About Los Colibris

Upscale dining in a formal yet comfortable atmosphere. Los Colibris offers authentic dishes prepared by Chef Elia Herrera who has created her entire menu using family recipes from her hometown in Veracruz, Mexico. Service is warm, hospitable and efficient. We are here to cater to your every wish and always strive to provide an exceptional dining experience.

Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
International, Contemporary Mexican, Mexican

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Wednesday 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Thursday - Friday 5:00pm - 10:30pm
Saturday 4:00pm - 10:30pm
Sunday - Closed

Cross Street:
Simcoe

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
CAN$31 to CAN$50

Payment Options:
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(416) 979-7717

Website:
http://www.loscolibris.ca/

Parking Details:
Public parking located just south of us on Wellington, west of Simcoe. Parking also available on either side of Duncun on Richmond.

Public Transport:
St. Andrews Subway Station

Executive Chef:
Elia Herrera

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wine

Offers

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Offers

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Details

Ring in the New Year with an extra special evening filled with friends, family and fine Mexican cuisine. Mi casa es tu casa.

Private Dining

Both the elegant atmosphere and delicious cuisine make Los Colibrís the ideal place to host an event. Whether you are looking for an intimate dinner or a corporate social event, our experienced team of professionals will ensure that your every need is attended to and that you leave delighted.

Los Colibris Ratings and Reviews

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4.3

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
Food

4.3

Service

4.3

Ambience

4.3

Value

3.9

Noise

Moderate

85% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (39)
Authentic (37)
Good for a Date (37)
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Creative Cuisine (34)
Pre/post-theatre (32)
Good for Anniversaries (28)
Romance (27)
Fit for Foodies (26)
Good for Birthdays (20)
Spicy (19)
Group Bookings (16)
Cozy (16)
Worth the Drive (14)
Business Meals (13)
Quiet Conversation (13)
Neighbourhood Gem (12)
Tapas (11)
Comfort Food (10)
Fun (10)
Good Vegetarian Options (10)
Handcrafted Cocktails (9)
Tasting Menu (8)
Hot Spot (7)
Casual (7)
Healthy (6)
Notable Wine List (5)
Bar Seating (4)
Gluten-Free Options (4)
People Watching (3)
Seasonal (3)
Great Beer (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Late-Night Find (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
Lunch (2)
Outdoor Eating (1)
Paleo-Friendly (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Sunday Lunch (1)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
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Food5
Ambience3
Service4
Value4

 
 (Toronto)·Dined 4 days ago

Great dining experience. Excellent Mexican food that is not a taco and fajitas experience, but sophisticated unique and tasty dishes.

Tags: Authentic, Gluten Free Options, Pre/post Theatre
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined 4 days ago

The food was amazing but they mixed the drinks order twice; they fix it no problem but didn't offer anything free or lower bill because of the mix up.

Tags: Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
Food4
Ambience3
Service4
Value4

 
·Dined 5 days ago

a very good, upscale Mexican restaurant. Excellent appetizers (superb Guacamole and ceviche). All 4 of us enjoyed our mains (the best Lamb shank in Toronto, and a very tasty pork - stuffed pepper dish, as well as excellent fresh fish ). Wine list was reasonably priced with a limited but good selection, with many from South America .

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Healthy, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Gluten Free Options, Authentic, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre
Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value3

 
 (Toronto)·Dined 6 days ago

We had a wonderful time at Los Colibris. The food was fantastic, the service was excellent. My only negative comment is that when my wife ordered a wine that they unfortunately did not have the recommendation of a different wine was considerably more expensive.

Would go back in heart beat.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

vip
 (Toronto)·Dined 6 days ago

Delicious dinners with great service. Lovely choice for dining out.

Tags: Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date
Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined 7 days ago

Excellent service. The waiter indicated he was new, but he was so well trained he knew the menu very well and madeexcellent recommendations.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Comfort Food, Handcrafted Cocktails
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

vip
 (Montreal)·Dined on November 14, 2017

Excellent high-end Mexican cuisine, amazing service (we were sharing several appetizers and to facilitate, without us even asking, they split some of them into 2 plates (like
the soup) to make it easier for us.

Food4
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Went here to celebrate my girlfriend's birthday. The ambiance is nice. Food was tasty and cocktails were good - however, it was predictably rather expensive. Not amazing value but the food is good nonetheless.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Spicy
Food3
Ambience4
Service2
Value3

 
·Dined on November 12, 2017

The food at Los Colibris was somewhat in between mexican inspiration and spanish formula (tapas or sharable plates). The tuna tartare was delicious and definitely our coup de coeur on the menu! The service needs however to be improved. Our waiter seemed bored and his approach was abrupt. He would interrupt us without a little "I am sorry". The kind of details that changes the overall experience and discourages us to come back.

