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Nota Bene

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180 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 3X3, Canada
+1 416-977-6400
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Canadian, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
180 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 3X3, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ignoring the prices, the food is above average. However, when the bill comes, you realize there are better options out there for the same price or even cheaper (e.g. George, Elm Tree). Also not sure about the service. They were extremely attentive. Taking our orders...More

Thank Halfempty_DG
Reviewed 7 March 2018

Took my buddy here for his big 50 birthday and the experience did not disappoint. I am a big gin and tonic fan, so imagine when I opened the drink menu and saw a whole page dedicated to the drink. The G&T menu lists more...More

Thank r_yeu
Reviewed 5 February 2018

My family went there for Winterlicious and I could not have been more pleased with the meal and service. We had the crab salad, crispy duck salad and foe gras for starters. We had the Haddock and Lamb shanks (cooked to perfection) for the main...More

Thank doctormd
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

This is a great place for a nice business lunch: impeccable service, great food and great atmosphere. Wide variety of different types of food that allow for all tastes. I had the ramen bowl and although it was a bit difficult to eat (noodles and...More

Thank Arnie A
Reviewed 29 January 2018

Booked Nota Bene on a Friday night for Toronto's Winterlicious. Hadn't been in a couple of years due to the sheer choice of great restaurants in TO. My guests and I were not disappointed. We were greeted in a friendly manner by the hostesses and...More

Thank TheRidge1
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Relaxed setting with a very tasteful decor. Seating is comfortable and everyone is spaced apart for privacy. The restaurant had good sound and was nice and quiet, not noisy even while everyone was conversing. Service is impeccable! The server explained the menu with detail and...More

Thank bjandrr
Reviewed 7 January 2018

I visited Nota Bene this evening with another couple. This evening is a Saturday night and the restaurant is one half full. All those tables not occupied have no table cloths or table settings. It reminds me of a cheap hall in North Bay. I...More

1  Thank bruce1234155019
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

I have been a few times before performances at the Four Seasons Centre, and am consistently impressed with the high quality of the service. The tables are well spaced. Small menu but everything I have had has been tasty and beautifully presented. Most recently, we...More

Thank Elizabeth R
Reviewed 15 December 2017

My adult daughter and I had a delightful dinner, beautifully plated and served at Nota Bene. The menu has many choices including a 2/3 course menu for theatre goers. There is also extentive wine list by glass or bottle. The staff is very professional and...More

Thank travellots03
Reviewed 8 December 2017

Located on queen street, atmosphere was very nice, lots of people, good drinks, nice menu for well prepared meals, and a nice appetizier menu. Great place

Thank Jim B
Queen Street and West Queen West
Known as the Art & Design District, West Queen West is
one of the most energetic and dynamic of Toronto's
neighborhoods. Along with its great modernist museums,
clubs, and restaurants, it's home to some of the
funkiest specialty shops, ranging from clothing to
stationary to collectables, and caters to niche and
vintage shoppers of all kinds. That makes it a mecca
for creatives, including hobbyists designers, writers,
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Karl J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 19 - US$ 74
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 180 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 3X3, Canada
  • Public Transportation: Subway: Osgoode Station Street Car: Queen West Street Car
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Queen Street and West Queen West
  • Neighbourhood: Queen Street and West Queen West
  • Phone Number: +1 416-977-6400
  • E-mail
Nota Bene restaurant is a sophisticated dining establishment created and run by famed Toronto Chef David Lee. Opened in August 2008, the restaurant has garnered much critical acclaim and has been featured on countless “best of” lists including Toronto Life, En Route Magazine, Maclean's and most recently, Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants.
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