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Utopia Cafe & Grill

$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Little Italy
Canadian, Bar, International, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
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586 College St, Toronto, Ontario M6G 1B3, Canada
+1 416-534-7751
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11:30 - 00:00
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Sun 11:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 00:00
Fri 11:30 - 01:00
Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Toronto
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a nice local craft beer list, and a bunch of custom mayos for fry dipping. Just something different and good. Try the scotch bonnet mayo.

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Thank jayaechpee
London, Canada
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102 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

We all ended up in Toronto (coming from London and Stratford respectively) and Utopia was recommended for dinner. We had a large table in the back - it was quite drafty. Waitress was attentive. Menu had a fair selection. My sister in law and I had the crab cakes which were quite good - decent size for 3 of them.... More 

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Thank Pat M
Toronto, Canada
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87 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

I ordered the curried potato, squash and chickpea burrito. The portion size was pretty big. I liked that it came with a salad to balance it out. The wrap was thin and it was baked, making the outside crispy. I loved how there was more of the actual filling. There were many options, but since I eat a more plant-based... More 

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Thank Peiji
Toronto, Canada
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234 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We made a quick stop here for soup and coffee. Coffee was good and the soup was delicious. Will have to return to try some of the other options on the menu. The tables were clean and the general ambiance was welcoming and warm. The menu has some excellent GF and Vegan options to try. Next time Im in the... More 

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Thank Rivergirl1
Mississauga
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406 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

We were heading to a mid-afternoon movie, and first had lunch at Utopia, upon a recommendation. We tried the daily soups, which were just delicious and a great way to start the meal on a cold day. For lunch, I had the grilled cheese - it was huge!! Very tasty sandwich, with tons of cheese; I could only eat half,... More 

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Thank VNKSmith
Sydney, Australia
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107 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Utopia cafe do burgers well, really well. The burger patties are beautifully grilled and use real meat that still has texture. The servings were generous and not miserly. The House burger and the Bacon & Cheese burgers were the most popular selection on our visit. the Utopia Cafe is well worth a visit if you are in the neighborhood and... More 

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Thank Frank V
Toronto, Canada
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67 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Brilliant small location, with a patio. Food and service were also amazing. Can't wait to go again! I was so unbelievably happy with the food, it tasted so good!

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Thank anmolkaur09
Rochester, New York, United States
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2016

I am no Toronto native, but my cousin is and I demand that she brings me here every time I visit her. I've only gotten burgers and poutine, but everything else looks amazing too.

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Thank Violeta M
Toronto, Canada
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67 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

A cute authentic bar and grill. Not extremely busy so it made for a peaceful lunch. A lot of vegetarian options available and the food was made to perfection. Service could have done with a little improvement in terms of server politeness, but i definitely plan to make many more visits for the food.

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Thank anmolkaur09
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2016

As a family we loved utopia hamburger used to be our favourite in town, but the last two visits the quality had plummeted , burger meat was too hard to chew ( old and reheated) fries were black, very slow service and inattentive waitress. The surprising part we got charged $ 2 for extra mayonnaise!!!. We are definitely boycotting it.

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Thank Jibal

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Cuisine
Canadian, Bar, International, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:00
Thursday
11:30 - 00:00
Friday
11:30 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 586 College St, Toronto, Ontario M6G 1B3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Little Italy
  • Neighbourhood: Little Italy
  • Phone Number: +1 416-534-7751

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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 Little Italy

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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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