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El Arriero

South American, Colombian
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276 Jane St, Toronto, Ontario M6S 3Z2, Canada
12:00 - 21:45
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Toronto, Canada
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127 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've been visiting this restaurant for over 10 years. It's VERY authentic and delicious. I've tried almost every item on the menu and they are all really good. My favourite one is the carne asada or the sancocho de cola. My husband loves the mar y Tierra. We always order the empanadas for a start, which are extremely delicious. My... More 

Thank AngelBebe
Brantford, Canada
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came for lunch today and enjoyed everything we ordered! We had the arepas with cheese and the empanadas to start. The salsa served with the empanadas was spicy in the tastiest way! For our main courses, we enjoyed the flautas (fried chicken tacos), chicken enchiladas and tacos al pastor. Each plate came served with a generous portion of rice... More 

Thank Bonnie F
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

I'm a regular at this Baby Point restaurant (west end Toronto) the Sopa de Mariscos (seafood soup) is fantastic. Contains: -clams -mussels -whitefish -crab -shrimp -octopus, and -squid It's possible that I missed something. Must be tried! And comes with a side of rice and avocado. I've tried other dishes, they are great too, but this one keeps me coming... More 

Thank dmbpgbia
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

The service and food was excellent. The owner was helpful in guiding is through the menu and keep checking to ensure we enjoy the food such as how to enjoy Spanish bacon etc.

Thank Peter Y
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152 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2014 via mobile

Not quite Mexican but very similar, Arrieros holds down the area as the original "taco spot" in Baby Point. Mostly visited by "people of Spanish influenced decent", here you will find beverages like "Colombiana" (Colombiam soda that tastes like coke and cream soda mixed together) and all sorts of fare that resembles Mexican (tacos, burritos, choriqueso...). It's all quite good... More 

Thank DJKham
Barrie, Canada
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10 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2014

We came to this restaurant at 3 PM on a Monday and although operating schedule, website and Facebook page states that they are open they were close. Can't find any good Colombian restaurant open in Toronto for lunch. What a shame!

Thank maritzgla
Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2014

Food & service were very good! I did decide on a Mexican item when I was there and found it to be very tasty. It made me want to come back. Next time, though, I would choose a Columbian dish to compare.

Thank Dre R
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2014 via mobile

Wife and 4 year old daughter went there for dinner on recommendation from a Colombian friend. What a find. It's a small resto with 6 picnic style tables. Very cozy with a Colombian vibe. The Colombian dishes were great. I had the paisa. It was huge with rice, a very savoury sausage, egg, plantain, beans, bacon and sausage. Can't remember... More 

Thank peterandkaori
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2012 via mobile

I moved to this area in august 2011, tried Los Arrieros, and absolutely fell in love. I went about 5 times in as many weeks afterwards, and although ive since branched out a lot more (with the awesome Bloor West Village so close), this place is still a staple for me. It truly feels like a columbian restaurant, and the... More 

Thank Brent M
Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2012

A friend was visiting from out of town and I took the day off work. We decided to grab lunch and I suggested Jane street around Annette because I had noticed several Latin-inspired restaurants and shops in the area on my bike commutes I and from work. I have had a long-time love for Mexican, New Mexican, and all spicy... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
South American, Colombian
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:45
12:00 - 21:45
12:00 - 21:45
12:00 - 21:45
12:00 - 21:45
12:00 - 21:45
12:00 - 21:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 276 Jane St, Toronto, Ontario M6S 3Z2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > York-Crosstown
  • Neighbourhood: York-Crosstown
  • Phone Number: 4167611600

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

Staying in York-Crosstown

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York-Crosstown is a sleepy area of Toronto dotted gorgeously with hills and farmland, stately homes and parks. An affluent district in parts, the stately houses at Baby Point along Jane Street are especially breathtaking, and make for a lovely wander on a clear day. Parks are bountiful in York-Crosstown, which makes it a vibrant area for outdoor play and sports, providing a break from the hustle of Toronto's busy, jam-packed city center. For a little spice after a walk in the park, the Little Jamaica area of York sports cheap, authentic food from the Caribbean. This area is restful and more orientated towards outdoor activity and the exploration of nature.
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