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Grey Gardens

4.7
170 reviews
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CAN$51 and over
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Contemporary American
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  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Notable Wine List
You can never be all things to all people, but you can make a restaurant that meets all your needs, and maybe other people's too. That's really what Grey Gardens is, a place that at first glance seems like a vibrant room – full of people happily slurping wine and oysters and scraping the last of a buttery black truffle sauce off a hand crafted ceramic plate (that's somehow, just the right plate for a sauce of this consistency) – but it's really whatever you want it to be, within that vibrancy. It's a wine bar, where you bring new dates or hang with old friends (is this a Kelsey's website??) with a really great cider list (and a secret sake menu), it's the fancy anniversary dinner you reserved a month in advance, it's your once a week drop-in spot (you always get the same thing).
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, Seafood
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Hours of Operation
Dining Hours:
Monday: 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday: 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday: 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday: 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday: 5:00 pm - 11:00pm
Saturday: 5:00 pm - 11:00pm
Sunday: 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Wine Bar Hours:
Wednesday - Saturday: 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Sunday - Tuesday: 5:00pm - 12:00 am
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Phone number
(647) 351-1552
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Dress Code
Business Casual
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What 170 People Are Saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.7
Food
4.8
Service
4.7
Ambience
4.2
Value
Noise · Moderate
97% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 2 days ago

The service was excellent, an open kitchen experience at the bar, great playlist and lovely beer/wine selection!
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Megan Whiten

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

Amazing! Don’t let the small menu and small venue mislead you.. this place is top 10 restaurants I’ve ever been. The service was above and beyond great, always had fresh plates and dining ware and table was always cleaned, staff was attentive and helpful and wait staff was great at explaining the menu and helping with suggestions for shared plates.

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4.0Dined 6 days ago

Really delicious food and a great setting, though I found it quite noisy and had to shout to speak with my friend.

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5.0Dined on May 28, 2018

Amazing culinary experience! Loved the chef’s counter. Staff was engaging, pleasant and knowledgeable. Kitchen was so organized and clean they were very efficient and fun to watch! Congrats on a great program you have!

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5.0Dined on May 27, 2018

Wonderful food and service. Kitchen view seats offered a great view of the activity and food prep (also a good conversation with a chef about knife selection). The only downside was high noise level when we first arrived. It quieted down later, but conversation was difficult early.

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5.0Dined on May 26, 2018

Awesome - as always! Thank you.

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4.0Dined on May 26, 2018

We had a wonderful evening. Great wine and very vibrant flavours. We were sharing with four and we felt that some dishes were a bit on the smaller side, to enjoy it to the fullest!

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4.0Dined on May 25, 2018

Our server was amazing. The food was fantastic, however the lag between courses was EXTREMELY LONG. By the time it came out, we were starving again! I don’t mind waiting a bit, but the wait was just too long. All else was excellent!

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5.0Dined on May 16, 2018

My new favorite. If this isn't one of the top restaurants in Canada this year something is wrong. Excellent.

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

BLEW MY FACE OFF. I could eat here every 4 hours. BLEW MY FACE OFF. I could eat here every 4 hours. BLEW MY FACE OFF. I could eat here every 4 hours. BLEW MY FACE OFF. I could eat here every 4 hours.

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Fantastic waiter. Great suggestions.
Found the chef, however, to be a bit aloof.

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Awesome as always!!!
Food and service phenomenal!

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4.0Dined on May 11, 2018

Great service and original food. Lovely place.

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5.0Dined on May 5, 2018

We had a wonderful birthday dinner at Grey Gardens. Outstanding, attentive staff made sure we enjoyed ourselves. The food was very well prepared and presented and the wine well paired. Unfortunately it was hard to make conversation as four guests at a table nearby were very loud and unconsidered to other diners. Apart from not hearing each other, we had a wonderful time and an outstanding experience at Grey Gardens.

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5.0Dined on May 3, 2018

Smaller portions of flavour intense dishes. We were blown away by each one that came out. Incredible!

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5.0Dined on May 1, 2018

Our server was the biggest sweetie pie and the food was delicious! What a lovely time!

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5.0Dined on April 29, 2018

Great food, great service, beautiful ambience. Highly recommend!

