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Rosedale Diner

) #512 of 6,999 Restaurants in Toronto $$ - $$$ American, Fusion,
1164 Yonge St, Toronto, Ontario M4W 2L9, Canada
+1 416-923-3122
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good31%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“duck poutine” (6 reviews)
“hummus” (7 reviews)
“fries” (17 reviews)
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American, Fusion, Canadian, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1164 Yonge St, Toronto, Ontario M4W 2L9, Canada
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Reviewed 7 May 2017

This is a local neighbourhood diner that has been around for ages - interesting choices on the menu which is definitely not the typical diner fare.

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Maybe we ordered the wrong things but we weren't impressed. Service was all right but our roasted cauliflower had an unpleasant bitter taste due to the roasting of its Moroccan spices. Even after telling the server this and discussing it with someone who appeared to...More

Thank ResidentePermanente
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Nice restaurant, we stop in for lunch very tasty and reasonable for lunch time. This was my daughter suggestion since she has eaten here several times. So my thoughts were let's try and I wasn't disappointed.

Thank Boris2552
Reviewed 22 April 2017

A great little funky spot in the heart of Toronto, with fantastic, creative food and terrific service. I think it's going to be my new 'go to' spot!

Thank JoanneEdith
Reviewed 1 April 2017

To find a restaurant still open after so many years is almost unbelivable. I have been here probably in the late 80th or early 90th and this place is still here and it was packed! We had a great duck potine (or so :-) )....More

Thank Roni O
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Cosy, easy to get to, great value and good food, Rosedale Diner is a friendly resto for a catch up lunch.

Thank Phyllis B
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Conveniently located not even a block from the Summer Hill subway station. The menu looked like a nice mix, and the food was very good. Steaks cooked properly to order and nicely seasoned. Dessert options were diverse, creative and tasty. The biggest challenge was the...More

Thank Buchans79
Reviewed 7 March 2017

My partner and I visited this diner for lunch on March 6th, while visiting Toronto for a long weeked. It was far from our hotel and the places we wanted to visit but it was highly recommended by a friend. We were not disappointed. Service...More

Thank SimonL_Mtl
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Brunch with a middle eastern theme. It was delicious. Service was OK - they were very busy at the time. Happy to accommodate us with a bigger table so we could put our newborn in her car set on a spare seat.

Thank BlondeMagpie10
Reviewed 1 March 2017

My son and I were looking for a place for lunch. We tried Rosedale as it's not too far from where he lives. We got there after 2 so it was pretty quiet. Just one other table. The restaurant is pretty small but nicely decorated...More

Thank bulajoe
Midtown is a dynamic part of Toronto with some of its
most stylish high-rise residences and heritage
buildings. The area sees busy shoppers with bag-laden
arms balancing lattes in paper cups as they travel
from one luxury brand to the next, taking advantage of
the proximity of high-end shops. The reflecting pools,
jogging trails, and nature treks of the Rosehill
Revision are always a hub of outdoor activity, and
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1164 Yonge St, Toronto, Ontario M4W 2L9, Canada
    (South of Summerhill)
  • Public Transportation: We are located on Yonge Street, just south of the Summerhill Subway station, but the walk up from Rosedale is not too far.
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-923-3122
  • E-mail
Kicking around midtown since 1978, The Rosedale Diner has earned its status as one of Toronto's most iconic restaurants. Famous for its Bohemian style and Israeli flair, it serves lunch on weekdays, brunch on weekends, and dinner every evening from 5:00pm - 10:00pm.
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