Are you looking for a tasty meal, drink or snack in downtown Kitchener? You're in the right place! Our Food Hall is home to vendors from around the world who serve homestyle food weekly, Tuesday to Saturday.

Grab a fresh and healthy meal from one of our vendors, who will prepare it while you wait. If you prefer, call a vendor ahead to place an order for pick-up. Some vendors also offer catering services. Vendors' phone numbers and descriptions are listed below.

Visit our food court space on the upper level of the Kitchener Market to find your new favourite meal or host a meeting with colleagues. For a more private setting, the Marketplace is available to rent. We look forward to welcoming you to the market!

Wireless internet: free, connect to the "Kitchener Public WiFi" network

Payment methods: cash, credit and debit

When is the Food Hall open?

Tuesday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Saturday: 7 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Sunday and Monday: closed

Food Hall vendors

Bolero Pizza & Pasta House

Milorad and Vesna Gutovic are no strangers to the market scene. For many years, the Yugoslavia natives operated a produce stand in the market in their hometown. The Gutovic family now makes its home in Kitchener, where they own and operate Bolero Pizza & Pasta House during the week. On Saturdays, they have working locations on both the upper and lower levels of the market. They are perhaps best known locally for their thin-crust pizza which is the staple of their market shop. Their menu also includes noodles made fresh each morning, as well as a variety of specialty pasta dishes, salads, soups, sandwiches and freshly squeezed juices.

Impress your guests with Bolero’s fresh meals by ordering in advance for a special occasion.

Phone: 519-579-6664

Caribbean Kitchen

When you experience Esseleyne Bell's cooking, just know that you have her friends and family to thank for the experience. It was their encouragement and desire for her to share her incredible kitchen talents that were the impetus behind her market shop. Esselyne brings you the finest in fresh and tasty Caribbean cuisine, created fresh before your eyes from her own family recipes.

Phone: 519-568-8292

Every Day Gourmet

Specialties from breakfast, lunch to hearty dinners. These menu items offer scrumptious flavors for all of your taste buds! From sweet tasting Belgian waffles, crepes with many fillings, to donairs, Oktoberfest sausages, to the famous variety of breakfasts. Every Day Gourmet reflects a wide array of freshly prepared meal choices from Eastern Europe.

Phone: 519-579-7218

La Flor de Izote

El Salvadorian cuisine including:

  • Pupusas (traditional dish made of thick, hand-made corn tortilla stuffed with pork, beans or cheese)
  • Yuca frita (fried cassava root)
  • Tamales (steamed corn based dish with different fillings)
  • Pan con pollo (chicken in a bun)
  • Carne asada with casamiento, chimol and tortilla (grilled beef with rice, beans, chimol and tortilla).

Try also specialties from our bakery:

  • semita (cake made with unrefined cane sugar)
  • salpores (rice flour cookies)
  • quesadilla (cheese and rice flour cake)
  • pichardines (pineapple cookies)
  • viejitas (cake made with different types of flour)
MVP Meals

We cater to special diets (keto, paleo, gluten free and vegetarian) and we aim to make eating easy and healthy. We offer to-go meal packages, healthy meal delivery service, office lunch catering, hot lunches, MVP salad bar, Buddha bowls, breakfast of MVP and fruit parfaits.

Phone: 226-989-7373

Email: info@mvpmeals.com

Website: MVP Meals

Myrovolos 

Myrovolos offers fresh Greek specialties including delicious baked cinnamon buns and other fresh baked goods. Over 56 years in the food business.

Phone: 519-577-7979

Naranj Blossom

Naranj Blossom is a Syrian Turkish fusion restaurant featuring modern and traditional Syrian food with a fusion of Turkish savoury and sweet dishes.

Phone: 519-573-1353

Serrinia Café 

Serrinia Café, the only independent café concept in the region that specializes in locally roasted Fair Trade and Organic coffee. 

Serrinia Café has made their life's purpose to show you that fresher coffee always tastes better. With their roasting facility located only minutes away from the downtown core, their pots are always filled with the freshest, small batch, artisan roasted beans. Come and sip your cares away with over 20 origins and blends, in both Fair Trade and Organic varieties, or take a bag to enjoy every morning at home.

