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Cardinal Rule

5 Roncesvalles Ave, Toronto, Ontario M6R 2K2, Canada
+1 647-352-0202
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5 Roncesvalles Ave, Toronto, Ontario M6R 2K2, Canada
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Cardinal Rule has a great menu with an amazing variety of dishes for vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, and even omnivorous diets!! The atmosphere is great and they host trivia and movie nights each week. This is BY FAR my favourite place to go for brunch and...More

Thank Cicily D
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Place is crawling with Cockroaches - they are everywhere all over the walls, in the booths, in the food... horrible! Management is aware but only fumigates when health inspector is scheduled to visit. HORRIBLE HORRIBLE. AVOID!!!!

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Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Really liked the menu and service was excellent. Lots of vegetarian options as well as some meat options.

Thank LiliHeit
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We picked this restaurant for a birthday meal as it has both Gluten-Free and Vegan options. Our meals arrived about the same time as the cockroaches began appearing down the walls onto our seats and table. After seeing four roaches in quick succession, we decided...More

2  Thank LogO31
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

We hit the lineup at the right time and spent only a few minutes before being seated. In had the wallop burger and my wife had the classic vegan breakfast. The food was better than before which was pretty damn good. The only knock we...More

Thank kevket
Reviewed 22 July 2017

I took my daughter for dinner at this restaurant a couple of days ago. I picked this restaurant as it had an extensive vegetarian options and also meat lovers choices. This is good for us as my daughter is vegetarian and I like meat. I...More

Thank 2torontotraveller
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Six friends and family had an excellent lunch at Cardinal Rule yesterday. Three vegetarians of our group are vegetarians and there were a number of delicious options to satisfy everyone. I shared the vegetarian burger with my daughter and it was delicious as were the...More

Thank Jane_BOntario
Reviewed 7 May 2017

With only a quick google search for Gluten Free / Vegetarian friendly places to try, we decided to check out The Cardinal Rule. THANK GOODNESS we did. The cook turned around as we entered with a friendly 'hello', and the waitress seated us with a...More

Thank spudpeelz
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Great food and service!! They went out of their way to accomodate and make us welcome. Food is exception could not fault it

Thank bettymai1
Reviewed 23 February 2017

If lived in Toronto I would here every day, every Meal!! The Cardinal Rule has been my go to place every time I go to Toronto with someone that has never been there with me before. The food is to die for, the staff is...More

Thank Greenarrrow
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Roncesvalles Ave, Toronto, Ontario M6R 2K2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > West End
  • Neighbourhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +1 647-352-0202
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