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5.0Dined on April 29, 2018

10/10 As always !!

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5.0Dined on April 26, 2018

Due to a party that stayed late we were accommodated downstairs and decided to stay there for the entire meal as it was a bit quieter. As always the menu and service were exceptional !

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5.0Dined on April 23, 2018

On a visit to Toronto.
Staff went out of their way to accommodate a Shellfish allergy. Great job, and excellent food and wine!

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4.0Dined on April 21, 2018

Very enjoyable dinner. The food was good and service was attentive.

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4.0Dined on April 20, 2018

This was a lovely night. The service was warm and casual and the restaurant interior is lovely. Mainly though the food was outstanding. Special but comforting and tasty.

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5.0Dined on April 20, 2018

Simply outstanding. Great food, service and atmosphere

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4.0Dined on April 19, 2018

Food was very good but portions are very small and in spite of ordering many dishes we all got only one bite of everything. Good service and good vibe.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Absolutely fantastic! Will be going back.

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5.0Dined on April 11, 2018

A pleasure from start to finish. High marks all around but it strikes me that perhaps the best thing about Grey Gardens is that it feels like a ‘local’ in the greatest sense of the term. It just happens to have a top chef, advanced beverage program etc. I’m weary of chef driven restaurants where the experience is subverted by their ego. Grey Gardens strikes the right balance between all things. It has a very confident maturity for such a new restaurant. It exceeded all expectations and I’ll be back again soon.

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5.0Dined on April 9, 2018

Very unique extremely well prepared food and a large, thoughtful though French-centric wine list. Excellent cocktails too.

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5.0Dined on April 9, 2018

Everything was absolutely divine! Every dish was interesting and delicious. The wine list was extensive and if you eat one thing it should definitely be the crabapple and granola dessert. It was heaven.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Phenomenal restaurant. Attention to detail and execution were exemplary. Tiniest criticism was the dessert presentation, but that should not discourage anyone in the slightest.

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4.0Dined on April 3, 2018

The food is fantastic - every dish we had was really good. The atmosphere is great, but there should be more tables instead of seats at the open kitchen and bar. Service was friendly, though it could be better.

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4.0Dined on March 31, 2018

I reserved for Good Friday dinner with family and Grey Gardens did not disappoint! The food was amazing! The wine list terrific and enjoyed the cocktails and cider selection. Definitely a repeat! Ambience was also very cool and comfortable. Great music selection through dinner service....Brought me back. Ha!

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5.0Dined on March 28, 2018

My wife and I went for our anniversary and everything was perfect. We sat at the bar in front of the kitchen and really enjoyed watching the food come out. We ordered quite a few different dishes, and trusted the server to make wine pairings for us, as the list was huge and we didn't know where to start. The vibe of the restaurant is lively without being too loud, and the decor is very tasteful with cool color combos. We loved it all. Thanks, Grey Gardens.

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5.0Dined on March 27, 2018

Jessica is outstanding! Always a pleasure. Food is beyond delicious.

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4.0Dined on March 26, 2018

Delicious food +++. Shareable plates. Small restaurant with a quiet vibe. Neighbourhood seems kinda sketchy though. Would def go there again for the food, but I kinda like a vibe with a bit more energy. Still recommended.

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Stunningly simple but elegant restaurant with creative and delicious taste sensations. Attention to detail and care with each dish. A fabulous find.

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Amazing place! Food was fantastic and service was impeccable! Dylan was an extremely friendly and attentive.
I will definitely recommend this place! Bravo!!

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

My husband and I really enjoyed our meal at Grey Gardens. The service was excellent and the staff was helpful with recommendations and navigating the menu. The food was very tasty, and we liked all of the dishes we tried. The dessert with the apples was the best dessert I have ever had at a restaurant

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5.0Dined on March 23, 2018

Such a lovely evening spent in an amazing space being served delicious food and fantastic wines. Hats off to you, Grey Gardens, and thank you to Kate for your impeccable service.

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3.0Dined on March 23, 2018

The ambiance is amazing, very cozy, great service and nice food. BUT quite expensive for the tiny portions you get. We ended up paying about 80$ per person and left the building hungry.

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5.0Dined on March 20, 2018

Great food and service. The decor is deadly as well.

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