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#541 of 6,752 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
East End
Canadian, International, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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980 Queen St E, Toronto, Ontario M4M 1K1, Canada
+1 416-524-5209
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 17:00 - 22:00
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 14:00
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Ottawa, Canada
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I swear we ate for 3 hours. Not because the service was slow, but because the food kept coming and the wine flowed - all part of a set meal for our large group of 20. We were set at a long harvest style table eating delicious food served family style. Each course was a surprise...a delicious surprise, but it... More 

Thank WaterHaller
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150 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

OK. The menu was interesting and the food was very good (but pricey) and on this night, the service was slow and erratic. The restaurant is large and open so rather noisy. A cautionary note...We ordered the 'wine special' that was on the chalk board. I didn't notice if it was on the wine list as well but the price... More 

Thank Faith N
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent dinner with wife and daughter. Wine selection was really good, and the food was excellent. We sat at the bar and had a great evening.

Thank Charlie H
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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103 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

A very loud and uncomfortable place with mediocre food and insanely high wine prices Not sure what the attraction is here but we won't be back

Thank Paul Z
Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

I lived this place for brunch. Creative menu. Great service and lo and behold...it even had great coffee. This is the down fall of so many excellent places.

Thank NelliefromToronto
Toronto, Canada
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Enjoyed a very enjoyable dinner with friends. Our server was knowledgeable and attentive. We had a question about a drink, the bartender came right to our table to provide insight. Food was well prepared and presented. Excellent family table for large parties.

Thank Taz098765
New York City, New York
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Very mediocre fare, poor wine value, indifferent service... especially if you're hungry, go somewhere else.

1 Thank Christopher C
Management response:

Hi there, it's very disappointing to hear that your experience with us was so poor. We're always looking for ways to improve and any further insight you can share with us would be greatly appreciated. We can be reached directly via info@skinandbonesTO.com. Thank you for choosing to give us your feedback. Hopefully the next time you're in Toronto you'll consider... More 

Toronto, Ontario
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

My husband and I opted for the chefs choices. So glad we did -every single dish was so so tasty. Service was exemplary. Was a real treat we'll be back often.

1 Thank Sarah1959
Vancouver, Canada
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49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

We had the chef's tasting menu and enjoyed all 4 courses. In particular, I am still obsessing over their asparagus salad. Amazing. I love West Avenue Cider and was happy to see they have a couple of options from them on the menu.

1 Thank mokes1
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920 reviews
611 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 361 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

We stopped in for lunch today, with their windows open onto Queen Street and the place packed.... SO good, it was. My husband had The Big Salad, a heap of greens and goat cheese with a ham crostini. I had the burger and fried potatoes. Both really nicely done. The service was good, the food was good...a little on the... More 

Thank MaraFromToronto

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 14 - US$ 32
Canadian, International, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 980 Queen St E, Toronto, Ontario M4M 1K1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > East End
  • Neighbourhood: East End
  • Phone Number: +1 416-524-5209
Local Canadian food inspired by the seasons, our farmers and a love of eating and drinking.

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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 East End

Neighbourhood Profile
East End
The East End is an eclectic amalgamation of areas that team up to make this district one of the most multi-faceted and alluring. Home to Toronto's LGBT community hub, Gay Village is alive and pumping day or night with friendly bars, nightclubs, and cafes – its thumb is on the pulse of excitement. For a more relaxed day, the East End has the largest collection of restored Victorian homes, and its stately streets, tree-lined and bursting at the seams with affluence, often sport farmers markets and street artists, epitomized by the effusive St. Lawrence Market. One of the most gorgeous of Toronto's neighborhoods, it also straddles Lake Ontario in an area called The Beach, where you'll find folks cycling and strolling along the sandy shorelines, getting some sun or enjoying shopping, dining, and pub options. For some fabulous food, the vivacious personalities running the restaurants in the East End's Greektown is only equaled by the fun and authenticity of the street stalls and restaurants at its expansive Indian Bazaar. 'Something for everyone' has never been so accurate.
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