Great Food, Great Atmosphere

Einstein’s Café is located in a century old building, just steps away from beautiful downtown Guelph. We also have one of the most sought-out patios in the area! 

Welcome to Einstein’s Café. We feature Mexican, Italian and Canadian cuisine, all of which is made fresh on premises. We cater everything from intimate parties of 2 to groups of 50, making us an ideal party venue for a bridal shower or family reunion. We are a fully licensed restaurant, and open for lunch Monday through Friday, as well as dinner on Monday through Saturday.

about einstein's cafe

About Us

Einstein's Cafe is located in a century old building just steps away from the heart of downtown Guelph. We feature a unique menu with a bit of Mexican, Italian and Canadian fare.



Einstein's Cafe provides delicious, homemade lunches & lunch catering in Guelph, Ontario. Visit us for a home-cooked meal or stop in for a fresh coffee and a light snack!

community involvement


Einstein's Cafe is locally owned and operated, and proud to give back to our city. We support many local charities and welcome local artists to display their artwork in the cafe.

We Welcome You

Enjoy a Unique & Delicious Experience

Our patio is nestled under an umbrella of magnolia trees, making it a destination spot in the summer. The coziness of our licensed restaurant and the warmth of our staff will promise to take the chill out of winter. We now boast new wheelchair accessibility and additional restaurant seating. This new addition allows us the space to host up to 50 guests, making it an ideal party venue. Our special group menu makes it a wonderful place to host your next seasonal staff party, family gathering or bridal shower. If it’s been awhile, come back to visit us. 

Einstein’s Cafe is located in a century old building just steps away from the heart of downtown Guelph. We feature a unique menu with a bit of Mexican, Italian and Canadian fare. All desserts, sauces and dressings are made on premise. We also offer a full liquor menu, as well as beers brewed locally and locally roasted coffee. 

Einstein's Cafe 2 Grant Street Guelph Ontario

Reservations Are Recommended

Contact Einstein’s Café today for more information and book a reservation at our beautiful restaurant in Guelph.

Supporting Our Community

We’re Proud to Be An Active Supporter of Our Community

  • Food and Friends
  • Children's Foundation of Guelph
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • University of Guelph Scholarships for Runners
  • Taste of Guelph
    (St. Josephs & Guelph General Hospitals)
  • Thanksgiving Day Road Races
    (Guelph Mercury Send Kids to Camp)

We Welcome Local Artists to Display their Art At Einstein's

Einstein's Café features artwork of local artists on a bi-monthly basis. The work can be purchased with 100% of the proceeds returned to the artist. Contact us for details!

Contact Us

Contact us today whether you’re making a dinner reservation, ordering lunch catering, or booking a party venue for up to 50 of your friends and family!

2 Grant Street 
Guelph, ON 
N1H 4C3 


We Accept: Cash, Visa, MasterCard, Amex, Debit 

Lunch Hours: Monday-Friday 11:30-1:45pm 
Dinner Hours: Mon. to Wed. 5-8 and Thurs. to Sat. 5-9

Wheelchair accessible washroom and pathway. 

We will help you with the step up to restaurant 

Street Parking