Rust Bistrobar

4.7
145 reviews
icon/ic_price_rangeCreated with Sketch.
CAN$30 and under
icon/ic_cuisineCreated with Sketch.
Canadian
Top tags:
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
Coming Soon!
Dining Style
Casual Dining
icon/ic_cuisineCreated with Sketch.
Cuisines
Canadian
icon/ic_clockCreated with Sketch.
Hours of Operation
Brunch: Sunday: 11:00am - 3:00pm, Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 12:00am, Sunday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm
icon/ic_phoneCreated with Sketch.
Phone number
(905) 336-3555
icon/ic_new_windowCreated with Sketch.
icon/ic_paymentCreated with Sketch.
Payment Options
Discover, MasterCard, Visa
icon/ic_dress_codeCreated with Sketch.
Dress Code
Casual Dress
icon/ic_neighborhoodCreated with Sketch.
Neighbourhood
Additional
Beer, Wine
What 145 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.7based on recent ratings
4.8
Food
4.8
Service
4.6
Ambience
4.4
Value
Noise · Moderate
98% of people would recommend it to a friend
5
4
3
2
1
Sort by
Newest
Filters
CF
Toronto
35 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Loved this cute place...the service provided by Dale was excellent (although she forgot to ask what drinks we wanted to have!!!).
Loved that we could watch the chefs working through the open kitchen and was amazed at how calmly they were executing the orders.
We were seated at the long table with raised seats-appeared to be a table for 12 at least- thank god that there was just one more couple at the other end of the table or we would be hitting each other's elbows and listening to everyone's conversations!! ( since we were the only two at the table at the beginning, we did not mind. My husband requested for one of the smaller tables for two. We were told that they were reserved, but we did not see anyone occupy one of the tables for two even by the time we left, which was more than an hour and a half later. By the time we left, which was about 7:50pm or so, half the restaurant was vacant. So wonder why they could not give us the table for two!!).
We did not let that deter our enjoyment because the food - right from the starters to the desserts - was truly amazing !!! We started off with the Crostone - which we both shared, followed by Ontario Lamb (hubby) and the Chicken (me). Both the dishes were awesome and so flavorful!!. We ended with Lemon Tart Brulee and Chocolate-Baily Creeme Brulle, both of which were excellent!!
We let Dale know that the food was awesome and she recommended the Brunch. Got to try that sometime.

All in all loved the place and our compliments to the two young Chefs and a third lady sous chef!!!

Would give this restaurant 4.8 !!!!

Report
Helpful
LS
New York Area
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Food is spot on every single time we visit Rust Bistro! Great new spot - fantastic wine menu. Lovely staff!

Report
Helpful
CL
1 review
Dined on December 7, 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The staff were very friendly. The burger and brussel sprouts were amazing. Short ribs meat was so tender.

Report
Helpful
1
Naples
3 reviews
Dined on December 7, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Great food, great service. Nice atmosphere convenient

Report
Helpful
J
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on December 6, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Great food, great service, fun atmosphere. Love Rust

Report
Helpful
N
Toronto
1 review
Dined on December 1, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Tried Rust to get away from downtown Burlinton spots. Very pleasing meal. Good service. A nice spot away from the downtown. Will return in the future.

Report
Helpful
L
Toronto
1 review
Dined on December 1, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great food and excellent service. Cool cocktails.

Report
Helpful
f
Toronto
1 review
Dined on November 30, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

What I love about this place is that you can taste the pride they have in everything they serve...and the service is always excellent. We will be back!

Report
Helpful
II
1 review
Dined on November 27, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 5

Great ambiance. Great food. Had the lamb... was fabulous.

Report
Helpful
MP
1 review
Dined on November 27, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Been here twice and impressed with menu, food presentation and great service. Out of the way for me but worth the drive.i would frequent this place if I lived nearby. My daughter and her husband are in the neighbourhood and it is their favourite place to eat.

Report
Helpful
OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on November 25, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent!

Report
Helpful
W
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on November 25, 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Fantastic night. Will be back again and again.

Report
Helpful
S
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on November 25, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Fabulous restaurant, amazing food and service. Have eaten here on several occasions and the food and service are consistently good. The bison and boar burger is the best I have ever tasted along with the parmesan truffle fries. The planks have a really good variety of unique meats and cheeses and are generous for an appetizer. Good selection of wines at reasonable prices. Atmosphere is relaxed and comfortable...if I were to make one small note of criticism it would be that the volume gets a wee bit loud during peak times...not that that would ever stop me from coming here but people we have dined with have made that comment...not sure that there is anything that could be done about it...it's part of the lively and friendly atmosphere. Service is friendly and relaxed but attentive. Has become one of our favourite local spots. Reserve early if you want a good table.

Report
Helpful
DA
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on November 25, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Great to have more than a cookie cutter restaurant offering in north Burlington. Menu is small but creative and more than adequate to meet various tastes. Ambience is lively but not overly so. Still easy to have decent one-on-one conversation.

Report
Helpful
MJ
Toronto
1 review
Dined on November 23, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

I went to Rust a few weeks ago with a friend and we shared a plank and appetizers, which were delicious. As we sat near the kitchen, I was able to observe the care in the presentation and preparation, in addition to the great flavours and freshness of ingredients which we obviously appreciated. This time around I enjoyed a steak tartare prepared in the most authentic tradition, while my husband enjoyed arctic char, not a common menu offering around here. We love that fish and the Rust kitchen honoured it more than adequately. My son went for the comforting security of steak frites and was not disappointed. We will be back :-)

Report
Helpful
RC
Toronto
1 review
Dined on November 17, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

A last minute reservation led us to Rust on a Saturday night. Having never been before the four of us didn’t know what to expect. From the very beginning we were impressed. Our server was knowledgeable, pleasant and efficient. The dishes arrived with a pleasant pace and everything we ate was fantastic.
We can’t wait to go back.

