Tundra Restaurant & Bar

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Tundra remains true to its original concept-Canadian inspired cuisine. Under the tutelage of Toronto native, Kevin Prendergast, our culinary brigade offers a wealth of cooking techniques and styles, thanks to their multicultural and ethnically diverse backgrounds.
Inspired by fresh, locally sourced produce and protein, sustainable seafood and foraged gems from independent purveyors, our team passionately makes each dining experience unique-depending on the season and the ingredients.
The wine list is well sourced offering variety in by the glass, bottle and vintage selections. Canadian craft beer and cocktails that are both classic, yet original are always available.
Elegant & stylish, yet relaxed and welcoming with warm, excellent service-always an enchanting experience.
Open for breakfast, lunch & dinner with well tailored menus for all dining experiences.

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Tundra Restaurant & Bar, located in the heart of downtown on the lobby level of the Hilton Toronto, is the ideal choice to host your private function - be it a black tie event, intimate dinner, corporate event or simply a casual gathering with family and friends to celebrate a personal achievement.

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Sun 11:00AM - 1:00PM 5:00PM - 6:00PM 9:00PM - 10:00PM
Mon - Fri 11:00AM - 11:45AM 12:00PM - 1:00PM 5:00PM - 6:00PM 9:00PM - 10:00PM
Sat 11:00AM - 1:00PM 5:00PM - 6:00PM 9:00PM - 10:00PM

What 684 People Are Saying
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P
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Met friend for dinner. Service terrific. Our waitress was probably the best wait staff I have had in a long time. Both the drinks and food were great. Will come again.

LN
1 review
Dined on September 1, 2019
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

The pork chop meal is to die for! Friendly staff, and very relaxing room setting.

AK
Toronto
7 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2019
Overall 2Food 1Service 3Ambience 5

Frittata tasted horrible, potatoes oily and not tasty, no proper decaf European latte. Water was not refilled until asked. Atmosphere was calm and pleasant but menu really needs rewamping!

BO
Toronto
22 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2019
Overall 3Food 4Service 2Ambience 2

Very slow brunch service if you don’t do the buffet and even the buffet goers didn’t get coffee quickly, surly head guy too.

WS
Toronto
1 review
Dined on July 25, 2019
Overall 2Food 4Service 2Ambience 2

Have used this restaurant for business lunches on many occasions. This time the service fell short and the carpeted floors were littered with debris including a peach pit.

PG
Toronto
7 reviews
Dined on July 19, 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Had a girls night here recently for Summerlicious and it was great. It is very spacious and quiet as well as wheelchair accessible. The food was good and portions decent. Downsides...parking, regular menu is pricey.

OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on July 8, 2019
Overall 2Food 5Service 1Ambience 2

Attended at Tundra for Summerlicious 2019 and the service received was horrible. Ordered steak but was provided no steak knives when asked was given one to share between the two of us and told that they were all out because of an event and that kitchen said butter knife would work. The server couldnt be bothered to refil water or ask whether we wanted more drinks. HUGE DISAPPOINTMENT! The food was okay although the cold soup should have been noted in menu as was not expecting that.

K
Toronto
6 reviews
Dined on June 27, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

I’ve had club sandwiches in many restaurants.... this one tops the list! Delicious! And fast- they have a ‘quick’ lunch menu if you’re short on time. Excellent accommodating service, outstanding food, and great location- close to downtown, union station. Definitely recommend!

NA
1 review
Dined on June 25, 2019
Overall 3Food 2Service 3Ambience 3

lounge was noisy and it was difficult to talk to my guest initially. later it was okay.

but it was an unpleasant start to conversation.

BC
Toronto
1 review
Dined on June 17, 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 3Ambience 4

An enjoyable place for a quiet dinner with friends. Bar area is relatively noisy but does not affect adjacent dining room.

EL
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on June 16, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

A great place for pre theatre lunch/brunch. My guests loved it.

OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on June 14, 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 2

No complaints. Great experience and always yummy food. Only thing I think is strange that for a fairly pricey meal we are not given any bread and must pay for it by choosing a basket of bread with olives from the appetizer menu. That is pretty petty I think. Just make the bread a part of the eating experience.

T
Toronto
15 reviews
Dined on June 7, 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 3

The tables are very close together which means that several people can hear your conversations. Why don’t they sit people a little more sparsely especially when the place is less than half-full. Food and service were very good.

