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About Wildcraft

Wildcraft is a premium casual dining and socializing venue. With an upbeat urban environment, Wildcraft has a comfortable suburban approachability. Come enjoy one of our ever-evolving hand crafted cocktails in the W Bar and stay for dinner in our dining room.

Attention to detail is everywhere from the stunning and integrated design to the superior service to the quality of the locally inspired fresh cuisine.

A stunning outdoor dining courtyard makes Wildcraft a popular destination year round. We look forward to serving you!

425 King Street North
Waterloo, ON N2J 2Z5
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, Comfort Food

Hours of Operation:
Sunday & Monday: 11:30am to 11:00pm
Tuesday to Saturday: 11:30am to 12:00am

Cross Street:
Bluesprings Drive

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
CAN$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(519) 885-0117

Website:
http://www.wildcraft.ca/

Catering:
Wildcraft Wherever Catered Events can bring the Wildcraft experience 'wherever' you desire! Call us today - leave the planning and stress to us and be a guest at your own event! Contact Sara at 519-894-0110, or visit our website: www.wildcraftwherever.ca

Parking Details:
Complimentary parking available in front of our facility all-day on weeknights & weekends.

Guests can access the lot from Weber St. or King St.

We have one Tesla & one New Country Echarge charge station available for guest convenience.

Public Transit:
On the main 7 line going to Conestoga Mall.

Executive Chef:
Chef Todd Clarmo

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Fireplace, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Wildcraft Ratings and Reviews

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4.3

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.2

service

4.4

ambience

4.3

value

3.9

Noise

Moderate

86% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (28)
Good for a Date (25)
Good for Anniversaries (23)
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Good for Birthdays (19)
Great for Lunch (16)
Business Meals (15)
Local Ingredients (14)
Creative Cuisine (13)
Fit for Foodies (13)
Quiet Conversation (13)
Romantic (13)
Notable Wine List (12)
Pre/post Theatre (12)
Authentic (11)
Good for Groups (11)
Great for Outdoor Dining (9)
Casual (8)
Cozy (7)
Worth the Drive (7)
Bar Seating (6)
Handcrafted Cocktails (6)
Neighborhood Gem (5)
Vibrant Bar Scene (5)
Fun (4)
Late-night Find (4)
Healthy (4)
Great for Brunch (3)
Comfort Food (3)
Disabled Access (3)
Happy Hour (3)
Kid-friendly (2)
People Watching (2)
Scenic View (2)
Seasonal (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Great Beer (1)
Hot Spot (1)
Live Sports (1)
Organic (1)
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·Dined 5 days ago

Unfortunately our experience was less than we expected from Wildcraft. Our service was pleasant but inattentive and we had to ask several time times for our water to be replenished. Our food varied from luke warm to bland or extremely salty. The cheese platter was good. Well will not be frequenting Wildcraft in the near future

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·Dined 6 days ago

I am not a fan of their new menu. They removed my favourite stuffed chicken meal , and changed the best cheesecake dessert I have ever tried to a less desirable, smaller portion with different less tasty toppings. Also the prices went up significantly. I would return to this establishment however it would be with much less enthusiasm.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Good for a Date
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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 14, 2017

Fantastic atmosphere for any occasion. Incredible food and wide range of options on menu

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·Dined on November 11, 2017

On the noisy side but it was Saturday evening. Food was well presented on hot plates.Service was very good,plenty of parking,and nice surroundings. Main offerings were somewhat lacking in vegetables.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Casual
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 11, 2017

The waiter was amazing. The fries were the greatest my girlfriend and I have ever had.

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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 10, 2017

We were thrilled and surprised that our request for the stir fry was honoured. Such fantastic service!
Thanks again!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Toledo)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Great flavor combinations.

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 (Toledo)·Dined on November 6, 2017

Interesting meal! Soup was very flavorful but not as expected for a pumpkin-squash soup. Root vegetables were also served with a flavorful sauce but purposely cold under the hot salmon. All delicious but unexpected. I guess I should have asked but perhaps my server should have made it clear also.

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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Great dinner with friends. Love Wildcraft for the ambiance and food is terrific. Our waitstaff very efficient.