Although the primary focus of Serrinia Café is to offer customers the best cup of coffee, they also focus on reducing waste and reducing their carbon footprint. All cups and bags that leave Serrinia Café are fully compostable. Customers are always encouraged to bring their own travel mugs from home.

Phone: 519-579-7218

Website: Serrinia Café

Simply Delicious

The Simply Delicious menu offers hearty breakfasts of two eggs with peameal bacon or sausage, as well as a variety of three-egg omelettes. On the lunch and dinner side of things, there's an eastern European flare, with traditional dishes of chevaps and goulash, both served with mashed potatoes and sauerkraut, pierogis, cabbage rolls and chicken or pork schnitzel. Simply Delicious round things out with fresh daily soups and salads, and tasty baked goods.

Phone: 519-590-6472

The Apple Fritter

Romanians share their love of cooking and show the market shoppers how apple fritters are prepared with the aid of an 1896 apple peeler-corer.

Products offered: apple fritters, beaver tails, home-cut fries, fish & chips, potato pancakes and more European specialties

Phone: 519-745-9695

Are you interested in joining the Food Hall as a vendor? Apply to become a Kitchener Market vendor.

Food Hall vendor menus

Menus are subject to change. Visit the market or contact a vendor directly to learn more.

Bolero Pizza & Pasta House

Breakfast

  • All day breakfast special - Two eggs, bacon, ham or sausage with toast or a toasted bagel with butter and jam.
  • Breakfast special with coffee or tea.
  • Three egg omelet - Choose from ham, mushrooms, onions, tomatoes, green peppers and cheese. Served with focaccia bread.
  • Breakfast bagel
  • Two egg omelet in a toasted bagel with cheese - With bacon and tomato.
  • Toasted bagel or croissant - Served with your choice of butter, jam or cream cheese.
  • Bagel or croissant with coffee or tea.

Salad

  • Caesar salad – Romaine lettuce and croutons tossed in a creamy Caesar dressing topped with parmesan cheese.
  • Garden salad – Mixed greens, tomatoes, cucumbers, celery and carrots with a side of balsamic vinaigrette.
  • Bolero salad – Mixed greens, tomatoes, celery, cucumbers and black olives tossed in a creamy Greek dressing and topped with feta cheese.
  • Greek pasta salad – Pasta, tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, red onions, Kalamata olives in a creamy Greek dressing topped with feta cheese.

Pasta

  • Meat or vegetable lasagna - Lunch portion of lasagna with toasted focaccia bread.
  • Lasagna with salad (Caesar or green).
  • Gourmet pasta with focaccia bread - Fresh gourmet pasta with your choice of any two vegetables and one meat as well as your choice of cream, rose or tomato sauce, served with focaccia bread.

Sandwiches

  • Tuna melt - Oven toasted with cheddar cheese and tomatoes on croissant.
  • B.L.T. - Oven toasted focaccia bread with mozzarella cheese topped with Italian dressing and mayonnaise.
  • Chicken club - Chicken breast and bacon, oven toasted on a European style bun with cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomatoes and pesto aioli.

Stone oven baked thin crust pizza

  • Single slice.
  • Medium 11” cheese or pepperoni pizza.
  • XL 16” cheese or pepperoni pizza.
  • XL 16” pizza with three toppings.
  • Family 18” cheese or pepperoni pizza.
  • Family 18” pizza with three toppings.

Toppings

Mushrooms, tomatoes, red and green onions, green peppers, pineapple, artichokes, roasted red peppers, black and green olives, broccoli, hot peppers, basil pesto, fresh garlic, mozzarella, cheddar and feta cheese, bacon, ham, prosciutto, chicken breast, ground beef, Italian hot sausage, sundried tomatoes and pepperoni.

Signature pizzas

White, whole wheat or multigrain crust.

