About Match Eatery and Public House - Cascades
MATCH Eatery & Public House is a contemporary themed Pub offering a great sporting, and entertainment experience with the elements of comfort one might find in a British Pub. With energetic and attentive staff serving pub staples, with a local and gastro flare featuring Live Music, DJ’s and sporting events.
Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service, British
CAN$30 and under
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Dancing, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Match Eatery and Public House - Cascades Ratings and Reviews
We went for an early Anniversary dinner. ...
We went for an early Anniversary dinner. Seating at the covered outdoor proved to be a very pleasant experience, comfortable and warm. The service was very good. Waitress and staff were attentive, pleasant and unobtrusive, but on top of things.
The food was exceptional. We had the Nachos, Calamari and French Onion Soup. The Nachos and Calamari were unique. The Nachos were excellent with cheese throughout, not just thrown on top, and the chips had a tortilla under them which caught the cheese usually stuck to the plate. We have never seen that before and it is an excellent idea.
The Calamari was perfect. Lightly pan fried then coated with a great crust. I think they are the best Calamari I have ever encountered - tender and very tasty.
The soup was a good French Onion soup, but not the highlight.
An unexpected (complimentary) dessert arrived. A sweet Caramel cake on a plate upon which the staff had written "Happy Anniversary". This was the cap on an excellent dinner.
Thanks Match, we will certainly be back.
Outdoor covered deck is the place to enj ...
Outdoor covered deck is the place to enjoy this restaurant. The inside is very dark, as it is in the casino. My beef sliders were the best tasting beef I've ever had. My friends salmon burger was excellent as well. TVs on with sports but not noisy. Booths very comfy. Some occasional car noise, as the deck near the parking lot. You would not notice this, as there's shrubbery surrounding the deck. Really enjoyed our experience.
We had reservations (strongly recommende ...
We had reservations (strongly recommended) as we also had tickets for the Roy Orbison tribute performance in the casino.
After being told no booths were available, we entered past a long line of non-reservation guest and were taken to an area where tables were crowded together.
Our table was right under a ceiling air conditioning vent, and Sharon was very cold. We asked if there was another table, and to our surprise we were taken to an unoccupied booth.
This is what we originally wanted and it was perfect.
Our waitress arrived quickly and was very friendly. Good wine list. Our meals arrived quickly and hot. Both were delicious. Prices very reasonable.
While we were there because of a casino event, we enjoyed "Match" enough to come back again for dining only. (but will insist on a booth)
Good food but the service was so/so
I had booked a reservation through Open Table for Mothers Day Brunch. I have never had any problems booking reservations through Open Table, but upon arrival to Match they notified us they lost our reservation. Thankfully I had a confirmation email and it wasn't busy so they were able to seat us.
The Staff were friendly and the food very tasty and reasonably priced. However, the service wasn't very good and it wasn't particularly busy (even for Mother's Day, only half the tables were occupied and it was just after Noon). It took 15 minutes for our drinks to come and nearly 50 minutes for our food, and our server brought our appetizer AND meals together. The appetizer had clearly been sitting under a heat lamp for awhile. He got our orders wrong (but we didn't complain) and we had to catch him as he took our empty drinks away so we could order another, or we feared we might not see him again. To be fair, I believe he was new, and we didn't want to make a fuss and ruin his day, but maybe Mother's Day wasn't the best day to have him take a section to himself. It could also have been the kitchen's fault as others were complaining about the speed of service as well.
I hate to give a bad review, and Match was a great atmosphere, very friendly front staff and hostesses, food was good and who doesn't love the location next to the casino, but I just wish service had been a little more speedier. We may be back just to give it another chance since we enjoy the casino and we really want to like the place.
***More than one TV showing Keno would be great too!***
Mother's Day brunch
Took my Mom here for brunch to celebrate Mother's Day. We were a group of 6 ranging from age 8-68. They had a great brunch menu, and were very accommodating. It was extremely reasonable, and almost unheard of value at 92.00 for all 6 of us including 4 mimosas, tax and tip! Great patio, too, covered so you are shaded with a breeze. Also convenient located at the casino, if you like that. We will be back!