Tags: Casual, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Groups
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on November 9, 2017

Perfect before the theatre

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 9, 2017

Excelente comida y servicio

Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on November 8, 2017

Service was outstanding and the food was interesting and flavourful.

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

 
·Dined on November 8, 2017

A very pleasant pre-theatre dinner choice. Décor was bright and airy yet warm and comfortable at the same time. Reservations recommended as when we arrived at 5:45 the restaurant was almost empty...within 30 minutes there was not an empty table. The $45 Pre Fixe menu was very good( we did have to request this menu as it was not originally given with the regular dinner menu-we'd just seen it on line & asked if they still had it) The baby kale salad with Mango Pineapple Ginger dressing was excellent blend of flavours and texture, and the sea bass was also very tasty. Homemade ice creams and sorbets. My husband ordered a la carte & it was not an outrageous price difference for 3 courses. He tried several different menu items which were all beautifully presented and excellent food choices. Our waiter Gaen was 2 weeks new in Toronto, and we would request him as our server next time. He was knowledgeable, timely, courteous & amiable. Thank you Los Colibros for an excellent meal and start to our evening:)

Tags: Healthy, Fit for Foodies, Good Vegetarian Options, Creative Cuisine, Pre/post Theatre
Food3
Ambience3
Service2
Value3

vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 7, 2017

While the food was good, the waiter kept forgetting (and eventually forgot) some of the things we ordered. Definitely a nice Mexican place and dishes, but wouldn’t rush back for the price and service.

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

vip
 (Vancouver)·Dined on November 7, 2017

Fantastic food and drink - highly recommended.

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on November 7, 2017

Great atmosphere, stupendous staff, and the very best food you will ever have, period.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Authentic
Food5
Ambience4
Service4
Value4

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on November 7, 2017

We had an amazing pre theatre dinner with friends. I loved the variety of selections on the menu. The appetizers were so tasty we tried the pomegranate guac, the tacos and the shrimp all were delicious. We shared the flat iron stake which was also delicious. I cant wait to go back and try more of the dishes on the menu. The service was friendly and casual we didn't feel rushed but our servers managed to have us ready to leave just in time for our show.

Tags: Business Meals, Comfort Food, Authentic, Pre/post Theatre, Hot Spot
Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value4

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Amazing taste of Mexico, but in a high-end fashion... Love this place. Don't miss the desserts either - the Milk Cake is the best I've ever tasted!

Tags: Cozy, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Authentic
Food3
Ambience2
Service4
Value2

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on November 4, 2017

HAVING HAD CONSIDERABLE EXPERIENCE WITH MEXICAN DISHES IN CALIFORNIA, WE WERE DISAPPOINTED WITH THE CHOICES.

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Really nice Mexican with a twist- The guacamole and tacos were more than enough for dinner.
The chicken tacos are unusual as a hot dish with both corn and wheat tortillas to build your own. We went there as a pre-threatre and birthday dinner. More formal than most mexican resturants and the entres on the menu sounded good but the appetizers were a meal alone.
We were looking for something a little different in the theatre district and this filled the bill.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Spicy, People Watching
Food3
Ambience4
Service2
Value3

 
·Dined on November 4, 2017

Service was incredibly slow despite a 9 pm reservation. Food was mostly average (the empanadas and steak were quite good) despite being overpriced. The drinks were tasty (the verdita was my favorite). We agreed that it wasn’t a great value for experience and that we would not be keen to return.

Tags: Happy Hour
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
·Dined on October 27, 2017

Me and my husband went there for a date. It was not overly crowded. Our server was amazing. Being vegetarians she suggested all the available options. Make sure to try their spicy sauce. It is just amazing. Overall our date was amazing.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Hot Spot, Good for a Date, Good Vegetarian Options, Special Occasion, Spicy, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Healthy, Creative Cuisine
Food4
Ambience4
Service5
Value4

 
 (London)·Dined on October 27, 2017

I have gone to Los Colibris and enjoyed the food every time. On this occasion, it was my birthday and the food was delicious as usual, but what stood out this time was the excellent service. The service is always good, but our server this time went out of his way to be helpful and attentive and we were really impressed.

Tags: Good for Groups, Special Occasion
Food5
Ambience3
Service5
Value4

 
·Dined on October 25, 2017

front wait staff need to be aware how to find reservations.. we were put off when they couldn't find our reservation...however, all was wonderful after that. food excellent, our server was excellent and we made our curtain time... the food .. wonderful .. definitely will return

Tags: Business Meals, Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Authentic
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on October 24, 2017

It was a last minute reservation and a short walk from the hotel. Delicious food, interesting flavours, outstanding service. Crema de Cafe for a dessert was so creatively done and absolutely delicious. Would highly recommend this place.