  • Vegetariana - Tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese, mushrooms, bell peppers, tomatoes and oregano.
  • Bianca - Tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese, bacon, red onions, rosemary and oregano.
  • Tropicana - Tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese, pineapple, bacon and oregano.
  • Cappricosa - Tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese, mushrooms, prosciutto and oregano.
  • Adriatico - Basil pesto, feta cheese, mushrooms, roasted red peppers, artichokes, black olives and oregano.
  • Primavera - Tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese, mushrooms, roasted red peppers, artichokes, green olives and oregano.
  • Funghi - Tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese, mushrooms, red onion, chicken breast and oregano.
  • Bella - Tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese, chicken breast, tomatoes, bell peppers and oregano.
  • Mediterrana - Tomato sauce, feta cheese, tomatoes, broccoli, bell peppers, asparagus and oregano.
  • Vesuvio - Tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese, ham, bacon, green olives and oregano.
  • Pescara - Tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese, chicken breast, bacon, green onions and oregano.
  • Volcano - Tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese, Italian hot sausage, ground beef, hot peppers and oregano.
  • Venezia - Tomato sauce, mozzarella and cheddar cheeses, prosciutto, ground beef, bacon, ham, mushrooms, red onion, bell peppers and oregano.

Dessert

  • Baklava
  • Homemade cakes - made with advanced notice
  • Phyllo pie - cheese, spinach, beef, sweet cherries

Freshly squeezed juice

  • By the glass (small or large)
  • By the bottle (1 litre)
Caribbean Kitchen

Specialties

  • Jerk chicken - Marinated and served with rice and salad. One of our all-time favourites.
  • Curried chicken - Spicy with special sauce, we serve this classic with rice and garden fresh greens.
  • Curried goat - With steamed rice or rice and beans.
  • Oxtail - With steamed rice or rice and beans.
  • Jamaican patties - Not your average patty. Baked fresh each day and served warm from the oven.
  • Plantains (side order) - An essential part of Caribbean cooking, you can enjoy plantains as a vegetable or as a sweet.
  • Dumplings - Oh my! Fat dumplings can be a meal in themselves; or add a couple as a side dish to ackee and salted codfish.

Wraps

  • Roti - Soft flat bread wrapped around curried or jerk chicken breast.
  • Curried or jerk chicken - Chicken pieces sautéed with onions, sweet peppers, potatoes with jerk sauce.

Breakfast

  • Special 1 - Two eggs, bacon or sausage, with toast or dumplings, plantains.
  • Special 2 - Potato pancakes, bacon or sausage, sour cream or applesauce.
  • Ackee and codfish breakfast - With dumplings and plantains.
Everyday Gourmet

Breakfast

  • Breakfast special - Two eggs, sausage or bacon and brown or white toast.
  • Breakfast special two - Two eggs, sausage or bacon, brown or white toast and home fries.
  • Hannah’s breakfast - Two eggs, sausage or bacon and half of a waffle with toppings.
  • Pancake breakfast - Two eggs, sausage or bacon and two pancakes.
  • Egg sandwich - Egg and meat or just egg.
  • Two pancakes.

Meals

  • Chicken or beef donair - With pita, lettuce, tomato, cucumber, onion and tzatziki.
  • Chicken shawarma - With baked potatoes or rice and salad.
  • Oktoberfest sausage - With or without sauerkraut.
  • Philly steak - Cheese, peppers, steak on a bun.
  • Cabbage rolls.

Sweet crepes

  • Jam.
  • Chocolate and banana.
  • Plain (sugar and cinnamon).
  • Fruit.
  • Ricotta cheese.
  • Ricotta cheese and fruits.
  • Ricotta cheese and ice cream.

Breakfast crepes

  • Ham - Ham, egg, spinach, tomatoes, cheese and mushrooms.
  • Chicken - Chicken, egg, spinach, tomatoes, cheese and mushrooms.

Waffles

  • Jam or syrup.
  • Jam or syrup with whipped cream.
  • Fruit - Banana, strawberry, jam, syrup and whipped cream.
  • Fruit and ice cream - Banana, strawberry, jam, syrup and whipped cream.
La Flor de Izote

Pupusa **

A traditional Salvadoran dish made from thick, hand-made corn flour tortilla. Served with curtido (cabbage salad with apple cider vinaigrette) and/or tomato sauce.

