New Restaurant Reviews

Review: At King West’s Wilbur Mexicana, grilled veggies are the way to go Review: At King West’s Wilbur Mexicana, grilled veggies are the way to go

Wilbur Mexicana 552 King St. W., 416-792-1878 Wilbur Mexicana 552 King St. W., 416-792-1878 We’ve updated our star ratings system since this article was first published. Read more about the change here, and find the up-to-date rating in our restaurant listings. Somewhere on the spectrum between Mexican fast food chains and hipster taco joints is… Read more »

Review: Parlor Foods and Co. serves Canadiana (and oddly delicious cheddar ice c... Review: Parlor Foods and Co. serves Canadiana (and oddly delicious cheddar ice cream) on King West

Parlor Foods and Co. 333 King St. W., 416-596-0004 Parlor Foods and Co. 333 King St. W., 416-596-0004 We’ve updated our star ratings system since this article was first published. Read more about the change here, and find the up-to-date rating in our restaurant listings. Barnboard and burlap give Parlor a cottagey feel. On the… Read more »

Review: Nana serves fiery Thai food stall dishes to Queen West heat-seekers Review: Nana serves fiery Thai food stall dishes to Queen West heat-seekers

Nana 785 Queen St. W., 647-352-5773 Nana 785 Queen St. W., 647-352-5773 We’ve updated our star ratings system since this article was first published. Read more about the change here, and find the up-to-date rating in our restaurant listings. Of the many new wave Thai places to open in the last year, this diminutive spot,… Read more »

Review: Città makes for a fun CityPlace hangout, but don’t expect top-not... Review: Città makes for a fun CityPlace hangout, but don’t expect top-notch Italian

Città 92 Fort York Blvd., 416-623-9662 Città 92 Fort York Blvd., 416-623-9662 We’ve updated our star ratings system since this article was first published. Read more about the change here, and find the up-to-date rating in our restaurant listings. The new casual Italian restaurant in CityPlace’s condo village is the latest project from Toronto’s resto-lounge… Read more »

Review: Ovest serves delicate, rustic Italian dishes to the King West crowd Review: Ovest serves delicate, rustic Italian dishes to the King West crowd

Ovest ½ 788 King St. W., 416-214-6161 Ovest ½ 788 King St. W., 416-214-6161 We’ve updated our star ratings system since this article was first published. Read more about the change here, and find the up-to-date rating in our restaurant listings. The rustic-meets-industrial decor of this new, massive King West spot will be familiar to… Read more »

Review: Bar Fancy, Jonathan Poon’s new snack bar on Queen West, is an easy win Review: Bar Fancy, Jonathan Poon’s new snack bar on Queen West, is an easy win

Bar Fancy 1070 Queen St. W., 416-546-1416 Bar Fancy 1070 Queen St. W., 416-546-1416 We’ve updated our star ratings system since this article was first published. Read more about the change here, and find the up-to-date rating in our restaurant listings. With Chantecler, Jonathan Poon proved he could make an ambitious restaurant work in down-and-out… Read more »

Review: Dandylion brings intricate, Scandinavian-influenced dishes to Queen West Review: Dandylion brings intricate, Scandinavian-influenced dishes to Queen West

Dandylion ½ 1198 Queen St. W., 647-464-9100 Dandylion ½ 1198 Queen St. W., 647-464-9100 We’ve updated our star ratings system since this article was first published. Read more about the change here, and find the up-to-date rating in our restaurant listings. Jay Carter spent a decade cooking under Susur and two years as exec chef… Read more »

Review: Yunaghi, the Japanese bistro at Harbord and Manning, is unusual but rewa... Review: Yunaghi, the Japanese bistro at Harbord and Manning, is unusual but rewarding

Yunaghi ½ 538 Manning Ave., 416-588-7862 Yunaghi ½ 538 Manning Ave., 416-588-7862 We’ve updated our star ratings system since this article was first published. Read more about the change here, and find the up-to-date rating in our restaurant listings. Before opening this peculiar but ultimately rewarding Japanese bistro, the chef Tetsuya Shimizu spent 12 years… Read more »

Review: Nuit Social is a slice of civilized heaven on West Queen West Review: Nuit Social is a slice of civilized heaven on West Queen West

Nuit Social 1168 Queen St. W., 647-350-6848 Nuit Social 1168 Queen St. W., 647-350-6848 We’ve updated our star ratings system since this article was first published. Read more about the change here, and find the up-to-date rating in our restaurant listings. The strip of Queen West between Ossington and Dufferin has always needed a grown-up… Read more »

Review: Mr. Flamingo has tons of cool cred (and pretty great food) Review: Mr. Flamingo has tons of cool cred (and pretty great food)

Mr. Flamingo 1265 Dundas St. W., 647-351-1100 Mr. Flamingo 1265 Dundas St. W., 647-351-1100 We’ve updated our star ratings system since this article was first published. Read more about the change here, and find the up-to-date rating in our restaurant listings. The staff at the new 34-seat restaurant on the corner of Dundas West is… Read more »

Review: Nodo, the Junction’s new red-sauce restaurant, serves crowd-pleasi... Review: Nodo, the Junction’s new red-sauce restaurant, serves crowd-pleasing (if unrefined) classics

Nodo 2885 Dundas St. W., 416-901-1559 Nodo 2885 Dundas St. W., 416-901-1559 We’ve updated our star ratings system since this article was first published. Read more about the change here, and find the up-to-date rating in our restaurant listings. Across from the Indie Ale House microbrewery and beside Cantina’s taco party, comes a solid new… Read more »

Review: The fusion cooking at Patois is bold, ambitious and strangely satisfying Review: The fusion cooking at Patois is bold, ambitious and strangely satisfying

Patois ½ 794 Dundas St. W., 647-350-8999 Patois ½ 794 Dundas St. W., 647-350-8999 We’ve updated our star ratings system since this article was first published. Read more about the change here, and find the up-to-date rating in our restaurant listings. The latest fusion to hit the Toronto dining scene is Asian-Caribbean, courtesy of chef… Read more »

Review: Thoroughbred on Richmond Street West is an excellent post-work party spo... Review: Thoroughbred on Richmond Street West is an excellent post-work party spot

Thoroughbred 304 Richmond St. W., 416-551-9221 Thoroughbred 304 Richmond St. W., 416-551-9221 We’ve updated our star ratings system since this article was first published. Read more about the change here, and find the up-to-date rating in our restaurant listings. The DJ’s electro-indie-pop thrums and the well-crafted cocktails go down far too easy at this quintessential… Read more »

Review: Leslieville’s Eastside Social may be the perfect neighbourhood local Review: Leslieville’s Eastside Social may be the perfect neighbourhood local

Eastside Social ½ 1008 Queen St. E., 416-461-5663 Eastside Social ½ 1008 Queen St. E., 416-461-5663 We’ve updated our star ratings system since this article was first published. Read more about the change here, and find the up-to-date rating in our restaurant listings. The ideal neighbourhood local—not too crowded, not too noisy, just-right prices—can be… Read more »

Review: Colette Grand Café is expensive, conservative and mostly good Review: Colette Grand Café is expensive, conservative and mostly good

Colette Grand Café ½ 550 Wellington St. W., 647-348-7000 Colette Grand Café ½ 550 Wellington St. W., 647-348-7000 We’ve updated our star ratings system since this article was first published. Read more about the change here, and find the up-to-date rating in our restaurant listings. The new restaurant in the Thompson Hotel is ultra-polished and… Read more »