Café Boulud

4.6
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CAN$31 to CAN$50
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French
Café Boulud is Chef Daniel Boulud’s reimagined French Brasserie located in the Four Seasons Hotel in Yorkville, Toronto. The restaurant serves a seasonally changing menu rooted in French tradition, highlighting both bistro classics and contemporary dishes inspired by Chef Daniel’s family meals in Lyon. A gleaming rotisserie is used to slow-roast chicken à la broche, whole lobster, and even rum-scented pineapple. We are open for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, and offer brunch on Sundays. Designed by Martin Brudnizki of London. The vintage-inspired ambiance is highlighted by a comfortable lounge and wraparound banquettes, a dining counter, and a semi-private room that accommodates up to eight guests. The restaurant has received several accolades since its renovation including Best Restaurant in Canada at the Notable Awards and Canada's Hundred Best Restaurants. @CafeBouludTO #CafeBoulud

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Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers

Thank you for celebrating Christmas Day in Café Boulud! To celebrate we will be offering a special menu, The Holiday Feast, a 3 Course Dinner for $120/per guest, plus tax and gratuities. We look forward to welcoming you this holiday season in Café Boulud!

Wednesday, December 25, 2019

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Thank you for celebrating the New Year in Café Boulud! To celebrate we will be offering the Café Boulud Gala, a 4 Course Menu and a glass Perrier-Jouët Champange for $180/per guest, plus tax and gratuities. Gala seating will be available from 9:00pm – 11:00pm.

Tuesday, December 31, 2019

What 2412 People Are Saying
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4.6
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4.5
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J
Toronto
26 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

My first dining experience at Cafe Boulud after thoroughly enjoying their lunch menu on several occasions. Their dining menu didn’t disappoint. Thoroughly enjoyed our entire experience. For appetizers, we ordered the beetroot salad and calamar frit. Our mains were the seared tuna and rotisserie chicken. Food, presentation, ambience and service were outstanding. I have to acknowledge Deon who helped make our experience so enjoyable. Looking forward to our next visit!

N
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall2Food2Service2Ambience5

Disappointing lunch, food was mediocre and the waiter absent and not attentive.
For the prices on this menu service should be outstanding all the time. And then one might notice a little less the banal flavors of the food

AK
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on December 8, 2019
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience3

(Copied from Google review) On Sunday afternoon we attended a highly enjoyable Tafelmusik concert and decided to have dinner in Toronto before returning home. We chose Café Boulud in the Four Seasons Hotel in Yorkville, based upon strong online recommendations. While my wife went for vegetarian offerings I chose the flat iron steak with frites which was attractively plated and included Béarnaise sauce on the side rather than soaking the steak and fries. For dessert we shared a delicious Calvados apple soufflé. It is so nice to see light (weight not calories) desserts on the menu - a perfect ending for a great meal. The service in this restaurant is first rate. (this venue has WiFi)

PN
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on December 8, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Absolutely loved it. Lovely Sunday afternoon brunch...many choices ...delicious.
Our friends enjoyed it as well. We Are from niagara on the lake and totally enjoyed our visit
To the four seasons cafe Boulud.

MH
1 review
Dined on December 8, 2019
Overall2Food1Service5Ambience4

Service is excellent, food is not good, not matching the price at all.

PU
Toronto
1 review
Dined on December 8, 2019
Overall2Food4Service2Ambience3

Fine if you want something fast/convenient. Service is akin to calling an offshore tech help centre: fake smiles and a lot of "thank you sir, yes sir, yes of course sir" without any actual knowledge of actual serving etiquette.

R
Miami
10 reviews
Dined on December 7, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

This restaurant is lovely. I have been to his restaurants in New York and Las Vegas. The atmosphere is very classy and chic. The service is impeccable. Our food came to the table less than hot and when we brought this to the attention of the waiter our food was promptly taken back and re-done. The executive chef came out himself to apologize. The manager who is French, also came up to say that they were very sorry. This is what a restaurant should be. We will definitely be back. The food was outstanding.We had the house made pasta with truffles and the flat iron steak. Merci for a lovely evening.

a
1 review
Dined on December 7, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The staff were really nice and the service was great !! We got the pecan praline Mille-feuille and it was probably the best dessert I’ve ever tried .

SC
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on December 6, 2019
Overall3Food3Service3Ambience3

Food was OK, overpriced.
Service was inattentive. Ambiance was fine. Noise level was good.

SW
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on December 6, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent food and service, in a beautiful atmosphere. The only negative is the lack of parking and $20 valet. I look forward to returning.

LC
Toronto
1 review
Dined on December 6, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Exquisite food, great ambience. Looking forward to our next Cafe Boulud reservation!

OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on December 5, 2019
Overall3Food3Service4Ambience4

The pasta was stuck together...disappointing...didn’t say anything, because I was entertaining clients...

OT
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on December 1, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent experience. Enjoyed the white truffle menu and Barolo pairing. Warm lemon Madeline’s to celebrate a father daughter dinner on the house was a nice touch. A go to experience before the orchestra night at Koerner.

V
Toronto
16 reviews
Dined on November 30, 2019
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience4

Great spot for lunch after a busy morning of shopping. Great service and food was excellent

DL
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on November 27, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience3

Excellent, food, service and ambiance for business or pleasure. Tables are not scrunched so close together you can not have the privacy of conversations nor business. Noise volume a little too high, other than that a go to spot.

