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Brownstone Bistro

$$ - $$$Italian, ,
603 Yonge St, Toronto, Ontario M4Y 1Z5, Canada
+1 416-920-6288
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
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Italian, Bar, Canadian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
603 Yonge St, Toronto, Ontario M4Y 1Z5, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to this restaurant twice in the past two weeks. Once on a weekend and again on a weeknight. We were well taken care of by the servers and the food was very well presented and delicious. The four of us all had...More

Thank djsteele2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What should have been a nice meal was ruined by sloppy preparation and poor handling. The quesadilla was lacking cheese, all bunched up in the centre with no filling in spots. The pico de gallo was stale, had been frozen, and the chop was far...More

Thank alrak56
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For a restaurant that has a pretty good rating this was one of the worst experiences i've had. So much so that I decided to write my first review! The service was terrible and caused us to be late for our show up the street....More

Thank Mia K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Being from the area we thought we would try Brownstone as a possible new local restaurant. Let me say it was a one and done experience. We went in a little later in the evening after the dinner rush and were served by a gentleman...More

Thank Jason W
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

After a show at the CAA Theatre (formerly the Panasonic Theatre) we were looking for nice restaurant to cap of a great show at the CAA Theatre (Million Dollar Quartet - Great show btw). Boy, did we luck out. We were warmly greeted by the...More

2  Thank Gary C
Reviewed 13 December 2017

Last evening (Dec. 12), two of my friends and I arrived at Brownstone Bistro a little after 6 p.m. We were in Toronto to attend a performance of Million Dollar Quartet, just up the street on Yonge. We had walked up from Dundas Square and...More

Thank katheliz12
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Me and my friend were attending a concert at Koerner Hall and were looking for a place to have a drink before it. We walked all for about 25 min with no luck until we saw this place across the street. It was very welcoming...More

1  Thank LenaPoly
Reviewed 14 November 2017

We visited this spot just for apps and were not disappointed. This place is very accessible; we had our son in the stroller and had no problem getting in and finding a comfortable spot. All of the staff were very friendly and attentive. The food...More

Thank Antonia S
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Delicious food with a view of Yonge St. If you get the chance get the table for 4 by the window, as it is a fantastic place to people watch. The staff were kind, helpful and polite. I hate it when I leave a restaurant...More

1  Thank donaldjohn4
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

We visited this restaurant during the summerLicious Festival, The staff are friendly, they have a nice patio but unfortunately it faces a big construction site so it was very loud and uncomfortable... The food is Italian influenced, it’s reasonably priced and the portions are decent...More

1  Thank Cezar B
At the heart of Toronto, Downtown is the destination
for cheap eats and fast fashion. Cut through by hip
and trendy Yonge Street, the vibe here is young, with
a strong student influence from the Ryerson University
Campus. As a result, the Downtown area is always in
flux: undergoing the construction of new facilities,
with fresh retail spaces and pop-up cafes. Home to
Toronto's largest indoor shopping mall, a number of
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Jude D
16 February 2016|
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Response from MrB66 | Reviewed this property |
We did not stay to find out. We were standing in line for 10-15 minutes. No one from "front of house" even acknowledged us or anyone else in line. We did not stay. We will not return
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 603 Yonge St, Toronto, Ontario M4Y 1Z5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-920-6288
  • E-mail
Family owned Italian/Continental fusion restaurant. We have been a staple in the Yonge and Wellesley community for the past 13 years. Just recently we underwent a major renovation courtesy of the TV show Restaurant Takover on the Food Network. Ambiance is elegant and classy without being pretentious or stuck up. Our exceptionally-trained staff provide our guests with fast and efficient service while ensuring they feel relaxed and comfortable, never rushed. But most importantly, they make sure our guests feel welcome in our home.
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