Soco Kitchen + Bar

4.2
337 reviews
CAN$30 and under
International
SOCO Kitchen + Bar, our signature restaurant which brings in simple, fresh and delicious food with an innovative twist.

Join us in the heart of downtown Toronto, steps from the CN Tower, Roger’s Centre, Scotiabank Arena and Ripley’s Aquarium for our unique spin on simple, fresh and delicious food. Relax during the summer on our patio or enjoy the vibrant and warm ambience of our indoor dinning room. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, or just for snacks and drinks, we’d love to welcome you anytime!

*** COVID 19 UPDATES***

The Roof at SOCO is now open! Join us Thurs to Fri 4-10pm and Sat & Sun 3-10pm

Currently only open for takeout from 8am to 8pm

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
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
What 337 People Are Saying
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4.2based on recent ratings
4.1
Food
4.1
Service
4.1
Ambience
3.9
Value
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MajoG
Toronto
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5Food4Service4Ambience5

Second time there, service is very good. Food is good.

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DevinS
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience5

Great restaurant in a fantastic location which is steps away from the Scotiabank arena.

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Mable
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

The restaurant is good, the food was rich and the portion sizes are good. I picked the mushroom soup and mac and cheese and both items were creamy. The person guiding us was nice and attentive. Overall, I think the service was great!

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RobertC
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall4Food2Service4Ambience4

Nice place but menu can be improved with more selection

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kirkh
1 review
Dined on November 18, 2021
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience4

Great spot, my go to restaurant when I take clients to the leaf and raptor games
Spent my wedding night there too !

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 30, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

It was lovely restaurant with great food and service. Our server was very lovely and helpful. It was great experience.

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McRainer
1 review
Dined on October 29, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience3

I had the burger, which was excellent - my daughter thinks this is the place for the BEST mac and cheese ever.

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ChristinaJ
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 25, 2021
Overall2Food1Service3Ambience3

Menu has changed since covid. It was ok

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Suki
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food was great. We ordered the Steak Frites, Caesar ish salad and the chocolate torte. The waitress was friendly and helpful. It was a great dining experience and we’ll be going back soon.

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KenB
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2021
Overall2Food3Service1Ambience3

We waited an hour for our food and watched another table come in after us, be serve and eat before we received our food. Our server also forgot our appetizer.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on October 22, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Best burgers around!

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SamanthaD
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on October 21, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Our waiter was amazing, so accommodating and extremely kind and pleasant to interact with. The food was AMAZING along with the drinks. Great place to eat!

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
5 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Great as always

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suri
1 review
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall1Food1Service1Ambience2

I have never encountered such a terrible service in my whole life. Our server (which I didn't get the name of) was a short woman possibly of Latin descent. My friend and I had ordered our own virgin berry drink but when I tasted mine it was very strong and tasted like Absolut. My friend told me to try hers because hers was sweet and not strong at all since we both ordered the same virgin drinks. I kindly asked our waiter if she could see if our bartender made my drink virgin and she completely freaks out. She insisted that they had been "working in the industry for over 15 years" and wouldn't make a mistake like that. After going off I interrupted by saying it was no problem and that I might've been wrong (because she was very passive aggressive and making me uncomfortable). She then said "if you want I can get another one to give you a piece of mind" very sarcastically. I literally could not believe how rude this waiter was and unprofessional... I find it extremely unfortunate that SOCO does not train their staff on the importance of respecting their consumer's dietary restrictions and not making someone feel uncomfortable by feeling as though something wasn't right with their food. After I finish paying the waiter says "are you mocking me? (me and my friend were laughing amongst eachother, which is completely fine.. are we not allowed to talk to eachother?). She proceeds to say "im 34 years old I'm not dumb! I will call my manager on you (i was so confused)". I continued to ignore her because she was making my friend and I so uncomfortable we just wanted to leave. She continues saying " you dont know me" and a bunch of more ramble. I literally cannot believe how unprofessional this lady was and SOCO allows her to speak to customers like that. I will definitely not be coming back ever again and will make sure my friends and family know of my experience so they can avoid such a terrible experience. She completely ruined my night and left us so disappointed. SO SAD.