Decent food. Some good happy hour prices on food and drink. Located inside casino so good if you like to gamble. Our experience would have been better if we weren't at the table (we reserved days ahead) next to the washroom entrance and where the staff like to congregate. I would go again now I know which table to reserve.
We were celebrating a 75th Birthday!
There was 9 of us ladies celebrating a 75th birthday, each of us had something different, and everyone said the food was delicious, our waitress was very friendly, and did a great job, I'm on a diet so I had a salad with chicken breast, another had thin crust pizza, she said it was the best she ever had, another had a salmon burger, she said it was great, another had beef dip, she loved it, lettuce wraps were great, sandwiches were wonderful. The atmosphere was great! We had a lovely time.
Friday Night Fun
Friday night at Match Eatery is the beginning of a very enjoyable evening with friends. The waitress are friendly and helpful. The wine list offers a good variety of red & white. The atmosphere was alive and happening. The menu has something for every foodie and appetite size. Again recommendations by staff worked out well for us. Really nice that there was no pressure to eat & drink up so they could fill the table. After an enjoyable meal its off to the Lounge to listen to the band and dance our feet off.
The first phone call should have been a clue that I may regret my experience. I called two weeks before my luncheon for a reservation. The woman took my name and number and said someone would call me back. No one called. So I booked a table for 10 on line.
The day of the luncheon- I received a phone call from The Match, 50 minutes prior our reservation, asking if my reservation for 20 was still on. I told the woman that I only booked for 10.
When our party arrived at our reserved tome, the table was not ready. They pulled three tables together while we waited right by the kitchen. The waitress was rude. She made mistakes with our order and was generally unpleasant throughout our meal. She completely forgot one order.
It was a very disappointing lunch out for our party and we will not be returning.
Not only has The Match lost any return of our party of 10, within one hour I told 4 other people who asked how poor our lunch was.
going here to celebrate my 24th birthday ...
going here to celebrate my 24th birthday was awesome! it was crazy hot out though so we almost melted on the patio but that's alright, we did request it. just would have been nice to have been put at a table in the shade. food was was great, everyone
loved it (the Brie! yum!) & the drinks are good but crazy pricey..
would still return especially for happy hour!
Great food, energetic scene and good prices!
Overall, we had a great time! We were there to take in the Elvis Elite show, so we arrived early for snacvks and beverages and went back after the show for nightcaps. Food and drinks were consistent, but the service was not. Our 2nd server (after 10 pm) made us feel like we were bothering her by being there versus our earlier experience of feeling welcome and appreciated by the hostess Amber and our server Lindsay, they were both AMAZING!
Great Happy Hour
A great Happy Hour with good food, drinks and cost. Beats a lot of competitors Happy Hour events in food, beverage and cost. There is an inside and outside patio. I like the ambiance and great service. It is very active with the Casino attached. Unless travelling, I typically, do not get excited about Happy Hours, but I have been back twice in two weeks. Each time coming with different people. As I chat with others about Match Eatery, I am surprised how many people have heard good things but not gone yet. I would certainly, try their off Happy Hour menu, as well, it looks good and priced competitively. I recommend Match Eatery for the food, service and Happy Hour.
Beautiful afternoon at Match
I had the privilege of dinning at Match on a Sunny Sunday afternoon. The weather was great so we were able to eat outside on the covered patio. We came in the late afternoon so it was fairly quite. Service and food were very good and quite reasonable. It would be interesting to stop back there in the evening time to see how the ambiance changes. Looking forward to eating here again.
Good service, fresh food
The service was excellent. We were greeted promptly, and sat immediately. Staff were very pleasant and professional. Menu for lunch was varied, with a plethora of options. Salad greens were very fresh. The presentation was very nice. The outdoor patio looked inviting, with a fireplace. Indoor seating was a choice of tables and booths. Pleasant dining experience.
patio opens too late
I have two small complaints. One is that the patio opens way too late we went last Saturday and the weather was gorgeous we got there at 330 and I had made a reso online asking for the patio but I was told the patio didn't open til 5. Thought it was weird since that's the part of a nice day you want the patio open for. We watched them turn away groups of sun goers. The other is just that happy hour no longer includes appies.
