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Palmerston Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Canadian, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Palmerston Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has a great menu, especially for vegetarians. I commend them for making everything fresh and from scratch. The ingredients are well-sourced. The meat and fish dishes are few (which i attribute to that fact.) I liked the stuffed squash blossoms and leek pappardelle...More

Thank Mi55hi55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was second visit, first outdoors. Happened by and got a table without waiting. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff. Regular and vegetarian menus overlap with some items, obviously, but nice that there are 2 separate menus. Food is creative and visually appealing. Very much the...More

Thank Kulbi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We made reservations on line for 8:45....took a Lyft over Got there about 15 min early and found out they had given away our reservation. No matter,..it wasn't busy and they found us other seating Small menu...good choices...very nice waitress Weird presentation of the salad...The...More

Thank Amanda L
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Just an absolute gem of a find in Little Italy. Great ambiance, great location, great service and fantastic food! They went out of their way to accommodate food sensitivities at my table too. I'd highly recommend a visit for small to mid sized groups.

Thank Ken G
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Cancelled plans led us out to College last week with the hopes that some place would take us walk-in. Though Woodlot was fully booked (as it is), we managed to snag a last-minute cancellation - and were so glad! We have a firm sharing policy...More

Thank zarielcreative
Reviewed 21 April 2018

My wife and I went there for dinner last week. This was so highly reviewed we anticipated a great dining experience. Service was excellent, appetizers were amazing so we were off to a great start. Unfortunately the main dishes were underwhelming. Shrimp dish just not...More

Thank ski_guy_10
Reviewed 26 March 2018

This is an exceptional restaurant in every way. The food was excellent and the service was amazing. The server was knowledgeable, attentive and friendly. Everything she recommended including wine went perfectly together. The menu is unique and interesting. It was a great experience and more...More

Thank M M
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

I like this restaurant, very nice place and very good service. But I ordered shrimp pasta but soooooo salty haha. But they have very delicious desserts 🍮 yep 👍 Anyway I like this place .

Thank 20,130,124
Reviewed 25 January 2018

Went to Woodlot with friends for a Saturday night dinner. Its safe to say we all enjoyed the vibe, very energetic with a relaxed service style. The service was very good, I say relaxed because our server was fun and friendly. Overall the value was...More

Thank Jason R
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Last minute walk-in where we sat at the bar. Great place to grab food before heading on to Bar Raval around the corner for cocktails and amazing architecture. Bartender was excellent in helping us select dishes and wine. The Gougeres were excellent - a savoury...More

Thank Zach H
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arm-in-arm heading to their favorite wine or pasta
spot. Cafes spill onto the wide sidewalks, pool
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Valerie B
15 April 2017|
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Response from pickascreennamepicka | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall see any children's menu. The simple answer is to call the restaurant. This is not a family spot in my view and not appropriate for children, in any event.
25 October 2015|
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Response from AM-AM-Travellers | Reviewed this property |
We were smart casual, we saw some people there celebration an occasion so they were dressed up abit more, but also saw some friends hanging out who were dressed casual.... so anything goes to be honest. Its a quirky lil... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Palmerston Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Public Transportation: We are located at College St and Palmerston Ave
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Little Italy
  • Neighbourhood: Little Italy
  • Phone Number: 647-342-6307
  • E-mail
Woodlot Restaurant offers honest and simple handmade cuisine.
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