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“Excellent Tapas”
Review of Bar Raval

Bar Raval
Ranked #118 of 8,936 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Spanish
Neighbourhood: Little Italy
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Neighbourhood: Little Italy
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

In preparation for a trip to Spain we thought we should experience Tapas locally first. Bar Raval was an excellent introduction!

The server explained options and helped us select different items that would go well together and would be representative of what we'd find in Spain (noting that I have a shellfish sensitivity). We had the tomato bread, mushroom tower, croquetas, hamburguesa and tomatoes. Our favourite was the mushroom tower as the taste of mushrooms, butter and garlic was wonderful together.

Everything was very fresh. As noted in other reviews, the interior bar area is very beautiful - though we took advantage of the beautiful summer day and sat outside on the patio.

The amounts were just right for our lunch and complimented the drinks.

Thank heather s
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

First visit 8.11.17. Yes, the carved wood interior really is as cool as all the reviews say. Beyond that, the ceiling hasn't been forgotten, which is always a good design touch. The cuisine was mostly excellent, with three hits (octopus, shrimp, tomato salad) and one near miss (grilled quail). Service was knowledgeable if not friendly. Recommended.

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Reviewed 8 August 2017

Do not be fooled by ugly college street patio. Interior bar lovely. Good tapas food and Spanish sherries. We ate outside as it was a beautiful sunny day. Next time we will try inside for dinner.looking forward to visiting with more people so that we can try more variety.

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Thank jerry s
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

This bar certainly wins the award for coolest interior design with its mahogany interior! The cocktails and drinks menu were really good and we loved the staff. The food, unfortunately, was a bit disappointing with the exception of the tomato bread...it was awesome.

Thank trm1745
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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

My dad recently moved to little Italy a couple of months ago. We have been here so much and I love this place! Great food and drinks, I will be coming back! Cheers!

Thank EvanParty
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