About Hy's Steak House - Toronto

Hy's Toronto has everything you could expect from a classic steakhouse in an elegant, upscale atmosphere. At the entrance, the elegant lounge lures with the sounds of contemporary live music and perfectly chilled martinis. Each unique dining area is more beautiful than the last, from the front room, centered by the famous steak grill, through the open and light-filled atrium to the intimate mezzanine with cozy fireplace and mahogany wine cabinets. Our servers will guide you with professionalism and care, and our award winning, Wine Spectator recognized wine list will tempt you with well chosen labels from around the world. Sink into a plush banquette, enjoy our famous cheese toast and a caesar salad, then savor one of the classic cuts of Canadian Prime beef...and you'll know why Hy's is Canada's premier steakhouse.

Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Steakhouse, Seafood, Steak

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm; Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm and Sunday 4pm-10pm.
Happy Hour weekdays 4-8pm.
For special events, please call the restaurant.

Cross Street:
York

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
CAN$51 and over

Payment Options:
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(416) 364-6600

Website:
http://www.hyssteakhouse.com/

Entertainment:
Hy's sumptuous cocktail lounge features live entertainment Tuesday through Saturday. Sink into one of the cozy leather sofas, signature martini in hand, and enjoy to the sounds of contemporary Canadian musicians.

Catering:
Hy's is happy to accommodate take out requests. Please call the restaurant.

Parking Details:
Valet parking on Adelaide St. starting at 5:00pm, Monday to Saturday

Public Transport:
Hy's is located on the Path system and can be accessed through the underground.

Executive Chef:
Saku Velummylum

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Hy's managers are expert party planners. From weddings and rehearsal dinners to important client meetings, to landmark birthday and anniversary celebrations, our team would be delighted to help you make your event perfect.

Private Dining Rooms:
The Richmond Room
DETAILS
Private / Seats 40 (50 Standing)
DESCRIPTION
Warm wood paneling and a spectacular hand painted mural create an inviting oasis in the heart of Toronto’s glass and steel financial district.

Adelaide Room
DETAILS
Private / Seats 75 (90 for Cocktails)
DESCRIPTION
On the second level, tucked above the main floor dining room, your guests can enjoy exclusivity while still sharing the stunning décor and gracious atmosphere of the restaurant.

Private Dining

Hy's spectacular downtown location is second to none for private dining. Our stunning restaurant can play host for any occasion, from the most formal reception to the most casual get together. We can accommodate 25 to 50 for private dining, and arrangements can be also be made for smaller groups.

Hy's Steak House - Toronto Ratings and Reviews

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4.4

Service

4.8

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4.7

Value

4.1

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89% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (52)
Romance (44)
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Good for a Date (39)
Good for Anniversaries (38)
Notable Wine List (26)
Quiet Conversation (26)
Good for Birthdays (24)
Cozy (23)
Worth the Drive (17)
Group Bookings (16)
Fit for Foodies (16)
Pre/post-theatre (14)
Authentic (12)
Creative Cuisine (9)
Bar Seating (7)
Live Music (7)
Neighbourhood Gem (7)
Casual (6)
Comfort Food (6)
Fun (6)
Gluten-Free Options (4)
Handcrafted Cocktails (4)
Healthy (4)
Hot Spot (4)
Lunch (4)
Paleo-Friendly (4)
People Watching (4)
Late-Night Find (3)
Seasonal (3)
Brunch (2)
Great Beer (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
Organic (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Child-Friendly (1)
Outdoor Eating (1)
Quick Bite (1)
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Food2
Ambience4
Service4
Value2

vip
 (Toronto)·Dined 2 days ago

My husband had New York steak, and it was very fatty. My filet mignon was ok, but not even close to Jacob's. Wouldn't recommend this place for steak. Very average quality.

Food3
Ambience4
Service3
Value3

 
 (London)·Dined 5 days ago

Location and venue are great.
Food good, but no wow factor.
Overall safe place in a warm setting.

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined 6 days ago

Wonderful place, wonderful service, great steak and just as great vegetarian meatloaf. This is the restaurant where you actually can have conversation and where you won't feel that you constantly have to keep raising your voice so that you will be heard over the noise...

Tags: Good for Groups, Quiet Conversation, Sunday Lunch, Late-night Find, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Authentic, Pre/post Theatre, Romantic
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on December 3, 2017

Was there to celebrate a birthday. Scene, food and service was excellent.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Romantic, Good for a Date, Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on December 2, 2017

Amazing service and hospitality. Went there for an anniversary and they had a complimentary gift. Won't say what it is but...it was delicious and so was the rest of our dinner.
My steak cut through almost like butter and it tasted perfectly seasoned. Can't go wrong with the bone-in rib steak.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Fun, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Notable Wine List
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on December 2, 2017

Great steak

Food3
Ambience5
Service3
Value3

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Steak was excellent
Asparagus was cold as was the Hollandaise sauce. It was also lumpy.
Crab portion was so small it was almost none existent.
Waiter disappeared after dinner so we sat looking at the dessert menu for 20-30 minutes so we asked for our bill and left. No coffee or dessert.

