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Barnsteiner's

$$ - $$$German, European,
1 Balmoral Ave, Toronto, Ontario M4V 3B9, Canada
+1 416-515-0551
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“venison steak” (11 reviews)
“cornish hen” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
German, European, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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1 Balmoral Ave, Toronto, Ontario M4V 3B9, Canada
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1 - 10 of 116 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent salad, excellent veal scallopini and amazing dessert. Best meal I’ve had outside in a long time. Seemed to have a lot of regulars and that was obvious as my server favoured them.

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dined in their private room and we were a group of about 20. They had a fixed menu with choices of an appetizer, a main and dessert. I had the roasted cauliflower appetizer. It was bland and overcooked. The steak ordered medium was lumpy...More

Thank TorontoMusicman
Reviewed 22 April 2018

Busy place, a bit noisy and crowded but service and food was good. I had the "Live it up" salad ($14.50), venison stew ($26.00) and homemade frites with truffle aioli ($7.00), all good. The venison stew was flavourful and very tender, something you don't always...More

Thank Brent R
Reviewed 10 April 2018

A few weeks ago I had their special which was a wonderful Venison Stew in a very rich sauce. My father was a hunter and I was raised with Venison on the table regularly and I was pleasantly surprised at how tender this dish was....More

Thank tedb548
Reviewed 9 April 2018

I live in the area and have been here a number of times and each visit is a hit or miss with the food or the service or the table they give you (regardless of calling weeks in advance to get a good table) ......More

Thank Darin B
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

The entrees and appetizers we ordered were excellent with generous portions. Service was great, and menu selection had something for everyone (salads, seafood, steak, other grilled, burger, pasta selection) - except there was no kids' menu or portions sizes presented as an option, thereby unnecessarily...More

Thank credible_one
Reviewed 20 March 2018

Female owner is extremely rude / offensive and its quite a boggle how she has remained in hospitality for so long. I've had the last 2 reviews written about the same incident deleted so I won't go into detail (both tastefully worded and should not...More

Thank don j
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

The location and decor are great. But we were disappointed with the food and the service. Food: 2 of my friends got the mac and cheese with barely any cheese, and another friend got the Simple Penne which was flavourless. I got The Mix salad...More

Thank Gen L
Reviewed 10 February 2018

With a reservation, we waited a half hour past the reservation time in the entranceway of this restaurant and witnessed any number of people come in after us and get seated before us. We mentioned the problem politely to the two people at the entrance...More

2  Thank michaelO4779VR
Reviewed 9 February 2018

First time at this restaurant; followed the very affordable Winterlicious prix fixe menu. Excellent menu choices; delicious food; good portions; efficient and friendly service; congenial community atmosphere. A pleasure to dine here; will return.

1  Thank Z1854TEgeorgeh
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Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Balmoral Ave, Toronto, Ontario M4V 3B9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-515-0551
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