AH
Milwaukee
6 reviews
Dined on May 30, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Delicious meal, well presented. Enjoyed the roasted lamb.

Tundra Restaurant & Bar
Responded on June 3, 2019

Hi AndreaH, Thank you for sharing your feedback about your experience in Tundra restaurant. Happy to hear you enjoyed your dining experience. I will pass your kind comments onto the team. Looking forward to serving you again! thank you, Jonathan Joaquim Director of Food & Beverage

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OT
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on May 25, 2019
Overall 1Food 1Service 1Ambience 3

This was the worse restaurant experience I’ve ever had. Let’s start with the awful waiter, this guy was extremely rude when he approached the table and it was obvious he didn’t care to be there. I had to ask multiple times for a refill, remind the guy to bring steak knives, and he had no clue about anything on the menu. The food was horrible too, ordered the ribeye steak, it was like chewing on rubber and an extremely thin cut of meat. I have no clue how this place has more than one star, it was absolutely horrible service and food. To give a comparison the chain Texas Road House was about 1000X times better. Save your time and money, and go somewhere else.

E
Toronto
1 review
Dined on May 18, 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

From the moment we walked in the service was impeccable. The squash-potato soup was delicious and perfectly smooth. The chicken wrap was excellent, and although it tasted great, the Beyond Burger was soggy from the the pickles and tomato on top of the patty. This was my first time at this restaurant and I would definitely return.

Tundra Restaurant & Bar
Responded on June 3, 2019

Hi Ellen, Thank you for sharing your feedback about your experience in Tundra restaurant. So glad you enjoyed your experience. I will pass your comments onto our culinary team so that we can make improvements. Looking forward to serving you again! thank you, Jonathan Joaquim Director of Food & Beverage

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DE
New York Area
18 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Very comfortable. Unlike some hotel restaurants, this one is not noisy, so the meal can be enjoyed. The food is good and the service is as well. That's a good combination. We'll be back.

Tundra Restaurant & Bar
Responded on June 3, 2019

Hi DeanE, Thank you for sharing your feedback about your experience in Tundra restaurant. I will pass your kind comments onto the team, and we look forward to serving you again soon. thank you, Jonathan Joaquim Director of Food & Beverage

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M
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Dinner prior to attending Opera. Service designed to coordinate with Opera start time. An excellent special Opera menu, as well as able to order from regular menu. All designed for a most enjoyable pre-Opera dinner! Much appreciated, and very well done!

HC
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on May 3, 2019
Overall 3Food 3Service 3Ambience 4

Went here with family and most of us were disappointed with our food. The burgers were dry, the mac&cheese needed something else, and the curry was too salty. The service was a bit slow as well, despite it not being too busy while we were there.

WH
1 review
Dined on May 2, 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 3

Very good service and food. Accommodated our schedule change well.

Z
Toronto
27 reviews
Dined on May 2, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The food was beautifully presented and tasted delicious. Service was attentive even as it got busier. We eat here often as we have an opera subscription and Tundra never disappoints.

EB
Denver
10 reviews
Dined on April 27, 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 3

Always a go-to choice for pre-theatre dinner, where you can count on the staff to get your meals to you asap

OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on April 27, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 3Ambience 3

Anniversary was amazing.

LO
1 review
Dined on April 27, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great evening, great food excellent service and awareness of our evening performance starting time.

SP
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The waiter we had was very nice, prompt, and helpful. My girlfriend was almost in tears when he went out of his way to bring us a special dessert for our anniversary. Her meal and my Steak in particular were amazing. Thank you Tundra for making a life memory!

AR
1 review
Dined on April 3, 2019
Overall 1Food 1Service 1Ambience 3

I would not recommend this restaurant to anyone. Our party found the service to be poor - the server was inattentive despite there only being a handful of diners in the restaurant. Food was also bland - the bison burger bun was soggy and falling apart when it arrived, and the salad was similarly soggy and disappointing.

If you're looking to host a colleague for lunch in the financial core there are plenty of better options, skip this one.

Tundra Restaurant & Bar
Responded on April 26, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Tundra Restaurant. We are sorry that your experience was not what you were expecting. Based on your rating and comments, I would like to connect with you directly regarding your experience. Could you kindly send your email address and/or telephone number to...and I will personally reach out to you. I look forward to hearing from you. Jonathan Joaquim Director of Food & Beverage Hilton Toronto

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TS
1 review
Dined on March 28, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

A large conference day last week, promptly seated my Daughter and I with a reservation. Service was great, as was the food, served hot and timely. The setting made for a great time to chat with my daughter not noisy at all .
An overall pleasurable experience.

