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163 Spadina Ave | 3rd Floor, Toronto, Ontario M5V 2L6, Canada
+1 416-260-2222
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sea scallop” (4 reviews)
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French, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
163 Spadina Ave | 3rd Floor, Toronto, Ontario M5V 2L6, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

No detail was overlooked. This was an experience not a meal. We had the pleasure of sitting at the kitchen counter with a birds eye view of the talented staff at work plus an extended menu. The service was like no other. They think of...More

Thank momee3021
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I dined at Alo and were impressed with the service. However, we weren't impressed with the tasting menu. 1. Almost all the dishes were too heavy on the sauce. As a result, one can hardly taste the original, unique flavour of the...More

1  Thank Huan Z
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very delicate and elaborated honest "high end cuisine" in a stylish and distinguished ambiente full of live with a differentiated and wonderful service that makes the evening unforgettable. I never met a so spontaneous, extremely sympathetic and charismatic Chef as Patrick. A big "Thank you"...More

Thank giack468
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Outstanding lounge with extensive bar, best in the city small plate lounge snacks and impressive service. Food is made with the same precision and style as the main restaurant. Chef Patrick came out twice to see how we were doing. Absolutely Outstanding. Very Highly Recommended!!!

Thank MrESP2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have long hoped to visit Alo. A friend suggested drinks in the bar at five which sounded great. I opted for the stairs and met a bevy of friendly kitchen staff and chefs descending as I waited for the opening. Oh happy day! What...More

2  Thank Voyager054
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This has to be one of the most interesting meals in Toronto - so precise in how they present every course and so good as well - I can't wait to go back...even if getting a reservation can be challenging. Of course, there is always...More

1  Thank Bryan P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Actually, it was everyone at the tables best dining experience they've ever experienced. Important to note, those have also dined around the world and in big name restaurants, and this was still one of the best.

Thank MADuench
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing in Toronto comes close. Absolutely fantastic experience. If michelin came to canada, it would award them stars..

Thank Tomcheck
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Christopher Seally really knows his wine list, the wine pairing is amazing, it does bring out the taste of the food.

Thank Roni L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thanks to my old buddy, we had our catch up (after 7 years) at Alo restaurant. There are 2 sections, dinner and bar. We were at the bar section. I took a peek at the dinner section, an open concept setup (dinner table & chef...More

Thank Richard_Heng
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9 April 2017|
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Response from LauraNYC | Reviewed this property |
We called the restaurant directly at 12:00 midnight and got the message that it was too early. Called again at 12:01, same thing. Finally got through at 12:07 and all that was left was a seating at 5:30 (which was fine... More
Sarah L
2 March 2017|
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Response from asia_soloduszkiewicz | Reviewed this property |
Wine pairings are about $60 per person, the 6 course menu is $105 per person! Worth every penny!
Nur C
25 January 2017|
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Response from Harvey703 | Reviewed this property |
No-one was formally dressed. The most common was smart casual. Hope that helps
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 70 - US$ 102
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 163 Spadina Ave | 3rd Floor, Toronto, Ontario M5V 2L6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Queen Street and West Queen West
  • Neighbourhood: Queen Street and West Queen West
  • Phone Number: +1 416-260-2222
  • E-mail
Hospitality [hos-pi-tal-i-tee] Origin: French; Hospitalite; The quality or disposition of receiving and treating guests and strangers in a warm, friendly, generous way. Alo [‘a.lo] Origin: Latin; Alui altum; To nourish, cherish, support, sustain, maintain and keep. It is our intention to get back to the roots of hospitality. We want each and every guest to feel welcome in our home, and that home is ALO. A destination for classically prepared, meticulously thought out French food and service. This no-nonsense approach to fine dining with our combined experience working behind-the-scenes at some of the world’s best restaurants has led us to this point. We welcome you to ALO. Chef Patrick Kriss & General Manager Amanda Bradley
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