Here's Where Laurier Students Eat in Waterloo

Here's Where Laurier Students Eat in Waterloo

Waterloo Region is home to a variety of post-secondary institutions. With thousands of students living in the Region for two-thirds of the year, there are many well known student favourites in town.

As a Laurier Alumni (As of June 2018), I asked some students what their favourite places to go eat were near Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo. Here are some of their favourites:


 Photo: Shannon Coulter

Photo: Shannon Coulter

A great recommendation for an excellent, large-portion breakfast that is well worth your money. Be sure to buy a baked good to go!

47 Erb St. W, Waterloo, ON

Aunty’s Kitchen

A fun fusion restaurant, hoping to bring your taste buds something different and familiar at the same time.

160 University Ave W, Waterloo, ON

Bao Sandwich Bar

Specialties include Vietnamese Subs and Taiwanese steamed buns.

62 Balsam St B106, Waterloo, ON

Beertown Public House

 Photo: Shannon Coulter

Photo: Shannon Coulter

Great place to catch the game and enjoy some food with friends! The Beer Cheddar Soup is excellent. Give it a try!

75 King St. S, Waterloo, ON

Bhima’s Warung

Yummy Asian cuisine since 1994!

262 King St N, Waterloo, ON

Crabby Joe’s Tap and Grill

Every day after 9pm, all appetizers are 50% off!

65 University Ave, Waterloo, ON

East Side Mario’s

 Photo: Shannon Coulter

Photo: Shannon Coulter

Fun fact: the King Street location is the home to the world’s largest East Side Mario’s!

450 King St N, Waterloo, ON

Ethel’s Lounge

Be sure to check out their Monday burger special, Taco Tuesdays and Wing Night Wednesdays!

114 King St N, Waterloo, ON

Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria

 Photo: Shannon Coulter

Photo: Shannon Coulter

A very popular student favourite! Try their lunch special, available between 11am and 4pm!

15 King St S, Waterloo, ON

Morty’s Pub

Great place to go for wings close to campus!

272 King St N, Waterloo, ON

Shoeless Joe’s Sports Grill

 Photo: Shannon Coulter

Photo: Shannon Coulter

They have a huge patio and tons of indoor seating. It is a favourite place for students to meet.

253 King St N, Waterloo, ON

Smokes Poutinerie

Love poutine? This is the place for you!

255 King St N #15, Waterloo, ON

Sonny’s Drive-In

 Photo: Shannon Coulter

Photo: Shannon Coulter

A classic in Waterloo! Try the onion rings!

256 Weber St N, Waterloo, ON

Urban Bricks Pizza

A great pizza place close to the University of Waterloo!

160 University Ave W Unit 17A, Waterloo, ON

White Rabbit

The White Rabbit features some tasty Vegan selection and a Sunday brunch!

47 King St N, Waterloo, ON

The Works Gourmet Burger Bistro

 Photo: Shannon Coulter

Photo: Shannon Coulter

If you have never been, you need to try it! There are options for everyone, including gluten free and vegetarian. Highly recommend their milkshakes and onion rings.

92 King St S, Waterloo, ON

168 Sushi Asian Buffet Bar

 Photo: Shannon Coulter

Photo: Shannon Coulter

A great all-you-can-eat sushi place! Try the Dry Garlic Crispy Beef along with your yummy sushi rolls.

50 Westmount Rd N D4-5, Waterloo, ON


What’s your favourite restaurant on this list? Did we miss your favourite? Tell us about your favourite restaurant close to the university campuses!

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