  • Corn flour and cheese.
  • Corn flour and beans.
  • Corn flour and ground pork.
  • Corn flour mixed (cheese, pork and beans).
  • Corn flour and vegetables (in season).

Tamale **

  • Tamales with chicken
  • Tamales with sweet corn

Quesadilla **

Unlike the Mexican snack of the same name, Salvadoran quesadilla is a rich, sweet dessert cake.

  • Sweet corn
  • Rice flour

Soup and chili

  • Beef soup with tortilla
  • Chili with tortilla
  • Lentil soup with tortilla

Side dish

  • Yuca frita – fried casaba (Salvadoran fries) **

Dessert

  • Cachitos simples y dulces (crescent shaped pastry)
  • Galletas (cookies)
  • Pasteles de pina (pineapple pie)
  • Pasteles de manzana (apple pie)
  • Picudas (sweet bread)
  • Salpor de arroz (rice flour cookie) **
  • Semita especial (pastry)
  • Semita mieluda (pastry)
  • Warachas (beaver tails)
  • Viejitas (pastry)

Tropical juice

Pick any 5 of the following fruits: mango, papaya, guyaba, strawberry, peach, zapote, lulo, maracuya, marañon, banana, avocado and pineapple.

 

** items are gluten-free.

MVP Meals

Breakfast of MVPs

  • Egg Bites, Avocado, Fruit & Bacon (DF, GF, keto) - Add toast or GF toast.
  • Build Your Own Omelets with Fruit & Toast - Unlimited toppings, can be dairy free and keto friendly.
  • Hot Oats with dried nuts & fruit (V, DF, GF).
  • B.E.L.T (Bacon, Egg, Lettuce, Tomato, Avocado Mayo) - can be GF or keto friendly.
  • Classic Bagel with Cream Cheese or Peanut Butter (V) - can be GF.

Smoothies (V, GF, DF)

  • Stress buster - berries, avocado, spinach, protein powder, collagen and almond milk.
  • Detox - greens, almond milk, lemon and ginger.
  • Fuel up - tropical fruit, avocado, spinach, protein powder, MCT oil and almond milk.
  • Chocolate peanut butter cup - almond milk, protein powder, cacao, banana, peanut butter and avocado.

All smoothies can be made into smoothie bowls (includes nuts, fruit, coconut and chia seeds).

Lite lunch

  • Soup or salad and sandwich combo - turkey bacon club, chicken salad, tuna salad or four-storey vegan tower. Daily soup is always vegan, salads are made your way. Can be made GF.
  • Stuffed avocadoes - bacon, cheese and egg (keto, GF) or creamy chickpea (V, DF, GF). Served with a side salad or soup.
  • Veggie stir fry - add tofu or chicken. Choice of rice or zucchini noodles. Request gluten-free soy sauce for allergies.
  • Zen buddha bowl - add chicken. Includes quinoa, carrots, pumpkin seeds, blueberries, oranges, red onion, homemade creamy citrus yogurt, chickpeas and spring mix.
  • Taco bowl - add chicken or beef. Includes rice, beans, lettuce, tomatoes, red onion, salsa, sour cream, cheese and nacho chips. Can be made dairy free, vegan or keto friendly.
  • MVP salad bar - Make your salad as unique as you are. We have everything you could ever want in a salad! 
Myrovolos

Greek specialties

  • Moussaka (Greek eggplant casserole) - Eggplant, spiced beef, feta cheese, béchamel, herbs and spices
  • Spanakopita (Greek spinach pie) - Flaky phyllo dough filled with spinach, dill, feta cheese, herbs and spices
  • Galaktoburiko (Greek custard pie) - Custard between layers of phyllo dough, topped with a light syrup
  • Baklava - Phyllo pastry with almonds and honey topped with a light syrup
  • Meliton (Greek halva) - Semolina, cream, almonds and honey topped with a light syrup
  • Melomakarona (spicy Greek cookie) - Blend of flour, eggs, honey, butter and spices topped with nuts and light syrup
  • Kourabie (Greek shortbread cookie) - Cookie sprinkled with icing sugar
  • Cheesecake - Cheesecake covered in a sweet cherry topping

Soups

All of our soups are made from scratch and are available frozen for take out.

