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Black Hoof

928 Dundas St W, Toronto, Ontario M6J 1W3, Canada
+1 416-551-8854
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“bone marrow” (43 reviews)
“tongue” (24 reviews)
“charcuterie” (22 reviews)
Canadian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
928 Dundas St W, Toronto, Ontario M6J 1W3, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been wanting to visit the Hoof for a while now. Given the history of this place and the number of Toronto chefs who have passed through this kitchen, I went in with high expectations and was not disappointed. Went with a friend on a...More

Thank passportradio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wonderful discovery highly recommended by a local butcher (thanks Jerry)! As advertised, it was a truly "nose to tail" restaurant. We had the Bone Marrow, a first for me, and it was very tasty, I will definite order it again but a much larger...More

Thank George C
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Visited with friends and really enjoyed the evening as an amazing food experience! We shared lots of different and unusual things, all of which were delicious. Notable highlights were the cocktails, horse tartare and bone marrow. Brussel sprout salad and snail pasta were also very...More

Thank suzc22
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

This was a lucky find while on vacation. They had just reopened & we were able to dine at the counter & watch the magic. One dish which I don’t tell all my friends about was the horse tartare. I still feel a little guilty...More

Thank Emily M
Reviewed 14 January 2018

I suppose it depends on your mindset when you arrive - do you expect the absolute finest food available in Toronto (perhaps Canoe?) or a completely immersive dining experience (maybe O.Noir?). Well, The Black Hoof is at neither end of the spectrum, but is a...More

1  Thank SSL260
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Went on a Friday night. Place doesn’t take reservations but we found a spot for two. Very cool/fun vibe, a bit loud though. Food was excellent - I had the Foie Torchon, Bone Marrow, Horse Tartare and Tuna Crudo. Each dish was incredible. Dishes are...More

Thank zahid s
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

The black hoof has had a great history but the new chef James Santon has now taken it over the top. His menu is clever, playful and full of culinary surprises. Highly recommend. Absolutely amazing attention to detail. Great food

Thank chrisbudd2015
Reviewed 5 August 2017

This is not your typical restaurant. This is a bistro you would probably just pass by without even realizing it's there. However don't. Yes, it is hipster, weird and a little bit on a decadent side but it is a great experience for every bit...More

2  Thank Teuta F
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

First time in the city, and this place was highly recommended. Awesome staff, with an interesting menu. The food was excellent, with some of the better servers I have seen.

1  Thank rhino1138
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Black Hoof is not so much a restaurant as a cruel prank being pulled on the bourgeousie by individuals inspired by the philosophy of Dada. And we fell for it, hard. Start with the bread - effectively three dollars a slice for something other restaurants...More

4  Thank 599Angela
At the heart of Toronto, Downtown is the destination
for cheap eats and fast fashion. Cut through by hip
and trendy Yonge Street, the vibe here is young, with
a strong student influence from the Ryerson University
Campus. As a result, the Downtown area is always in
flux: undergoing the construction of new facilities,
with fresh retail spaces and pop-up cafes. Home to
Toronto's largest indoor shopping mall, a number of
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 928 Dundas St W, Toronto, Ontario M6J 1W3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-551-8854
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