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Sambucas On Church

489 Church St, Toronto, Ontario M4Y 2C6, Canada
+1 416-966-3241
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“mussels” (12 reviews)
“tiramisu” (10 reviews)
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11:00 - 23:00All hours
Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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489 Church St, Toronto, Ontario M4Y 2C6, Canada
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1 - 10 of 114 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service - really couldn't fault it. Pasta tasty. Good value for money. Would come back again if in town. Would recommend.

Thank Rebecca T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here just last week for summerlicious lunch. Place was not super busy but service was just so so, not the best. Waiters seem very busy, not that patient or friendly. It doesn't seem organized to in terms of how the staff work is coordinated....More

1  Thank Love2Travel4Ever2088
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I make a point of going to this restaurant when in Toronto. We did so again during our last visit two weeks ago. The night of our reservation Toronto had a brief sudden rainstorm. On the way to the restaurant we got...More

Thank Travellingtheworld1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sambuca's offers a varied menu; friendly, attentive service; and a reasonably-priced tasty meal. I had the pear salad with the grilled chicken add-on while my companions chose the burger and the filet. The summerlicious menu is a great deal—3 courses for $28 CAD with many...More

Thank luvglobetrottin
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Great value. Centrally located in the Village, walking distance from subway. Varied menu choice for all palates. Exceptional service. Salmon crostini starter highly recommended. Soup of the day was cream of zucchini, very flavourful. Veal chop and fish cooked to perfection. Linguine in Cajun sauce...More

Thank ttgirl_12
Reviewed 4 July 2017

I must admit that at first, I was not impressed with Sambucas. We were there - a group of friends - on a Sunday for lunch. Church Street was crowded and noisy. The restaurant, covered in colourful decorations, was also noisy and quite full. It...More

Thank Kasuta
Reviewed 29 May 2017

My partner and I went here 3 times already. Food is delicious. Staff is courteous and professional. Ambiance is great. This is the first restaurant I went in this area and I am not disappointed. Its a great place to spend time. Food selection is...More

Thank AramidOntario
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

I've been going here for years and I can honestly say I've never had a bad meal! I've been there in small and large groups and it's never been an issue. They have very competent staff who provide service for lunch hours. Take out is...More

Thank Deeviess
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Great ambience, super wait staff. Right on Church Street. Try their prix fixe dinner menu - great value.

Thank Robbytwo
Reviewed 20 April 2017

I never give 5 stars to a restaurant but this has become one of my favorite spots to dine in Toronto and I always pay a visit when in town and am never disappointed. The pizzas are creative and delicious with very fresh toppings, but...More

Thank davidevanjones
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 489 Church St, Toronto, Ontario M4Y 2C6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-966-3241
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