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ALO RESTAURANT

163 Spadina Ave | 3rd Floor, Toronto, Ontario M5V 2L6, Canada
+1 416-260-2222
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (85 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (15 reviews)
“foie gras” (17 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
163 Spadina Ave | 3rd Floor, Toronto, Ontario M5V 2L6, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We managed to score a reservation from a friend that couldn't make her time slot. HER LOSS!! Alo is a special spot in the hear of downtown Toronto. From the time you enter the building and are taken up in a private elevator to the...More

Thank Teacup1982
Reviewed 5 days ago

For my girlfriend's birthday I was able to make a reservation when they opened up 2 months in advance. After a long build up we were both very excited to finally try such a highly rated restaurant in our city. As soon as we stepped...More

Thank prasana32
Reviewed 5 days ago

We have been trying to get a table at Alo for 2 years, and we finally made it! We dinned there last week at two of the six kitchen seats!!! I have to admit: this was probably the best dinning experience I have ever had....More

Thank Alvaro A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We won the “reservation lottery” and managed to get two seats at the kitchen counter at Alo. Reservation are not easy to get for this amazing restaurant but they are definitely worth trying to get. I have eaten in many three Michelin Star restaurants in...More

Thank Darrin R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a troubling experience. We were walk-ins to sit at the bar on a Saturday night. The hostess in the first floor lobby got on her computer to see if there was availability and kept us waiting for over 10 minutes before she even...More

1  Thank Steinwayfan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Weren't able to get a table and have the chef's menu, so here's a mini-review on a few of the selections available in the bar area. Drinks: Cosmopolitan 6/10 - this should have been better. Pisco Sour 9/10 - to be fair, this is compared...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Alo has got lots of attention by all in Canada. I had the chance to dine with friends/family and will assure that this place deserves all the vibes and for sure crown it self as the best in Toronto and Canada! Well deserved. The ‘surprise...More

1  Thank Oliver_Zeitoun
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So I’m travelling to Toronto for private matters. I arrived quite late this evening, and when I ordered a bottle of côtes du Rhône I was denied by the waiter, who came up with the most hilarious reason “I’m afraid it’s ILLEGAL to serve a...More

Thank dodo4d
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an 8 course tasting menu and every dish was beautiful to look at and delicious to taste! We added an extra cheese course that was also amazing.

Thank Bruce G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Be prepared to be pleasantly surprised with Michelin quality food and service. Recommend you order wine pairing for surprise wine pairings, the service is rather on schedule, but they provide sufficient time to have you enjoy your meal, but due to popularity of restaurant they...More

Thank Cityinheels
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Avidtraveller1496
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
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Sarah L
2 March 2017|
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Response from Nur C | Reviewed this property |
Dinner at Alo is a tasting menu. $105.00 for dinner and $65.00 for wine pairings.
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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
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 68 - US$ 99
Meals
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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Friday
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
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
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Description
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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