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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 good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“bone marrow” (44 reviews)
“tongue” (24 reviews)
“charcuterie” (23 reviews)
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928 Dundas St W, Toronto, Ontario M6J 1W3, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Anthony Bourdain loves this place. Very unique dishes and nice atmosphere. Pretty good service too. They don’t take reservations. Close to little Italy.

Thank TJRTravel
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Get the Eclair!!! It’s out of this world. Their chef is a food wizard 🧙🏼‍♂️ to have come up with this dish. Other things we ate... wedge salad (comes with steak), foie tortone (with passionfruit), spring carbonara (lick the plate), bone marrow (do a shot...More

Thank Dejun L
Reviewed 1 May 2018

I don't dispute the qualiy of the dishes, but the quantity and value for money is another story. Seriously, a $22 charcuterie plate that doesn't include bread and has some paper thin meat slices (even thinner than paper in some cases). An order of bread...More

Thank born_to_run_Canadian
Reviewed 14 April 2018

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 4 April 2018

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
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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