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Legacy Restaurant, Sarnia, ON

Legacy Restaurant

4.4
4.4
217 Reviews
CAN$51 and over
European
Legacy restaurant was founded on the passion to bring a remarkable dining experience to Sarnia. Only the best ingredients are sourced for all of the dishes for a truly authentic meal, whether a cozy dinner, or light snack over a glass of red with some friends. Whatever the experience you are looking for, you'll find it at Legacy. On Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, we offer a limited menu. The menu is available online on www.legacysarnia.com.

For parties of 8 or larger, please call us to book a reservation at 519-337-7571.

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2 people

11:00 PM


Booked 1 time today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    European, Italian, French

  • Hours of operation

    Breakfast Mon–Fri 6:00 am–10:00 am Sat, Sun 7:00 am–11:00 am Dinner Mon–Thu, Sun 5:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (519) 337-7571

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Private party facilities

    Celebrate your Private Event with us at Legacy Restaurant for a Luxuries and Unforgettable Experience. Please Call us AT 519 337 7571 for Private Event Inquiries.

  • Neighborhood

    Sarnia

  • Parking details

    Hotel Parking

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 217 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

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4.4
4.4 based on recent ratings
  • 4.4Food
  • 4.5Service
  • 4.3Ambience
  • 3.9Value

NoiseModerate

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  1. OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My husband and I were happy to try out this restaurant. It is going to be our new “special occasion” dining choice. Dinner is pricey but delicious, and portions are generous for a fine dining establishment. The sambuca garlic sauce jumbo shrimp was unreal and the sea bass was fabulous as well.
  2. TerryH

    Toronto

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service3ambience3
    Very good meal, upper class and expensive. We had a special occasion, asked for a quiet table, got placed next to a gathering of around 28 people at the back of the restaurant, a very large family affair, noisy. Was difficult to have a conversation.
  3. Leonard

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 15, 2023

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Very nice atmosphere with great service and food
  4. TimG

    Detroit

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 12, 2023

    overall4food4service4ambience5
    Food was good cooked properly. Could have a larger portion of vegetables but had lots of duck. Gf had salmon good size portions.
  5. AndyN

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 11, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food and service were amazing. Beautiful restaurant. The ambience was perfect for our anniversary dinner. They gave us a complimentary dessert which was so sweet! It is definitely a restaurant for a special occasion as it is a little expensive but everything is amazing!
  6. AnthonyF

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 9, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent service (March 09), terrific menu, highly recommended!
  7. stevem

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 18, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was amazing and so was our service. Amazing waitress as well. Everyone was so friendly. I just thought was little expensive but you pay for what you get
  8. Rich

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 15, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It was a wonderful experience. The service was great and the meal was outstanding. We strongly recommend to everyone.
  9. TaylorC

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 15, 2023

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Overall always amazing food and good service considering how busy the night was. Will be sure to go back for our next night out or event.
  10. CarleeM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 10, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The crispy yuzu glazed duck from the Valentine's menu was incredible, the cocktails were excellent and the service was very attentive.
  11. Andromeda

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 4, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food and service was incredible! Highly recommend.
  12. VDBerg

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 2, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The atmosphere was perfect. Enough lighting but not too bright. Very elegant for a special occasion. Staff was very polite and professional. Not sure if they had an elevator but stairs from outside might be an issue for the older person. Costs were no worse than anywhere else. Food presented very nice.
  13. JustineM

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 28, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Delicious food and drinks, great atmosphere and service
  14. jjdigitized

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 20, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Dined at Legacy with my wife for our anniversary. The ambiance, the service and the meal itself were fantastic. The prices were fair for the portions and quality of the dishes, and we are looking forward to returning in the future.
  15. Matt

    Montreal

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 4, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent food and wonderful attentive service. Great presentation of food. An overall wonderful private experience!
  16. Mike

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    1.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 1, 2023

    overall1food1service4ambience4
    Terrible New years brunch. Everything was cold. No heat under any chaffing dish. Bacon was limp and sitting in pooled grease. No house made breads or desserts. No toast / just cold buns with butter pats also cold. Never again will I go there for any breakfast or brunch.

    Legacy RestaurantResponded on January 4, 2023Hello Mike, thank you for reaching out to us. We are so sorry to hear about your poor experience however, we appreciate your feedback and will use it to improve our brunch and breakfast experiences in the future. We hope to see you again for a better experience.

  17. AmandaW

    Detroit

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 1, 2023

    overall1food3service1ambience1
    We went for the New Years Day brunch. We literally had no waitress. The hostess brought us water and coffee and then we never saw anyone again until we got up to leave. The waitress then acknowledged us and asked if we were leaving. It was one of the strangest restaurant experiences I have ever had. No one wants to eat at a restaurant where you are invisible to the people working there. Hands down the worst service I’ve had in a restaurant that only had a handful of tables occupied.

    Legacy RestaurantResponded on January 4, 2023Hi Amanda, we are so sorry to hear about your experience this pas weekend. Our New Year’s Eve brunch was a buffet so unfortunately there were not servers to bring the food to you. We hope to see you back at legacy in the future for a better, miscommunication-free experience.

