Enable JavaScript to run this app.
Skip to main content
OpenTable logo
  1. Home
  2. Canada
  3. Toronto / Ontario
  4. Toronto
  5. Yonge–Eglinton
Zezafoun Syrian Cuisine, Dine-in experience - Zezafoun Syrian Cuisine, Toronto, ON

Zezafoun Syrian Cuisine

4.9
4.9
156 Reviews
CAN$31 to CAN$50
Syrian
Welcome to our little Syria!"
A unique experience to dine in or take out, for dinner or brunch on the weekend. Delicious food in homemade style with a twist by chef Yolla, located in midtown Toronto.
We take a pride in all our dishes, each represents a city from Syria.
Don't forget the desserts, our Kunafeh Volcano and Syrian tea or coffee will give you the perfect finish of your experience.
*Dinner minimum spend is $30 per person.
*Patio seating is limited to 1 hour and 45min and all dine in seating is for 2hours after 6pm and during brunch time.
*We have 15min grace period please let us know if you are running late
*We do one payment for a group of 6 and more and 20% gratuity is included.

We look forward to seeing you soon at Zezafoun!

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 p.m.


Booked 4 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Home Style
  • Price
    CAN$31 to CAN$50
  • Cuisines
    Syrian, Middle Eastern, Comfort Food
  • Hours of Operation
    Brunch Fri–Sun 11:00 am–4:00 pm Dinner Tue–Thu 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Fri, Sun 4:00 pm–10:00 pm Sat 4:00 pm–11:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (416) 322-7707
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress Code
    Smart Casual
  • Executive Chef
    Yolla
  • Catering
    Our experienced team in catering will provide you with the best options based on your catering needs, once we receive the information about your request we will provide you with few options based on our existing menu.
  • Private party facilities
    We host all kind of private events, our seating capacity indoor is 32 and outdoor is 18. A tailored menu will be provided upon request. previous events: wedding receptions, corporate dinners, graduations, engagement, birthdays.
  • Neighbourhood
    Yonge–Eglinton
  • Cross Street
    Closest intersection is Yonge and Eglinton
  • Parking Details
    Street Parking
  • Public Transit
    Nearest subway stations are Yonge St E and Davisville
  • Additional
    Beer, Cocktails, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Vegan, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 156 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.9
4.9 based on recent ratings
  • 4.8Food
  • 4.9Service
  • 4.8Ambience
  • 4.8Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Toronto

    Best Service

  • Toronto

    Best Ambience

  • Toronto

    Best Value

156 Reviews
  1. RichardZ

    Las Vegas

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Great wholesome food and pleasant staff. We loved it

    Is this helpful?

  2. OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on April 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our visit to Zezafoun was nothing short of wonderful, thanks to the super friendly host who made us feel incredibly welcome from the start. The atmosphere at Zezafoun is cozy and inviting, making it a perfect place to unwind. The cleanliness and comfort of the accommodations added to the overall charm of our stay. What truly set Zezafoun apart was the culinary experience – every meal was a delight with delicious dishes that satisfied our diverse palates. The Syrian tea and coffee served were particularly amazing, each perfectly brewed to enhance our dining experience. For anyone looking for a combination of comfort, outstanding hospitality, and exceptional food, Zezafoun is highly recommended. A fantastic choice for food lovers and those seeking a relaxing retreat!

    Is this helpful?

  3. RosaneR

    Toronto

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on March 26, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Zezafoun never disappoints. The food was “honest” and delicious! Service is very pleasant, and a great value for your many. Happy they are in my neighborhood and glad to support local business.

    Is this helpful?

  4. fbenzo7

    Calgary

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on March 21, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Authentic and yummy food, hospitable service, and overall wonderful ambiance!

    Is this helpful?

  5. RifkaC

    London

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 19, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food is delicious and authentic. The ambiance is very cozy and the service top notch. Favs are the Kibbe, surki, cheese burek and makdous fatte. A plus for me is lovely conversations with owner, Marcelle and the lovely staff at Zezafoun.

    Is this helpful?

  6. Luiza

    Ottawa

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 15, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Incredible food and service. I went with my husband and friends and we had a blast. We were all happy with the food.

    Is this helpful?