Food4
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
·Dined on December 1, 2017

First filet mignon was full of arteries making it chewy and disappointing. Replacement filet was perfect in all ways. Jimmy was the best! Great people person!

Tags: Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Business Meals, Cozy
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on November 29, 2017

Outstanding service and food. Always my go to spot for peppercorn steak and cocktails in the lounge. Tory our table server is awesome and our bartender AlaNA is dynomite

Tags: Business Meals, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Cozy, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic, Good for a Date
Food5
Ambience5
Service5

 
 (New England)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Had dinner in the bar on Sunday night. Loved everything about our evening. The selection of steaks in different forms is impressive. Wine choices are many. The staff were all fun and very attentive. An added surprise was the live music that started at 7 pm. Nice chill music selections. Great desserts also!

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on November 25, 2017

We went to Toronto to celebrate my daughter's 17th birthday who wanted to have her birthday dinner at Hy's since it no longer exists in Ottawa and the experience was just as positive as it ever was from past experience. Everything was wonderful from the service to the food to the way they cater to their clientele. My family loves Hy's and would highly recommend it for a special occasion, a date night, a group event and a business gathering. We look forward to the next time.

Tags: Paleo Friendly, Pre/post Theatre, Worth the Drive, Fun, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on November 24, 2017

Really great place to go when you want great food, excellent service, and the ability to have a conversation without having to shout to be heard. Nice ambience.

Tags: Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies
Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value3

vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 17, 2017

We had a very enjoyable dinner. The pace of the service and food was excellent and we had a very nice evening.

Tags: Bar Seating, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Ordered the table service menu and it was amazing!! The food was just so delicious. I’m vegetarian so I ordered the vegetarian meatloaf and it was so delicious as well. Pricey but worth it. Recommend!!

Tags: Good for a Date, Live Music, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
Food4
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on November 12, 2017

We were celebrating our 40th anniversary and decided to do something big by getting out of Columbus, Ohio, USA and visiting Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Thanks to our daughter, she recommended Hy's because everything she saw fit our ocassion, including the menu. My wife loves fish, I love steak. My daughter booked it, and told the restaurant that it was our anniversary. We didn't know she told them. The front host greeted us by saying Happy Anniversary. And our server had Happy Anniversary written in chocolate on our dessert plate! Both wonderful surprises. It was Sunday, November 12, 2017, our actual 40tb anniversary date and it was the perfect ending to our extended weekend stay in Toronto. We will definitely be back sometime! That's why you get five stars from us all the way down!

Tags: Tasting Menu, Creative Cuisine, Great for Brunch, Romantic
Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value4

 
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Extradinery service and superb food. Our server Alkan has great knowledge or all the food and wine in this place, super friendly staff and host as well, worthy every dollar.

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Went there for our anniversary and as soon as we were seated right away even though we were early. The staff was very well organized as it was our anniversary and everyone we saw who worked there knew it was a special day to us and made sure to make us feel as though it was to them as well. The staff is amazing. To me that makes or breaks a place even more than the food. The staff is very well knowledgeable and the table side dining is a special treat. The food was perfectly prepared. The best steak I've ever had. The sixty day aged bone in rib steak. A perfect meal for a special day. We will be returning again when we visit Toronto and everyone I know will know how impressive this place is. Thanks for making our day so special.

Dave and Catherine

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Late-night Find, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Cozy, Fun, Bar Seating, Live Music, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Good for a Date
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on November 11, 2017

Excellent service, dined with my girlfriend and 2 other friends. The steak was superb and they also made my desert TABLESIDE which was a cool experience! They didn’t rush us neither which was relaxing. Bill was $250 for my girlfriend and i so be prepared to spend a little something but most definitely worth the money. Will come again!

Food4
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on November 10, 2017

The atmosphere was nice. The staff were amazing nice and friendly and funny. We enjoyed the food and they have a very large wine selection to choose from. The food left us feeling full and saying we will return soon!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Romantic, Business Meals
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on November 9, 2017

Excellent as always, great place for great steak and wine

Tags: Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Quiet Conversation
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on November 8, 2017

Waiter was excellent. Didn't interrupt conversations. Very professional!

