Planta

4.5
1130 reviews
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CAN$30 and under
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Vegetarian / Vegan
Top tags:
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Creative Cuisine
Located on the north-east side of Bay and Bloor, Planta offers an entirely plant-based menu, led by the incredibly talented Chef David Lee. The menu is casual, social and served in a cool, and refreshing environment. #VivaLaPlanta
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Vegetarian / Vegan
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Hours of Operation
Lunch Daily: 11:30am - 3:00pm
Dinner: Sunday - Wednesday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Tuesday - Saturday: 5:00pm -11:00pm
Brunch: Sunday: 10:30am - 3:00pm
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Phone number
(647) 348-7000
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Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Business Casual
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Executive Chef
Chef David Lee
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Neighbourhood
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Cross Street
Bay & Bloor
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Public Transit
The nearest subway station is Bay Station, on Line 2 Bloor–Danforth.
Planta is also walking distance from Bloor and Museum Stations on the Line 1 Yonge-University line. There are multiple parking options near the restaurant, such as the Cumberland St. Parking Garage.
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Entertainment
Live DJ
Thursday: 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Friday and Saturday: 7:30 pm to 11:00 pm
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 1130 People Are Saying
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4.4
Service
4.4
Ambience
4.0
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92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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JB
Toronto
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 3Food 3Service 2Ambience 3

Our reservation was at 945 and I had confirmed that afternoon that we would be there. We arrived at 10:03 and were told that our table had been given away. We were offered to wait in the bar which we did but could not get a server or bartender's attention to get a drink. We went back to reception and wait there. We were not sat at a table until 10:20. We were pretty disappointed by then.

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AM
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 2Food 4Service 2Ambience 4

Had reservations for 8:15, didn't get seating until 9:00. Server barely came by, we waited 15 minutes before anyone came to refill our empty water glasses. Our food came out, it was the wrong order, didn't get main course until 10:30. While I agree, the food is great, the service was quite awful - no conversation at all with our server either to make up for it.

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ST
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

the service was exceptional with the servers being warm and kind. The food was brought out quickly and tasted delicious.

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c
Toronto
28 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Eat with your eyes as you read the menu, then sensory delivery to tables glide by once on table ambrosia and divine gifts to your palate ...takes your breath away

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B
Toronto
35 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

It was an amazing meal from the appetizer to the dessert. Can’t wait to return.

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RG
New York Area
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

We went to celebrate a birthday and had a wonderful evening.

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O
Toronto
8 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

We had dinner at the bar! Food really wonderful and service from Vicky and Abdul great! We had lots of appetizers and delicious desserts! Live close by. Too noisy for my husband, but ok at the bar! Look forward to going back soon!

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KM
Charleston
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 5Ambience 4

Food can be hit or miss depending on the dish you order. Good but overpriced. Feels like they are trying too hard to say look at me...I’m going to make these vegan dishes a tad more complicated and pretentious, give you small portions and charge you more. That being said, two out of the four dishes we shared were memorable. Wish it was more.

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VL
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

This was our first time at planta. the service was amazing! everyone was very attentive and the ambiance was great. we were never rushed out of our table and the server always emphasized that we could take our time. the food is fantastic and great for plant-based and non plant-based eaters.

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AB
1 review
Dined on October 5, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Had a great time at Planta. Yes, first of all the food is fantastic. I'm not vegan or vegetarian but the menu is so great you don't even think about what you're 'missing'. The staff though. The staff is what really puts this place over the top. Really friendly and fun front people and our server was down-to-earth and was nice enough to laugh at our jokes. The decor is fresh and clean with high ceilings. Got a bit loud later with a DJ starting up, but to be expected on a Friday night as 9 o'clock approached and a different crowd started to filter in.

Go. Just go.

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AD
1 review
Dined on October 1, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Really good service, food and atmosphere! I loved it!!!!

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PG
1 review
Dined on September 30, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Always great food, staff is amazing, never had a bad meal there ever. Highly recommend

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AB
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 30, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

Hostess wasn't friendly. I wasn't greeted with a smile abd barely looked at as if I had gotten there at the wrong time, but I had a reservation for my birthday.

While I was sitting on the chair by the bar waiting for my party I was kicked twice by the girl with the headset, who only apologized the second time she kicked me.

My server was amazing, whose nane I forgot but she privided outstanding service and even greated me by my name and wished me happy birthday.

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DA
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on September 30, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We just cant get enough of this place. Made reservations for 2 on saturday night to celebrate my birthday. Was greeted with a warm smile and friendly attitude by Milly who showed us our table. This was not our first time at planta and we were quickly recognized by our amazing server Erin. She just knows how to treat guests and is super friendly and very knowledgeable. If we can choose our server it would always be Erin. BTW the food is awsome and the atmosphere is fantastic.
Thank you Erin and Milly for making my birthday that much more enjoyable.

