Lee

4.7
2108 reviews
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CAN$51 and over
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Global, International
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  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies

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About

LEE is an exciting, vibrant urban destination. Crafted by Chef Susur Lee and his dedicated kitchen staff, the menu at LEE is an exciting culinary experience where guests are invited to share and sample a wide variety of smaller dishes. Visitors can expect rapid and professional service with a wine list of approximately 50 eclectically sourced wines providing the versatility needed to compliment the diversity of the dishes.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Global, International, Southeast Asian, Fusion / Eclectic
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Hours of Operation
Dinner: Sunday - Wednesday: 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Thursday - Saturday: 5:00 pm - 11:30
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Phone number
(416) 504-7867
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Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Smart Casual
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Executive Chef
Susur Lee
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Private Party Facilities
With 3 separate private dining rooms, our venue can accommodate anywhere from 12 to 150 guests and was designed to host business meetings, birthdays, receptions or any special occasions. Sharing style or individual coursed menus available.
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Private Party Contact
Lee Restaurant: (416) 504-7867
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Neighbourhood
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Cross Street
KING & PORTLAND
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Parking Details
There is street parking after 6 pm & numerous public pay lots in the area. For the best parking in the area, please visit: https://toronto.bestparking.com/?ParkingType=daily&VehicleType=Regular&ParkingMode=Lots&zoom=16&lat=43.644133&lng=-79.400392&address=601%20King%20St.%20W&location_area=address_map
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Public Transit
Street car stop: King & Bathurst or King & Portland
Additional
Bar Dining, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.6
Food
4.6
Service
4.5
Ambience
4.1
Value
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86% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Calgary
3.0Dined on July 2, 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 3Ambience 2

Everything about Lee was okay - service, cost, taste. Would return, but not before trying a few other restaurants first.

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Toronto
5.0Dined on June 12, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

What a gem of a restaurant. Hat's off to the management and general staff and of course the hard working Chef and cooks in the kitchen! Totally worth the price as Lee offers an excellent experience!

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Edmonton
5.0Dined on June 4, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Amazing meal once again. Skip the tacos but everything else was great!

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Montreal
5.0Dined on June 2, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

It was simply amazing

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Toronto
2.0Dined on May 31, 2018
Overall 2Food 2Service 4Ambience 4

Over too fancy artsy and expensive but yet it did not hit the bottom. Make sure that you come with full stomach. Service was awesome I give them that.

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Toronto
5.0Dined on April 22, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Brought my friends here and had a wonderful dinner experience. Great food, nice service. Highly recommended ;)

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Toronto
5.0Dined on April 22, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Fantastic as always

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M
Toronto
5.0Dined on April 19, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Went to try out the famous slaw after hearing so many people rave about it. It lived up to all my expectations! Could not get enough of it. Would honestly go back just for this dish, although the rest of the food was also fantastic.

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Toronto
3.0Dined on April 19, 2018
Overall 3Food 1Service 5Ambience 4

Was really disappointed with salad. Not even close to real Susur Lee Singapurian slow. Really sad after this visit. Love Lee more then 5 years, but this time..... ;(((((

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Las Vegas
4.0Dined on April 18, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Great as usual. Very nice service too

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Philadelphia
4.0Dined on April 15, 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 3Ambience 3

Food was great, however service was inconsistent. I would return and would definitely recommend!

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S
Toronto
5.0Dined on April 10, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Exceptionally accommodating

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MJ
Toronto
5.0Dined on April 8, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We really enjoyed the food. For dinner, 3 dishes was more than enough for family style for 2 people. I would’ve been ok with 2 dishes. The 19 ingredient slaw salad was so good!!! Highly recommended.

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L
Toronto
5.0Dined on April 7, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great food as always. My husband and I love Lee and it never disappoints.

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Toronto
5.0Dined on April 7, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Amazing food and great service! Loved everything!

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Toronto
5.0Dined on April 1, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

All the Lee is exellent without the noise.

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New York Area
5.0Dined on April 1, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Lee always exceeds our expectations:)

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TW
Toronto
5.0Dined on March 10, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Recently here late on a Friday night. The food was fantastic. Must tries are their famous slaw (add salmon if you like) and the Cheeseburger Spring rolls. Hard to get a reservation but well worth the wait. It was a little confusing as I'm not sure who are server was, we dealed with about 4 different people. Regardless of that the service was fine. Will be back soon.

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r
Toronto
5.0Dined on March 8, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

Love dining at Lee as always. They are famous for their Singapore "slaw" which is only actually eaten in Singapore during Chinese New Year, and is definitely a gastronomic step above the version enjoyed there. I would highly recommend Lee for a dinner date, entertaining out-of-towners, business dinners or dining with friends.

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Atlantic Canada
4.0Dined on February 27, 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 3Ambience 4

The service at the beginning of the meeting was very disjointed. Four different people tried to fill out water glasses but we had ordered sparkling water from the first server. It also took a long time to get the wine to the table. On a positive note, the food is spectacular.

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Toronto
5.0Dined on February 19, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Birthday dinner. Delicious food

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Toronto
4.0Dined on February 12, 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 5

The food is wonderful and the service is excellent. The only issue is their very annoying habit of calling you to ask for confirmation of Open Table reservations. At least respect that I have made my reservation electronically and ask for confirmation electronically. Their calls always seem to interrupt meetings and they ask you call them back. Total pain, disrespectful and a waste of my time!!!!!!

