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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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
Food

4.5

Service

4.7

Ambience

4.7

Value

4.1

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Quiet

88% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (59)
Business Meals (54)
Romance (53)
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Good for Anniversaries (48)
Quiet Conversation (44)
Good for a Date (44)
Good for Birthdays (35)
Notable Wine List (32)
Cozy (25)
Pre/post-theatre (23)
Worth the Drive (19)
Bar Seating (15)
Fit for Foodies (15)
Authentic (15)
Group Bookings (13)
Lunch (11)
Fun (9)
Handcrafted Cocktails (9)
Creative Cuisine (8)
Live Music (7)
Neighbourhood Gem (7)
Casual (6)
Tasting Menu (6)
Hot Spot (5)
Vibrant Bar Scene (5)
Brunch (3)
Comfort Food (3)
Late-Night Find (3)
Paleo-Friendly (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Child-Friendly (2)
Gluten-Free Options (2)
Great Beer (2)
Healthy (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
People Watching (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Seasonal (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
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Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined 3 days ago

Hy’s steakhouse was incredible; The service, food quality, experience, everything was perfect. Would highly recommend!!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Paleo Friendly, Quiet Conversation
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined 4 days ago

Food was amazing service was great would definitely go back again

Food4
Ambience4
Service4
Value2

 
 (Toronto)·Dined 5 days ago

Had a very relaxing evening with our best friends. Hy’s staff were amazing. Dinner was excellent. Steak tartare was perfect. Overall excellent evening.

Tags: Romantic, Notable Wine List
Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value4

 
·Dined 6 days ago

Had a great meal & was very pleased to be able to have table side service for two of our favourites Ceasar Salad & Steak Diane - our server did a fantastic job with both, very bite thoroughly enjoyed. The only downside I would say is how close we were sitting to other tables - I realize we made a last minute reservation but the restaurant was by no means full & it seemed as if everyone was sitting in one spot. Your location is absolutely beautiful & would definitely come back again - understand you are moving but were assured Hy's high standard & ambience will be at new location as well. Keep up the great service - a treat to go to a beautiful place & have a memorable & special dining occasion.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Good for Groups, Pre/post Theatre, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date
Food5
Ambience4
Service4
Value5

 
·Dined 6 days ago

It was an amazing experience the food was amazing

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on February 11, 2018

We come here alot and every time we leave so satisfied! The food is amazing and the service is even better! 11/10!!! Shout out to Gabe, what a classy gentleman who goes above and beyond serving! Thanks! J

Tags: Comfort Food, Notable Wine List, Good Vegetarian Options, Hot Spot, Healthy, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Romantic, Business Meals, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Authentic, Worth the Drive, Tasting Menu, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on February 11, 2018

From the minute we checked in our coats we were greeted with smiles and amazing service. Everyone was friendly and approachable. The food was amazing and it was nice having a cocktail at the bar prior to bed no seated at our table for dinner.

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value3

 
·Dined on February 10, 2018

Food was particularly good this time. We had a great evening.

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on February 9, 2018

My husband and I had a wonderful date night. Started out at the bar and had some delicious cocktails. The bartender really took his time and and you could tell he really enjoys handcrafting cocktails. There was a live trumpet player and singer that were fantastic.
Our dining room experience was just as great. Our server Mikey was so wonderful. He was really helpful in both our wine and food selections. The food was top notch. We will definitely be back!

Tags: Notable Wine List, Business Meals, Handcrafted Cocktails, Live Music, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Romantic
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on February 5, 2018

Very nice service and environment

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on February 4, 2018

T’was a lovely dining experience. Thank you for making it a very special sweet 16! Until next time ...

Food4
Ambience4
Service5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on February 3, 2018

The service is great. The steak is very good, but very expensive. It's a great experience for special occasions, but definitely not an usual hang out spot for average households with set income. It's great to try at lease once though.

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on February 3, 2018

Great ambiance and service, from the door entrance, to bar to the dining room. Fantastic Cesar salad made right at our table by the server. Great wine selection and amazingly cooked steak. My daughter and I were there for dinner. Everything was perfect - thank you!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Pre/post Theatre, Worth the Drive, Bar Seating
Food3
Ambience4
Service4
Value1

vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Haven't been there for years and we thought we would give them another chance . Overpriced for what you get. You can get better quality food, service and experience for that price in Toronto.

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on February 1, 2018

My favourite steak house. Splendid service and great atmosphere.