  7. Kensho

    Toronto

    14 reviews

    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on March 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    One of my favourite restaurants in Toronto! Amazing authentic food, amazing service! Always a good experience here!

    Is this helpful?

  8. Madi

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 29, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Decision dishes, warm and cozy atmosphere, nice and lovely service providers. Tastes are like grandma foods!

    Is this helpful?

  9. Saif

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 25, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    what an incredible cute spot for authentic cuisine of middle eastern taste, cannot get enough of this place

    Is this helpful?

  10. HiGh

    Toronto

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 24, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent restaurant on Manor Rd just off Yonge near the hustle & bustle of Yonge & Eglinton. Great food, and even better customer service, highly recommend!

    Is this helpful?

  11. WalidY

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 24, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent Syrian cuisine with a cozy and homy atmosphere!

    Is this helpful?

  12. Dkapoor

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 24, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    The food was good, very authentic! The service was nice and it was nice to be able see the owner on the floor providing service and it was nice chatting with her. Best part is that they congratulated us on our new car in a very special way.

    Is this helpful?

  13. OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 23, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our servers were the sweetest and had some great recommendations!

    Is this helpful?

  14. MELODYS

    Toronto

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on February 18, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Been several times and enjoyed it every time. Especially like the beef & cherry dish!

    Is this helpful?

  15. AlaeH

    Toronto

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on February 18, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    We have been here a few times, this place is always great. Great service, great food, great ambience. Only small issue is there is always wait time even if you have a reservation. It is usually not bad, maybe 10 or 15 mins but otherwise the place is great. Highly recommended

    Is this helpful?

  16. Marinna

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food and service! We had a blast celebrating our 10th anniversary there.

    Is this helpful?

  17. Roberto

    Toronto

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    My favourite restaurant in the area, the food is great, the drinks are great, the service is great and the decor is beautiful. 10/10.

    Is this helpful?

  18. Kevin

    Toronto

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 29, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food was excellent - it always is. The staff of this family-owned restaurant are lovely and the service is as excellent as the food. A must-try.

    Is this helpful?

  19. MartinMcN

    San Francisco

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on December 17, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    The Zezafoun Staff were very accommodating to us, and their recommendations and food was excellent, as always!

    Is this helpful?

  20. SafaS

    Vancouver

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 16, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    One of the best places ! Family vibe restaurant ! Highly recommended.

    Is this helpful?

  21. SuzyS

    Toronto

    21 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on December 15, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Very friendly staff. Very quaint location. Very tasty appetizers.

    Is this helpful?

  22. Geeeee

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 14, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 5
    Definitely tasted like home cooking in a very cozy environment.

    Is this helpful?

  23. SergeyG

    Toronto

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on December 10, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food, great service, cozy environment. One of the best restaurants in this neighbourhood

    Is this helpful?

  24. Saif

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 10, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    one of the best places to have delicious food, cannot recommend it enough!

    Is this helpful?

  25. Jane

    Indiana

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 9, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The most delicious food in Toronto. The mezza plates are the best. I had the makdous fatteh and it was fabulous. Every dish is a winner.

    Is this helpful?

  26. BKlu

    Orlando

    26 reviews

    5.0

    26 reviews

    Dined on December 3, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We've lived in the neighbourhood - 2 blocks away - for a year and a half and finally, after walking by it endless times, decided to try Zezafoun. OMG why did we wait so long?!?!?! What an adorable gem of a restaurant. Note perfect in every way. This is what a neighbourhood restaurant is supposed to be - great food, cozy ambiance, amazing service. Loved it!

    Is this helpful?

  27. DavidC

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 30, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Mostly a new food experience for me. My friend is familiar with Syrian food and liked the quality and quantity and taste. I will be back for more!

    Is this helpful?

  28. OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on November 26, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Family run restaurant. Delicious food! One of our favourite restaurants.

    Is this helpful?

  29. SandfordB

    Toronto

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on November 19, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Zezafoun has a wonderful ambiance and great Syrian good, which is very different from other middle Eastern cuisines. I've been a big fan since it started.

    Is this helpful?

  30. OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 18, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Always delicious and fresh. Run by really sweet ladies. Menu is a decent size, options for meat eaters and vegetarian. Cool and cozy atmosphere inside, perfect for a brunch date

    Is this helpful?

