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About Oliver & Bonacini Cafe Grill, Oakville Place

O&B Oakville provides an upscale family-friendly dining experience, featuring O&B’s signature cuisine, service and style. Get comfortable in our charming dining room, where you can watch our chefs in action through the airy, open kitchen. The buzzing lounge and bar, as well as the stylish outdoor patio during the summers, are the perfect spot to gather for a round or two.

Serving lunch, dinner and weekend brunch, O&B Oakville offers a seasonally inspired selection of fresh, made-from-scratch soups, salads, sandwiches, pastas, and fire-roasted pizzas. A curated wine list, crowd-pleasing cocktails, and daily drink features are the perfect complements to your meal.

240 Leighland Avenue
Unit 235
Oakville, ON L6H 3H6
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, Global, International

Hours of Operation:
Open seven days a week.
Lunch: Monday-Friday, 11:00am-4:00pm
Dinner: Sunday-Tuesday, 4:00pm-9:00pm
Dinner: Wednesday-Saturday, 4:00pm-10:00pm
Weekend Brunch: 10:30am-4:00pm

Cross Street:
QEW & Trafalgar

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
CAN$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(289) 291-0265

Website:
http://www.oakville.obcafegrill.com/

Parking Details:
Plentiful, complimentary parking is provided directly in front of the restaurant, on the north side of Oakville Place shopping centre. Access from Leighland Avenue. Security gating in the shopping centre prevent guests from re-entering the shopping area after store hours, so be sure to park near the Oliver & Bonacini Cafe Grill entrance for evening dining.

Private Party Facilities:
Oliver & Bonacini Café Grill in Oakville offers private dining and events in the Trafalgar Room, accommodating up to 24 guests for a seated event, or 35 guests for a standing cocktail reception.

The Leighland Room is perfect for larger groups of up to 60 guests for seated events, or 80 guests for standing receptions. Combining the two rooms, we can accommodate 74 guests for a seated event, or 135 guests for a standing reception.

The lounge is also available as a semi-private space for standing receptions of up to 45 guests.

Private Party Contact:
Veronika Wolf: (289) 291-0265

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Oliver & Bonacini Cafe Grill, Oakville Place Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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3.7

service

4.0

ambience

4.0

value

3.5

Noise

Quiet

73% would recommend it to a friend

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Quiet Conversation (7)
Comfort Food (6)
Cozy (5)
Seasonal (5)
Great for Brunch (4)
Neighborhood Gem (4)
Worth the Drive (4)
Healthy (3)
Kid-friendly (2)
Handcrafted Cocktails (2)
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Notable Wine List (2)
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Fit for Foodies (1)
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Happy Hour (1)
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 (Toronto)·Dined 3 days ago

We reserved for my husbands 50th (which I believe I added in the notes section of the reservation). No mention by any of the staff or anything offered in recognition of this event. Disappointing. Food and service was good otherwise.

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 (Toronto)·Dined 3 days ago

Went for lunch for my friend’s Birthday on a quiet Saturday in Oakville. Menu options limited - turkey burger was bland although presentation was attractive. Overall disappointed at the lack of good imagination and lack of flavours. Service was very friendly. Probably a reason why it’s often quite empty.

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 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

Over priced and poor quality of food. Save yourself some money and go somewhere else.

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 (Toronto)·Dined on January 29, 2018

It was a wonderful meal with excellent service and quality food. My wife and I enjoyed an awesome lunch without the kids.

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 (Toronto)·Dined on January 28, 2018

Best eggs Benedict in town!

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 (Toronto)·Dined on January 23, 2018

Excellent location and parking for my group. Excellent server and food. However conversation was difficult as some in our group have hearing problems. The situation seems worse here than at other restaurants we have visited for our birthday lunches.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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 (Toronto)·Dined on January 21, 2018

Loved the fried chicken French toast!

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on January 15, 2018

I was originally concerned reading posted reviews about poor service & poor food quality. Our experience was opposite: taste-good & service-good. However food “value” (quantity) is substantially subpar - not nearly worth the cost !!!