  • Bean with carrot
  • Lentil
  • Leek and potato
  • Mixed vegetable

German, Austrian and Hungarian specialties

  • Apple strudel - Apples blended with spices rolled in a Danish pastry
  • Poppy seed slices - Danish pastry filled with poppy seed paste and topped with icing
  • Almond butter slices - Danish pastry filled with almond flavoured butter and topped with icing
  • Cinnamon Danish - Our cinnamon buns are made of a flaky Danish pastry with lots of cinnamon and brown sugar and topped with icing
  • Poppy seed Danish - Flaky Danish pastry filled with poppy seed paste and smothered with icing
  • Bienenstich (bee sting) - A thick layer of custard cream in between a sweet yeast dough, topped with a delicious mixture of almonds and sugar browned in butter
  • Cupcakes - Delicious vanilla or chocolate cupcakes topped with a chocolate or vanilla buttercream

Hearty dishes

  • Hamburger
  • Cheeseburger
  • Piggy in a blanket - Flaky puff pastry filled with a mixture of ground pork, herbs and spices

Vegan dishes

  • Stuffed peppers - Red or green peppers filled with lentils, rice, herbs and spices in a tomato sauce
  • Six bean chili - Mixture of salsa, beans, carrots, bulgar wheat, herbs and spices
Naranj Blossom
Visit Naranj Blossom in the Food Hall for a menu.
Serrinia Café

Coffee and hot beverages

  • Coffee
  • Decaf coffee
  • Hot chocolate
  • Café au lait
  • Café mocha
  • Hot tea
  • Chai latte

Specialty coffee

  • Americano
  • Cappuccino
  • Mochaccino
  • Latte

Espresso

  • Espresso
  • Double espresso
  • Macchiato
  • Café con panna
  • Additional shot
  • Flavour shot

Sweet goodies

  • Biscotti
  • Cookies
  • Muffin
  • Apple turnovers
  • Butter tarts
  • Scones

Specialty milks

  • Soy
  • Vanilla soy
  • Chocolate soy
  • Strawberry soy
  • Almond
  • Lactose free
Simply Delicious

Big breakfast

All big breakfasts include toast, home fries and one drink

  • Peameal bacon with two eggs
  • One sausage with two eggs
  • Western omelet with three eggs
  • Veggie omelet with three eggs
  • Cheese omelet with three eggs
  • Ham and cheese omelet with three eggs

Specialty sandwich

  • Toasted western sandwich with two eggs
  • Grilled cheese
  • French toast (three slices) with fresh berries
  • Peameal bacon sandwich
  • Sausage on a bun
  • Chevaps with mash potatoes, gravy and sauerkraut
  • Pierogies (seven) with sour cream, sautéed onions and bacon bits
  • Cabbage rolls (three) with mashed potatoes, gravy and sauerkraut
  • Schnitzel (pork or chicken) with mashed potatoes, gravy and sauerkraut
  • Goulash with sauerkraut and mashed potatoes

Soup and salad are also available.

The Apple Fritter

Apple fritters

  • Individual
  • Half dozen (six)
  • Dozen (12)

Fresh cut fries

  • Small
  • Large
  • Add gravy, cheese or sour cream

Poutine

  • Medium
  • Large

Langosh (beaver tail)

  • Plain
  • With cinnamon sugar
  • With strawberry jam, cheese or Nutella
  • With cheese and sour cream

Our specialty

  • One fritter with ice cream
  • Two fritters with ice cream and maple syrup
  • Three fritters with maple syrup and caramel sauce
  • Four fritters with ice cream and caramel sauce

Lunch favourites

  • Small Greek salad
  • Large Greek salad
  • Chicken strips (four) and fries
  • Fish & chips (2 pieces)

Drinks

  • Can of pop
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