Tundra Restaurant & Bar
Responded on April 3, 2019

Hi, Thank you for sharing your feedback! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your experience, and that the food and service was to your liking. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Thank you, Jonathan Joaquim Director of Food & Beverage Hilton Toronto

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SX
New England
40 reviews
Dined on March 27, 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

Tundra has a limited but well-selected menu. Food is exceptional and service very good. Perfect for a stay-in or business meal at the Hilton.

Tundra Restaurant & Bar
Responded on April 3, 2019

Hi, Thank you for sharing your feedback! We are pleased you enjoyed your experience with us, and we look forward to welcoming you again soon. Thank you, Jonathan Joaquim Director of Food & Beverage Hilton Toronto

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JE
Toronto
10 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

It is always friendly and nice. Very convenient before the opera. Food is of good quality new menu nice

Tundra Restaurant & Bar
Responded on April 3, 2019

Hi, We are glad you enjoyed your dining experience! We are glad you enjoyed our new menu, as we are very excited about this as well. We look forward to serving you again! Thank you, Jonathan Joaquim Director of Food & Beverage Hilton Toronto

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CH
1 review
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 1Food 1Service 1Ambience 3

We were not given the full menu available because the server told us they were " in transition " which was a lie . All the diners who came after us were given the full menu. Needless to say we were most annoyed and will not have dinner there again. Disappointing because we had gone on the website to choose our meal only to be given the limited

Tundra Restaurant & Bar
Responded on April 3, 2019

Hi, Thank you for sharing your feedback! I am disappointed to hear about your experience. We do have a transition period between 11am -11:30am, and between 3pm-5pm, however you should have been provided with the menu afterwards. We will use this feedback to ensure we continue to provide guests with service throughout the day. We hope you give us another chance, and we look forward to serving you again soon! Thank you, Jonathan Joaquim Director of Food & Beverage Hilton Toronto

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JV
1 review
Dined on March 21, 2019
Overall 1Food 1Service 1Ambience 2

The steak was chewy and the frites were soggy. The service was slow. I wound not recommend this restaurant. Think Hilton could do much better.

MF
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on March 17, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Location perfect as we were going to the Ballet next door. Great choice on the menu but not overwhelming amount to choose from. Staff were professional and helpful as our waiter kept an eye on the clock to ensure we were not late for the show. Food delicious and perfect quantity. The restaurant was a little cool but tolerable. I would go again!

LG
1 review
Dined on March 14, 2019
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Good food
Good choice
Great service
Perfect location for a night at the ballet!

TO
Toronto
8 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Always a good pre-ballet spot for dinner. Every time, I am pleasantly surprised how good the food is.

N
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great food and service. Enjoyed the menu choices before attending a ballet. Right across the street from the venue for our show. Nice children’s menu for the kids as well. Would recommend!

EL
Toronto
6 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

A perfect spot when attending opera or ballet performances!!

Tundra Restaurant & Bar
Responded on March 12, 2019

Hi, Thank you for sharing your feedback! we are happy to hear you enjoyed your time at Tundra, and look forward to serving you again soon! Thank you, Jonathan Joaquim Director of Food & Beverage Hilton Toronto

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b
Toronto
6 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 3

Great breakfast spot for business. Quick, room between tables, and not too busy. Service was attentive and enthusiastic without being interfering.

TL
Toronto
1 review
Dined on February 26, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

It's a perfect spot to eat.
Great food. It's fantastic place.

HL
Tampa
3 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 3Ambience 3

The food was good but the service was a bit slow. We ordered from the prix fixe menu so that was a bit surprising.

GR
Toronto
27 reviews
Dined on February 18, 2019
Overall 2Food 1Service 3Ambience 2

We went to Tundra on Feb. 18 for brunch. We purchased 4 buffet breakfasts at $27.00 per person. Unfortunately the food and selection was average . You had your regular breakfast items; scrambled eggs, bacon, sausages, cereal, yogurt, breads, etc. For $27.00 I would expect some nicer items liked smoked salmon and assorted cheeses but what was most disappointing was the pastry selection. A few croissants, some cut fruits and 2 plain muffins (bran and raisin). I would expect much more from a restaurant in the Hilton. Wasn’t the worst but sorry I can’t say I would return.

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