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Cafe La Gaffe

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24 Baldwin St, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1L2, Canada
+1 416-596-2397
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good41%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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24 Baldwin St, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1L2, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first dining experience at this establishment and my first reaction was to the fairly limited menu. Maybe that is the distinction between a café and restaurant. Nonetheless, our threesome was able to find something that resonated with our respective palates and I...More

Thank Connoisseur-of-Life
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Went for dinner as most other restaurants were closed or closing and we were pleasantly surprised by how good the food was. Grilled calamari and salad with warm goat cheese were especially top notch.

Thank Glor56
Reviewed 19 September 2017

I am a Francophile and so one look at this small casual French looking bistro on a interesting street ( Baldwin) tempted me without even looking at the menu . I have had lunch here several times while visiting the AGO , a nice little...More

Thank Chaunsy
Reviewed 19 September 2017

I have known La Gaffe for more than twenty years and went there a lot as a student during the 1990s. Since moving away, I would only pass by it, but last Friday, a friend and I decided to have lunch there. We were surprised...More

Thank jesuis0709
Reviewed 18 September 2017

I dined with a friend here before the jazz festival in nearby Kensington market. We were seated in the cute backyard patio. On this occasion and prior ones, I have been quite warm - near sweaty - in that patio, with no breeze coming through...More

Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

I've been going to Cafe la Gaffe for about 6 years now. I've chosen this restaurant for key milestone celebrations in my life as well as for meeting with friends and mentors I haven't seen in some time. It's a lovely restaurant that has a...More

Thank 416Mena
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Stopped by for lunch with friends. Sat on the rear patio. A tad warm because it was humid with a risk of rain so the roof was closed - better an hour later when the roof was opened. Had the Summerlicious offering - appetizer (salad,...More

Thank Duncan P
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Tasty food and wine. Pleasant atmosphere of a small cozy restaurant in the city. Calamari appetizer was delicious: grilled calamari (no flour/breading) were light and delicious and came with a green salad, - enough to share between two hungry people. Entrees (I had duck, my...More

1  Thank LiudaK
Reviewed 4 April 2017

The patio at the back is fantastic! Think hippy dipster hobbit squat. A funky place with good staff. The food is... okay. A great place to hang and be with pals. Socially, A-1. But just for the eating? Not so much. Fixed price a good...More

1  Thank Recovering_Hungarian
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

This proven resto on Baldwin continues to dazzle with great flavours and imagination. Today we tried Blackened Tilapia and a fantastic Risotto...

Thank boomgraham
Toronto's main Chinatown has the honor of being the
largest in North America. Gaping down across Dundas
Street West and Spadina Avenue, the area is a
wonderful medley of shops and restaurants, busy signs
and bright red gates, a destination for foodie fun.
Chinatown's streets are always bustling, packed with
people and outdoor stalls hawking fresh produce and
products. The restaurants and authentic marketplaces
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4 January 2017|
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Response from N2L2T | Reviewed this property |
They were very accommodating, give them a call and check. I think they had gluten free, not sure about other, but they are very helpful there. Worth calling and asking.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:45 AM - 11:00 PM
11:45 AM - 11:00 PM
11:45 AM - 11:00 PM
11:45 AM - 11:00 PM
11:45 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Baldwin St, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1L2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-596-2397
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