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Marbles Restaurant has been an integral part of the Waterloo community since 1977!

From its first inception as a family-run business to today's newly renovated, modern venue that embodies the energy and innovation of the local startup environment, Marbles is a pillar of quality in the Uptown Waterloo dining scene. Experience Marbles one of a kind dining experience for yourself.

The building that is now home to Marbles Restaurant was originally built as a livery stable for the Alexander House, a hotel that once stood on the corner of King and William. The hotel was built in the mid 1870s by David Kuntz, the owner of the Kuntz brewery, which was on the diagonally opposite corner of King and William Streets. The hotel was torn down in the 1930s, however the livery stable remained and has been the home of several businesses before becoming the iconic restaurant that it is today. The building is almost 150 years old yet its charm is as radiant today as it’s ever been.

Marbles is open for lunch and dinner daily, as well as offering a full à la carte brunch on weekends. Enjoy an outstanding selection of inspired North American dishes, including fresh, made-from-scratch soups, salads, sandwiches, pastas, burgers, fish and steak. A well-chosen wine list and extensive offering of local craft beer along with an extraordinary dessert menu complement every meal.

We are proud to be a part of the Uptown Waterloo community and are excited to continue the ongoing legacy that has made Marbles Restaurant the favorite to so many of our loyal customers.


The Entire Marbles Family

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