  18. Pablo

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 1, 2023

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    We had a bigger group of guests reserve a table for NYE. Dinner service was 4 hours long total from the time we arrived to the time we paid (7-11 pm), despite pre-ordering when we reserved from their limited NYE menu, which we assumed they would be prepared for. This “dinner” ended up ruining our evening and as we arrived very late to our other new years plans. Server disappeared for 30-40 minutes at a time, with no communication with regards to why there was a delay. Took over 30 minutes to get drinks. Food was all served cold and staggered amongst guests at our table. One of our guests had to send her steak back 2x before they got the cook right. Portions were way too small (one baby carrot and one piece of asparagus for the vegetables) and overall the food was not good and way over-priced (75 per meal plus drinks). Many of us left still hungry. There was a loud party next door with a band or DJ that started around 930 pm so for an hour and a half of our dinner we couldn’t talk to one another at our table without raising our voices. Very disappointing and unacceptable experience. Definitely won’t be returning.

    Legacy RestaurantResponded on January 4, 2023Hi Pablo, thank you for reaching out to us about your experience at Legacy. We are so sorry to hear that your dinner did not go as planned and agree that this is not an acceptable experience. With that, we have taken into account your feedback and will continue working with our front of house staff, kitchen team, and management to assure that all events run more smoothly. We hope to see you back one day for a much better experience and again we sincerely apologize.

  19. Beth

    Toronto

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 31, 2022

    overall3food3service5ambience4
    The server was extremely efficient and friendly. The ambience was lacking as customers were placed close together row by row. We asked to be moved to a more private seating and , luckily, a booth opened for us. The amuse bouche was cold and hard, the lobster bisque was thin with sparse and tiny morsels of lobster My Creole chicken was very tasty but was accompanied by mushy risotto/rice and cold vegetables. The key lime pie was delicious. However, based on my experience, I would consider the meal to be overpriced and would not return. They were underwhelming in their attempt to be a high end restaurant.

    Legacy RestaurantResponded on January 4, 2023Thank you for joining us on New Year’s Eve Beth! We are happy to hear that our service was great and we hope to continue to improve other aspects of our dining experience for you and our other guests. In the future, we will continue working alongside our event planning committee and kitchen staff to improve our seating and meal preparation. We hope to see you again here at Legacy in the future.

  20. Paula

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 31, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food was delicious and beautifully prepared.

    Legacy RestaurantResponded on January 4, 2023Thank you for coming in Paula. We appreciate your feedback and hope to see you again in the future for another great experience.

  21. MariettaP

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had a very good experience dining at Legacy. Waiters and waitresses were excellent .Food amazing .Our only problem was the weather and parking. Parking might not have been an issue in better weather.

    Legacy RestaurantResponded on January 4, 2023Thank you so much for joining us on Christmas Day Marietta. We are happy to hear that your experience at legacy was excellent. Unfortunately due to the rough Canadian weather we couldn’t provide better parking options. We hope to see you back soon on a sunnier day!

  22. DianaA

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing buffet dinner Food was delicious Staff were very attentive and friendly I will definitely return next year for Xmas dinner

    Legacy RestaurantResponded on January 4, 2023Thank you for joining us on Christmas Diana! We are so happy to hear that you had a lovely experience at Legacy and we certainly hope to see you again next year.

  23. JennFrancis

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The Christmas buffet was incredible. Staff was amazing and service outstanding! They had someone assist my father in law at the buffet so that we could all go together...carried it right back to the table. Buffet with prime rib, roast turkey, alllll the fixings, and a made to order pasta bar, and deserts for days. You made Christmas dinner an absolute joy...my father in law was so happy with his meal, we couldn't have asked for any better! Thank you to the hard working staff who gave up their holiday to make ours memorable.

    Legacy RestaurantResponded on January 4, 2023Thank you and your family for joining us on Christmas Day Jenn. We are overjoyed to hear that your experience surpassed expectations and we will surely let the serving team know how good of a job they did. We appreciate your feedback, it is customers like you that allow us to make Legacy the amazing restaurant that it is!

  24. RoxanaV

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything was great I wish there was music playing or a live instrument as it felt like a funeral at times hahaha but the food and service were amazing.

    Legacy RestaurantResponded on January 4, 2023Thank you for joining us Roxana! We are happy to hear that the service you received was amazing as that is something we pride ourselves on at Legacy. We hope to see you again in the future and will do our best to turn up the tunes :)

  25. BARRYS

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 25, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    with a turkey dinner where were the cran berries? you always have cran berries.except for this minor complaint the dinner was very good!

    Legacy RestaurantResponded on January 4, 2023Thank you for joining us on Christmas Barry! We are happy to hear that your experience was good and next time we will be sure to have your cranberries :)

  26. OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 23, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience5
    We love many things about this restaurant, the cocktails are amazing as is the service. We have had dinners here many times since it opened. My only criticism is the menu hasn’t changed. Keep the signatures and change up some of the appetizers and entrees. Otherwise this place doesn’t disappoint. Amber

    Legacy RestaurantResponded on January 4, 2023Thank you so much for the amazing feedback! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience at Legacy and we will make sure to keep our guest-favourite signature meals around. We hope to see your again in the near future.