Tags: Casual
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vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on November 3, 2017

We attended Wildcraft for a family dinner, a memorial for my son. They found us a private spot which allowed for ease of conversations on a difficult day. The service was attentive and went the extra mile with ensuring they provided excellent service. Highly recommend for larger dinner parties or events.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Romantic, Cozy, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Good for a Date
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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 2, 2017

I brought my Aunt to Wildcraft while she visited me in Waterloo and I have zero complaints. She was impressed with the service, atmosphere and food, as was I. I have been twice before and have never had any problems. A fantastic place to bring the important people in your life.

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 (Toronto)·Dined on October 26, 2017

Even though our entrees arrived not very hot, our server was quick to remedy the situation and bring out fresh dishes steaming hot!!!
As it was my birthday my guest and I were treated to 2 glasses of champagne and a complimentary dessert!!!

Tags: Notable Wine List, Authentic, Great for Lunch
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·Dined on October 23, 2017

We ordered a cheese and charcuterie board.........while the thin sliced meat selection was very good, and there were ample crisps, and some nice condiments, there were only two little pieces of cheese...a little disappointing.
The kitchen was prepared to make me a chef salad using romaine lettuce instead of those little curly greens that I can't eat.....very much appreciated!
The crème brulee was fabulous!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on October 21, 2017

Steaks were ok, one excellent, one so-so. Fish special was indifferent. Server noticed and corrected. We did feel like the service was slow. Cake pops for dessert made up for a lot, the cherry cheesecake one was sublime.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch
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 (Toronto)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Terrible from the moment we stepped in. Booked for a special occasion a month in advance and we are given a table that backs onto the kitchen. Requested a move and it didn't matter as the whole restaurant was extremely loud...need some acoustical panels to absorb the noise! Then we ordered drinks...for some reason they couldn't make a mock piña colada or a strawberry daiquiri. We ordered a $21.00 cheese platter and we were shocked to see the three tiny pieces of cheeese, three thin slices of green apple and a hand full of broken crisp crackers...we asked the server if they still served bread. She replies, oh yes I will bring it out after I bring your drinks...she then comes with a basket of rolls and proceeds to hand out one roll per person. I don't know about you, but I felt like we were being served like we were inmates! It was very degrading...put the basket on the table and let people help themselves! Dinner was very delayed and we had to ask for more bread...same service :(. The meals were fine, but our waitress was "elsewhere ". We had another server come and clear our table as he saw that we were sitting with our finished plates for a considerable amount of time. I could go on, summary....we were a table of five people and no one at that table will go to Wildcraft again...too little of everything, for too much $$$! Keep in mind five people know a lot of extended individuals and certainly will not be recommending this restaurant! This was a once in a lifetime celebration and it wasn't even acknowledged even though it was noted when we booked the special event when making our reservations. The Charcoal Group will not have us attending their restaurants, we value our occasions and the people that we are celebrating with....this was nothing short of embarrassing and we won't risk that again!

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·Dined on October 12, 2017

Business men and my girlfriend loves the place. We will be back.

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·Dined on October 8, 2017

I would have given the food a higher rating, but my steak, which I ordered medium rare, came very rare.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Cozy
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vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on October 7, 2017

I went to Wildcraft as my post-bodybuilding competition meal. They atmosphere is very comfortable and quiet, perfect to enjoy a nice meal. My company and I shared charcuterie, cheese, and a main. And at the end, the server surprised me with a “Congratulations” treat. Great food, atmosphere and caring customer service.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating
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·Dined on October 5, 2017

Service,appetizers and desserts were suberb. Entree's were average. Steak was cooked as requested, but potatoes were cold in the center. pasta special was not as described, and rather bland.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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·Dined on September 30, 2017

The food here was pretty delicious. The white chocolate cheese cake was one of the most delicious cheese cake I have ever tasted. The ambience was very nice as well, it is certainly a fantastic place for a special dinner. The waiters and waitresses were helpful too.

The price was a bit high tho, but overall, it worth.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Authentic, Scenic View, Afternoon Coffee, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on September 30, 2017

Hi, Just a quick note to thank you for a great meal, great service and the wonderful atmosphere.
We look forward to our next evening out at Wildcraft.
Gary

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on September 27, 2017

I took my boyfriend there for the first time and he was impressed! The service by Dave and Robin in the dining room was impeccable - they knew when to leave us be and when it was time to ensure that all was good. The bar is huge and every bartender was extremely friendly and professional!