LP
Toronto
42 reviews
Dined on November 27, 2019
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

We go often for the whole rotisserie chicken - a comfort meal that is perfect for 2 or more to share. Vibe of restaurant is warm, food is always amazing and service top notch. Our neighborhood gem.

NS
1 review
Dined on November 26, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great service, great food. The place has a really pleasant vibe. You must try the desserts, they are to die for.

FM
Toronto
14 reviews
Dined on November 23, 2019
Overall3Food2Service4Ambience3

Found the food to be somewhat disappointing, in particular the "caesar salad". Not your typical caesar salad with way too much creamy dressing, carrots, radishes etc.... Sticky toffee pudding was very good. Service was excellent so made up for the poor salad. Croque Madam was so - so.

MR
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on November 22, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

I had a wonderful experience here. The food, staff, service, cocktails, and atmosphere was fantastic.

D
1 review
Dined on November 21, 2019
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience3

Everything was perfect EXCEPT the noise level was much too loud. That did impact our experience in a negative way.

C
Toronto
16 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Serial diner at this fine establishment. Cool November evening was perfect for the beet salad any the Wednesday special of trotters. The description did not prepare me for the sublime texture and flavors of the pork combined with the lentils and mustard emulsion. Good suggestion for a wine to complement the dish. Service was attentive and very helpful in choosing what to eat.

p
Toronto
120 reviews
Dined on November 17, 2019
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Delicious French menu. The wild boar paye and the pike quenelles were light and tasty. Baked Alaska served a bit to frozen but still good. Attentive polite service.

OT
1 review
Dined on November 17, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great people lovely experience

NS
1 review
Dined on November 16, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We went for dinner to celebrate a dear friend's 30th birthday and it was a wonderful experience! The food was delicious, the service was top-notch, and the ambiance was relaxing and fun. I'd love to go back the next time I'm in Toronto!

MB
Toronto
8 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

AH! What do you expect from a night out at a Four Season's restaurant? Yes. You got it. Perfection. And Café Boulud does not disappoint. In fact, the restaurant has become better year after year as the management have fine tuned the entire operation. The setting is fabulous, sitting on top of the buzzing D-Bar downstairs. Floor to ceiling windows, great décor (with the feel of an upscale French bistro) and immaculate table-settings set the sophisticated but casually chic tone. The friendly hostesses, the experienced maître d', the well-trained waiters, the discreet bus boys all work seamlessly to create a perfect dining experience. The food is delicious and the wines by the glass well selected. We were lucky to have a waiter from Paris who added another special touch to a delightful meal. Don't forget that the Four Season's franchise started right here in Toronto and it is not surprising that our flag-ship keeps up the highest standards.

M
Toronto
1 review
Dined on November 15, 2019
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Service was excellent and attentive. However my starter, which should have been hot, arrived cold. Mains were fine but not outstanding and a cup of coffee for $7 is the epitome if idiotic. Soup, salad, no booze for $120 is not worth the excellent service.

DR
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on November 15, 2019
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

The food and service never disappoints, it’s excellent.. however for the first time I was entertaining a vegetarian friend.. realized the menu choice was really slim for her. Having said that, everything was delectable!

KH
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Good selection of menu items for lunch. Excellently prepared, salad dressing very unique. Will definitely go again!

OT
Toronto
6 reviews
Dined on November 12, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Love music nice but too loud

OT
Montreal
2 reviews
Dined on November 8, 2019
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience3

Je m’attendais à plus. J’avais connu le même restaurant à New York dont j’ai un meilleur souvenir. À ce prix, on s’attendrait à une meilleure préparation et cuisson des plats. Sole décevante. Service très attentionné si on exclut le cafouillage du vestiaire qui ne retrouvait plus nos manteaux.

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TF
1 review
Dined on November 5, 2019
Overall3Food5Service1Ambience5

Food was amazing but the service was not up to par with a Restaurant of this quality and price.

OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on November 3, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Adrian was amazing!

IM
Toronto
1 review
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Our server professional and was present but not overbearing. Atmosphere was lovely and not too loud. Delicious and well priced for the portions we received overall it was a fantastic experience and I would definitely go back!

OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on November 1, 2019
Overall2Food5Service1Ambience5

The food as always was fantastic. The service was terrible. We had to ask to: order, get more bread, never offered Parmesan for my pasta, had to ask for more water, had to ask for the bill!!! Sadly not the usual fantastic Cafe Boulud experience.

A
1 review
Dined on October 27, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Had a great time celebrating my mother’s birthday. Would definitely celebrate something there again.

OT
1 review
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food was outstanding!! So fresh and put together nicely. Would go again

AD
1 review
Dined on October 20, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

It has been a great experience @ Cafe Boulud - both service and food are excellent, very pleasant environment.

EM
London
6 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

This was my second trip to Cafe Boulud in 2 weeks - both times celebrating with family and friends. The service, food, ambience were outstanding - matched only by the attention to detail. The staff's willingness and desire to accommodate made for two most extraordinary meals. Thank you!! With your help - I was a hero!! Everyone was so grateful to be dining at Cafe Boulud!!
I'm hoping they remember where to take me when it's my birthday or other celebration.

OT
Toronto
12 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2019
Overall5Food4Service4Ambience4

Had the breakfast menu which had good variety. The food was excellent - fresh and delicious. The service was attentive and good. For what it was it was a little pricey but you’re paying for the atmosphere, experience, and service.

l
Miami
1 review
Dined on October 19, 2019
Overall2Food5Service5Ambience1

Music was too loud and not necessary! Service and food excellent. Ambiance? to be desired!

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