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DaiLo

4.7
452 reviews
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CAN$31 to CAN$50
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Asian
Top tags:
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
At DaiLo, we believe eating well is a fundamental part of living well, and how we cook, reflects how we live. Thoughtful and high quality ingredients lead to better lives and more delicious meals. Our New Asian Cuisine is predominantly Chinese fare but it follows the French tradition. At the heart of the menu is a love and respect for the dishes Chef Nick Liu ate growing up as the son of Hakka parents in Canada, but importantly, they are the dishes his ancestors have been eating for hundreds of years. Ancient favourites are augmented by Liu’s signature flair and updated to suit the western palate and the modern demand for local and sustainable ingredients.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Asian, Chinese, Contemporary Asian
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Hours of Operation
Dinner: Tuesday - Sunday: 5:30PM - 11:00PM

If no tables are available on OpenTable, please call and we will do our best to accommodate you

Walk-ins available

LoPan (upstairs) serving cocktails and snacks until 2am
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Phone number
(647) 341-8882
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Payment Options
MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Casual Dress
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Executive Chef
Nick Liu
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Private Party Facilities
At DaiLo, we believe eating well is a fundamental part of living well, and how we cook, reflects how we live. Thoughtful and high quality ingredients lead to better lives and more delicious meals. Our New Asian Cuisine is predominantly Chinese fare but it follows the French tradition.
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Private Party Contact
Lauren Ricketts: (647) 341-8882
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Catering
Available
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Cross Street
College and Bathurst
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Parking Details
Public parking lot behind us and plenty of parking on Palmerston and College.
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Wine
What 452 People Are Saying
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4.7  based on recent ratings
4.7
Food
4.7
Service
4.5
Ambience
4.3
Value
Noise · Moderate
92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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MeiB (Toronto)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Always challenging to get a reservation at DaiLo but finally managed one for a Saturday evening! Well worth the trouble!

All the dishes we tried were delicious, with interesting combinations and great depth of umami and spicy flavors. Standouts were the cabbage, braised lamb and fried rice. Service was friendly and attentive. Love the Chinese decor! Cocktails were yummy.

Would definitely recommend!

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JoeL (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

Great food, even better service... the server new every menu item inside and out. The portions where a perfect size for sharing

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Harts (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Amazing food. Great service. Good atmosphere. Highly recommend the pumpkin dumplings!

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meldemelo (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on February 8, 2018

As a vegetarian, I really enjoyed this restaurant! The waitress actually gave you her full attention and added to the experience with her calming presence. I'm really happy I stumbled upon this place. Their tofu feature and their pumpkin dumplings are wow!

I must warn you, it tastes so good you will notice that the portions are not enough

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ShawnC (Montreal)
5.0  Dined on February 7, 2018

The service here is outstanding. We felt like the whole experience was enhanced by the knowledgeable staff, and the food backed up their praise.

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OpenTable Diner (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on January 26, 2018

We got spoiled! Thanks for such a great experience.

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OpenTable Diner (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on January 25, 2018

The waiter was well informed and was very personable. He removed one of the dishes off our bill that we didn’t like (kale and chicharron salad). And in addition to that, he brought out a mini sorbet dessert (without dairy for my husband) for my husband’s 30th birthday. Great experience overall, we’ll be back again! Thanks DaiLo!

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ckan (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on January 24, 2018

In a word -- extraordinary. First time there and I wasn't sure what to expect, even though my son raved about it. Food was sublime -- lobster on a bed of crispy noodles, delicately truffles pumpkin dumplings, their take on ma po tofu to name a few. They were very accommodating of the pescatarian in the group. Service was impeccable - Jeffrey was well versed and charming and Shannon kept our glasses full. Great decor and ambiance. Will be back soon

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Marn1 (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on January 21, 2018

Our party enjoyed a very special celebration with fabulous food and wonderful service! A great evening!

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OpenTable Diner (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on January 18, 2018

Awesome as usual!! The food was amazing and the staff was great!

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MaryH (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on January 18, 2018

terrific food with very interesting selections. Serving staff were excellent and most helpful with recommendations. quite busy -- rather noisy but clearly a popular spot , which is well deserved.
would definitely return.

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rachelclairlee (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on January 16, 2018

Service and ambiance was TOP notch! The tasting menu is very worth it if you are trying dai lo for the first time. I would definitely recommend their small plates over their entrees though. I had the duck and the presentation was beautiful, but the meat was a little dry. Their small plates on the other hand are absolutely incredible. My Top 3 Picks: Sweet and sour pork. Ma Po Tofu. Octopus Tacos.

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OpenTable Diner (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on January 14, 2018

I love new twists on Chinese cuisine and these dishes were delicious and memorable, service was great too!

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Tanya (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on January 14, 2018

I have had 3 excellent meals at Dailo. The food is interesting and delicious, and the service is very good. Their drink selection is good too - I enjoy their cocktails, my husband appreciates their beer selection. My one complaint is that the tasting menu took 3 hours to get through, which isn't uncommon, but is too long for my personal preference and comfort.

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Latenitediner (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on January 12, 2018

Enjoyed my time here once again. As the menu changes seasonally, I haven't become jaded by the food here. Especially tasty we're the pumpkin/squash dumplings in a soy/butter sauce with perigord truffle shavings. Wine and drinks selection was extensive enough to satisfy all but the pickiest diner. A return will not come soon enough.

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