Adega Restaurante

4.6
757 reviews
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Seafood
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  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Portuguese-bent cuisine in the true center of downtown Toronto. Featuring fresh fish and seafood such as lobster, tiger shrimp, and octopus. The rustic Mediterranean atmosphere charms everyone. Private dining facilities are also available.
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OT
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Fantastic place! The food, the servers make the overall experience some. I love going back.

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C
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

I've been coming to this restaurant for many years and have never had a disappointing meal. This time I took a guest that had never been to Adega and is a vegetarian. She was extremely satisfied. Keep up the great work and dedication Adega team!

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OT
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on May 18, 2019
Overall 3Food 3Service 3Ambience 3

Not up to the reviews. Ok but nothing extraordinary. Waiter overly a Portugal salesman, food just ok, decor tired. Had hoped for much more given other reviews.

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NT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on May 17, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Our new favourite seafood restaurant. The staff was attentive and the reception was warm. And the food was outstanding. A little gem on Elm Street.

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OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

The food and service levels never disappoint. Always a great place to go for great food and wine.

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C
1 review
Dined on May 10, 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 5

Had a really nice meal with very good service and atmosphere.

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SR
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on May 8, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Old world charm, attentive service and delicious food. What a perfect way to eat a meal.

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NG
Toronto
1 review
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great food quality, ambience and service.
Certainly will return.

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JW
Toronto
1 review
Dined on April 30, 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

We have been going to Adega for several years and have never been disappointed - great service and terrific food - particularly the seafood which can be a challenge for restaurants in a city so far from the coast.

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s
Charleston
1 review
Dined on April 27, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

We went to celebrate our wedding anniversary and were not disappointed!! The restaurant is quaint and just right to share a nice evening out, enjoying good food and conversation. The food was amazing, every bite! The service was also very good.

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OT
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on April 27, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Going to show in Toronto

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LD
Cleveland
17 reviews
Dined on April 26, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 5

Outstanding food and presentation! Visiting Toronto and Adega was close to where we were staying. I will definitely come back on another visit!!!

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Y
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on April 24, 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Was great!

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N
Toronto
9 reviews
Dined on April 23, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Adega is the ideal restaurant for people who want to chat with their lunch or dinner companions while enjoying excellent food and service! We enjoyed our meal and got caught up on all sorts of family news.
Too many places think that noise equals enjoyment for diners --- not so, unless you really want a disco atmosphere, which we do not want. Adega is our preferred kind of restaurant.

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N
1 review
Dined on April 22, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Visiting Toronto and have to say this was the best experience we had with food! Excellent service, delicious food, and very accommodating to special food needs. Totally recommend!

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SN
1 review
Dined on April 22, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent authentic food and great wine. Excellent service.

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RG
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on April 18, 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 3

Great food. Good location. Attentive service. A little lacking in atmosphere

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F
1 review
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

It’s been a few years since dining at this wonderful upscale Portuguese seafood restaurant. Same exceptionally attentive staff, service and of course beautifully prepared and delicious dishes. Great wine list and there are always meat selections offered for the carnivores in the group.

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JK
Toronto
1 review
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Delicious food. Excellent service. Old school hospitality that you just dont find anymore. Would absolutely go back.

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PC
Detroit
14 reviews
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

This was our third visit to Adega, and again, everything was exceptional. Truly wonderful food, and fabulous service! We're from Michigan, and don't get to Toronto very often, but have been so delighted with Adega that we plan to dine here every time we're in town.

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CC
1 review
Dined on April 9, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

We used to frequent Adega while we were working downtown. We were not surprised that the food still held up to its high quality. Attentive service too. Will definitely revisit!

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D
Cleveland
11 reviews
Dined on April 8, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Wonderful service—gracious and efficient. I had the bouillabaisse—literally the best I ever had. Light broth with a kick, fresh vegetables and loaded with a variety of seafood.

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J
Naples
2 reviews
Dined on April 8, 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 3

No ones fault just age of building forces scary steep stairs and claustrophobic washroom.
Don’t let that keep you away from this lovely place!
Waiter was attentive and patient with my aged companion.
Great lunch! Creme Brûlée’s a Little too runny.. but flavourful

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GT
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We have been to Portugal a couple of times and love the food and culture. This was as close to the real thing as I have ever tasted in Toronto. Wonderful seafood, great ambiance, terrific service. GT

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OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Amazing food and service! Best seafood saffron risotto we ever had! Will definitely return!

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OT
Detroit
1 review
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

This was great. My wife and I had two different fish dishes and both were great. I would highly recommend

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CM
1 review
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent restaurant! Service was great. The risotto was especially outstanding.

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c
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on April 2, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Food is super delicious, and tastes just like mom's food! To come back soon for sure.

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L
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 3Ambience 4

We have eaten here twice and probably will not return. The food is good but I find it extremely pricey.
Maybe by Toronto standards it is not expensive but coming from out of town I would say it is overpriced.
I would recommend it only for a very special occasion when you wouldn't mind spending a large sum of money.

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OT
1 review
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Great food and attentive service. Seafood is done very well. Daily special salad and desert was really good.

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CR
Toronto
9 reviews
Dined on March 25, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

A wonderful evening... great food and service.

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S
Cleveland
30 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Our dinner at Adega was an outstanding experience. Our meal choices were varied & interesting & turned out delicious. Everyone enjoyed their meal. I had grilled squid & it was done perfectly - not at all chewy as can happen & tasted great. Our server was very professional & knowledgeable + the other wait staff were attentive. We liked the ambiance also. Will definitely return.

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MV
Toronto
1 review
Dined on March 21, 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

The service was perfect and the ambience as well as foods were wonderful

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C
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on March 18, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Fabulous seafood! Beautifully prepared and presented and very professional service. Also great wine list. Loved the ambience and the entire dining experience. And reasonably priced for the quality of food!

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OR
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

I love this restaurant it is Too drawer from the staff and service to the food. The unique wine list and the staff knowledge of the wine is always amazing.

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San Antonio
39 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

As always a warm welcome. It is a favorite when we are in Toronto. Seafood risotto is excellent and full of perfectly cooked squid and shrimp and mussels. Shrimp with linguini was delicious. White chocolate Cremé caramel is a treat we look forward to each visit.

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SG
1 review
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Great ambiance! Great food! From the time we first set into the restaurant with warm greetings. Service was great. White cloth, fine dining. Seafood dishes, beef tenderloin were great. Our waiter Marco was fantastic!
Would definitely return and recommend!

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c
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Adega staff and the food were super. The location on Elm also made it very convenient.

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MM
Toronto
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Everything about this restaurant was outstanding: service, food, ambience. The server was knowledgeable and helpful, food came out in a timely fashion, and everything that we ate was absolutely delicious. Highly recommend!!

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JB
Toronto
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Great food and amazing specials. Great experience all round.

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