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Woodlot

4.7
1041 reviews
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CAN$31 to CAN$50
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Canadian
Top tags:
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Good for a Date
Woodlot Restaurant offers honest and simple handmade cuisine.

We offer both a meat and vegetarian version of our menu, with lots of cooking done over open fire.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Canadian, Comfort Food, Vegetarian
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Hours of Operation
Dinner:
Sunday - Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm (last call for food)
Thursday - Saturday 5:00 - 11:00pm (last call for food)
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Phone number
(647) 342-6307
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Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Casual Dress
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Executive Chef
David Haman
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Catering
Negotiable
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Cross Street
College + Bathurst
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Parking Details
Public lot available
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Public Transit
We are located at College St and Palmerston Ave
Additional
Bar Dining, Beer, Chef's Table, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Wine
What 1041 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
4.7
Food
4.6
Service
4.6
Ambience
4.2
Value
Noise · Moderate
97% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Outsanding service, familiarity with menu, prepared to make alterations for dietary restrictions. Ambiance and Fare Quality wonderful.

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5.0Dined on May 5, 2018

My wife and I have been going to Woodlot for almost 5 years. We recently celebrated our 3rd anniversary there and were greeted with exemplary service and outstanding food. Always a treat.

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5.0Dined on May 4, 2018

The service was very good. Overall, the food was pricey.

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5.0Dined on May 3, 2018

Arrived close to opening and was welcomed warmly. Highly recommend for their excellent food and service. Will be back to impress significant others!

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5.0Dined on May 3, 2018

First time there and was not disappointed. Menu seems limited until you combine different tastes and pair with great wine and beer selection. A must try in Toronto.

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5.0Dined on April 17, 2018

Amazing atmosphere, unbelievably delicious food and the our server was so friendly and knowledgeable. A perfect evening !

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5.0Dined on April 16, 2018

One of our VERY BEST restaurant meals! Very creative menu, impressive libations list & great service.

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Fantastic space; creative menu. We had a great date dinner!

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4.0Dined on April 11, 2018

I loved everything about it except the noise level and loud music ,although it is not as bad as many other restaurants.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

My wife and I were on a trip before our first child. The Woodlot came up in a search and one glance at the menu convinced us. From the ambiance to the menu, this is truly an unexpected and welcome surprise.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Great experience. Unique cocktails. Onion soup was exceptional. Other interesting delicious starters. Very tasty entrees. Good place if you are looking for something different on a menu that also tastes great. Would highly recommend a visit.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Came here for a late night dinner with my partner. Heard a lot of good things and been meaning to try it out. Good thing I did cause the dishes were spectacular. Good service. Great wine and cocktails.

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4.0Dined on April 6, 2018

A lovely spot still full after several years. Clearly word of mouth is good. Under-rated.

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5.0Dined on April 2, 2018

Both the food and service were excellent. The meat/vegetable menu division was a great touch

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Excellent meal. Great service. Wonderful cocktails and dessert.

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3.0Dined on March 31, 2018

The plates are very small (even the entrees) and for the price, don't really make sense. This could be forgivable if the food was up to par, but unfortunately it isn't. The leek tart was passable but really underwhelming and tasted just like it's parts, not a cohesive whole. The marinated artichokes were quite terrible and basically inedible. The staff was really kind and attentive, but we went for some nice food to celebrate a special occasion and on that account we felt let down. We won't be going back, and I would not recommend this restaurant to anyone.

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5.0Dined on March 23, 2018

Food was great and the price was reasonable, a lovely restuarant.

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4.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Food was good. Note that you have to wait a while and this isn’t a great choice if you have diet restrictions. Food tasted good though and the place is really cute.

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Service, food, atmosphere, all amazing! Our favourite place when we lived in Toronto and now our favourite place to come back to when we visit!

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5.0Dined on March 15, 2018

As always a great meal. Good food and cocktails along with a cozy space. Definitely a go to spot for me!

