Almond Butterfly Dundas | Bistro

4.4
91 reviews
CAN$30 and under
Canadian
Almond Butterfly Bistro on Dundas St. is the flagship casual dining restaurant by Almond Butterfly, Toronto's premiere brand for the very best in gf food, coffee, cocktails, and desserts. Since 2011, Almond Butterfly has been offering it's customers memorable dining experiences, in a fun and vibrant atmosphere.

As of Friday July 16th, the Bistro is OPEN for outdoor *and* indoor dining!
Come enjoy some amazing cocktails, while catching up with friends and family over our all-day menu, including brunch, burgers, fish'n chips, and more! Our friendly staff await to say hello, and welcome you back. 🙂

For our FULL, UPDATED MENU, please visit www.almondbutterfly.com/menu ... see you soon!

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Contactless payment available
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Contact tracing information collected
What 91 People Are Saying
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Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.4based on recent ratings
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4.5
Service
4.4
Ambience
4.2
Value
Noise · Moderate
97% of people would recommend it to a friend
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ShannonM
Toronto
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Love having a delicious, gluten free restaurant in the city!

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OpenTable Diner
Tampa
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall2Food3Service2Ambience4

Service was horrible .. I don’t know if they were short staffed but no one would come to our table, and when our waiter finally introduced himself, he disappeared and would often forget things we asked for (I.e ketchup,hot sauce) and the food was definitely not the quality that I was expecting it looked like it was slapped together

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belgomes
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

The waitress who helped us out was AMAZING! We felt so welcomed as a family with children! Say Thank you to her!

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vipDerrett
Toronto
9 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

First date

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msmalz
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great brunch spot, especially for celiacs. Fresh and tasty food, attentive and friendly service.

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AmyO
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food was lovely. Never tried gluten free before and it tasted as amazing as a regular pancake. The edges were crispy, inside fluffly, paired with a lovely blueberry compote.

Overall, it was well enjoyed!

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prudentior
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2021
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience4

So rare to find a dedicated gluten free restaurant with such delicious food. Highly recommended.

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FEVy
1 review
Dined on July 18, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food here is so consistently delicious!
They are also really serious about reservations. We waited less than 10 minutes and we got a free round of mimosas!

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food and great service

OT
OpenTable Diner
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Never knew gluten free could be this yummy!! Must try

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StefanieG
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

It’s a great little place for brunch. The staff is sweet and very attentive.

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vipMessy
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing. Just amazing. Such a well designed menu for gluten and dairy sensitive people !

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stclair
1 review
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall3Food2Service3Ambience4

we ordered the farmer's breakfast, chicken strips with a salad & a drip coffee. Overall, the food was bland. looking at the breakfast first, the eggs weren't over easy, as requested but the home fries were very well done. The chicken strips did not taste like anything. My first coffee arrived cold.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall1Food3Service1Ambience3

My partner and I were so excited to try this place. The patio looked very cute. However, we ended up waiting for an hour for the food, they gave us the wrong salad (and charged us extra), we were told the onion rings were out of stock.. then the table next to us got “free onion rings on the house”. Not sure if we will come back.

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RoisinB
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Almond Bistro is a wonderful gluten free gem! The staff were very accommodating to pushing our reservation back due to terrible traffic. It was greatly appreciated!

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LucieM
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent brunch! Very sympathic people! A great place to spend a sunny day!

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KirstenR
Toronto
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I love this restaurant! It's so nice for those like myself who are gluten free, and feel nervous at restaurants less likely to have options. Their food is delicious, baked goods are incredibly tasty, and they have a great atmosphere. The staff are very friendly, and made everything so relaxing and enjoyable. I would visit here every day if I could!

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PatrickS
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall5Food5Service3Ambience4

We had a great experience at Almond Butterfly. The food and drinks were excellent, and fairly reasonably priced. While the service could have been a little quicker, the staff were very friendly

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NataleighG
Toronto
1 review
Dined on July 7, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great service. The staff were knowledgeable and kind. Would definitely return again soon. Thank you for the great service!

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PP017
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on July 6, 2021
Overall1Food1Service3Ambience2

Go for the drinks NOT the food. Terrible terrible food, over salted and over priced. Poor variety to the food. I wish it was more focus on the drinks and appetizers to share than the foods like fish and chips and fish tacos. Too salty and no flavour.