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MM
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 29, 2018
Overall 2Food 3Service 1Ambience 3

Waitress had too many tables, waited forever for each course

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a
1 review
Dined on September 29, 2018
Overall 3Food 4Service 2Ambience 2

Took so long to be seated because they over booked for the night

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W
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 29, 2018
Overall 2Food 5Service 2Ambience 5

Food was exceptional. The only reason I give it a fair overall rating was because we had a reservation for 8:15 and didn’t get seated until 9:40. The server took a while to get to us and drinks took a very long time to get. They did however give us a round of drinks and a couple free appetizers to accommodate. The mojotos were amazing.

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YX
1 review
Dined on September 28, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Delicious food, great service, fun atmosphere! Acoustics are not the best, but that’s because it was a very busy night.

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SS
1 review
Dined on September 27, 2018
Overall 2Food 2Service 4Ambience 2

Not as good as the first the . The lettuce wrap had only brussel sprouts. PLEASE use cauliflower and mushrooms as well as brussel sprouts. Then the meal would have been GOOD. Thank you

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F
Naples
15 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2018
Overall 3Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

We didn’t like being kept half an hour even with a reservation. They made it up to us they thought by giving us a little bit of an appetizer which was delicious. Food was great but the noise level was really unbearable

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S
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Not sure why some other people are complaining about rude greeters and wait staff. Very polite and accommodating and sat us at a table that we preferred. Food was tasty and 2 appetizers and 2 entrees between 2 of us was more than enough. Will return.

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OT
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great vegan spot. Highly recommended.

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CK
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 23, 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 3Ambience 4

although the food tasted very good, I thought it was overpriced considering it had no meat.

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MN
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on September 23, 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 3Ambience 4

Great food in great setting. Was a very busy night and service unfortunately was very slow. Our waiter was very professional and comped some of our items due to the very long wait.

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Y
1 review
Dined on September 22, 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 5Ambience 4

I love eating out with my friends at Planta. The food is usually good and exceptional.However, the last time we came was on Saturday around 6 pm and it was very busy. Although the appetizers were very delicious, the crust of both pizzas we ordered was so dry, blunt since the tomato sauce was not added not enough to spice the dish. And I ordered a cold Rose Capuchino and I strongly believe that the plant-based milk that was used in preparation was definitely expired, since it tasted so sour. Guys, you disappointed me.

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G
Toronto
6 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Beautiful restaurant! The service was great and enthusiastic staff. I’m not vegan and the menu was approachable. I left feeling stuffed. The price is on the higher end but the quality and prep makes it justifiable. Save room for dessert! Chia passion fruit is the bomb.

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MB
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Doba (Irish name we forget) was just so loving and lovely.
The night before our experience was not so great, but Doba really really made a difference for us :) (And we come all the time!!)

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D
1 review
Dined on September 21, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Awesome place with awesome food! I highly recommend

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F
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 20, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Blessed. Thanks Planta. .

Had to do fifty words.


Old pirates, yes, they rob I
Sold I to the merchant ships
Minutes after they took I
From the bottomless pit
But my hand was made strong
By the hand of the Almighty
We forward in this generation
Triumphantly
Won't you help to sing
These songs of freedom?
'Cause all I ever have
Redemption songs
Redemption songs

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N
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Such a fantastic night! Delicious food. Great service.

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KK
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 16, 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 3Ambience 4

Sunday was really slow service! Menu very limited for brunch type meal, and food was salty and over seasoned.

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BB
Toronto
8 reviews
Dined on September 16, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 3

Innovate menu. Excellent food but a little bland. Popular restaurant.

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DF
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on September 16, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 5

Service was super slow, but the food was delicious and I don’t mind waiting for great food!

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p
London
23 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We went on a friends recommendation and we were not disappointed, the food was delicious, our server was friendly and attentive and the atmosphere was great!
Such a great place... we will definitely be going back!

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w
Toronto
13 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Loved every bite the dishes were delicious and creative and for vegetarian they are amazingly tasty. Its so nice to enjoy cheese cake without the guilt! yes it can be healthy and lactose free! definitely a place to enjoy with friends, family or a great date. Atmosphere is chic and the service is always fantastic. Truly love this place and will visit again soon.

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AA
1 review
Dined on September 15, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

I can't get enough of Planta. Love everything I've tried so far, they were out of the dessert I wanted but then they treated me to some free truffles and the brownie I ordered instead was decadent and delicious, so no disappointed just extra chocolate. :)

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OT
Tampa
1 review
Dined on September 15, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 3Ambience 4

Great spot for upsacale innovative vegan food. Very trendy.

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KL
1 review
Dined on September 14, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

The food was delicious, we hardly waited. The staff was super attentive, were able to answer all our questions.
I would recommend Planta for a dinner with friends, date night, just a good food place to eat.
You wont be disappointed, you just might have a hard time choosing what you want to order, as it all sounds and is delicious. The Pizza = Vegan LOVE.

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SW
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 14, 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 4Ambience 3

Average downtown restaurant experience..
Good for vegetarian if they want to spend big bucks..

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MS
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 3Ambience 4

A serene atmosphere despite the noise and the service delays. The food was incredible and it was nice to be able to have so many options for my guest who has multiple food restrictions. Thank you for an overall pleasant experience.

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