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Urban Herbivore

#555 of 6,795 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Chinatown
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64 Oxford St, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1P1, Canada
+1 416-927-1231
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09:00 - 19:00
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Niagara Falls, Canada
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As a vegetarian, I can indulge in anything Urban Herbivore has to offer. I absolutely love the selection on their menu and seriously don't mind spending the money. Everytime I am in Toronto, I have to go here (since I am from out of town). One of the best places for vegan food and would recommend to any type of... More 

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Thank Victoria G
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

I can't speak to anything else, but I'm in love with their cupcakes. I've tried many different flavours, and they're so delicious! These cupcakes don't taste gluten-free or vegan, but they are.

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Thank Samantha H
Toronto, Canada
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is one of my favourite lunch spots. The salad options are endless! The bbq tofu is also so amazing.

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Thank Sarah Violin D
Toronto
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987 reviews
674 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 393 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

We stopped in for some stew and fresh juices, and this place is still really good. It has a nice selection of salads and mains and pastries, all vegan. Great freshly-squeezed juices. The staff is friendly and helpful, too. Prices are edging into too high though.....

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Thank MaraFromToronto
Toronto, Canada
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285 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

This was my go-to vegan treat place for their bowls, muffins and other treats but it has lost something with Its expansion to three locations and the transition to a more corporate feel. Probably the best example ad emblematic of their decline is their once-mighty muffin is now a 'muffs' a pale imitation of its former self. Tiny and flavourless... More 

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Thank Veganguy
Toronto, Canada
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

What a great place in Kensington Market to get a hardy meal.So many choices and hard to choose, but will go back and again and again. Went with a girlfriend for a tour of the market and stumble upon this place and shared the Beluga and Possum salads. We both couldn't finish our salads since the portions we're so generous.... More 

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Thank zmany
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Urban Herbivore is overwhelming...in a good way. There are so many choices and the food is so delicious, it makes it difficult to choose! The sandwich/salad combos are fresh and quick and portion sizes are large. The cupcakes are all vegan and delicious too. You really can't make a wrong decision here. Everything is plant-based. You walk away feeling satisfied,... More 

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Thank Rebecca M
Toronto, Canada
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Cafe atmosphere is deceiving. You're in for a real food treat! Huge portions, fresh ingredients, delicious experience. Perfect for a weekend brunch. Warning: you will most likely be taking your leftovers home. The portions are very generous.

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Thank DFC72
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

I was in Toronto for 5 days. Found this place on the happy cow app. Meals were served hot. Tasted fresh and delicious. Generous servings. The cupcakes are delicious. full of flavour and satisfying. Excellent service. Consistent quality. I will travel from Johannesburg to Toronto again just to dine here. We have nothing like this in south Africa.

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Thank SabitaNS
Toronto, Canada
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640 reviews
340 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 566 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Urban Herbivore is a vegan soup, salad, and juice restaurant. They offer pre-made salad options, as well as create-your-own. The salads are huge, especially when ordered to eat in. Once you don't finish, they will give you a to-go container. At times service is sporadic. If there is something you want more or less of in your salad, be sure... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$15
Cuisine
Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 19:00
Monday
09:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 19:00
Thursday
09:00 - 19:00
Friday
09:00 - 19:00
Saturday
09:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 64 Oxford St, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1P1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-927-1231

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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 Chinatown

Neighbourhood Profile
Chinatown
Toronto's main Chinatown has the honor of being the largest in North America. Gaping down across Dundas Street West and Spadina Avenue, the area is a wonderful medley of shops and restaurants, busy signs and bright red gates, a destination for foodie fun. Chinatown's streets are always bustling, packed with people and outdoor stalls hawking fresh produce and products. The restaurants and authentic marketplaces that shoulder in against each other display shining roast ducks and menus studded with dumplings and noodle bowls. The air is pervaded with music. different languages, and the smell of fried food and mouth-watering desserts. Chinatown's restaurants represent a broad range of fare, from traditional Szechuan and Shanghai foods, to other Asian delicacies, including some of the top Japanese, Vietnamese, and Korean spots in the city. Whether you're in the mood for a sit-down tea house or a bubble tea to go, Chinatown is the spot to enjoy an exciting walk and the promise of leaving satisfied.
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