Tags: Romantic, Notable Wine List, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Authentic, Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Tasting Menu, Worth the Drive
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on January 30, 2018

Always good for a quiet business lunch! Quiet atmosphere is perfect for talking!

Tags: Great for Lunch
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

vip
 (Miami)·Dined on January 28, 2018

We were visiting Toronto and went to Hy’s for a nice dinner. The restaurant is very beautiful and the food was very good. Service was excellent, too. We would definitely go back on our next visit to Toronto.

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on January 28, 2018

As per usual, Hy's did not disappoint. I really like the fact that each and every server came by the table to take an order, bring a plate, fill wine, whatever ... a real team approach to service!

Tags: Authentic, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Business Meals
Food5
Ambience4
Service4
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on January 27, 2018

We had a great time! The staff was friendly and well spoken. Food was EXCELLENT!!! Staff was a little bit slow at times, but not overly so. Mind you, it was a pretty busy night. Can’t get over how great the food was. Superb!

Food3
Ambience5
Service3
Value2

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Expectations were high based on reputation and certainly the surroundings were impressive. We were disappointed they had discontinued serving a small complementary bread basket. It gave the impression they were nickel and diming. The steaks were flavourful but unexpectedly sinewy. The mashed potatoes were lukewarm but my wife was pleased with her baked potato. I found the broccoli under cooked but my wife found her asparagus perfect. Overall the meal was acceptable but just did not live up to the standards we had expected.

Tags: Romantic, Quiet Conversation
Food2
Ambience4
Service3
Value1

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on January 27, 2018

We started off with oysters and while they were good, they were all the same, it would have been nice to have a variety. For the price of the dishes, complimentary bread and adding a vegetable with the meal would have been nice. I asked for Chicago style and found it to be overly charred. Couldn't really taste the flavor of the steak anymore, just char. The mashed potatoes were smooth but bland. I took my husband there for his birthday and mentioned it at the time I booked the online reservation. At the end of the meal the server wished my husband a Happy Birthday but the restaurant didn't do anything special for him. I wasn't sure if they normally did, but I would have appreciated a little something. Overall the visit was "just ok", wouldn't recommend it and wouldn't go back.

Food2
Ambience5
Service4
Value2

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on January 26, 2018

I was disappointed when the waiter informed me that they do not prepare Caesar Salad table side for lunch, only dinner. Since in Toronto is is almost impossible to find a Caesar Salad prepared in the traditional manner I chose Hy's because their website implies that a "true" Caesar Salad would be available no matter when I dined. I ordered the fish of the day and it was quite bland, that is to say very little taste, hardly worth $28.95. I ordered a bottle of Veuve Clicquot for $145.00, and I was quite pleased with the way it was served out of a silver wine cooler and tulip Champagne glasses. Hy's is an outstandingly beautiful restaurant, with tables set with linen and silver (often very hard to find in restaurants nowadays). So for such a grand place I was disappointed to hear annoying popular music one would expect at a low-end suburban eatery. During a fine dining experience, it is hoped that the correct utensils would be placed on the table, therefore I was rather surprised to see that since I ordered fish the waiter should have provided a fish knife and fish fork, not a dinner fork and steak knife, picky I know but at these prices one should expect excellence. I know this is a negative review, so I would like to add that my waiter did provide excellent and friendly service, I have no criticisms of him, and I'm sure that as far as the table set up was concerned he was only following directions from management.

Food4
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on January 20, 2018

Very impressive place that I will be going back to visit. The service as amazing. We had Erin and Dimitri and they more or less waited on our table the entire time. My steak wasn’t done the way I wanted and Erin took it back without hesitation. I can’t say anything bad and would highly recommend it.

Food4
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on January 20, 2018

Very enjoyable dinner, cauliflower and broccoli were a little undercooked . Cocktail was delicious- a French Martini! Seevic was very nicely done!

Tags: Special Occasion, Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Romantic
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on January 20, 2018

Phenomenal service and the food was incredible. Very Pricey but you do get what you pay for and the service cant be beat. Great staff, great atmosphere, great meal and it made for an unforgettable date.

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

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on January 19, 2018

Excelent food and service. Best filet mignon ever.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
 (San Diego)·Dined on January 15, 2018

It was great!