  31. JaimeT

    Toronto

    14 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on November 18, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Been here 20+ times now. Always a treat. This time we had brunch and it was delicious. We had the brunch for 2 people (can’t remember the name) and shawarma pockets. 5/5.

    Is this helpful?

  32. JC1890

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 18, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The was great and the service was friendly and excellent. I will definitely come back again and recommend to friends. It’s the best Syrian food I’ve had so far.

    Is this helpful?

  33. MohammadJ

    San Francisco

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 16, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Lovely place and staff. The food is exquisite. I’ll be back here soon

    Is this helpful?

  34. OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on November 15, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Outstanding service and home-cooked quality ingredients. Everything tasted amazing. I’ve recommended this restaurant to many friends and we’ve all become huge fans of this restaurant.

    Is this helpful?

  35. AidaG

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 13, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food is authentic and tasty. What I like about it is that it is not pretentious, hence its excellence. Therefor the restaurant would appeal to people who have never tasted Syrian or Middle Eastern food. And Aleppo is known as.a Culinary centre. Bravo!

    Is this helpful?

  36. Raghda

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 12, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Everything was fabulous. You feel like you are at home. If you search for a home made food, don't think twice, choose Zezafoun. It's highly recommended.

    Is this helpful?

  37. MaleneH

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 11, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    A very welcoming atmosphere at Zezefoun. The staff are truly excited to share their joy in their Syrian cuisine. Wonderful new dishes to explore and sharing food at your table makes for the best experience!!

    Is this helpful?

  38. Robobob123

    Toronto

    3 reviews

    2.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on November 11, 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 4
    Made a reservation and they put us in the middle of the room where servers continuously knocked into our arms. There was a table by the window free and they decided to put us in the most inconvenient spot. We were ignored and had to continue to grab their attention and we were in the middle of the restaurant. Food was dropped us with no explanation on what was what. Really not sure what exactly we ate but it was fine. Food itself I did enjoy. So if you only care about that, then, sure come by.

    Is this helpful?

  39. JeahanR

    Toronto

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 10, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing as always; service food people. Outstanding

    Is this helpful?

  40. orjaaa

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 9, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Absolutely fantastic service, delicious food, reasonably priced, great location

    Is this helpful?

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Zezafoun Syrian Cuisine using the Order Online button.

Zezafoun Syrian Cuisine is rated 4.9 stars by 156 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 p.m.


Booked 4 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for Zezafoun Syrian Cuisine

4 Manor Rd E, Toronto, ON M4S 1P8

Additional information

  • Cross Street
    Closest intersection is Yonge and Eglinton
  • Neighbourhood
    Yonge–Eglinton
  • Hours of Operation
    Brunch Fri–Sun 11:00 am–4:00 pm Dinner Tue–Thu 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Fri, Sun 4:00 pm–10:00 pm Sat 4:00 pm–11:00 pm
  • Price
    CAN$31 to CAN$50
  • Cuisines
    Syrian, Middle Eastern, Comfort Food
  • Dining style
    Home Style
  • Dress Code
    Smart Casual
  • Parking Details
    Street Parking
  • Public Transit
    Nearest subway stations are Yonge St E and Davisville
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive Chef
    Yolla
  • Additional
    Beer, Cocktails, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Vegan, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    (416) 322-7707
  • Catering
    Our experienced team in catering will provide you with the best options based on your catering needs, once we receive the information about your request we will provide you with few options based on our existing menu.
  • Private party facilities
    We host all kind of private events, our seating capacity indoor is 32 and outdoor is 18. A tailored menu will be provided upon request. previous events: wedding receptions, corporate dinners, graduations, engagement, birthdays.
  • Privacy Policy
  • Terms of Use
  • Cookies and Interest-Based Ads
  • Cookie Preferences
Copyright © 2024 OpenTable, Inc. 1 Montgomery St Ste 500, San Francisco CA 94104 - All rights reserved.
OpenTable is part of Booking Holdings, the world leader in online travel and related services.
Booking Logo
Priceline Logo
KAYAK Logo
Agoda Logo
OpenTable Logo