The server was great. And when we finally did get outside we loved the atmosphere out there.
One more quick side note...If you are going to change something on the menu please let your guests know. Your wings now come with sesame seeds on them which they didn't before and I'm fatally allergic to them.
Our reservation was for 7:15PM. We arrived at 7:10PM and waited 30 minutes to be seated. Extremely loud and dark. My dish was good, but the others in our party didn't enjoy theirs as much. Don't order the nachos, just trust me. The server put a plate on the nachos that were left before asking the entire table if they were finished. We were sharing several appies.
The Washrooms were confusing and lacked the privacy I want when using the ladies room.
Chances of us going back........slim to none.
The food was great! Service lacked.
In fairness there was 9 of us, but 40 mins to get a drink, was a little long. We had a round of shots, asked for salt. (Tequila shots) waited 20 mins, and server brought us pepper. There were a few follies like that, and we started ordering 2 drinks at once, in hopes that they would last long enough until the server returned.
It was busy, and we would come again - perhaps on busy nights you might get a couple of extra servers?
Go here if you've got a lot of time to kill
The restaurant wasn't part busy, but it still took the server about 15 minutes to acknowledge us. She the. Just asked us if we were ready to order without even asking how we were doing. We didn't get the dine out menus and then had to wait again for those and once they were delivered the server disappeared again. She finally took our drink order and we then had to wait a really long time for drinks. The food was okay, not bad, but not great.
Not impressed with the service
A reservation was made through open table for Saturday January 3, 2015. We called half an hour before our set time to confirm. When we showed up we were told they were full and would not be able to accommodate our reservation. The hostess and a man (possibly a manager) advised us that they were not expecting to be as busy as they were but there was a UFC fight and they had had a bunch of walk ins from the casino. Ok but why would they not have held our table for us?? The hostess was apologetic and was trying to problem solve, but the manager did not really seem to care at all and was basically telling us we would need to go elsewhere. Given it was a Saturday night at 7:45 other establishments would likely be full.
Thankfully the hostess was able to come up with a plan and brought a table in from the patio for us and as soon as we were seated a table opened up for us.
Overall the atmosphere, food and drinks were good, but the service, other than the hostess, was not good. Our server was alright, but it took awhile for her to bring us our drinks and refill our waters.
Christmas Day Dinner
It was the only restaurant open on Christmas Day, but it turned out to be a wonderful dinner. Food and service was the best you could want. It is a public house and is connected with the casino, but we were able to sit at tables away from that noise, in an area that had Christmas music playing. Food alone is worth a return visit.
My husband and I came to match eatery with some friends. We got seated right away. The server was really friendly and knowledgeable. I accidentally order the wrong drink. She had it remade with no hesitation even though I ordered it wrong. The food was great. Good portions and served hot. My one friend raved that it was the best beef dip he had. Over all a great experience. I would definitely come again.
Very nice place with good food.
I have found that when we first started going there, it wasn't so busy, the waitresses were awesome, friendly and attentive. Now it is so busy that I have just found them to not be as happy and friendly as before. The food is awesome. We did have a bad experience and I emailed to voice my disappointment and nobody has even acknowledged that they got my email, being that we really loved coming, the bad experience did put a bad taste and not to be acknowledged was disappointing. We have been since and the experience was much better.
My husband and I were unimpressed with the food at Match. It was bland and flavourless. The chicken wings weren't cooked properly and were not tasting good. My husbands steak sandwich was bland and dried out and my Reuben sandwich was strange tasting and didn't have the proper things on it that a Reuben should have. Compared to other food offered in the casino, we found the food at Match to be lack lustre. We would not recommend this restaurant based on the food. However, our server was excellent and deserves every accolade we can offer!!
NOT fit for king & queen!
Poor, poor service! Waited at least 15 mins with many waitresses walking by our table and eventually had to ask for service! Had to ask what happy hour specials were available and finally shown it's in the back of the main menu. Food pricy for what you get, appies are very small. Eight dollars for three tiny stuffed yorkies, very yummy though. The other appies we had were okay but nothing to write home about. Not in a hurry to go back!
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