Food1
Ambience4
Service2
Value1

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on January 13, 2018

5th time dining at Hy's and likely my last! When one goes to a higher end steakhouse one would expect the person grilling the steaks actually knew what they were doing. I ordered the 10oz NY which I have ordered this and the 14oz many times over. The cut was discount supermarket quality at best. The steak was not seared properly, when I cut into it , it was rare. I ordered Medium. I can handle a steak that might be under, but big difference between rare and medium. My biggest disappointment is the search and how tough the steak was once they put it back on the grill. It is unacceptable for a steakhouse particular one that boasts as being a top steakhouse can't properly sear a steak. They ended up comping the steak, but I didn't travel 90 mins into to Downtown Toronto for a free meal specifically one that was underwhelming. Shame on you Hy's.

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (New York Area)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Everything was delicious. Perfectly cooked. Friendly staff. Enjoyable evening.

Tags: Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List
Food4
Ambience4
Service5
Value4

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on January 13, 2018

This was our first visit to Hy's and so we did not have any preconceived notions of what to expect when we made our reservation. Having visited many other steak houses in downtown Toronto, we have come to understand that many present an image they cannot live up to.

When you think classic top end steak house, Hy's fits the bill. Lots of dark mahogany, deep tables and high end linens. The wine list is nice and allows choices for the modest to average budget but does appear to lack in some of the more robust and elegant choices. Not a big deal as their selection of Niagara and Napa choices will fit most tastes. The main dishes are served to perfection and wonderfully presented. Our choices included fillet and NY strip which arrived exactly as ordered and extremely flavorful. Deserts were decadent and the perfect end to the meal. A cheesecake with amazing berry compote shared by two. Rounding off the evening we enjoyed some additional time in conversation without any feeling of being rushed. The service and attentiveness of all staff was top shelf and definitely inspires us to add Hy's to our list of must attend spots in Toronto.

Tags: Authentic, Pre/post Theatre, Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Great experience overall!!

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Montreal)·Dined on January 12, 2018

I want to say thank you to the Hy steakhouse for providing My boyfriend and I with incredible service on our 10 year anniversary. Our waitress Natasha was knowledgeable about the menu and made excellent recommendations for our meals, cocktails, and wine. We sought out this restaurant to try beef Wellington and were not disappointed but it didn’t stop there; everything from the scallops to the vegetable medley was something I would return for. Thank you for a dining experience that will not soon be forgotten! We look forward to our next experience with you :)

Tags: Worth the Drive, Casual, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Cozy, Romantic, Notable Wine List
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Amazing food and fabulous service. Never disappoints!

Food3
Ambience4
Service5
Value3

 
 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 3, 2018

Not an experience to write home about, but it was nice to get away from the bustle of the city.

Tags: Good for a Date
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Amazing experience with a great atmosphere. The service was really good as well. Food was cooked to perfection. 5 star

Tags: Romantic, Good for a Date
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Service was outstanding, food was fantastic. We will be back again.

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on December 31, 2017

The food was absolutely delicious. I had the steak tartare as my app, and the filet mignon with a lobster tail for dinner... Amazing!!!

Tags: Bar Seating, Authentic, Sunday Lunch, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
Food3
Ambience4
Service4
Value2

 
 (Las Vegas)·Dined on December 31, 2017

This is normally my favourite restaurant, my husband brings me here for New Years / my birthday. Once arrived it took awhile to even been offered a drink. Once we decided on food I was excited to have the beef Wellington and if you have even had it you know it’s amazing, unfortunately my meat was very undercookedand the puff pastry was raw, (the vegetable and potatoes were excellent) after telling the waiter he took my meal back and offer me a complementary dessert, are u kidding a $60.95 meal that was unedible and you offered a dessert. Was the worst experience I have ever had, we left after paying $240 bill and we later ordered room service as I was staring. Not sure I will be back very expensive evening and not even getting your whole meal.

Tags: Special Occasion
Food2
Ambience4
Service5
Value2

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on December 31, 2017

you Really need to improve the presentation on your meals and should offer a vegetable with the price you pay .
Sorry but I would rather have gone to the Keg.

Food4
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 30, 2017

We choose Hy’s as they were rated number 6 on Trip Advisor with a chain steak house being ranked from 2 to 5.

I don’t know how rankings are done but Hy’s service is impeccable, our steaks done to perfection, the martinis the best we have had in years, the service was non rushed and every waiter had a smile on their face.

We have told everyone that Hy’s is a must stop on any visit to Toronto.

We tend to stay away from chain steak houses and we are glad we choose Hy’s

Tags: Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene, Late-night Find, Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries

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