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Black Hoof

#138 of 6,754 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Little Italy
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938 Dundas St. W., Toronto, Ontario, Canada
+1 416-551-8854
18:00 - 23:30
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Mon 18:00 - 23:30
Thu 18:00 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 02:00
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Woking, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited here Saturday night and wow what a great place. Great food Great Beer great music fantastic staff what an amazing night out thank you very much black hoof

Thank MR M
Sao Luis, MA
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've come to The black hoof because I've been told about all The amazing entres They have ,And that was true. But unfortunately the waiter was very rude to us. It Seems Like he was forced to attend us. Never gonna come back. But again.. food was good.. Maybe a native canadian would have been better treated.

Thank gustavo c
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75 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

well several people have mentioned the interesting pairing and innovative ways the food is prepared. From a Horse tartar that is both crunchy (its the bits they added to it not the meat itself) to the mushroom medley that I found to be truly inspired to several other dishes that were memorable. The only disappointment came when my visiting dinner... More 

Thank Glen M
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Disappointed to see almost no changes to the menu on our third visit this year. Tried to sample things for the first time, started with hummus and chicken liver which was probably the best thing we had. Moved on to a medley of wild mushrooms that sadly disappointed. Lastly the pork tacos were good but uninspired

Thank Breana123
Toronto, Canada
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75 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Anthony Bourdain hasn't let us down yet! The horse tartare is fantastic but the bone marrow was incredible. Great selection of beer as well. Love this place but be prepared to wait, everyone wants a piece of it.

Thank khrys_2117
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Came here with a couple of friends a few weeks ago while passing through Toronto, and SO glad we did! The food was impeccable - not over complicated, every ingredient treated with respect. We ordered 6 plates for the 3 of us, which may have been our downfall... The bone marrow was a stand out - I was hard pressed... More 

Thank KittyG-Auckland
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Try it all and have fun with the combination of toppings and sausages. There's a reason why it's an established destination in Rosedale. Price is good too and orders are up fast. Enjoy

Thank Salar R
Toronto, Canada
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Good food, good drink, good atmosphere, good times. Upscale hipster crowd. Knowledgeable, accommodating wait staff. A Toronto treasure.

Thank MGworltraveller
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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

If you want to eat your vegetables, go elsewhere. And do not make a dinner date with a vegetarian. Black Hoof is an excellent night out with stellar cocktails and excellent food and wine. The tongue on brioche is sinfully fantastic. We highly recommend it.

Thank Joseph T
Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

It does not matter what you order from the menu. Get everything. Get drinks. Everything is top notch.

Thank Valeriepoupounette

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 02:00
18:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 938 Dundas St. W., Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Little Italy
  • Neighbourhood: Little Italy
  • Phone Number: +1 416-551-8854

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Little Italy

Neighbourhood Profile
Little Italy
Toronto's Little Italy is a city hotspot for cafe culture and nightlife. There's something for everyone in Little Italy, apparent from the cross-section of clubbers in glitzy dresses, and elderly couples arm-in-arm heading to their favorite wine or pasta spot. Cafes spill onto the wide sidewalks, pool lounges and bars are always teeming with noise and activity, and both outdoor and indoor marketplaces are packed with fresh fish, cured meats, and pungent cheeses. All of the activity makes it a perfect spot for people-watching, especially over a nice glass of red wine or a quick and sumptuous slice of pizza at one of the many eateries or trattorias in the area.
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