Food4
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on November 8, 2017

Masculine, old world, elegant decor. Attentive, knowledgeable and friendly staff. Will dine there again if I’m ever in Toronto agAin

Tags: Special Occasion
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Detroit)·Dined on November 4, 2017

We enjoyed Hy’s steak house!
The food was fantastic, the staff was very attentive, I will be going back there for dinner whenever we come to Toronto.

Food5
Ambience5
Service5

vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on November 4, 2017

The best in service atmosphere and food as always. Just love the peppercorn steak

Food2
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on October 29, 2017

We ordered CHATEAUBRIAND FOR TWO which prepared in the dining room. The steak and vegetables were cold. The steak wasn't taste perfect as I expected should be based on the price and the quality of the restaurant.

Tags: Romantic, Good for a Date, Live Music, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
Food4
Ambience4
Service4
Value4

 
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Great service by Lorne. Mashed Potatoes seemed like something out of a cardboard box- they could do a lot better for a fine establishment. Disappointing

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Cozy
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Everything was great except the charge for garlic bread. After going to Hy's for over 40 years (Vancouver-Winnipeg and Toronto) and given your prices it is somewhat insulting to be charged for bread.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Romantic
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
·Dined on October 28, 2017

Fantastic - simply fantastic. Great atmosphere, excellent food, and over-the-top service from wait staff!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries
Food2
Ambience3
Service4
Value3

 
 (Las Vegas)·Dined on October 26, 2017

Raw Oysters came after the mains were served and they were pathetic looking and overly handled. No explanation as to why they were so late but I suspect they must have needed defrosting. Steak tartar was pretty bland and without any ask on how I would like it. All ingredients were preset and all added in.

Steaks themselves were good.

Tags: Business Meals
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on October 25, 2017

Extremely pleased with the food and service I received. I will be visiting again.

Tags: Authentic, Romantic, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 25, 2017

good food..good service...they make the salad live in front of u...nice decoration...elegant place and the bar is more casual with space so u can eat a steak while bar style
enjoying

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on October 24, 2017

Perfect bar service and always love the food. Management is also the best

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, People Watching
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
·Dined on October 22, 2017

Our 2 main waiters were very friendly and did a fantastic job serving us. Their names were Michael and Mike T. I hope I have their names correct. They introduced but my memory is not as good. We had table #302. This was my retirement dinner from my bosses

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Fun, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Cozy
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on October 22, 2017

Came here for my husbands wedding and will definitely come here again! Delicious food and amazing service. Michael was amazing, easy to communicate with and very helpful. Will definitely be coming again!

Tags: Authentic, Hot Spot, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies
Food2
Ambience4
Service3
Value1

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Still love the atmosphere and feel of Hy's. The staff is pleasant and they definitely hustle when the place is busy. But, like a lot of places, they lost sight of what made them great - and decided to raise the prices and drop the level of care taken with the food.

Hy's is sadly way over priced. Garlic bread used to come before the meal, but that's been removed and replaced with a famous cheese bread that is almost $10 and not famous at all. It's cheese. Melted over bread.

Appetizers were warm. Steak Neptune was supposed to be 8oz, but it was barely 6oz and I had it done rare. Sauce was non-existent.

Lazy. Over priced. Sadly, we won't return. Please someone at Hy's. Take a look at the big picture. Have you gone too far with the prices? Is the food being executed in a great way, like it used to be? We're not the only patrons who feel this way. Read the reviews. There's a red-thread that echo's what's been written above.

Best of luck. You need it right now.

Tags: Special Occasion, Business Meals, Cozy
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on October 21, 2017

Waiter was excellent! Gave us complimentary Prosecco for my bf's birthday! Very helpful with selection steaks and dishes! Food was delicious and so was dessert! Would definitely go back!

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion
Food4
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
·Dined on October 19, 2017

Top notched service and wonderful atmosphere. Highly recommend for a business meeting.

Tags: Romantic, Seasonal, Good for Groups
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on October 17, 2017

Great steak.. service was excellent. Waiter Recommended a great wine. Will definitely return. Venue is excellent for special occasions.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Great for Brunch
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (London)·Dined on October 16, 2017

It isour first time in Toronto and Hy’s was highly recommended and we can see why. The service was fantastic and then food was great too. Waiter was extremely knowledgeable and helped with steak discussions. This would be a lovely restaurant to celebrate a special occasion but also quiet enough for a business meeting. The best part was the table service spinach salad and the banana foster (both a must) and the table service differentiates the restaurant from others.

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on October 14, 2017

I took my wife here for her Birthday. She can only eat grass fed meat so it was the perfect fit. From the valet, front counter and wait staff, the service was impeccable. The food was so good and her bday desert was mouth watering. Looking forward to our next visit!!!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Romantic

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