Blu Ristorante

4.5
2113 reviews
CAN$31 to CAN$50
Italian
Blu has moved 3 blocks west to 90 Avenue Road, April 1, 2020
100 Most Romantic Restaurants In Canada- open table 2020 & 2018
Top 100 Italian restaurants in Canada 2017
Top 100 restaurants in Canada and 50 Most romantic restaurants also in Canada on Open Table 2016
Blu is an Italian restaurant based on authentic classic cuisine, yet, contemporary created by executive Chef; Eric Bucher and team

Victorian Building with two floors of dining space and large side and front patio. Tastefully designed to host your special event, romantic dinner, corporate buyout or a celebration of any sort. Coupled with genuine caring service & stunning ambiance.

Dinner is enhanced by the soothing live music Friday to Saturday. Pianist/singer, guitarist/singer. Enjoy impeccable service for intimate dining or for large private parties up to 130 guests. Private rooms also available.
Blu has become a staple restaurant in Toronto over the last twelve years
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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

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Sun 3:30PM - 5:00PM
Mon - Wed 4:30PM - 5:00PM 9:00PM - 10:00PM
Thu - Fri 3:30PM - 3:45PM 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Sat 3:30PM - 5:00PM

What 2113 People Are Saying
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4.6
Service
4.4
Ambience
4.2
Value
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Melissa
Toronto
7 reviews
Dined 11 hours ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Second time here but inside. Food was great and service was 10/10.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience5

Everything was amazing, delicious food however it took an hour or more for our main dish to come out.

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Happy
Toronto
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent food, good wine (more half bottles would be good) service very attentive.

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Craymate
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Hands down one of the best, and most memorable dinning experience I’ve had in Toronto. I took my partner for a romantic dinner, and couldn’t have picked a better spot. The lights dimmed to create the perfect intimate atmosphere. The service was incredibly polite, and attentive. The food, omg the food… I can guarantee Blu has the best beef carpaccio in town. And believe me, I’ve tried top quality carpaccio; but this one blew our minds.
We ordered the ribeye steak, which came with a delicious gravy sauce. We also ordered osso buco, and it was one of the most tendered meats I’ve tried. Exquisite sauce, delicious risotto and mouth watering meat. I’m an extremely satisfied customer, who can’t wait to come back to Blu.

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OpenTable Diner
Tampa
3 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We have been to Blu a few times. Our waiter, Steve, was fantastic. The Somm/Manager was professional. And the host, Tom, was link, courteous and went beyond the call of duty to accommodate us. It was great night. Thanks to everyone at Blu, including the chef and the kitchen team.

Joseph

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LisaT
Toronto
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

great food, wone amd lovely server, "Laurel" thanks to all, what a treat!
Lisa

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JOHNB
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food was good, had to remind them about missed apps but very good experience...our server was great!

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mariam
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food is top notch, the rack of Lamb and Gnocchi is a must have! Blu has the best staff out of any other restaurants in the city, one of the main reasons I keep coming back.

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vipSueI
New England
4 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing food and lovely service

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vipHers
Toronto
49 reviews
Dined on October 14, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Love your patio! Great food & service

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 12, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent food and service

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vipLocalToronto
Toronto
25 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food was great. Outdoor patio one of the best in the city. Decor inside very inviting. Lots of soft walls to absorb sound. A waiter with personality helped us order. Not stuffy at all.

JM
JohnM
Toronto
9 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I had excellent food and service for my first time at Blu. I will go back.

This seems like a good venue for parties as well

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VadimC
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience5

We have spent excellent time at the restaurant. We liked the food, service and the interior. The only disappointment was that we expected live jazz as it was written on the website and there was none.

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SaraM
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience4

We went to celebrate my boyfriend's birthday, we liked the attention and the food was excellent the carpaccio I recommend it is delicious, the atmosphere a bit calm but not bad, we will return again !!

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leonk
Austin
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Two birthdays. We sat on the covered patio. Excellent. Highly recommended.