Tags: Romantic, Authentic, Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Notable Wine List, Local Ingredients
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 (Toronto)·Dined on September 26, 2017

Always reliable, great environment, great food. Highly recommended.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Good for a Date
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 (Toronto)·Dined on September 22, 2017

Menu has wonderful items with varying techniques. All cohesive to the wildcraft ambiance and setting.

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·Dined on September 21, 2017

Can't say enough, one of best I've been to in a long time. Waiter was amazing, the extra pampering was very enjoyed. Food excellent!

Tags: Tasting Menu, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine
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 (Savannah)·Dined on September 19, 2017

Very nice restaurant. Very friendly waitstaff. Food was great except I ordered the roasted chicken and it came with 3 pieces of potato. And I question if it was even an entire breast. There was a giant hole in my plate and I thought they forgot to give me something but they didn't. For $27 I expect a decent sized meal at least.

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 (Toronto)·Dined on September 16, 2017

Our usual special occasion restaurant. But the last few occasions have left us disappointed with either an hour wait for our entree or less of a meal for the cost.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Toronto)·Dined on September 16, 2017

Our Server, Jen was very knowledgeable and a very good Server. Food was excellent, with the exception of the pasta Special..dry, like it had been sitting under a warmer all day.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List
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 (Toronto)·Dined on September 16, 2017

A pleasurable meal as always. The food was excellent and the service was very good. A little slow to bring the bill but then we did not feel rushed. It was a friend's birthday and she enjoyed it very much. A wide variety of meal choices means there is something for everyone and it is not your typical fare. The chef is quite creative when it comes to creating a new dish. I highly recommend you check it out.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays
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 (Toronto)·Dined on September 14, 2017

we had a golf girl's end of the season lunch on Thursday and as usual the food, atmosphere and attention was top notch! Even though we didn't order dessert, the staff brought us some delicious 'lollipops which we all enjoyed....a very nice touch. Thanks so much Wildcraft for making our lunch special!

Tags: Happy Hour, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Great for Outdoor Dining
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·Dined on September 10, 2017

Had a wonderful meal. Love the atmosphere...semi-fine dining; dress up or not so much. Never disappointed. The only criticism is that my reservation was for four people, yet when we got there, they had set up for only 3. Not a big issue as the fourth person was unable to come. Enjoyed the ease and convenience of making the reservation online.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Pre/post Theatre, Organic, Romantic, Late-night Find, Good for a Date
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·Dined on September 10, 2017

Despite having a reservation, we were required to wait for 20 min.
Which was oddd, because we were the only people waiting.
They offered to sit us at the bar, which is why we made a reservation for a table.
If I wanted to sit at the bar, I wouldnt have made a reservation and simply shown up.
Hostess was irritated that we expected a table for which we had a reservation.

Wildcraft has slipped in the past few years.

Wont be back soon.

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 (Toronto)·Dined on September 9, 2017

Food and service was excelllent. The roasted pepper soup was the best we ever had.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Sunday Lunch, Disabled Access, Healthy, Great for Lunch
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·Dined on September 6, 2017

I took a friend for lunch who was visiting from Vitoria. Her sweet potato fries were not crisp and her schnitzel on a bun was't anything special. My $22. quinoa salad was good but very small serving.

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 (Toronto)·Dined on September 4, 2017

Very disappointed with the pasta dish. Food just wasn't up to regular standards

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·Dined on September 2, 2017

Had an amazing anniversary meal and our server was incredible! We will be back!

Tags: Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Healthy, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Anniversaries, Local Ingredients, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Pre/post Theatre, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic
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 (Toronto)·Dined on August 30, 2017

I just wanted to say that the pasta dish with mushrooms and bacon was totally without flavour. I didn't make a fuss as we were celebrating with my sister. I have always been happy dining at Wildcraft but this time was a disappointment.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Casual
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 (Toronto)·Dined on August 29, 2017

Good restaurant. Good food. Good service. Its looking a bit dated and would benefit from a remodelling.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Toronto)·Dined on August 27, 2017

Too noisy for price paid for a special occasion dinner

Tags: Happy Hour, Good for Groups, Local Ingredients, Casual
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·Dined on August 27, 2017

We enjoyed a lovely dinner on the patio. Great food and service. Our server was very pleasant and attentive. Would recommend this restaurant.

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