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US$6 - US$22
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was my first time at this brand. Pretty good. Interesting set-up and menu. A few things could have been better. I asked one of the staff if they sang Happy Birthday because it was my son's birthday and he said yes. But no one...came to sing and he never came by to explain to me why it wasn't going to happen. My fries were soft not crispy and the two people who had the Cobb salad both said there wasn't enough lettuce in it.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time visiting this restaurant. Menu options for all types of palates and food allergies. Meal portions were great.

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The name kind of through me off, but the Vibe once we arrived was exactly what I needed. From the soulful music, to the Art, to the bookstore, and the food pulling it all together. I did not want to leave. The focus on healthy...food options was a nice surprise. I did not really know what to expect but I fell in love with this restaurant.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 16 May 2022

We stopped here for Sunday brunch. It's a really cool spot, with a small book store in the front and a restaurant in the back. Everything we had was great, I had a bagel with eggs and cheese and my partner had French toast. Everything...was great.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 7 April 2022 via mobile

This restaurant is such a cool concept. It’s full of books and art, and my whole family loved it. The food was fantastic!!

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 25 March 2022 via mobile

Service was horrible!!!! Aweful. Manager pay attention to your servers... food was excellent. If you can tolerate horrible service

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 31 January 2022

We booked an event in October. They canceled our event 10 days prior due to our position on a political issue.

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 19 January 2022

Staff was on the rude side and the food was very disappointing. Not a return trip in the future. Bathroom was overflowing, grose.

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 1 June 2021 via mobile

Books, good food and cool atmosphere! I love Books this a real cool spot for breakfast! We ordered the sweet potatoes pancakes, very sweet! I highly recommend. Then a Mimosas to top off the morning. Also, had bagel 🥯 and egg sandwich which was little...brunt but that is okay. It was worth the metro trains to come try it out.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 6 May 2021 via mobile

Stopped by for a quick breakfast on a recent trip. Fun atmosphere. Clean. Good breakfast. Service was friendly and fast.

Date of visit: May 2021
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drpoff
21 February 2017|
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Response from 121barryk | Reviewed this property |
It is about 16-18 minutes. That is only because of traffic. My friend picked me up and took me there. You can always get a taxi. For taxi prices, you are looking at $12-$15. We went on a Wednesday night around 7:00 PM and it... More
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Stephannjeff
20 May 2016|
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Response from sworrels | Reviewed this property |
Grits may be but not sure about shrimp as they are served with a sauce that may contain flour. However they do have other GF choices.
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Stephannjeff
20 May 2016|
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Response from ags3391 | Reviewed this property |
Definitely call, but so many gluten free choices No on the reservations but wait was not horrible at 8:30 on a Friday night. Maybe 20 minutes. And you can get a drink at the bar or browser the books.
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Busboys and Poets is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5