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vipYYZresidents
Toronto
17 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience3

Trendy place, somewhat dazzling decor, but a fun vibe. Somewhat pricey entrees but a well thought out, short menu. Great service through our meal from various friendly servers, who seemed to work well as a team, regardless of which table needed something.

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JasonF
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The staff were very nice, and the food was great. Had a great time.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 7, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Good was great and service as well!

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DamiO
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Great food with really good portions!
Definitely dining here again!

...the blue lights are subtle

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RickB
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2021
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

Great pandemic safe patio with excellent ambiance and warm. We will go back gain!

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 5, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Was a super nice visit, enjoyed every bit of our food. I think we mentioned it was our anniversary once and they remembered and wrote it on our dessert plate!! It was so sweet!

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sarad
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2021
Overall4Food3Service4Ambience5

duck was a little dry, and tuna tar tar could use more seasoning

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HedieW
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall3Food3Service5Ambience2

We all found the blue lights hard on the eyes. Second time now and we won't come back because of that. Waiter was superb! Tuna was sent back, he knows why and they admitted that it wasn't up to their usual quality. The problem was fixed as they immediately offered something else, that we really enjoyed. The octopus appetizer was very small. If you fix the lighting, we will be back.
Thanks

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vipRobert
Naples
11 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall1Food1Service1Ambience2

Restaurant was dark. Waiter never brought bread as he said he would. Cornish Hen entre was fair and accompanied by inedible Brussel sprouts. (1 sprout cut in half) Service was poor especially getting our food. Don’t waste your money and go someplace else. Sorry we chose this restaurant. Won’t return.

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vipDeryck
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience5

Our server Maurizio (I believe that was his name, he told us he was from Mexico) was exceptional. The food and atmosphere was excellent, but the service from Maurizio put it over the top and he is the single reason why we will return sometime soon.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Amazing night

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HarisC
Montreal
1 review
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food was amazing. Will definitely recommend to friends.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent experience- celebrated a birthday and anniversary - staff was amazing and food was superb!👍🏼

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Annie
1 review
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Really nice patio, food was delicious, our waiter was really nice and it actually wasn’t that expensive

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DavidS
1 review
Dined on September 30, 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

I find during the Pandemic regardless of your location a little too
Expensive re the portions provided
Dr Sandler

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HarrisonA
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 29, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

great food and service. the bartenders did a great job with the dessert cocktails as well!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 28, 2021
Overall4Food3Service5Ambience5

Food presentation….excellent
Portions….adequate
Taste…mediocre

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MaddieClou
1 review
Dined on September 27, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Wonderful experience, I would absolutely be returning ! Good wine, great courses that pair well

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Petervdv
Toronto
17 reviews
Dined on September 27, 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience3

First time in the new venue - outside is clearly nicer than inside these days

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Michelle
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 27, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great atmosphere love the blue lights. Delicious food, tasty drinks wonderful wait staff

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JohnP
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 26, 2021
Overall5Food4Service4Ambience5

Hello Blu,

My girlfriend and I were celebrating our anniversary…we had heard great reviews and recommendations from a numerous amount of people. When we were sat down we felt like it was extremely rushed…it was a bit uncomfortable. Overall we had a delicious apps and main…

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KarenB
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Lovely time, service was excellent, food was great, atmosphere very nice at the bar.

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LanL
1 review
Dined on September 26, 2021
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Overall, we had a good time and the food was pretty good.

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AjRates
Toronto
6 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Had a great experience at Blu! Our server was kind and knowledgeable, food was delicious and satisfying portions, we were attended to efficiently and empty plates didn’t stay on our table for long. Would absolutely go back to try more from the menu! Had the braised beef gnocchi, loved it. We are both girls in our early thirties and felt just as well taken care of as any of the other older and more affluent guests. Very happy :)

FAQs

Blu Ristorante is rated 4.5 stars by 2113 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.