Report
Helpful
M
1 review
Dined on November 17, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

Great service, open kitchen and incredible food! Will be back for sure!

Report
Helpful
OT
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Every dish from apps to desserts were beautifully presented and the flavours were outstanding. Even the complimentary bread basket was irresistible. Service was friendly and attentive. An excellent experience.

Report
Helpful
S
Toronto
1 review
Dined on November 3, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Delightful menu....charming and intelligent waitstaff and kitchen staff. Loyal customer building!

Report
Helpful
DF
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on November 3, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Pleasant Surprise, my wife and i totally enjoy the food and the experience.
Will be one of my go to places

Report
Helpful
MN
Toronto
1 review
Dined on November 2, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Amazing food
Great service
LOVED everything about it
Will defiantly be back

Report
Helpful
NR
1 review
Dined on October 31, 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The food was excellent as was the service. More choices of food might be a good idea especially for those who dont eat fish and are lactose-free.

Report
Helpful
MN
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Amazing ambiance , amazing service and amazing food. Can’t even begin to express the happiness I feel here

Report
Helpful
SB
Montreal
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

My wife and I go at least once a month. The service and food are very good (hard to say great but close). They change the menu every once in a while so surprise :-) We have tried pretty much everything on the menu and we were never disappointed. The chef and his staff are engaging and always willing to explain what they are doing with a smile. One and a half steps up from a good roadhouse. See you next month.

Report
Helpful
SS
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 21, 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

This was my third time in the last month. Food is terrific. Service excellent from the hostess to the wait staff. Creative items on the menu. I highly recommend the Kung Pao brussel sprouts as a starter. I will keep coming back.

Report
Helpful
MF
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 13, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

This local gem never disappoints! The menu is always changing and scrumptious options delight any palate.
I had the stuffed chicken breast (brie, spinach and truffle mushrooms) and it was the best chicken dish I have ever had. I have been about 4 times since it opened in 2016, and I have always had a great experience. Yes the music can be a bit loud but it is great 70's rock. The age demographic was mixed, but I would say late twenties and up. The cocktails and appetizers are exciting and delicious! The chef and the young staff she oversees are professional and skilled. Bravo!

Report
Helpful
D
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2018
Overall 3Food 2Service 2Ambience 2

The steak frites was pretty hard to enjoy with our dull butter knives.

Report
Helpful
MW
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

We attended to celebrate anniversaries with another couple and were immediately welcomed and seated at a corner table near the bar. We were then presented with 4 glasses of Prosecco on the house. Our server/bartender was very attentive (but not overly) throughout our evening. All of the food was prepared expertly in their open kitchen and tasted delicious. I would certainly recommend Rust Bistrobar to anyone looking for a top notch dinner in a relaxing atmosphere.

Report
Helpful
TH
1 review
Dined on October 5, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We had the most amazing time at Rust celebrating my husband’s birthday!! Our server Kate was warm, welcoming and so efficient. She had a great rapport with us but still super professional. Our meals were delicious, and on Kate’s recomendation we tried a few appetizers that proved to be so creative and different from the way we had had them before! Especially the brussel sprouts, the crispy broccoli, and the crostone, a different take on bruschetta!
Our mains were superb, I had the lamb dish which was cooked so perfectly to my liking! It was so tender and juicy,accompanied with fingerling potatoes and veggies that were so flavourful!! My dinner companions had the risotto with lump crab, and their signature bison burger....both delicious!!
The meal wa served beautifully timed, no rushing and at the same time no long waits between courses!!
The atmosphere was lively and the open kitchen added some lovely aromas wafting throughout the restaurant! Would we come back again??? In aheart beat!!

Report
Helpful
LL
1 review
Dined on October 5, 2018
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Our Waitress was amazing we were splitting the Wine and one meal and it was no problem great service nothing was too much trouble but I feel bad because I can't remember her name.

Report
Helpful
NS
Toronto
22 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

My favorite by far. The food is excellent with amazing affordable prices. Wine selection, cheese boards and the adventurous meat selection on the menu honestly make you break out of your usual comfor zone of ordering the same thing over and over again. Even the burger is phenomenal!!!! 💕 😜

Report
Helpful
OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 30, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Anniversary amazing waiter

Report
Helpful
KH
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 29, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Wonderful food, great service and ambiance. Our favourite spot in Burlington!

Report
Helpful
OT
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on September 22, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 5

Another awesome experience! Looking forward to coming back!

Report
Helpful
KS
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 21, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent restaurant. We have never been disappointed.

Report
Helpful
AM
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 21, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Rust is amazing! Love their food! We've had their crab cakes, burger, steak, scallops, lamb, Brussel sprouts and cheesecake - all were absolutely fabulous.

Report
Helpful
MP
1 review
Dined on September 19, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Outstanding. Love the uniqueness of each plate and the class of cutlery, glassware.

This place is the perfect mixture of chic , rustic and modern.

Kudos to the kitchen staff, bartenders and servers. Great night out.

Report
Helpful
OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 16, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Ate here twice now. Food and service was very good. Had the Korean cauliflower, risotto and beef short ribs...all were delicious. Would definitely go back again.

Report
Helpful
CL
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 9, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Best meal we've had out in a while. The Crab Cakes and Burrata were awesome as were the Scallop Risotto and Braised Beef shortribs.

Report
Helpful
AH
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 8, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

OMG!!! This place will change your life. The food was exceptional and the service even better.

Report
Helpful
1
2
3
4