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Black Hoof

#200 of 6,825 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Downtown
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938 Dundas St. W., Toronto, Ontario, Canada
+1 416-551-8854
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18:00 - 23:30
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 18:00 - 23:30
Thu 18:00 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 02:00
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Toronto, Canada
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194 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited the Black Hoof after reading a. Number of positive reviews. While I was happy I went to see what it was about I would not return nor would I recommend it to others. The menu was unique while also playing to some of the expected dishes. They had a charcuterie board, but their expensive surf and turf was... More 

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Thank GarfieldGill
Vancouver, Canada
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182 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The ambiance is really nice here, and they have a lot of unique tapa style dishes. Stop by here for the experience and try the bone marrow, horse tartare and whatever else is exotic to you. The food is good, but the portions are tiny. Really tiny. For the price, it would take a lot to really fill you up.... More 

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Thank DeanandTarra
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I went with our 7 month old (which isn't always easy for the staff). They were extremely helpful. We asked the waiter to order for us and keep the plates coming until we were stuffed. He brought us The Bone marrow, horse tartar, surf and turf, sea beam crudo and the smoked tongue bao. All insanely good.... More 

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Thank Jason G
Toronto, Canada
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Amazing, every dish is spectacular!!! if you are a foodie, you will enjoy this place even more! Great service, my taste buds were so happy! Must try tongue sandwich and fois gras!!!!!

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Thank Liana S
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

This was my last stop on my way home and I've been hearing about this place for awhile now. Finding it wasn't challenging, but with the location, you've still got to keep an eye out, for it will surprise you. The drink selection is nicely put together and it will definitely be an experience that you will remember and hopefully... More 

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Thank Ronald G
Toronto
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1,061 reviews
715 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 407 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016

We had wanted to come here for a while, and after experiencing Jen Agg's Agrikol in Montreal, decided we owed it to ourselves to visit The Black Hoof. The menu is ecclectic, but amazing. The food really was superb. Our favourite dish was most certainly the pork belly and spruce dish. But nothing failed. The drinks were extremely well done,... More 

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Thank MaraFromToronto
Woking, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 December 2016 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

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Thank MR M
Sao Luis, MA
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016 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.

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Thank gustavo c
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95 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

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 

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Thank Glen M
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33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 23:30
Monday
18:00 - 23:30
Thursday
18:00 - 23:30
Friday
18:00 - 02:00
Saturday
18:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 938 Dundas St. W., Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • 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 Downtown

Neighbourhood Profile
Downtown
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 vintage cinemas, and a healthy nightlife centered on the area's Distillery District bar and clubs near the East End, it's both an easygoing daytime spot and a popular party place after sunset. It also features some of Toronto's best outdoor landmarks, including Yonge-Dundas Square and the Nathan Phillips Square: perfect for a concert, a skate, or a relaxing sit-down.
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