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TS
Toronto
2.0Dined on February 7, 2018
Overall 2Food 3Service 1Ambience 2

I wasn't impressed with the restaurant at all. The table service was ok, but the staff who answered the phone was unprofessional. I spoke to a manager to clarify and confirm our reservation, and even though he said that everything was confirmed and he would personally make sure that our experience was nice, the staff was rushing us through dinner service and they forgot to send out the birthday wishes for the birthday girl, which is why we were there in the first place. I was so turned off by this place simply because of the terrible service. I have been to a lot of wonderful restaurants around the world and this was one experience that I would never want anyone to deal with. $200 wasted in my opinion.

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Toronto
3.0Dined on January 30, 2018
Overall 3Food 1Service 5Ambience 3

Was really looking forward to Lee for winterlicious. I was excited to try the food. To be completely honest, it was incredibly mediocre. For the 150 dollar tab for 2, it did not seem like good value. One dish was WAY too salty and the other one was kind of boring - nothing special and have had better in Chinatown for a fraction of the price.

The best thing we had was a molten chocolate cake, which was not on the winterlicious menu. I wonder if the quality of their food outside of winterlicious is better. Would not go back. The service was quite good though.

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Edmonton
2.0Dined on January 28, 2018
Overall 2Food 3Service 2Ambience 2

The food was very good, and the slaw did not disappoint. But everything else did.
This was for my wife's birthday, and we had a 6pm reservation. The tables are very close together. The server actually spit as he talked and showered my our table. And we were very rushed. You could tell that they wanted us out by 7pm. (one hour). The server had the credit card machine out before we finished our wine.

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JF
Toronto
5.0Dined on January 27, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The Winterlicious timeframe does not always push restaurants to put out their best effort. Such was entirely NOT the case at Lee. Staff were extremely attentive and not rushed off their feet which looked like they had done a good job of staggering the booking times. Food was exceptional ... as always ... perfectly prepared and great quality ingredients. Lee demonstrates that you can participate in these seasonal events without making the guests feel like they are at a bad food court. Our experience was outstanding!

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Toronto
5.0Dined on January 20, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Amazing experience as always!! And they even brought out a birthday treat for my friend!! Will always recommend Lee!

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Toronto
5.0Dined on January 13, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Our server, Lee, was absolutely lovely. He walked us through his favourite items on the menu and offered his opinion on wines, but was never too pushy. We spent some time chatting with Mike, the General Manager, who was a delight. The food was incredible, as expected. We were definitely not let down by our experience and I would highly recommend it.

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Chicago
4.0Dined on December 31, 2017
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

It was a delicious New Year’s Eve dinner. 8 great courses. Definitely an unforgettable experience. The restaurants ambiance was nice but nothing that really blew me away. The service was a little slow. We were on pace with the table besides us and when receiving our final course, the table next to us received their dessert, finished it and paid while we still had not received our final course. Overall very pleased with the food and drink. Would absolutely come back again.

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MA
Vancouver
5.0Dined on December 31, 2017
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Went on New Years Eve for their tasting menu, and it was delicious! Also did the wine pairing which was well chosen. My only feedback was the portions of wine were a bit small. I will definitely go back for other occasions.

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Toronto
5.0Dined on December 26, 2017
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Fabulous experience! We were fortunate to be at Lee after Chef Lee's return from Japan, and were treated to a very creative 7-course tasting menu. Every morsel was exceptionally flavourful and beautifully presented. From foie gras to tuna tartare to a scallop/shrimp dumpling to duck confit to rare beef with truffle. And of course the always delicious Singapore Slaw. Will definitely return soon. Go for the food and vibrant atmosphere, but don't expect quiet romantic conversation. The place is bustling.

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Toronto
5.0Dined on December 23, 2017
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Each dish of the tasting menu is superb. Whether a first-timer or a regular customer, Chef Susur's Singaporean Slaw is a must-very tasty yet none of the 19 ingredients is overpowering, has great balance of texture, and very pleasing to the eye. Will definitely recommend this to friends and family, as a matter of fact, I will bring my husband's family and relatives in 2 months for their reunion.

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Toronto
3.0Dined on December 20, 2017
Overall 3Food 3Service 5Ambience 2

Noisy. Tables too close together. I
Peking duck was not Peking duck

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Toronto
5.0Dined on December 20, 2017
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Fantastic food as always. Sam was a great server.

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Toronto
5.0Dined on December 19, 2017
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 3

Best Restaurant in Toronto, high priced but worth it. Had the tasting menu at $95.00...fantastic flavours, tapas sized, good presentation, attentive service. Only negative, like so many restaurants, no noise adsorbing materials to reduce the ambient noise levels.
Can't wait for the next occasion.

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San Francisco
5.0Dined on December 19, 2017
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Susur at his best. That said, Susur is always at his best. Wonderful experience, and food, every time.

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New York Area
5.0Dined on December 16, 2017
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Went for dinner after a matinee theatre with my dad and sister. The shared style menu was great to be able to try a variety of foods and the cocktail list looked yummy. I am pregnant so had a virgin Green Dragon and it was delicious. Definitely recommend the slaw and scallops. My water glass never got less than half full. Great service!

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Toronto
5.0Dined on December 16, 2017
Overall 5Food 4Service 4Ambience 5

We’ve been going there for nearly 20-years - always special and the food and service outstanding!

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Toronto
4.0Dined on December 16, 2017
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Lee is my husbands favorite restaurant and so we came for his Birthday. As usual the food was excellent! We had our staples of Singapore Slaw and the Cheeseburger Spring Rolls but did try something new: the Tuna 2 ways. The Tuna Cevice is my new favorite menu item! The kitchen was also kind enough to send over a birthday treat to my husband for dessert - a nice touch! All in all, another wonderful meal at Lee’s. We will see you again soon!

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DM
Toronto
5.0Dined on December 15, 2017
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great food and service! Great atmosphere! Servers very attentive!

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