggested was perfect. The wine,the food , service and the ambiance is so incredible. Will be back to dine soon. Thanks for the wonderful time!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • They were fantastic with Peanut
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIP
    Dined on 7/1/2012
    They were fantastic with Peanut allergies. Great for kids too. Server was super friendly. Would go back without reservation.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, scenic view, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We loved it!It was our 25th
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 6/23/2012
    We loved it!It was our 25th Wedding Anniversary - the waitress wished us a "Happy Anniversary"Her suggestions of wine and food were spot on and her friendliness made our evening that much more enjoyable.Our trout was excellent - would definitely return!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Highly Recommended
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 6/21/2012
    Went for birthday lunch with the folks. Wonderful and warm service. Delicious and fresh food. Amazing lattes. Good prices. Beautiful decor. Will definately be back!! Maybe try the bar or the patio next time...
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great find in Clarkson. Fresh
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 6/20/2012
    Great find in Clarkson. Fresh Pasta and gnocchi. Can't wait to go back!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate