branca in Toronto is the go to place for American-inspired cuisine among a gorgeous, yet laid back interior that is friendly, inviting and perfect for family and friends. The dining room accommodates up to 36 diners whereas an open-air patio can be utilized during the warmer months – weather permitting, of course – to provide fresh air and an enhanced dining experience at branca.
In short: super friendly staff, fantastic food and impeccable service.
It's one of my favourite places to eat. It's a small and intimate restaurant with good food and great service.
Branca truly is a hidden gem. The ambiance is cozy, eclectic, yet refined. I highly recommend it for a nicer night out, a date night or anniversary.
Everything was amazing. Service was exceptional. The staff there are amazing. Peter is an unreal professional manager. Some of the best food in the city. Recommend it to anyone and everyone.
Loved the experience.
It was great, i love how friendly the people are working and even the chefs during my bday. Food was amazing, the uniqueness in every taste and design. I hope to go back and have a wonderful night with them.
Went to Branca based off some loose suggestions - a carnivore's dream. We decided to go with the turf & turf (short rib & skirt steak) as Argentinian's are known for their excellent beef. They did not disappoint - both mains, along with the fries and beans for apps, were fantastic. Let the chef decide how to cook them if you're able, they know what they're doing. Also had the crepe for dessert (delicious) and their espresso was excellent too. The decor is a bit all over the place but also beautiful, especially the wood trim on the ceiling. Will definitely be returning!
Food is consistently superb, attentive service and quaint ambiance!
We will definitely be back. There is so much more to taste.
Loved this plAce and our server! Was looking forward to eating there and was not disappointed.
Branca has never disappointed me alway fresh and good quality food.
My husband and I decided to check out Branca for our anniversary. We made a reservation at 6 pm, when the restaurant opened. It's a small and cozy restaurant with candle lit tables. Our server was great with information about the menu and recommended we each pick a protein and share a couple sides.
We ordered the chicken empanadas for our starter, the half chicken and lamb for our protein, and the crispy potato strings and the grilled french beans as our sides. As we waited we were given Argentinean bread called chipa, which left us hungry for more. The chicken empanadas were served with salsa, we got one each and we both really enjoyed it.
It took a little while for the rest of our food to be served, but we weren't bothered by the wait and we just chatted in the meantime. Everything was brought out so it was shareable, which we thought was a great idea and we discussed coming back with another couple so we could try more food and share together. The chicken skin was so crispy and the meat was nice and tender, the best combination! I alternated between the chimichurri and the roasted garlic condiments with the chicken. My husband said the lamb was delicious and also enjoyed the chicken. The crispy potato strings had excellent flavour and it was a big portion to share between the two of us. The grilled French beans were nice and crisp with good flavour to taste. We could not get enough of it even though we were full.
The server brought us out a dessert for our anniversary and told us it was dolche de leche in crepes and it came with a side if whipped cream. It was a great way to end the meal.
Tomahawk steak was amazing
We were told upon arrival that we had the table for only 2 hours. And what was missing from menu. Very tight seating arrangement. Good food.
Great staff. Good food and cocktails. Would definitely recommend.
Enjoyed the family style. Food was very good. Will not return any time soon though because the wine was overpriced for the quality it delivered.
The food was absolutely amazing. Only reason why service is "good" instead of "outstanding" is because we did not experience a tour after requesting one. Otherwise Branca exceeded our expectations!
Branca was amazing, second time there and easily one of my favourite restaurants in the city. If only I could afford to come more often.
Regardless worth the price and you leave satisfied.
This was the best dinner I have had in a long time. Every course was amazing, the staff was friendly, service was great, and its a cool place. I'm going back
Really REALLY excellent - would go back in a heartbeat. Service, food, and ambiance were all incredible
Wonderful food and atmosphere!! Great for a date night or special occasion.
Great ambience and very good food and service.
This place is gem with absolutely amazing food. Everything was cooked perfectly (meat dishes) and the staff took the time to make our special evening even better. Best octopus I've tasted!
The food was great. Quick service. I will be back
Excellent service and delicious food!!
Small intimate restaurant with packed tables and great ambiance. Lots of staff to offer great service. The Tomahawk steak is a must.
Pisco Sour a highlight. Professional genuine service. Great food. Intimate atmosphere and original decor. Can’t wait for the patio!
This is a wonderful place. The food was delicious. The octopus appetizer was perfection. Done just right so that it wasn’t rubber. Can’t go wrong with any of the meat choices. The sauces were a great compliment. The sides simple but tasty. The dessert was scrumptious. The dulce de lece in the crepe was a delight and the peaches in cream was to die for. Will definitely come back!
Awesome food and good for sharing multiple dishes. Cool vibes and great coacktails
Excellent local restaurant great friendly service and ambiance. we will be back for sure!
I absolutely love the food at Branca! I have gone there several times and have recommended it to several friends. Unfortunately, some of the servers are not friendly and inattentive.
Love this place, I have been a few times now, and it continues to be a great spot. Love the service, food and the decor. Love the intimate bar and cocktails there. Great for a romantic date.
Came for New Year’s Eve dinner and the meal was incredible. It was a last minute decision to go and try Branca for the first time but it exceeded our expectations. Can’t wair to go back in the summer to try out the patio.
Branca was recommended to us. We were very pleased and will pass on the recommendation to friends.
Overall it was a good experience. Most dishes were very tasty. We were recommended to have short ribs over the steak but it was very fatty. The chicken was very tasty but a bit on a dry side. We however enjoyed the appetizers and side dishes very much. The service was attentive and knowledgeable. The dessert was interesting but we could taste a bit too much of sesame seed oil or something similar in it.
Had an excellent birthday meal. The place is cosy and vibrant, the food fantastic, service warm and knowledgeable and they even made a special dulce dessert with a candle for us. Highly recommended.
The meat and sides were exceptional and complex
Very happy with this place. Great food and attentive service. Will be back.
Great service, merely mentioned thru the app it was my friends birthday and they provided a dessert with a candle - greatly appreciated as it’s always awkward to subtly inform the waiter about a birthday / dessert.
Great attentive service. There was not one thing I would change. Amazing from start to finish. Cocktails were awesome! Meat perfectly prepared.