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

 
 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Excellent food. Attentive service. Reliably positive experience in the heart of the entertainment district.

Tags: Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Romantic
Food4
Ambience5
Service4
Value4

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on October 21, 2017

This was our 5th visit to Los Colibris and we were not disappointed. One thing I would have liked to have been able to order was the specially prepared appetizer that was offered on our special meal September 16th whereby the proceeds went to the Mexico relief fund. I did not remember the name of the dish and do not know if it is always available.
Our food was very good, however it did take quite a while to arrive. We were still able to get to the theatre on time, so it was all good.
We enjoy the unique dishes and flavours Los Colibris has to offer.
Unfortunately I forgot to ask our server to take pictures of the 5 of us.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Spicy, Fun
Food4
Ambience3
Service5
Value3

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on October 19, 2017

Outstanding service: we were late due to heavy traffic; they reconfirmed our reservation and held it for us. We had theatre tickets, so our time was short; they served us promptly without making us feel rushed. The wine list was a little expensive, but looked to be well selected. The food was excellent, managing to be both authentic and comfort food at the same time. We'll be back to devote more time to exploring this restaurant.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Creative Cuisine, Good Vegetarian Options, Authentic, Comfort Food
Food4
Ambience4
Service5
Value3

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on October 17, 2017

The food was very tasty except the vegetarian choice was bland. The Arrecharra needed the Habaneron sauce I requested.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on October 17, 2017

Excellent in every way! I would highly recommend.

Tags: Business Meals
Food4
Ambience4
Service2
Value3

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on October 15, 2017

We ate our starters and waited over 45 minutes before we got our entrees. When the entrees did arrive some orders were incomplete and others were cold. We asked the server but the missing items we never brought. Additionally one member requested that their meal not have pomegranates due to allergies. However this was not accommodated and members could not share the starters. That being said we were always checked on for water and cutlery. She was very apologetic and ensured she could make some accommodations. Wish the service and overall quality could of been better. 2 hours for a 2 course meal not up to par is just unacceptable. This does not live up to my expectations from past visits or a momentous occasion as a milestone birthday.

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on October 14, 2017

Overall had an amazing experience. Food was delicious and service was great!! We asked for recommendations from the staffs and we were more than satisfied!

Food5
Ambience3
Service5
Value3

 
·Dined on October 14, 2017

This was our second visit for our wedding anniversary and we experienced the same same high standards as the first time!
The majority of the food is authentic in taste, especially the guacamole and the our favourite flat iron steak. The tres letche desert is heavenly. They could use one more chocolate desert option (ganacphe perhaps).
Although there was some miscommunication in the kitchen as regards to a specific request, the waiter compensated us without hesitation or question. Service was well-timed, super friendly, and professional.
We will come back again with friends.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
Food3
Ambience3
Service4
Value2

 
·Dined on October 13, 2017

Food was very bland

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
·Dined on October 13, 2017

This is fast becoming one of our favourite restaurants. The food is terrific.

Tags: Worth the Drive
Food5
Ambience5
Service4
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Los Colibris food is exquisite, beautiful presentation and very interesting flavour combinations.

Tags: Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value3

 
 (Detroit)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Nice space, attentive servers, excellent food. Thumbs up.

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Naples)·Dined on October 11, 2017

Another great evening at Los Colibris. We continue to dine at this wonderful venue because of the great service, delicious food and ambiance. You cant go wrong selecting this venue for your next restaurant experience.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Seasonal, Hot Spot, Pre/post Theatre, Fun, Tapas, Romantic, Great Beer, Spicy, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
Food3
Ambience2
Service4
Value3

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on October 10, 2017

Mediocre experience. Had the guacamole (good), poblanos tacos (too creamy), and the vegetarian feature (cheese w/oregano and corn fritters). Margarita was good. Service was good but there's zero atmosphere with an older crowd. Glad to have gone and tried but will visit downstairs at the cantina next time.

Food4
Ambience2
Service2

vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on October 7, 2017

We were there celebrating our anniversary, so chose it as a romantic restaurant. But very loud in there. Tables are uncomfortably close, about a foot apart. We heard the neighbour's entire dinner conversation, not an ideal romantic dinner date. When we were approaching the table to be seated, next to a couple and the loud bar, I asked if there was another more private table and the hostess said no. Literally 10 minutes later, about 6 tables freed up. It felt the hostess did not even try to accommodate my request. Very poor etiquettes and service. I will not return.

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