  27. SallyD

    Detroit

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 20, 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience3
    6 of us went for dinner at 530 and at 645, we still did not have our appetizers. But the time we had finished and paid it was after 9 pm. The food was just okay and the menu was more of a lunch menu than dinner at a fine restaurant. Our server Ruhel? Was very kind and treated us nicely

    Legacy RestaurantResponded on January 4, 2023Hi Sally, thank you for coming in! We are happy to hear that our servers treated you kindly as good service is something we pride ourselves on at Legacy. We are so sorry to hear about your wait and dissatisfaction with the food and menu. Unfortunately Sunday through Tuesday we offer only a limited menu. We hope to see you again on another day where you can experience the full menu and all that Legacy has to offer. Thank you so much for the feedback.

  28. TimM

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience3
    Very loud groups in restaurant made conversation difficult. Any consideration to incorporating some sound absorbing fabric into your design.

    Legacy RestaurantResponded on January 4, 2023Thank you for reaching out Tim. We appreciate your feedback and hope to use it as we work alongside our management team to improve the restaurant. We have begun moving larger/louder groups into different spaces and or rooms in the restaurant and hope to continue making it a comfortable environment for everyone. We hope to see you again soon.

  29. PaulaB

    Palm Springs

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent food and service

    Legacy RestaurantResponded on January 4, 2023Thank you so much for joining us Paula! If there is anything we can do to make your experience EVEN BETTER in the future, please let us know. We hope to see you again in the new year.

  30. Kimberlee

    Toronto

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 14, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience5
    All food was excellent. But I would asks the chef NOT to cut my ribeye. My food was very cool when it arrived. It was such a shame to cut the steak this way, as it was more than cool, but not cold when it arrived. The potatoes were stone cold. Asked for new ones, and they were only warm when they arrived. We were a table of 7, and enjoyed our evening very much. We will go back again. But if I am paying $62 for a ribeye, I want it hot. Please warm the plates. Great atmosphere. Service was very good, as was the ambiance was very nice. Again, we will return. Lovely spot.

    Legacy RestaurantResponded on January 4, 2023Thank you for visiting Kimberlee, we are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience at Legacy. In the future we will take your feedback into consideration as we continuer to work alongside our kitchen staff to assure that all meals are hot and delicious when served. If you have any other concerns please do not hesitate to reach out, and thank you again for taking the time to provide such excellent feedback!

  31. Bridget

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 10, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Our group enjoyed our dinner very much. The waitress was excellent and the food delicious.

    Legacy RestaurantResponded on January 4, 2023Thank you for coming in Bridget, we are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your experience at Legacy. If there is anything we can do to improve our service, please do not hesitate to reach out!

  32. LianneB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It was a wonderful dinner. We had the event menu because we had 9 in our party. There was lots of choice on the menu and all really enjoyed their meal. The service was was wonderful as was the food. I would recommend this restaurant.

    Legacy RestaurantResponded on January 4, 2023Thank you so much to you and your group for joining us Lianne! We are thrilled to hear that the event menu worked well for your group and hope to see you again very soon.

  33. SarniaFoodie

    Toronto

    15 reviews

    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on December 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Food is always of a very high standard. Service is friendly and capable.
  34. AnnD

    Toronto

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 28, 2022

    overall3food4service4ambience3
    New menu very limited Quite noisy that night Lack of servers
  35. jenniferm

    Toronto

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 26, 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience4
    Food not as nuanced as it used to be, sadly, and as such the value for the dollar is down. Everything else was good. Always a pleasant place and pleasant people and very good service. We will try again in case it was just a slightly off night for the food.
  36. Bridget

    Toronto

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on November 24, 2022

    overall4food4service3ambience3
    My book club ladies had a wonderful dinner together.
  37. AnnD

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent waitress Food & decor was wonderful Truly enjoyed our evening
  38. DanielleG

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    food was delicious and the service was great! thank you for accommodating my dietary needs
  39. GeofC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We loved our food. Our waiter was super friendly and very quick. We will definitely be back.
  40. DeanP

    Orlando

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing food and great service! Would absolutely recommend this place!

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

Legacy Restaurant offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (519) 337-7571.

Legacy Restaurant is rated 4.4 stars by 217 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

11:00 PM


Booked 1 time today
Google Map for Legacy Restaurant

283 Christina St N, Sarnia, ON N7T 5V4

Additional information

  • Neighborhood

    Sarnia

  • Hours of operation

    Breakfast Mon–Fri 6:00 am–10:00 am Sat, Sun 7:00 am–11:00 am Dinner Mon–Thu, Sun 5:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    European, Italian, French

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Parking details

    Hotel Parking

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (519) 337-7571

  • Private party facilities

    Celebrate your Private Event with us at Legacy Restaurant for a Luxuries and Unforgettable Experience. Please Call us AT 519 337 7571 for Private Event Inquiries.

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