Nick & Nat’s

Uptown 21

  21 King St N., Waterloo

Tues-Sat: Open from 5pm

Sun-Mon: Closed

Tuesdays: All You Can Eat Tapas

Wednesdays and Thursdays: #BelowTheBar

Fridays: Brown Bag Fridays



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What we do…

Enjoy our new menu full of small plates and shareable items inspired by seasonal local ingredients, a true reflection of what is happening around us in this great region. Owned and operated by husband and wife team Nick and Nat, the restaurant opened in 2008 and has been part of the culinary guide “Where to eat in Canada” for 6 consecutive years. Nick & Nat’s Uptown 21 believes in honest food, using the best and freshest ingredients. We strive to always support our local farmers, local wine & beer producers, area businesses, and community wherever possible. 

Also visit our newest restaurant Mexican inspired

For Reservations

Please contact the restaurant directly at: 519-883-1100 Please note we are a small family run restaurant and every seat counts and help us stay in business:

  • Tables of 7 people and up are subject to one check and an 18% gratuity
  • We require a credit card number to secure reservations of 10 people and over and at least 24 hours notice of cancellation. Charges will apply to the last number of confirmed guests prior to your arrival.


To accommodate the demand for more reservations on Fridays and Saturdays, we have two seatings:

1st seating

starting at 5:00 pm and every 15 minutes up to 6:45 pm

2nd seating

starting at 8:00 pm and every 15 minutes up to 9:30 pm