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HectorB
1 review
Dined on July 4, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food, ambient and service! We had been looking for a restaurant with gluten free and lactose free food with my companion and this was perfect.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on July 4, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing brunch! As always…

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Patio was noisy because of traffic on Dundas which is a given. Food was yummy and great vegan options! Really awesome place for a boozy brunch on a sunny day! The manager/host was so nice, he was the sweetest!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great patio to sit and enjoy a summer morning with great gluten free food!

OT
OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 2, 2021
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience3

Amazing service and yummy food!

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Suzan
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on July 1, 2021
Overall3Food2Service5Ambience3

I want to go back again for the Cosmo for sure

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 1, 2021
Overall4Food5Service3Ambience5

The food was amazing. The gluten free options were very well displayed on the menu and the booking and ordering went seeming less.
The only downside was the service, it took a while to get us seated even with a reservation and around 10 min to get water and the menu from a waiter.
Staff seemed to struggle with the makeshift patio and to determine which tables were assigned to the different waiters.
I wish they get a dessert menu next time we visit as we asked a couple waiters and none knew if they had a dessert menu and told us to just go inside and pick.
Overall it was a good experience if you want to hang out with friends for lunch

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CDarl
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on July 1, 2021
Overall3Food4Service2Ambience3

The food was good when we got it. But it took about 2 hours to have brunch because we were not given menus or even looked at for 15 min after sitting down. Then someone asked to take our order & we said we still had no menus yet. So another person asked if we were ready for drinks and I said I don’t even know what you have for drinks. We ordered drinks. They never came. Someone else came back and asked if we were ready to order food and we said we never got our drinks and it had been another 15 min. So they said ok well they will make our drinks then and took our drink order again. Then another person came back to ask if we wanted to order food. We said we would share and asked for side plates. They said ok. The food came out later. We had no cutlery at all. No side plates were ever brought and we had to ask for ketchup for the home fries. It was the most chaotic experience I’ve had. They are small but it wasn’t that busy with the few patio tables they had. But everyone was running around like they had no idea what they were doing. By the time we were done eating it had been 2 hours because it took so long just to bring us 2 drinks, 2 entrees and 2 sets of cutlery. Just bizarre.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Toronto
12 reviews
Dined on July 1, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Love love LOVE Almond Butterfly! I’ve been following a strict gluten free diet for 15 years and feel so safe and spoiled here every time I visit! My non-celiac husband loves it too!

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RachaelW
1 review
Dined on July 1, 2021
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

Tasty food and super cute aesthetic. Friendly service and decent portion sizes. REALLY large coffees and the house salad is amazing! Will definitely be visiting again.

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vipJulie
Toronto
14 reviews
Dined on June 27, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

great food, the pancakes were amazing!! Service was fabulous, our server was so nice.

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Melissa
London
4 reviews
Dined on June 27, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Wonderful GF place, good for celiacs too. And, as it does everything from meat to vegan, it caters for everyone. You only had to see the line up for tables to know it is good. Service was excellent too.

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Bruncher
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on June 27, 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Lovely patio with big umbrellas for shade and enough distance between tables to feel safe and private. Staff were very attentive and food was very good, lots of options for those who need gluten and dairy free in our group, and those who do not. Will definitely go back again.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2021
Overall3Food4Service5Ambience4

The food was overpriced. Our server was very nice

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KetzB
1 review
Dined on June 26, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Very yummy, lots of options, and always friendly service with a smile!

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EmJM
1 review
Dined on June 24, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Incredible gluten free menu! Safe for someone with celiac disease and all the food is delicious so that everyone else can enjoy it too!

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Veebee
1 review
Dined on June 24, 2021
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience3

It was great to go to a restaurant with really good food where I didn't have to think about whether or not a particular dish contained gluten. Looking forward to my next visit.

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Hero
1 review
Dined on June 23, 2021
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Servers had an excellent attitude - really went out of their way to make us feel comfortable. Food was very good - portion sizes were excellent. It's a big plus to have all day lunch/dinner/brunch schedules, so very well done!

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VenusA
1 review
Dined on June 22, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Loved this place would recommend to all future guests

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DanielaD
Toronto
1 review
Dined on June 19, 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Great menu with lots of healthy options for a variety of diets and allergies.

FAQs

Almond Butterfly Dundas | Bistro does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Almond Butterfly Dundas | Bistro also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (416) 862-2030.

Almond Butterfly Dundas | Bistro is rated 4.4 stars by 91 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.