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Casa Abril Em Portugal

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475 Oakwood Ave, Toronto, Ontario M6E 2W4, Canada
+1 416-654-9696
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11:00 - 00:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We visited with 7 people and George the manager took care of us. Apps: chorizo sausage, clams and oyster. Main we had a family style seafood platter with lobster crab shrimp sea bass and George brought sardines as well as home made chips with brocolli and carrots and rice. All great wholesome food seasoned perfectly Will return without a doubt.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

Went to this place last night and it was such a horrible experience...everything that was served, from the appies to the dessert was extremely salty and pre frozen food...totally embarrassing to them, to us as a group of 15+ and to Portuguese cuisine. To give you an idea the mushrooms that came with the steak (prefrozen btw as well as... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

We went for a birthday celebration; the service was good, the food was nice (I suppose I could see what another diner mentioned here about it being a bit salty, but I like salt!)... I had the squid entree and I really enjoyed it. The seafood offerings were very impressive - my husband's mixed shellfish included lobster, crab, shrimp and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2016

Don't know what all the bad reviews are all about. I have been going for years and they even catered our wedding and did a midnight table for the history books. They have given me and my wife free bottles of wine, champagne and even a meal on the house for our first year anniversary. Our food was always amazing... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2015

This restaurant is absolutely horrible. The food is EXTREMELY salty. I was with a large party and each of our meals was full of salt, making the dishes inedible. When we explained/complained to the server, the server did not apologize or reply, and proceeded to walk away from the table without a word. In addition, when we asked to split... More 

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1 Thank Chantel Nicole B
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2015

Last evening my family went to dine at this so-called Portuguese restaurant and it was the worst experience we have ever had. The food was extremely SALTY and not fresh. Every single dish our party of 8 ordered was horrible and basically boiled with salt on it. The service was unprofessional, not friendly and uncooperative. They would not separate our... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

Food was salty and basically inedible. Food was pricy and portions were small. Atmosphere was loud and noisy, we couldn't even hear ourselves think let alone speak to one another. The service was lackluster. This restaurant is not worth your time or money. Please explore other options for authetic Portuguese cuisine.

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1 Thank aksmdjxnsk
Toronto, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2015

Wish I could rate lower. Recent party there embarrassing. Small portions and even served on paper plates. There was only one wine cup and fork and knife for the whole night and management there not co-operative. Despite all that, they still charged more then $100 a person. They were dis-honest and give all portuguese places a bad name... STAY AWAY!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2014

Excellent complimentary olives,cheese and portuguese rolls Delicious cress and rice soup Abundant and tasty seafood rice dish Delicate flan & espresso=18.99$ a bargain Brazilian guitarist singing live

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2010

Husband and I had lunch yesterday for the first time at this restaurant. We had the Portuguese steak, fries and egg and it was great. We will definately come back and we have already mentioned the restaurants to friends. Very pleased.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, European, Portuguese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 475 Oakwood Ave, Toronto, Ontario M6E 2W4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > York-Crosstown
  • Neighbourhood: York-Crosstown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-654-9696

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

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York-Crosstown
York-Crosstown is a sleepy area of Toronto dotted gorgeously with hills and farmland, stately homes and parks. An affluent district in parts, the stately houses at Baby Point along Jane Street are especially breathtaking, and make for a lovely wander on a clear day. Parks are bountiful in York-Crosstown, which makes it a vibrant area for outdoor play and sports, providing a break from the hustle of Toronto's busy, jam-packed city center. For a little spice after a walk in the park, the Little Jamaica area of York sports cheap, authentic food from the Caribbean. This area is restful and more orientated towards outdoor activity and the exploration of nature.
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