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A rare NY steak from Canyon Creek Chophouse Burlington is tough to top for steak! Awesome!

Philip T Aug 26, 2011 10:24 PM

I went there tonight for the second time. My gf and I brought our 6 month old daughter there and sat her at the table with us, but in her portable car seat. The staff here is outstanding. Very friendly and very attentive . Our server for the second time in a row was Ashley. This girl is one of the best waitresses I have ever had anywhere. She is so adorable, very polite, and very attentive. The next time I go I am requesting a patio seat and her as our server once again.
The food is fantastic in my opinion. Me and my gf were joking calling Canyon Creek a "Super Keg"...lol. The steak is incredible. Rare....melts in my mouth. And the Blue Cheese crust is par none...and their lobster tail is amazing. I think Canyon Creek Burlington just might be my new favorite sit and eat location of anything, anywhere. I always leave this place happy and excited for the food I just inhaled. Lol.

And Ashley (I really hope I have her name right) makes an already great experience here that much better.

  1. cynalan Aug 29, 2011 08:49 PM

    You want a really good steak at a decent price in Burlington - try Spencers at the Waterfront. It's not the high priced version you'd find at Napoleans, Lord Byron or Prime but it's pretty darn good.

    1. duckdown Aug 29, 2011 11:58 AM

      It's not nearly as bad as people in here are making it out to be. My pops loves their pork chop.

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        graydyn Aug 29, 2011 07:18 AM

        Agreed that's a nice steak. The hounds are prejudiced against chains though so you won't see much agreement here.
        Canyon Creek is easily my favorite place to go with non-foodies. The chow may be plain, but it's never gross, and I like the dim decor. It does a great job satisfying my more carnivorous associates.

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          justsayn Aug 29, 2011 07:43 AM

          And they make a mean double pork chop! A great grill crusted pepper burger at lunch!

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            magic Aug 29, 2011 09:52 AM

            Yeah I've really enjoyed my steaks there. I like their fries too.

            And their honey butter is fantastic.

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              justsayn Aug 29, 2011 10:21 AM

              The problem with a chain like this, where the food is of great quality and the recipes are on point, is that the staff revolves so generally you are getting random results. I believe it is that inconsistency that kills the better chain restos.

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              ThreeEm Aug 31, 2011 10:47 PM

              you have a point but i'm willing to bet anything you've never been to the scarborough one.

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              hski7 Aug 27, 2011 10:14 AM

              Agree with the others' comments -- it is a mediocre SIR chain resto. But so long as you have fun, that's all that really matters.

              1. Kagemusha Aug 27, 2011 08:12 AM

                After you've recovered from your "Ashley" high, check out Canyon Creek's place in the SIR stable:

                http://www.sircorp.com/web/index.cfm

                For me, they're all awful, so much so they make the worst Keg look good.

                1. Kagemusha Aug 27, 2011 04:49 AM

                  It's just a so-so chain resto--very "meh." Glad the server was so cute. You sound smitten.

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                    Non Doctor Aug 27, 2011 05:34 AM

                    I'm with Kagemusha,

                    While I am glad you had a great time, I have found every experience there most lacklustre.

                    And the steak appeared to have some crazy tenderiser on it... gave me a headache for hours afterwards.

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                      Philip T Aug 28, 2011 12:03 PM

                      I didnt even realize it was a chain my first time there. I have been to Harbour 60 three times. Each time I felt unsatisfied and over charged. That is just me. I have never been to another Canyon Creek location. However i really did enjoy the food here. Ashley made it even better. Lol.

                      1. re: Philip T
                        justpete Aug 28, 2011 03:10 PM

                        Don't mind them.

                        Try and pay a visit to Jacob's and Co and/or Black Angus, and write back how you think it compares.

                        You will pay much more money, however.

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                        740 Lakeshore Rd E, Mississauga, ON L5E, CA

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