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O&B Canteen

330 King Street W, TIFF Bell Lightbox, Toronto, Ontario M5V 3X2, Canada
+1 647-288-4710
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good42%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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Canadian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
330 King Street W, TIFF Bell Lightbox, Toronto, Ontario M5V 3X2, Canada
Neighbourhood: Downtown West
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We stopped here after a movie at TIFF. It is not exactly inviting in spite of the place being very quiet. We were ignored when we first walked in until we asked if we can sit anywhere. The place is rather utilitarian, dark and with...More

Thank TorontoMusicman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had lunch here and we were very happy with the quality of the meal. The waiter was very friendly and helpful.

Thank Thomas W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to O&B Canteen pre theatre and it was bustling. Good thing we made a reservation. The food was very good and reasonably priced. We had the soup of the day which was a vegetable purée and full of flavour. We each ordered an...More

Thank Lori C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a gift card for Canteen that I wanted to use so we went after the theatre one day - it's certainly convenient to those two playhouses. To be honest, I expected better of an O&B restaurant. Other restaurants have had fantastic food and...More

Thank Ryjones
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I visit went here prior to a Hoc Docs film yesterday. We both ordered the Canteen breakfast but were supremely disappointed by the quality and the cooking of the food. The "over easy" eggs were barely cooked and falling apart, the sausage...More

Thank Thomas Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I really liked the vibe- was very promptly seated, didn't have a reservation. ordered a green Kale salad, nicely done with goat cheese. For the main course I really enjoyed the Seared Tuna.. was exquisite!

Thank BigKingfisher007
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

My wife & I just finished a light meal here which was a serious disappointment. I ordered the daily soup which was too highly spiced to taste the ingredients and "spicy octopus- patatas bravas". The octopus was burnt, the slender ends of the limbs looking...More

Thank RDConsult
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Pretty good prices and great taste. Service was quick and we were in and out pretty fast, we were going to a musical. There is a patio and an inside sitting area. They have some quick grab and go type counter as well. TIFF members...More

Thank sneekymongoose
Reviewed 29 March 2017

I loved Canteen when it first opened. Loved their mac and cheese, prosciutto arugula pizza and a few others. In recent years, the menu has changed and is just not as a good. I would normally give it 4 but my last visit on Monday...More

Thank kateaspencer
Reviewed 20 March 2017

It took much longer than expected to buy some sandwiches and drinks to take out. While the food was tasty, I'm not so sure I'd want to come back to this place. The server or cashier at the takeout bar was not being very efficient...More

Thank Jenna C
Downtown West
Downtown West is home to Toronto's gorgeous Inner
Harbor, and is a must-visit for lovers of art and the
outdoors. The area's rich cultural heritage is
celebrated by a number of monuments and museums,
giving the neighborhood a mature feel. As a premier
destination for modern art, people here stroll through
the cool contemporary pieces at the Power Plant, enjoy
the outdoor installations along Queen's Quay and Canoe
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Do you have a list of the nutritional information on each of your entrees?
1 June 2016|
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Response from OntarioCanuck1 | Reviewed this property |
I do not recall on the menu, most places have that information available if u ask but if important u could call or email them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 330 King Street W, TIFF Bell Lightbox, Toronto, Ontario M5V 3X2, Canada
    (King and John Streets)
  • Public Transportation: By subway, exit at St. Andrew station on Yonge-University Spadina line, north west corner. Travel two blocks west on King Street. By streetcar, access the King St. (504) streetcar to John St.
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown West
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown West
  • Phone Number: +1 647-288-4710
  • E-mail