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El Tenedor Restaurant Wine Bar

₹₹₹₹, Fusion, Healthy
909 Yonge street, Toronto, Ontario M4W 2H2, Canada
+1 416-923-8888
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“black cod” (3 reviews)
“tapas” (5 reviews)
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Contemporary, Fusion, Healthy, Spanish, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
909 Yonge street, Toronto, Ontario M4W 2H2, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was great , the service impeccable overall a terrific experience. The chef visited our table to insure we were satisfied

Thank William J
Cesar P, Owner at El Tenedor Restaurant Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for visiting us. We are glad you enjoyed your time.

Reviewed 9 November 2017

I walk past this place every day on my way to work. It's never open for breakfast nor lunch. It's not open every evening. Very mysterious. I finally had time on a Friday night to stop in. When I arrived, the place was empty. The...More

Thank LikethetripFantastic
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Loved our experience here! Soooooooo good! Super cute little spot with the most amazing food.The artichoke appetizer was out of this world. Ordered another one before it was finished. The truffle gnocchi - amazing. Great personal service, nice music, delicious wine... The owner is also...More

Thank judithbenattar
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

On the recommendation of foodie friends, we ate at El Tenador last night. We were more than impressed. The location is perfect - walking distance to home in Moore Park - but that's just the start. The food was beyond good. My husband, who "hates"...More

Thank Dot-Evelyn
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

This is a tapas restaurant where the food is so good, it's hard to believe there isn't a line-up out the door every night! All of the dishes were freshly prepared & imaginatively presented. It's just past Davenport on Yonge so a little bit north...More

Thank BGP2015
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Toronto does small well. El Tenedor is like one of the tiny, superb spots one may have discovered in Amsterdam, Barcelona or Paris. Everything - cocktails, tapas, entrees, desert - surprised with delicacy, complexity and approachability. The spirit of new Spanish cuisine has arrived in...More

Thank Yods35E
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

A truly exceptional spot tucked away just north of Davenport beneath the Courtyards of Rosedale residences. An intimate dining nook, that won't disappoint on the tapas and wine front. A lot of thought and soul has gone into creating the food experience on offer. Try...More

1  Thank International_Paolo
Reviewed 4 June 2017

We were surprised to run into this cosy recently-opened Spanish/Latin American-influenced restaurant on Yonge between Yorkville and Rosedale. Very attractively furnished, the menu has a wonderful selection of tapas and a handful of interesting mains. Wine list is excellent, plus a number of cocktails. The...More

2  Thank cooperpeterj
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Cesar has certainly outdone himself. A gem of a room and beautiful food. The black cod was unbelievable . Such a wonderful place to spend a very special evening.

1  Thank Janet H
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Met a friend for dinner and to catch up. We were greeted as family by the owner and staff. Treated to an exceptional gastronomic experience. Portions are right sized and packed with flavor. Presentation artistic. This is an owner and chef with true creativity pushing...More

1  Thank Janice F
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the proximity of high-end shops. The reflecting pools,
jogging trails, and nature treks of the Rosehill
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 36 - US$ 80
Contemporary, Fusion, Healthy, Spanish, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 909 Yonge street, Toronto, Ontario M4W 2H2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-923-8888
We are El Tenedor, a boutique restaurant conveniently located on Yonge Street, just a block south from Rosedale subway station and at 10 minutes walking distance from Yorkville and Summerhill We are a quiet and romantic dinner destination offering a casual fine dining experience through a carefully designed tasting menu using only local and seasonal ingredients; as well as a Pintxos and Tapas menu served before the first dinner service. We aspire to be creative and inventive with our food and to provide you with a unique visit, reminiscence of the modern Northern Spanish Cuisine (Basque, Catalan, Southern french) and the new Latin American gastronomy. Our wine list is put together thinking of the best match for our dishes of the month.
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