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 (Toronto)·Dined on January 10, 2018

food was excellent, server was nice, helpful, attentive without being overbearing

Tags: Gluten Free Options, Quiet Conversation, Casual, Business Meals
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 (Toronto)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Three adults attended for New Year’s Eve earlier dinner at 6:30 pm. We had a lovely young server who was very helpful. We all ordered from the special 3 course menu for $65.00. One person had ordered the winter squash salad and didn’t realize that this was a cold salad which she did not like. We mentioned this to our server and she quickly changed it for the parsnip soup. The entrees were very good, one being Arctic char and beef tenderloin. The beef was cooked perfectly. The desserts were fine. We found the Oakville Mess which consisted of broken meringue, sponge toffee with a lemon curd and a few pieces of raspberry much too sweet. It certainly did look like a mess, served on a large plate, looking like it was thrown together.
The food was generally good, but I feel not up to the regular O & B standard.

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 (Toronto)·Dined on December 31, 2017

We have had the pleasure of enjoying your friendly atmosphere and delicious meals since you opened at this location. You always go over the top for us and we a very grateful to your hostesses and your chefs for your excellent service and innovative creative meals. Thanks again for a wonderful evening in saying goodbye to 2017. We look forward to seeing you in the new year!

Tags: Business Meals, Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Sunday Lunch
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 (Toronto)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Very pleasant welcome at reception desk and efficiently shown to our booth. Pleased to receive a booth as we were only a group of two and I find your tables for couples too close together for a private conversation.
Our Server was delightful and the Eggs Benedict excellent as always!
A very positive, relaxed dining experience.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Not the same quality of food as O&B downtown toronto. I came here as I thought the brand carried some consistency...

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Toronto)·Dined on December 26, 2017

It was good except that the salt shaker top was not on and it spilt all over my dads meal and the server just laughed.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Handcrafted Cocktails, Comfort Food, Business Meals
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 (Toronto)·Dined on December 24, 2017

O&B is always consistent - food, service and ambiance - totally recommend this restaurant!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Healthy, Seasonal, Quick Bite, Business Meals, Local Ingredients, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Sunday Lunch, Casual, Special Occasion, Great for Brunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Kid-friendly, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Toronto)·Dined on December 22, 2017

Awesome service and food! Wine a little pricey. Service was great and ambiance as well!

Tags: Seasonal, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Toronto)·Dined on December 22, 2017

All food was enjoyed by our table. Wine service was horribly slow, so much so that we cancelled to last glass. Somehow there is a disconnect between the bar and the resterant . The bar only had 6 people it, so it wasn’t busy. Very disappointed with this aspect.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Toronto)·Dined on December 20, 2017

Very nice restaurant. I met an old friend for lunch and we had a great time catching up. I like that the tables aren't too close to each other so you don't feel crowded in. The server was very efficient and the food was all delicious.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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 (Toronto)·Dined on December 15, 2017

The food, service and ambiance were all wonderful. Would defiantly recommend. We loitered over our meal with friends (and took quite awhile even to order initially) but were never rushed.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Healthy
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 (Toronto)·Dined on December 15, 2017

Office team went for our Christmas lunch recently. Server was very knowledgeable about menu options and helpful with selections. Food offerings were excellent, food when it arrived was excellent, but timely service was lacking. Took about 1/2 hour for server to bring water and take drink requests. In total, a simple lunch and dessert for 6 took almost 2 1/2 hours on a Friday afternoon.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Seasonal
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 (Toronto)·Dined on December 14, 2017

Food and service expectations were very high going in. Left extremely disappointed and will not recommend.

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 (London)·Dined on December 10, 2017

The service and staff are wonderful and extremely attentive - however the food was absolutely awful:

- the beets in the beet salad had been left dressed for too long (likely several days) and were decomposing with a mushy texture.
- the seafood spaghettini sauce was basically tomato water with very little flavor
- the macaroni and cheese had no flavor or texture
- the mushroom soup was virtually flavourless and had a watery consistency

We thought this would be a great place for my father’s b-day but it was absolutely disappointing.

Our recommendation to this chain would be: keep the staff but fire your head chef. This menu needs to be completely redone by a qualified chef who knows how to create taste and flavor full dishes.

Don’t waste your time coming here unless the kitchen leadership changes.

