Get to Know your City: Waterloo Edition!

Welcome to Waterloo! Since Waterloo is going to be (for most of you) your new home this blog post is calling all foodies because we’ve got some of the best food deals that are close to the university.

There are tons of places to eat around the university and in Uptown Waterloo that are delicious. If you’re craving fast food or dine in there are numerous options that have weekly deals for most days of the week.

For addresses and more Waterloo info visit the Uptown Waterloo BIA 


Wilf’s –  BOGO (buy one get one  – Wilf’s Restaurant is proudly student owned and operated by Students’ Union
Check out Wilf’s here


Ethel’s Taco Tuesday – Uptown Waterloo (dine in): four beef tacos for $2

Chainsaw Toonie Tuesdays – Uptown Waterloo (BOTH dine in OR fast food): $2 burgers, hot dogs, fries, chicken wings, etc.

Meltwich – Waterloo (BOTH dine in OR fast food): $3 Grilled Cheese


Bobby O’Brien’s – Downtown Kitchener (dine in): Half price burgers


Morty’s (dine in) – Waterloo: $6.99 for a lb. of wings with a drink purchase


Wilf’s – Laurier Campus (dine in): Fish and Chips for $13.99 – Wilf’s is proudly student owned and operated by the Students’ Union

Check out Wilf’s here


Abe Erb (dine in) – Uptown Waterloo: 20% off all food with a post-secondary student card

Symposium (dine in) – Uptown Waterloo: two for the price of one cake slices

Duke of Wellington – Uptown Waterloo (dine in): $5 appetizers after 6pm


As you can probably tell by now there are multiple different food choice all around the KW community that have some awesome deals especially if you’re on that tight student budget, we all know how real the food struggle can get.


What are O-Team’s favorite places to eat?

Victoria – 21 Fir because they have the best appetizers menu!

Nikki – Levetto’s Pizzas!

Connor – Vincenzo’s for the best Italian sandwiches!

Sandy – Poke Box’s build your own double salmon box!

Brigitte – Meltwich for their smoky banquet burger!

Sammi – Lazees on the rocks with 5 lines of hot sauce!

Ty  – Ethel’s for Taco Tuesday!

Julia – Fish tacos at Ethel’s!!

Azeem –  Bobby O’Brien’s for 19 cent wings!

Adriana – Mel’s Diner for their famous milkshakes and breakfast!

Serena – Beertown has the best sandwich’s!

Adam – My Thai for their cashew chicken!

Billy – everything on Burrito Boys menu!

Rachel – Pub on King for $6 appetizers!

Mike – 21 fir has the best beef ribs!

Jess – Famoso’s for the best oven baked pizzas!

Shannon– Famoso’s pizza is to die for!

Sarah – My Thai for their coconut chicken soup!

Have any other places you love in Waterloo?
Share with us at @students_union!