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5.0Dined on March 14, 2018

As always we had an absolutely lovely time! We came on a whim because one of us (it was me) was feeling sad and needed a good meal and a great glass of wine. Service was perfect, we always really appreciate how good Woodlot is about pacing. We like to have lots of time in between our course and it was spot on! The pappardelle was delicious! The pasta is always the best course in my opinion. The wine list is also impressive. Love that natural and minimal intervention style. Everyone who spoke to us was kind and charming and human. Great experience all in all.

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4.0Dined on March 13, 2018

Service was okay; not overly friendly or informative when asked about menu. Server seemed tired and apathetic.
Food was great. Onion soup delicious although on the sweet side. Guinea hen very nice but not outstanding for the price. Cocktail was flavorless. Wouldn't return.

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5.0Dined on March 11, 2018

The server was very knowledgeable and made everything on the menu seem sexy. We took all of his suggestions and they were all excellent. Of note: the mushroom appetizer is AMAZING. The pappardelle pasta was also excellent, but maybe a touch salty. The pork had just the right amount of sweetness and flavor. It was a great evening.

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5.0Dined on March 11, 2018

Phenomenal food and service! Can’t wait to go back!!

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4.0Dined on March 11, 2018

Lovely and cozy. Food delicious and fresh! Dark ambiance, but that was ok, it hides the wrinkles! Server was so knowledgeable and friendly with no attitude.

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5.0Dined on March 8, 2018

Cozy atmosphere, great service, delicious creative flavor pairings with fresh ingredients. I had the mushrooms to start (best mushroom dish I've ever had) and the stuffed squash as my main. So great.

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5.0Dined on March 3, 2018

Table was ready and nestled in the middle of the venue. Excellent atmosphere across the entire restaurant making this a great date spot or place to celebrate a special day with a small group. The service & menu depth are balanced making it easy to take your time and enjoy your meal. Our meals arrived piping hot on pre-warmed plates. If I am to pick on one thing, the wines by the glass (4 red/ 4 white) were too narrow for my taste as 2 of the 4 reds were of the same variety. That said the by the bottle menu is full of selection. I would recommend this spot to anyone interested in a nice night out.

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5.0Dined on March 1, 2018

Food, wine, staff all wonderful, might be my new favorite spot for a dinner out with family and friends

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5.0Dined on March 1, 2018

Had an amazing second experience at woodlot for our anniversary. Food was just as amazing as we remembered, and you can’t beat the ambiance.

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5.0Dined on February 27, 2018

Don't miss a chance to go to this fantastic gem of a restaurant. Woodlot is our go-to for celebrations. It is a tasting adventure every time. Staff is great as well.

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4.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Everything was great aside from our server. He was very dismissive and barely present

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4.0Dined on February 25, 2018

We had a lovely evening - great food and wonderful service.

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Always good and constantly impressed.

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5.0Dined on February 21, 2018

Never disappoints. Will keep going every chance I get when they change their menu.

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4.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Food was delicious and our server was super friendly. My only piece of advice would be to not wear a wool coat. They have a wood fire oven and my coat carried the smell for 2 days!!

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5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

Great menu, great helpful staff to work around dietary restrictions, amazing quality of ingredients for the price point, a legitimate gem.

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5.0Dined on February 16, 2018

Loved it here. Cozy atmosphere & amazing comfort food taken to the next level.

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5.0Dined on February 13, 2018

We were in town from Minneapolis to see the city and enjoy some good food while visiting friends. This was our one date night, and it also doubled as a Valentine’s date. We loved the whole experience. The food and drink were wonderful, as was the service and ambience. We would love to dine at Woodlot again the next time we’re in Toronto.

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5.0Dined on February 11, 2018

Wonderful food and ambience, our favourite place for a special dinner.

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5.0Dined on February 10, 2018

Woodlot never lets us down and it's most perfect on a snowy winter evening. Delicious food and amazing service. Our favorite date night.

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