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 (Toronto)·Dined on December 10, 2017

The service was excellent and the servers were attentive. Food was very good for a Sunday Brunch

Tags: Sunday Lunch
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Great reservation and welcome on site. requested a quiet corner in the restaurant - arrived early....no quiet corner exists so switched to the bar -- a corner in a booth with a table far too wide for the space...no way to fit two men.....loud music which I requested they turn down and did.....my guest ordered soup + salad...but they forgot about the salad until I was almost done my meal - a lifeless chicken ceasar with a hunk of chicken dropped on top. food quality is ok ---servers doint theor best Overpriced, cramped booth.....i will not return

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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 30, 2017

Great friendly service. Gear food. Good value for the money.

Tags: Paleo Friendly, Casual
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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 28, 2017

Mediocre food and expensive price,decor is - Micheal Bonacini should spend less time on T.V and opening new restaurants and should concentrate on improving the food in his existing ones

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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Where do I even start , the food was extremely un appetizing - it was supposed to be a special evening for us - but what a shock and disappointing affair .
The green pea risotto had no seasoning- extremely blend , the fish was oily and the pasta dish was just too heavy - not worth the money we paid for the meal .
I will never go back . The server was helpful though.

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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 24, 2017

Our soup which was luke warm was fairly quickly replaced and an apology given by the manager. We were then given a complimentary plate with a variety of desserts which was a very good gesture on behalf of the restaurant. We did not feel rushed through our meal or visit.

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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 22, 2017

It was our first time to Oliver & Bonacini and we will definitely go back. The staff was very friendly and kind. The service was attentive and the food absolutely delicious. The menu offered great variety but was not overwhelming. Every dish that came to our table was fresh and hot. They offered a great wine list and we took advantage of the half price bottle of wine they offered as a Wednesday drink special. It was a wonderful evening celebrating our anniversary. I look forward to our next visit.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on November 21, 2017

The lamb was not good at all (Tuesday special). In fact, the worst I ever had.
The carrot and ginger soup was excellent.

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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Excellent service but the food in some cases was not up to the standard expected. Wine prices too high.

Tags: Casual
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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Having eaten at other Oliver and Bonacini restaurants such as Canoe, Auberge du Pomier and O&B in Blue Mountain, I was very disappointed. No, I was not expecting the same type of dining experience that I experienced at the first two restaurants mentioned, but I was expecting a decent meal. Our server was friendly, but the preparation and quality of the food served left me wishing I had taken my party somewhere else instead. This O&B doesn't measure up to the one in Blue Mountain. I was surprised to see so many empty tables on a Saturday night ! Now I know why.

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 (Edmonton)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Good service, good food and great value!
Repeat customers and never disappointed

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Casual, Creative Cuisine, Cozy
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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 18, 2017

While the food was exceptional we had two seniors in our party and the construction in the parking lot prohibited us from getting the car close to the entrance. They had to walk too far a distance over uneven ground. Until that construction is done I'd stay away.

Tags: Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Late-night Find, Great for Lunch
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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Excellent food as always at this location! We had the specials and they were all cooked perfectly and looked and tasted amazing. Was a quiet night without too many diners and - this location can get kind of loud when it's busy.

Tags: Sunday Lunch
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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 15, 2017

We weren't too happy with the wait for food at lunch. We waited 40 minutes which was too long to wait. Most of the food was very good; however, there was one dish that we had to send back because it didn't taste very good. We had soup instead.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Seasonal, Good for Groups
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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 13, 2017

Overall a good lunchtime experience. We enjoyed our meals. There was something of a wait between appetizers and entrees but the food arrived hot. For a mall restaurant, the décor was nice and the noise level was good for quiet conversation. A place we would go back to.

Tags: Quick Bite, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Good for a Date
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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 6, 2017

Service was amazing and the food was served to us very quickly. Waiters made sure our water was always full!

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 (Toronto)·Dined on October 16, 2017

Overall very good!! Would easily return and recommend!!

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Casual, Afternoon Coffee
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 (Toronto)·Dined on October 12, 2017

Five of us meet, not frequently, but regularly, so we want a special place. Admittedly, OB's is central to all our homes, but so are many other sites. We choose this restaurant. The food is good, the drinks are great and the setting is attractive. But we come back for the people: friendly and attentive. And, they are wonderful about allowing us to socialize. We never feel rushedi and they respond to any request. This is "our" place.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Afternoon Coffee, Good Vegetarian Options, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Gluten Free Options, Cozy, Late-night Find, Fit for Foodies, Comfort Food, Sunday Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Healthy, Quiet Conversation, Great for Outdoor Dining
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