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Blackhorn Dining Room

$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Scarborough
Canadian, Steakhouse
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251 Ellesmere Rd, Toronto, Ontario M1R 4E4, Canada
+1 416-449-2841
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Today
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun 16:30 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:30
Sat 16:30 - 23:00
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Bailieboro, Canada
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

last evening we were invited here to celebrate my sisters birthday.....from the moment i walked in ..i knew this was an establishment with a reputation ,,,,the cozy ambiance,,,,the welcoming staff.....i was impressed......the server was first rate....attentive....informative and efficient....the owner was always around watching diners progress,,,,,,it is evident they care deeply about the customer experience......the fare was amazingly perfect......i felt it... More 

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Thank trip3530425
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Wholesome well cooked food. Staff very attentive. Decor is old-fashioned and dark but clean. Good food at a very reasonable price.

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Thank Catrina W
Toronto, Canada
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232 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016

The decor is frozen in time, several decades ago and the service was verging on surly. However, we enjoyed the food here and would return for the quality and value. A word of warning; the servings are large. We had an order of garlic bread and bruschetta, shared one appetizer and had two mains. It was more food than we... More 

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Thank LittleIgor
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent! Service is good, hospitality even better. Amazing food with such attention to details. Great steaks and daily specials. Sauces and gravies are top notch. Best appetizers ever. We have been going for 22 years!!! We love it and have told others about it who also love it. It is always our goto choice when we are going out. The... More 

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Thank Kimberly R
Toronto
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Our first time back in many years. Like many of these types for places in Scarborough, it is very dated. I had the Steak Special. Did not know it was covered in gravy. I am funny about that. I want to see my steak and always assume the gravy is hiding something. Hubby liked everything but then he usually does.... More 

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Thank Teresa J
Toronto, Canada
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

My wife and I went to the Blackhorn for lunch, a first time. She had steak that was tasty and perfectly cooked, and I had the schnitzel, again perfectly cooked, and correct schnitzel size. The service was very good.

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Thank Happy4270
Oakville
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63 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

This was my first time here and was a special birthday party. We were a group of ten people. The table was all preset perfectly. Waitress was attentive and took care of us immediately. Service was perfect. Water service then drinks then order the food and timing was everything. My wife and I had the chicken souvlaki others had seafood,... More 

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Thank Rockon99
Toronto, Canada
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54 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

I can remember eating ribs here as a child with my parents and my sister in the early 70's. Fast forward 45 years, I was back for a rack of ribs to see if my memory still held true after all those years. I have such fond memories of this place as a child. Every time the Blackhorn was mentioned... More 

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1 Thank TRLord
Toronto, Canada
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2016

No need to go downtown for a great steak! Steaks were delicious cooked exactly as requested. Waitstaff very attentive, family run, relaxed vibe will definitely go back

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2 Thank mamajo118
Toronto, Canada
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 February 2016

Our meal of the pork medallions with port wine sauce and the blue cheese peppercorn steak was excellent. The portions were generous and the meat and vegetables were delicious. it was hard to see how the preparation and presentation of the meal could be improved upon. The service was attentive, but relaxed and although it was a busy night, we... More 

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Thank Peggy C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Canadian, Steakhouse
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
16:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:30
Thursday
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:30
Friday
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:30
Saturday
16:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 251 Ellesmere Rd, Toronto, Ontario M1R 4E4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Scarborough
  • Neighbourhood: Scarborough
  • Phone Number: +1 416-449-2841

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Scarborough

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Scarborough
Situated astride Lake Ontario, Scarborough is a district heavily influenced by immigration. With a number of low-rent shopping and dining options making it a highly affordable part of town, and boasting one of Toronto's largest shopping malls, the otherwise green suburban neighborhood is a good place to go for bargains and discounts. It also draws in photographers. The spires, archways, and cavernous rooms of the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Palace are filled with breathtaking art, architecture, and detailed reliefs – it’s like entering a different world, The ruins of columns and installation art at the Guild Inn makes a free-for-all exploration site, while the big-name draw for young photographers is the menagerie at the Toronto Zoo. While many visitors shirk Scarborough as too suburban, its houses are some of Toronto's most mystical and haunting architectural beauties. And for adventure lovers, it has river-rafting and some unique hiking trails.
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