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Elixir Bistro is a Casual Fine Dining Restaurant where our chef works his magic at the helm doing what he does best creating mouth watering French, Italian classics and global fusion favourites.

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Elixir Bistro Cambridge restaurant

Elixir serves delicious food without pretense and has been a popular destination for residents of Cambridge and Kitchener Waterloo for over 11 years. Our dinner menu is straightforward and reasonably priced. The service is friendly and professional. Our goal is to make you feel at home, help you unwind, relax and have a great time among friends.

Food: steak, lamb, duck, fish and seafood, pasta and vegetarian friendly

Location: 34 Main Street near the Waterloo School of Architecture, beside the Bank of Montreal and Brown’s Jewellery.

Cuisine: Continental, French, Italian fusion, duck, lamb, beef, veal, rabbit, poultry, fish, seafood, steak, pasta,  pork, vegetarian and desserts.

Drinks: Imported, premium beers in bottles , great wine selection, brandies, scotch, cocktails, and martinis and aperitifs.

Open year round. Enjoy our outdoor patio during the summer months.

Lunch –  Friday 11:30 am to 2:30 pm

Dinner – Tuesday to Saturday 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Our Menus

valentine’s day menu

$50 PER PERSON PLUS TAXES AND GRATUITIES

Appetizers

  • MUSHROOM SOUP
    wild mushroom soup

    OR

  • CESAR SALAD
    Roman hearth, permigiano cheese and bacon with classic Caesar dressing

    OR

Entrées

  • Beef bourguignon
    Beef braised in red wine, bacon,mushroom,pearl onion,tomato beef jus with mini roasted potatoes and vegetables

    OR

  • Salmon filet
    crispy roasted filet, vierge sauce, lentil ragout  and vegetables

    OR

  • Duck confit
    Slow roasted duck legs with  pomegranate and crushed walnut sauce, potatoes confit and vegetables

Desserts

  • CHOCOLATE TART
    brown chocolate short bread tart

    OR

  • CHEESE CAKE
    New York strawberry cheese cake

    OR

  • CREAM BRULEE
    vanilla cream brulee

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Appetizers

Featured Appetizer

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    Escargot
    $11
    Served with black grapes, simmered in garlic butter and red wine
  • Soup of the Day
    $
    Daily soup selection
  • Romain salad
    $9
    mustard vinaigrette, bacon, croutons. Permigiano
  • avocado salad
    $7
    Cucumber, tomatoes and mango balsamic vignette
  • Antipasti for 2
    $11
    Grilled vegetables, salami, prosciutto, cheese and sweet balsamic
  • goat cheese salad
    $11
    Whipped goat cheese, roasted red pepper

    Reduced  red wine, olives  and extra virgin olive oil

  • ESCARGOT RAGOUT
    $10
    escargot braised in red wine butter, garlic and red grapes
  • SMOKED SALMON
    $11
    smoked salmon with cream cheese,cucumber, capers, and toasted garlic bread
  • shrimp cocktail
    $15
                                           

    Black tiger with avocado, lime mousse

  • BRUSCHETTA
    $12
    marinated, tomato, pesto basil, parmigiana cheese and olive oil

Entrées

Featured Entrée

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    Duck Confit
    $28
    Slow roasted duck legs, with pineapple chutney, and herb roasted potato, with vegetables.
  • ELIXIR CHICKEN
    $19
    Roasted boneless breast,  white wine, sweet  peppers  fresh tomato  and vegetables
  • LAMB SHANK
    $24
    slow cooked to fall off the bone, pastured new zealand lamb shank in tomato lamb jus with mashed potatoes and vegetables
  • beef tenderloin
    $28
    Port, sage jus, mashed potato and vegetables
  • Shrimp and scallops
    $32
    Pan seared with  potatoes, white wine

    bacon, cream, sauce

  • Bouillabaisse
    $32
    Shrimp, scallops, monk fish filet ,potatoes

    Braised in saffron, vegetables, seafood broth

  • Salmon
    $27
    Roasted filet, crispy skin, fresh tomato, herbs,  mild spices, lentil ragout and vegetables,
  • Duck legs confit
    $28
    Slow roasted confit legs with roasted potatoes crushed walnut pomegranate  jus
  • Veal scallopini
    $27
    Seared tenderloin, white wine lemon caper, veal jus with capellini aglio oilio
  • Grilled calf’s liver
    $16
    sautéed onion bacon balsamic reduction, mashed potatoes  and vegetables.
  • capellini with grilled chicken
    $18
    Angel hair pasta, fresh tomatoes, pesto basil
  • Spaghettini
    $18
    Local grain fed beef Bolognese, Napolitana tomato sauce ,permigiano cheese
  • beef stirfried penne
    $19
    Whit wine  mushroom, zucchini, ginger, garlic, olive oil and hot pepper
  • vegetarian
    $18
    made fresh upon request

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Chef’s inspired lunch features are created fresh daily. Some examples of previous lunch items are listed below.

  • Lamb burger
    $15
    Grilled lamb/beef burger, with bacon and cheese,egg bread ,grainy mustard aioli, tomato, lettuce, pickle and  roasted potatoes confit
  • chicken curry
    $18
    boneless breast in roasted chili, tomato, ginger jus, coconut milk, basmati rice and vegetables
  • coq au vin
    $15
    chicken braised in red wine with mushroom, bacon, tomato, chicken jus
  • PASTA
    $14
    Penne with Italian sausage in tomato, red pepper
  • SPAGHETTI
    $14
    meatballs in tomato sauce with freshly cooked spaghetti

Please notify us of any food allergies or sensitivities

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DayLunchDinner
SundayOpen for groups of 15 or more, by reservationOpen for groups of 15 or more, by reservation
MondayClosedClosed
TuesdayClosed5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
WednesdayClosed5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Thursday11:30 am – 2:30 pm5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Friday11:30 am – 2:30 pm5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
SaturdayClosed5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

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