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Best Neighborhood Gem restaurants in Ossington

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A photo of Mamakas Taverna restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(1087)
Price: Very Expensive
• Greek • Queen West
Booked 62 times today
Mamakas Taverna is an elegant 85-seat Greek taverna on Ossington Ave. Owner Thanos Tripi brings a fresh, authentic approach to Aegean food, offering classical Greek dishes against a contemporary canvas. Each plate is thoughtfully crafted to evoke the way Thanos’ grandmother cooked, inviting guests to explore the Greece he grew up with through food, art and music.Meant to mimic an open market, the room is built of white concrete blocks creating an effect similar to the stucco seen throughout Greece. Mamakas is a nod to heritage, history and family memories – the daily trip to the market for ripe and fragrant tomatoes. Visiting a trusted butcher for fresh paithakia, and the local fish monger for the daily catch.Recipes passed down through generations. Honest Greek fare with a modern twist. Designed to share. Everything just as Thanos’ family has done through the ages.
A photo of GIA TORONTO restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(701)
Price: Moderate
• Vegetarian / Vegan • Little Portugal / Dundas West
Booked 40 times today
Gia is among the first restaurants in Canada to be recognized and recommended by the renowned Michelin Guide. Gia is a vibrant plant-forward 36 seat restaurant, specializing in handmade pasta with creative takes on Italian classics, like plant-based meatballs, Risotto, Focaccia, Ricotta Gnocchi, Rigatoni Bolognese, White Truffle Porcini Agnolotti. We offer Brunch Saturdays and Sundays featuring ricotta pancakes and plant based breakfast sandwich. Thursday and Friday we offer Lunch. Reservations: We allocate a dining period of 2 hours and typically book at 6pm and 8pm & 10pm, If you need more than 2 hours kindly let us know in advance and we will do our best to accommodate. Maximum party size is 5 Friday to Sunday. Bar seating available. Please visit our website giarestaurant.ca. For more information email us info@giarestaurant.ca or call us (416) 535-8888 after 4pm.Note: We do not have washrooms on the main floor.
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4.7
Exceptional(1011)
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • Little Italy / College St.
Booked 53 times today
Enoteca Sociale is built on passion.Passion for sharing a culture we fell in love with through the food we eat and the experiences we share. Opened in 2010, Enoteca Sociale has become a mainstay for Italian Cuisine in the Toronto, built on the philosophy of making simple & honest Roman cuisine that can be shared with friends and family.Through the years, Enoteca Sociale has evolved to offer a wider food offering comprised of traditional Roman dishes like Cacio e Pepe, l’Amatriciana and Carbonara. With Chef Kyle Rindinella at the helm the menu takes inspiration directly from Rome, remaining as true to the traditional culinary practices as possible. The Italian-focused wine list includes varietals that are rarely available elsewhere in Ontario and represent the entire country of Italy.
A photo of Paris Paris restaurant
4.4
Awesome(352)
Price: Very Expensive
• Wine Bar • Ossington
Booked 18 times today
Paris Paris is a gem of a restaurant in the Ossington neighborhood. It's a vibrant wine bar with a great variety of delicious wines and tapas. It has a warm and friendly atmosphere, making it a favorite among locals. Reviewers rave about the excellent service, great vibe, and super cute ambiance. It's a perfect place for a date night or dinner with friends.
A photo of BOUFFE by ADJEY restaurant
4.3
Awesome(240)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary French • Little Portugal / Dundas West
Booked 3 times today
BOUFFE BY ADJEY is a French kitchen and Wine Bar by Toronto celebrity chef David Adjey. Come for the best steak frites, our famous fresh lobster croquettes, delicious steak tartare and bouillabaisse Marseillaise. Everything is made from scratch! Located in Little Portugal at the corner of Dundas Street West and Ossington. Casual, vibrant New-York style atmosphere. Friendly and professional service. Great spot for French Food, French Wine and vibrant Music.
A photo of Pastiche restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(803)
Price: Expensive
• Fusion / Eclectic • Ossington
Booked 8 times today
No signage, just a door open to the curious. Behind velvet curtains and stained glass lies an outlandish space home to serendipity where the norm is challenged, imagination liberated, and curiosity celebrated. We don’t claim to have the perfect product or the perfect surprise (#HUMBLEBRAG), but we do strive for the perfect process because we’re not afraid of taking risks and experimenting. That’s when the magic happens - you taste something you never knew you loved so much!
A photo of Boehmer restaurant
4.5
Awesome(339)
Price: Very Expensive
• French / Canadian • Ossington
Booked 2 times today
Böehmer is a carefully curated themed restaurant in Toronto with a public and private dining room available for its guests. The restaurant is designed to incorporate a chic, sophisticated style with the unique and delicious menu items that have been designed, crafted and prepared in-house.Chef Paul Boehmer has been cooking in Toronto for 40 years and a lauded Iron Chef Canada champion.Favourite appetizers at Böehmer include the venison tartare with quail egg, Ontario wild leek aioli and Chef Boehmer's famous pan-seared Quebec foie gras with toasted brioche, black currant purée and maple-glazed apples. The Canadian bouillabaisse is a classic soup entrée and the bavette steak frites is a perfect crowd pleaser.
A photo of Season Six restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(151)
Price: Expensive
• Farm-to-table • Ossington
Booked 13 times today
We are a forward thinking restaurant with an ever changing seasonal bistro inspired menu. We specialize in slow cooked meats, mushrooms and farm to counter sides inspired by the six seasons of produce. Paired with a carefully curated list of unique natural wines, local craft beers, and seasonally inspired cocktails.
A photo of Azhar Kitchen + Bar restaurant
4.5
Awesome(156)
Price: Very Expensive
• Middle Eastern • Ossington
Booked 16 times today
Azhar Kitchen + Bar is a neighbourhood gathering place for soulful Eastern Mediterranean & Middle East inspired food and drink — hand-made and fire-cooked. Interesting and ever-changing wine list, seasonal cocktails, a warm ambiance and local ingredients are just a few things that accentuate the experience.Important Dining InformationWe have a 15 minute grace period. Please message us or give us a call if you are running late. Your table will be reserved for 1.5 hours for parties of up to 2, 2 hours for parties of 3-4, and 2.5 hours for parties of 5+ starting from the time of the booked reservation. Important Waitlist InformationWhen being added to our waitlist, you have 5 minutes to confirm or cancel via SMS. Once a confirmation has been received, the table will be held for an additional 10 minutes.
A photo of Salt Wine Bar restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(851)
Price: Expensive
• Tapas / Small Plates • Ossington
Booked 20 times today
Located at the top of the Ossington strip, Salt wine bar offers a modern progressive approach to Iberian/Canadian tapas. Salt is a bustling, cozy, communal tapas bar with great energy. Our guests enjoy artisanal cheeses, Iberian charcuterie and an excellent variety of small plate dishes. Chef Dave Kemp is strongly committed to using seasonal and local products whenever possible. Our cellar contains an extensive list of Portuguese and Spanish wines which complement each and every dish.
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