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SuzanA
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2021
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Service was great - cheerful wait staff. Made suggestions for one vegan attendee which was nice.

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Helpingout
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 7, 2021
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience4

Food and drinks are always good here and the patio is great! Service was a little slow. Very solid COVID protocols, you feel safe.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Our server Caroline was absolutely amazing!

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

My favourite place to grab lunch before a Jays game. It’s usually my 6 year old son and I and he loves your pizza

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Went for a birthday brunch, the pastrami Benny and the Peameal Benny were fantastic. Good service, great location, the mimosas were a little expensive but that was the only downside. Make a reservation

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MIchelleP
1 review
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Great service! Great place to go before a Jays game.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 29, 2021
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

Dinner before Blue Jays. Enjoyed very much!

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PhilipE
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 28, 2021
Overall3Food5Service3Ambience3

Reserved a patio table, but none available at arrival (nice weather and the patio was full) so we were forced to eat indoors, despite the patio reservation. Food was excellent; wait staff was attentive; wine was way overpriced.

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AQ2013
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 28, 2021
Overall2Food5Service1Ambience4

The food took for ever to arrive. The food was excellent but service unacceptable.

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NinaK
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 28, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food was great and so was the service!

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vipNICOLET
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 26, 2021
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience4

The Avacado Eggs Benny was amazing and we have a great server. Overall it was a great Sunday to be out for Brunch

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Cindy
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Our server was great!

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CAROLEG
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 20, 2021
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience2

Our waiter Eric was outstanding. Food was good. Website very misleading. Didn't say that the rooftop is only open on weekends or that the 4th floor patio was not open. None the less, we enjoyed our visit.
Carole

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KevinB
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 20, 2021
Overall4Food5Service3Ambience4

NOBODY makes a burger like SoCo - probably one of the best in city. Service is usually really good, and the food quality is high!

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JJRR
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

I really enjoyed the food, and our waitress was amazing! Really made my Mom's birthday special.

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CathieE
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall3Food3Service5Ambience5

The menu is very limited- difficult to find good options is probably my biggest complaint.
Location is good for the blue jay game.

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Sammie21
Toronto
13 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2021
Overall3Food2Service3Ambience3

Food menu didn’t look too appealing

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing service and food

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
17 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience3

Garden bowl was delicious

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TheKingOfZamonda
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 9, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing service, delicious food & wicked awesome atmosphere!!

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Phil
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Well we eat at the patio, but I noticed there’s no lots of choices for the food

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DanielP
Montreal
10 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2021
Overall3Food4Service2Ambience2

Food and drinks were delicious. Waiter did his job very well and timely only that he was not very friendly. He came across a bit terse and serious. Will definitely return and hope that if we have the same waiter, we catch him on a better day.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2021
Overall5Food5Service3Ambience4

Amazing eggs Benedict!

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SashaH
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2021
Overall1Food1Service1Ambience2

Menu didn’t have enough choices. Server was very meh, no smile, very plain.

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MichelleG
1 review
Dined on September 4, 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience5

Great ambiance food is really good but they need more food selections The menu is very small.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 3, 2021
Overall5Food5Service1Ambience5

We had a great experience at first, then a family with kids came in and we’re running around and screaming uncontrollably. Our waiter was good until we realized our bill was wrong. We had let one of the staff members know that we were charged for a beer we never received and the pizzas were 1$ more on our bill than the menu (a dollar adds up in Toronto!) we let our waiter know very politely.. he did not apologize .. which is fine whatever, but then when he came to us with the debit machine he did not acknowledge us.. I asked how to go to the tip option for percent- he took the machine, gave it back to me- did not acknowledge once I said thank you (was going to give 20%.. but only did 15%) the way his attitude was once we had the bill corrected was a complete change. Very rude.. did not even say thank you have a good day. Took the machine and left after we said thanks! I literally was sooo disappointed with this overall attitude after he screwed up.

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Soco Kitchen + Bar using the Order Online button. Soco Kitchen + Bar also offers delivery in partnership with Skip The Dishes and Uber Eats. Soco Kitchen + Bar also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (416) 849-1200.

Soco Kitchen + Bar is rated 4.2 stars by 337 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.

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